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Activities & Events

As a city of almost two million people, you can bet San Antonio is chock full of thrilling activities and endless fun—some of which are within our own front doors.

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Sunday Morning Flow

Sundays, 9 am – 10 am. Rooftop terrace

Start your day with complimentary rooftop yoga with Shari Lindsay on the second floor terrace. Open to all skill levels. Reservations are required. This event is open to the public. Please call the Spa to reserve your spot. 

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Go Rio Boat Cruises

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Step into the soul of San Antonio and connect to the city’s culture, history, architecture, and timeless charm with a Go Rio Boat Cruise. Take the stress out of planning and purchase your ticket at the front desk and be picked up right outside Hotel Contessa. Tickets are $13.50 for adults and $7.50 for children. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk. Tours are offered Fridays at 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM and 7 PM, and Sunday at 10 AM.


Mules & Massages

Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Ambler Atrium

Whether you’ve had a long day of planes, trains, and automobiles or an afternoon touring the city, take a moment and unwind during Sunset Skinny on the Ambler Patio. Enjoy a complimentary moscow mule and a chair massage while learning about our wellness programs with Spa Director, Gigi.


Ambler Unplugged

Thursday & Saturday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Ambler Patio

Kick back and sip hand-crafted cocktails on Ambler’s inviting River Walk patio, while enjoying live music performed by some of the hottest rising new musicians in San Antonio


Weekend Welcome

Fridays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Ambler Lounge

Kick your weekend off the right way with Mariachi Azteca de América bringing you traditional mariachi tunes from the third floor terrace to the river level patio.


Weekend Brunch Bar

Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Ambler

We believe in the power of the ‘hair of the dog’. Enjoy live music while sipping artisan morning spirits such as an Ambler Bloody Mary or refreshing mimosa in the calming, tree-shaded ambience of the Ambler Patio.

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Spa Day Surrender


Pamper yourself any day of the week at The Spa at Hotel Contessa. Our rooftop sanctuary is a serene oasis where innovative spa treatments is your gateway to transformational wellness.