Set against over 13,000 acres in the heart of Texas Hill Country, The JL Bar, Ranch Resort & Spa offers plenty of room for the ultimate ‘staycation’ experience in Texas and a private airport runway to get there quickly.

Archer’s Nest

Designed for leisure travel, weddings or corporate retreats, the resort only has 32 luxury rustic rooms for ultimate intimacy. Surrounded by a 100 plus year live oak tree, the resort’s new ‘Archer’s Nest’ offers the ultimate social distancing, but with comfort and convenience. This private villa on 700 acres, has a private pool, its own theater room, and six rooms with space for up to 12 people to sleep. Archer’s Nest has its own gourmet kitchen, and guests are able to hire a private chef or even a private butler during their stay.

Skeet, sporting clay, pistol/rifle range and even archery is commonly found in many shooting ranges – and the JL Bar Ranch Sporting Complex offers something that is any marksman’s dream. A mile long (1500 yard) dedicated long-range with incremental metal target stands every 100 yards is anchored with a 3-story shooting deck housing over 12 different shooting lanes.

The JL Bar Ranch & Resort also offers a variety of hunting activities, from World Class Trophy Whitetails to exotic hunts of Axis, Blackbuck, Fallow Deer, Red Stag and Super Exotics. All hunting activities are guided with experienced hunters, who not only possess a strong familiarity with the ranch and surrounding areas but also ensure to keep the resort’s sustainable Wildlife Philosophy.

If shooting is not your thing and you still would like to enjoy the outdoors, you can try ATV Adventures or off-road UTV Adventures. Horseback riding is also an option, including a horse psychology class that teaches being comfortable around horses and the basics of their behavior. The exclusive spa onsite offers body treatments and massage services, including couples’ massages – a must after a long day with outdoor activities.

There is plenty of private and semi-private dining options onsite, even a room-service you can deploy with a simple text message. If you’d like to experience the ultimate outdoor dining, the chef can prepare a picnic basket for you to enjoy overlooking panoramic views of the Texas Hill Country. In-house level 2 sommelier is said to have connections with some of the best vineyards and wineries in the country.

How to Get There?

JL Bar ‘9TE2’ private airport


The JL Bar, Ranch Resort & Spa is located in Sonora, Texas, about 100 miles West of Fredericksburg.The JL Bar ‘9TE2’ private airport features a single, 5,301ft by 80ft paved FAA approved runway, ideal for our private jet or turbo-prop charter fleet.