California | Cal-a-Vie

July 22, 2021

We’re heading to Southern California today, to be whisked away from all our worries and unhealthy influences at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa.

Cal-a-Vie is situated in a sun-dappled valley just north of San Diego. When arriving here you’ll be greeted by lavender fields, sunflowers, and vineyards and then treated to some of the best service and luxury accommodations in the industry.

Though the property was rated Travel & Leisure’s #1 Destination Health Spa in North America – it’s more than just a spa. Here you can set and achieve health goals, reset mentally, and work with experts in exercise, mindfulness, and aesthetics.

Our guest is Terri Havens, the owner of Cal-a-Vie and visionary behind it’s nurturing design and life changing programs. Terri tells us some incredible stories about the property and some very special past guests.




Listen to hear:

  • 01:54 – About Terri’s favorite spot on the property
  • 04:18 – Where her love for France comes from
  • 05:27 – What inspired Terri and her husband to start a health and wellness project in California
  • 07:17 – How her ideas and philosophies developed
  • 09:18 – About some behind the scene details
  • 13:15 – How some special pieces of decor are incorporated on the property
  • 15:18 – What do they want guests to feel and experience
  • 18:46 – About Terri’s favorite activities on the property
  • 27:02 – Why one special memory of a past guest stayed with her
  • 29:32 – Which celebrity guests stayed here
  • 31:22 – About her choices on healthy lifestyle
  • 34:38 – What you will learn about the world after visiting Cal-a-Vie


Listener Exclusive Amenities

A bottle of their Chateau Cal-a-Vie cab blend, sauvignon blanc, or rose wine


 their special Cal-a-Vie candle, t-shirt and hat.

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