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Blanco, Texas
Reviewed 8 April 2016

It seems you are much further into the wilderness in this lovely, quaint mini resort. The birding was great, with many trails and feeding stations, and the most delightful tip lead us to see nesting Great Horned Owls. Breakfast and amenities were beyond our expectations. Thanks for the delightful stay! My only recommendation is that the large lodge would be...

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ChachalacaBend, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Inn! We are so happy you enjoyed your time here and were able to see the Great Horned Owls! We look forward to hosting you again in the future. We appreciate your recommendation and are working on making the lodge accessible to more guests. :) Blessings, Barbie

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 April 2016

It exceeded our expectations, pulling into the drive way we were amazed and before the night was up begin to plan our next vacation there. Staff was amazing; room was very nice; bed was comfy; bathroom was nice and the Water was HOT and the A/C was AMAZING...which is a plus for us. The I@CB is for sure a hidden...

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ChachalacaBend, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It was great meeting you all! We look forward to having you here again real soon! :-) Blessings, Barbie

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Traveling to the Valley on business and wanted a nice place where in my down time I could relax and enjoy the beauty of the area. The Inn at Chachalaca Bend was perfect. A wonderful, peaceful place to relax and enjoy nature. Welcoming and helpful staff. Highly recommend!

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ChachalacaBend, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for the taking the time to leave us a review! We enjoyed having you here and are so happy you were able to experience the tranquility here while on business. We look forward to your next stay! :) Blessings, Barbie

Goldthwaite, Texas
Reviewed 14 March 2016

There are only 5 rooms and a lodge which was the bridal suite for the bride and groom. I can't say enough about the beauty of the place or the staff, they were wonderful. We stayed 2 nights, we were served breakfast on the 2nd day there. It was delicious!!

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ChachalacaBend, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! It was so great meeting you all and we are happy that the big day turned out perfect! Please come back! :) Blessings, Barbie

Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

This is honestly the best and most romantic place to spend time with your significant other alone. My husband and I fell in love with the ambiance and the serenity of the location. Barbie was a great hostess in the morning for breakfast. This is the best kept secret in the rgv. We will definitely be making this a tradition...

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ChachalacaBend, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

Melinda, Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It was my pleasure meeting you both and making you breakfast. :) I am so happy you and your husband enjoyed a relaxing, romantic anniversary getaway here. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Sincerely, Barbie

Dallas, TX
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I found this place on a last minute decision to do something for the Valentines Day weekend. We stayed in "the lodge" and it was wonderful. It's literally tucked back in the woods and brush with a turret over looking everything. It has a TV in the bedroom and if I could ask for one item it would be to...

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ChachalacaBend, Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

So glad you found us, and that you enjoyed your visit! We hope you will stay with us again the next time you are in the Valley. ~Donna

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is clearly the best place to stay in the area: it is elegant, on landscaped-ish grounds, secluded, beautiful birds, etc. Great food. The only criticism is that this is what used to be a showpiece that is not being maintained properly. It's the small details that catch your attention: plumbing malfunctions, an ice-maker that is broken, tape holding things...

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ChachalacaBend, General Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review! We strive to maintain the highest standards of excellence at the Inn at Chachalaca Bend and take pride in being the most "elegant" and "best place to stay" in the Rio Grande Valley area. We apologize for any inconvenience you experienced with mechanical issues during your stay. We would like to...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We just loved staying here. The staff is wonderful, the breakfast delicious. It is quiet, peaceful, beautiful.....did I say quiet? They have wonderful walking trails for nature and bird viewing. They even have a bird blind perfect for taking photos. There are only 4 rooms in the main house and all open out onto a balcony. Two rooms downstairs with...

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ChachalacaBend, General Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We love to share this beautiful, unique gem with others. Our resaca does offer so much - a fun paddle, exciting fishing possibilities, great birding opportunities, and romantic moments! Definitely bring some fishing gear or your own canoe or kayak next time. Or, let us know ahead of time and maybe we...

Wimberley, Texas
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Spending two nights here, I did not want to leave. I felt like I had stepped into another dimension. The most lush, tropical area I've ever seen in my 38 years in Texas. As travel writers, my husband and I have stayed at a lot of bed and breakfasts and this is definitely in our top 3. The most gracious...

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ChachalacaBend, Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

We certainly enjoyed getting to know you and your husband, and look forward to seeing the next issue of your magazine, for sure! Hope you can come back soon for an extended stay with us. ~Donna

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Good service. Clean rooms. Above average breakfast. Beautiful grounds to wander about and commune with nature, watch birds, read and relax away from traffic noise, telephones and every day hubbub. The proprietors are so willing to help and have provided little niceties that make this a wonderful getaway.

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ChachalacaBend, General Manager at The Inn at Chachalaca Bend, responded to this review

We enjoyed meeting you all and are glad you had a nice stay, in spite of the weather! Thank you for your helpful tips on creating better viewing areas for birders. I'm excited to get to work on that! Hope you will come back to visit again soon!

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  • Free Breakfast
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Just 20 miles from South Padre Island and 12 miles north of Mexico, outside of Los Fresnos, Texas, is one of the best kept secret travel destinations in the state. The Inn at Chachalaca Bend presents 40 acres of unspoiled country paradise with beautiful wildlife, natural lake frontage and luxury accommodations that are popular with year round birdwatchers, fishermen or those who seek only to pamper themselves with the ultimate escape and relaxation. Close to the finest beaches on the Texas Gulf Coast, yet far from the crowds. ... more   less 

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Address: 36298 Chachalaca Bnd, Los Fresnos, TX 78566-4988
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Los Fresnos
Price Range: $179 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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