Shady Oaks

Majestic cypress trees line the crystal-clear Frio River in a private setting. The house sits alone on 10 acres with huge oaks providing shade.

Tubing, Fishing, Swimming, Kayaking, Hiking & Biking Trails, Campfire

  • Sleeps a maximum of 13 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms
  • Bedroom #1/ 1 queen (semi private) bathroom with tub between RM 1 & 2
  • Bedroom #2/ 1 queen
  • Bedroom #3/ 1 queen
  • Bedroom #4/ 1 queen and 1 twin, bathroom with shower
  • Fully furnished kitchen, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffeepot, etc.
  • Wifi & Smart TV, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Etc.

REGULAR RATE – May & September

  • $165 per night for 4 guests
  • $15 for each additional person (13 person max)

OFF SEASON RATE – Jan, Feb, March, April, Oct, Nov, Dec

  • $135 per night for 2 guests
  • $15 for each additional person (13 person max)

PEAK SEASON RATE – June, July & August

  • $295 per night for 13 guests


  • Spring Break $295 per night for 13 guests
  • Easter Weekend/ 3 night minimum $295 per night for 13 guests
  • Thanksgiving/ 4 night minimum $295 per night for 13 guests
  • Memorial Day Weekend/ 3 night minimum $325 per night for 13 guests
  • Labor Day Weekend/3 night minimum $325 per night for 13 guests
  • July 4th Weekend/ 4 night minimum $325 per night for 13 guests



Great place to spend a week. The river was perfect for the kids, good fishing and the wild life was everywhere. We had a hummingbird feeder on the porch with anywhere between 2 and 20 frisky hummers at any time during the whole stay. The cabin was very clean, well stocked and comfortable. Management went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed to include firewood, birdseed to attract bluebirds and redbirds to our picnic table and even a butterfly net for our grandson to catch butterflies. We were quite impressed with the whole operation and will be looking forward to going back.

Mark Baxter


We have been going to the Frio and renting with the Yaklins for decades now….I almost hate to tell you how wonderful they are as I kind of like having them as our own little secret! If you are looking for great family time and a great river experience, then these are the cabins for you! They make you feel like you own a little piece of paradise in the hill country. The cabins are clean, have everything you need, and then some! BEST.CABINS.EVER.

Lisa Cardinal


Me and my husband stayed here for five nights over the Easter holiday. We absolutely LOVED it!! The people were very friendly and answered any questions we had. The cabin we stayed in was very clean, had a refrigerator, oven/stove, and a nice area outside for a bonfire. The scenery is just gorgeous. We will definitely be coming back here.

Ruth Crawford

Seclusion and the crystal-clear Frio River make this property a magical place for relaxing. Century old oaks provide a shady area to barbecue or enjoy a campfire under the stars. Take a walk to the river where abundant wildlife can be seen or watch the fireflies come out at night. Deer, turkey and many other species of wildlife can be seen throughout the day from the porch.


  • picnic tables
  • charcoal BBQ pit
  • campfire ring
  • covered porch
  • horseshoe pit
  • outdoor string lights

what to bring

Pillows, blankets, sheets, towels, toilet paper, paper towels, toiletries, lawn chairs and ice. Linens are supplied for an additional cost, excluding the peak season time period. We are unable to offer linens during peak season due to labor shortages in our rural area. Contact our office at 830-232-5996 for more information regarding linens.


  • Tubes
  • Kayaks
  • Firewood


When booking online: Please do not leave a one night opening between your reservation and the reservation before or after you. If you leave a one-night opening, we will call you after your reservation processes through our online system, to adjust your reservation dates. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call 830-232-5996.

We offer secluded cabins with fresh air and room to explore