Welcome to Lake Travis
A desirable resort-style community with a vibrant lake culture and excellent schools.
Surrounded by beautiful lakes, hills, and forests, it boasts a natural splendor unmatched by other real estate markets. Still, its residents benefit from its proximity to Austin. The homes in this area are large and well-appointed, with many situated on or near the lake so that residents can enjoy stunning waterfront and hill country views and easy access to recreational activities.
The master-planned communities in Lake Travis offer a resort-style life that is relaxed and luxurious. Many communities feature magnificent clubhouses, pools, playgrounds, tennis courts, and miles of hiking trails. The schools in the Lake Travis area are exemplary, and widely known for their multiple state champion titles, making this an excellent location for families.
The residents of Lake Travis are predominately professionals and executives. The community is peaceful and welcoming. Lake Travis is the perfect location for Austin's lake culture. Popular activities include water skiing, fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, wakeboarding, sailing, and riding jet skis. Lake Travis is one of Austin's most popular attractions.
What to Love
- Beautiful resort-style communities
- Large, luxurious homes
- Stunning waterfront and hill country views
- Excellent schools
Lake Travis has a relaxed and laid-back vibe. The residents enjoy an active lifestyle that includes spending a lot of time sailing and enjoying lakefront living. The residents enjoy kayaking and paddleboarding the quiet nooks and coves while water skiers and wakeboarders cruise the open lake. There are dozens of marinas along the shores of the lake where residents keep their boats. The area also has several public and private golf courses where golf enthusiasts can tee up for 18 and share drinks with friends at the clubhouse. Lake Travis is the perfect peaceful oasis that offers resort-style amenities.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Although Lake Travis is predominantly residential, there are some excellent restaurants and cafes nearby. Sundancer Grill is a casual lakefront bar that offers burgers, salads, and sandwiches, but they are primarily known for their amazing cocktails and frozen margaritas. It is a laid-back and relaxing place to share drinks with friends and enjoy the view. Canyon Grill is an upscale but casual restaurant that offers superb fine dining and breathtaking views. It is a fantastic place for a nice date night. The Lighthouse on the Lake has a warm, cozy atmosphere, beautiful views, craft beer, and live music, and it is family-friendly.
The go-to for an elegant dinner, heavenly cocktails, live music, and dancing is The Oasis Lake Travis. This stunning restaurant, nightclub, and event center is known as “The Sunset Capital of Texas” because of the incredible views from its terraces. The Oasis hosts live music and dancing from March through October. Lake Travis is also just a short drive from the excitement and nightlife of Downtown Austin.
Several shopping centers are located just a few minutes away from Lake Travis. Groceries and various retail establishments are found at Lakeway Town Center, Lohman’s Crossing, and Vista Ridge. The Hill Country Galleria offers Lake Travis residents a nearby upscale outdoor shopping center with designer shops, restaurants, and a movie theater, and the Galleria also hosts special community events. Additional designer stores and trendy boutiques can be found in Downtown Austin, only 30 minutes away in Downtown Austin.
Things to Do
There is no lack of entertainment in or near Lake Travis. The lake provides the perfect outdoor paradise for swimming, boating, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing. To liven things up a bit, several boat rental establishments, like Good Time Travels, rent party boats. Grab some friends, a cooler, and a boat, and head over to Devil’s Cove for a boat party.
For a uniquely thrilling experience, spend the day at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures. Lake Travis also has an all-inclusive wellness retreat, Miraval Austin Retreat and Spa, offering wellness activities and spa treatments. Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark is a fantastic place for the whole family. They have waterslides, a beach with a protected swim area, volleyball, an obstacle course, and more.
Lake Travis is a continually active community hosting countless activities and events throughout the year. Live music events, book clubs, wine tastings, holiday events, festivals, and boat parties. The Austin metro area is also home to an endless array of festivals and events. Some of the popular events are the Old Settler’s Music Festival, Texas Craft Brewers Festival, ABC Kite Fest, Fourth of July Fireworks & Symphony, Austin City Limits Music Festival, and the Austin Food & Wine Festival.
Lake Travis schools are widely known for their excellence in academics and competitive sports.
Available Homes in Lake Travis
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