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Meet our new GM: David MacIlwraith

We’re pleased to announce the newest member to our team! David MacIlwraith joins us as the general manager of Travaasa Hana. David will oversee all operations for the resort, including our restoration project. “We are thrilled David MacIlwraith has joined our leadership team in this important position,” said Adam Hawthorne, president of Travaasa. “Along with his extensive hospitality and…

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Dive Right In

Summer plagues us with many tough decisions – would you prefer to: A. relax poolside and work on your tan B. get outdoors and try something new C. all of the above! The pool at Travaasa Austin offers guests a way to stay fit while still beating the Texas heat. The ultimate way to enjoy the…

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Dive Month: Spa-Style

When it comes to the spa, Travaasa knows no season, but in honor of Dive Month we’ve decided to highlight the best treatments to get you out of the treatment room and into the water. Aquatic spa treatments, such as Watsu®, offer numerous benefits to the body and can be extremely transformative. The buoyancy and support…

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Travaasa + Tesla

Being green is extremely important to us here at Travaasa, which is why our newest partnership is such an exciting one for the Austin property. We are pleased to announce that Travaasa Austin is home to two, level-2 electric vehicle outposts. Tesla has long been the leader in sustainable transportation practices and inspiring other brands…

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Plant Power: All About Tinctures

Tinctures have been used for thousands of years in traditional or “folk” medicine to extract the healing properties of plants. Today, people are still discovering their many benefits. What Exactly is a Tincture? We’re glad you asked. Tinctures are a form of edible liquid that contains the extract of a plant. In herbal medicine tinctures…

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Spa Like a Man

What is masculinity without a little indulgence? A visit to the Western Sky room for the “What Ale’s You” (complete with beer) or the Willie Nelson-inspired “On the Road Again” massage is the perfect way to end a day on the Pump Track or husking coconuts.   For a limited time (aka while supplies last), guys…

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Flex your Man Skills with Hatchet Throwing

Our newest adventure is making its debut on the programming schedule just in time for Man Month. The Hatchet Throwing experience teaches the fundamentals of the art form while you channel your inner-woodsman. Our guide begins the class by teaching techniques that will create the foundation of the survival skill, while increasing focus, patience and…

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Grill Like a Pro: Chef Ben’s BBQ Wagyu Beef Ribs

 With Memorial Day in sight, we’ve got summer on our minds! If you’re not a self-proclaimed grill master, fear not. Chef Ben has you covered with his delicious BBQ Wagyu Beef Ribs. Get his step-by-step instructions to this crowd-pleaser, sure to impress all some long. Chef Ben’s BBQ Wagyu Beef Ribs  This is a simple…

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