Wellness Weekends at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

Wellness Weekends at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

Best Wellness Retreats in Georgia

If you're looking for rest and relaxation, spa treatments, yoga classes or just a quiet place to recharge, these wellness retreats around Georgia are right for you. Take advantage of the various treatments that these facilities offer. If you can’t find one that suits your needs, you can also create your own!

The Lodge and Spa at Callaway Resort & Gardens

Callaway Resort & Gardens, Pine Mountain

You might know it as a family-friendly getaway for its gardens, holiday lights and onsite accommodations, but did you know that Callaway Resort & Gardens also has wellness retreats? Themed retreats are held four times throughout the year with an emphasis on yoga and meditation, led by a certified instructor. Rates include lodge accommodations. Check their calendar for the 2019 wellness retreats in January, April, June and September.

View from the porch at Dahlonega Resort and Vineyard

Dahlonega Resort and Vineyard, Dahlonega

Set in North Georgia's wine region, Dahlonega Resort and Vineyard has 22 guest rooms and cabins with private bathrooms, but no phones or televisions so you can stay disconnected on retreats held throughout the year. Boasting mountain views, this facility offers miles of trails, a meditation labyrinth, an outdoor Jacuzzi, yoga studio and restaurant. The spa also has four treatment rooms for massages, body wraps and facials.

Monastic Heritage Center at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers

Located less than an hour from Atlanta, the Monastery of the Holy Spirit has been home to a community of monks for decades. The monastery is open to public retreats where guests can spend their time in silence or attend daily prayers like lectio divina and Eucharist. There are both planned retreats with themes and those organized individually, including accommodations, meals and access to the grounds for a suggested donation.

Elohee in Sautee, Georgia

Elohee, Sautee

In Sautee near Helen, Elohee promotes meditation, movement, yoga, art and sustainability in their retreats. Each one has a different program and theme, whether it be writing a memoir or personal growth. The campus has lodging, a dining hall, a yoga hall, a fire ring atop Bald Mountain, and miles of trails and waterfalls.

Ignatius House Retreat Center in Atlanta

Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center, Atlanta

Tucked in the hills above the Chattahoochee River, it's easy to pass by this Jesuit center without realizing. Ignatius House is open to those of all faiths for weekend and are based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, in silence and under the leadership of a spiritual director with different themes. The retreats include private bedrooms and bathrooms, meals and abundance spaces for quiet reflection.

Published: November 2018
Written by: Caroline Eubanks