November Highlights

An Attitude of Gratitude

Start your winter early in the best way—with self-care, fitness fun, mindfulness and good eating. November is the month to remind us to be thankful for the many positive things in our lives. That’s why we’ve packed this month with fall festivities that’ll start your holiday season with great positive energy.


Take a look at the fall fun planned below and book your stay today!


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Nov 3: Custom Artwork 

with Line Artist Daniel Dugan 

Daniel Dugan’s work is a meditative expression of one continuous line that flows through space on an uninterrupted course. Daniel and his left hand began this process at the age of 10 and has created a diverse body of work he is only starting to share publicly. He works in his Los Angeles studio and has upcoming projects in London, Havana, and Golden Door. You’ll be able to see his work live and purchase some of these beautiful original works. For more information, visit

Nov 10: Shaman Experience 

with Dani Burling

During this week, you will be able to experience one of the most ancient and scared healing traditions known to mankind in the form of gatherings and beautiful ceremonies. Passed down from the lineage of the Inca Shamans of Peru, you will be able to participate in classes, ceremonies and healing sessions for a multi-dimensional experience that allows the shaman to facilitate a clearing of imbalances in order to align with your sacred destiny.You will come to see yourself, others, your past, and your future differently while you partake in these one-of-a-kind experiences. Watch our ‘Shaman Experience’ video with Dani Burling.

Nov 17: Beauty Treatments & Mindful Knitting

with Shaman Dani Burling, Ava Shamban, and Jessica Meyrowitz

Dr. Ava Shamban is a board-certified dermatologist who believes that appearance and self-esteem are one in the same. She dedicates herself to helping patients worldwide heal their skin to live happier lives. She uses a variety of injectable treatments to turn back the clock on aging skin. She’ll be available this week for treatments.


Jessica Meyrowitz is a knitter, designer and founder of It’s a…Yummy. Come join her and experience the mindful and meditative benefits of knitting!!  As a class participant you will learn how to knit a scarf using It’s a…Yummy’s yarn and oversized needles.  At the end of the hour – you will have learned a skill and will be leaving with your very own creation – a Yummy Mini Scarf!!

Nov 24: Coed Food & Wine Week

with Renowned Vintners & Speaker Jason Sterman

Food & Wine Week at the Golden Door is all the best things in one week! Enjoy our regular program along with great meals paired with the best wines California has to offer and so much more. For more details, please visit the Food & Wine Week page.


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  • A private room with your own garden deck or patio
  • Warm-ups, shorts, t-shirts and terry robe are supplied and laundered daily
  • Golden Door Skin Care products
  • Courtesy roundtrip transportation from San Diego or Los Angeles area airports


    • A personal program interview
    • Personal training sessions
    • Over 40 fitness classes from light to challenging
    • Mindfulness and improvement sessions
    • A personalized take-home fitness plan
    • Evening programs and lectures


    • Detailed skin analysis and personalized treatment recommendations
    • Skin care and body treatment sessions
    • In-room massage
    • Herbal Wrap
    • Manicure & pedicure
    • Private sessions and a la carte services can be scheduled at an additional cost


    • A meal plan that reflects your dietary needs and preferences
    • Fresh produce grown on our bio-intensive farms
    • Breakfast and a mid-morning snack
    • Lunch and mid-afternoon snack
    • Appetizers and dinner
    • Nutrition education classes
    • A weekly cooking class
    • A celebratory alfresco group lunch or dinner on our farm

Our Facilities

    • 600 acres of native hills, meadows, Japanese gardens, and citrus groves
    • 12 mountain or meadow hikes of varying challenge on
    • 25 miles of private trails
    • 7 state of the art gyms
    • 2 swimming pools
    • Watsu Water Therapy pool
    • 2 labyrinths
    • A lighted tennis court
    • A bathhouse with Jacuzzi, steam-room and sauna, and 9 skincare and body care treatment rooms
    • 5 acres of bio-intensive gardens

For Reservations

Please book online, call (866) 420-6414 or e-mail

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