Trips That Will Change Your Life: Paradise Found
More Places to Get Your Peace
HOTEL HERSHEY: Call ahead to set up private guided meditations at the grand 1930s hotel’s Chocolate Spa, where you can later relax in a — mmmm — whipped cocoa bath. Rooms from about $199 per night. Two hours from Philly. 100 Hotel Road, Hershey, 717-533-2171, thehotelhershey.com.
[sidebar]MIRAVAL: This Arizona resort and spa in the hills just outside Tucson, with a second location in Costa Rica, offers many meditation opportunities, from classes guided by the sound made by “playing” crystal bowls to Loving Kindness Meditation to another called Mirror of the Soul, which can help with decision-making. Around $800 per person, per night, all meals and amenities included. Thirty minutes from Tucson International Airport. 5000 East Via Estancia Miraval, Catalina, Arizona, 800-825-4000, miravalresort.com.
THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MIAMI: Private classes can be presented in your lovely room or in the spa in this glossy hotel on Brickell Key, complete with a gorgeous strip of South Beach. Rooms from about $459 per night. Ten minutes from Miami International Airport. 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, Florida, 305-913-8383, mandarinoriental.com.