Son’s Island – Texas Hill Country – Super Vacation Value

Another Texas Treasure

– Son’s Island – Located in the Texas Hill Country –

What is Son’s Island?

 Son’s Island is an actual Island located approx. 11 miles east of New Braunfels in Lake Placid which is part of the Guadalupe River.  


At Son’s Island you can rent lakeside Cabanas with private docks by the day, evening or stay overnight in one of our All Inclusive Tents!

You can also kayak, paddleboard, play beach volleyball, swim, slide and more!  They are located at 110 Lee St. Seguin, TX 78155 which is a 15 minute drive from New Braunfels. 

On average from $99 – $245 per day which includes entry for 8 people. Prices vary depending on the day and season, with weekdays during the fall or spring being the least expensive and holidays weekends in the summer being the most.

The island is open every day between Memorial Day and Labor Day for the summer season and opens on weekends in the spring and fall. Son’s Island is closed for the months of December, January and February.

If a full day of fun isn’t enough, Son’s Island does have an overnight camping option as well as a vacation rental property with cabins, tepees and a private house.

Address: 110 Lee St., Seguin, TX 78155

Hours: Open daily 11 AM – 7 PM during summer and open during weekends for Spring and Fall. Closed December- February.

How much fun can you have living on the side of a river in a cabana made from real palm trees. Well from personal experience, more than you can imagine!  

Spend the day kicking back, or jump off your porch into beautiful spring fed Lake Placid. Perhaps some volleyball or do a Tarzan impression on one of many rope swings dangling above the water’s edge. 

Horseshoes, some fun on the water slide, fishing, snorkeling the opportunities are endless.  If you are looking for a great relaxing weekend getaway, a family vacation or maybe a little romantic escape with that someone special.

ZDT’s Amusement Park


ZDT’s is family-owned and operated, and was designed with families in mind! Attractions are geared to entertain a wide age-range, from toddlers to teens and everyone in between.


There’s something here for everyone – even Mom and Dad can play! Click here to learn more about us.




Its all here and affordable. They offer day of options or do a little glamping in a tent decked out with two double beds and all the amenities.

Son’s Island is actually an island on the famous Lake Placid. The island is also a great place to just relax, as there is typically a nice cool breeze that comes off the water in the summer & many hammocks located on the property. 






Nearest Airport to Seguin, TX, United States

San Antonio International Airport (30.5 miles / 49.1 kilometers)

Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (46.8 miles / 75.2 kilometers)

Victoria Regional Airport (80.3 miles / 129.2 kilometers)

Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport (104.0 miles / 167.3 kilometers)

San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

San Antonio International Airport is located approximately 7.7 miles / 12.4 kilometers north of San Antonio and about 9.3 miles / 15.0 kilometers west of Converse. IATA airport code is SAT.

Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

Distance from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport to Seguin is 46.8 miles / 75.2 kilometers. Austin–Bergstrom International Airport is located approximately 6.7 miles / 10.7 kilometers southeast of Austin and about 21.7 miles / 34.9 kilometers south of Round Rock. IATA airport code is AUS.

Victoria Regional Airport (VCT)

Distance from Victoria Regional Airport to Seguin is 80.3 miles / 129.2 kilometers. Victoria Regional Airport is located approximately 6.1 miles / 9.8 kilometers northeast of Victoria and about 58.2 miles / 93.6 kilometers west of Bay City. IATA airport code is VCT.

Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK)

Distance from Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport to Seguin is 104.0 miles / 167.3 kilometers. Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport is located approximately 5.6 miles / 9.1 kilometers southwest of Fort Hood and about 5.9 miles / 9.5 kilometers southeast of Copperas Cove. IATA airport code is GRK.




Getting on the Island



Access to the island gan be achieved by crossing a 100-foot wooden bridge. Large cypress trees & cabanas outline the 4,000-foot perimeter lakefront Island!  

The Island is just a short drive from all the action the Hill Country has to offer but when you are on location at the island you feel like you are worlds away from all the action.




Rent a Cabana and bring your own boat or waverunner, which you may load/dock at any of the numerous docks located on the island. There is a public boat ramp located only one half mile down the lake where IH-10 crosses over Lake Placid.

There is also paddleboard and kayak rentals that you can take and keep at your cabana for use during your stay. Evening Cabana Rental & Entry for up to 8 People From 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Live Music Most Fridays and Saturdays.  

All of the cabanas are unique and unless you are just looking for placement they are all wonderful. You must have a cabana reservation to enter the park. Daytime cabana rentals allow you to enter at 10:30 AM until 6:30 PM on the day of your reservation.




You can have up to eight guests per cabana reservation, if you exceed eight you can pay a small entrance fee per person up to fifteen.  Unfortunately they say their insurance does not allow them to have pets on the property.


You are allowed up to 2 cars on the island with each cabana rental though they have additional parking nearby at $20 per car.. You can bring your own ice chest of food and drinks, just no glass.



This is truly a magical place and one of the best kept secrets  The Hill Country has to offer. It’s accessible from Houston, Austin, San Antonio and the Dallas, Fort Worth area. Check it out. You’ll Love It!

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