10 Best Vacation Rentals With A Private Pool In Texas, USA - Updated 2022


One popular saying about the Lone Star State is that everything’s bigger in Texas, and it certainly delivers in terms of activities and attractions. It features a number of beautiful natural tourism spots such as Big Bend National Park, Caddo Lake, Caverns of Sonora, Lost Maples State Natural Area, and Padre Island National Seashore. It’s also the home of eccentric attractions such as the world’s largest cowboy boots and the Cathedral of Junk. The shopping and food scene are not to be dismissed either. Texas, however, is also known for being hot, especially during summer. Make sure to book one of the best vacation rentals with a private pool in Texas, USA, listed below, so you can cool off after a long day of exploring the sights.

1. Lakefront retreat with hot tub access in Austin (from USD 997)

If you are looking to spend a quiet, peaceful holiday in Texas, look no further than this property, which faces Lake Travis and is nestled in a 2-acre (0.8 ha) property. The property is not just fully furnished, it also provides guests access to an infinity pool, a hot tub, and a private boat dock. Some games have also been provided to help renters make the most of your staycation. Worried about space? Don’t be, because this property can house as many as 22 people.

Beautiful Lake Travis Waterfront Retreat
Austin, Texas, United States
230 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 12 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

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this house has it all amazing views and a serene pool for relaxing
gorgeous patio with pool hot tub grill and seating
all of the beds including the pullouts were extremely comfortable
awesome lake view peaceful stay gorgeous updated modern home with perfect infinity pool and hot tub
beautiful views fun pool and spa plenty of room for kids and friends
every room was clean and spotless
highly impressed with the home and the host
kimberly was a great host
she was a very gracious host and made sure to make our stay as wonderful as possible
kim is an incredible host with a fabulous home
beautiful and well appointed home communicative host
this property was absolutely beautiful and prime location for a weekend getaway
the house and property were beautiful and in a great location
a nice house in a great location for family parties with responsive hosts
would recommend this location over and over again to anyone thanks for everything we loved our stay
loved it such a beautiful location on the water and a very beautiful home
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2. Well-furnished hideaway with views of Canyon Lake (from USD 609)

This gorgeous property, which can accommodate as many as 10 people, is perched on top of a cliff, overlooking Canyon Lake. Its isolated location will make guests feel like they have a resort all to themselves, and the features of this property - which includes a pool that provides a bird’s eye view of the surrounding area - help create that illusion. The house is not just pretty, it’s also fully furnished with everything that you may need, including a full kitchen stocked with a variety of spices.

SKYHOUSE Canyon Lake: Private Pool and Lake Views
233 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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beautiful views and quiet comfortable home
we enjoyed the light filled living room fully stocked kitchen and the relaxing deck
super fast wifi all the amenities cozy and comfortable with clean lines
then don't hesitate because the real thing is even better (decks pool lake views and modern amenities)
loved the style loved the view loved the pool
the house is clean and very updated
the place was sparkling clean
despite back-to-back guests the property was exceptionally clean and beds super
sky house was amazing a beautiful clean space with a beautiful view
we’ve stayed in many airbnb this was a nice surprise overall a beautiful clean spacious place to stay
she was very responsive
now combine that with a super attentive host
all around awesome house and helpful hosts
instructions to get there were easy to follow and the host was very attentive and accommodating
the house itself is stunning elizabeth was so kind and quick to respond with any questions we had
it is truly a central tx oasis
great location amazing reviews and very spacious
as soon as you walk in the door it’s a wow
we absolutely fell in love with the location
such a unique and perfect place
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3. Luxurious ranch retreat best for families in Driftwood (from USD 489)

This rental is pretty much a resort for families. Able to accommodate up to 10 people, this property is spacious and charming. Travelers with small children will love the fact that a cot, a high chair, kids’ dinnerware, and some books and toys may be provided for their little ones. Its highlight is, without a doubt, the uniquely designed backdrop, with the swimming pool as its centerpiece. It even comes with a fire pit, and supplies for S'mores are thoughtfully provided by the host for guests’ enjoyment. The house itself is fully furnished and provides easy access to some restaurants.

Family-Friendly Ranch Retreat with a Stunning Pool
Driftwood, Texas, United States
163 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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we loved the backyard:the pool the jacuzzi the fire pit the grill the deck
the house is beautiful we enjoyed the pool area along with the view it had
the view from the pool and hot tub is amazing especially at sunset
and not to mention the view of hill country beyond the pool is serene and beautiful
the beds were also extremely comfortable with all eight of our guests complimenting their nights sleep
super clean and well stocked
such a gorgeous place every room was warm clean and inviting
the place was so private and clean
we loved our stay we felt very comfortable safe and it was very clean
a super clean and very nice home to stay at
ashley was a great host
the host was really great
ashley was super responsive
ashley was truly an amazing host
hosts were very responsive
what a beautiful house and location
a cool location and a quirky space
close to adorable towns like wimberly and near lots of great hiking
the location is great and gives easy access to restaurants wineries groceries store etc
great location plenty of room and really enjoyed pool
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4. Vintage getaway best for couples or solo travelers in Austin (from USD 149)

Finding a place with a pool where solo travelers or couples can stay is difficult, unless you stay at a hotel. This stylish rental provides exactly that. The property is delightful with its vintage decor, and it’s furnished with all the necessities. Its location is perfect too, being just a short driving distance away from the airport and the downtown area of Austin. If these aren’t enough, the host even throws in some toiletries and snacks for guests.

Secluded Decompression Oasis
Austin, Texas, United States
265 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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the kitchen is very well stocked including excellent coffee selection
the pool was incredible and the courtyard was great for private relaxing and grilling in the evenings
pool was great for a nice may day
the pool and courtyard area were great and and we loved the privacy
mod vibe is amazing and the outdoor area and heated pool are just magical
clean cool and quiet
the house was very clean and well organized
the place was clean and tidy
beautiful plants & clean pool
beds comfy and everything clean and well organized
jake was a great host
jake is the perfect host
jake was a great host
jake was an excellent host
jake was a great host from the moment we made the reservation for our trip
feels secluded but is very close and an easy drive to downtown austin
twenty minutes from the airport and super close to everything austin has to offer
great place to get away from it all
an outstanding retreat close by car to everything you need
this place is fantastic and secluded but not far from downtown austin
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5. Pet-friendly cabin on a private ranch in Lometa (from USD 165)

If you value your privacy, consider renting this property. The cabin, which fits four, is in a private ranch. Nature lovers will love the fact that the property provides easy access to attractions such as Colorado Bend State Park, Longhorn Caverns, and Stillhouse Hollow Lake. It is also just a few steps away from a wildflower trail. Besides the swimming pool, guests also get access to a playhouse, which is great for those traveling with kids. Dogs are welcome here as long as the host is informed beforehand.

Secluded cabin on a private nature preserve of 380 acres with hiking trails.
167 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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the stars were gorgeous and the cabin was comfortable
the cabin was clean and comfortable
make sure to bring lots of carrots the pool was clean and refreshing
it was perfect very clean nice owners my son loved feeding the goats and playing in the creek
the hosts were accommodating and friendly
the host was very helpful and accommodating
great owners that are easy to deal with
my kids loved the animals and they were very friendly the pool was definitely a highlight
the animals are friendly but not annoying
offerings in the area are limited in cold weather but the state park is nice for hiking etc
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6. Pet-friendly poolhouse near downtown Smithville (from USD 85)

This property is perfect for those who want to enjoy their privacy but still want to be close to the center of things. The converted pool house, which is good for four, is within walking distance of the downtown area of Smithville. The pool is perfect for helping guests cool down after spending some time under the hot Texas sun. Dogs are welcome here, as long as they stay out of the pool.

Cottage W/ Pool In Historic Downtown
134 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
great little cottage lovely backyard and pool very private
the pool was definitely the main attraction for us and it was so nice and relaxing
it ‘s clean and cozy
the pool was clean and the backyard is beautiful
cottage was cute clean and stocked
the owners were very thoughtful in that regard
the owner was awesome and got right back with me if i had a question
the pool was private and the owner is very thoughtful and provides tubes noodles goggles etc
i would highly recommend this location
tucked away in a nice quiet neighborhood
the pool is great and location is perfect for walking to main street
close to everything in town very private with awesome pool and sitting areas
this was a very accommodating pet friendly location
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7. Pet-friendly home with ocean theme in Galveston (from USD 645)

This rental may be far from the beach, but its ocean theme and swimming pool more than make up for this. Spacious enough to accommodate as many as 14 people, this rental is fully furnished and stocked with everything that guests may need, including cooking supplies. Pets are welcome here, subject to a pet fee. Similarly, parties are allowed here, as long as they are kept small. Restaurants and entertainment options are located close by.

151 reviews  Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the pool and outside deck area
kitchen stocked so well with anything you would need
house was clean and as described
it was very clean and much larger and beautiful than the pictures depict
was clean and comfortable and we had a great experience
everything was extremely tidy and clean
we enjoyed the pool the home was very clean and plenty of room for everyone
the owners were very nice and quick to respond to questions
thank you to the owners and to richard for an amazing stay see you next year
slept 14 comfortable and kid friendly
the location was great
the location is extremely ideal and this house is located close to about everything
we were able to walk to the pleasure pier
we could walk to restaurants and fell in love with the town of galveston
the place gave them a wonderful impression of texas stylishness and good taste
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8. Adorable Galveston casita

Convenience is the biggest offering of this casita, as it is located right at the center of Galveston, close not just to the beach, but also to shops, restaurants, and different entertainment options. The fully furnished home comes with a full kitchen and laundry facilities. Its pool is right by a charcoal barbecue pit, which means you can have plenty of fun swimming and having a barbecue during your stay.

Adorable Galveston Casita with Pool!
Galveston, Texas, United States
28 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
wonderful house and one of the few with a private pool would definitely stay here again
very clean and nice set up for a vacation home
the customer service and hospitality from these hosts are outstanding
the pool and backyard was amazing leslie is a great host and we loved our stay in galveston
perfect little house in a great location
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9. Bayfront lodge with hot tub in Galveston

This property, which is located along the bay of Isla Del Sol in Galveston, Texas, offers more than great views. Should guests get tired of swimming in the pool or immersing themselves in the hot tub, this property also offers other alternative entertainment options, including but not limited to fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. The house itself is fully equipped and it even comes with an outdoor grill, which is great for those who love outdoor cooking. Spices and condiments are left for guests’ use as well.

Bay Front, pool, dock, kayak, paddle boards, and pet friendly!
111 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the views are very amazing and the beds are super comfortable
it was a very relaxing week and our family of 5 adults were very comfortable here
very clean and great lay out
great spot on the bay clean organized and ideal weekend getaway
the property is very clean perfectly located and beyond relaxing
this property owner and property manger all receive 5 stars thank you for everything nancy
it is very close to the beach too which was an added bonus
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10. Gorgeous home with heated pool in Fredericksburg

You’ll be forgiven if you find yourself wondering if you entered an art gallery instead of a residential home when you first enter this property. This house, which sleeps six, will delight architecture fans with its fantastic layout, from its wonderful interiors to its stylish pool and outdoor kitchen. The property, however, is not just ornamental; it’s also fully functional and even comes with a fully equipped and stocked kitchen that will allow you to prepare your signature dishes. Main Street is just a short walk away from here.

Published in DWELL! The ART House! Private, In-Town, HEATED POOL. A rare find!
191 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
each room had a ceiling fan
the pool patio and kitchen are great for socializing and just relaxing
rooms were so comfortable and the living areas and kitchen again was just perfect
it was incredibly beautiful yet very comfortable
this house is beautiful and very clean
quick responses via text property was breath taking very clean
donna the owner was very responsive and accommodating to all of our needs
owners were wonderful hosts and the property was outstanding we will be back
we get together somewhere every summer and this is our favorite place where we've stayed by far
loved the bikes highly recommend this location for anyone looking for a memorable experience in fredericksburg
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Everything is bigger in Texas

With its host of attractions and activities, Texas certainly proves that it doesn’t offer anything half-baked to its visitors, and the same holds true in its accommodation options. Take the time to choose from this list to help ensure that you will be able to enjoy your stay in the Lone Star State.

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