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From GQ to Gwenyth Paltrow’s Goop, we’ve made quite an impression on publications covering wellness, travel, and more. Cal-a-Vie was voted the “#1 Destination Health Spa in North America” by Travel + Leisure. Explore the press highlights, and see what makes us the ultimate haven of health.


Cal-a-Vie Health Spa & Resort Vista, California -   Jan 1, 2018

Visiting this Southern California health retreat, just outside San Diego, is like attending an adult summer camp in an idyllic French village.

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Business Spotlight

California dreaming: wellness retreat at Cal-a-Vie resort in Vista, California -   Feb 1, 2018

Wellness retreats are often seen as something for women only. But in the US, more and more hotels and resorts are offering spa treatments designed with men in mind. One of these is Cala-Vie in Vista, California, which advertises boxing classes in addition to golfing and hydrotherapy using grapes from the hotel’s own vineyard.

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Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, Vista, CA -   Feb 1, 2018

Wake up at the all-inclusive Cal-a-Vie Health Spa with a hike along one of 11 trails in Vista, California, before cooling off with a stand-up paddleboard class in the hotel pool. After dinner, stargaze at the new observatory via panoramic big screens or the high-powered telescope.

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Luxe Life

California's Cal-a-Vie Health Spa -   Mar 1, 2018

A common area at Cal-a-Vie.

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Modern Luxury San Diego

Press Reset -   Mar 1, 2018

If you have never been to Cal-a-Vie, you might wonder upon your arrival whether you have found a utopian community or a 19th century luxury sanitarium, where people wander around taking prescribed regimens of fresh air and sunlight as they convalesce from the consumptive effects of the Industrial Revolution.

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Consumer Reports on Health

The Best Pool Workouts -   Jul 1, 2018

“Aquatic sessions can safely challenge people with physical limitations,” says Austin Way, a certified personal trainer and the fitness director at the Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in Vista, Calif., which offers more than a dozen pool-based classes.

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San Diego Metro Magazine

Cal-a-Vie (Vista, CA) -   Jul 1, 2018

A pampering Provencal village with classic French style, Cal-a-Vie is tucked away in the lavender hillsides of Vista, California. The ultimate secrecy allows celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Julia Roberts to stay there without getting noticed.

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American Spa

Calming Cosmos -   Aug 1, 2018

Taking advantage of the night sky and its many wonders, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa (Vista, CA) recently launched the Celestial Experience as part of its ongoing lecture series. 

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