Romantic Hideaway amid Vineyards and 20 Acres of Verdant Hills
A secluded road leads to Serenity Farmhouse Inn's main building, where the front porch looks out on more than 20 acres of hills dotted with wildflowers and farm animals. The pastoral setting in Texas Hill Country has a storybook quality that extends to the cottages and guesthouse, which are decorated with fresh flowers and vintage furnishings. Here, you might see a small cow, a donkey, or other farm animals grazing in the courtyard. It’s a charming setting for a romantic getaway. With this deal, you'll get a romance package that includes wine, an appetizer at a local bistro, and homemade soap and bath salts. You'll also receive a list of area wineries and vineyards that you can use to take a self-guided tour around Texas Hill Country.
Gabriella's Garden Hut is the largest of the inn's lodgings. It features a spacious kitchen with stainless-steel appliances as well as a fireplace and a huge bathroom with a whirlpool tub big enough for two. Each cottage is also outfitted with a large whirlpool tub. In the White Willow cottage, willow branches frame a canopy bed trimmed with vines and florets. Hand-painted furnishings and a stained-glass window enhance the intimate atmosphere. In the Poet's cottage, an old-fashioned oil lantern glows near a library stocked with love sonnets.
In the morning, enjoy an in-room breakfast that features fresh fruit and eggs from local farms. You can also pay a visit to massage therapist Sherry Elkin for a couples massage infused with aromatic oils.
Wimberley, Texas: Artisan Boutiques and Vineyards in Hill Country
Situated in Texas Hill Country between Austin and San Antonio, the village of Wimberley presents a picture of peaceful rusticity where Cypress Creek meets the Blanco River. The latter is a popular spot for kayaking and fishing. A number of farms, ranches, and wineries are scattered across the rolling hills that gave the region its name. The town's many art galleries and craft boutiques showcase the work of local artisans, and area growers ply their fresh wares at the farmers' markets.
A picturesque region of rolling hills and valleys covered in bluebonnets, Texas Hill Country has been compared to the landscape of Tuscany by the New York Times. Urbanites often escape here for the weekend to enjoy the slower pace and beat the heat—the region's slightly higher elevation means it's often less humid.
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What You Get
2-night stay for two with a romance package
Option 1: $219 to stay in a cottage room, valid for check-in Monday–Wednesday; not valid for Friday–Sunday stays (up to a $532 value)
Option 2: $319 to stay in a cottage room with an upgraded romance package, valid for check-in Friday; not valid for Sunday–Thursday stays (up to a $632 value)
Option 3: $299 to stay in Gabriella's Garden Hut, valid for check-in Monday–Wednesday; not valid for Friday–Sunday stays (up to a $592 value)
Included in all options:
Two complimentary glasses of wine
Bath tray with homemade soap and bath salts
Farmhouse appetizer at Wimberley bistro
Two complimentary sovereign wineglasses containing seven free samples of wine from a local wine shop
Included in option 2:
Upgraded bath tray with fresh flowers in addition to homemade soap and bath salts
Upgraded Sunday breakfast that includes champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries
Policies and Fees
Book by: 4/6/14
Travel by: 6/25/14
Cancellation policy & fees: $25 fee for reservation changes made 31+ days prior to stay; $40 fee for reservation changes within 30 days prior to stay
Taxes: 6% hotel tax not included
Additional fees: $29 resort fee per stay and 15% service fee not included