Top 10 Wellness Vacation Destinations
Satisfy your wellness wanderlust at these self-care Meccas in the West
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This red-rock wonderland has it all. Vortex seekers can soak in the sacred energy (and crystal stores), fitness buffs can hike and bike world-class trails (Devil’s Bridge Trail
is a must) and vegetarians can indulge in the organic, plant-based menu at ChocolaTree
. Stay at Mii Amo
, the ultimate spa retreat.
3 / 10
Tofino, B.C., Canada
5 / 10
Whether you’re strolling Abbot Kinney Boulevard or rollerblading the boardwalk, you can’t go two feet without hitting a healthy hotspot. Grab a smoothie at Moon Juice
, shop for organic beauty potions at Living Libations
, downward dog at Love Yoga
, pick up a vegan treat at Café Gratitude
(pictured), and people-watch at Muscle Beach
6 / 10
A true all-seasons wellness escape, come in summer for the Telluride Yoga Festival
, fall for mountain biking, winter for epic powder skiing
, and spring to whitewater-raft the mighty San Miguel. And with three waterfall hikes within walking distance of downtown, you don’t have far to go to burn calories.
9 / 10
Banff, AB, Canada
Whether you strap on skis, trail runners, hiking shoes, ice skates, or snow shoes, this Canadian Rocky Mountain destination is a paradise for any outdoor adventurer. Canoe Lake Louise, bike Banff National Park
, ski Sunshine Village
, and soak in the waters of Banff Upper Hot Springs
, all while surrounded by pinch-me panoramas.
10 / 10
Linked by the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu’s sun-soaked beaches and Topanga’s hillside hikes make for a dynamic duo. Between the healthy eateries (SunLife Organics
and Topanga Living Cafe
), and bootcamp-like retreats (notably The Ranch Malibu
, pictured, and The Ashram
), you’ll eat, sleep, and breathe wellness.