Use the essence of nature to restore your mind and spirit in a peaceful refuge.
If you’re looking for a perfect fall or winter escape—one that will really allow you to disconnect from the demands of everyday life, bask in the beauty of the season, and just “be”— look no further than Menla’s breathtaking nature resort and healing spa in the heart of the Catskills. Create your own getaway and spend a long weekend or the entire week on more than 300 acres of private wilderness. As a wildlife refuge and Audubon bird sanctuary, Menla offers numerous opportunities to catch a glimpse of animals in their natural habitat.
Use the essence of nature to restore your mind and spirit in a peaceful refuge. Choose from deluxe accommodations, complete with en suite bathrooms, simply and elegantly decorated. Cozy, private cabins are available if you need more personal space or are traveling with family, colleagues, or friends. Caring staff are available to assist you in creating your personalized getaway, and, with plenty of room to spread out, you can have as much or as little interaction with other guests as you like.
Awaken new senses with sound baths and sound therapy techniques that release stress through harmonic vibration.
Calm your mind and let go of your anxiety with private qi gong, yoga, and meditation sessions available to book à la carte daily. Relax with one of many nature immersion experiences. Awaken new senses with sound baths and sound therapy techniques that release stress through harmonic vibration. After the sun sets, light up the night with a bonfire under the stars. Let fresh air, water, movement, and sound envelop your senses in the mystical act of forest bathing. On-site and nearby trails range from easy to advanced for hiking or snow-shoeing. Book a guided hike or explore on your own. Some of the best ski slopes in the region, offering equipment rentals and options for various mountain sports, are just a short drive away.
FOOD & SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainability is a core part of Menla’s philosophy. Every effort is made to source ethically and with minimal impact on the environment. Their vegetarian farm-to-table menu features organic dishes right from Menla’s gardens and greenhouse. You can dine in the privacy of your room or in the main dining room overlooking Eva’s Pond. Take a garden tour to learn more about how menu items are sustainably grown. Everything from ecology and horticulture to the healing power of medicinal plants is offered. Menla’s drinking water comes from artesian springs and is some of the cleanest water in the world.
The vegetarian farm-to-table menu features organic dishes right from Menla’s gardens and greenhouse.
After an invigorating day outdoors, a selection of saunas and steam rooms awaits. From traditional Finnish saunas to soaking tubs to Ayurvedic steam box therapy, Menla offers a host of options to detoxify and boost immunity, a practice that has been used in various parts of the world for thousands of years.
Book your world-class Eastern or Western therapies, such as the signature Tibetan Kunye massage, Shirodhara, energy readings, customized facials, and herbal baths, just a few of the lavish therapies found on the Dewa Spa menu. After your spa treatments, cozy up next to a fireplace with a book or watch films in the 200-year-old newly renovated vintage barn. Treat yourself to a replenishing and restorative getaway that will stay with you long after your return. The beauty of the mountains, the quiet of the forests, and the indulgence of the senses awaits.
375 Pantherkill Road, Phoenicia