Walden Retreats Hill Country

texas, united states

From $300/night
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From $300/night
  • air conditioning
  • bath products
  • bbq grill
  • bedding
  • bedside lighting
  • bluetooth speakers
  • candles
  • canoe
  • ceiling fan
  • coffee press
  • cookware / dinnerware / cutlery
  • electricity
  • fire extinguisher
  • fire pit / ring
  • firewood
  • freezer space
  • gated
  • hair dryer
  • hammock
  • heater
  • kettle
  • kitchenette
  • patio / deck
  • phone charging station
  • propane
  • radio
  • refrigerator
  • robes
  • running water
  • shower
  • toaster oven
  • towels
  • wood-burning stove
  • campfire activities
  • canoeing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • nature walks
  • picnic
  • winery / wine tasting
  • Self-catering
  • Check-in

    3:00 PM

  • Check-out

    11:00 AM

  • Taxes

    6% occupancy tax, not included

  • Gift Cards

    Yes, please inquire.

  • Included in the Rates

    Coffee, gas grill, cookware, olive oil, salt, pepper, coffee, utensils, dinnerware and soap included.

  • Gratuity

    Not included, but appreciated.

  • Other Fees

    None

  • Parking

    Included on-site

  • Cellular Signal

    Limited

  • Wi-Fi Signal

    None

  • Minimum Age for Children

    None

  • Additional Guests

    No additional guests over maximum occupancy are allowed at this property.

  • Suggested items to bring with you

    Groceries, rain jacket, umbrella, sunscreen, bug spray, binoculars, flash light

  • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

    All canceled reservations received 999 or more days prior to arrival are subject to a 10% cancellation penalty. 

    Reservations canceled within 7 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 1 Night penalty.

  • Pet Policy

    Pets are welcome! Walden Retreats Hill Country is a pet friendly property but do ask that you be responsible for your pet and respectful of the property and other guests. In order to do that, here are a few rules:

    • Due to allergy concerns, we do not allow cats to stay in the rooms
    • Dogs are always welcome and a fee of $30/NIGHT is associated with their stay. If you are traveling with a pet, please let us know ahead of time so that arrangements can be made.
    • A maximum of ONE dog is allowed per room.
    • Dogs must be leashed when outside.
    • Like any good owner, the property expects guests to clean up after their pet and properly dispose of any waste.
    • Pets are not to be left unattended in the rooms. If you do leave your pets in the room, THEY MUST BE CRATED.
    • Please keep your pets off the bed, as any bedding damaged beyond reasonable cleaning attempts will be subject to a replacement fee.

How Do I Get There?

  1. From Johnson City, head west on Hwy 290 for 1 mile
  2. Turn right onto Towhead Valley Road
  3. Drive .2 miles and stay right on Towhead Valley Road
  4. Continue straight for 2 miles (you will cross 2 cattle guards)
  5. Turn left onto Gipson Road (dirt road with cattle guard). Note: Gipson and Gibson are the same road
  6. Continue for .5 miles and turn left to continue on Gipson Road
  7. After .75 miles you will see the Walden sign on your right
  8. Gate code is 1854
  9. Enter gate and follow road for .75 miles turn left to park

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Walden Retreats creates luxury camping experiences which foster rest and provide an intimate connection with nature. They believe nature is the best environment for restoration and that the outdoor experience should be comfortable.

Walden Retreats Hill Country currently features two meticulously designed safari style tents that combine the amenities of a luxury hotel with the adventure of the outdoors. Their 500 square foot safari style tents provide an authentic outdoor experience without sacrificing the comforts of a luxury hotel.

With 96 acres of private riverfront property to explore, spacious rooms to relax and unplug in, dozens of wineries nearby and countless local attractions to discover, Walden Retreats Hill Country provides something for everyone.

Walden Retreats Hill Country is located 1 hour west of Austin and 1 hour north of San Antonio in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Situated on private land along the Pedernales River, the property features 3 miles of hiking and biking trails, 1,500 feet of private river frontage, canoeing, swimming and fishing. The property is within 30 minutes of more than a dozen award winning wineries, Luckenbach Dancehall, Pedernales Falls State Park, Real Ale Brewery, Garrison Brothers distillery and Fredericksburg.

Walden Retreats Hill Country

Glamping Types

  • Tents

Great For

  • couples
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • solo travelers

Setting

  • countryside
  • luxury
  • ranch
  • river / stream
  • wine country

Total Accommodations

  • 2

Minimum Night Stay

  • 2

Rates Based On

  • Per Unit

Best time to visit

Open: Thursday - Sunday year-round

 Peak Season: March - June, September - November

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  • Amenities
    • air conditioning
    • bath products
    • bbq grill
    • bedding
    • bedside lighting
    • bluetooth speakers
    • candles
    • canoe
    • ceiling fan
    • coffee press
    • cookware / dinnerware / cutlery
    • electricity
    • fire extinguisher
    • fire pit / ring
    • firewood
    • freezer space
    • gated
    • hair dryer
    • hammock
    • heater
    • kettle
    • kitchenette
    • patio / deck
    • phone charging station
    • propane
    • radio
    • refrigerator
    • robes
    • running water
    • shower
    • toaster oven
    • towels
    • wood-burning stove
  • Experiences
    • campfire activities
    • canoeing
    • fishing
    • hiking
    • mountain biking
    • nature walks
    • picnic
    • winery / wine tasting
  • Dining Options
    • Self-catering
  • Policies
    • Check-in

      3:00 PM

    • Check-out

      11:00 AM

    • Taxes

      6% occupancy tax, not included

    • Gift Cards

      Yes, please inquire.

    • Included in the Rates

      Coffee, gas grill, cookware, olive oil, salt, pepper, coffee, utensils, dinnerware and soap included.

    • Gratuity

      Not included, but appreciated.

    • Other Fees

      None

    • Parking

      Included on-site

    • Cellular Signal

      Limited

    • Wi-Fi Signal

      None

    • Minimum Age for Children

      None

    • Additional Guests

      No additional guests over maximum occupancy are allowed at this property.

    • Suggested items to bring with you

      Groceries, rain jacket, umbrella, sunscreen, bug spray, binoculars, flash light

    • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

      All canceled reservations received 999 or more days prior to arrival are subject to a 10% cancellation penalty. 

      Reservations canceled within 7 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 1 Night penalty.

    • Pet Policy

      Pets are welcome! Walden Retreats Hill Country is a pet friendly property but do ask that you be responsible for your pet and respectful of the property and other guests. In order to do that, here are a few rules:

      • Due to allergy concerns, we do not allow cats to stay in the rooms
      • Dogs are always welcome and a fee of $30/NIGHT is associated with their stay. If you are traveling with a pet, please let us know ahead of time so that arrangements can be made.
      • A maximum of ONE dog is allowed per room.
      • Dogs must be leashed when outside.
      • Like any good owner, the property expects guests to clean up after their pet and properly dispose of any waste.
      • Pets are not to be left unattended in the rooms. If you do leave your pets in the room, THEY MUST BE CRATED.
      • Please keep your pets off the bed, as any bedding damaged beyond reasonable cleaning attempts will be subject to a replacement fee.
  • Location

    How Do I Get There?

    1. From Johnson City, head west on Hwy 290 for 1 mile
    2. Turn right onto Towhead Valley Road
    3. Drive .2 miles and stay right on Towhead Valley Road
    4. Continue straight for 2 miles (you will cross 2 cattle guards)
    5. Turn left onto Gipson Road (dirt road with cattle guard). Note: Gipson and Gibson are the same road
    6. Continue for .5 miles and turn left to continue on Gipson Road
    7. After .75 miles you will see the Walden sign on your right
    8. Gate code is 1854
    9. Enter gate and follow road for .75 miles turn left to park

    View Google Maps
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