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Luxury Wellness
Destination Spa

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A European-Style Spa & Retreat In Scenic Southern California

"Top 10 Best Spas in the World" by Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice

Nestled between vast fields of grapevines and lavender, discover a life-changing wellness retreat combining luxurious European spa philosophies with the California concept of fitness, health and nutrition. At Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, packages are custom-made for the guest experience, offering a self-care hideaway that is both intimate and astonishingly gorgeous.

About Us

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Our Philosophy

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Refined French Elegance

The character of a French Provencal village comes alive at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Authentic antiques and imported pieces of French architecture - including a 400-year-old chapel used for yoga and wedding ceremonies - create a remarkably graceful European atmosphere.

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Nestled in the Hills of North San Diego

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is tucked away on over 400 acres in the magnificent hills of Vista, California. 40 miles north of San Diego International Airport, this stunningly secluded region boasts a mild Mediterranean climate, allowing the abundant growth of grapes and lavender against a natural backdrop of beauty.

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A Specially Tailored Experience

From pampered spa escapes and team-building trips to nutritious culinary courses, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa creates programs perfectly oriented for each group’s and individual guest’s objectives. Delve into an itinerary full of experiences made just for you.

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Activities of Every Kind

Discover a wide range of revitalizing amenities at this countryside Eden. Situated along 400 rolling acres you’ll find a lap pool, bathhouse, observatory, two clay tennis courts, hiking trails, sprawling vineyards, organic gardens, apiary, and so much more.

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Devoted to Your Wellbeing

At Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, stress drifts away as sure as the setting sun. Balance out your mind with Yoga, Qi Gong, and Tai Chi classes. From the crafting of lavender wreaths and chakra energy bracelets to the closing meditation ceremony by candlelight, quiet your mind and achieve inner peace.

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A Typical Spa Day

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6:30 AM

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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7:30 AM

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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9:00 AM

TRX ClassPavilion 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 bodyweight and stability.

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10:00 AM

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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11:00 AM

Open Swim Workout Upper Pool

Swimming laps is a refreshing and invigorating way to get exercise; plus, it channels both your muscles and cardiovascular system at once. Get your blood flowing with the swim workout of the day, designed by the property’s fitness department.

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12:00 PM

Cooking Class with Chef L’Orangerie

Join Executive Chef Curtis Cooke for a special cooking class, formulated with a focus on the resort’s healthy culinary techniques. Experience the true meaning of farm-to-table by creating dishes with seasonal produce and herbs harvested on-site.

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1:00 PM

Lunch Dining Room Patio

Take in the stunning scenery from the outdoor dining room patio while enjoying delectable, light lunch fare. Try the likes of honey-sesame salmon with soba noodles and green tea ice cream with sesame seeds.

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2:00 PM

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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3:00 PM

Yoga Class The Chapel

Channel your body’s energy and flow through a series of restorative poses with a spellbinding afternoon yoga session by candlelight. Led by an on-property instructor, yoga classes in the antique chapel offer a uniquely blissful experience.

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4:00 PM

Hot Stone Massage Bathhouse

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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7:00 PM

Dinner L’Orangerie

A beautiful space with antique charm, the L’Orangerie is the perfect place to enjoy your evening meal. You’ll find a refined selection of dishes each night, 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.

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8:00 PM

Evening ProgrammingThe Pavilion

From an insightful nutritional lecture with an in-house dietician to a dazzling night spent stargazing at the Observatory, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa offers a brilliant schedule of evening programming for every guest.

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  • Successful Retreat

    A HUGE thank you to you and the staff for making our retreat a success! The group truly enjoyed the weekend and I received numerous compliments on the staff and the impeccable service!

    Lisa B., Edwards Lifesciences

  • Delightful 4-Night Stay

    Cal-a-Vie is first-class all around… the staff is so pleasant and accommodating!

    Leslye W, TripAdvisor

  • My go-to place to Decompress

    Fitness, food, and fun—all wrapped up into one stay. My go-to place to decompress and recharge in the clear air of the hills outside San Diego.

    Jean S., YPO Intercontinental

  • a place to get away from it all

    What a wonderful experience. It was my first trip but I know it won't be my last. The food was incredible. Everyone was so nice and incredibly helpful!

    Sabrina S.E., Facebook

  • This might be what heaven is like…

    You will leave this elegant spa trying to organize when you can return.

    hali1550, TripAdvisor

  • First-class in every way

    Beautiful experience from start to finish. The best of everything: treatments, workout facilities, food, staff, and the serenity and beauty of the surrounding countryside.

    Anne P.M., Facebook

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Packages Specials

Women’s Special for Two


Valid:
Jul 19 – 26 | Sept 27 – Oct 4, 2020

With our Women’s Special Stay for Two packages, create lasting memories with fitness, spa pampering, delicious cuisine and plenty of quality time. An experience you’ll never forget!

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Valid: July 19 – 26 | September 27 – October 4, 2020

7-Night Special Stay for Two Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart the following Sunday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, fitness evaluation with wellness profile, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 12 Spa Services.

One guest pays full price -$9,950 | Second guest pays half price – $4,975 (plus tax per person)

4-Night Special Stay for Two Package

Arrive on Wednesday, depart on Sunday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 7 Spa Services.

One guest pays full price -$6,600 | Second guest pays half price – $3,300 (plus tax per person)

3-Night Special Stay for Two Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart on Wednesday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with one king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 4 Spa Services.

One guest pays full price -$4,950 | Second guest pays half price – $2,475 (plus tax per person)

Coed Special for Two


Valid:
Aug 23 – 30 | Oct 25 – Nov 1, 2020

Indulge in spa treatments, savor nutritious meals, and sit in on captivating lectures and cooking classes as part of the coed special for two. The best part? The second guest pays the half price!

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7-Night Special Stay for Two Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart the following Sunday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, a nutritional lecture, cooking demonstration, fitness evaluation with wellness profile, and round-trip transportation between San Diego Airport and Cal-a-Vie. Each guest receives 12 Spa Services.

One guest pays full price -$9,950 | Second guest pays half price – $4,975 (plus tax per person)

4-Night Special Stay for Two Package

Arrive on Wednesday, depart on Sunday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lecture, cooking demonstration, round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie. Each guest receives 7 Spa Services.

One guest pays full price -$6,600 | Second guest pays half price – $3,300 (plus tax per person)

3-Night Special Stay for Two Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart on Wednesday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lecture, cooking demonstration, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie. Each guest receives 4 Spa Services.

One guest pays full price -$4,950 | Second guest pays half price – $2,475 (plus tax per person)

Red, White, Blue and You


Valid:
Sept 6 – 13, 2020

Celebrate Memorial Day or Labor Day with savings on a fabulous getaway to Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Receive up to $900 off regular priced rates and enjoy our award-winning program of fitness, pampering, and scrumptious cuisine.

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7-Night Red, White, Blue & You Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart the following Sunday. Includes single accommodations with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, fitness evaluation with wellness profile, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 16 Spa Services.

$9,050 plus tax per person ($900 savings)

4-Night Red, White, Blue & You Package

Arrive on Wednesday, depart on Sunday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 9 Spa Services.

$6,000 plus tax per person ($600 savings)

3-Night Red, White, Blue & You Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart on Wednesday. Includes accommodations based on shared occupancy with one king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 6 Spa Services.

$4,450 plus tax per person ($500 savings)

Celebration Package


Valid:
Nov 22 – Dec 20, 2020

Spa savings you can celebrate! Book with this holiday season special and save up to $1,000 on a luxurious stay featuring delicious food, unlimited fitness, spa treatments, round-trip transportation, and more.

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7-Night Celebration Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart the following Sunday. Includes single accommodations with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, fitness evaluation with wellness profile, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 16 Spa Services

$8,950 plus tax per person (Savings of $1,000)

4-Night Celebration Package

Arrive on Wednesday, depart on Sunday. Includes single accommodations with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 9 Spa Services.

$5,850 plus tax per person (Savings of $750)

3-Night Celebration Package

Arrive on Sunday, depart on Wednesday. Includes single accommodations with 1 king bed, three meals per day, unlimited fitness classes, nutritional lectures, cooking demonstrations, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 6 Spa Services.

$4,450 plus tax per person (Savings of $500)

7-Night Packages

With one of our sublimely rejuvenating week-long packages, stay from Sunday to Sunday and spend a full week nurturing your body and spirit however you prefer. Bon voyage!

4-Night Packages

Arrive on Wednesday and depart on Sunday with an extended four-night stay. From healthy cooking classes to rounds of golf at Vista Valley, find the perfect package for you.

Introductory Package

This short and supremely sweet escape gives first-time guests a taste of the good life at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. There’s no better way to first experience the award-winning standout in health spa resorts than with this three-night getaway. Enjoy energizing fitness activities, delicious gourmet cuisine and luxurious spa treatments designed to promote positive lifestyle change.

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3-Night Package*

This special offer includes three meals per day, single accommodations with 1 king bed, unlimited fitness classes, a nutritional lecture, a cooking demonstration, and round-trip transportation between San Diego International Airport and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. Each guest receives 2 Spa Services.

  • *$3,595 (plus tax per person
  • *For First Time Guests Only

4-Night Package

Not available for a 4-night package.

7-Night Package

Not available for a 7-night package.

3-Night Packages

For the perfectly petite getaway and introduction to greater health and wellness, choose from our selection of three-night packages. Arrive on Sunday and depart on Wednesday.

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Our Recipes

With nutritional breakdowns, dazzling food photography, and effective culinary tips, the Cal-a-Vie Health Spa Beautiful Living Cookbook features over one hundred of Executive Chef Curtis Cooke’s most delicious dishes. From caviar salmon cucumber crudité to seared bronzini with chanterelle puree, bring the resort’s delightful host of healthy plates home with you.

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Location

Hidden in the dreamy hills of northern San Diego County, California, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is located in the northern San Diego County. Roughly seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, the land surrounding this Southern California spa resort is notable for its sun-kissed fields, hilly terrain, and sycamore woodlands.

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Upcoming themed weeks

Marie Ferro - Beauty Week

Marie Ferro - Beauty Week Jul 19 - 24, 2020

Celebrity hair designer and make-over artist, Marie Ferro joins us for Beauty Week from her Malibu Salon.

Women's Week

Women's Week Jul 19 - 25, 2020

Join in the company of like-minded women and experience uplifting fitness, healthy eating strategies, and relaxing spa services, all designed to empower your body, inspire your mind, and nurture your soul.
Women's Special Stay for Two Packages

Women's Special Stay for Two Packages Sep 27 - Oct 2, 2020

Enjoy fitness classes, delicious food, blissful spa treatments, and more. Beginning in March, this offer also includes half price for the second guest.
Molly Maloof - M.D. - Healthspan and Longevity

Molly Maloof - M.D. - Healthspan and Longevity Oct 12 - 16, 2020

Dr. Molly has worked as an independent advisor & strategy consultant to over 20 technology companies needing help with clinical strategy, scientific marketing, medical research & product development.
Beauty Week

Beauty Week Nov 1 - 7, 2020

As mothers, daughters, friends, wives, and business leaders, women spend most of their lives putting others first. At Cal-a-Vie – it’s all about you.

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The Gift of Wellness

If there’s someone in your life who could use a little time to unwind, or if you just want to share the magic of this one-of-a-kind destination, look into purchasing one of our resort’s very own gift certificates!

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Meditation

A mindful and relaxing meditation to start or end your day!

CORE Workout

Tone your core! Bring the Cal-a-Vie fitness experience into your home with a fitness session led by Kyra Oliver, Assistant Fitness Director at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa.

Strawberry Arugula Salad

Executive Chef Curtis Cooke shows us how to make this healthy and delcious Arugula and Strawberry Salad with a Champagne Vinaigrette.

Herb Chicken with Zoodles and Heirloom Tomaton Provencal Sauce

Learn from Executive Chef Curtis Cooke as he prepares a Cal-a-Vie Health Spa favorite dish: Herb Chicken with Zoodles and Heirloom Tomaton Provencal Sauce.