07Jun

Summer Refresher at Golden Door

June 7, 2017 by Golden Door

You don’t always have to go non-stop, pause for a perfect 5 days at Golden Door! We are offering during July , August and September, a 5-Day Stay for $7,000.00. ($1000 savings) Available dates in 2017: July 2-7, 9-14, 16-21  August 6-11, 13-18 September 3-8 (mens), 17-22, 24-29 Golden Door remains a refuge in which to recharge, repurpose, and simply pause to take care of yourself. Included in a 5 day stay: –A private room with your own garden deck or patio -Daily in-room massage -Body/skin treatments -Golden Door Skin Care products -Courtesy roundtrip transportation from San Diego or Los Angeles area airports -Nutrition education classes and personal fitness program -Evening programs and lectures -A meal plan that reflects your dietary needs and preferences -Fresh produce grown on our bio-intensive farms Our facilities include: -600 acres of native hills, meadows, Japanese gardens, and citrus groves -12 mountain or meadow hikes of varying challenge …

24May

Coveted Coed Weeks 2017

May 24, 2017 by Golden Door

Share the magic of Golden Door with a loved one! Bring a friend, family member or significant other for a transformative experience you will both remember for a lifetime. Join us for one (or more) of our coveted co-ed experiences- we have specialized week options listed below. For more information of what is included in a 7 day stay click HERE. The inclusive cost for 7 Days is $8850. The inclusive cost for 5 Days is $7000. June 18th- Classic Coed Challenge yourself with a program of fitness sessions tailored to your individual needs and condition. Then, relax into a daily massage that restores and comforts hard-working muscles. Indulge in a thoughtfully planned lineup of facials and body treatments. Or get in touch with your inner-self through sessions in mindfulness. Plus, you can always choose from a menu of unique, one-on-one sessions that deliver absolute focus on you. Our Coed Weeks are seven …

17May

Inner Wisdom Essentials with Annharriet Buck

May 17, 2017 by Golden Door

This week-long experience, May 28 – June 4, 2017, celebrates the return of Golden Door Guru Annharriet Buck and offers a taste of her renowned Inner Wisdom weeks. You will form your own Wise Women Circle, meet daily with Annharriet and like-minded women to explore subjects that give life deeper meaning. Topics include: Meditation, Mindfulness, Compassion, Gratitude, Unconditional Happiness and much more. During this weeks Annharriet will also be available daily for private sessions by request. Inner Wisdom Essentials Week will include five one hour classes, plus Sunday evening introduction. These classes will offers meditation skills, mindfulness techniques and happiness insights. Enjoy the warm, supportive experience of Annharriet’s daily Wise Women Circles to access your own personal inner wisdom. Sunday Evening — Introduction to Inner Wisdom Monday – Connections and Meditation Tuesday – Mindfulness and Gratitude Wednesday – Compassion for Yourself and Others Thursday – Happiness Skills Friday – Taking it Home   For reservations, please call …

20Jun

F-Factor Returns to Golden Door

June 20, 2017 by Golden Door

F-Factor Experience at Golden Door Join Tanya Zuckerbrot MS,RD,  F-Factor diet creator and one of: Town and Country’s “Most sought after beauty gurus across the country” for  a 5-day Exclusive F-Factor Approved Retreat at the Golden Door, October 1-5, 2017 The F-Factor X Golden Door Experience intends to leave guests with both a heightened sense of mindfulness and with all the knowledge necessary to make lifelong nutrition changes. Treat your body and mind with the respect and care they deserve. Treat yourself to a week that will change your life forever.  Highlights of the upcoming F-Factor X Golden Door Experience include: >Farm-to-table F-Factor Approved Spa Cuisine prepared by Golden Door’s acclaimed chef, Greg Frey JR >Sunrise hikes spanning Golden Door’s 600 pristine acres of nature >Daily spa services including massage series and facials >One-on-one training sessions with an individually-appointed trainer >Workshops, lectures and hands-on programming for empowerment, mindfulness and stress reduction >A month’s worth of …

11May

Golden Door Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

May 11, 2017 by Golden Door

We are so pleased to announce that Bloomberg Businessweek has published an article featuring Golden Door which highlights our early days, past celebrity guests and future endeavors! “Golden Door spa reimagines itself as a luxury respite.” “Golden Door remained a scene, weathering competition from spas such as Canyon Ranch and the Peninsula and drawing visitors like Nicole Kidman, Oprah Winfrey, and Arianna Huffington.” “A new generation of A-listers—Amy Schumer, Rooney Mara, Lauren Conrad, Olivia Wilde—has discovered the place, and to attract more of them, the spa included gift certificates for free weeklong stays (price tag: $8,850 each) in the gift bags of this year’s top Oscar nominees.” Read the full article HERE

27Apr

Astrology Week May 21- 28

April 27, 2017 by Golden Door

ASTROLOGY WEEK: May 21 – 28, 2017 Join us for a very special week among the stars with  California-based astrologer Alex Bunshaft. “We are born at a given moment in a given place and like vintage years of wine we have the qualities of the year and of the season in which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.” –C.G. Jung In addition to your full Golden Door program, join in daily talks that revolve around you and your birth chart.   Monday – A Look at Your Birth Chart, Your Zodiac You are one-of-a-kind. You are unique. How many times have you been asked, “What sign are you?” You are being asked, “What is your Sun Sign?” The Sun Sign is the heart of the chart, but it’s far from the whole story. There are many components in the chart that work together to make you who …

14Jun

2017 Golden Door Cooking School

June 14, 2017 by Golden Door

Cooking school is back this year! A one-week, hands-on culinary experience focusing on organic farm-to-table cuisine and nutrition awaits you at Golden Door, the San Marcos, California, resort named 2015 “World’s Best Destination Spa” by readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine. Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. and the culinary team along with nutrition experts provide classes, tours and an opportunity to prepare and serve the class “graduation” dinner. Golden Door Cooking School welcomes participants at all levels of cooking experience.  Blogger Jessica Zanotti said of her participation, “The cooking school was incredibly informative, and I cannot express enough how knowledgeable and passionate Chef Greg Frey was. His love for food and the environment was inspiring, and his teaching technique was lighthearted, fun and hands on. All of the recipes we learned to cook were healthy and beyond delicious.” Check out her full article HERE.  Highlights of Golden Door Cooking School include …

12Apr

Brunch Recipe: Citrus Ricotta Pancakes

April 12, 2017 by Golden Door

Spring is the perfect season for a weekend brunch gathering! Bring the Golden Door straight into your home with this light yet delicious pancake recipe. These pancakes are served to our guests for breakfast and now you can treat your friends, family and yourself to the flavors of Golden Door!   CITRUS RICOTTA PANCAKES YIELD 4 CUPS BATTER INGREDIENTS 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 6 egg yolks 6 egg whites 1 cup milk Orange zest 1⁄2 cup honey METHOD Whip egg whites to soft peaks. Combine remaining wet ingredients. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, fold egg whites into batter. Heat griddle. Pour 1⁄4 cup servings of batter onto griddle. Cook until done on one side. Flip and cook until done. Nutrition per pancake: 120 calories, 5 grams protein, 16 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fat, 80 mg cholesterol, 2 grams saturated fat, 9 grams …

29Mar

Spring & Summer Speaker Series

March 29, 2017 by Golden Door

Our speaker series continues this Spring and Summer welcoming some of the brightest minds and celebrated talent across many exciting industries. Book now for a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet and learn from our distinguished guests. Trudy Goodman Kornfield, Ph.D., is a vipassana teacher in the Theravada lineage and the Founding Teacher of InsightLA. She also teaches residential retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center, and Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, among others. Felix Lopez is a spiritual leader dedicated to bringing the practical path of healing, mindfulness and meditation in an accessible way. Drawing on an eclectic background as artist, musician, photographer, Pranic (Energy) Healer and former Buddhist monk, Felix offers a healing possibility that taps into the creative power at the root of all existence. Michael Gross, one of America’s most provocative non-fiction writers, is the author of the New …

15Mar

New This Spring at Golden Door

March 15, 2017 by Golden Door

Introducing the Shaman  Experience one of the most ancient and sacred healing traditions that allows the Shaman to facilitate a clearing of imbalances from your past, present and future to guide you towards a direction of healing. Shaman Dani Burling has studied the healing arts for 25 years and has taught the powerful healing wisdom of the shaman for the past 9 years. Her journey began as a registered nutritionist, herbalist and iridologist and then became a Reiki master, advanced Thetahealer and Clinically certified Hypotherapist. Dani is now available for private healing sessions at Golden Door! Sacred Shaman Clearing / 60 mins $245 Sacred Shaman Journey / 60 mins $245 Sacred Shaman Clearing & Journey session / 90 mins $295 New Acupuncturist  Golden Door welcomes our newest Acupuncturist, Jillian Jancic! Jillian has facilitated healing experiences for over fifteen years and  certifications in multiple massage therapy modalities and therapeutic yoga. She has a …