Are you a lover of the great outdoors but also enjoy the comfort and catering of sophistication? There exists just such a place in a land just not too very far away!
Family fun for all ages.
The “La Torretta Del Lago Resort and Spa”, located in Montgomery, Texas is nestled alongside Lake Conroe and it beckons you to come and enjoy. This articulately designed resort which opened in November of 2008, towers high above the beauty of the lake.
With four children in tow, and after an absolutely fabulous fun filled day at the Texas Renaissance Festival, I was greeted promptly by the doorman in valet parking. One by one we entered through the enormous glass doorway and into the divinely elegant and extraordinarily tasteful hotel lobby.
My girls and I were fascinated with the fact that we were soon to consume this unforgettable experience of an “Up-scale” lifestyle and treatment while staying at the official resort hotel for the “Texas Renaissance Festival”.
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at La Torretta Del Lago Resort.
The festival was the main attraction that brought us to the Montgomery/ Magnolia area.
This unique annual event is a place where modern day times unite you with 16th century knights and shining armor, princesses, fairies, and mystical creatures; an absolutely magical event structured with endless entertainment and amusements for all ages.
My eyes were dazzled as I glanced around the glistening grandness of the hotel. I marveled at how everything was tastefully adorned in black, gold, and marbled hues of cream. Clean gorgeous windows seemed to be in every direction and as far up as my eyes gazed. A comfortable sitting area graced the far portion of the lobby, just aside an enormous grand stairway.
The airy lobby.
I noticed a young woman delicately and carefully decorating a leafless tree. She thoughtfully adorned it with ice crystals, glimmering golden bulbs and twinkling lights, next to the front check-in. Check in was quick and painless, and within minutes we were distance down the street to the “Golf Villas”, where we were staying.
La Torretta’s “four star” getaway features an array of accommodations:
The Tower Suites rise above the lake.
The 600 square-foot Tower Suites offer comfort and relaxation on a whole new level! With breathtaking views of Lake Conroe, rooms offer separate parlors; bedrooms include luxury bedding with pillow top mattresses as well as privacy balconies.
Lake Front Villas
The Lake Front Villas boast 1,800 square feet of elegant luxury, spaciously designed, consisting of one or two bedrooms and a separate parlor. Luxury bedding with pillow top mattresses, invite you to a spectacular nights rest!
The Golf Villas are like seperate homes.
The Golf Villas, which are nestled around the perfectly manicured golf course, boast 1,350 square feet of a golf lover’s paradise. The Villas are decorated in gorgeously coordinated colors of lime green, cream, and black. The rooms can be split in to one or two bedrooms with or without the parlor. All rooms contain two large flat screen TV’s, high speed wifi and multi line phones. There’s luxury bedding with pillow top mattresses, AM/FM clock radio docking station, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, in room electronic safe, make-up mirror, daily turndown service, daily newspaper, video checkout, iron and ironing boards, individual climate control, and electronic door locks.
“The Suites” are considered the Crème de la crème, with a level of luxury you will not experience any where else! You can indulge in its panoramic top floor views of the lake and forest, which will leave you longing for more. Luxury suites include:
Step into The Athinia and you may find it difficult to ever leave. With a breathtaking western view over Lake Conroe and La Torretta’s Aquatic Center, this luxurious 1,008 square-foot suite offers an experience that will remain with you long after your stay. There’s VIP amenities in the Concierge Lounge, including private concierge service plus breakfast and evening cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres.
Great for families.
With rich vibrant colors and an exotic flair, The Estonia lives up to its namesake — one of the oldest countries in the Baltic with ties to almost every European country. Spanning over 1,200 square feet, this suite offers a separate living room, working area, and dining room. Its full bedroom hosts a king-size bed with specially designed linens and pillows, unique to this suite. Its oversize bathroom is one of the only ones in the country to feature full-size bath amenities from Pascal Morabito.
This pristine 1,800 square-foot suite is as elegant as they come. Named after an ancient gleaming white Italian town perched on the shores of the Mediterranean, The Cagliari (translation: “The Castle”) includes a separate living room, working area, and dining room. The bedroom hosts a king-size bed with specially designed linens and pillows, unique to this suite. In addition to a Jacuzzi tub, the oversize bathroom also features full-size bath amenities from Pascal Morabito. A wrap-around balcony offers the crowning touch with stunning views of Lake Conroe and La Torretta’s private beach.
La Torretta’s get-a-way offers are fun in one convenient location.
Does the game of golf whisper your name? Do water sports and boating awake your inner child? What about a day at the full service spa? La Torretta Del Lago’s your place.
La Torretta Del Lago boasts a 3.5 acre aqua park with six pools and a private beach, a lazy river ride, water slide, and for grown ups a heated pool and Jacuzzi, as well as a 6,400 square foot Mediterranean adult pool. “The Edge”, gives teens 12 and older a special place to go and have fun.
Kids love the Aqua Park.
“Adventure Pointe Camp”, offers year around activities, and private playground, all which are supervised for ages 5-11.
The full service spa is a phone call way, offering many pleasures to choose from, ranging from massage, skin treatments, and nails and salon services.
Conference services are available for your company meetings and larger groups offering most accommodating and up to date equipment and rooms with a view. If you love fine dining, your palate will be completely delighted with the resort’s exquisite tastes! Every detail has been fine-tuned to perfection, with more than 10 restaurants and cafés.
The “Chez Roux” offers a contemporary French menu using locally fresh products. It is considered the crown jewel of La Torretta. Chez Roux was created by Chef Albert Roux.
The “Prime” is a waterfront showplace for farm fresh, New American cuisine. It serves as La Torretta Del Lago Resort & Spa’s main dining room, seating 280. The Prime also supports conference dining needs as well. It was created by the award-winning resort Executive Chef Joseph Trevino.
Expansive dining nightly.
“Yoi Sushi Bar” invites you to come and experience something more exotic, with unique contemporary Japanese sushi.
The “Essence Café” offers a variety of nourishing and organic treats and specializes in freshly squeezed juices and custom made smoothies.
“Énergie” is considered the cocktail emporium, and brings forth your social atmosphere; or enjoy the “Sonata Piano Bar” and sip a martini. “CoCoCove Grill” is a relaxed tropical restaurant, Why not experience the “Final Putt Lounge” after a fantastic day of golf. Just want to sit and have a coffee? The “Mokka Café” is complete with bakery, breakfast Panini, gourmet wraps and more. How great would it be to just sail on up to the “Marina Market” and indulge in some refreshments after an exciting day on the lake?
Let’s not forget the incredible and prompt Room Service with quick and friendly staff waiting. Catering is also available upon request!
If boating and water sports are something your family enjoys there are unlimited activities just outside the resort hotel on fabulous 22,000-acre Lake Conroe. Bring your own boat or borrow a resort boat at their Marina located on the lake at the end of the Aqua Park. Or Climb aboard one of the resort’s personal watercraft for a high-speed tour of the lake.
Spend the day fishing for largemouth bass or catfish or explore the lake by kayak. Plus there’s water skiing, wakeboarding and parasailing experts.
Other amenities include a business center, fitness center with personal trainers and classes. racquetball and tennis courts, and a newly re-designed golf course with driving range and putting greens and miniature golf.
To my pleasant surprise I found this lakeside retreat astoundingly appropriate for every age group! With so many endless splendors to take in at the La Torretta Del Lago I hope that one day we will return and make even more life long memories.
The La Torretta Del Lago is an upscale “Four Star” resort, which genuinely cares about your comfort and your cares, and it strives to make every moment of every day a pleasurable one.
Packages are available for families and for couples. Please check the Resorts website for monthly specials.
Example of what is offered for the Renaissance Festival Package:
The Texas Renaissance Festival features 14 stages with more than 150 daily performances, 340 arts and crafts shops, more than 60 international food and beverage shops, and dozens of rides and games. Wrap up your trip back in time with a return to modern-day luxury. Relax at the resort’s private Bora Bora Beach, enjoy an evening snack at the CoCoCove Grill, or conjure up room service for the entire family in one of the deluxe oversized suites. Available Saturdays, Sundays and Thanksgiving Friday from October 11 through November 30.
This enchanting package includes: King suite accommodations with lake views; two Festival adult tickets and two children tickets, ages 5-12; complimentary breakfast for up to four kids (under 11 years old) with two adult breakfasts (from Prime’s regular menu).