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Bella Vista

Sleeps 4 to 10 people maximum
Bella Vista is a cozy cedar/rock cabin with private access to the Frio River. There is also a bunkhouse for overflow. Cabin & Bunkhouse rent together as one property for this rate.

It is surrounded by oak trees on three acres with steps & trail leading down to a river rock island & then clear shallow riverbed. Perfect wading for little ones and for relaxing in your chair with your feet in the water. Or sit in the water to cool off!
Walk 50 yards up river to a deeper spot for swimming.

There is a quaint back porch deck in the trees with table, chairs, porch swing. The deck is great for relaxing, watching the sunset, wildlife & birds. 

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Cabin & Bunkhouse

4 to 10


2 & 1/2


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Pet Policies

Pet Friendly Properties: Bella Vista, Water' Edge, Rivers Edge, Bluebird Hill, Star Suite, and Hideaway.
Pet Rules:
  • Maximum of 2 dogs allowed, weighing 50 lbs or less each
  • Only well behaved, house-trained; Won't chew on furniture, rugs or scratch floors, walls, doors
  • Dogs allowed Inside Only when in their kennel/cage
  • Don't allow them on furniture or beds
  • Only leashed or tied when outside
  • Pickup & throw away poop
  • Do not allow dogs to dig in yard or flower beds
  • Dog owner responsible for dog's safety, and for any damages to lodging property
  • Don't allow dogs to bark excessively, run free, chase wildlife
  • Please pick up most of the dog hair from around the outside rugs, yard, patios, & inside
  • $10 per night per dog (covers normal pet hair & clean up, spraying inside for fleas & ticks)

*Tell us if bringing your dog.


Bella Vista

Cabin: Sleeps 4 to 8
* Large loft has 1 queen & 2 singles
* Downstairs bedroom has 1 queen cedar post bed and a half bath
* Queen sofa bed in living room
* 1 full bathroom with shower (no tub)  *Kitchen - individual K-Cup & Drip coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, gas stove/oven, dishwasher, pots, pans, etc
* Washer/dryer, Central heat & air, fireplace, satellite TV, DVD
* Wood/charcoal BBQ grill, picnic table, patio table & chairs, porch swing
* Nice big deck in the trees
* Steps lea
d down to the rocky riverbed 
Bunkhouse: sleeps 2 to 6
* 4 bunk beds (2 singles & 2 doubles)
* 1 Full bathroom with shower
* Small bar size fridge for drinks
*A/C & heat (no TV)

List of What to Bring;

- TOILET PAPER, TRASH BAGS - 13 gal. kitchen can, 39 gal. for outside cans
- GROCERIES & SUPPLIES; salt, pepper, sugar, paper towels, Individual K-Cups Or Flat Drip coffee filters & coffee (we have both kinds of coffee makers).
dish soap, (dishwasher detergent Only if your rental has a dishwasher)
Shampoo, bath soap, hand soap, laundry soap 
Flashlight, batteries, matches, firewood for wood burning fireplace, lighter fluid & charcoal or wood for grill, stereo/radio, camera, binoculars, insect spray, sun block, hat, river chairs, river shoes, Fishing License.

*Beer, Wine & Liquor sold in Leakey.
*Beer & Wine sold in Concan & Utopia. 

Enhanced Cleanliness Measures;
*Disinfectant is used to clean.
*High-touch surfaces disinfected.
*Bed linens/kitchen towels are washed at 140 or hotter between guests.
*If property rented same day guests depart; we use ultraviolet whole room lights to kill all bacteria/viruses.

Fall, Winter, Spring

*Excludes Holidays


Winter Holidays, Spring Break, Easter


Memorial Weekend through Labor Day

$190 for 4 people
Per Night
2 Night Minimum

$200 for 4 people
per Night
3 Night Minimum

$200 for 4 people
Per Night
4 Night Minimum

  • $10 each extra person per night; children 1 year & under are free.
  • $200 deposit to hold your reservation. 
  • Deposit will be deducted from your Total & you pay Balance before arrival.

  • $10 each extra person per night; children 1 year & under are free.
  • $200 deposit to hold your reservation.
  • Deposit will be deducted from your Total & you pay Balance before arrival.

  • $10 each extra person per night; children 1 year & under are free.
  • $200 deposit to hold your reservation. 
  • Deposit will be deducted from your Total & you pay Balance before arrival.

Bella Vista Cabin Photos


Bella Vista Bunkhouse Photos

What Our Guests Are Saying

Don't just take it from us, let our guests do the talking!
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A big thank you! Last weekend my husband Julio and I rented Bella Vista. We just wanted to extend our appreciation. My family had a wonderful time and the house was beautiful. It was nice to take a break from our businesses and simply relax. Look forward to booking in the future. Thanks again!

Loralie: Jourdanton, TX
August 2015

We stayed at the Bella Vista last June and fell in love with the cabin, river, land around the cabin.
All beds are very comfortable and the kitchen is full furnished. Tv does have satellite and DVD/Blu-Ray player. The deck overlooks the river and is so beautiful and serene.
The owners are amazing!! They gave us maps of fun stuff to do while in town. Also recommend the best places to eat and purchase groceries.
My family is planning on coming back this year!

Shelly S: Cypress, TX
June 2016
Myself, my children and grandchildren stayed at the Bella Vista on the fabulous Rio Frio river last summer and we are returning this June, because the kids(all us kids) can't think of a better spot to get together. The cleanest, coolest river in the state is a kids wonderland, and the hill country setting is spectacular. The house is spacious, comfortable, clean, well furnished and attractive, located right above the river and surrounded by big oaks and cypress trees. LeAnn and Anthony Sharp are attentive and professional, so I can't think of a single problem unless you can't live without the Internet. If, however, you would like to escape the rat race for a few days, this is the spot for you.

Darrell D: Spring, TX
June 2016

Want to reserve Bella Vista?

If we didn't answer all of your questions, feel free to email us at

830 966 2320

Customer Service
Rio Frio Lodging Office Location:
5181 FM 1050 - Rio Frio Texas, 78879

Mailing Address:
PO Box 155 - Rio Frio Texas, 78879

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