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    Getaways At Barton Creek Resort and Spa

    Spend your summer getaway in style at Barton Creek Resort and Spa where every day is filled with activities for all ages from sunrise till sunset. Escape the simmering summer heat at a one of the pool parties or try one of the enormous variety of family activities. Feeling lucky? Try your luck at a challenging game of chess or sign up for a chess tournament. Get the kids together for an energetic relay races.

    Saturdays and Sundays are great for the whole family at the Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Lounge around the pool or par-take in the poolside fun scheduled throughout the year, which includes the tunes spun by a disc jockey during poolside cookouts from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm.

    Located in Austin, in the heart of the glorious Texas Hill Country, Barton Creek Resort and Spa combines world-class service with its classic brand of Austin casual elegance set in luxurious surroundings. The Barton Creek Resort & Spa features 300 beautifully appointed rooms and offers superior dining experiences. If you're looking for a way to get your exercise time visit the state-of-the art fitness center or enjoy the full-service Spa, including a unique line of Texas-themed services.

    Bring your clubs and racket to participate in the Barton Creek Resort's outdoor activities. Drop in on a tennis clinic and practice your backhand throughout the week or try join the men’s and women’s doubles. The Barton Creek Resort and Spa has Junior Tennis Day Camps and Clinics for ages 4 and up from May through August. The Barton Creek Resort has a special day set aside for Golf Fans. On Saturday's join the “Beat the Golf Pro Day” on the two Fazio golf courses or head off on your own on the 72 holes of nationally acclaimed championship golf course.

    You can also join the Blues and Barbeque festivities over Memorial Day Weekend, which take place by the Barton Creek Resort and Spa's Resort Pool. Each year guests will hear and dance to tunes by top artist like the Legendary Texas Blues Master, W.C. Clark, who has mentored countless young blues artists, including Stevie Ray and Jimmie Vaughan. During the festivities savor the smoked Texas brisket, St. Louis Spare Ribs, grilled Chicago style bratwurst along with the blues.

    Over the Fourth of July Weekend the Barton Creek Resort and Spa invites guest to sample the tasty dishes served at the Lobster Boil Buffet at the Resort Pavilion. Austin’s favorite Latin Salsa band, The Brew, will be on hand to get you in the dancing mood with their electrifying Latin-Jazz. Salsa dance instructors will also be available to help guests find their groove. Afterwards relax and enjoy the spectacular fireworks show from the Resort Pavilion, the pool, or the Hill Country Veranda.

    Everyday is an exciting chance for families to share quality time together and creating lasting memories. Grab some free popcorn and sodas and take in a Family movie on Fridays in the hotel amphitheater. During holiday weekends families can challenge one another to a friendly game in the special indoor game room dedicated to ping pong, air hockey, video games, foosball, Pac Man, and other video arcade games. New Macintosh computers were recently installed so older, computer-savvy children can play age-appropriate video games. Other activities are offered include story time, puzzles, arts and crafts and more.

    Kid’s Club at Barton Creek Resort and Spa is open 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Sunday through Thursday, and till 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday for busy moms and dads. Kid’s Club is a dedicated indoor facility that resort guests may utilize for children ages six months to 8 years.

    By Leroy Worley

    Getting There

    Plan your getaway to Barton Creek Resort and Spa by calling 1-800-336-6158, or go online to http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/austin-barton-creek