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Looking for a new family holiday tradition? Barton Cheek Spa and Resort has some great packages to offer for the holidays that I just had to share!

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is kicking off its fourth annual Holiday Lights & Ice event on Wednesday, November 27 and will run through January 6, 2013. This will include Austin’s largest outdoor ice rink, 200,000 twinkling lights, a hot chocolate bar with holiday flavored shots like caramel and peppermint, s’mores kits and Frosty’s Family Fun Room for the kiddos. A portion of the proceeds at the event will be donated to Make-A-WishCentral & South Texas.  

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Holiday Lights & Ice Package offers a starting rate of $298 per night for a family of four. It includes:

Starting at $298 per night for a family of four The package, which will be available from, includes:

  • Cozy luxury accommodations
  • One ice skating session per person, per night of stay at Barton Creek’s ice rink – the largest ice rink in Austin
  • A festive breakfast buffet in the resort’s AAA Four Diamond-rated Hill Country Dining Room
  • Available Nov. 27 – January 6. Guests may call 866-572-7369 to book a reservation

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The Omni-wide holiday package titled: “Elves and Eggnog Package” (also available at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa and Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, among other resorts). With a 20% discount at participating Omni Hotels & Resorts, the package offers:

  • Luxury accommodations
  • Eggnog amenity
  • Complimentary breakfast for two
  • Holiday turndown service with a treat, delivered by hotel elves, “hotelves”
  • Late check-out
  • Available Nov. 15 – Dec. 30. Guests may call 866-572-7369 for pricing


AUSTIN, Texas – November 20, 2013Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa will light up this holiday season with the return of the resort’s fourth annual Holiday Lights & Ice event featuring Austin’s largest ice skating rink and more than 200,000 twinkling lights. The 4,100 square foot rink, located on the tennis court under the twinkling stars, will be open to the public from Wednesday, November 27, 2013, through Monday, January 6, 2014. Local residents, resort guests and club members will enjoy making holiday memories, while knowing a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas.

“We couldn’t be more proud to offer Holiday Lights & Ice for its fourth year and team with Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas once more,” said Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa General Manager and Vice President James Walsh. “The event offers guests a magical experience for the holiday season that allows them to support a great cause.”

Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas ( receives thousands of children’s submissions each year and grants wishes to those with life-threatening medical conditions. With the help of Omni Barton Creek and event-goers, a portion of every skating ticket sold will be used to help fulfill wishes to these deserving children.

“Our partnership with Omni Barton Creek has been incredibly special,” said Glenn West, president & CEO at Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas. “With the help of their continued support and philanthropic efforts, and those of their visitors through Holiday Lights & Ice, we are able to make children’s most cherished dreams come true.”

Skating rink passes start at $17 for children and $23 for adults. Season passes are available for $155 per person. Seasonal treats including s’mores kits and hot chocolate will be available for purchase.

Skating-inclusive overnight packages are available. Guests may book the new “Holiday Lights & Ice Family Package” with rates starting $298 per night for a family of four with children 12 years old and under, and receive special tidings:

  • Cozy accommodations
  • One skating session per person, per night of stay
  • A festive breakfast buffet in the resort’s AAA Four Diamond-rated Hill Country Dining Room

For additional holiday fun, families may enjoy complimentary access to Frosty’s Family Fun Room, open daily November 27 through January 6. The Holiday Shop located at The Coffee Market will also be available starting November 9 through January 6, and will feature a new Hot Chocolate Bar with holiday flavor shots like caramel and peppermint. The rink will be open for private events, field trips and more. For more information on Holiday Lights & Ice, please call 512-329-4043 or visit


About Omni Barton Creek Resort &Spa

Located in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Austin’s award-winning Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa combines impeccable service with its own classic brand of casual elegance in a luxurious setting. Heralded as the #1 golf resort in Texas, Omni Barton Creek boasts four nationally acclaimed championship courses. The resort features 309 spacious and beautifully appointed guest rooms, a full-service Three Springs Spa, superior dining experiences in its Hill Country Dining Room and 8212 Wine Bar & Grill, and the industry’s finest meeting and wedding facilities. For more information on Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, call 1-800-336-6158 or visit


About Omni Hotels & Resorts

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at nearly 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America.  From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its award-winning, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit or call 1-800-The-Omni.


About Make-A-Wish®

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. With the help of generous donors and more than 250 volunteers, Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas has granted more than 3,600 wishes to children in 40 counties since 1985.  During the last year, volunteers and donors made it possible for 216 kids to experience the magic of a wish.  For more information about Make-A-Wish, visit


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