Cal-a-Vie Living


Summer Spa Recipes from Cal-a-Vie

Hot summer days and nights are the perfect time to try new salads with cool lettuce and fresh fruit with light, crisp flavors. Cal-a-Vie’s Chef Steve Pernetti brings us the perfect vegetarian rice and seitan salad with bursts of juicy grapes that will be sure to refresh guests at summer picnics and barbeques! Enjoy Pina Colada Sorbet as a post-summer meal treat!

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa


If Your Passion is Pilates…

Readers’ Choice winner in the “best for weight loss, fitness program, and cuisine” categories are just some of the accolades garnered by Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, and it’s easy to see why. Located 40 miles north of San Diego, this destination spa backs up its awards with personalized service and customized, all-inclusive programs of fitness, nutrition, and spa treatments.

Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa


Top Spa Getaways for Mom & Me this Mother’s Day

Celebrate this Mother’s Day with a bit of spa-ing, re-connecting, and treatments à deux with your best friend—mom, of course! Spas catering to a mother-daughter clientele, from adults to teens alike, are increasingly becoming more common (find an extensive list here), and promote the importance of overall wellness at an early age. Whether you’re a mom, daughter, grandmother, niece, or confidant, these destination spots offer getaway packages or amenities (and a non-stressful atmosphere!) that honor mom this Mother’s Day weekend—and throughout the year. Here’s a sample of just some of SpaFinder’s top picks we’d like to share.

Travel & Play

SpaFinder’s Top 10 Spa Deals for April

Spring into the season by searching SpaFinder’s Top 10 Spa Deals for April. Save on accommodations, spa services, and more at getaway resorts across the globe – these discounts will leave you feeling as relaxed as if you’d already been on your vacation retreat! Cal-a-Vie Health Spa Save up to US$400 – Fitness Week Special! []

Living Well

The Famous Clinique La Prairie Medical Spa – Memory Lane

The Famous Clinique La Prairie Medical Spa – Memory Laneby Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider It was 1974 when I first heard about Clinique la Prairie. I had just begun working at the famous Golden Door spa in southern California and would occasionally hear guests whisper about the sheep cell injection therapy at this expensive place []

Living Well

At Home at Brenner’s Park Hotel and Spa

There are some places where I just feel like saying, “I’m home.” Brenner’s Park Hotel and Spa in Baden-Baden, Germany is one of those places for me. Living here would probably be the ultimate fantasy. I have fond memories of past visits: When ISPA held their first European Spa Conference in Baden-Baden, when I visited []

Living Well

Moroccan Spa in Dubai

The next stop was back in Dubai: Park Hyatt, Amara Spa. Loved it! The entire property was impressive with a beautifully done Moroccan theme, while avoiding being “over-themed”. I understand why people quite often describe Dubai as something between Las Vegas (without gambling) and Disneyland. We arrived at the Park Hyatt just as the sun []