MIAMI, SANTA MONICA, BAHAMAS. . . OR LAKE CONROE?
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Who would ever imagine Houston would have a world-class, beach-style, lake resort? For a quick getaway, definitely, there is no contest! Since the opening of Margaritaville Lake Resort, Conroe wins over any waterfront hotel.
If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to escape this summer, paradise is just a short 15-minute ride from The Woodlands or 40 minutes from River Oaks.
I want to start by making a statement about the 303-suite hotel: just fabulous. If you drove with your eyes closed up to the valet parking by the lobby, and opened your eyes inside your suite, you would definitely believe you are in a beach resort along the Florida coast line. The decor is absolutely breautiful and at the best Caribean-style, with balconies overlooking fabulous lake Conroe into the horizon. Breathtaking! And the 32 very private cottages right by the water are perfect to park your car on one side and your boat on the other. Simply gorgeous!
This tropical oasis truly has something for everyone, from renting a boat and taking a spin around Lake Conroe to splashing around the waterpark, the resort offers the ideal backdrop for creating fun and lasting memories.
Resort accommodations work well for families of any size. Whether you choose to stay in one of the suites in the guest tower or a colorful lakeside cottage, there are separate living and bedroom quarters which are also furnished with a pull-out sofa bed. Some of the lakeside cottages include lofts with two double beds, great for families with young children.
Young and old alike will enjoy cooling off at Jolly Mon, the three-acre waterpark, which includes a lazy river, splash zone, waterslides, hot tub, and five pools. After splashing around in the pools, you can play some mini golf, start a game of pickleball, or treat the kids to some fun at Fin City Arcade.
Multiple settings and opportunities to enjoy with friends and family. And if you are into boating, set yourself up for a jet-ski, a family boat, or a 100-people party-boat on the water. And to top all the fun Margaritaville Lake Resort has to offer, there is a waterfront nightclub well under construction and weeks away from opening.
For moms looking to relax and unwind in style, St. Somewhere Spa, an 18,000 square-foot wellness retreat, offers an array of revitalizing options to restore their inner Zen. Dads wanting to chill out can book a spa treatment, too, or schedule a tee time on the 18- hole golf course. No one will go hungry at Margaritaville Lake Resort, when it’s time to eat. There are plenty of options onsite, including LandShark Bar & Grill, which serves a variety of family favorites such as fish tacos, burgers, and more, right by the water. Gather around and enjoy live entertainment as you watch the sunset over beautiful Lake Conroe, and then, stroll on over to Toes and the Sand, adjacent to LandShark Bar & Grill, and have s’mores as a family by the beach.
License to Chill Bar & Cafe is another option for family dining. The eatery offers various salads, sandwiches, and an enormous giant pretzel the kids will love. Sunday brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., where everyone will find something tasty to savor. If you’re on the run in between adventures, Joe Merchant’s Coffee & Provisions on the first floor of the guest tower offers “grab and go” options, including pizza, sandwiches, and your favorite Starbucks™ concoctions.
Be sure to check out the Guest Compass daily for a listing of activities happening at the resort. From scavenger hunts to live music to arts and crafts to lawn games, there’s always something fun to do at Margaritaville Lake Resort! Other opportunities include a multi-room event center with spaces to hold anything from a large and romantic wedding by the lake, to conventions, shows, or business gatherings of any size. To learn more and to book your ticket for fun in the sun, visit MargaritavilleResortLakeConroe.com.
We’ll see you there!