August 3, 2023

Ignite Romance & Celebrate Wellness with a Couples Retreat

Life’s hustle and bustle can often leave couples feeling disconnected, in need of respite and deeper connection with one another. A shared wellness retreat offers the opportunity to escape daily distractions and focus on nurturing not only your individual well-being but also your emotional bond.

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July 28, 2023

Dr. Wilkinson’s Wins Wine Country’s Best Hotel in USA Today’s 10Best

With a tagline of “Where wellness meets happiness,” it’s not surprising this resort feels different than many others around Napa Valley. Open since 1952, it has a retro vibe and is particularly popular for its on-site hot mineral springs.

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July 27, 2023

The Doc’s Named Best Girls Weekend Getaway

Dr. Wilkinson's has been named Best Girls Weekend Getaway in Modern Luxury San Francisco's Best of the Bay awards. Get your squad together. It's time to book that girls trip.

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July 27, 2023

Remarkable Benefits of Mud Baths for the Body and Mind

Napa Valley is synonymous with premier wineries and picturesque landscapes, yet its hidden wellness oasis — Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs — awaits with a plethora of exquisite spa treatments and rejuvenation experiences. Established as Calistoga's original wellness resort, Dr. Wilkinson's takes pride in offering the best services for its discerning clientele. One of these exceptional treatments is the therapeutic mud bath, promising a myriad of health benefits for both your body and mind.

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July 20, 2023

The Ultimate Relaxation: A Guide to Spa Treatments at Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

Nestled in the idyllic landscapes of Napa Valley, the hidden gem of Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs & Mineral Springs can be found. Celebrated as Calistoga's original wellness resort, Dr. Wilkinson's boasts a wide array of exquisite spa treatments designed to rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. From stress-relieving massages to revitalizing mud baths, the expert team at Dr. Wilkinson's is dedicated to providing you with unforgettable experiences that cater to your individual needs.

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July 13, 2023

Why Rent a Spa Garden for an Unforgettable Evening with Friends

In Calistoga, spa gardens have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for a good reason. They offer a relaxing and rejuvenating experience unmatched by any other vacation destination. However, they are not just for solo travelers or couples looking for a romantic getaway. They are also perfect for groups of friends who want to spend quality time together in a luxurious and peaceful environment.

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July 6, 2023

What Are the 4 Amazing Health Benefits of Taking a Mud Bath?

Whether you need a break from school or work, self-care has become essential to maintaining your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Setting time for yourself can recharge your batteries, boost your self-esteem, and improve relationships. It can also help you lower stress, anxiety, and burnout.

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June 29, 2023

Why It’s Worth Saying “I Do” to a Winery Wedding

If you have ever found yourself daydreaming about walking down the aisle, hand-in-hand with your soulmate, surrounded by picturesque rolling vineyards, and the sweet aroma of grapes and wine in the air, you might just be destined for a winery wedding. It's no secret that vineyard nuptials have been growing in popularity, and for good reason.

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June 23, 2023

House of Better Is Calistoga’s Secret, Five-Star Summer Dining Destination

When a classic property famous for its mud baths and mineral water pools in wine country approached Trevor Logan about creating the menu for its new restaurant, he didn’t hesitate, jumping at the chance to bring Southwestern comfort classics to Napa Valley. It’s a trick he’d pulled off before: Logan ran the now-closed NoPa staple Green Chile Kitchen for a decade and a half, and he’s credited with introducing San Franciscans to New Mexico cuisine, specifically to vitamin C-rich green chiles. He knew Sonoma well, having opened a Chile Pies Baking Co. location in Guerneville in 2018. All this made him a natural choice to helm House of Better, the casual, counter-service dining destination at Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs, a fixture in downtown Calistoga since the 1950s.

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June 22, 2023

11 Easy Weekend Getaways From San Francisco

Further north in Calistoga, the iconic Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs has been transformed with its chic, fully renovated, midcentury modern–inspired rooms, an on-site eatery, House of Better, that serves Southwestern-style fare, a new outdoor spa, and several new room concepts, like a stand-alone one-bedroom bungalow.

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