Wellness Retreats

Living Well

Wellness Retreats Rise… & Urbanize

After years of recession-stalled stasis, look for forward thrust on the destination spa – or true “wellness retreat” front – where personalized, immersive wellness programming is the DNA, and life transformations are the goal. The International Spa Association defines a destination spa as a property “with the primary purpose of guiding individuals to develop healthy []

Travel & Play

Ready, Set, Spa in Sedona!

The Seventh Annual Sedona Marathon takes place Saturday, February 4th, 2012! Whether you’re looking to break a sweat in the marathon, take in the sites of Sedona or live in the area and just want a stay-cation with the family, check out some of our great partner spas in the Sedona area.

Photos courtesy of Miraval

Travel & Play

Oprah Final Season Giveaway: Miraval!

This just in! Audience members of The Oprah Winfrey Show enjoyed quite the surprise today, when Miraval Arizona presented everyone with a two-night, all-inclusive stay at the luxury destination retreat. The special offering was in commemoration of the show’s farewell season, as well as the “25 Years of Oprah and Gayle’s All-Time Best Adventures” episode []


Taking Flight at Miraval

Having groomed a horse in the Miraval Equine Experience, vibrated in their trademarked Sensorium mix of sound and massage, my next level was Spirit Flight, described in the spa services menu as a “transformational ceremony” with Tim Frank, NMD.


Miraval Arizona Recipe: Sweet Corn, Barley, and Bean Soup

With all this wishy-washy weather, we think a good bowl of soup is in order to get grounded and feel nourished. This low-calorie, low-fat, hearty, and wholesome soup recipe from Miraval Arizona is as easy as it is delicious. We love sneaking barley in wherever we can – nutty, chewy, and pasta-like, this cereal grain []

VH Spa at Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, AZ

Travel & Play

Getaway Spas Get Into the Spirit of Spafinder’s Deal Days

Get set to get away from the stress of everyday life and be pampered—select getaway spa resorts across the country are catering to the spa-going crowd with SpaFinder’s Deal Days promotion, March 8-14. From the Cornelia Signature Essence Facial at Eauspa by Cornelia at The Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach to the Essentials Massage at Spa Mirbeau at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, guests have a selection of 50-minute spa services—for just $50!—at these luxury properties.


Canyon Ranch Weight Loss Program

Discover weight loss that works. The Canyon Ranch Weight Loss Program at the Life Enhancement Center® at Canyon Ranch in Tucson is led by Canyon Ranch weight-loss experts who know what it takes from personal experience.