Relax In Style At These 10 Luxurious Texas River Cabins

It’s no shock that Texas summers can be brutally hot. It’s also no surprise that Texans do a great job at finding ways to beat the brutal summer heat. One of the best and most time-honored traditions is heading to any of the many Texas rivers for a swim, float, splash, or kayak.

Two of the most popular Texas rivers for summer relief are the Guadalupe and Frio Rivers. Both are located in the central Texas Hill Country. These rivers provide outstanding scenery to go along with providing relief from summer. The combination of gorgeous scenery and summer swimming have led many people to build homes right on the banks of these rivers. Many of these homes are offered as vacation rentals!

We worked to compile a comprehensive list of some of the best Texas river cabins that we could find. If you like any of the vacation rentals in our list, feel free to click the link. It will take you directly to the property where you can view even more photos, check pricing and availability, and book your Texas river cabins. Let’s jump right in!

Porter’s Tree Haus– Frio River

This vacation rental is perfect for a large group looking to head to the river! With 5BR and 4BA, this 3600sq/ft home will sleep up to 31 of your family and friends! This house was made for large groups. The kitchen has TWO full sized refrigerators and freezers, a commercial stove and oven, plenty of seating, and much more.

Outside, you will be impressed by the massive covered porches, outdoor kitchen, jetted spa, outdoor fireplace, and three separate dining tables. The river is just 200 feet from the home and the owner allows you to pull your vehicle right up to the river’s edge for tailgating as all the other tubers float by.

As an added bonus, you get complimentary shuttle service upstream for your floats. Depending on river flow, this will give guests about a 2-3 hour float and you get out of the river right at your vacation rental!!

To see many more photos, pricing and availability for Porter’s Tree Haus click HERE.

Buffalo Creek Ranch– Frio River

If you are looking for the ultimate in peace and relaxation, a stay at Buffalo Creek Ranch is what you need. The home itself is modern and gorgeous. It boasts 7 bedrooms throughout its 4000 sq/ft of living space. The home also features a sunporch, three outdoor patios, a game room, and more.

Guests have full access to the property’s 95 acres. Wildlife commonly seen on the grounds include deer, antelope, turkey, axis deer and more. The ranch does have private river frontage. From the home, the river would be a 25 minute walk, 10 minute bike ride, or 2 minute ride by vehicle.

No matter where you look, you get to admire the beautiful, yet rugged Texas Hill Country landscape. However, even though you may feel as if you are completely isolated, the town of Leakey is just 8 minutes away. We are in love with this ranch. We can’t think of a better way to relax and unwind than this level of solitude.

For more photos, pricing, and availability of Buffalo Creek Ranch, click HERE.

La Vida La Frio– Frio River

This is another spacious home that is great for large families or groups of friends that wish to relax at the river together. The base rate of the home is for 5 bedrooms that will sleep up to 13. There is a bunkroom upstairs that will sleep up to five more for an additional charge. This home is wide open and great for entertaining.

In the back of the home, you will find covered patios, a viewing deck of the river, private river frontage, fire pit, and an additional patio at the rivers edge. We love how there are so many places to spread out and relax. The private Frio River frontage is perfect for setting up and enjoying the ice cold waters.

Gather your clan and book a stay at La Vida La Frio! To see more photos, pricing, and availability, click HERE.

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Agave Point– Frio River

This property is so unique! It is a gated property for privacy. When guests rent Agave Point, they have sole access to the entire property. Instead of one massive house with lots of bedrooms, Agave Point is made up of 5 separate cabins that can sleep up to 18 guests. There are two kitchens among the five cabins. We LOVE the pool area and cabana!

The outdoor spaces include the pool, ping pong, pool toys, tree swing, corn hole, fire pits, charcoal smokers, hammocks, and more. For those that wish to relax in the cool waters of the Frio River, river access is via a walk down a country lane. This home is ideal for large groups that also wish to have a bit more privacy. Having the different cabins is a unique touch!

For more photos, pricing and availability for Agave Point, click HERE.

White Water Ranch– Guadalupe River

Enjoy 90 yards of private Guadalupe River frontage when you book a stay at this 3 bedroom home that will sleep up to 12! Located near the “Horseshoe” section of the river, you can start your float right from the backyard! If boating is your thing, this home is only a five minute drive to the nearest boat ramp on Canyon Lake! For music lovers, the Whitewater Amphitheatre is within walking distance! World class trout fishing is found right at your private shoreline as well!

There is so much to love about White Water Ranch! The home is modern and bright with lots of windows to let in sunlight. Kids will love the spacious bunkroom. Our favorite part is the multitude of outdoor gathering spaces! The large covered deck with swing is so inviting. The second patio part way down the yard for watching the fishermen and kayakers. There is even another swing right at the bank!

To see more photos, pricing, and availability for White Water Ranch, click HERE.

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Misty Mountain– Guadalupe River

Look at this adorable and cozy cabin!! This cabin is perfect for a family of four to get away and enjoy the river. The cabin has 2 bedrooms and one bath and is decorated in Hill Country fashion. We love all of the stone and wood work that gives this cabin that warm and inviting feel.

Outside you will find the deck overlooking the river. There is plenty of seating for enjoying the serene setting. For direct river access, there is a stone path leading directly to the river’s edge. This is a more quiet part of the river as it sits before the famous horseshoe area where many of the outfitters start their river floats.

To see more photos, pricing, and availability, click HERE.

Fairytale Backyard Texas River Cabins- Guadalupe River

What’s not to love about this home? It has four bedrooms that will sleep up to 16 guests. Direct river access with 65 feet of frontage. Huge patio down by the river with plenty of seating for all of your guests. Natural shade is provided by the mature pecan trees! Located near the 4th crossing, there is a tube rental company right across the street. You are close to many local restaurants and live music venues.

The home was recently updated to remove all carpeting and added laminate flooring. The really made to home more bright and gives it a modern look. There are plenty of windows, many of which overlook the huge backyard and river below. There is plenty of space both inside and out for all of your guests! This river home is a winner!

To see more photos, pricing, and availability, click HERE.

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Jack’s River Haus– Guadalupe River

We love that this home has options. The base rate is 14 guests, but if you love this vacation rental but have 10 or less, you can contact them for a reduced rate. The full booking includes a studio apartment on the lower level!

This how has plenty of room for all of your guests to sprawl out and relax. We love the multi-tiered read deck and patio that eventually leads down to the home’s private river frontage. The property provides guests with plenty of privacy and shade courtesy of the multitude of mature pecan trees that cover the property. This home has easy and grassy river access, so head upstream with your tubes and easily hop out when you get to the home!

For more photos, pricing, and availability, click HERE.

Braun Rio– Guadalupe River

If you are looking for an authentic Texas Hill Country experience, Braun Rio is a pretty great choice. The stone exterior, the metal roof, the opportunity to put the Texas flag anywhere you can, stone tile flooring, and amazing river and hill views. This home is pretty amazing!

The home has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. Braun Rio sits fairly high above the river below, but a tiered backyard with gentle slopes makes access to your private river frontage easy. There are multiple patios and decks for outdoor lounging. The river at this home is perfect for fishing, floating, or swimming.

For more photos, pricing, and availability, click HERE.

Bohemian Hill– Guadalupe River

We love how this property has massive trees all over the property, providing privacy and shade as you enjoy your river escape. They even built several of the decks around the trees to take full advantage of the shade these trees behind. There is so much character with this home. Fun signs, flip flops nailed to trees, etc. It would be hard NOT to have fun here!

The home has 3 bedrooms and will sleep up to 12 guests. The home is open and bright. It has a modern kitchen that is fully equipped for cooking for all of your guests. If you have a group where a little extra privacy is desired, the third bedroom is actually located in a small guest house right next to the main home!

For additional pictures, pricing, and availability, click HERE.

This list of Texas river cabins highlights some of the best homes we found on the Frio and Guadalupe Rivers. There are far more home along the Guadalupe River. To see a larger list of all vacation rentals along the Guadalupe River, click HERE.

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