Fitness Meets Luxury
Welcoming a new year always ushers in a need for self-improvement. We often reflect on establishing a better diet, creating more efficient exercise routines, and initiating healthier habits. While these goals take precedence in the comfort of home, sometimes travel can impede our progress. For this reason, we’re featuring ten wellness resorts and spas with established fitness programs that will help expedite your fitness resolutions for 2023.
Hilton Head Health Institute—Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
At this all-inclusive, award-winning wellness resort and spa, expect a healthy getaway that will make a lasting impact on your health and wellness. Holistic approaches begin at their comfort spa and extend to their state-of-the-art fitness studio. There, coaches and nutritionists are ready to assist every aspect of your fitness journey. Specialized education sessions are also offered to further accelerate your wellness goals. The nutritional classes, in particular, focus on implementing fruits and vegetables into your diet while introducing nutritious meals that can easily be replicated at home.
The Ranch Malibu—Malibu, California
At this property, expect to unplug and recalibrate through immersive, weeklong health programs, which are result-oriented. This retreat delivers sustainable results using a strict, “no-options” approach. Using years of collective experience and observation, their program offers ongoing regime adjustments to ensure fitness goals are reached safely and sustainably. Sessions are limited to 25 guests and their highly knowledgeable staff is trained in a wide variety of fitness and rehabilitation modalities. They believe that health is the ultimate luxury, and for this reason, their organic plant-based cuisine is inspired by nature and artfully prepared. Ultimately, a fully-immersed wellness retreat!
Hippocrates—West Palm Beach, Florida
This fifty-acre property flourishes within a lush, tropical setting. Thanks to the careful guidance of a knowledgeable and compassionate team, guests benefit from health and nutritional counseling, non-invasive remedial and youth-enhancing therapies, state-of-the-art spa services, inspiring talks on life principles, and a tantalizing daily buffet of enzyme-rich, organic meals. It hosts over 86 guest rooms ranging from private, shared, and luxury villas. Amenities include exercise and medical facilities, an organic garden, a greenhouse, and a juice bar. Here, guests can take advantage of the healing and nutritional classes, wellness activities, and the natural setting, which is at the heart of its farm-fresh approach to wellness.
Canyon Ranch—Woodside, California
A trendsetter in all things wellness, this property has a few locations all over the country—Massachusetts, Arizona, and California. Not only do they offer a variety of world-class amenities, but their health and wellness programs ensure you have the best experience possible while you transform and elevate your life. Wellness services also include fresh food, nutrition classes, and products featuring natural and organic ingredients. This classic destination spa sets the standard of high-level, wellness curriculums.
Brush Creek—Tucson, Arizona
This collection of all-inclusive guest ranches has been a leader in the world of wellness for decades. Offering full immersion into wellness, the wellness team seeks to aid your transformation into betterment. Pathways are expertly curated and services are based on your wellness intentions. Their Pathways Plus offers medical-based experiences, complete with diagnostic services for targeted health improvements. From lifestyle reset, weight loss, stress reduction, or even assisting you to reconnect and rediscover joy, this property has everything you need for a transformative experience. Aiding this journey are healthy cuisines sourced from organic ingredients and prepared to enhance nutritional standards. Here, you’ll be sure to find inspiration and shape your path to your desired goals.
Three Forks Ranch—Savery, Wyoming
Resting at the crossroads of untamed wilderness is a luxurious, all-inclusive mountain resort with a wellness program linked with the Mayo Clinic. Here, guests can take advantage of initial health assessments, indoor and outdoor wellness activities, and healthy cooking classes, all with access to the Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program. Health guides offer incredibly personalized experiences such as fly-fishing, skiing, and more. Additionally, the culinary team offers hands-on exploration of healthy, delicious food preparation concepts and cooking techniques in a fun, social environment. The restaurant takes advantage of locally sourced ingredients and sustainably produced and procured meats and fish. Expect your epicurean tendencies to be met by their sumptuous dishes.
The Raj—Fairfield, Iowa
For over 25 years, this high-quality health center has led the field in authentic Ayurveda treatments. By accepting only 15 guests at a time, this space maintains quality individualized service. The treatments are powerful, and luxurious, and work together synergistically to remove deeply embedded toxins and bring balance to the entire physiology. The traditional, family-style meals are strictly organic vegetarian food that has been locally sourced. Meals are also specifically designed to support the treatment programs offered, making this property a source of holistic healing and wellness.
Carillion—Miami Beach, Florida
Bringing a unique and comprehensive mixture of Western, Eastern, Alternative, and Aesthetic medicine for custom treatment plants make this property an impactful stop for your transformative needs. From cupping to cryotherapy, infrared saunas, and an expansive fitness center, guests will find an inspiring wellness journey coupled with breathtaking ocean views. Well-being also extends to their vibrantly flavorful dishes inspired by seasonal ingredients. Think beachfront dining indoors and outdoors!
Inspired by nature and curated by the California Coast, this comprehensive luxury health spa aims for true transformation. The VeraVia team creates a customized structured program with individual attention. Their award-winning immersive wellness program is designed with a holistic approach that addresses the root cause of your current health concerns. Treatment addresses all aspects of health—physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Furthermore, their integrative nutritionist works with guests to design a nutrition plan best suited for each individual’s lifestyle. Some would say that what they offer is more than luxury—it’s a necessity for optimal living.
La Posada del Qenti Medical Wellness—Córdoba, Argentina
Located within a 400-acre, private ecological reserve, this property is surrounded by mountain ranges, offering an abundance of fortifying, fresh air. Centralizing into four pillars of wellness—healthy diet, physical activity, mental wellness, and diminishment of pharmaceuticals—their focus is on quality of life. Their exquisite, international dishes are a joint effort between the Chef and a team of nutritionists. Prepared mindfully, they offer custom meals depending on your dietary needs. Here, medical wellness integrates aspects of luxury and wellness, resulting in the perfect formula for well-being.