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Create & Cultivate

Savor the Summer

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August 1 - September 30

This summer indulge and nourish your mind, body, and spirit with our array of culinary offerings. Savor Southern Arizona’s flavors with our interactive workshops and cocktail classes. Learn how to flavor barbecued meats with mesquite pods or make delicious plant-based meals. Resident nutritionists and dietitians share advice for choosing the right quantity and quality of food to maximize taste and optimize the benefits of your daily activities.

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All packages include resort credit to use toward life-enhancing wellness activities, private sessions with specialists, or Life in Balance Spa services. Plus packages include gourmet meals, unlimited snacks, smoothies, and specialty coffee drinks, full access to Miraval’s extensive resort amenities including Body Mindfulness fitness center, three pools, hiking trails, and more. All gratuities included.

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Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen

Enter our open, experiential kitchen and learn alongside Miraval’s culinary team about using the right tools and techniques to add flavor and texture to healthy meals. This is a fresh space for you to explore your epicurean interests and gain insights into recipes, ingredients, and methods.


Use your extra nightly resort credit to add even more wellbeing lectures, or culinary experiences to your Miraval itinerary.


    All Packages Include:

    • Delicious and healthy gourmet meals served daily in our Cactus Flower Restaurant.
    • Complimentary daily wellness activities, lectures, yoga, meditation and fitness classes.
    • Luxurious, casita-inspired accommodations.
    • Unlimited fresh smoothies, tea, coffee, and freshly prepared grab ‘n go snacks served at Palm Court Cafe.
    • In-Room Dining & all non-alcoholic beverage service.
    • Stay four nights, receive the fifth night for free. *Restrictions Apply
    • $175 nightly resort credits to use toward spa services, private sessions, equine, and culinary experiences.
    • Complimentary shared shuttle airport transfers from Tucson International Airport.
    • Miraval is a non-tipping resort.

    Schedule of Events


    The Modern Art of Sauces

    A mindful and nutritional approach to creating innovative, modern sauces that complement the best of foods. This one hour, hands on class teaches innovative culinary techniques required to make world-class sauces such as knife skills, sauté, simmering and an inside approach as to how professional chefs develop and pair flavors. Featuring a rotating schedule sauces include: Tapenades, Prestos, Romesco and many others. Sauces are paired with wine and a dish.

    All About the Egg

    Discover the rich nutrients and flavors that eggs and other breakfast or brunch items can offer. Explore techniques used by Miraval’s culinary team with an inside look at nutrition, preparation, and service. Conclude with a light meal.

    Plant Based Cooking

    This interactive experience will teach you to create and cook satisfying plant-based dishes.

    Just Cook For Me

    Sample the culinary creations of our talented chefs with our most intimate dining experience in the heart of Miraval’s kitchen. Savor selections from our daily menu as well as freshly-formulated, exclusive dishes that are paired with wine. This offering is designed for the adventurous foodie. We are unable to accommodate food allergies.

    Cocktails in the Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen

    Enjoy a chef-created appetizer and cocktail while you learn about our food philosophy and hear about healthy cooking tips and tricks.

    Blend ‘n’ Balance Smoothie

    Join us for an educational smoothie-making experience. Learn which ingredients provide the most balanced nutrient absorption and health benefits.

    Journeys with Intention

    Journeys with Intentions put you in the center of your wellness experience. We recognize you as a unique individual and curate personalized experiences that align with what matters most –your connection with yourself, with others, and the world around you.