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SLO Wellness Vacation Ideas

San Luis Obispo is the perfect healthy lifestyle vacation spot. Stressful days? Not here. Work-life balance? Yep, it actually exists in SLO, where a healthy work environment is encouraged. In fact, San Luis Obispo is so health-focused, you can easily take a trip here and leave feeling better than when you arrived. And that’s the whole point of traveling, isn’t it? 

From hiking and outdoor yoga to plant-based menus and healthy recipes at local restaurants to other physical activities designed for reducing stress, a SLO wellness vacation is your prescription for feeling great!


Tons of places around town offer yoga classes, with indoor and outdoor sessions available depending on the weather. But with our picture-perfect seasons, outdoor classes are go-to choices most times of the year. Want to mix it up a bit? There’s even goat yoga at the Madonna Inn! 

Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market

If you’ve never been to SLO, you’ve probably still heard of our internationally famous Thursday night Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market. Drawing vendors from around the Central Coast, and featuring local produce, flowers, farm-to-table meals, gifts, crafts, live music and beer aplenty, this SLO tradition is held all year long. Whatever you do, make sure you’re here on a Thursday night!


Bliss out in one of California’s most laid-back towns with one of these relaxing vacation ideas. From chair massages to quiet gardens at bed and breakfasts and mindfulness classes at the San Luis Obispo History Center, you’ll get centered and focused on what’s really important in life after a visit to SLO. 

Madonna Inn

Known as one of SLO’s most Instagram-worthy spots, the Madonna Inn is also home to a luxurious facility: The Spa at Madonna Inn. Whether you’re a guest of the hotel or visiting for relaxation, you’ll enjoy massages, facials and body treatments at one of the region’s most talked-about properties.

SLO Wellness Events and Activities Calendar

Stay in the loop with what’s going on in San Luis Obispo from lunch and learns, fitness challenges, fitness classes and more goings-on with our SLO events calendar

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