The Golden State, California, has since long been famous for wellness traveling. If you want to plan a trip to rejuvenate or work on your health and wellness, California is the place to go. From natural living to adventure amidst nature, you can choose your favorite method to unwind from the stress of day-to-day life. 

You’ll find numerous wellness retreats in California spread from the north to the south.

Let’s take a note of some of the worthy retreats in the region. 

Who knows which one will grab your attention? 

Horseback Riding at Ricochet Ridge Ranch, Fort Bragg 

The Ricochet Ridge Ranch offers a 6-day retreat with all modern amenities and full-day rides in the trails. You can enjoy the beauty of the coastal trails in Mendocino County. What if you only want to see the horses and not ride them? Check out the Return to Freedom sanctuary in Lompoc. 

Family Camp at Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley

If you are looking for retreat centers in Northern California that offer luxurious accommodations around the year, Caramel Valley Ranch is the place for you. You get to explore 500 acres of hiking trails and vineyards and participate in any of the several activities organized by the ranch. You can book guest suites with fireplaces and private decks to spend quality time with your loved ones.  

Meditate and Unwind at Westerbeke Ranch, Sonoma

Do yoga and meditation give you peace? Do you love food that comes straight from the farm? Do trees and greenery make you happy? The Westerbeke Ranch in Sonoma, the best meditation retreat California, is the place for you. Body Flows hosts regular retreats and offers a stay at the private and shared cabins nestled among the trees. You can go hiking, enjoy the wine from the region, and focus on your inner and outer wellbeing. 


Cruise Away in the Base Camp Channel Islands, Channel Islands

Among the countless wellness retreats in California is a 5-day cruise filled with marine creatures, guided hikes, fitness classes, photography lessons, and more. Organized by Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic, you can explore the untouched coastal shores that stretch from Venture to Santa Barbara. You’ll also get to marvel at the animals inhabiting the Channel’s Island National Park. 

Desert Time in Two Bunch Palms, Desert Hot Springs

We go straight from the coastal region to the Desert Hot Springs. Located at a half an hour drive from Palm Springs, the desert oasis menu consists of soaking in mineral water for healing and trying out a few unique healing therapies like sound vibration healing, water shiatsu, and more. The resort has been famous for decades and is preferred by celebrities as well. 


The above-mentioned retreats aren’t the only California retreat centers to explore. Check out Shasta Abbey, a Buddhist Monastery in Mount Shasta. Stay at The Ashram in Calabasas if you wish to detox like a celeb, or visit the Surf & Stay in San Diego to surf all day long and enjoy organic food.