New Life Hiking Spa, an award-winning destination spa and wellness retreat, earns a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.  New Life Hiking Spa has been based in the Green Mountains of Vermont since 1978.


New Life Hiking Spa, an award-winning destination spa and wellness retreat, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for 2017. This is the 2nd year in a row New Life Hiking Spa has received this award.

The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity of recent reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

About New Life Hiking Spa 
Known for its exhilarating hiking program, a world renowned weight loss retreat, delicious healthy meals and a comfortable atmosphere, New Life Hiking Spa offers the chance to experience the peace of the outdoors in a down-to-earth, country inn environment. It is ideally suited for small groups, couples or individuals trying to improve their wellness level and healthy habits. New Life is open each year seasonally in the Mendon/Killington area and offers a variety of vacation options including a 2-4 day mini-getaway, a 5-10 day Jump Start Program, an 11-day or longer Weight Loss Retreat and a 21-night Extended Wellness Retreat.  All-inclusive prices range from $199 – $269 based on length of stay and include room, three meals a day, hiking program, fitness classes and one massage for each three night stay.

Celebrating the 40th summer in Vermont this year, New Life is the current #1 destination spa in America voted on by Travel + Leisure Magazine Awards and won a record six awards in the 2016 SpaFinder Wellness Readers Choice Awards in November of 2016.

Health Magazine named New Life Hiking Spa as one of America’s Four Great Weight Loss Spas and the Huffington Post, SELF Magazine, AARP, SHAPE Magazine and Rand McNally have all listed New Life as one of the top health and wellness vacations. New Life was the winner has been the #1 ranked spa on the annual Top 100 Spas listing by Spas of America for 2014, 2015 & 2016.

More information can be found and reservations can be made on the website or by calling 802-353-2954.

About TripAdvisor 
TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors, and 350 million reviews and opinions covering 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide.

New Life Hiking Spa & Wellness Retreat is suspending the 2020 season.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.  Please read the full statement on our blog.