Stretching across three miles of Lake Travis shoreline, Rough Hollow residents have unprecedented access to an array of world-class amenities, including complimentary paddleboards and kayaks, 22 miles of hike and bike trails, member access to the Yacht Club & Marina, a fitness center with cardio & free-weight rooms and Highland Village – the water-themed community center. 

Rough Life Director

Living rough

Rough Hollow is more than just a community, it’s a way of life. The award-winning “Rough Life” director, Rachelle Sturgis, hosts year-round residential activities on both land and water. Activities include complimentary fitness classes, Kidventure Summer Camp, festive holiday celebrations, adult-only and even pet-friendly events. More specifically, some of the most popular and beloved events include yoga in The Pavilion, brunch at Canyon Grille, Wine Club and Ladies Night Luau. Thanks to Rachelle Sturgis and her team, Rough Hollow has redefined the word "rough," earning consecutive awards for “Best Lifestyle for a Master-Planned Community.”

Yacht Club Marina


Recipient of the 2016 & 2017 MAX awards for “Best Unique Feature in a Master-Planned Community,” Rough Hollow Yacht Club & Marina offers a truly exceptional experience. Rough Hollow residents relish in a variety of concierge and seasonal services designed to revolutionize and simplify the lax lifestyle of lake living.

As an extension of Rough Hollow Yacht Club & Marina, residents can enjoy the breathtaking hill country and waterfront views available at Canyon Grille. Whether you come by boat or car, Canyon Grille pairs picturesque lakeside dining with a local Austin feel. Residents enjoy chef-prepared cuisine, live music, free valet parking and a 10% resident discount on dining. Additionally, Rough Hollow Yacht Club & Marina is furnished with a resort-style negative-edge pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Two tram carts are provided to escort residents down to the fully stocked ship’s store which includes fuel pumps as well as complimentary kayaks and paddleboards.

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Fitness Center

Man and child working out

The Fitness Center boasts two gyms - the main gym featuring Cybex's state-of-the-art VR3 Range limiting strength line, along with dumbbells, boxing and functional training area that can be used for core/stabilization training, balance training, plyometrics and floor work. The separate cardio gym hosts the state-of-the-art Precor AMT (Adaptive Motion Trainer), Cybex Treadmills, Cybex Total Body Arc Trainers, Versa Climber, Fluid Rower and the innovative Expresso S2 stationary bike that utilizes virtual reality technology.

The Fitness Center is overseen by Paul Holubets, CPT, a nationally certified personal trainer with ACE, American Council on Exercise and NASM, National Academy of Sports Medicine, who uses a combination of knowledge, personal experience and compassion to give his clients high levels of fitness, motivation and confidence.



women chatting after a tennis match

The scenic Texas Hill Country is the setting for the World of Tennis Sports Complex, which has offered a world-class tennis experience since 1973. Tennis legends such as Jimmy Connors, Rod Laver, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova competed on the stadium court during the early years, and more recently, Pete Sampras, Todd Martin, Jim Courier and others.

The World of Tennis caters to a very active tennis membership. Their programming includes USTA, WTTA and ATL team tennis as well as many opportunities to participate in intraclub league play, social mixers and competitive tournaments. The facility features 16 outdoor courts – 12 lighted for evening play – and two climate-controlled indoor courts. A full-service fitness facility, spa operations, locker rooms, snack bar outlet and pool completes the complex.



men walking out of a house with golf gear

The Hills of Lakeway offers its Members two clubs for world-class golf in Austin: The Hills Country Club and Lakeway Country Club. Combined, these spectacular Austin golf clubs deliver some of the finest championship golf in Austin, Texas.

The Hills Country Club offers two stunning championship courses by world-famous & renowned, Nicklaus Design. The Hills was the first golf course in Austin designed exclusively by Jack Nicklaus. Flintrock Falls, the second course, was designed by both Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II. No other private country club in Central Texas offers Members this extraordinary caliber of Texas golf courses.

As a Member of The Hills of Lakeway Golf Club, you can learn to play your best golf and perfect your game at the world-recognized Academy of Golf. Also designed by Jack Nicklaus, this is the first site ever created and constructed specifically for learning to play better golf. The Academy complex has a 500-yard learning center with target greens and three beautiful, championship Austin golf holes. Tom Kite ranks it as the No. 1 golf training and practice facility in the country, and it’s the perfect place to hone your golf skills.

The Hills of Lakeway Country Club features 36 holes of incredible golf in Austin played over two very unique layouts. Both the Live Oak and Yaupon Austin golf courses offer various challenges with rolling hills, blind tee shots and tree-lined fairways.


The Pavilion

women doing yoga

The Rough Hollow Pavilion & Event Center is a unique, one-of-a-kind facility nestled in the Texas Hill Country with majestic views of Lake Travis. As one of the few facilities that offer on- and off-the-land experiences with our yacht rental adventures, this area is an excellent venue for gatherings and special events.

The Pavilion & Event Center includes an expansive open-air stone pavilion that rests above the marina on Lake Travis' stunning limestone cliffs and wooded shores, offering guests breathtaking sunset views of the lake. The Tuscan ambience along with the unique water features allows members and their guests to enjoy their events in style.



Right at the heart of the 65-mile lake, Lakeway, TX is an adventurer’s dream. Active, adrenaline seekers can enjoy wakeboarding, wake-surfing, water skiing, cliff jumping, and parasailing! If you are looking for a more relaxed, scenic adventure, you may indulge in kayaking along the coast, watching the sunrise and sunset at The Pavillion, take a tranquil cruise around the lake or even try paddleboard yoga. Foodies can experience an exquisite meal with a lakefront view in the comfort of their own community at Rough Hollow’s signature restaurant, Canyon Grille. As a part of Lakeway, Rough Hollow expands and enhances the relaxed elegance of this Lake Travis community.  There is simply something for everyone in this little piece of paradise.