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Cal-a-Vie Health Spa

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A massage table awaits at the Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in Vista, California


Cal-a-Vie Health Spa

Spend a week at this French Provencal-inspired Southern California retreat, and you'll never want to leave. Nestled on 200 private acres near San Diego, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is an exclusive oasis with only 32 guest villas. Its programs are designed to provide the perfect balance between fitness, health and the mind-body-spirit connection. Enjoy the balmy SoCal weather while hiking on the hillside trails. Focus on fitness with courses in core and aqua workouts, weight training, Pilates and Zumba Latin Dance, or quiet your mind with a meditation class in a 400-year-old chapel. A week at Cal-a-Vie would be incomplete without pampering yourself at the spa. Restore your body with a variety of therapies, including a hot stone foot treatment and oxygen facial. Once your week is over, you'll want to keep coming back for more.

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