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Spear Throwing at Travaasa Hana

Think you are ready to try your hand at a traditional island survival skill? With our new spear throwing activity you can experience this exciting and challenging sport, Travaasa-style! Hawaiian spear throwing began as a way to train young warriors for combat and food gathering as the experience teaches the importance of patience, a steady hand,…

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Photo Essay: Adventures in Hana Part 2

Our glider experience is where dreams take flight. In the second installment of his two-part guest blog series, Dan Fogarty of You Should Go Here shares his journey flying high over Hana. Watch as he soars through the clouds over Haleakalā Crater, experiences a bird’s eye view of Maui’s magnificent waterfalls, and sees the island’s spectacular…

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How to Beat Cedar Fever

We’ll be honest. We don’t have much to complain about at Travaasa Austin. Located a quick, beautiful drive from downtown Austin, our property is situated at the top of the rolling hills of the Balcones Canyonland Preserve. With a view of Lake Travis and tree tops, we are able to dwell among some of the…

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Valentine’s Day Feast for Two in Hill Country

Valentine’s Day falls on a holiday weekend this year and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than an extended getaway to Hill Country for a culinary adventure! To mark the occasion, executive chef Benjamin Baker has designed a fantastic farm-to-table menu to delight the senses and set the mood for an evening of…

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Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two in Paradise

There is nothing more romantic than a table for two in paradise! We’re celebrating Cupid’s holiday with a special menu that features fresh, local ingredients and plenty of aphrodisiacs to set the mood. Our Valentine’s Day menu will be offered on Sunday, February 14th from 5:30pm-9pm in the dining room the new Preserve Kitchen + Bar.…

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Perfect Pairings in Austin

We’re excited to introduce our Perfect Pairings wine flights at The Preserve in Austin! The newest offering was created by our in-house Sommelier and Beverage Manager, Edward Morgan. How it works: When dining with us in The Preserve, you can choose to have the Perfect Pairings treatment – and voila! Edward appears with a wine flight curated…

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Recipe for Romance

February is the perfect time for a little indulgence! Whether it’s a spa day, a heart-pumping adventure or trying your hand at chocolate-making – we’ve got you covered at Travaasa Austin. New for this month, we’ve got speciality experiences that are quite the treat (literally). Handmade Chocolates with Marko More than just delicious, chocolate is one of…

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Fired up in Hana

Our newest experience in Hana has us hot under the collar. Beginning this month, we’re introducing Firestarting! Our Fire by Friction class covers the basics of the primitive skill. For 45 minutes, our guides will walk you through the Bow Drill – a technique that dates back to the 4th millennium BC. No lighter or…

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