Nestled on 450 private acres in a secluded valley in Vista, California, 40 miles north of San Diego, this exclusive retreat features 32 Mediterranean-style guest villas and suites with a 5:1 staff-to-guest ratio. With an overall focus on wellness, the resort offers three-, four- and seven-night stays to help guests rejuvenate with a selection of over 125 fitness programs, plus luxurious spa treatments and farm-to-table nutrition programs.
The French Provencal-styled retreat is embellished with historical pieces and antiques handpicked from Europe, including a 400-year old Chapel and L'Orangerie from Dijon, France - ideal for destination weddings and events. An antique store exclusively available to guests provides the opportunity to bring the Cal-a-Vie aesthetic home.
Cal-a-Vie is the brainchild of Texas residents John and Terri Havens, who developed the retreat as a SoCal haven dedicated to inspiring healthy lifestyles. The Havens fell in love with Cal-A-Vie their first visit to the area and purchased it soon after in 1998.
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