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,Cibolo Creek Ranch, 97139, US 67, Shafter, Presidio County, Texas, 79843, United States
Accommodations & Breakfast
Starting at $600 per room per night
Cibolo Creek Ranch is one of the most sought-after Texas family resorts. The ranch provides captivating activities and stunning nineteenth-century forts that transport you back to an earlier way of life. Explore 30,000 acres of great outdoors and enjoy a range of activities led by experienced ranch hands. Activities include walking and motorized tours, viewing of Native American rock art, and opportunities to explore the ranch’s three historic forts built in the mid-nineteenth century by the ranch’s founder, Milton Faver.
Unique Features: Cibolo Creek Ranch is one of the oldest ranches in Texas, where historical artifacts, art and antiques combine to create a true nineteenth century atmosphere. The ranch dwellings evoke a sense of togetherness, which culminates at mealtime.
Accommodations: The resort highlights the best of ranch living, with stunning contemporary rooms and suites amid historical settings. The rooms reflect the warmth and comfort of a true Texas homestead. Enjoy spacious rooms with wood-burning fireplaces and other comforts, as well as access to the complimentary ranch amenities and services. Each room is furnished with authentic antiques and Saltillo floor tiles, 600-thread-count sheets and a complimentary toiletries package by Aveda.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Owner’s Poolside Suite. Enjoy poolside access only steps from your room in the Owner’s Suite, Casa del Dueño. Featuring a luxurious Queen bed and 2,150 square feet of relaxation and living space, this suite is the ideal accommodation for two guests looking for plenty of breathing room. Guests can unwind in the suite’s soothing Jacuzzi bath, sauna and shower.
Dining: Earning accolades from food critics, travel writers and guests, the authentic southwestern menus deliver flavor and flair. The executive culinary team skillfully infuses traditional dishes with distinctive elements from other regions of the world. The fare features fresh produce, meats and seasonings to create an elegant and delicious plate. The main dining area is on a veranda just off the Saltillo-tiled kitchen. On special evenings, meals are served in the Great Hall of the 1857 Adobe Cibolo Fort.
Activities: When you arrive at The Ranch, they’ll give you a brief tour and tell you about all activities and wildlife, along with the amenities, included in your stay. It’s then up to you to decide how to spend your time: Relax by the pool, finish that great book you started, or arrange for some outdoor fun! Choose between mountain tours, ATV tours, clay target shooting, horseback riding and long ranch shooting.
Spa & Fitness: There is no spa or fitness center. There is a great pool though.
Location: Marfa, a small desert city in west Texas, is known as an arts hub. The Chinati Foundation, founded by artist Donald Judd, displays huge indoor and outdoor installations on an old army base. The Ballroom Marfa arts center hosts exhibitions, concerts and the Marfa Myths cultural festival. Outside town is a viewing platform from which the mysterious orbs known as the “Marfa Lights” phenomenon can sometimes be seen.
Closest Airport: The closest airports are El Paso and Midland, both about three hours away. If you fly into El Paso you will need to rent a car. Cíbolo Creek Ranch has its own Airport which is located on the ranch about 4 miles from the headquarters and 33 miles SSW of Marfa, Texas. The FAA Identifier is TS15. There is one runway: Runway 9/27, 5,300 feet long and 60 feet wide, which can accommodate most private aircraft.
Children’s Programs: No. Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: Yes. In keeping with traditional ranch life, all rooms are pet-friendly.
Weddings: Yes. Whether you are seeking a beautiful setting for an upcoming social event, such as a lovely country wedding, or are in need of an engaging venue for a business gathering, they invite you to consider Cibolo Creek Ranch. The ranch has captivating outdoor space, a luxury banquet hall, and perfectly appointed meeting spaces to accommodate all types of social and business events.
Meetings: Yes, they can easily host a successful business meeting for you. The event spaces at The Ranch include The Great Hall at Cibolo Fort, which provides meeting space for up to 45 people seated around a table. The hacienda’s large veranda invites fresh air and openness into the creative process for groups of up to 20. The Master Suite and Presidential Suite can be converted to meeting spaces upon request.
Extra Info: Cìbolo Creek Ranch is close to many of the top Texas places of interest and local tourist attractions. It is about two hours northwest of the stunning Big Bend National Park and an hour from the 311,000-acre Big Bend Ranch State Park. Situated along the Rio Grande, the parks are home to hundreds of species of plants, birds, reptiles and mammals.