Staycation Splendor at

The Woodlands Resort

Water Sports and Sweet Spot

Nickole Kerner Bobley

Jun 05, 2018

Not to be missed is the new “Sweet Spot” where you can enjoy delectable homemade ice cream and sorbet with your favorite toppings.

Psst! School is out and summertime is here! Time to plan your vacation and unplug, reconnect and make memories with your family. You don’t need to go far to do this with The Woodlands Resort, north Houston’s top resort and voted 2018 Best Hotel/Resort in The Woodlands by Woodlands Online, right here in our own backyard.  

Staycationing at The Woodlands Resort has never been better with new water sport activities where you can kayak and standup paddleboard around beautiful Lake Harrison. Check out the upgrades at The Forest Oasis Waterpark and race down the spectacular 30-foot “Double Helix Water Slides” and then float along the 1000-foot “Lazy River” too! Not to be missed here is the new “Sweet Spot” where you can enjoy delectable homemade ice cream and sorbet with your favorite toppings after a gourmet poolside lunch at “The Cool Water Café”. The 4 new posh cabanas offer private shaded outdoor living rooms complete with ceiling fans, flat screen TVs, WiFi and refrigerators filled with bottled water and fresh fruit. This award-winning lagoon style multi-pool experience with underwater music carries into the evenings too with outdoor movie screenings overlooking the pond, and build-your-own s’mores at the “Fire Pit”.

There are 4 onsite restaurants including “The Bistro” where delicious American casual comfort food favorites are served all day long, “The Woodlands Dining Room” with its scrumptious breakfast buffet and the recently redesigned “Robard’s Steakhouse”. At this heralded boutique chophouse, beloved Chef David Morris offers a 50-day dry aged 100% pure bred Texas Wagyu beef, exceptionally fresh seafood, specialty vegetables and the freshest harvested honey from the 100,000 busy bees working in the onsite beehives. Don’t miss “Robard’s Sunday Market Brunch” which includes a free-flowing Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar, fresh seafood and ceviche stations, cured and smoked meats, cheeses, specialty pastries, pancakes, Texas Sticky Bun French Toast and many other brunch favorites.

For guests looking to relax and reconnect with nature, there are over 200 miles of hiking and biking trails that wind their way through The Woodlands which you can explore on foot or on a bike with The Resort’s new “Bicycle Rental Program”. The full-service spa, with its nature-inspired treatments and luxury services, provides an indulgent avenue for relaxation after of a day of exploration. And, of course, at The Woodlands Resort you can always enjoy a round of golf or grab a racket and step onto one of the 21 clay and hard courts available at “The Tennis Facility”. This incredibly thoughtful hotel also allows you to bring your furry family member with you too. Woof! Woof!

 

As the summer heat winds up, The Woodlands Resort is a great place to cool down, breathe in and appreciate the beauty of the piney woods forest all around us. So, the secret’s officially out—you don’t have to travel far to enjoy a world-class resort vacation, because it’s right here!

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