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2017's Top Wellness Retreats
Vacations can do more than just help you unwind, some can actually give you a start fresh—whether its a mind and body detox, a new diet and fitness plan or just some good old soul searching. There are many wellness resorts across America that can help clients who are in search of new beginnings or a reset on their lives through yoga, spa and wellness retreats. There are also festivals that are focused solely on feel-good activities such as yoga and lectures on mind-body-spirit topics, such as the Wanderlust festival. So unplug your phone, set your intentions and breath; and book one of these top wellness getaways in 2017. Namaste!Continue to 2 of 8 below.
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Carillon Miami Wellness Resort; Miami, Florida
Set on the beach, The Carillon Miami is home to a wellness center that offers more than two hundred exercise classes per week; a two-story indoor rock wall; and a spa that features a 'thermal experience' of hot and cold areas such as a crystal steam room. Their food and beverage program focuses on nutritious cuisine, including a menu of all-organic cocktails (for the cheat days). The resort caters to guests' every need, from digital detoxing to acupuncture and energy healing. You'll find experts on hand to help you meet your health and wellness goals, whatever they may be. Rates start at $200-plus per night.Continue to 3 of 8 below.
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The Inns of Aurora; Finger Lakes, New York
The Inns of Aurora, a lakeside oasis in New York's Finger Lakes, features their new wellness center called The Loft, and will host a Women’s Wellness Retreat this January 27th to 29th, 2017. Equal parts inspiration and relaxation, the retreat will feature inspiring chats, healing restorative yoga and a custom-blend essential oils workshop with Laura Coburn, the property’s Director of Serenity, as well as a cocktail-making lesson and a wine pairing dinner, since this is wine country! Master your mood through skillful breathing and learn simple stretches to keep your joints healthy. The weekend includes all meals and two nights accommodations. Rates are $800 per person for the weekend.Continue to 4 of 8 below.
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Sunrise Springs Spa Resort; Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Sunrise Springs Integrative Wellness Resort in New Mexico is located among 70 acres of towering cottonwoods and spring-fed ponds, offering an integrative spa and therapeutically designed programming for those seeking healthy living, rejuvenation, and greater meaning in their lives. Sunrise Springs’ programming is guided by four principles: Nature Bathing, Digital Detox, Learning Through Experience, and Food as Medicine. Their services include an Integrative Wellness Evaluation, nutritional assessment, acupuncture and chiropractic care, psychotherapy, stress evaluation, spiritual counseling, and a wide range of spa services including hydrotherapy. There’s no way to not feel completely rejuvenated after a stay here. Rates for day escapes start at $199 and spa packages start at $279.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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The Allison Inn & Spa; Newberg, OR
The Allison Inn & Spa, located in the heart of Oregon's wine country in the Willamette Valley, is offering a Wine Rhapsody package, which let’s guests unwind and relax in the beautiful wine country. Guests will indulge in a spa treatment to feel restored in the 15,000 square foot wellness haven, complete with a fitness studio, whirlpool jacuzzi and an indoor swimming pool. Using organic ingredients, the spa is uniquely known for its “pino-therapy” treatment, a pinot-inspired botanical and biological therapy produced by wine and grape seed extracts derived from the resort’s vineyard. The Allison also offers private yoga sessions in the Sky Suite, an exclusive spa sanctuary dedicated to small groups and gatherings. After yoga and massage, guests are welcome to re-energize with an antioxidant smoothie from the spa’s light fare menu and enjoy the eucalyptus-infused steam room, dry sauna, and lounge rooms. Rates for the Wine Rhapsody package start at $572 per night, including spa treatment.Continue to 6 of 8 below.
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The Wanderlust Festival; O’ahu
The Turtle Bay Resort, which completed a $52 million renovation this summer is partnering with Wanderlust O’ahu to host a wellness retreat on February 23rd-26th, 2017. You’ll choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering local organic dinners, inspiring lectures and workshops, and outdoor activities from SUP to surfing. Regardless of what starts you on your path, Wanderlust is an experience that promises to leave you different than when you came—with new ideas, new friends, newly discovered abilities, and greater peace. Rates are $470 for the four-day retreat.Continue to 7 of 8 below.
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Canyon Ranch; Lenox, MA
Canyon Ranch is one of the world’s leaders in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, and is well worth the splurge if you can afford it. The resort offers wellness packages at each of their locations, including a Therapeutic Detox package in Lenox, MA. During your stay, you’ll receive health and nutrition consultations and a personalized treatment plan that may include changes to your diet and daily habits to achieve healthier, cleaner living. You’ll also discuss clean-eating guidelines and ways to minimize exposure to unhealthy chemicals and processed foods, along with recommended detoxifying smoothies, which are available daily at the Cafe. You’ll also receive detoxifying spa treatments; like the Herbal Wrap to help your body release toxins and a Lymphatic Massage to stimulate the flow of vital lymphatic fluids. All-inclusive rates are $3,400 for a three-night week day package.Continue to 8 of 8 below.
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The Ritz-Carlton; Key Biscayne, Florida
For guests looking for some freedom from the heavy weight of social media and distraction of emails, The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne Miami has appointed a Digital Detox Concierge, who is on hand to advise guests on the best ways to unwind and embrace island life. Located on an exclusive barrier island, the resort invites guests to experience locally inspired activities perfect for couples and families looking for a digital detox. Average rates start at $600.