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Hilton Head Health named Best Wellness Retreat / Resort

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This is second win for South Carolina wellness resort

Who says vacationing has to be unhealthy? The growing popularity of wellness retreats and resorts in the U.S. is testament to our growing interest in fitness and longevity, even while traveling. 

  • 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 program provides a holistic weight loss approach that incorporates healthy eating, fitness, mindfulness and wellness education. Guests enjoy Mediterranean inspired dining at True and unwind between activities at The Indigo Spa. H3 guests leave with the strategies and knowledge to continue their weight loss journey at home.
    Photo courtesy of Hilton Head Health

  • 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
    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

  • 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 Art of Living Retreat Center

  • 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 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

  • CIVANA Resort, Spa & Sanctuary
    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 Resort, Spa & Sanctuary

  • Ten Thousand Waves
    Santa Fe, N.M.

    Ten Thousand Waves takes inspiration from the mountain hot springs resorts of Japan. Guests here enjoy indoor and outdoor hot tubs, accommodations in a ryokan-inspired Zen room and access to an upscale Japanese izakaya-style restaurant serving shareable small plates.
    Photo courtesy of Ten Thousand Waves

  • 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

  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
    Tucson

    Oprah was the first to make most people aware of Miraval, a luxury resort that allows guests to immerse themselves in well-being, 24/7. The comprehensive wellness program incorporates exercise, healthy food, meditation and sleep. Aside from its emphasis on mind, body and spirit healing, the hotel offers a luxurious stay in a one of Tucson's most scenic open desert areas.
    Photo courtesy of Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

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 - Lake Toxaway, N.C.
  4. The Art of Living Retreat Center - Boone, N.C.
  5. New Life Hiking Spa - Killington, Vt.
  6. The Ranch Malibu - Malibu, Calif.
  7. CIVANA Resort, Spa & Sanctuary - Carefree, Ariz.
  8. Ten Thousand Waves - Santa Fe, N.M.
  9. Mii Amo - Sedona, Ariz.
  10. Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa - Tucson

 A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning resorts and retreats!

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