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Enjoy a Stress-Free Stay in the Heart of Texas Hill Country

You'll find the Thunderbird Resort on the shores of beautiful Lake Buchanan. Surrounded by lush forested hills and a stunning rock bluff, this Texas retreat brings you away from all the hustle-bustle to enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating nature retreat. Unwind among the shaded oak trees, spend your day out on the lake in a canoe, kayak, or boat, or simply lounge on the shore and soak up the rays of brilliant sunshine. Thunderbird encourages you to put away the alarm clocks, cellphones, and televisions and instead indulge in all of life's simple pleasures. Relax at the outdoor pool and terrace, grill up the fish you catch at the barbecue and enjoy a fun picnic, or play a round of basketball. Everything here allows you to do away with the distractions and have fun--all at your leisure! It's the ultimate Texas lake retreat!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 23 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Burnet
  • Nearby Water Lake Buchanan
  • Open Dates All Year


You won't hear the words "I'm bored" at Thunderbird Resort! This unforgettable Texas retreat rests on the shores of beautiful Lake Buchanan and offers a wealth of activities that will keep the whole family entertained all day long. On the grounds you'll find a playground, volleyball, and basketball to enjoy during the afternoon. Not to mention a whole list of lake activities including kayaking and canoeing. You can take the kids out on their first fishing trip, or explore the local nature trails nearby as well. With so much to do, the kids will be begging you to stay longer!


Resting on a beautiful bluff and surrounded by tall oak trees, the natural beauty of this Texas Hill Country retreat will make you feel like you've stepped into a whole new world. Thunderbird Resort lets you bask in the refreshing air as you lounge on the shores of Lake Buchanan or rejuvenate yourself with an abundance of outdoor activities. Explore the area on a hiking trip, or ride a kayak along the gentle lake waves. It's all up to you!


Thunderbird Resort is the ultimate destination when it comes to your Texas Hill Country fishing trip. Resting on the shores of Lake Buchanan, Thunderbird offers easy access out to the water with their onsite marina and slips. Take out your boat and cast your line for largemouth bass, white bass, striped bass, or catfish! Gas for boats and fishing bait are available as well. You're sure to have a memorable fishing trip when you cast your line into Lake Buchanan!


Fall in love all over again when you plan your vacation at the Thunderbird Resort. Surrounded by beautiful oak trees and right on the shores of Lake Buchanan, this Hill Country retreat lets you and your sweetheart unplug and unwind from everyday life. Relax on the shore, play a game of volleyball, or go out on a fishing trip. There's plenty of ways to reconnect with each other here!


Not only is Lake Buchanan a beautiful destination, it's also famous for boating and fishing! When you stay at Thunderbird Resort, you have easy access to the lake via their onsite marina. Dock your boat in one of their slips or rent one if you can't bring your own. Cast your line for a variety of local fish, or take out a kayak or canoe to just cruise the gentle waves. The stretch of sandy beach offers a great place to unwind and enjoy the views, too!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Thunderbird Resort has 23 units for lodging. The largest is the luxurious Texan Log Cabin with four bedrooms and three baths. If you're looking for something simple, motel rooms and smaller cottages are available. All units are clean and comfortable! It's everything you're looking for in a relaxing lakeside retreat!

Additional Information

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Play Ground
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Basketball
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Fishing Guides
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Robert Gray Army Air Field Airport (GRK) / 34.3 miles
  • Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) / 59.9 miles
  • Draughon Miller Central Texas Regional Airport (TPL) / 59.4 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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