The Ranch Hudson Valley Opens


I’m thrilled to share that The Ranch Hudson Valley is now booking clients! Which is exciting news. But it gets better – Premier Wellness Travel clients will receive a choice of a complimentary additional massage, acupuncture, or chiropractic session. 

The Ranch Hudson Valley continues its tradition of results-oriented wellness programming within the serenity of a historic 200-acre lakefront estate. It’s like Edith Wharton meets Kimberly Synder meets Tara Stiles meets Mary Oliver. Or classic style with delicious, nutritious food, yoga, and meditation, plus a dash of poetry in nature.

Keep reading, but please let me know if this wellness resort intrigues you. I’m looking into getting a group of at least ten women to enjoy this incredible experience, together with some additional programming from me focused on yoga therapy and journaling for healing.

This stunning new property is less than an hour from New York City and allows just 25 guests to share in either a 3-night/4-day (M. – Th.) or 4-night/5-day (Th. – M) wellness journey each week.

This experience is crafted to include The Ranch’s signature mountain hikes, strength training, restorative yoga, and organic plant-based meals, all designed for a complete mental and physical reset. The Ranch Hudson Valley is open 52 weeks/year and is also available for property buyouts.

Because our host agency has been an important part of The Ranch family, you can be among the first to experience this location and improve your vitality by reconnecting with nature and nourishing your spirit in a spectacular new environment. As always, we will secure your special booking perks and amenities. 
Here’s more about their award-winning, highly structured, and results-oriented program.

Highlights of The Ranch Hudson Valley

  • Immersed in the natural surroundings of the lower Hudson Valley – less than an hour from New York City.  
  • Set on a historic, private lakefront, luxurious estate that spans 200 forested acres
  • Exclusive intimate groups of 25 guests 
  • A total reset of your mind and body, tailored to your ability and personal needs. 
  • Talented and caring staff is trained in all aspects of fitness and rehabilitation and ready to guide and support you in achieving your personal program goals.

How you’ll spend your days

Their signature program can be 3 or 4 nights. You’ll enjoy an active daily schedule surrounded by nature. You’ll have the choice of a 2- or 4-hour hike each morning, exploring trails with panoramic views of the Hudson River and the surrounding mountains and valleys. The hikes happen year-round amidst hundreds of miles of breathtaking trails steps from the property in the 4,000-acre Ringwood State Park or a short drive to the 40,000-acre Harriman State Park.

Afternoons are filled with strength training, restorative yoga, and a daily massage. To keep you nourished and revitalized throughout the day, our esteemed culinary team prepares an organic, plant-based, and nutrient-rich seasonal menu (which many guests are inspired to recreate at home!). I own and love both of their cookbooks and use them all the time.

Wellness Focus

Morning stretch, fitness, yoga, and meditation classes are held in The Ranch Gym, the estate’s former 2,000-square-foot ballroom. A new 5,000-square-foot solarium features an indoor heated pool for guests to enjoy throughout the year and fitness classes during the cooler months, along with a hot and cold contrast plunge and infrared sauna.  In addition, the property includes a great room, game room, multiple sitting areas, treatment rooms, and a heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi.  Seasonally, guests may enjoy activities like stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, or wild swimming in the onsite lake. In the Winter, with fresh snow, expect incredible sledding in our backyard.

And More Wellness Offerings

For those seeking more unique health treatments or additional recovery enhancements, you can avail yourself of additional offerings, including IV therapy, Bod Pod body composition, colon hydrotherapy, chiropractic treatments, infrared sauna, energy healing, sound baths, and contrast hydrotherapy through a hot and cold plunge pool. These services are designed to support your mind and body while enhancing results.

Limited Electronic Devices

Your stay provides a distraction-free environment to connect with nature’s healing elements and reconnect with yourself and others on a deeper level. To further assist in calming the mind, our luxury accommodations are free from televisions, and we recommend minimal use of electronic devices to benefit your mental health further. For those who need to stay connected, they just ask that you limit any usage to your private room, which is equipped with wi-fi. But, I mean, putting your mobile electronic devices to bed for their own retreat sounds heavenly!

Luxurious Rooms

When it’s time to unwind from the day, retreat to one of 25 beautifully appointed private rooms. Guests have three categories of room types from which to choose, along with the option for double occupancy rooms with two queen beds or one king bed. Blending custom upholstery and antique furnishings, each room has the feel of staying in a luxurious guest room, with views featuring the lake, landscaped courtyard, or mountain trails.

The Results

  • Changes to both mental and physical health
  • Fosters human connection 
  • Creates meaningful and positive change
  • Jumpstarts to a path towards a healthier lifestyle
  • Detoxifies the body 
  • Educates you on how to create healthier habits
  • Trains your muscles 
  • Resets you mentally

Upon completion, guests feel both physically and mentally refreshed, logging miles of hiking, gaining strength, losing weight and inches, emanating a vibrant, healthy glow, and regaining mental clarity and peace of mind. Lasting nutritional and fitness guidance from The Ranch continues after departure to ensure guests sustain the benefits of their stay.

How to Get There

Located just one hour outside of New York City and three major airports, The Ranch Hudson Valley offers a respite to free your mind of distractions. This stunning, historic, private lakefront estate is situated on 200 forested acres in the Lower Hudson Valley. Getting there from DC is 4 hours and 42 minutes.


  • Private accommodations
  • Daily guided hikes and afternoon fitness class
  • Daily yoga or meditation class
  • Daily massage for each full day of your stay
  • Plant-based and nutritionally dense meals and snacks designed to nourish & detoxify
  • Bod Pod body composition analysis
  • Evening elective nutrition and wellness discussions
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Laundry services
  • There is a 16% service charge, including taxes, on all reservations


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