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Where To Stay In Canyon Lake, Texas: Top 8 Places Surrounded By Nature - Updated 2020

where to stay in canyon lake texas

Canyon Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Comal County, Texas, United States. Located adjacent to Canyon Lake, from which it gets its name, the place is about 32 kilometers (20 miles) north-by-northwest of New Braunfels and about 64 kilometers (40 miles) north-by-northeast of Downtown San Antonio. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Canyon Lake has a humid subtropical climate.

Some of the must-visit attractions include Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, Historic Town of Gruene, Wonder World Park, Seaworld Adventure Park, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Natural Bridge Caverns, and Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. To reach Canyon Lake by the road, Canyon Lake is located on the Guadalupe River in Comal County, Texas. You will find Canyon Lake located approximately half way between San Antonio and Austin, approximately 22 kilometers (14 miles) northwest of New Braunfels on FM 306 west from IH-35. If you’re ever in Canyon Lake, don’t miss out on staying at one of these beautiful hotels and vacation rentals surrounded by nature with an amazing view.

Read on to find out about the best places to stay in Canyon Lake, Texas:

1. Lakehouse bed and breakfast (from USD 215)

Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and sun terrace, this lakehouse bed and breakfast is located in Canyon Lake in the Texas Region, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Marcos. Free private parking is available on site. A flat-screen TV with cable channels and DVD player, as well as an iPod docking station are featured. Some rooms include a seating area to relax in, and balcony or patio are featured in certain rooms. Nearby attractions include the Canyon Lake and Guadalupe River.

Lakehouse Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1519 Glenn Drive
Price: from 215 USD

Board games/puzzles Non-smoking rooms On-site parking Heating Outdoor pool Private parking WiFi WiFi available in all areas

2. Birdseye Perch (from 167.40 USD)

Birdseye Perch is a holiday home located in Canyon Lake, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Marcos. The terrace is a great place to enjoy the surrounding nature. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower and other basic facilities including TV and microwave. Some of the things you can enjoy here are bird-watching, swimming, and visiting nearby landmarks: Canyon Lake, Comal River, Comal River Tubing, Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, Guadalupe River, Guadalupe River Tubing, Comal Park, Tanger Outlets San Marcos, and Baptist Academy San Marcos Football Field.

Birdseye Perch

Address: 78132 Canyon Lake, TX

Price: from 167.40 USD

3. Texas Rose Lodge Home (from USD 501)

Texas Rose Lodge Home is a holiday home with a barbecue, situated in Canyon Lake. The air-conditioned unit is 33 kilometers (21 miles) from San Marcos. The kitchen comes with a dishwasher. A TV with satellite channels is also provided. Here you can watch the birds, relax on the patio and enjoy the scenic view, and have a good classic barbecue outside.

Texas Rose Lodge Home

Price: from 501 USD

Air conditioning Billiards Fishing Non-smoking rooms Heating

4. Trace's skyhouse (from USD 435)

Set on a steep slope in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, the ultra-modern skyhouse is an engineering marvel with sweeping views of Canyon Lake and the surrounding landscape. Soak in the views from the wraparound main deck, take a dip in the private pool, and catch some rays in a reclining lounge chair. Or fire up the grill for an al fresco meal as the sun sets over the hills below.

SKYHOUSE Canyon Lake: Private Pool and Lake Views
Canyon Lake, Texas, United States
151 reviews
Entire villa 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
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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5. James' cabin (from USD 96)

Perfect for the outdoorsy types, this cozy cabin provides you with a relaxing and romantic experience of Texas Hill Country, with a quick drive to vineyards, breweries, White Water Amphitheater, Canyon Lake and Wimberley. The host provides eggs and bread for breakfast as well as condiments for cooking.

Sterling Hawk Retreat-Romantic Cabin Getaway
Canyon Lake, Texas, United States
160 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touch in the bathroom when it came to the soap and shampoo that was supplied
the cool fireplace and wifi was one of the reasons i picked out this place
the hosts provided coffee food items for an easy breakfast and plenty of snacks which was appreciated
it's a nice hilly and wooded area with a cozy cabin
anything we needed (iron ironing board clothes steamer etc) they were also happy to provide
awesome clean and lots of personal touches
place was very clean
it is clean comfortable and cozy
clean and peaceful environment perfect for a get-away
it was very clean quiet and had everything we needed
james was a perfect host
james and amanda were great hosts
hosts are thoughtful and attentive
the hosts james and amanda are excellent
james did a wonderful job hosting
location was terrific
this is the perfect location to be in the middle of it all
their place was super cute and peaceful
great location in hill country
great location quiet and secluded but just minutes away from restaurants and the lake
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6. Clark's house (from 211 USD)

The lakehouse has a deck where you can simply unwind, and you can even feed the deer nearby! Located about 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) to Potter Creek park and boat ramp, you can spend the day on Canyon Lake boating or fishing, tube on the Guadalupe or catch a concert at Whitewater Amphitheater. Shop at the San Marcos outlet mall or visit the historic Gruene, both within a 30-minute drive. New Braunfels Schlitterbahn Water Park and San Antonio Six Flags are within a short drive too.

Clark's house

Price: from 211 USD

Number of Guests: 5

7. New Braunfels Escapes (from USD 64)

The chic condo is located on a quiet stretch of the Guadalupe River with breathtaking views, and the second-floor condo offers a large private patio with comfortable furniture and a gas BBQ grill. Activities to do include tubing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, relaxing in a floating chair in the water, and visiting nearby attractions: Schlitterbahn (the World’s Best Waterpark in New Braunfels), Gruene (for shopping), visiting the wineries or dancing the night away at the infamous Gruene Hall. Natural Bridge Caverns, Wimberly, and the San Marcos Premium Outlets. Canyon Lake, and small music venues like Whitewater Amphitheater.

Fabulous 2/2 condo right on the river!
540 River Run #208
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Sherry's charming shabby chic cottage (from USD 150)

The lovely, shabby chic cottage is conveniently located on FM 32, the “Devils Backbone” – one of the top scenic drives in the Texas Hill Country. It has a king bed, wood burning fireplace, complete kitchen, lots of windows, hardwood floors, tile bath with jacuzzi, down pillows and comforters, and cotton sheets. Here, you can go hiking, bird-watching, or simply take a walk in nature.

Cottage #3 "Shabby Chic" 1 Bedroom Cottage W/ Kitchen
3 reviews
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the cabin was clean and beautiful
cute clean and great communication
we had some unusual circumstances come up and our hosts were more than happy to accommodate
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Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the lush beauty

Staying at one of these places allows you to immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the surrounding greenery and its beauty. Take photos, listen to the comforting sounds of chirping birds, the rustling trees, and the howling winds, and simply lay back to relax.

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Dayana is a freelance writer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She lives by the Rumi quote, "Let the beauty we love be what we do."

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