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Press Room

Welcome to the La Cantera Resort & Spa press room, where you’ll find resort news, current press releases and fact sheets. This AAA Four Diamond Award resort sits atop one of the highest points in San Antonio, overlooking the scenic Texas Hill Country. Situated on more than 550 acres, the resort provides a vacation experience unlike any other. From exceptional golf on our 18-hole award-winning course, to delectable cuisine at one of our twelve unique dining venues, there is something for everyone at our Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award winning resort. Thank you for your interest.

For press inquiries, please contact Darlene Fiske at (512) 331-7755 or darlene@thefiskegroup.com.

Awards

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2022

  • Best Resort in Texas, Texas Travel Awards
  • Golfweek Top 200 Resort Golf Courses in the U.S.
  • Vacation Idea 25 Best Romantic Getaways in the Texas Hill Country, #14
  • Style Blueprint 10 Top Spa & Wellness Centers in the South
  • Traveling Mom Blog Best Resorts in Texas, #12
  • Golf Pass Golfers' Choice Best golf courses in Texas, #8

2021

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Top 15 Resorts in the Southwest, #3
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards The Top 10 Resorts in Texas, #5
  • USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards Best Hotel Spa, #5
  • USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards Best Hotel Restaurant, #5
  • Texas Travel Awards Best Resort in Texas
  • Golfweek Top 200 Resort Golf Courses in the U.S.
  • Golfweek Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play: Texas
  • Money Inc The 20 Best Resorts in all of Texas, #5
  • Chron The best Texas Hill Country resorts and hotels
  • Trips to Discover 18 Best Resorts for a Honeymoon in Texas
  • San Antonio Current A Local's Guide to the best 19 hotel bars in San Antonio
  • San Antonio Things to Do 10 Best San Antonio Golf Courses: Top Public & Private Fairways
  • Yelp Blog Top 100 Place to Stay in Texas, according to Yelp, #26
  • San Antonio Magazine The Best Restaurants in San Antonio
  • San Antonio Magazine Best of the City 2021; Best Place for a Staycation, Hill Country
  • PureWow The 12 Most Beautiful Golf Courses in Texas

2020

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Best Resorts in the US, #15 - The Midwest and West
  • Elite Traveler Top 14 Luxury Business Hotel Suites in the World
  • Elite Traveler The World's Top Fine Dining Hotel Suites
  • Family Vacation Critic 8 Best Places for Stargazing in the U.S.
  • Organic Spa Media Wellness Travel Awards Best Solo
  • Smart Meetings's Smart Stars Readers' Choice Awards Best Boutique / Lifestyle Hotel
  • Austin Moms Best Kid-Friendly Resorts Near Austin
  • The Crazy Tourist 15 Best San Antonio Hotels
  • Best Life 15 Most Romantic Getaways in the U.S.
  • Golf Pass Golfers' Choice Best Texas Golf Courses, #2

2019

  • CEO World
  • The Best Hotels in San Antonio (Texas) For Business Travelers, 2022
  • Spa Finder Top Wellness Retreats for a Trip of a Lifetime
  • Money Inc The 20 Best Hotels in San Antonio 2019, #7
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Best Resorts in the Southwest & Texas, #1
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Top 10 Resorts in the US, #8
  • San Antonio Magazine's Best of the City 2019 Best Dish for a Special Occassion
  • Golfweek Top 200 Resort Golf Courses
  • Golfweek's Best 2019 Best Courses You Can Play
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels in the USA - Texas, #34

2018

  • USA Today 10Best: Best Hotel Pool 2018, La Cantera Resort & Spa 
  • Organic Spa Magazine: 2018 Wellness Travel Award, Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Restaurants 2018 - Signature Restaurant
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Restaurant in Texas 2018 - Signature Restaurant
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Desserts 2018 - Signature Restaurant
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Restaurant Bars 2018 - Signature Restaurant
  • San Antonio Magazine: Best of the City, Spa for a Full-Day Escape - Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness
  • San Antonio Magazine: Best of the City, Golf Course - La Cantera Resort Golf
  • San Antonio Magazine: Best of the City, American Cuisine - Signature Restaurant
  • USA Today 10Best – Top 10 winners the Best New Restaurants – #3 Signature Restaurant
  • MSN.com – Best luxury spas across the US – Loma de Vida . Link
  • StyleBlueprint - The 10 Top Spa and Wellness Centers in the South – Loma de Vida
  • U.S. NEWS - #2 in Best in San Antonio Resorts - #8 Best in San Antonio Hotels – La Cantera Resort & Spa
  • Spas of America’s – Top 100 Spas of 2017 – Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness listed as #97
  • American Spa and Luxury Travel Advisor – Global Spa & Wellness Awards – Winner 2017 - Best Spa – U.S. Regional awards – Texas Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness. 
     

2017

  • San Antonio Magazine's 2017 Best of the City awards - Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness
  • San Antonio Magazine's 2017 Best of the City awards. Editors named La Cantera Resort & Spa/Loma de Vida as the best Place to Relax in San Antonio
  • San Antonio Magazine’s 2017 Best of the City awards. Editor’s have voted Signature’s Risotto - Best Luxurious Dish in the City.
  • The Zoe Report – The Best Spas in Major US Cities / Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness. 
  • Smart Meetings Magazine – 2017 Smart Star Award Winners. La Cantera Resort & Spa - Best Golf Resort. 
  • Southern Living –  “Our Favorite Engagement Spots in Every Southern State” – Texas: La Cantera Resort & Spa Link
  • Conde Nast Traveler – Readers’ Choice Awards for 2017 - #1 in San Antonio, #5 in Texas & #21 in Texas and the Southwest
  • Smart Meetings Magazine – Platinum Choice Awards, Best of 2017 – Hotels & Venue – La Cantera Resort & Spa
  • Brides.com – Ten Most Instagram-worth Infinity Pools in the World – La Cantera Resort & Spa

2016

  • San Antonio Express News – Readers’ Choice: La Cantera Golf Club Earns Top honor. 
  • GOLF Magazine and Golf.com’s “Premier Resorts” rankings for 2016-17 Silver Medal Resort: La Cantera Resort & Spa  – San Antonio, Texas 
  • Northside Independent School District Outstanding Partner of the Year  - Outstanding Partnership Program

2015

  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Resort 
  • Golf Advisor Top 20 Courses in Texas 2014; Resort Course #9 
  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 
  • My SA.COM Readers’ Choice 2015 – Golf : Bronze 
  • One of Cvent’s 2015 100 Most Popular Meeting Resorts in North America and the Caribbean
  • Smart meetings Best of 2015 - one of the top 17 renovated hotels and resorts
  • Corporate & Incentive Travel - 2015 Award of Excellence Winner  - Hotels, Resorts & Conference Centers
  • Golf Magazine Premier Golf Resorts 2014-2015 Silver Award
  • ResortandLodges.com Top Texas Luxury Getaway

2014

  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Resort
  • AAA Four Diamond, Francesca's at Sunset
  • "Premiere Golf Resorts," Silver Medal Resort, Golf Magazine
  • "Best Hotels in San Antonio," U.S. News & World Report
  • "Best Courses You Can Play," Texas, GolfWeek
  • Reader's Choice: "Top Resorts of the South: Business Class," ConventionSouth magazine
  • The Most Beautiful Courses in Texas, Golf Magazine
  • Greens of Distinction award, Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine
  • Wine Spectator Award, Wine Spectator magazine
  • Reader's Choice: "Top 100 Southern Hospitality Hotels for Groups," ConventionSouth magazine
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In The News

LATEST BUZZ

Overlooking the Texas Hill Country, La Cantera Resort & Spa is situated on a 550 acre tranquil oasis just minutes from San Antonio’s finest shopping, dining, and entertainment. We invite you to discover what all the buzz is about and visit the resort for yourself. In the meantime, here's what other people are saying about us. 

For press inquiries, please contact Darlene Fiske at (512) 331-7755 or darlene@thefiskegroup.com.

  1. View Our Fact Sheet

Recent Coverage

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Hotels to Book for a Trip to San Antonio, Travel & Lesiure, July 2022

San Antonio Ranked 9th Best U.S. City by Travel + Leisure ReadersSan Antonio Express News, July 2022

"10 Best Resorts in Texas," Travel and Leisure, July 2022

Best Resort in Texas, Texas Travel Awards, June 2022

16 Perfect Summer Road Trips for When You Need to Escape Dallas, Thrillist, June 2022

Kicking Back in the Texas Hill Country at the La Cantera Resort & Spa, Cowboys & Indians, May 2022

This Texas Luxury Spa is the Hottest New Spot to Get High on Nature, New York Post, May 2022

11 Amazing San Antonio Hotels for Every Kind of Traveler, San Antonio Express News, May 2022

These Are The Best 12 Family Resorts in Texas, PureWow, April 2022

12 Reasons to Drive to San Antonio, Thrillist, April 2022

A Luxury Guide to a Long Weekend in San Antonio, Elite Traveler, March 2022

Why a Weekend Getaway in San Antonio Hill Country Will Surprise You, AFAR Magazine, March 2022

5 Fantastic San Antonio Resorts for a Getaway, My SA, March 2022

The Best Hotels in San Antonio, Conde Nast Traveler, March 2022

10 Hand Picked Places to Stay in San Antonio that Prove a Visit to the Alamo City Should be on your Radar in 2022 - Insider, February 2022

This Epic Texas Road Trip Visits Underrated Vineyards and Rolling Hills Blanketed in Bluebonnets, Travel + Leisure, February 2022

17 Amazing Resorts in Texas Perfect for Pampering, Atlanta Traveler, January 2022

Perfect Winter Roadtrips for When You Need to Escape Austin, Thrillist, January 2022

10 Magical Holiday Hotels to Check Off Your List, Austin Travels, December 2021

Best Resort in Texas, Texas Travel Awards, November 2021

Recharge at a Lone Star Spa, Texas Meetings + Events Magazine, November 2021

22 Best Christmas Getaways to Enjoy This Winter, Oprah Daily, October 2021

16 Incredible US Hotels and Resorts that will help make up for a year of lost travelBusiness Insider, October 2021

Texas and the Southwest Top Resorts, Condé Nast, October 2021

The Best Texas Hill Country Resorts and HotelsHouston Chronicle, October 2021

6 American Wine Vacations to Take This SeasonFood & Wine, October 2021

The Top 10 Resorts in Texas, Travel & Leisure, September 2021

7 Places in Texas That Are Like A Carribbean Paradise In The Summer, Only In Your State, August 2021

Splash Into Summer at La Cantera Resort and Spa, Austin Travels, July 2021

5 Adults-Only Getaways Around Texas for a Blissful Post-COVID "Vacci-cation", CultureMap Dallas, June 2021

8 Hotel Pool Day Passes for Safely Soaking Up The Sun Again, The Points Guy, May 2021

16 Incredible Hotels and Resorts That Will Help Make Up for a Year of Lost Travel, Business Insider, May 2021

San Antonio's Best Restaurants for Special Occasions, MYSA, May 2021

1, 2, 3: San Antonio, Texas Destination Guide, Hotels Above Par, March 2021

Extreme and Out-of-the-Ordinary Tacos You Have to TryCheapism, February 2021

4 Secluded Texas Getaways, San Antonio Mag, January 2021

Golfweek’s Best 2021: Top 200 Resort Golf Courses in the U.S., GolfWeek, January 2021

La Cantera Spa partnering with University of Texas at San Antonio for wellness lecture series, San Antonio Current, January 2021

The World’s Top Fine-Dining Hotel Suites, Elite Traveler, December 2020

8 Relaxing NYE Destinations to Ring in 2021, Trivago Magazine, December 2020

Missing Winter Cruises? 4 Warm-Weather Trip Ideas To Tide You Over Until Ships Sail Again, USA Today, December 2020

Escape To La Cantera For A Romantic Getaway, Tribeza, December 2020

13 Tools Pros Swear By for Preparing Their Thanksgiving Day Meals, MyRecipes, October 2020

5 Jackfruit Recipes that Will Make You Love this Meat Substitute, The Healthy, October 2020

Wellness Experiences to Plan for in 2021, Virtuoso, October 2020

Travel Trends: Micro Traveling, Travel Squire, November, 2020

8 Places For Stargazing In The U.S., Family Vacation Critic, November 2020

30 Fall Staycation and Road Trip Hotel Deals, Nerdwallet, September 2020

22 Best Christmas Getaways to Enjoy This Winter, The Oprah Magazine, September 2020

Spa Profile: Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness, Spa & Beauty Today, July 2020

Meet Your New Favorite Cooking Project: Birria Tacos, The Manual, July 2020

Press Releases

La Cantera Resort & Spa Welcomes Camila Frederico as General Manager, November 2021

La Cantera Resort & Spa Announces Collaboration with Veuve Clicquot in Texas' First Bubbly Inspired Cabana, June 2021

Expanded Nature Trail and Outdoor Programming Allow Kids to Digitally Detox this Summer,
 May 2021

Sire Bar at La Cantera Resort & Spa Shines the Spotlight on Whiskey, March 2021

La Cantera Resort & Spa Recognized as a Top Resort in Texas and in North America in Condé Nast Traveler’s Esteemed Readers’ Choice Awards Four Years in a Row, March 2021

Internationally Renowned Linda Meredith Skincare Products, Oxygen Facials Now a Texas Exclusive at Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness at La Cantera Resort & Spa, March 2021

La Cantera Resort & Spa Introduces 34 Secluded Villas and Adults Only Floor to Maximize Personalized Experiences, March 2021

Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness at La Cantera Resort & Spa Features Services in the Sky and Outdoor Relaxation Spaces Surrounded by Nature, March 2021

La Cantera Resort & Spa: A Nationally Acclaimed Texas Hill Country Destination, March 2021

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