Amazing Wellness Retreats in the United States

Sometimes it’s just not possible to get a break at home – even with a staycation. To help with that, health & wellness retreats are available all across the country to help you refresh and recharge.

Locations are available everywhere – from Florida, California, and beyond, and all offer tools and services to help you you cleanse, detox, and relax. We’ll cover 12 of the best out there that people love for helping them recenter themselves.

1. Pritikin Health & Wellness Resort

Located in Miami, Florida, this luxurious resort spa and wellness retreat has a nautical feel. The amenities include spas, five golf courses, tennis courts, pools, and Zen gardens. In addition, this retreat provides chef-prepared meals and nutrition workshops, allowing visitors to take home their favorite recipes. 

2. Solage Resorts of Calistoga

In the heart of Napa Valley, California, the Solage Resort is housed on a 25-acre estate and is close to Napa Valley’s legendary vineyards. The gorgeous landscape contains a 20,000 sq. foot day spa, geothermal hot springs, and several restaurants. Solage Resorts also offers couples’ packages, so singles and couples have a place to unwind and relax. 

3. Enchantment Resort

With a backdrop of Sedona’s red rocks, this desert wellness retreat has hiking and biking for high-energy sports enthusiasts. For those looking for a lower-intensity experience, the spa offers a variety of facials and numerous massage options, as well as yoga and meditation classes to help you relax. 

4. Miraval Berkshires Resort & Spa

The all-inclusive Miraval Berkshires Resort and Spa in New England offers various activities, including vibrational sound therapy, traditional eastern massage, floating meditation, cold immersion, breathwork and archery, biking, and nature hikes and bike rides. This mindfulness retreat appeals to both corporate and non-corporate clients looking to revive. 

5. The Lodge Wellness Retreat & Spa at Woodloch

With individually personalized indoor and outdoor massages, spas, and meditation gardens, The Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, Pennsylvania, rests on a 500-acre forest with a private lake.

This wellness retreat is a perfect blend of rustic and luxury, offering outdoor activities like canoeing and high-end amenities like having chefs and sommeliers detail food and wine selections.

6. Cloud Mountain Retreat Center

Are you interested in trying silent meditation? Cloud Mountain wellness retreat in Castle Rock, Washington, teaches Buddhist principles and values such as generosity. This affordable wellness retreat is intentionally minimalist to encourage quiet meditation and a connection to nature and those around you.

Cloud Mountain’s 15 acres are landscaped with rock paths and foliage, allowing guests to meditate right on the edge of the forest. There’s a limit of 44 guests at a time.

7. Esalen Wellness Retreat

Situated between the ocean and the forest, Esalen Wellness Retreat in Big Sur, California, offers the best of both worlds with stunning ocean and forest views on the retreat’s 100 acres. This mindfulness retreat is equipped with a communal garden and hot springs.

Activities at Esalen include yoga, daily meditations, art workshops, and hiking. What sets this wellness retreat apart from others is that Esalen grows its own food for the guests and staff.

8. The Path Corporate Meditation & Mindful Leadership Retreat

If you’re a hard-charging professional who needs a space to recharge and refocus your goals, The Path retreat in Rhinecliff, New York, is the place for you. Their wellness retreats provide creative ideas to relieve workplace burnout. Guests learn meditation practices and yoga, with advice on applying these techniques to their careers.

9. Winvian Farm

Winvian Farm in Morris, Connecticut, is an ideal wellness retreat for professionals who need a short break from work to rejuvenate. Besides a 5,000-square-foot spa, each of the cottages at the retreat is designed based on a different theme, such as a treehouse, helicopter, golf, log cabin, secret society, and music. The executive chef creates farm-to-table meals with organic produce grown onsite. 

10. Lake Austin Spa Resort

With its 25,000-square-foot LakeHouse Spa, Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas offers skincare treatments, therapies, and more than 100 types of massage that guests can enjoy from inside an enclosed veranda or from an outdoor garden cabana.

What makes this wellness resort unique? Its Culinary Experience program has celebrity chefs making dinner for the guests and giving lessons in do-it-yourself gourmet meals. 

11. Cal-a-Vie

If you want a health and wellness retreat emphasizing physical fitness, Vista, California’s Cal-a-Vie, is the place for you. The 32-villa retreat offers sunrise hikes, Zumba, water volleyball, cardio kickboxing, spinning, and a workout called piloxing, which is a combination of Pilates, boxing, and dance.

After giving those muscles a hard workout, you can relax in their spa and receive an aromatherapy massage or a grape skin body wrap. The staff-to-guest ratio of 5 to 1 includes a health-conscious chef and an onsite nutritionist. 

12. Aman New York

Housed in Midtown Manhattan, this 25,000-square-foot spa is spread out over three floors. It provides a mix of low-tech spa amenities, such as a fireplace-lined, 65-foot-long pool, and high-tech features like a cryotherapy chamber. Aman New York also rents out multi-room suites for full or half-day group spa treatments. 

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