6 Spa Retreat Center Success Stories [2023]

Updated: July 24th, 2023
Start A Spa Retreat Center

Spa retreat centers offer yoga, meditation, healing treatments, and counseling sessions to support the patient in finding balance and a sense of well-being. However, wellness retreat centers can be unique, so the same classes, workshops, and treatments can differ.

With the growing demand for wellness retreat services, starting your spa retreat center can be profitable. To start, identify the target market, and establish a facility. You can offer a mobile retreat service or equip a physical facility where you will serve the customers.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a spa retreat center:

Learn more about starting a spa retreat center:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a spa retreat center?
-> Pros and cons of a spa retreat center

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established spa retreat center

Other resources

3. Glosshouz ($3.3M/year)

Loni Le Van-Etter (from Centennial, CO, USA) started Glosshouz over 7 years ago.

$275K / month
1 founders / 35 employees

Case Study

Hello! I am Loni, the founder of Glosshouz, a full-service day spa, out of Centennial, CO. I created the business in 2016 after a 15-year career as an electrical engineer working for other big technology companies.

January 2023 begins an exciting chapter in our business initiatives as we embark on selling our Glosshouz brand and business model as a franchise offering. I’m excited to help other entrepreneurs learn how to be successful with the Glosshouz brand.


4. Kalahari Resorts TODO

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  • Website traffic: 1.07M/month
  • Business rank: #176K

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5. Esalen Institute

On ancient ground, opening new horizons. Pioneering deep change in self and society.

  • Business rank: #456K

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6. Coeur d'Alene Resort

  • Website traffic: 90K/month
  • Business rank: #587K

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