Vancouver Island prides itself in offering a substantial number of health and healing centres that hold workshops and attract people from all over British Columbia, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Educational retreats, yoga retreats, meditation retreats, and spiritual retreat spas allow people to experience skilled bodyworks in quiet and tranquil settings, and help people improve their general health and wellness by supporting an holistic lifestyle. Let these centres treat you to meditation and yoga, relaxing bodywork sessions, and more.

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Fresh Start | Health Restoration & Lifestyle Transformation Retreat
7-28 Day Healing Retreats 4384 South Island Highway Campbell River BC V9H 1E8 Toll Free: 1-888-658-3324Visit WebsiteInquire Now

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Fresh Start is a true healing place for people who are looking for natural health solutions and would like to seriously improve their physical health, emotional wellness and re-pattern unhealthy habits. And also it is for those who are healthy yet would like to take their wellbeing to the next level and desire to rejuvenate, detoxify their body and need assistance in achieving effective yet doable long-term healthy lifestyle change.

We are unique and virtually the only natural health retreat in Canada that specializes in advanced, comprehensive, professionally guided, safe and individualized 7-28-day healing retreats for individuals with mild to moderate health conditions. We have hosted over 145 retreats serving close to 1,500 clients since 2005.

Guests have come here to quit smoking, lose weight, shake off depression, start healing GI from IBS, colitis, severe constipation or bloating; deal with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue or various types of arthritis; those going through post-divorce recovery, loss of the loved ones, trauma, and dealing with various other health and life challenges. We have been working with each guest individually on assisting them with reaching their unique health goals, and over the years have developed effective and safe programs, including Professional Assessments and Guidance, carefully developed Individualized Healing Path™, consisting of One-on-One Treatments with experienced natural health specialists and body workers, as well as Custom Healing Protocols™ formulas to help you heal at a deeper level.

In addition to individual work on your health, every day you’ll be learning how to sustain the results when back home through informative health lectures, food-preparation classes, workshops and videos, as well as establishing new self-care routines through participating in guided meditations, yoga, fitness classes and, of course, nature walks and excursions in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The retreat is located on the gorgeous ocean side with bald eagles, mountains, deer and nearby Oyster River…

Looking for help? Do take the time to learn how you or your loved ones can benefit from immersing yourself into a True Healing Place. Watch how others took the time to gradually heal, learn new habits, and regain vibrancy. If you are looking to transform your health and lifestyle, please visit Fresh Start website to learn more.

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Black Bear Resort & Spa
PO Box 285 1812 Campbell Way Port McNeill BC V0N 2R0 Phone: 250-956-4900Fax: 250-956-4909Toll Free: 1-866-956-4900Visit Website

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Black Bear Resort in the beautiful coastal community of Port McNeill is the newest property on Northern Vancouver Island, offering elegant accommodation on the fringe of a natural forest with beautiful ocean views. The stylish cedar resort boasts 40 tastefully decorated guestrooms each with stunning views of the protected harbour, Malcolm Island, and the coastal mountains of the BC mainland.

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Susurrus Spa at Poets Cove Resort
Poets Cove Resort & Spa Bedwell Drive RR2 Pender Islands BC V0N 2M2 Phone: 250-629-2100Toll Free: 1-888-870-8889Visit Website

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Susurrus Spa is dedicated to the care and rejuvenation of the whole person, the body, mind and soul. Let us take you on a sensory voyage of health, wellness and pampering in our luxurious oceanfront haven of tranquility. Indulge yourself at Susurrus Spa located at the oceanfront oasis of Poets Cove Resort & Spa on picturesque Pender Island, the premier luxury resort in the Southern Gulf Islands. Susurrus Spa takes its inspiration from the very word ‘susurrus’, which means ‘a whispering sound or murmur.’

Susurrus Spa is a full-service Gulf Islands spa specializing in traditional spa treatments, as well as Hawaiian, classic Chinese and South Asian therapies. We seek to unlock tension and stress to promote physical, emotional and mental wellness. Upon your arrival, we will provide you with a comfortable robe, sandals and grooming amenities. Feel at ease with private men’s and women’s locker rooms, and enjoy complimentary fresh treats, tea and lemon water while you wait for your treatment to begin.

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Ancient Cedars Spa
The Wickaninnish Inn Osprey Lane at Chesterman Beach PO Box 250 Tofino BC V0R 2Z0 Phone: 250-725-3113Fax: 250-725-3129Toll Free: 1-800-333-4604Visit Website

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Extremely beautiful in its setting between the wild Pacific Ocean and old-growth forest, Ancient Cedars Spa, an award-winning destination spa, enhances the magical guest experience at this resort haven, known as a retreat for nature’s “dramas” and epicurean excellence. Ancient Cedars Spa looks out onto the open Pacific Ocean at the enchanting Wickaninnish Inn on Chesterman Beach in Tofino.

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Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge
380 Main Street P.O. Box 130 Tofino BC V0R 2Z0 Phone: 250-726-8235Fax: 250-266-0412Toll Free: 1-888-333-5405Visit Website

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Outpost Location:
Bedwell Sound
West Coast Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island’s celebrated luxury outpost Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge skirts the banks of its namesake ocean inlet, Clayoquot Sound, and offers an escape to the still, tranquil beauty of Canada’s remote wilderness. Set among magnificent conifer forests, the lodge offers guests an unforgettable experience of the landscape and its wildlife. Twenty-five canvas tents designed with contemporary interiors complement period and local artisan-designed pieces to offer a decadent retreat.

Guests have direct access to 600-acres of gloriously wild nature reserve where opportunities for adventure, education, natural enrichment and personal connection abound. Experiences span equestrian, marine-based, land-based, helicopter and fishing adventures.

Drawing inspiration from Vancouver Island’s wild beauty, Executive Chef Asher Blackford translates the landscape to the plate through the sights, scents and tastes of the region and uses premium sustainable, locally grown and foraged ingredients to deliver a 5-star taste of the destination.

Adventure-filled days are bolstered by the freedom to unwind at the spa, where physical and spiritual sanctuary are found in restorative treatments for body and soul. Featuring a waterfront massage tent, saunas and cedar hot tubs for relaxing and drinking in the view.

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