New Life Hiking Spa

10 Best Detox & Wellness Spa Retreats in America

ten best detox retreats and wellness spa retreats in america

The 10 Best Detox & Wellness Spa Retreats in America have been picked by the Zocha Group.

Find the wellness retreat that is right for your needs.

When the time comes to begin a new chapter in your personal health, booking a detox retreat or wellness spa retreat for rest and relaxation is just what the body needs.  Every year guests rejuvenate their mind, body and soul while receiving expert care at retreats across the country.

The round-up of the top ten in the U.S.A. are listed below.

  • Mii Amo Spa – Sedona, Arizona
  • We Care Spa – Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Red Mountain Resort – Ivans, Utah
  • The Ranch – Malibu, California
  • Lake Austin Spa Resort – Austin, Texas
  • Golden Door – San Marcos, California
  • Cal-a-Vie Health Spa – Vista, California
  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa – Catalina, Arizona
  • Canyon Ranch – Lenox, Massachusetts
  • New Life Hiking Spa – Killington, Vermont

About New Life Hiking Spa

Established in 1978

Founded by Jimmy LeSage, M.S. who decided to take an empty ski lodge during the summer months and turn it into a retreat with hiking, spa services and healthy food, New Life Hiking Spa has grown into one of the top wellness retreats over the past four decades.

Back to Nature

New Life Hiking Spa’s emphasis is using the mountains instead of a treadmill and getting back to nature for a path to wellness. More than 21 guided hikes are offered each week to accommodate every guests’ fitness level. From hikes along the famous Appalachian Trail and Long Trail to nature walks that wind around beautiful Vermont scenery, all guests receive a workout for their level and return to the lodge to receive a freshly prepared meals and additional wellness programming.

Affordable Packages

Over the past 41 years, New Life has stayed true to its roots and is still providing all-inclusive retreats between the months of May – September each year in Vermont. The reasonably priced, affordable destination spa, is less than $300 per night, per person and includes a room, three freshly prepared meals a day, one massage for each three night stay, fitness classes and daily guided hikes with the award-winning hiking program.


New Life Hiking Spa has earned top accolades from major publications including one of the best weight loss retreats in Health Magazine and the #1 destination spa in Travel + Leisure Magazine. Approximately 1,000 guests from around the world attend New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont each season.

New Life Hiking Spa is open for the 2019 season May 16 – September 30 when hiking is at its peak in Central Vermont.


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Costco Connection

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Self Magazine

A hiker’s paradise

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Health Magazine

One of four great weight loss spas

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Huffington Post

A totally worthwhile wellness retreat

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SpaFinder Wellness

A pioneer spa…top ten in the world for weight loss, outdoor adventure, affordability, going solo and more

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Rand McNally

One of the three best U.S. summer stays & America’s most soothing spa

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Wellness Tourism Association
USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice 2016
Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2016 Winner
Spas of America Top 100 Spas 2016
Trip Advisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence