An 18 acre natural setting near the World Birding Center headquarters & NABA (North American Butterfly Association) are walking or bicycle distance from El Rocio Retreat. Year around golfing at the adjacent Meadow Creek in the Valley 18 hole golf course. Rio Grande River and all the water activities that brings visitors to our area in the winter, spring, and fall.
The beauty of nature and the unique home offered at El Rocio Retreat is what has won it numerous awards.
Casa Sol, is used for weddings, reunions, and conferences are also welcomed at El Rocio Retreat with the meeting room that seats 80 comfortably.
Casa Luna, the main house some unusual features that bring guests coming back time and time again. The tree in the dining area, the master bath with the unique soaking tub are signature features.The house has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6.
with 2 full bathrooms.
Casa Jardin is a darling self-contained cottage with a queen bed, full kitchen and bath.
Wi-Fi & AC property.
Birder's Paradise: El Rocio Retreat has 18 acres of private birding and nature within its gates. Wildlife photography is popular at El Rocio Retreat as well as the spectacular accommodations. Each guest is tantalized by the natural South Texas natural beauty of El Rocio Retreat both inside the buildings and out. There are bicycles and helmets available to use in order to seek out the birds and butterfly parks adjacent to El Rocio Retreat. A cowboy camp with a working chuckwagon to recreate memories of the yesteryear living. A Labyrinth on the grounds to bring about personal introspective healing.
Honeymooners delight in the quiet privacy that El Rocio Retreat offers them.
Weddings are an added attractive feature as well as small groups of birders traveling thru the area.
South Padre Island is 80 east of El Rocio Retreat, for a day of beach and fun.
McAllen Miller International Airport is 10 miles from El Rocio Retreat which makes this a perfect location for retreats for religious,nature,missionary tri
World Birding Center headquarters is 3 miles south west & NABA,( North American Butterfly Association) headquarters is 3/4 miles southwest. Meadow Creek in the Valley 18 hole public golf course next door and the Texas State Veteran Cemetery across the road. A large public park 1/2 mile north for tennis, baseball, soccer. El Rocio Retreat is 1 mile north of the Rio Grande River.
The McAllen-Miller International Airport (MFE) is 10 miles east of El Rocio Retreat. Harlingen International Airport (HRL) is 45 miles.
Bird and butterfly watching is the highlight of the area. Migrating birds are the attraction to the area. River rafting, kayaking, bicycling, golfing,hiking, or traveling into Mexico are popular activities.
South Padre Island is 80 miles east, San Antonio is 234 miles north.
A cultural experience is to be had with our proximaty to Mexico. Great Mexican food restaurants in the area. Mission is the home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit, thus our mild weathered winters