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Safe Haven Camp 2020

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Your Safe Haven

This summer starting May 26th, Camp Balcones Springs invites you and your loved ones to head out to the country to enjoy the great outdoors on our secluded 250+ acres! Take a much-needed retreat from your COVID isolation and practice “social distancing” fun with your favorite people over campfires, sports, lake activities, and so much more.

Available May 26th - June 20th

For more details, call (830) 693-6639!
Must book 48+ hours in advance

The Retreat will be Closed on some weekdays. Before and after those times, please select dates that depart by the day before and arrive on the day after.

Closed: June 15, June 16, and June 17
Please depart by June 14th and arrive June 18 or later.

Final Checkout for Safe Haven Camp is June 21 at 10am.

Weekend - Per Night

2 people from same quarantined family in 1 cabin

$425/plus tax

  • Friday – Sunday
  • Check-in @ 10am
  • Check-out @ 10am

Weeknight - Per Night

2 people from same quarantined family in 1 cabin

Available as an add-on or standalone

$375/plus tax

  • Monday – Thursday
  • Check-in @ 10am
  • Check-out @ 10am

Additional Adult

To join cabin of same quarantined family - per night

$100/plus tax

  • Age 15+ years, nightly
  • Must add on to family cabin from same quarantined household

Additional Child

To join cabin of same quarantined household - per night

$70/plus tax

  • Age 3-14 years, nightly
  • Must add on to family cabin from same quarantined household

What’s Included?

  • 3 delicious meals per “night” with non-alcoholic beverages (cash/credit bar available)
  • Unlimited access to non-facilitated activities such as fishing, hiking, basketball, soccer, ping-pong, pickleball, and more!
  • Pre-scheduled activities led by our awesome staff may include ceramics, crafts, barre class, archery, & riflery (to name a few)
  • Life-guarded activities on Lake Ted from 1-5pm daily may include swimming, water slides, blobbing, lake toys, etc.
  • Rural wireless internet and work spaces
  • 24-hour fitness center & sauna with yoga deck
  • 24-hour coffee & tea station
  • 24 -hour onsite nurse

Want Some Extra Fun?

Available for an additional fee – call for details

  • Deep-tissue and Swedish massages
  • Guided horseback rides on scenic trails
  • Motor-boating on Lake Travis with options for tubing & banana boating
  • Childcare available for $15/hr (2hr min, 9am-5pm)
  • Dogs permitted for $25 non-refundable pet fee
  • Cash/credit bar available
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Space is Limited!

Camp Balcones Springs is observing social distancing and occupancy guidelines. This means that we have to limit reservations for Safe Haven Camp. Book now to secure your upcoming escape!

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Your Safety at Camp

The safety and health of our guests and employees is Camp Balcones Springs’ top priority. We will continue to closely monitor recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to maintain a safe environment, we will make adjustments based on the guidelines from these agencies and local health departments. By design, Camp Balcones Springs is an open-air hospitality experience. There is no recirculated air between any of the accommodations.

Special Considerations

Camp Balcones Springs will operate at 25% capacity, with private cabins for each quarantined family. All of the Camp staff who will be preparing food and accommodations have been in quarantine on camp property since March 19th and have shown no symptoms of COVID. Each guest will complete a health screening questionnaire prior to arrival Nurses will be onsite taking both guest and staff temperatures twice a day. All facilities are cleaned and sanitized in between activities. All employees have passed the COVID-19 hospitality certification.

Health Screening Form

The safety of our guests and employees is our top priority. Please complete this online questionnaire after booking your cabin.

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Reservation Details Form

We want your experience at The Retreat to be awesome! Please complete this online questionnaire after booking your cabin.

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Frequently Asked Questions

So, what is Balcones Springs?

Situated just 50 minutes outside of Austin, Balcones Springs celebrates 250 acres of hiking trails, a private 10-acre lake, covered basketball and tennis courts, a fitness center, a zipline across the lake, and much more. During the summer months it’s Camp Balcones Springs, an overnight camp for children, and during the year it’s The Retreat at Balcones Springs, a wedding & retreat venue.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No! Safe Haven Camp is suitable and fun for all ages!

I don’t live in Texas. Am I allowed to come?

Please give us a call at 830-693-6639 or email us at info@texasretreat.com

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking options are available upon arrival. Camp is located near Marble Falls just 50 minutes outside of Austin.

What should I bring into the event?

Swimsuit, beach towel, activewear, sneakers, hat, sunglasses, toiletries, flip-flops, sunglasses, personal meds, personal ID, a blanket for movie night if you’d like, and an outfit for a nice dinner! No outside alcohol is permitted. There will be a cash bar if you would like additional drinks after using your tickets. Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required for equestrian activities.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please e-mail info@texasretreat.com for any questions

What’s the refund policy?

Guests can receive a full refund up until 7 days prior to arrival.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, please just show your e-mail confirmation at the front desk upon arrival.

What is the food situation?

We have an onsite Chef and kitchen staff to prepare each of your meals. All meals and snacks are included in the nightly rate. Chef Jack, Chef Mark and his team are adept at accommodating dietary needs and requests, including all food allergies and sensitivities. Please complete the reservation details form to let us know if anyone from your group has dietary needs. Click here to find more information on Chef Jack, Chef Mark and our staff.

Can I bring my own alcohol onsite?

The retreat operates as a private club, meaning all alcoholic beverages must be purchased and served through our facility. No outside alcohol is permitted on property. There will be a cash/credit bar available.

What are the cabin accommodations?

Cabins can accommodate up to 6 guests, with one King size bed and four twin size beds. Many cabins have high ceilings, yellow pine interiors, private bathrooms, and striking views of the Hill Country. Each cabin provides basic comforts, including warm country comforters, cotton percale sheets, individual temperature controls, a private telephone, and Rural Wi-Fi. Click here to find more information about our cabins.

What activities can I expect to do during my stay?

We will have a loose itinerary for guests to enjoy; however, all non-facilitated activities are available to all guests throughout their stay. These activities include basketball, tennis, Frisbee golf, sand volleyball, fishing, hiking, kayaking, and more! Click here to find more information on the non-facilitated activities.