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Life-Changing Experiences Await
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Find Your Blissful Escape

A European-Style Spa & Wellness Retreat

Voted one of the "Top 10 Best Spas in the World" by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa offers an intimate and gorgeous self-care hideaway designed for the mind, body, and spirit. Nestled between vast fields of grapevines and lavender, discover an elegantly life-changing wellness retreat. This is Cal-a-Vie Health Spa.

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Tailor-Made for Every Guest

From pickleball games and nutritious cooking classes to candlelit yoga and hikes through nature, our team creates customized schedules for each guest to experience.

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Endless Amenities & Activities

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is a destination like none other. Explore meditation techniques, culinary demonstrations, spa treatments, fitness classes, beauty services, and much more.

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Refined French Elegance in California

Combining European spa philosophies with the Californian concepts of fitness, health, and nutrition, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa creates a new standard of beauty and elegance.

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Morning Hike or Walk | Pavilion Lobby

Get an early start and set the tone of mindful exercise with a gorgeous morning hike. Clear your mind and set your intentions for the day ahead while taking in nature under the rising sun.

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Breakfast | Dining Room

Gather in the dining room to begin your day with a bright and beautiful breakfast. Healthy options - both sweet and savory - await your plate, including steel-cut maple oatmeal with seasonal fruit and poached egg with spinach and tomato jam.

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TRX Class | Pavilion Fitness Studio

Awaken your body with invigorating exercise using the TRX straps. A great aid in improving core strength, balance, and flexibility, TRX Suspension Training targets muscles effectively using leveraged body weight and stability.

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Boxing Class | Pavilion Fitness Studio

Jump into a high-intensity workout incorporating technique, power, endurance, and agility. Led by a personal instructor, this Tabata-style boxing class utilizes expert drills and exercises to get your blood flowing.

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Aquatics Class | Upper Pool

Our aquatics classes are a refreshing and invigorating way to get exercise. They are easy on the joints, and we offer cardio and strength options. Get your blood flowing with one of our fun aquatics classes!

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Lunch | Dining Room Patio

Take in the stunning scenery from the outdoor dining room patio while enjoying delectable, light lunch fare. Try the kabobs with sweet potato puree or the honey-sesame salmon, and finish with the green tea ice cream. The chef creates a delightful menu every day.

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Facial Treatment | Bathhouse

Take a deep breath and rejuvenate your senses with a specialized facial treatment. With exfoliating enzymes and rich antioxidants, the specialists at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa leave your skin radiant and restored.

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Private Yoga Class | The Chapel

Channel your body’s energy and flow through a series of restorative poses with a spellbinding afternoon yoga session. Request a private yoga session for yourself or your group in the Chapel, or join a scheduled class in one of our beautiful studios to experience total mind and body bliss.

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Hot Stone Massage | The Spa

As afternoon falls, let your worries drift away with a spellbinding hot stone massage. Relax as heated river stones send heavenly warmth to the deep layers of your muscles.

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Hors d'oeuvres | L’Orangerie

Join us for our special cooking demos, formulated with a focus on the resort’s healthy living recommendations. Experience ways to incorporate healthy meals such as soups, salads and smoothies to help you enjoy a balanced lifestyle. The daily schedule will indicate the focus of the week.

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Dinner | Dining Room

A beautiful space with antique charm, our Dining Room is the perfect place to enjoy your evening meal. You’ll find a variety of dishes throughout your stay, such as pear salad with goat cheese, beef tenderloin with a red wine demi-glace, mashed sweet potatoes and green beans, and - for dessert - chocolate mousse with raspberries and mint. Regardless of your food restrictions, we are prepared to accommodate you.

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Evening Programming | The Observatory

Enjoy a dazzling night spent stargazing at the Observatory on Tuesday evening with our astronomy expert, Tim Lewis. We also have insightful nutritional lectures with an in-house dietitian providing valuable tips for healthy living. Cal-a-Vie Health Spa offers a brilliant schedule of evening programming for every guest.

6:30 AM

Morning Hike or Walk | Pavilion Lobby

7:30 AM

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Breakfast | Dining Room

9:00 AM

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TRX Class | Pavilion Fitness Studio

10:00 AM

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Boxing Class | Pavilion Fitness Studio

11:00 AM

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Aquatics Class | Upper Pool

1:00 PM

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Lunch | Dining Room Patio

2:00 PM

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Facial Treatment | Bathhouse

3:00 PM

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Private Yoga Class | The Chapel

4:00 PM

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Hot Stone Massage | The Spa

6:30 PM

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Hors d'oeuvres | L’Orangerie

7:00 PM

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Dinner | Dining Room

8:00 PM

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Evening Programming | The Observatory
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Curated Packages

At Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, our award-winning wellness programs are offered as three, four, or seven-night stays. Choose from one of 32 rooms - 25 spa villas and seven suites - and immerse yourself in the perfect holistic retreat.

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Unique Experiences

Discover luxurious spa treatment schedules, specialized workouts that cater to your needs, memorable meals made with ingredients grown on-site, and unforgettable activities, like stargazing and meditation in the Labyrinth.

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Guests Say It Best

“My Cal-a-Vie”

“I had high expectations for this place, and they exceeded them in every way. Every detail is looked after with care. There are a variety of workouts, luxurious spa treatments, delicious, nourishing food, meticulous grounds. I loved it all. I can’t wait to return.”

sue0brien, TripAdvisor

“Outstanding in every way!”

“This was a perfect way to “push the reset button” to focus on whole-health… mind-body-and-soul. I am so grateful for the experience and so appreciative of the quality staff, exceptional environment, and beautiful surroundings. Thank you!”

Burkel1234, TripAdvisor

“Perfection”

“Phenomenal health spa tucked away in the hills. A huge variety of workout classes are offered all day long. The instructors were the best I have seen around - very knowledgeable, encouraging, helpful, and supportive. The food is my favorite part.”

Traveler4492, TripAdvisor
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Upcoming Events

From renowned guest speakers and presentations on the cosmos to community gatherings, not a month goes by at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa without an exciting and varied lineup of events.

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A Coastal Valley du Vin

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is hidden in the dreamlike hills of northern San Diego County, California. Roughly seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, the land surrounding this spa resort is known for its sun-kissed fields and sycamore woodlands.