An Eco-Friendly Adventure in San Marcos

Heirloom Blooms • San Marcos, TX

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Escape Kit

  • A One-Night Stay for Two, Sundays through Thursdays ($101)
  • Or, a Two-Night Stay for Two, Fridays and Saturdays ($209)
  • One Heirloom Blooms Produce Basket with Vegetables and Herbs Grown On Site
  • Combine Vouchers to Stay Up to Four Nights

The Destination
Between Austin and San Antonio lies a hidden gem. San Marcos—or San Marvelous as locals call it—gets most of its approbation from its status as a college town (it's the home of Texas State University), and, indeed, it has all the accoutrements that come with that: museums, art galleries, music venues, and boutique shops. But due to its strategic location along both the San Marcos River and the Blanco River, this Hill Country locale is a magnet for nature lovers who flock to its verdant valleys and rolling cactus-laden hills to get a peek at some of the rarest and most breathtaking flora and fauna in the state.

The Digs
Under the shade of Hill Country trees lies a smattering of quaint cottages that represent the epitome of an Escapist retreat. Heirloom Blooms boasts knotty-pine accents complement warm pastels in individually appointed rooms with quilt-draped beds that elicit a homey feel. Spacious kitchens or kitchenettes allow for easy cooking—a must-do considering the produce-and-herb gardens that line each property specifically for your consumption. Although each cottage is outfitted with TVs, DVD players, and Wi-Fi, you'll probably want to unplug given the myriad opportunities to hike the nearby trails either by day or by moonlight for nature walks and owl prowls.

  • "To get a feeling for the Hill Country—the state of mind where cool mingles with tradition... head out among the limestone knolls full of live oak groves and cypress-lined creeks... Here you’ll find a delicious tension between rural and refined."

    -- The New York Times


escapes 30-day promise

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the fine print

  • Limit 2 per customer, additional as gifts; up to 2 vouchers may be combined to extend stay
  • Only valid for stays until December 23, 2013
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  • Merchant cancellation/rescheduling policy and fees apply once booking is made; voucher subject to forfeiture
  • Voucher valid for up to 2 guests; each additional guest (ages 5 and up) incurs a charge of $10 per night
  • Nights must be spent consecutively; all inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • 6% taxes/resort fee not included; payable directly to the property
  • Credit card information and photo ID is required at check-in
  • Blackout date(s):July 4-7; September 21; October 11-13, 18-20, 25-27; November 27-December 1
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON December 23, 2013 • Enjoy By December 23, 2013