This resort, adjoining the 1,100-acre McKinney Roughs nature park, offers a host of natural and man-made activities from fly-fishing on the Colorado river, hiking and horse-riding to kayaking and hot-air ballooning. A spa and an 18-hole championship golf course are available.
Opened: 1 June
Manager: Steve Dewire
Head chef: Kevin Cooper
Facilities: Eight restaurants and bars and a water park with a 1,000ft flowing-river pool are the main features. The Camp Hyatt children's programme is available, as well as more than 60,000sq ft of indoor and 230,000sq ft of outdoor function space.
Prices: $199-$369 (£108-£200)
Address: 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road, Lost Pines, Texas, USA 78612
Telephone: 00 1 512 308 1234