Meadowood Napa Valley
Vineyards are the unquestionable stars of Napa Valley, but a new program at Meadowood gives a way to enjoy maximum wellness along with the wine. Healthiest Year Yet, a two-night stay allowing you to train—and recover—while savoring all the area has to offer, fosters healthy habits while acknowledging the ever-growing desire for sophisticated wellness options at hotels and resorts.
“Wellness and fitness are such great complements for travelers who are trying to create a more well-balanced visit to the Napa Valley,” says Kerry Brackett, Meadowood's health spa manager. “We strive to present inspiring and energizing experiences that send our guests home with a renewed sense of vigor.”
Things start off with a 90-minute fitness assessment and personal-training options. There is unlimited access to classes (yoga, cardio, Zumba, TRX suspension training), sports (golf, swimming, tennis, croquet) and instructors. And a custom Eco-Fitness session takes full advantage of the resort’s 250 acres, guiding you through workouts that could include uphill sprints, a jog on the four and a half miles of hiking trails, push-ups and planks on the golf course and strength training by the pool.
Of course, all facets of the resort are available. The spa offers a variety of treatments that can also be done privately in-room; the dining options, including the Grill and the elegant Michelin three-star Restaurant at Meadowood, are not to be missed. The package is clearly balanced, aiming to leave you feeling strong, relaxed and satisfied.
“Our goal,” says Brackett, “is to be a place of rejuvenation for both the mind and body.” Rates start at $1,800 a couple; 900 Meadowood Ln.; 855-625-7546; meadowood.com.