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Best Wellness Retreat / Resort (2020)

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  • Hilton Head Health

    Hilton Head Health
    Hilton Head, S.C.

    Hilton Head Health is nationally recognized as the leading health and weight loss resort. Located on beautiful Hilton Head Island South Carolina, H3’s comprehensive programs provide a holistic weight loss approach that incorporates healthy eating, fitness, and mindfulness education. Guests enjoy Mediterranean inspired dining at True Dining and can unwind between activities at The Indigo Spa. The newly released Hilton Head Health ONDEMAND allows guests and those who cannot make it to the resort a chance to experience their programs at home on their own schedule.
    Photo courtesy of Hilton Head Health

  • Eupepsia

    Eupepsia
    Bland, Va.

    This 250-acre wellness sanctuary in Virgina’s Shenandoah Valley seeks to help guests reconnect with themselves through the philosophy of Ayurveda. Guests enjoy vegetarian farm-to-table meals, health screenings and a range of therapies tailored to each individual.
    Photo courtesy of Eupepsia

  • Skyterra Wellness Retreat

    Skyterra Wellness Retreat
    Lake Toxaway, N.C.

    Guests at Skyterra are encouraged to set aside the worries of day to day life and focus on health and wellbeing. Classes are small, giving each participant personalized attention, and all fitness levels are welcome. The resort hosts only 20 guests at a time to promote a sense of intimacy, exclusivity and a more individualized experience.
    Photo courtesy of Skyterra Wellness Retreat

  • New Life Hiking Spa

    New Life Hiking Spa
    Killington, Vt.

    New Life Hiking Spa is one of the oldest and best destination spa programs in the country, welcoming some 800 guests each season. Eleven-night weight loss retreats cater to 40 people at a time and include hiking programs for beginner through advanced fitness levels. Yoga, outdoor workouts and a healthy eating program round out the resort's holistic approach to health and wellness.
    Photo courtesy of New Life Hiking Spa

  • The Art of Living Retreat Center

    The Art of Living Retreat Center
    Boone, N.C.

    Tucked high among the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Art of Living Retreat Center offers yoga, meditation and Ayurvedic detox retreat programs for wellness-minded visitors. Fire circles, community singing, hiking and pottery classes are also offered.
    Photo courtesy of The Art of Living Retreat Center

  • The Ranch Malibu

    The Ranch Malibu
    Malibu, Calif.

    The Ranch Malibu, an intensive one-week luxury boot camp, eliminates "decision fatigue" with a no-option daily fitness routine featuring group hiking, yoga, weight training and ab work, all amid spectacular hills above the Pacific Ocean. Healthy meals prepared with fresh, organic ingredients exclude processed sugars, alcohol and caffeine.
    Photo courtesy of The Ranch Malibu

  • Red Mountain Resort

    Red Mountain Resort
    Ivins, Utah

    Fitting for its Utah location, Red Mountain Resort specializes in what it calls "Adventure Vacations." Surrounded by red rock cliffs and canyons, guests enjoy three healthy meals per day, as well as guided activities, like hiking, yoga and fitness classes. Part- and full-day excursions equip guests to actively explore the nearby national parks.
    Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Resort

  • Mii amo

    Mii amo
    Sedona, Ariz.

    With a location nestled in Boynton Canyon in Sedona’s fabled Red Rock Vortex land, it’s no surprise there is a special energy at Mii Amo, a resort and destination spa offering individual treatments and 3, 4 and 7-day themed journeys. The Native American offerings are what make this spa special, earning it a host of spa industry awards.
    Photo courtesy of Mii amo

  • The Lodge at Woodloch

    The Lodge at Woodloch
    Hawley, Penn.

    The Lodge at Woodloch, an all-inclusive, adults-only spa resort in the heart of the Pennsylvania Poconos, invites guests to step away from the whirlwind of life to refocus. Guests enjoy a full-service spa and a wide range of classes and activities – everything from meditation, yoga or spinning to painting, cooking or wine tasting.
    Photo courtesy of The Lodge at Woodloch

  • CIVANA Wellness Resort and Spa

    CIVANA Wellness Resort and Spa
    Carefree, Ariz.

    CIVANA, set in the Sonoran Desert outside Scottsdale, occupies 20 acres of land where guests have access to more than 10 wellness experts, complimentary daily programing, five fitness and movement studios and a carbon-neutral spa with 22 treatment rooms. Activities include everything from hiking to aerial yoga to TRX training.
    Photo courtesy of CIVANA Wellness Resort and Spa

  • Hilton Head Health
  • Eupepsia
  • Skyterra Wellness Retreat
  • New Life Hiking Spa
  • The Art of Living Retreat Center
  • The Ranch Malibu
  • Red Mountain Resort
  • Mii amo
  • The Lodge at Woodloch
  • CIVANA Wellness Resort and Spa
Who says vacationing has to be unhealthy? The growing popularity of wellness retreats and resorts in the U.S. is a testament to our growing interest in fitness and longevity, even while traveling. 
 
The top 10 winners in the category Best Wellness Retreat / Resort are as follows:
  1. Hilton Head Health - Hilton Head, S.C.
  2. Eupepsia - Bland, Va.
  3. Skyterra Wellness Retreat - Lake Toxaway, N.C.
  4. New Life Hiking Spa - Killington, Vt.
  5. The Art of Living Retreat Center - Boone, N.C.
  6. The Ranch Malibu - Malibu, Calif.
  7. Red Mountain Resort - Ivins, Utah
  8. Mii amo - Sedona, Ariz.
  9. The Lodge at Woodloch - Hawley, Penn.
  10. CIVANA Wellness Resort and Spa - Carefree, Ariz.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning retreats and resorts!

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