Upscale, Pet-Friendly Casita Rentals with Private Yards, Texas

Marathon, Texas (United States)
Vacation Rentals
3 units
11 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Swimming pool

There are three pet-friendly casita rentals at this glamping site in Texas. They are all luxuriously equippied and have free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, premium linens, toiletries, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Guests are also provided with bottled water, coffee, and a a light continental breakfast served in the main building of the glamping site. The individual rentals are described below.

Wilson House can sleep up to two guests and has a beautiful, Texas-style interior. There is a bedroom with a king-sized bed, and there is also a queen-sized sofa bed. This rental has an open floor plan with a sitting area, a tiled bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Dogs can curl up by the rock fireplace while their owners watch something on the television. Outside, there is a large, covered porch with seating, as well as a private, landscaped yard and a carport.

Casa Jardin can sleep up to three guests and has a bedroom with a king-sized bed, as well as a day bed. It features vaulted ceilings and stenciled walls, and there is a beautiful kiva fireplace and a television. This rental also has a slate tiled bathroom, a dressing area, and French doors that open onto a private patio that overlooks the site's orchard. Additionally, there is a covered side porch, a fenced-in yard, and a carport. If there is a third guest staying at this rental, there is an additional $15 fee.

Celaya House can sleep up to six guests and is great for families. It has a king-sized bed and two double-sized beds in total. The spacious living room features a television, and this rental also has a fully-equipped kitchen. Outside, there is 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. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Pool table
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Indoor pool
  • Iron
  • Fireplace
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Fire pit
  • Kitchen equipment

There is a restaurant, a bar, a spa, a fitness center, and a heated swimming pool on site. Guests can also rent bicycles and play volleyball, bocce ball, croquet, and horseshoes on site. There is even a stargazing area with a 24” Dobsonian telescope that was donated by a local observatory, and the 27-acre, on-site garden is often used as a wedding venue.

Glampers should be aware that pets are not allowed in the site’s restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa, or fitness center.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Spa

This pet-friendly glamping site provides homemade treats for dogs, as well as dog bowls, dog beds, and leashes upon request.

Events such as live music performances are held frequently on Friday and Saturday evenings at this site throughout the year, and the hosts can help organize excursions for guests if they choose. Read More

Location + Surroundings

  • 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. Read More


  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Wine tasting
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Climbing

Guests will never have a problem finding something to do with their furry friend while at this glamping site, but if they do wish to leave their dog in their accommodation while they take part in activities, they can do so provided that the dog is kenneled. Activities on site include swimming in the pool, relaxing in the spa, and playing sand volleyball, horseshoes, bocce ball, and croquet. The garden is fantastic for dogs to explore, and at night, the telescope is great for stargazing. Glampers can rent a bicycle to head into town and check out the local attractions, and they can also take a day trip to any one of the cities in West Texas's Big Bend region, including Alpine, Marfa, and Fort Davis. They can even visit Big Bend National Park, which has over 800,000 acres of breathtaking wilderness.

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Accommodation Rules

  • 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

There is an additional pet fee of $30 per pet, per night. Guests are ask to mention that they will be bringing their pets upon booking request to ensure that the rental will be ready to accommodate them when they arrive.

Guests must clean up after their pets in their accommodation and on the site. Disturbances caused by pets, such as parking, must be curtailed. Guests must assume responsibility for any damage or injuries caused by their pets. Pets who stay at this glamping site must be fully trained.

This glamping site can be used for weddings, events, and meetings. Guests can inquire about this option upon booking request. Read more

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