8 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals Near Lake Austin, Texas

vrbo lake austin texas

Lake Austin, in Texas, is a city famous for its beautiful rivers and lakes. There are officially eight access points to the lake trail. One such lake that can be accessed via this trail is the gorgeous Lady Bird Lake. There are many other trails and parks in the area, such as Zilker Park and Barton Springs. Amidst these parks, one will be able to find several microbreweries, food trucks, and places to eat in Austin. There are lots of fun outdoor activities in Austin. Visitors here can rent boats at one of the many kiosks. Beyond this, there are also many restaurants with docks along Lake Austin. Relax in one of the many reputed cafes, while watching the day go by. In order to stay comfortably in and around Lake Austin, Texas, continue reading below to find some of the best Vrbo accommodations in the area.

1. Great water views of Lake Austin (from USD 204)

Wish to wake up to views of Lake Austin every morning? If so, this property is the best option. The home has been recently remodelled and decorated elegantly to meet the needs of guests. There are two bedrooms in the property, which can sleep up to four people comfortably. The property is in a friendly neighbourhood and close enough to downtown Austin, UT and other facilities, like restaurants and cafes in Austin. Free Wi-Fi is offered on the premises.

Available!! Hot Spot! Water View of Lake Austin, Across St. From Hula Hut!
66 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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House is stocked with everything you need
We stayed up until the late hours of the morning each night sitting at the bar (in the pictures) drinking and smoking
plenty of covers and pillows
The outside area is fantastic too
The King bed was very comfortable and the shower with Jacuzzi has great water pressure
The apartment was sparkling clean
The house was very clean and had all the amenities
Lyle is awesome and always responded super quick
Lyle is an amazing host - even picked us up from the airport
and we were a bit apprehensive but Lyle made us feel very comfortable with the process When we arrived the house exceeded expectations
He made sure we had everything and communicated all the check in stuff promptly
We cooked--and he had everything
Great location Can walk to restaurants on the water
It's a couple miles from Zilker Park
This property is also only 5 minutes from downtown
After drinking a bit it is great being on a bus-line that goes strait downtown---plus it's a quick uber ride too
Great location by lake Austin and lions golfcourse
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2. Family guesthouse near Lake Austin (from USD 345)

This family guesthouse is located near the famous Lake Austin Spa, where there are world-class treatments. Water sports can be enjoyed down the road and one can rent paddle boards and kayaks to cross the lake towards the nature preserve. The property comes with a screened-in porch, where guests can laze and watch the day go by. While the property is located in a secluded location, it is still close to great 24-hour restaurants ins Austin, featuring a wide range of cuisine. Free Wi-Fi is offered in the property.

Family Staycation Paradise -Lake Austin Waterfront:Volleyball, Kayaks, Hiking
165 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The Kitchen was well appointed and the coffee pot worked after I looked on U tube for directions
Their neighbor was working on hanging the shower current rod CHUCK the husband
The view and lake was perfect and beautiful
The owners were nice enough to blow leaves off the court and rake the sand a bit to break it up for us
but then the roaches came out
The Guest house was clean and welcoming Chuck was very friendly
The house was clean with everything we needed
They had WiFi and Netflix available as well
but he wood not take hint THEY NEGLECTED TO MENTION
She went out of her way to familiarize us with the property and offer anything so we would enjoy our stay to include kayaks
The owners were really great also Shelly even ran outside with a first aid kit after I texted her that one of us was bleeding
We are animal lovers and especially dog lovers
<3The house felt like a log cabin and was very cute
The property is by no means secluded or private
It was super close to extra activities away from the lake and great restaurants if you want an evening out
A/C worked great also in the heat Overall just a fun quaint little home
We arrived to the property at 5:30 PM Check in
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3. Waterfront two-bedroom cottage (from USD 348)

Are you staying for 36 hours in Austin?This two-bedroom waterfront cottage provides the best retreat for guests wanting to enjoy the area. Built in true Mexican style, this property comes with a boat dock and huge decks. Guests can enjoy water sports here, such as stand up paddleboarding, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and so on. The property can comfortably accommodate up to six guests. The spacious backyard has lots of open space, ideal for socialising and enjoying some roasts. In one bedroom, there are two single beds and the other room comes with a queen-sized bed and an additional set of twin bunk beds.

Lake Austin Waterfront Retreat - Hot Tub, SUP, WiFi, Dogs Welcome
201 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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it was plenty of space
The lake front is amazing
it only had one bathroom and two bedrooms
Clean & comfy Enjoyed coffee on the deck overlooking the water
There was plenty of room to entertain and cook
The house was clean and open
The house was very comfortable and the CD collection was great
paddle boarders and boaters who went by
Precious house with beautiful skylights and gorgeous tiled floor
We had a very nice week long getaway and the home was great for relaxing
Very accommodating great location for fun on the river Nice size yard with great shade Great for families and dog lovers Nice to have access to water toys Would recommend
The owner was extremely helpful and very responsive about our booking and stay Thanks David for a great rental and great stay
The kayaks paddle boards and canoes were so nice to have
We also brought ziplocks and Tupperware containers for food
As with everywhere is Texas lots of mosquitos and flys
Of course we barely spent any time inside
It was my first time in the Colorado river and we really enjoyed our stay
The dishes are glass/ceramic
The property is located on lake Austin and has a gorgeous view with no homes across the river
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4. Waterfront cottage along Lake Austin (from USD 130)

Come enjoy this waterfront cottage, located on a gorgeous lake in Austin. Downtown Austin is also only 10 minutes away. The cottage is fully equipped with enough amenities and comforts. It comes with a private boat deck and a boat lift, amongst other amenities, like a gas grill and kayaks.

Feel like indulging in some outdoor adventure? If so, take one the kayaks or canoes and head to the waters of Lake Austin. The kitchenette in the cottage comes equipped with amenities like a toaster, blender and coffee maker. Up to four guests can be accommodated here, comfortably.

Waterfront Lake Austin Cottage:Close to Downtown/Kayaks/Paddle Boards/Boat Deck
70 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The couches have stains and the pillows slide out
It was a great yard with a beautiful view of the Lake and 360 bridge
The house is very comfortable and relaxing with a full view of the lake
We plan on returning soon : )
and we walked out the front door and on the boat
which we plan to do again and again
Thank you Cynthia for handling our issues professionally and turning a blind eye
The owner was very courteous and informative and the place was nicely decorated very clean and on a great piece of Lake Austin property
so when she said she wanted to visit her family for her birthday
Fun and relaxing Wonderful dock and nice lake
wildlife including swans and even a bald eagle
they just live right next door and can help immedaitely with any problem
House was musty upon arrival and had to be aired out
It is close to downtown and there are great restaurants up the street
The location of this cottage is incredible
Short day trips to downtown restaurants and to visit friends was so easy from this central location
This is a perfect place to end the night after being out on the water all day walk-in around downtown
the appearance is of being very secluded
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5. Waterfront property for rent

This large property has 6 bedrooms, along with 4.5 bathrooms, to cater to up to 12 guests. The property is located in the midst of a nature preserve. Nonetheless, it is within minutes from shops, restaurants, Lake Travis and the golf course. Besides a fully-equipped kitchen to cater to simple cooking, there is also a large BBQ area. High-speed internet is available on the property. Three rooms come with a king-sized bed each, two with a queen-sized bed each and there is another room with two single beds.

76 reviews
estate 12 Guests 7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
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The home was equipped with items for babies like a high chair and pack n play
: If you read the prior review regarding the pink flamingo float
It's size was adequate for us but might be difficult for larger cooking needs
Kitchen was fully stocked with pots pans
gormet kitchen large fenced back yard and access to the secret to surving hot Texas weather
place was spacious and very clean Tommy was very friendly highly recommend
Tommy and staff were very helpful
and I must say that 3 nights wasn't enough to fully enjoy this piece of paradise
He was so sweet to welcome myself and my friends and give us a tour of the house upon arrival
a great getaway with college roommates
he was helpful and responsive to requests
the owner was the perfect host
took us on a sunset cruise around the lake the 1st night and graciously helped us with a huge inflated Flamingo I had brought He also helped us get great pictures - ask about the Flamingo
The lake and area around the house are beautiful
Checkout rules were easy to follow and well-posted Other items that may be of interest to future guests/
This large house has a great location on lake Austin
and you just might convince Tommy to play his guitar
Had everything we needed beautiful lake views enjoyed kayaking on the water And still easy to get to grocery store restaurants
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6. The LakeHouse on Lake Austin

The LakeHouse on Lake Austin is located with the Austin Country Club Golf Course, overlooking Lake Austin. This beautiful home offers guests stunning views, all around. Sit out on the large balcony and patio area to savour the sights and sounds of the area. The property comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, with all the necessary appliances and facilities to allow guests to make simple meals.

There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in the property. Across the three bedrooms, there are two double beds, a king-sized bed and several other mattresses. Guests can bring in their own boats and dock it overnight. Up to 10 people can be accommodated here.

The LakeHouse on Lake Austin
48 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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There was hair in the tub and shower in the upstairs bathrooms
Great house with multiple living spaces and plenty of room for sleeping guests
The house had plenty of extra beds I brought my inflatable
The closets were full of a miss-mash of hangers that come from the cleaners
The doc is slippery when wet and aged
The house was clean and very functional
The pantry and many of the bathroom cabinets were full of stuff and there was no place to put our own supplies
Niles is friendly helpful and accommodating
Should be removed from rental pool
The private dock was amazing for our groups boat rental
Niles was very communicative and easy to work with as well
We rented a boat for a day (check getmyboat com) and had a blast
Outstanding location and great location
The house has a great balcony upstairs and a great patio outside
Great house in a picturesque neighborhood
Great location Comfortable house
Nice yard and elevated patio Really enjoyed it
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7. Lake Austin property with boat deck

This property is a large one, with five bedrooms and five bathrooms spread throughout the house. It is located in a peaceful neighbourhood estate on Lake Austin, with many conveniences. As guests enter the gated property, they will find that there is ample parking space if they come by car. All rooms are tastefully decorated and provide privacy for all.

There are two floors in the property, with balconies that bear great views. The patio on the floor below comes with an outdoor kitchen and a grill. There is also a dining area, with access to the main kitchen and the private pool. Staying at this gorgeous property puts guests close to downtown Austin and lots of attractions are located around the property. There are also lots of other plenty of other finds, like shopping and restaurants. Up to 10 people can be comfortably accommodated here.

Luxe Lake Austin Estate with Pool & 2-Story Boat Dock Overlooking the Water
63 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 28
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well equipped for cooking and
We did use the outdoor cooking space and campfire pit
The living room and connecting kitchen were great for relaxing during the afternoon and making dinner at night Two big comfortable couches in the living were a big bonus
The lake water is really cold
but you have the comforts & privacy of home
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The property was very clean and there was plenty of room for our family
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
What really made the experience was renting a boat for the day and having our driver pick us up on the dock
We grilled boated kayaked and swam in the pool
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
There are also two great steakhouses near by
The house is located a solid 45 minutes from downtown Austin
Recycling left from last renter never picked up
it all Loved this nice quiet neighborhood and beautiful house
We loved the location being on
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8. Beautiful remodelled home

Come, check into this gorgeous and spacious waterfront home. Every room in the house has a spectacular view of Lake Austin. The deck area is where you can dock your private boat or jetski. This three-bedroom home will suit your needs. Two bedrooms come with a queen bed each and the third one comes with a king-sized bed. Up to six people can be comfortably accommodated here.

Lake Austin Waterfront Vacation Home
65 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds and bedrooms were immaculate
The decor is lovely and the kitchen was well stocked with everything you would need to prepare a meal
the family room furniture was cheap
The outdoor living space was great for hanging out with friends
All 6 of us were comfortable and the house looks just like the photos--no surprises
Everything was clean and well stocked
The house was extremely clean and is fully stocked with high end appliances
Rhonda responded quickly to all questions
The home has been updated with some very nice touches and is very well-equipped with nice furnishings
great boat house with swimming floats and kayak
the screened porch was the biggest hit of all and where we spent so much time
While the furnishings inside and out were very nice appointments were tasteful and the quality was obvious
This lovely property nestled into a quiet bend of Lake Austin
but we loved the patio as well
so bring a eye mask if you want to sleep in
clearly newly remodeled Location is great - right on Lake Austin
All this only 25 minutes away from central Austin
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Luxury along Lake Austin

The Lake Austin area is perhaps one of Austin’s best lakes, with much to do in and around the area. The area thrives in both domestic and international tourism and it is not surprising at all. The outdoor scene, along with the dining and transportation options, is fabulous. To enjoy the area, stay in one of these wonderful vacation rentals in Austin.

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