The Comforts of Home

Welcome to Castaway Lodge, your home away from home. Centrally located in the "heart of Seadrift", Texas, Setting the standard for Seadrift Fishing Lodges with affordable convenience and the best the mid-coast has to offer set in a "coastal casual" atmosphere.  From the comfort of our accommodations to Wendi's Roadhouse Cuisine to the command of the outdoors by our guides, we offer affordable convenience and a great experience for family groups, special occasions, team building, customer appreciation, corporate outings and conferences.  The original footprint was built on a half acre in 2007.  Thanks to the tremendous support of our guests, in the Fall of 2015, we added over 11,000 square feet of accommodations, indoor dining/conference and operations facilities.  We've acquired 3 additional acres and 700' of bayou-front leg stretching room, greenbelts, and parking.  Come experience coastal hospitality  and the NEW Castaway Lodge On The Bayou!

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Whether looking for a close-in staycation, new adventure or, client entertainment, you'll find the the best guides and accommodations in the business at Castaway Lodge. Throughout the grounds you'll find WIFI, well thought out logistics, comfort and convenience set in a "coastal casual" atmosphere.

Dining/Conference Building - New for 2016 are new focal points including the Dining/Conference Building with seating for 40 guests trimmed in knotty Alder built-ins; soaring ceilings and taxidermy and the smells of Wendi's home cooking.

Bayou Facility - Now with plenty of leg stretching room, the New for 2016 Bayou complex is another huge focal point with upgrade accommodations for up to 24 guests with massive wrap around porches; full size beds for couples; built-in gun racks; in room refrigerators; free WIFI and work stations in each room for mixing business with pleasure; luxurious bathrooms trimmed in granite and hammered copper; numerous gear storage built-ins; adjacent mud room and gear staging area; and an ice machine. The grounds are just amazing with 700' of water frontage on Haley's Bayou and complete with two lighted pavilions and 4 sets of horseshoe pits; and, a massive flagstone fireplace carved right into the side of the bayou levee.

Quarters Building - is directly adjacent to the Dining/Conference building and the outdoor kitchen and consists of private bedrooms and "in room" bathrooms and a large Great Room. The Great Room offers relaxed conversation and is centrally located with leather sofas, Free WIFI, LCD flat panel satellite TV, wet bar/coffee station, refrigerator, and microwave. It is centrally located with easy access to the Bayou Pavilions and grounds.

Outdoor Kitchen - There is a large outdoor kitchen which is a focal point around dinner time and is a massive conversation area with wet bar and big screen TV; outdoor fireplace; and, consisting of 2,500 sf of entertaining area.

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Coastal Bounty

Rich Southern dining is a specialty at The Lodge and you can't beat Wendi's home cooking. Take a deep breath and let her spoil you with the best tastes of the South. She starts with the freshest ingredients including hand selected produce, local Seafood, grain fed "Choice" meat and Certified Black Angus; and specialty cuts of Pork. Fresh baked goods including deserts and cookies fill the air.

Roadhouse Cuisine

At Castaway Lodge you can expect "The Tastes of Texas" made with the freshest ingredients, local produce, and seafood made fresh daily.

  • Smoked Chicken & mouth watering slabs of Pork Spare Ribs
  • Deepdish Casseroles, served with a variety of base ingredients from her knee bending Lasagna!
  • Orange Tree Smokehouse & Texas Pit Style Briskets, Ribs, and other choice meats.
  • New York Strips and Centercut Pork Chops cut to our specifications roughly an inch thick with excellent marbeling.
  • Seadrift Seafood, start with the best and the freshest and the rest is history. When we say that the shrimp or fish "slept in the Gulf last night", we mean it! From local white and brown shrimp.
  • Black Drum, Oysters, and Blue Catfish from San Antonio Bay, Wendi likes to serve it blackened, grilled, and fried.
  • Baked Delights, including Wendi's "signature" brownies and chocolate chip cookies.


  • Massive New Facilities Completed Spring 2016
  • Over 15,000 sf of comfort & accommodations
  • 3 Plus Acres and 700' of bayou waterfront with "plenty of leg room"
  • Separate but adjacent campuses offer "multiple ecosytems" and privacy
  • Each Campus Can be booked "exclusively"
  • Private rooms, in room bath, air conditioning/heat
  • Accommodates 40 Guests
  • Indoor Dining and Entertainment
  • Conference room with media support
  • Local Watermen, Guides, Owner Operators
  • Salt of The Earth People, Hard working, Passionate
  • Authentic Texas Mid-Coast Experience
  • Great Rooms with Leather Sofas and tables
  • Home cooking, Roadhouse Style, homemade!
  • Baked delights, Wendi's Special "touch"
  • Southern Hospitality
  • Large high resolution LCD Satellite TVs
  • Outdoor Kitchen/Grilling Area/Bar/Texas Pit BBQ
  • Outdoor Fireplace
  • Casual & Coastal Corporate, Seadrifter Style!
  • Well Appointed for Corporate Entertaining
  • Centrally located in the Heart of Seadrift
  • 2,500 Square Foot Outdoor Kitchen/Dining
  • Ice Machines on each campus
  • Massive Flagstone Bayou Fireplace
  • Scattered Pavillions, Horseshoe Pits & Washer Areas
  • Game Storage, cleaning and processing
  • Complimentary WIFI & Relays
  • Mud Room For Gear Staging & Dressing (Wade Fishing/Duck Hunting)
  • Ground Transportation, Guide Transport To and From Launch for the smoothest and safest boat ride.
Well Appointed

Well Appointed

Full-Size Beds & Upgrade Rooms Available

Full-Size Beds & Upgrade Rooms Available

Private Bath In All Rooms

Private Bath In All Rooms

Comfy Bedding

Comfy Bedding

Corporate Specialists

Rich Southern Dining

Creature Comforts

Texas Stay-Cation

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