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Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Woodlands Resort

Featured Article – Nov 11, 2014

We’ve got two special culinary offerings this year at The Woodlands Resort to make your Thanksgiving a celebration to remember. Join us in the Glass and The Woodlands Dining Room for our Traditional Family Thanksgiving Brunch or reserve a table at Robard’s for an upscale holiday.

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Enter Our #SadSummersOver Instagram Contest

Enter Our #SadSummersOver Instagram Contest Blog Entry Image

Fall has officially arrived. To reflect on all of the fun we had this summer, we're holding a #sadsummersover Instagram contest. Enter now for your chance to win a two-night bed and breakfast stay at the resort.

1. Follow The Woodlands Resort on Instagram.
2. Post an original image through your own personal Instagram feed that reflects why you’re sad summer’s over. Include the hashtag #sadsummersover.
3. Come back to this contest blog page and complete the entry form.
4. As an alternative, you may also email your image to contests@woodlandsresort.com along with contact name, phone, address and email. The email subject line must read “Sad Summer’s Over Entry”. You must indicate in your email that they have read, accept, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

1. Contest opens Tuesday, September 30, 2014  and ends at 11:59 pm CT on Saturday, October 4, 2014.
2. One entry per person.
3. All qualified entrants must complete all “How to Enter” steps above.

Celebrate Labor Day with a weekend of fun at The Woodlands Resort

Celebrate Labor Day with a weekend of fun at The Woodlands Resort Blog Entry Image

Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop just yet. Here are the top five reasons to close out the summer with The Woodlands Resort.

1. Racing your family down our two 30-foot waterslides.












2. Watching the joy on your little one’s face while playing in Puffy's SpraygroundTM.















3. Floating your cares away in our new lazy river.











4. Roasting marshmallows every night to make the perfect s’mores.











5. Winding down the evening in the pool watching one of our nightly Dive-In Movies.

Weekend activites like face painting, balloon making, karaoke and poolside games will be in full swing Friday - Monday for the Labor Day weekend. Check out our summer fun page for the full activity guide

Labor Day Weekend rates start at just $229. Visit www.woodlandsresort.com to book now!

The Woodlands Resort to Open Lazy River July 18

The Woodlands Resort to Open Lazy River July 18 Blog Entry Image

We are extremely excited to announce we will officially be opening our lazy river on Friday, July 18!

Our new 1,005-foot lazy river winds its way through the acclaimed Houston area resort’s Forest Oasis Waterscape™ surrounded by lush natural foliage and plenty of opportunity to be splashed. As riders enter the river, a majestic mosaic by Houston artist Denise Liebl greets them. The beauty of Herons, Egrets, Kingfishers and other wildlife found in the uninterrupted waterways of The Woodlands is unveiled to riders as they drift amid the serene setting. Guests may also stop during their trip along the lazy river to get out and enjoy a refreshing ride down the resort’s new plunge slide, landing in the lazy lagoon pool.

The new lazy river adds to the oasis of fun at our resort, which includes favorites such as two-story spiraling double water slides, lagoon-style pools, waterfalls, underwater music and murals and Puffy’s Sprayground™, a synchronized water experience with waterspouts and fountains.

“The addition of the lazy river truly makes our Forest Oasis Waterscape one of the ultimate water experiences of any resort in the nation,” said Greg Parsons, General Manager and Vice President of Hospitality for The Woodlands Resort. “Whether guests are looking to enjoy the thrills of racing down our 30-foot waterslides, playing with their little ones in our sprayground or floating their cares away in our new Lazy River, a fun, relaxing and refreshing experience is available for all!”

The addition of the new lazy river is part of The Woodlands Resort’s $60-million expansion and renovation, which also includes the opening of a new guest room wing and high-end steak house and updating of the property’s 60,000 square-foot conference center. The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center is owned by a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC).

If you want to experience the new lazy river and one of “America’s Most Family Friendly Resorts” as recently named by Fox News, you are invited to make a reservation at The Woodlands Resort by calling 866-361-5674 or by booking via the resort’s website at www.woodlandsresort.com.

Fox News Names The Woodlands Resort One of America’s Most Family Friendly Resorts

Fox News Names The Woodlands Resort One of America’s Most Family Friendly Resorts Blog Entry Image

Fox News named The Woodlands Resort to its list of America's Most Family Friendly Resorts. Below is an exert from the article:

"Planning a getaway that the whole family will love?

Young kids want to play, teens want to hang, and parents probably just want to relax. But these top U.S. destinations have something for everyone. From awesome pool to unique activities, kids and adults can keep busy on their own- and once in a while come together as a family.

From coast to coast, check out FoxNews.com's list of the ultimate family friendly resorts...

The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center - The Woodlands, Texas

The Woodlands Resort is home to its very own waterpark. Perfect for hot summer days, the Forest Oasis Waterscape has waterfalls, twisting three-story waterslides, underwater murals, and more.

The sprawling property features a golf course, 21 indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a day spa with nature-inspired treatments. During summer weekends, this resort features numerous kid-friendly activities throughout the day including puppet making, water balloon games, snow cone and s'mores making, and a "Dive In" movie at the Oasis Pool when the sun goes down."

To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Should I use a debit card or a credit card when checking into a hotel?

Should I use a debit card or a credit card when checking into a hotel? Blog Entry Image

The answer to this question all depends on how you prefer to have the transaction processed.

It is common practice when you check into most hotels and resorts that a security deposit, or hold, is immediately charged to your debit card or credit card. The security deposit covers any possible incidentals and protects the hotel from people skipping out on their bill. The deposit will be refunded minus any expenses charged to the account during the stay. However, it is important to note that it may take several days for your bank or credit company to release the hold.

This means that either the money in your checking account, if using a debit card, or your available credit on your credit card will be temporarily unavailable to you until the deposit is released. This usually isn’t a problem unless you need access to these funds in your checking account, or if your credit card is near its limit.

So, if you prefer for the cash in your banking account to not be held, it is recommended that you use a credit card.

Dive into Fun this Memorial Day at The Woodlands Resort

Dive into Fun this Memorial Day at The Woodlands Resort Blog Entry Image

Waterfalls. Twisting three-story waterslides. Underwater treasure hunts. S'mores at dusk. Dive-in movies. Enjoy these activities and so much more this Memorial Day weekend at The Woodlands Resort – the perfect getaway that’s just minutes from downtown Houston.

Favorites such as our resort’s two-story spiraling double water slides and lagoon-style pools will be in full swing, ready for the kids and adults alike to enjoy waterfalls, underwater music and murals.

Puffy’s Sprayground™, a synchronized water experience with waterspouts and fountains, serves as the perfect play area to cool off. Face painting, balloon art and live music add to the festive poolside atmosphere.

At dusk, you can gather around the fire pit for build-your-own s’mores and jump back into the pool for nightly dive-in movie screenings.  Check out this weekend’s activity guide here.

In addition to the poolside offerings, our Texas resort provides a variety of recreational activities including, bicycles for rent to cruise around the more than 190 miles of hike-and-bike trails, two championship golf courses, and 21 first rate tennis courts.

When it’s time to truly unwind, visit The Spa at The Woodlands Resort, featuring nature-inspired body treatments, relaxing to results-oriented facials and a variety of pampering for the hands and feet.

There is something fun for everyone this Memorial Day. Book now before it’s too late!

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