“Continue living your healthy lifestyle even on vacation.” By Amber Nolan

We are excited to be listed on the “10 Best Wellness Resorts of 2020”!  We were selected best for hiking, but we have to mention we are great for weight loss, solo travel, you can bring your furry friend, and we are the best budget wellness retreat when travelling in America.

The Rundown

Best Hiking Spa: New Life Hiking Spa (Vermont) — “The hiking program is ideal for weight loss and combines yoga, fitness classes and healthy meals.”

Best on the Beach: Sansara Surf and Yoga Retreat (Panama) — “The nine, Zen-like cabanas grant tranquil views of the ocean and have tropical hardwood furniture and private patios.”

Best Spa Resort: Canyon Ranch (Arizona) — “Guests of the resort can enjoy hiking, biking and outdoor dining with locally sourced, Mediterranean-style fare.”

Best for Solo Travelers: Sedona Mago Retreat (Arizona) — “Each of the 120 rooms or ‘casitas’ have no Internet or televisions and guests can choose between private or shared options.”

Best for Weight Loss: Pritikin Longevity Center (Florida) — “The resort has plenty of ways to unwind, including swimming pools, spa and massage treatments and golf courses.”

Best for Views and Meditation: Art of Living Retreat (N.C.) — “Guided meditation classes, Hatha yoga, healthy dining and an Ayurveda spa provide a well-rounded healing program.”

Best Budget: Pura Vida Retreat and Spa (Costa Rica) — “An on-site spa has Reiki, hot stone massages and bio-energetic healing, as well as a relaxing pool with tropical gardens.”

Best for Romance: Little Palm Island (Florida Keys) — “There are no televisions or cell phones allowed and the island is accessible by a short ferry boat ride.”

Best Splurge: Amangiri (Utah) — “The resort is set on 600 acres…and has an expansive 25,000-foot spa with massages, scrubs, wraps and flotation therapy.”

Best Pet-Friendly: Red Mountain Resort (Utah) — “The resort is an ideal base camp for exploring Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks, as well as Snow Canyon State Park.”


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.