Guests are welcomed to a Hill Country retreat from city life at Open Air Resorts

Guests can host parties in the indoor recreation area that features games, a television and pool access. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Guests can host parties in the indoor recreation area that features games, a television and pool access. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Guests can host parties in the indoor recreation area that features games, a television and pool access. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Open Air Resorts has a general store carrying snacks, coffee, wine and Open Air merchandise. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests can enjoy the recreation area outside the resorts' check-in center. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests can bring their personal Airstream trailers into the rental pool or rent an Airstream through Open Air Resorts. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests are invited to enjoy a pool, cornhole, pickleball, volleyball, a playground and other amenities. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The tiny homes at Open Air Resorts are available for rent through Airbnb and the Open Air Resorts website. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests are invited to fish at the private catch-and-release pond on the property. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Open Air Resorts’ first day of business was June 15, and owners Joe Connors and Joel Canfield opened with the vision of building a family-friendly retreat. About 45 minutes outside of downtown Austin, the resort features tiny homes and Airstream trailers available for rent.

“They had this vision of making it into a place to come and have your weekend getaway with your family,” General Manager Michelle Bush said.

Bush calls Open Air Resorts an oasis surrounded by rolling hills, lake views, vineyards and golf courses, and guests can enjoy amenities, such as a pool and volleyball court.

The resort is available for nightly, weekly and monthly stays, and guests may bring their own RVs or Airstreams into the rental pool. According to Bush, the site has attracted a close-knit community of young adults, families and retirees.

Open Air also hosts public events, including a Labor Day Bark and Brew collaboration with Austin Pets Alive.

Bush said over the next couple of months, the resort will see the addition of more units.


Open Air Resorts

25928 Haynie Flat Road, Spicewood

844-350-1517

www.openairresorts.com

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.


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