If you are looking for a vacation rental on the water, lake front cabins, beach rentals, waterfront resorts, river lodging, or any other Texas waterfront accommodations, you need to check out the listings on this Texas Waterfront Lodging page.
Here you’ll find a wide variety of waterfront accommodations including resorts, cabins, cottages, vacation homes, houseboats, and more waiting for you to check them out and then check in have an enjoyable stay. Texas Outside has stayed at all of the properties below.
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The Best Texas Waterfront Vacation Rentals
Cabins, campsites, tube rentals, a pool, and lots more over looking the beautiful Guadalupe River
Laguna Madre Bay
Bayfront cabins that sleep 4 to 6 people on South Padre Island
Waterfront condos with great amenities
Very different kitchen suites for sleeping 2 to 12
Lake O’ the Pines
Floating cabins plus a rental home on the lake
Resort with villas, hotel rooms, suites, and good amenities including golf
Listings of resorts, condos, villas, cottages, and home rentals on Lake Travis
Cool Texas Lake Maps
If you are planning to visit one of the vacation rentals on a lake, then you should also check out our Clickable Lake Maps to find other fun things to see and do during your stay. The following are cool lake maps that make it very easy to find the location and more information about lake rentals, lake resorts, marinas, boat rentals, lake restaurants, and more fun things on or near the lake.
Lake Buchanan, the first in the chain of the six Highland Lakes, has some good lodging, pretty scenery, and coves for swimming and boarding, Fishing is ok and the lake is not as crowded as most of the other Highland Lakes.
Cedar Creek Lake
The 7th largest lake in Texas with over 32,000 acres and 18 miles long. The terrain is flat and well treed and a large portion of the 220 miles of shoreline is developed.
Fun lake – excellent for cruising, fun bars and restaurants, good coves, and some lots of lodging options.
Lake Grapevine offers an abundance of water activities from sailing to jet skiing as well as camping, hiking, biking and more convenient to visitors to the DFW area.
Constant level lake with lots of great rental property, a couple resorts, marinas, and lots of things to see and do nearby.
Lake Lewisville is a 29,000 acre lake with 187 miles of shoreline. You’ll find plenty of boat ramps, several campgrounds and day use parks, two good restaurants with live music, great golf courses surrounding the lake (one that you can boat up to), a challenging disc golf course, and a great party cove.
Lake Livingston is the 2nd largest lake located in Texas & has been called a “water wonderland” a perfect place to relax & enjoy yourself. Lake Livingston has plenty of options for lake-side camping, lodging, and dining. You’ll find good fishing guides, a great golf course, and boat rentals – Livingston has everything you need for a fun filled weekend or longer.
Lake Somerville is an 11,000 acre lake with 85 miles of shoreline that is very good for camping, fishing, and water related activities. The State Park has good campsites, there are some private RV Parks, some with cabins and a restaurant, and 13 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding.
Huge lake with plenty of choices for camping and cabins, plus a good resort, great fishing, and sandy beaches.
Lake Travis is the second lake in the famous Highland Lakes, which is a chain of 7 lakes that stair-step up the Colorado River from Austin.
A beautiful, scenic, and clear water lake with over 300 miles of shoreline. Something for everyone: good camping, lots of resorts and rentals, skiing, partying, fishing, home sites, or any water related activity.
Sam Rayburn Lake
Sam Rayburn is a beautiful East Texas lake with heavily tree-covered terrain. There are lots of coves for fishing, skiing, boarding, or just dropping an anchor and enjoying the view. You’ll also find plenty of sandy beaches and great swimming water.
Toledo Bend Lake
One of the biggest lakes in Texas (would be the biggest if we didn’t have to share half of it with Louisiana!) – excellent fishing, a great resort, good camping, & very scenic.
Great Waterfront Rental Resources
Lake Fishing Cabins
Texas Outside’s list of perfect places to stay if you’re going fishing – the listings include reviews of the accommodations, links to fishing guides, boat rentals, and a review of what to see and do on the lake
Lake Waterfront Resorts and Rentals
Texas Outside’s list of some great lake resorts, cabins, and vacation rentals on Texas lakes
Fishing Guide Cabins, Lodges, and Resorts
A recommended list of Texas lakes with some places to stay on your next fishing trip – reviews, fishing guides, and more