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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 two 18-hole award-winning courses, 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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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, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Restaurant in Texas 2018 - Signature, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Desserts 2018 - Signature, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman
  • Southern Living: The South’s Best Restaurant Bars 2018 - Signature, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman
  • 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, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman
  • USA Today 10Best – Top 10 winners the Best New Restaurants – #3 Signature, Inspired by Andrew Weismann
  • 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. Link
  • Golf Advisor – Best of 2017: Top 50 golf Courses in the U.S. according to your ratings and reviews - #44 The Palmer Course at La Cantera Resort & Spa
  • 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.
  • Golf Advisor – Top 25 Arnold Palmer golf course designs in the U.S. according to reviews / No. 10 Palmer Course at La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio 
  • Golf Advisor – Top 25 golf destinations in 2016, based on ratings and reviews / No. 15 Palmer Course at La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio
  • 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
  • Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) – Top 100 Golf Shops in America, Palmer Course – 2018 AGM Platinum Award

2016

  • Avid Golfer – Top 50 Golf Courses, Palmer Course ranked #3
  • GOLF Magazine’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Texas”,  La Cantera Hill Country Resort (Palmer) in San Antonio 
  • 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 (The Palmer Course & Resort Course) – San Antonio, Texas 
  • GolfWeek’s Best Courses You Can Play, State-By-State /No. 10  La Cantera Hill Country Resort (Palmer), San Antonio
  • Northside Independent School District Outstanding Partner of the Year  - Outstanding Partnership Program

2015

  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Resort
  • Best Courses You Can Play, Resort Courses, Texas, GolfWeek, Palmer Course
  • Top 25 Courses for Staff Friendliness in 2014, Palmer, Course, GolfAdvisor.com 
  • Golf Advisor Top 20 Courses in Texas 2014; Palmer Course #2 ; Resort Course #9 
  • Golfweek’s Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play, 2015, Texas; Palmer Course #8
  • GolfAdvisor’s Top 25 courses in the first quarter of 2015; Palmer Course #4
  • 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
  • Best Courses You Can Play, Resort Courses, Texas, GolfWeek, Palmer Course
  • 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.

Recent Coverage

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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

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Home With Ideas from These Hotels, Nerdwallet, May 2020

#FoodieFriday: Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes from La Cantera, Texas Lifestyle Magazine, May 2020

 

Recipes: Street corn dip for 4th of July, KSAT, July 2020

Far Away, So Close: Urban Resorts are Having a Post COVID Moment, Business Traveler, July 2020

The Most Exciting and Culture-Filled Weekend Trips From Dallas, Departures, July 2020

Best Boutique/Lifestyle Hotel, 2020 Smart Stars Award Winners

5 Reasons to Add La Cantera Resort & Spa to Your Bucket List, Bucket List Publications, June 2020

Best Hotels to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks This Year, NerdWallet June 2020

Blue Spas Offers Second Look, Inspire Design, June 2020

Blue Spas Offers Second Opinion Review of Development Plans, Hotel Business, June 2020

4 Things To Know About Travel In The Lone-Star State, The Points Guy, June 2020

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

Creative Ways You Can Make Your Home Feel Like a Luxury Hotel, Matador Network, May 2020

The Best Self-Massage Techniques to Try When Your Bum Is Going Numb From Too Much Sitting, Well + Good, May 2020

#FoodieFriday: Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes from La Cantera, Texas Lifestyle Magazine, May 2020

20 Hors D'oeuvres That Only Look Expensive, According to Top Chefs, Brides, April 2020

The 17 Must-Have (Affordable) Home Cooking Tools, According to 10 Chefs, Thrillist, April 2020

15 Most Romantic Getaways in the U.S., BestLife, February 2020

Five Fun Ideas for Vacations With Young Grandkids, AARP, January 2020

Sea to Shining Sea: On Visiting All 50 States In The USA, Forbes, January 2020

Get Off the Grid: 30 Relaxing Thanksgiving Getaways in Texas, Chron, November 2019

Condé Nast Traveler Names Top Ranked Resorts in 2019 Reader's Choice Awards, Texas Meetings + Events, November 2019

The Power of Pecans, Texas Journey Magazine, November/December 2019

The Big Smoke, Gourmet Traveller, October 2019

30 Perfect Lobster Dishes To Enjoy On National Lobster Day, Forbes, September 2019

10 Most Romantic Couples Resorts in Texas, Trips to Discover, August 2019

The Palmer Course at La Cantera Resort ages like fine wine, On the Links Magazine, August 2019

7 Spas in San Antonio Where You Can Spend The Night, Trivago Magazine, July 2019

A Soul Replenishing Escape, On the Links Magazine, October 2018   

15 Best Golf Destinations in America: Where to Play & Stay For a Great Trip to the Links, TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals Blog, September 2018  

San Antonio cleans house in magazine's 'best in the nation' awards, San Antonio Express News, September 2018  

These 5 blissful Texas spa escapes are worth the drive from Fort Worth, CultureMap, August 2018  

10Best: Best Hotel Pool, USA Today, August 2018 

Loma de Vida Wins Wellness Travel Award, Organic Spa Magazine, August 2018 

Move Over, Vermont — Texas Just May Be the Best State for Fall Foliage, Travel + Leisure, August 2018  

Checking In: La Cantera Resort & Spa, Kerrently, August 2018 

Where Chef Andrew Weissman Eats in San Antonio, Eat Sip Trip, May 2018  

The Best Hotel Spas in San Antonio, Oyster.com, April 2018 

Loma de Vida Video Spotlight, YOLO TX, April 2018

100 Best Anti-Aging Secrets, BestLife, February 2018

Top 10 Spa & Wellness Centers in the South, StyleBluePrint, February 2018 

Suite Dreams: A Look Inside Some Decadent Hotel Rooms, Texas Monthly, February 2018

La Cantera Resort Vacation Giveaway, The TODAY Show, February 2018

The Best U.S. Wine Regions Beyond Napa Valley, Brides.com, February 2018

Signature, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman Named One of the Most Romantic Restaurants in the Country, San Antonio Current, February 2018

Feature: Signature, Inspired by Chef Andrew Weissman, GoodTaste TV, January 2018

6 Winter Wonderlands That Will Make You Reconsider Your Tropical Honeymoon, Brides.com, January 2018

Respected San Antonio Chef Andrew Weissman Cooks French, South Texas-Style, The Daily Meal, December 2017

The 10 Most Instagram-Worthy Infinity Pools in The World, Brides.com, December 2017 

2017 Platinum Meeting Award Winner, Smart Meetings, October 2017

10 Wellness Getaways For Every Type of Traveler, Pop Sugar, September 2017

The Best Spas in Major US Cities, The Zoe Report, August 2017

DIY Face Masks For Men, AskMen.com, August 2017

Our Favorite Engagement Spots in Every State, Southern Living Magazine, August 2017

Spas with New and Signature Treatments for Everything from Inner Beauty to Balance and Mindful Rejuvenation, Organic Spa Magazine, Summer 2017

19 Cocktails That Are Basically Summer in a Glass, Cosmopolitan Magazine, June 2017

The Newest Hotel Dining in San Antonio Lives Up to Its Name, The Daily Meal, May 2017

Road trip: Loma de Vida Spa, Texas Lifestyle Magazine, Summer 2017

2017 Smart Stars Award Winners, Smart Meetings, Summer 2017

11 Spa Treatments That Will Make You Feel Your Best on Your Wedding Day, Martha Stewart Weddings, Spring 2017

Celebrity Jewelry Designer Tracee Nichols Adds Personal Touch to La Cantera’s New Spa, San Antonio Woman, January 2017

Just a Taste: Signed, sealed, delivered at Signature, San Antonio Express News, November 2016

5 Ways to Find Inner Peace at La Cantera, Haute Living, October 2016

No Ordinary Spa: An Adult Jungle Gym, a Grotto and Punching Bags Give This Fancy New Resort Retreat a Unique Vibe, Paper City, May 2016

Press Releases

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

Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness Launches Wellness Lecture Series in Partnership with University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Public Health, 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

Acclaimed Chef Andrew Weissman Creates Unique Vision For La Cantera Resort & Spa’s ‘Signature’ Restaurant, March 2021

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

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