Spas & Wellness Retreats in California

Insider's guide to SoCal's best health and wellness retreats.

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Omni La Costa Resort and Spa

2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad (760) 438-9111

Spas-Wellness-Retreats-CaliforniaLa Costa Resort and Spa has been significant and relied upon oasis for locals from San Diego for many years. Tucked away in the beautiful seaside city of Carlsbad, this resort is an excellent escape from the bustle of the city. A myriad of activities will keep guests entertained, and the award-winning spa is sure to revitalize the body and soul. 

Dating back to the early 1960s, Hollywood's elite have been coming to Carlsbad as a summer getaway. The spa and wellness center is famous for its cutting-edge ideas about healing and pampering. Take a leisurely stroll along the unique reflexology pathway, designed to massage and stimulate the feet. Enjoy the beautiful gardens, and explore the numerous bathing options. There is an adults only pool, as well as two pools designed with children in mind. The steaming waters of the hot tubs are sure to help relieve any muscular tension, with further relief at the massage tables. For those looking to heighten their spiritual experience, the Chopra Centre is an ideal sanctuary. World famous holistic physicians Deepak Chopra and David Simon combined methodologies to form a special place where guest can strengthen their mind and spirit. The lushes gardens and serene environment are a perfect place for meditation and yoga. The center offers yoga and fitness classes, as well as guided meditations, and guest speakers. Those looking to solve a specific issue can seek a consultation with one of the wellness professionals. 

La Costa stands out because of it's new and innovative healing methods, which have been derived from ancient practices. Aromatherapy, for example, is healing and calming the mind through certain aromas, such as lavender or pine. Guests continue to vouch for the methods at the Chopra Centre, which has helped people free their minds from stress, doubt and fear. If holistic medicine is not your cup of tea, the two 18-hole golf courses, or the sprawling tennis courts are another great way to unwind and have some fun.