Private Pet-Friendly Upscale Casitas in West Texas

Marathon, Texas (United States)

Private Pet-Friendly Upscale Casitas in West Texas

Vacation Rentals
3 units
11 guest capacity
Pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Swimming pool
There are three luxury casitas at this glamping property, all of which are pet-friendly: Wilson House, Casa Jardin, and Celaya House.

Wilson House can accommodate two guests and features a bedroom with a king-size bed, as well as a queen-size sofa bed. It is furnished with Texas-style artifacts and decor and has an open floor plan that includes a sitting area with a rock fireplace, a television, a tiled bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. It also has a large covered porch with outdoor seating, a private landscaped yard, and a carport.

Casa Jardin is a one-room-style accommodation that can sleep three guests and features a bedroom with a king-size bed, as well as a day bed. The casita has a high, vaulted ceiling, stenciled walls, and a kiva fireplace, as well as a television, a dressing area, and a slate tiled bathroom. It also has French doors that reveal a private patio, which overlooks the glamping property's garden's orchard. There is also a covered side porch, a private, fenced-in yard, and a carport at this accommodation. For more than two guests, there is an extra fee of $15 per additional person.

Celaya House is a family-friendly rental that can accommodate six guests and features a king-size bed and two double beds. In addition, it has a large living room area with a television, a fully equipped kitchen, a front porch with rocking chairs, a private, fenced-in yard, and a carport. For more than four guests, there is an extra fee of $15 per additional person.

Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, premium linens, toiletries, a hairdryer, an iron and ironing board, bottled water, coffee, and a a light continental breakfast served in the main building of the glamping property.

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Sink
  • Double bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Iron
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Fire pit
  • Cooking basics
  • Pool table
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Fireplace
This glamping property has a restaurant and a bar on-site, as well as a spa and fitness center. There is also a heated swimming pool for all guests to use; bicycles to rent; a game lot with sand volleyball, bocce ball, croquet, horseshoes, and a covered pavilion for onlookers; and a stargazing site with a 24” Dobsonian telescope that was donated by a local observatory. In addition, there is a beautiful, 27-acre, on-site garden, which is often used as a wedding venue.

Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Spa

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
Marathon is a town in West Texas with a population that hovers around 500 total residents, making it an extremely peaceful and relaxing glamping destination. One of the town's main attractions is its dark, clear night sky, which means ideal stargazing conditions for astronomy-loving glampers. Other attractions in Marathon, many of which relate back to the town's history in the mid 1800s and early 1900s, include Post Road, Post Park, Marathon Historical Museum, Marathon Cemetery, the Bank Vault, Marathon Jail, and Crinoids Hills. This area's climate boasts mild winters and warm, breezy summers, so no matter what time of year, glampers will find themselves in pleasing temperatures while glamping in Marathon.


General activities
  • Swimming
  • Wine tasting
  • Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Climbing

Go for a dip in the heated, on-site pool, relax at the property's spa, or head out on a run through the site's lovely garden. Rent a bicycle from the hosts, and explore the town of Marathon on two wheels. Start up a game of sand volleyball or horseshoes with fellow travelers. Stargaze with the property's telescope, no matter if an amateur or professional astronomer. This glamping property also hosts many events of their own, including a frequent series of live music performances on many Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the year.

Go on a day trip to one of the neighboring cities or towns in the Big Bend region of West Texas, such as Alpine, Marfa, and Fort Davis, or simply to visit the 800,000+ acres of Big Bend National Park. The hosts are also ready and willing to organize excursions of all kinds for their guests.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No parties

Cancellation policy


You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.

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Additional Information

This glamping property is highly pet-friendly and happily provides homemade dog treats, as well as dog bowls, dog beds, and leashes, if necessary. There is even a 27-acre garden with walking trails and wide-open spaces, where dogs can happily play and stretch their legs. There is a fee of $30 per pet per night to bring a pet to this glamping site.

The rules for pets who stay at this glamping property include:

- Pets must be fully trained, appropriately restrained and never left unattended.
- Pets must be kept on a leash when on hotel grounds or public spaces.
- Pets are not allowed in the hotel’s restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa or fitness center.
- Guests are responsible for cleaning up after pets in rooms or on hotel property.
- Disturbances such as barking, must be curtailed to ensure other guests are not inconvenienced.
- Guests are responsible for all property damages and personal injuries resulting from their pets.

In addition, this luxury site is used for weddings and events and meetings. If this is of interest to glampers, please inquire with the host for more information.

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