Be it a weekend of relaxation or a special trip to the "Land of the Sky" to care for and pamper yourself, Asheville is a top destination for spas, massage, and holistic wellness. Considered by many as the New Age Mecca of the East, people have traveled to our western North Carolina mountains for healing oneself for centuries. The region features a diverse mix of spa treatments, unique settings and alternative wellness, virtually unheard-of in smaller cities.

The Asheville area offers a wide variety of ways to experience this region’s unique wellness culture including yoga hikes, sound healing, meditation, salt therapies, essential oils, wild food foraging, tarot readings, and much more.  There are also many wellness retreats where you enjoy the benefits of an all-inclusive self-care getaway that incorporates healthy food, meditation, yoga, counseling, and more. 

The Spa At The Omni Grove Park Inn

Revitalize your body and rejuvenate your senses at The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn. Built into the side of the mountain, this award-winning subterranean Spa brings the outdoors in with breathtaking natural light and stunning rock formations. Whether enjoying a soak in the restorative mineral pools, a transformative full-body massage, or dining at Sunset Terrace, you’ll soon understand why… read more

Still Point Wellness Massage and Float Spa

Experience deep relaxation with Salt Water Floatation (sensory deprivation) and stress relief with Esalen Massage. Detoxify and destress with a Far Infrared sauna session, or explore how thoughts… read more

Unique Wellness Experiences

Find the perfect places for holistic wellness and self-care, whether it’s a week-long wellness retreat or a one-day experience. From the high concentration of experienced, certified, world-class… read more

Acupuncture & Healing Arts in and around Asheville

Find a big variety of healing modalities around Asheville for the ultimate holistic health options including reiki, sound healing, coaching, Ayurveda, reflexology, acupuncture, and more. 

Best Massage & Bodywork in Asheville

A top destination for massage therapy and bodywork, find the best massage in and around Asheville for the perfect wellness getaway. Western North Carolina (WNC) features a wide diversity of world-… read more

Top Yoga Experiences in Asheville

See our top spots to practice yoga in and around Asheville whether you’re new to yoga, or have a steady yoga practice. With the highest concentration of experienced, certified, world-class yoga… read more

Wellness Vacations in Asheville & Western NC

Unplug from the daily grind for a rejuvenation getaway in the Blue Ridge Mountains! See our top spots for the ultimate wellness vacation including resorts, cabins, spas with lodging, meditative… read more

Top Spas in and around Asheville

Relax and rejuvenate as you get pampered at a spa. From natural hot springs to world-class destination spas, there are plenty of choices. We have been a destination for wellness for centuries.… read more

Mecca for Wellness
During the 1800s, physicians from across the nation determined that this was the place to send their patients to recuperate due to our optimal temperature, barometric pressure, and fresh air. The first tuberculosis sanitarium opened here in the 1870s, followed by two dozen more. Boarding Houses with open-air sleeping porches were in high demand by the early 1900s.

Many of our early visitors seeking better health stayed in Asheville. Perhaps the most famous is George Vanderbilt who accompanied his ailing mother. He fell in love with the area and built Biltmore Estate.

Today, find some of the most gifted holistic practitioners in the nation. Integrative wellness draws on your body’s own healing capacity to promote deep-rooted health. Balance is promoted through Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and body awareness, pain reduction, and increased fluidity of movement. Mindfulness and meditation practice calms the mind. Asheville’s reputation as a center for healing and natural medicine continues to grow. Combine that with the soul-soothing provided by our protected forests, mountaintops, streams, and waterfalls.

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