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Cal-A-Vie Spa and Resort

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2249 Somerset Rd., Vista, CA 92084
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Cal-A-Vie Spa and Resort
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Vista
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johns Island, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't get it. This place has won so many awards clearly by confusing some guests into believing that they are experiencing something that cannot be done by themselves. (It is called eating less and exercising more.) The rooms, food, and spa are average. The activities are varied but not unlike what one would find at the neighborhood fitness center. The... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was my third trip to Cal-a-Vie and I always worry that it won't be as good this time. It is always even better. The staff anticipates your needs, is warm, talented and attentive, and not at all unapproachable. The food is better than ever. It costs a fortune and is worth every penny. I hope to return every year... More 

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La Jolla
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had the recent privilege of staying at this resort late October for 3 nights. This resort incorporates fine dining with 6 star accommodations and top-notch activities to burn off those fine dining calories. Each morning at 6:30 am there is an optional hike or walk in the adjoining hills. After breakfast at 8 am, there are fitness classes on... More 

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Memphis, TN
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

As I departed my hometown, alone and ready for my first destination spa experience, I was nervous. I arrived to the beautiful location and led to my quaint room near the pool. My scheduling was a little later than I would have liked, but by 7:00 I was settled with 20 new friends! I was absolutely thrilled with the variety... More 

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Hillsborough, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

What can I say - I have now been back to the wonderful Cal-a-Vie three times. This is an amazing fitness resort. My previous review says it all - the staff, the rooms, the food, the other guests- all fantastic. Really - if you are looking for an amazing fitness, spa experience - don't miss this resort!

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115 reviews 115 reviews
29 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Many have already filled in details. I will just say what I most love. --The staff. Everyone is superb. Professional, friendly, going all out for each guest. During one treatment, I exclaimed: "There's more??" "That's our motto," she said. Another word you will hear: "Yes! (What else can I do for you?)" --The grounds. Scenic and hilly. A 500-year-old French... More 

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307 reviews 307 reviews
23 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Many friends have recommended Cal A Vie. We decided to treat ourselves to a healthy beginning of a new year. Being out of shape and aging we had no idea if we were up to the exercise.We arrived with no idea of what was going on but soon felt comfortable. We stayed in room 32, a beautiful king suite with... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I was at Cal A Vie the first week of August this year. Was nervous about going somewhere by myself, never have done that before. I could not have been more pleased. It was the most self-fulfilling trip I have ever taken. The staff is so accommodating, anything you need at any time of day was taken care of. The... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Beauty everywhere indoors & out. All staff are knowledgable & helpful-a delight! They all go out of their way for you-spa and hotel are of the highest standard. Gorgeous decor and beautiful antiques. No complaints at all!

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New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I have visited many destination spas over the years and I have to say that this was the very best (as well as the most expensive). But even at that cost, it can't possibly cover their expenses for each guest. Everything was fabulous. They listen to what you want and truly arrange your schedule, room location, meals accordingly. Food is... More 

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Address: 2249 Somerset Rd., Vista, CA 92084
Location: United States > California > Vista
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Cal-a-Vie Hotel Vista

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