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Bring balance to life... New Life Hiking Spa

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A hiker’s paradise

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One of four great weight loss spas

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A totally worthwhile wellness retreat

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A pioneer spa…top ten in the world for weight loss, outdoor adventure, affordability, going solo and more

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One of the three best U.S. summer stays & America’s most soothing spa

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An Award Winning Destination Spa and Wellness Retreat

Our 2016 Season is complete
2017 Season Dates:  May 11 – October 2

New Life Hiking Spa is a nationally recognized, affordable fitness, wellness and weight loss destination. Founded in 1978 by the director, Jimmy LeSage, M.S., New Life is one of the oldest and most established destination spa programs of its kind in the country catering to over 800 guests each spring through the fall season.

Our program accommodates approximately 40 guests at a time. Hiking options accommodate beginner, (along picturesque country settings) intermediate, (along the diverse terrain of the Appalachian and Long Trails) and advanced (challenges up the some of the highest peaks in Vermont) fitness levels.

Each year, people travel from around the world to New Life Hiking Spa to attend our eleven night weight loss retreats, 5-10 night Jump Start Getaways and 2-4 night mini-wellness vacations. Our 2016 season is in full swing and we will remain open until October 3.  An award-winning destination spa and wellness retreat, New Life focuses on a mixture of hiking, fitness classes and healthy eating in order to help people begin anew with a lifestyle change that will carry over once guests return to their normal daily lives. Always affordable, New Life is just $229- $269 per person/per night based on length of stay and includes absolutely everything.  New Life has won accolades from Health Magazine, SHAPE Magazine, newly created 2015 SpaFinder Wellness Travel Award.  New Life Hiking Spa was listed as the #1 spa on the Spas of America listing for 2014 & 2015. Most recently, it was named the #1 Destination Spa in the United States by Travel + Leisure Magazine.  These results were featured on the Today Show and can be found here:

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Click here to watch New Life Hiking Spa be announced as the #1 Destination Spa in America

Affordable Spa Rates present a choice of Spa Vacation Packages:

  • 2 to 4 night Mini Vacation is an outdoor fun, stress-reducing getaway. Enjoy the Vermont mountain scenery and fresh air as well as spa amenities.
  • 5 to 10 night Jump Start Getaway allows you to lose weight, de-stress, and get stronger while learning new techniques to continue with a healthy lifestyle.
  • Weight Loss Retreat of 11 nights or longer empowers you to make realistic solid changes in your eating habits and lifestyle. Our extended program provides a safe comfortable environment where you can realize your permanent weight loss goals.


“I highly recommend the 11-night stay for anyone who really needs to get on the right path.” – Sarah Caron, Cooperstown, NY

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The flexibility of our schedule allows daily modification. We offer a variety of activities for men and women at all fitness levels, as well as the amenities of a year-round resort.

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