If you are a lover of rustic charm found in nature, the Texas Hill Country is the place to go. A few years ago my brother-in-law and his lovely wife moved into the exquisite resort community of Tapatio Springs. This was a double blessing for my husband and me because not only do we get to visit with them more often, it gives us more opportunity to explore one of our favorite regions in Texas.
Tapatio Springs hosts the perfect mix of Texas nature with deluxe resort. This awe inspiring golfing community is nestled in the heart of the hill country, just outside the charming town of Boerne. I have to tell you the brief ten minute drive on Johns Road from I-10 to get to Tapatio Springs is just as sweet and charming as the lovely community itself. Once you exit I-10, the road twists and winds through the rustic and hilly countryside that gives the area it’s name. As you drive be sure to keep your eyes open for deer, sheep, goats and various other wildlife you might see as you drive.
As you take one last turn around the bend at the top of the hill you get your first breathtaking view of Tapatio Springs. The resort was bought several years ago by the country/western singer George Strait and a group of investors and they have been making improvements to the resort ever since. The 18 hole golf course has recently been renovated by architect Tripp Davis and Associates and features an amazing panoramic view of the rolling Texas hills that surround the golf course.
I’m honestly not much of a golfer, but I do enjoy riding in the cart and taking in the beauty of the surroundings. I also enjoy photography so this seemed the perfect opportunity to practice my amateur photography skills while Dear Husband practiced his amateur golfing skills.
As you tour the golf course, you get an amazing view of not only some of the highest hills of the area, but also some of the beautiful homes surrounding the golf course.
The 18 hole golf course offers a spectacular venue and is filled with auspicious live oak trees, rolling terrain and abundant with water features. This serene Hill Country Resort offers both a photographers and a golfers delight!
As always, when it’s time to pack up and return to our busy lives in the city, I’m thankful for the opportunity to have spent some relaxed time in the serene beauty of the Texas Hill Country!
Until Next Time – xxoo- Gerri