Wellness Seeker

Photo courtesy Terra Bistro

Healthy Spots to Eat

Voted as the healthiest restaurant in the Vail Valley by locals, Terra Bistro in Vail is committed to using the highest quality natural and organic ingredients available. Chefs at Terra Bistro make personal connections with farmers, ranchers, fisheries, and other suppliers to ensure they have fresh, sustainable ingredients.  Add Terra Bistro to your Wellness Vacation and you won’t be sorry!

Another healthy option includes Yellowbelly in Vail. Serving up natural fried and rotisserie chicken along with fresh sides, this healthful and delicious restaurant is a favorite of locals. We love that they make everything in-house from scratch everyday and try to source non-GMO and organic products when possible.

 

Spa Day

Voted as one of the best spas in the Vail Valley, the Aria located in the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa will help you relax into a state of wellness on your vacation. Featuring facials, massages, wraps, and scrubs, Aria spa offers you the opportunity to be healthy in body and mind.  Inspired by the Rockies, their signature treatments are sure to tip you into a state of bliss.

If you’re looking for a more invigorating approach to wellness, Aria’s Athletic Club is the Vail Valley’s largest health and wellness center. Totaling 78,000 sq. ft., the Aria Athletic Club has state of the art equipment, personal training programs, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, an indoor running track, and so much more! After your workout, head to the hard-won hot tubs or steam rooms.

Fresh, Fresh, Fresh

With 3 Farmers Markets throughout the Vail Valley, you won’t have a lack of fresh food and locally made crafts. Find freshly picked organic fruit and vegetables, fresh baked goods, or even freshly cut meat and cheeses. Venture to the Avon, Vail or Minturn Farmers markets to find what unique selections are available.

Find Your Balance

Yoga is one way to get back into your chi, so try doing it in the serenity of the pristine mountain peaks and water ways. Eagle YogaFest is a fun event to balance a fit mind with a fit body.

To truly find your balance, try your hand at yoga on a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP).  SUP is one of the fastest growing water sports, and once you add the intense and invigorating element of yoga, you are sure to have a winner! Previous yoga or SUP experience isn’t required, just make sure you bring an open mind and a smile! Either rent a SUP on your own, or find a class to attend at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, but make sure SUP Yoga is on your vacation list.

Local Tips

Special tours are available at the Steadman Phillipon Research Institute – see cutting-edge orthopedic research in the heart of Vail.