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For a quarter-century, Miraval Arizona’s life-enhancing sanctuary has infused mindfulness with unrivaled imagination and compassion. Our award-winning Sonoran Desert property  is woven around our Life in Balance Spa, innovative programs guided by our expert healers and specialists, and engaging culinary experiences—all designed to inspire a life in balance.

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Recent Press

  • 2019
    Fast Company Online
    Forget detox retreats: Mindful tech-free experiences are the new vacation trend
2019 - Arizona Daily Star | August

Winner of the 2019 Readers' Choice Awards

Miraval Arizona Fitness Supervisor, Pam Trudeau, wins Arizona Daily Star 2019 Readers’ Choice Award for best Personal Trainer.

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2019 - New Beauty Magazine | August

Holy Grail Beauty Items at Miraval

Artic berry cloud cream by Red Flower is featured as a Holy Grail beauty item. “The cream is beautifully complex: intensely nourishing and 100-percent natural, yet multitasking and magically scented. Our guests expect products that are therapeutic, luxurious and mindful. It is all that and more,” says Simon Marxer, Miraval Group Director of Spa and Wellbeing.

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  • August 2019
    Forbes Online
    Look at 2019's Best of the Best Hotels
  • August 2019
    Luxury Travel Advisor Online
    Virtuoso Announces 2019 Best of the Best Award Winners
2019 - Virtuoso | August

Virtuoso 2019 Best of the Best Award for Best Wellness Program

Miraval voted Virtuoso 2019 Best of the Best Award for Best Wellness Program. Selected by the network and editors at Virtuoso Life magazine, the Best of the Best Awards recognize the greatest hotels in the Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts program that are elevating the bar in their respective areas.

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2019 - UK Harpers Bazaar | August

17 Yoga Retreats For When You Need To Relax

If the stress of 2019 is getting to you, now is the time to bring some tranquility into your life with a yoga retreat. Discover Miraval Arizona, where Oprah, Ellen Degeneres and other famous A-listers go to find peace.

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  • August 2019
    Reader’s Digest Online
    Tucson Can Match Scottsdale Anyday
  • August 2019
    Fast Company Online
    Where It Cosmetics CEO Jamie Kern Lima Goes to Relax
  • August 2019
    Well Inspired Travels
    Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
  • August 2019
    The New York Times
    Chilling in the Desert: 7 Summer Deals
2019 - Travel + Leisure | July

Winner of Travel + Leisure 2019 World's Best Award

Miraval Arizona was recognized as the one of the top 5 destination spas in the U.S., earning a #4 ranking. The World’s Best Awards recognize the greatest islands, cities, hotels, cruise lines, airports, spas and more around the world.

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  • July 2019
    Phoenix Magazine Online
    Last Minute Staycation: Miraval Resort & Spa
  • July 2019
    Reader’s Digest Online
    13 Best All-Inculsive Resorts in the United States
  • July 2019
    Business Insider
    Using Your Points to Stay at Miraval
  • July 2019
    Celebrity Insider
    The Real Housewives of Orange County Coming to Miraval
  • July 2019
    Yahoo Lifestyle
    Domestic Destination Spas: World's Best 2019
July | 2019 - Psychology Today Online

How & Why You Need To Break Up with Your Phone

Miraval Arizona is featured in an article on the growing correlation between our digital devices and mental health as underscored by Catherine Price’s book How to Break Up With Your Phone, and is highlighted as a thought leader in the digital detox space.

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  • June 2019
    Forbes Online
    World's Top Travel Experts Announce The Best Hotels, Bars and Spas For 2019
  • June 2019
    Forbes Online
    Yes, Men Love This Wellness Resort, Too
  • June 2019
    msn
    Where Celebrities Go to Vacay
  • June 2019
    Elite Traveler Online
    Virtuoso Announces Best of the Best Award Nominees
2019 - Travel + Leisure | June

Kindred Spirits

During her recent trip to Miraval Arizona, Kate Donnelly writes about her Spirit Flight experience led by Dr. Tim Frank, and its transformative abilities. Kate notes that leaving her session she found herself “acknowledging the importance of healing ceremonies”.

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  • June 2019
    Refinery29
    This Woman is Giving Black What They Need In Wellness
  • May 2019
    Bloomberg Business Week
    Canyon Ranch and Miraval Go Toe to Manicured Toe in a Detox Duel
  • May 2019
    Psychology Today
    Why Men Are Falling in Love With Self-Care
  • May 2019
    Your Travel Insider
    Where to go in May
2019 - Modern Luxury | March

The Art of Retail

Director of Retail at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helen Yi highlight’s Miraval Arizona as Helen’s first solo vacation destination and favorite vacation spot.

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2019 - Forbes Online | January

The Future of Miraval

The future of Miraval with an exclusive interview with Marc Ellin, Global Head of Miraval Group.

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Cover of WSJ Magazine for December 2018 / January 2019.
2018 - WSJ. Magazine | December & January

Beyond the Saddle

Programs that use horses to teach trust-building and leadership skills have become popular across fields like business, sports and art.

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Close up of man petting horse at Miraval Arizona.
2018 - WSJ. Magazine | December & January

Will ‘Horse Therapy’ Make You Better at Your Job?

Learn more on how working with horses can benefit executives and athletes both personally and professionally.

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Cover for Celebrated Living magazine for September 2018.
2018 - Celebrated Living | September

The Platinum List

Miraval Arizona was recognized in the ‘Best Wellness Resorts’ category of the 2018 Platinum List Awards.

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Cover of Travel + Leisure magazine for August 2018.
2018 - Travel + Leisure | July

Top 10 Domestic Destination Spas

Miraval Arizona was named in the ‘Top 10 Domestic Destination Spas’ category on Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards list.

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Cover of Travel and Leisure Magazine for October 2018
2018 - Travel + Leisure | October

The Photography Issue

SHAPE Escape Weekend at Miraval Arizona Resort

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Cover of Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa for August 2018.
2018 - Les Nouvelles Esthetiques & Spa | August

Dry Brushing

Miraval lead esthetician, Kim Kelder discusses dry brushing, its growing popularity in the spa industry and its numerous benefits.

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Cover of Elite Traveler magazine for July and August 2018.
2018 - Elite Traveler | July

Top 100 Suites

The Gratitude Suite at Miraval Arizona is highlighted for its stunning design, luxurious amenities and idyllic location.

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Cover of Virtuoso Life magazine for May and June 2018.
2018 - Virtuoso Life | June

The Hotel Issue

Embrace an anti-inflammatory lifestyle and experience our new wellness programming.

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Cover of American Spa Magazine for September 2018.
2018 - American Spa | September

Moorish Magnificence

American Spa highlights Miraval Arizona’s commitment to caring for their staff and features quotes from our general manager, Mark Stebbings.

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Cover of Travel and Leisure magazine for June 2018.
2018 - Travel & Leisure | June

Testing the Waters

Vasudhara, Miraval Arizona’s newest spa treatment combines Thai massage with sensory deprivation for a unique, transformational experience.

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  • 2019
    AZ Big Media
    Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Spas for 2019
  • 2019
    Tucson Foodie
    Ultimate Chef's Table
  • 2019
    American Spa Online
    Inside Miraval Group's Recent Mindful Rebirth
  • 2019
    Coveteur
    Best Luxury Spas in the U.S
  • 2019
    Iconic Life
    Kick Off Your Healthy New Year at Miraval
  • 2018
    E Online
    Inside Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Luxurious Desert Honeymoon
  • 2018
    Conde Nast Traveler Online
    Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals
  • 2018
    Departures Online
    7 Transformative Crystal Spa Treatments to Try Now
  • 2018
    Gift Shop
    Resort Retail
  • 2018
    Museums & More
    Desert Delight
  • 2018
    Cosmopolitan Online
    13 Chill-Out Secrets to Steal From a Wellness Resort
  • 2018
    The New York Times
    Culinary Travel - Eating, Drinking and Conscious Cooking at Miraval Arizona
  • 2018
    Forbes
    Why Miraval Arizona Remains The Country's Top Wellness Destination
Luxury Magazine cover for spring 2018.
2018 - LUXURY Magazine Spring

Eight destinations bring something new to the massage table.

The Retreat at Miraval: “For some, the wellness journey is inward; for others, it is outward.”

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Cover of American Spa magazine.
American Spa: Passport to Bali

People on the Move

Miraval Group names key leaders for its Tucson and Austin resorts.

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Cover of Harper's Bazaar for May 2018.
2018 - Harpers Bazaar

The Price of Beauty

A getaway to Miraval supports the mission of “feeling better about yourself every day.”

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  • 2018
    American Spa
    “Crystals are energizing spa-goers”—and Miraval has them in our Path of the Jaguar treatment.
  • 2018
    PopSugar
    Just Breathe: 10 Amazing Yoga Retreats From Around the World
  • 2018
    Conde Nast Traveler
    The Most Out-There Spa Treatments of 2018, and Where to Get Them
  • 2018
    Elite Traveler
    Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa
  • 2018
    MindBodyGreen
    The Sustainable Food Trend Is Catching On
Cover of Luxe Interiors+Design magazine 2018.
Luxe Interior Design

Resort Redux

Miraval Arizona unveils The Retreat—22 rustic, contemporary villas with a distinctive indoor-outdoor quality.

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Virtuoso Traveler magazine cover for December 2018.
Virtuoso Traveler

Resolution Reboot

Miraval Arizona takes sensory deprivation to new depths with its 50-minute Vasudhara treatment.

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Cover of Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers' Choice Awards.
2017 Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Award

Readers' Choice Award

Miraval Arizona once again honored as a top resort.

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SHAPE magazine cover for November 2017.
2017 SHAPE Award

SPA DESTINATION ICON

“Miraval has a single goal: to help guests learn how to achieve equilibrium in their lives so they find more meaning and joy in every day.”

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Screenshot of Wall Street Journal article on Spa Vacations for Men.
Wall Street Journal

Spa Vacations for Men: The New Executive Perk

“My personal favorite is Miraval … it’s important to realize that [men] need some TLC too.”

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  • 2017
    USA Today
    10 ways to stretch your body (and mind) in Arizona
  • 2017
    Town & Style
    They said the third time's the charm and this was my third trip to Miraval