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Men’s Health 101: Tips For A Healthier You

June is National Men’s Health Month. At Travaasa we like to see our guests de-stress, regroup and focus on improving both mental and physical health. However, it’s hard to stay healthy in our everyday lives – so this month we’re focusing on you, Guys! By nature, men have a shorter life expectancy than women and are also…

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Wood Smoked Whiskey? Yes, please!

The smell of wood smoke is a staple aroma just about anywhere in Texas and reminiscent of all sorts of wonderful childhood memories from campfires to the first time tasting a smoked brisket. Fast forward a few years and enjoy that same intoxicating aroma during happy hour – this time with a twist! Instead of…

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Mountain Bike 2.0

 Come experience a bite-sized piece of the beautiful Austin Hill Country by exploring our lower loop cross-country mountain bike trail. Travaasa Austin is taking its bike program to the next level. Last year we unveiled our very own Pump Track and now we have another way for riders to experience biking through Hill Country  -…

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Male Skincare 101: Thick Skin Never Looked So Good

Spa Director, Maggie Wagner recently sat down with Organic Male OM4 CEO, Mike Bruggeman to discover the differences in male and female skincare and apply those variations to the unique male-focused spa offerings available at Travaasa Austin. Maggie: Let’s get right to it.  Why should men use a men’s skin care line? Mike: That’s a…

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Grilling & Smoking Just Got Manlier

Travaasa Austin’s Chef Marko Ellinger takes a unique approach to his culinary endeavors, focusing on creating nutrient-dense foods that are cost effective, environmentally sustainable, highly nutritious, visually engaging and absolutely delicious. In honor of Man Month this June, we asked Chef Marko to enlighten us on the art of smoking.  You don’t have to own the…

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June at Travaasa = The Ultimate Mancation

In honor of Man Month this June, we invited six amazing and vastly different gentlemen to put their #ManSkills to the test. Over the course of a three-day Mancation at Travaasa Austin, they participated in various “manly” activities including horseback riding, grilling demonstrations, tequila tastings, spa treatments, archery and more.  As we kick off Man Month, we would…

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August is Dive Month at Travaasa

Summer brings out the best in all of us. It’s a time for adventure, for being outdoors and learning new things. Here at Travaasa, we encourage our guests to go beyond their comfort zone and cultivate new experiences, which is the intention behind Dive Month this August. With a variety of exciting experiences to “dive”…

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Refreshing and Relaxing: The Cucumber Ginger Gimlet

Mmm. Cucumbers. Whether dipped in buttermilk ranch, diced up in a summer salad, or infused in a cool crisp cocktail, there is nothing quite like the light, refreshing taste of cucumber in the summertime. Not only are they a delicious snack, cucumbers also have a variety of benefits for boosting overall health and are often referred to…

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