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In addition to operating the Century Plaza Hotel and Spa and the spa facilities of the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel (both listed under Accommodation Resources), Absolute Spa offers two very popular Vancouver Airport drop-in services to de-stress and polish up travelers on the go. Look for Absolute Spa at YVR outlets at the US Departure Gates and at the Domestic Gates. www.absolutespa.com.
Overlooking the fascinating islands and waterways of Vancouver Island’s Discovery Passage, The Spa at April Point Lodge is a Japanese-inspired dream floating on its own tidal pool …. really! Let this Aveda spa experience work its magical rejuvenation into your mind, body and spirit immersed in one of Nature’s most beautiful sea environments. www.aprilpoint.com/spa.
Body Mind Spirit Journeys
PO Box 448 Montauk, NY 11954, U.S.A.
Tel: toll free (800) 365-1408
Destinations: Egypt, Thailand, Ireland, India, Mexico, Nepal & Tibet, Italy with (Assisi), England, Sedona (Arizona), Greece, Peru and Israel.
Do you want to really experience a destination, not just visit it? Body Mind Spirit Journeys offers small groups of discerning travelers expert-guided tours that powerfully connect to the world’s most important sacred sites. Some of their popular spiritual tourism destinations include Machu Pichu, Stonehenge and Chichen Itza. Many itineraries include ceremonies, meditation, wellness retreats and connections with local shamans or healers.
Echo Valley Ranch and Spa: Nestled in British Columbia’s finest Cariboo Country ranching environment, this wilderness adventure experience combined with a unique spa facility bridges the cultures of Asia and America. First class in every respect. www.evranch.com.
Journeys of the Spirit
6245 Vista Verde Drive
Gulfport, FL 30540 U.S.A.
Destinations: Spiritual journeys & retreats to Sedona, Havasupai Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde-Canyon De’Chelly-Chaco Canyon, Bimini, British Columbia, Bhutan, Vietnam-Cambodia-Laos, Peru, Patagonia, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Africa, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Turkey, Greece, Sacred Britain-Scotland.
At Journeys of the Spirit®, we are committed to bringing forth experiences that transform lives, while being in service to life and giving to those in need. In any conscious travel experience, we purposely open ourselves to new ideas, feelings and personal connections. Our intent is to see with new eyes and to open to the great mystery that we are. In addition, we work hard to create the perfect itinerary with that something extra special that je ne sais quoi or rare experience that will make your journey with us unforgettable!
Marly Camino offers several fully-supported options for your pilgrimage walk including the French Way, the Portuguese Way, the North Way and the Catalonian Way from Barcelona. Or join us for a very special 10 night/11 day Journey Within Camino Retreat led by spiritual guide, Maria Blanco. www.marlycamino.com.
Midlife Mastery….The Art of Living Your Destiny! Personalized artisan retreat/spa in California’s Ojai Valley to discover the secret of self-healing, inner guidance, and midlife purpose; hosted by internationally-respected author, Ronda LaRue. Rated among the world’s top 10 spiritual retreats by Asia Spa Magazine. www.OjaiSoulArts.com.
Miraval Life in Balance, www.miravalresort.com
5000 East Via Estancia Miraval
Catalina, Arizona 85739-8601 U.S.A.
Toll free in North America: 1-800-825-4000
Tel: 520-825-4000 / Fax: 520-825-5199
Destination: Southern Arizona, 50 minutes drive from Tucson.
What sets a resort spa apart from all others? What does it take to be rated the #1 resort spa by Zagat Survey, the readers of Condé Nast Traveler and others too numerous to mention? At Miraval, we introduce lessons for life – uniquely integrated programs of fitness, nutrition and mindful living where body and spirit are nourished and invigorated. Each day here in the breathtaking Arizona desert is different, enlightening, refreshing. Be they personal, spiritual or physical, as individual milestones are achieved, confidence and balance are restored. Come to Miraval and appreciate life in the moment – a life in balance!
ROW River Soul Journeys The American West’s remote wilderness river canyons are the perfect setting to rest, relax and rediscover your true, powerful and real self. Inspiration and adventure are the essence of ROW’s 3 to 5 day Idaho and Oregon itineraries between June and September, offering both co-ed and women-only departures. Minimum 16 years of age.
Sacred Earth Journeys Ltd., www.sacredearthjourneys.ca
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Please call or email to connect with us!
Tel: (604) 874-7922 / Fax: (604) 909-1717
Toll Free North America 1-877-874-7922
Destinations: Sacred Journeys to Egypt, England, India, Ireland, Mexico, Peru and more! Wellness Travel & Retreats to Bali, Costa Rica, India, Maui, Mexico and more!
SACRED EARTH JOURNEYS specializes in Sacred Travel Explorations, Wellness Travel, Yoga Tours & Retreats, Customized Tours and Wisdom Teachings. Founded in 2003 by Helen Tomei (above right), an experienced travel professional and veteran traveler, Sacred Earth Journeys is dedicated to providing a more meaningful and rewarding travel experience, through visiting the world’s most important sacred sites and culturally rich destinations. Join us on a transformative journey to explore hidden mysteries and sacred sites, and to achieve a better understanding of spiritual teachings around the globe. We offer both set itinerary tours and customized tours for groups and individuals, with many seniors as well as younger people on our trips.
220 Inspirational Dr.
Sedona, AZ 86336 USA
Destinations: Retreats & Dolphin swims in Hawaii; Land of Cibola New Mexico Wolf & Wild Horse Adventures; Crystal River Florida Manatee swims; Sedona, Arizona Nature Spirit Walks.
Have you ever wanted to swim with Wild Dolphins?
Or walk with Wild Horses? Or play with Wolves?
Or swim with a Manatee in a Crystal Clear Spring?
Or take a ‘Spirit Walk’ in the Magnificent Red Rock Vistas of Sedona?
Or visit Native Hopi Lands? Or experience the ‘quiet’ in Indian Anazazi Ruins?
www.SpiriTravel.com is dedicated to bringing these once in a lifetime experiences to reality for our guests in Spirit-nurturing settings while supporting sanctuaries for these animals & sacred places.
Wickaninnish Inn: As a significant part of this world-renowned eco-resort’s facilities on Canada’s Pacific Rim coast, the Ancient Cedars Spa specializes in treatments with a raw ocean and temperate rainforest flavor. Sacred Sea Thalassotherapy is a signature treatment. www.wickinn.com.Named by Travel + Leisure magazine readers as #1 Hotel Spa in the U.S. and Canada and Best Hotel Spa Overall (worldwide); also 46th best hotel in the world for 2010!
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