The Best Wellness Retreats in Sedona, Arizona
The accommodation, spa and activities are as stunning as the location at Enchantment Resort, Sedona | Courtesy of Enchantment Resort / Booking.com
This desert town in the American southwest has deep roots in spirituality so wellness, healing, and self-improvement are at the heart of what you will find here. Deep within the red rock canyons and pine forests of Arizona, Sedona boasts plenty of top wellness hotels offering with yoga classes, infinity pools and exclusive spas. Discover our pick of the best – bookable with Culture Trip.
Amara Resort and Spa
4.3/5 (966 Reviews)
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Situated along the banks of Oak Creek Canyon, just steps from buzzing Uptown Sedona, Amara Resort and Spa is the one if you’re looking for rugged nature with a social vibe. The high-end accommodation takes inspiration from the landscape and native American history – think local artwork and an infinity pool looking out towards the red rock mountainside. Jeep tours, private yoga and meditation classes and golf are offered as optional extras, plus there is an onsite fitness centre and spa.
Sedona Rouge Resort & Spa
4.2/5 (951 Reviews)
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Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa claims luxe comforts from a fresh perspective and it certainly delivers on both. Inside the resort, you’ll find a swimming pool with a sundeck, set amongst the dramatic red rock mountainside, wellness sessions and a daily wine tour. This is all before you even get to the views of Thunder Mountain, minutes from the trailhead, and a wealth of activities.
L'Auberge de Sedona
4.6/5 (989 Reviews)
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On the banks of Oak Creek, this luxurious health and mindfulness-focused resort offers accommodation sprawling across the grounds. It includes four types of cottage with a choice of view – spa, vista, creekside or garden. Your stay includes yoga classes and evening stargazing (there are amazing clear skies in this part of Arizona). There’s a pool, a beautiful French restaurant and an extensive wine cellar. Spa treatments and valet parking are available for a fee.
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This beautiful resort – set over a whopping 70 acres (28ha) – boasts a spa, fitness centre, two restaurants, an outdoor and an indoor pool, five tennis courts and hiking trails, as well as a tapas bar and cafe. Not enough? It’s also ideally located for all the activities Sedona has to offer, including hiking, stargazing, biking and golf. All that, and you have luxurious accommodation to relax in after a full day’s excursions.
Poco Diablo Resort
4.2/5 (811 Reviews)
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Year-round heated pool? Check. Expansive spa offering healing treatments? Check. Private tennis tuition? Check. This stunning resort has everything you will need for a wellness break. There’s also an outdoor pool with a hot tub and a nine-hole golf course, along with a casual southwestern restaurant. Coconino National Forest, Chapel of the Holy Cross and downtown Sedona are a short drive away.
Spa Hotel, Luxury, Boutique Hotel
For a truly holistic experience, book Mii Amo. This exclusive luxury spa in Boynton Canyon is eight miles (13km) from Sedona. Spa treatments and all meals are included within the minimalist, chic accommodation. Start your day with morning yoga before joining one of the numerous fitness classes. Alternatively, lace up your hiking boots and explore the surrounding rock formations. Some striking rooms have beehive fireplaces and outdoor showers.
Adobe Grand Villas
Bed and Breakfast, Luxury
4.9/5 (416 Reviews)
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Each of the custom-designed, mansion-style villas is uniquely themed, with amenities which include walk-in waterfall showers, two-person whirlpool tubs and fireplaces. Stop by the organic spa for a full-day’s pampering with a massage and facial, alongside options such as reiki and crystal therapy. Breakfast and afternoon hors d’oeuvres are complimentary; if you have any room left, there’s even a personal chef available for an additional fee.
4.6/5 (1298 Reviews)
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An idyllic creek-side resort in spectacular Oak Creek Canyon. From your room at the eco-friendly Junipine Resort, you can hear the trickle of water flowing south towards downtown Sedona. Expect wood-burning fireplaces and stunning outdoor decks in each beautifully-appointed suite – some even come with their own hot tub. Hike straight from the front door or curl up with a book and a Californian red wine.
These recommendations were updated on July 14, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.