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Golden Door

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The Golden Door is legendary health & wellness experience that’s personalized to you. Guests relax, restore and refresh on a journey focused on personalized fitness, spa and nutrition programs, thoughtfully designed to meet the specific goals and needs of each individual. Located in a serene valley a few miles north of San Diego and south of Los Angeles, the Golden Door is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the tranquility of this unique spot on earth. The resort is nestled in 600 acres of nature to hike, run or simply explore. With more than 30 miles of hiking and walking trails, mountains to climb, vistas to discover, and a bamboo forest that gives voice to the wind, guests are surrounded by breathtaking beauty that nurtures the soul. 100% of Golden Door’s net profits go to philanthropic causes, including helping to end child abuse and transform young lives.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Dawn walk, breakfast in your room, Tai Chi, morning break, gym class, aqua fit and that’s all before a delicious, healthy lunch by the pool area. Wow then I’ve got a session in the Bath House, followed by a facial then back to my room for a heavenly, daily massage. After
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Although many of the guests travel with friends or family, many guests are there alone. You won’t feel alone for long. The guests let the usual social conventions drop for their visit. There’s a sense of inclusion, you’re part of a group. I’m an introvert, it’s hard for me
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This is the second time I have visited the Golden Door. Although the last time was 20 years ago, it hasn't changed that much! The Door is a place people visit when they need to recalibrate, or they need some mind, body healing (or maybe they just want to relax). I think the
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If you want to feel taken care of in the best possible environment, the Golden Door is the place to go. The grounds are just awe inspiring. It has not changed a lot since it was family owned, and I think it has remained relatively true to the founders' core mission. If you
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This is a place to have absolute peace. I went last July and did not even wait one year to return. The staff help you with full and good intentions. The food is delicious and the morning hikes spectacular. The spa owns the property where you hike so the trails are well kept.
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"All rooms are equally good and have wonderful views and surroundings."
"The accommodations are simply beautiful - decorated in an Asian motif."
"Expensive, but worth every penny. If you can get in shape prior to your visit, you can do more of the many activities and classes."
"I loved my room that was close to the pool!"
"everyone seemed to feel "their" room was best. Some like to away from the main area. I liked being closer to everything."
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