Golden Door® Spa Is Honored Among Top 10 Fitness Spas By Shape Magazine

Aug 20, 2012, 23:30 ET from Golden Door Spa

ESCONDIDO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shape Magazine has named the legendary Golden Door Spa, Escondido one of the Top 10 A-List Bikini Boot Camps. As one of "the ritziest retreats where Hollywood's hottest stars get fit," according to Shape, this legendary destination spa provides Hollywood fans Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart the ultimate gateway and getaway to well-being.


"Golden Door Spa taught me how to better relax and heal not only my body but my mind and soul. It's called a retreat for a reason," said Karina Smirnoff, Dancing with the Stars Season 13 winner who taught dance classes during Dance Week 2012 at Golden Door earlier this year.

"I loved bringing my DanceFIT-KS experience to the Golden Door Spa! All of the staff and guests reminded me of why I love what I do! The response was overwhelmingly positive and humbling," added Karina.

Discreetly tucked away in a lush terrain of more than 377 acres, Golden Door is known for its variety of customized fitness and wellness programs, 20 miles of private hiking trails, Japanese-inspired architecture, and staff-to-guest ratio of 4-to-1, and garden-to-plate cuisine. Guests can enjoy a selection of over 40 fitness activities such as hiking, yoga, Pilates, dance, tennis, T'ai Chi and archery. The spa features top fitness trainers, massage teams, dieticians, organic spa cuisine, and state-of-the-art fitness facilities for the perfect mind, body and spirit retreat.

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About Golden Door Spa
The original Golden Door Spa®, founded by Deborah Szekely in 1958, is home to one of the most innovative, integrative and transformative luxury retreats in the world today. Winner of SpaFinder Reader's Choice Award in 2011 and Travel & Leisure's 2011 World's Best Awards, it is known for customized fitness and wellness programs, 20 miles of private hiking trails, Japanese-inspired architecture, plus a staff-to-guest ratio of 4:1. Golden Door Spa is part of the LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels collection, a dynamic collection of resorts and hotels dedicated to an entirely new definition of luxury. For information and reservations contact Golden Door Spa at (866) 420-6414 book online:

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