Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
8212 Barton Club Drive
Austin, Texas 78735

Environmental Sustainability

Omni Barton Creek Resort Exterior

With a thoughtful and responsible plan, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is doing its part to sustain a healthy balance of natural resources in our world while ensuring future generations will have abundant resources to enjoy. We encourage our guests to join our efforts and take part in the simple and practical actions we undertake to help protect our valuable resources.


  • Reduce our carbon footprint by sourcing local food and beverages as often as possible
  • Offer a “farm-to-table” culinary experience with over 80% of the food** we serve sourced locally and organically
  • Reduce the use of plastic water bottles for meetings and events with the use of water dispensers
  • Serve sustainability and ethically sourced Stance Coffee at Velvet Joe’s Coffee House 


  • Print on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified or recycled paper whenever possible
  • Reduce the use of paper within our organization by converting processes to paperless systems
  • Reduce the use of paper by offering a digital daily newspaper to our guests
  • Recycle leftover toiletries and soap through Clean the World


  • Work with partners to reduce our carbon footprint for procurement activities
  • Plant trees for major milestones 


  • Utilize energy-efficient LED light bulbs
  • Remind associates to reduce HVAC usage
  • Offer key card or motion controlled electricity in guest rooms and meeting spaces
  • Encourage staff to use mass transportation and/or carpooling options
  • Offer electric vehicle charging stations and bicycle parking 


  • Reduce laundry services by changing bed linens and towels every three days, unless requested otherwise
  • Utilize low flow toilets and showers
  • Landscape with native and low-water plants
  • Offer a water bottle refill station in our Fitness Center and infused water in the resort lobby daily
  • Use reclaimed water to irrigate golf courses and water plants 


  • Offer local tours and activities to guests
  • Invite local artists to perform live music and display their talents
  • Develop resort programming and activities with local Austin vendors and partners
  • Work with local food and beverage partners
  • Sell goods created by local artisans at Velvet Joe’s Coffee House
  • Share our Texas culture through the resort’s artwork and our Texas hospitality
  • Respect the wildlife that lives near the resort and the golf courses
  • Maintain over 4,000 acres of greenspace for wildlife refuge
  • Use pollinator-friendly plants for landscaping
  • Give back by making donations to Central Texas Food Bank through our program Say Goodnight to Hunger 

**as supplies allow

Guest Favorites

at Omni Barton Creek

Oysters on the half shell on a bed of ice.

Dinner at Blind Salamander

Savor fresh seafood, grass-fed meats and crafted cocktails.

View of the golf course.

Explore Hill Country

Explore events and happenings at the resort or in the Hill Country area.

Arial view of the pool complex.

Resort Pools

Catch some rays or make a splash in one of our two resort swimming pools.