Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, USA
Lush forest, rugged Pacific coastline and rugged mountain-scapes make Big Sur one of the most staggeringly beautiful and deeply healing nests of rejuvenation in the US.
Esalen Institute, which calls itself a “non-profit American retreat center and intentional community”, has been around since 1962 and is still the best place to enjoy the Big Sur vibes.
Choose one of their world-renowned meditation workshops and as a bonus partake in the hot springs, massage and healing arts on offer. The ancient lands and water will do the rest.