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Get the blissed-out experience of a destination retreat--on a family-friendly vacation--onboard a Celebrity Cruise. This month the Line is introducing Canyon Ranch SpaClub on all 10 of its ships. The club's menu will feature facials and massages, as well as alternative treatments like Reiki therapy; in the fitness center, guests can work up a sweat solo or with a trainer, and choose from daily classes (including yoga, Pilates, relaxation, and group cycling). What's more, Canyon Ranch health experts will provide lectures, workshops, private nutritional consultations, and cooking demonstrations. (Seven-day cruises from S599 per person; celebritycruises.com)
REVAMP YOUR RECIPES AT...
LAKE AUSTIN SPA RESORT/Austin, TX
Want to eat better without giving up your favorite dishes? Book a private or group lesson with one of this resort's chefs. You'll learn tricks to transform ingredients into a healthy meal, improve your kitchen skills, and take home delicious recipes. But don't worry, there are plenty of activities outside the kitchen too: choose from more than 100 different services at the LakeHouse spa; hit the fitness center for a class or cardio session; hydrobike, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard on the lake; run or walk on the waterside path; or just lounge by one of the three pools. (Rooms from S1,720, including meals; lakeaustin.com)
BUST A WORKOUT RUTAT...
RED MOUNTAIN RESORT/St. George, UT
Leave your inhibitions and boredom at home: You can try anything from Nordic walking and paddleboard yoga to Tabata boot camp and Aqua Zumba at this spa
Try out one of the resort's packages for your stay--like the new four-day Giddy Up Yoga Retreat (from S1,550 per person), which includes daily horseback rides and yoga sessions--or customize your escape based on a goal (relaxation counts) and time frame. And don't worry about your fat blasting being undone at mealtime--the onsite Canyon Breeze restaurant serves delicious, healthy fare that includes low-cal and gluten-free options. (Rooms from S200: redmountainresort.com)
LOSE BIG AT...
PRITIKIN LONGEVITY CENTER & SPA/Miami
Jump-start your weight loss--and take home a plan to reach your ultimate goal--at this spa. which is staffed by nutritionists, doctors, trainers, and award-winning chefs. Most guests stay for one to two weeks, but if you're short on time or funds, check out the Taste of Pritikin weekend (from $1,590). The three-day health retreat gets you access to the center's seminars and classes, a body composition scan. and a nutrition consultation. Pritikin also offers specialized plans throughout the year, like a smoking cessation program, a family camp, and a cooking week. Whatever you opt for, you'll indulge in three meals and two snacks daily; rest your head in a resort-style room or suite; and have plenty of free time to enjoy the center's pool, golf course, and spa. (One-week stays from 54,125; pritikin.com)
CURE WHAT AILS YOU AT...
FOUR SEASONS RESORT MAUI AT WA/LEA/Maui, HI
When we think luxury resort, "awesome acupuncturist" doesn't usually come to mind ... until now. This Hawaiian destination's spa offers several wellness services, including chiropractic adjustment, nutrition counseling, guided meditation, tapping, biofeedback, and acupuncture; plus I-Lipo, anon-surgical treatment that promises to reduce cellulite. But the more traditional health buff will find much to love too: like a 5,721-square-foot fitness center with an outdoor cardio area (so you can run with a view) and three pools. The hotel concierge can also arrange hiking, sailing, and stand-up paddle-boarding. (Rooms from S529; fourseasons.com)
GET IN THE SWING AT...
ST REGIS MONARCH BEACH/Dana Point, CA
Want to hit the links or rule the court? This five-star ctiffside resort has you covered. Play a round on the18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr.--designed golf course: it borders the Pacific Ocean, and features rolling greens and challenging fairways. Or improve your backhand by taking a lesson on one of the tennis club's eight hard courts. When you're ready to unwind, try one of the Spa Gaucin's signature options, like the 60 -minute Pedikarma reflexology treatment ($195). Insider tip: Splurge on one of the resort's suites and you'll get access to a butler who will draw your post-workout bath, steam your LBD for dinner, and even bring you coffee in the morning. (Rooms from $425; stregismb.com)
MAKE A SPLASH AT...
RANCHO PESCADERO/Todos Santos, MX
This boutique hotel is just an hour from Cabo. yet its Zen vibe is the total opposite of a tourist-packed city. Set on 15 oceanfront acres, it features 26 stylish suites and access to a quiet 2-mile stretch of beach. You could just decompress by the pool--getting up only for the daily yoga classes offered in an ocean-view pavilion--but the free surfboards beckon. Rancho Pescadero partners with nearby Mario's Surf School to provide packages for beginners to advanced wave riders alike. The expert instructors will have you riding your first wave and loving the sport in no time. (Rooms from S200; ranchopescadero.com)
ROOM WITH A VIEW
Take a break from the action in the spa's ocean - view chaises
Change your running mindset by trading in the treadmill for a trail
TAKE IT OUTSIDE
You can also hike, bike, or horse-back ride on the nearby red mountains
A HEALTHY LEGACY
The Pritikin Longevity Center has a 35-year history of helping people change their lifestyles.
Get away: It can be easier to adopt new habits when you're in a different environment.
CATCH A BREEZE
Lounge away the afternoon at the family-friendly or adults-only pool. Both have views of the ocean.
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