19Sep

Coed Thanksgiving Food & Wine Week

September 19, 2017 by Golden Door

Gather your loved ones to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving in a truly memorable and life-changing way. Golden Door brings you an unforgettable holiday retreat during our Coed Week, November 19-26, to give special thanks to your mind, body, and spirit. Our fully-inclusive package offers a cornucopia of experiences such as: -A full-flavored farm-to-table holiday feast -Daily hikes on 30 miles of private trails -Fitness classes and mindfulness activities -Personalized services including daily in-room massages, facials and private training  -And much more! During this week, our emphasis is on bio intensively grown and sourced, organic farm-to-table cuisine.  Chef Greg Frey, Jr. is preparing his kitchen for healthful and mouth-savoring meals all week long, paired with several dinners paired with some of the finest wines California has to offer! Expect an exquisite Thanksgiving dinner party.  View Our Thanksgiving Dinner Menu HERE. Wines graciously hosted by Pavi Wines For Reservations Please call (866) 420-6414 or e-mail …

12Sep

Golden Door Launches Innovative Inner Door

September 12, 2017 by Golden Door

Experience the Golden Door in a whole new way! Transcend your guest experience of a lifetime well beyond our golden doors with the launch of our highly anticipated interactive online portal – Inner Door. Our Inner Door portal revolutionizes the legendary personalized programming that we offer by granting access to your exclusive guest experience. Guests are now able to review and work closely together with our highly valued staff to design their own customized fitness, beauty, mindfulness, and diet plans. Features such as specifying preferences, tracking past activity and managing unique aspects of your stay will all be available on the online portal. Guests are able to view who their massage therapist and fitness trainers will be or have been in the past if you are a returning guest, as well as keep track of your own health and wellness goals. Whether you are a returning guest or a first-time …

15Aug

In the News: Golden Door Men’s Camp Featured

August 15, 2017 by Golden Door

Gone are the days when spa retreats were seen for women only- now more than ever men are are looking for a place to unwind and regroup. Three highly respected publications have selected the top destinations in the U.S. for men to relax, and Golden Door is among them! Men’s Camp at Golden Door has become highly sought after. With six men’s weeks per year, there are plenty of opportunities for the men in your life to visit Golden Door for a transformative, all-inclusive experience. Our next men’s camp is September 3rd, 2017- contact reservations at 866-420-6414 for more information! Check out these amazing articles mentioning Men’s Camp at Golden Door: Read the Wall Street Journal article  HERE Read the Robb Report article HERE Read the Forbes article HERE  

09Aug

Endless Possibilities at Golden Door

August 9, 2017 by Golden Door

Summer and early fall bring out enchanting qualities at Golden Door. The earth warms, fields ripen, flowers bloom, butterflies flutter and bees buzz with honey production. Come experience an all inclusive transformation of your mind, body and soul for as long as your heart desires. Book a 3, 4, 5 or 7-Night Stay the following dates below, the only flexible stays through end of year at Golden Door! Arrival days can vary any time between Sunday and Sunday.It is just enough time to make a difference in your health…and it is just for you. September 10, 2017 September 17, 2017 September 24, 2017 October 29, 2017 7 Day Stay: $8850, 5 Day Stay: $8000*, 4 Day Stay: $6400, 3 Day Stay: $4800 For Reservations Please call (866) 420-6414 or e-mail reservations@goldendoor.com.

26Jul

“Bring A Friend” to Men’s Camp

July 26, 2017 by Golden Door

Bring a Friend Now Available for Men’s Camp! Everyone deserves to experience Golden Door! We are currently featuring our “Bring a Friend” promotion during our upcoming Men’s camp the week of September 3rd, so be sure to reserve your spot and put your lives back on a path of serenity, purposefulness and gratitude. Check out the article written in Forbes about our men’s Camp HERE. Our “Bring-A-New-Friend” offer is available for this one week only! When you and a friend book a seven day stay for this week, the inclusive rate is $7250* per person.  Offer Details *The “Bring-A-New-Friend” offer will only be applied when you bring a guest for their first visit to Golden Door. Not valid on existing reservations and no other discounts apply.  For Reservations Please call (866) 420-6414 or e-mail reservations@goldendoor.com. What is included in your stay: GOLDEN DOOR 7 NIGHT STAY (SUN-SUN) FITNESS, SPA AND PERSONAL CARE …

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

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 …

28Dec

First Look: 2017 Golden Door Speakers Series

December 28, 2016 by Golden Door

Our speaker series continues next year 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. Christina M Ford, MD is a board-certified, Harvard-trained psychiatrist who incorporates traditional and integrative techniques to help her patients realize their fullest potential. She combines a background in psychodynamics, pharmacology and women’s mental health with a nuanced understanding of nutrition, herbal treatments, mind-body techniques and the efficacy of lifestyle changes; the result is a holistic approach in guiding people towards self-empowerment alongside mental and emotional well-being.   Kathy Kaehler is one of the most sought-after health and fitness experts in the world. Kathy is also an internationally recognized celebrity personal trainer as she continues to train A list celebrities. Some of her big name clients have been Michelle Pfeiffer, Julia Roberts, Kim Basinger and Jennifer Aniston. …

13Dec

Farm Stand Holiday Celebration

December 13, 2016 by Golden Door

Join us this Saturday, December 17, for Golden Door Farm Stand’s Holiday Celebration! Enjoy the festive farm atmosphere, gift baskets, wreath making, holiday recipes, organic fruits & vegetables, refreshments and more! Fun for the whole family! This is a chance for the community to enjoy delicious, locally-grown produce, and be a part of the Golden Door mission—100% of proceeds from all Farm Stand purchases will be donated to help children of abuse. Golden Door Farm Stand 314 Deer Springs Road • San Marcos, CA • Hours: Wed-Fri 10am-3pm, Sat 9am-3pm  

05Oct

Golden Door Farm Stand Grand Opening

October 5, 2016 by Golden Door

Golden Door opened a Farm Stand on October 15th, 2016! The grand opening event showcased all organic produce, food and fun for the whole family! Open four days a week year-round, the Golden Door Farm Stand sells organic produce such as herbs, kale, figs, melons, carrots, citrus, beets, eggplant, pomegranates and more from the resort’s gardens, as well as marmalades and preserves from its artisanal foods line. This is a chance for the community to enjoy delicious, locally-grown produce, and be a part of the Golden Door mission—100% of proceeds from all Farm Stand purchases will be donated to help children of abuse. GOLDEN DOOR FARM STAND HOURS: Wednesday – Fridays: 10:30 AM – 3 PM Saturdays: 9 AM – 3 PM Location: 314 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos CA 92069

10Jun

Golden Door Summer Speaker Series

June 10, 2016 by Golden Door

Our speaker series continues this 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. To reserve your summer stay, call 866.420.6414  Arianna Huffington is co-founder, president, and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post which won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for national reporting. She is on Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people and Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Her 15th book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, became an instant New York Times Bestseller. A self-proclaimed foodie, Beth Schiff found herself booking talent for TV, commercials and films at a time when food television was becoming a passion with the American public. She developed a deeper love, ultimately heading the casting team of Food Network’s culinary competition hit, “Chopped” (now …

14Mar

Golden Door Cooking School

March 14, 2016 by Golden Door

Golden Door Cooking School Offers Two Sessions in 2016 Prepare Organic Farm-to-Table Cuisine—and Garnish With Spa Amenities Golden Door Cooking School offers an immersive seven-day, hands-on culinary experience for guests during the week of July 31–August 7 or August 28–September 4. Full-flavored, organic farm-to-table cuisine using just-picked and locally sourced ingredients is the focus each week—with a bonus of the luxurious amenities customary at the resort, voted World’s #1 Destination Spa in 2015 by Travel + Leisure magazine. Guests gather each day for an intensive 3-hour session, working side-by-side with Executive Chef Greg Frey, Jr. and the Golden Door culinary team. Sessions include: Kitchen and Cooking Basics, Knife Skills, Stocks and Sauces, and Vegetable Sourcing and Preparation. For the final session, guests prepare an entire sumptuous, farm-to-table feast from scratch. Watch the Golden Door Cooking School Video HERE During the week guests also participate in educational workshops on bio-intensive gardening …

07Jan

Garden Planning at the Golden Door

January 7, 2015 by Jeff Dawson

Here at the Golden Door vegetable garden we have been browsing through the new 2015 seed catalogs. The beginning of the year is garden planning time and selecting what we want to grow for Spring and Summer is an exciting process. We will stock up on the old standby vegetable varieties that we know do well in our climate and soils. The fun part is looking for vegetables that are new introductions or ones we’ve never grown before. So far we found a few new varieties that we will try this year. John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds has a new tomato, Sungreen, a green cherry tomato.  The only other green cherry tomato I know of is Green Grape, and it is not always very productive. Hopefully this new one will be a performer. Gurneys Seed has a new arugula called Dragon Tongue. It is a wild type with a smaller …

15Jan

Announcing New Eat to Detox! Class at Golden Door

January 15, 2015 by Golden Door

Our bodies are exposed to a barrage of toxic elements in our environment which can impact our overall health and well-being. A new class offered at the Golden Door by nutritionist Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, provides easy to utilize strategies to help flush out those toxins by cleaning up our lifestyle and eating the best foods to do so! Visit our Experience Pages on the website to learn more about our Nutrition Program: https://goldendoor.com/experience/nutrition/

22Jan

How to Eat to Detox Your Body!

January 22, 2015 by Susan Piergeorge

When we hear about “detox” we often think of fasting, juicing and colonics. The reality is our bodies were designed to detox 24/7.In our new nutrition series at the Golden Door, we explore factors in our environment, lifestyle and eating that can help our bodies stay well. A few key points to consider are: – Examine your environment. This includes your home, cookware, use of chemicals, medications. – Do you really need a variety of cleaning agents or can you use just a few, such as vinegar, lemon juice and baking soda for much of your cleaning. – Are you active? Do you sweat a little every day? This can help rid the body of toxins as well as engaging in exercise which is great for overall health. – What type of eating pattern do you have? How do you cook your foods? – Eating regular meals is important. If …

25Sep

Golden Door 5-Day Coed Special

September 25, 2015 by Golden Door

Our Coed Weeks have been so popular, you have asked for more of them. So, we’d like to wrap up this year by presenting a 5-Day holiday celebration December 13 – 18 with two special gifts from us to start the new year right! You’ll find out what’s in your stars for 2016 with a private, personal reading by master astrologer, Alex Bunshaft. Plus, make a serene entrance into the new year with an in-depth mindfulness lesson from Inner Wisdom guide, AnnHarriet Buck. This is the perfect holiday gift to share with someone you care about or a great little spruce-up for yourself! As ever, the full Golden Door fitness program, our superlative spa services and splendid cuisine will be at your command. We’re planning on a 20-guest minimum for this special 5-Day Retreat, so please call 866.420.6414 or e-mail reservations@goldendoor.com no later than October 30th if you are interested in joining our exclusive holiday gathering. The rate for our 5-Day Celebration is $5000 per person.

07Dec

You’re Invited: Golden Door Holiday Boutique Open House

December 7, 2015 by Golden Door

You and a guest are cordially invited… Gala Holiday Open House  at Golden Door Boutique Friday, December 18  11 a.m.–3 p.m.   For the first time, Golden Door Boutique opens for an afternoon of holiday shopping… RSVP today!  Please RSVP before Thursday, December 17, to boutique@goldendoor.com  or (760) 761-4177. A reservation is required to enter the resort. Sumptuous, earth-friendly gifts for all tastes and budgets Golden Door Jewelry, Artisan Food and Skin Care lines Home, Children’s, Travel and Meditation products Gift cards for Golden Door stays Experts to answer questions and assist with perfect gift choice Jewelry designers Skin Care consultants Artisan Food specialists Artisan Food tastings and light refreshments ‘Tis the season for charitable giving Every item purchased is, first, a special present for the recipient and, second, a charitable contribution—100 percent of Golden Door’s profits are donated to select charities dedicated to transforming the lives of children. If you cannot …

21May

What’s In My Pool Bag

May 21, 2015 by Golden Door

What are the summer essentials in YOUR bag? It is never too early to get ready for the next season, and a properly stocked pool tote is the key to promising that you’ll have a fabulous poolside experience. Here are some of our favorite pool bag essentials: – Golden Door Tote: This doubles as the perfect travel and beach/pool bag and is big enough to store all your gear! – Zen CC Cream: This anti-aging CC cream is uniquely formulated to offer SPF #50 with an elegant, silky-smooth, sheer tinted matte finish! Formulated with all natural minerals and chemical-free ingredients that provide superior UVA/UVB protection, antioxidant and moisturizing benefits while covering minor skin imperfections. –  Golden Door Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15 & Lanternship Lip Protector SPF: A paraben-free moisturizing tint for healthy lips! Always make sure your lips are soft and protected from the sun! This antioxidant-rich, moisturizing lip treatment  provides SPF# 15 along with a sheer hint of color and a light …

12Aug

Golden Door Welcomes Fitness Trainer Keli Roberts

August 12, 2014 by Golden Door

We are so excited to welcome Keli Roberts, a world renowned fitness educator, trainer and the award recipient of the 2003 IDEA International Instructor of the Year, to Golden Door at the end of this month (August 31  – September 7). Celebrity trainer, fitness instructor, author and more! Keli Roberts has done it all. A native of Australia, Keli has been recognized as a fitness authority that’s transformed fitness education with groundbreaking innovations characterized by her expert skill and instruction. Keli has been featured in Shape, Elle, Health, Fitness, Self, Ms Fitness, American Fitness, Allure and many international publications as well. Additionally, Keli is a featured instructor on the award winning TV series, CRUNCH Fitness, on ESPN. Keli will be on the front lines with our guests teaching our indoor cycling series, Kickbox Boot Camp, Centered Strength—a  stability ball workout to improve postural alignment and muscle tone—and Glute Camp—a “below …