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The HD Retreat is the perfect outdoor getaway, perched atop the hills of the San Saba River. This place is built for the whole family, with plenty of sleeping areas, plus a full commercial kitchen and large dining areas. Have some fun kayaking down at the river, explore the local geology, or discover the natural wildlife – it’s all at your fingertips at HD Retreat!

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Church Camps

The HD Retreat’s pristine river views inspire a closeness with God, making it a wonderful place for a church camp or retreat. Separate buildings and sleeping areas are an ideal camp layout for boys and girls of all ages.


Corporate Retreats

Escape the work routine and focus on building your work community among the glistening waters of the San Saba River. There are many opportunities to explore, relax and strengthen the bond among your team.


Family Reunions

Bring the whole family to HD Retreat, and experience the beauty of the San Saba! With a large commercial kitchen and several sleeping areas, it’s a great place for a reunion or holiday getaway.

Contact Us for Booking at 432-559-3733

Retreat Grounds


Main House

Under gently rolling oaks rests the Main House – serving as a beautiful headquarters for the HD Resort. Large windows on the southeast side of the house make for fabulous views of the river. Rustic wood and stone accents give a country ranch feel with all the comforts of home.


The Dorm boasts a full commercial kitchen, perfect to feed the whole family. A spacious upstairs loft with open sleeping area provides plenty of space to relax. The back porch is a great spot to soak in the outdoors!

Bath House

This rustic cabin is a wonderful spot, just across the drive from the Main House. You’ll be clean and comfortable with split unit A/C and a full bath. Kick your shoes off, and stay a while!

Bunk House

The open plan of the Bunk House offers plenty of space, with a cozy couch and dining area. Sit out on the porch swing and enjoy the serene country views of the San Saba.

Contact Us for Booking at 432-559-3733

HD Retreat To-Do’s:

There is much to explore around the HD Retreat! Have some fun kayaking down at the river,

explore the local geology, or discover the natural wildlife –it’s all at your fingertips!



Fun at the River

Kayak or canoe down San Saba River, and enjoy the tranquility of the remote waters. The perfect fishing spot is waiting to be found!



Explore Local Geology

Hike along the San Saba River and discover 500 million year old coral reefs – called stromatolites.

Llano River Region Adventures

Whether it’s exploring Hill Country geology, Native American Pictographs or going on a kayaking adventure down the Llano River, Tony Plutino is always happy to share his knowledge and passion about nature.


Hill Country Fly Fishers

At Hill Country Fly Fishers, we strive to make every fishing trip unique. Each trip is individually tailored to meet your needs so that you experience the best fishing action possible.


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Retreat Amenities

HD River Retreat offers the following Amenities to help make your stay more enjoyable! If you have any questions or special accommodation requests, we would be happy to assist you!

  • Wifi
  • A/C & Heat
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Riverside Party Pavilion