Wellfit Malibu is Closed
Update 5/18/19: Wellfit Malibu has deleted their website and appears to be permanently closed. Check out the other weight loss resorts in California on FitStays.
About Wellfit Malibu
Wellfit Malibu is a fitness and weight-loss resort that focuses on fitness, nutrition, and general wellness. It is close to the beaches of Malibu and the Santa Monica Mountains in California.
A unique aspect is that there is a ‘local’ packaging choice, which allows guests to take part in the program from home. Otherwise, guests may visit the ranch-style setting of this wellness resort, with accommodations ranging from single-bed cottage rooms to larger cabins.
Dietitians and several other wellness and educational professionals available to help and guide guests in their fitness quest. Wellfit Malibu also has guided hiking workouts, spa services, and yoga.
There are week-long stay options or weekend program availability.
This resort is currently not accepting reservations.
Wellfit Malibu offers a vast combination of accommodations for guests that range from a single to double beds. Private cabin and cottage rooms are also available.
Private cabins include a queen-sized bed and a private bathroom.
The signature single suite includes a large private studio with a king-sized bed; private bathroom with marble tile, bathtub and separate rain-style shower; armoire and workspace.
The two-bedroom suite is a large private cottage (studio style). It includes an armoire and workspace; two full bathrooms with marble tile, separate rain-style shower, and a vanity made of marble; and a fireplace. The premium private cottage and the private cottage are similar, and both include the following:
- Private room/cottage
- King-sized bed
- Basic amenities (WiFi, hair dryer, air conditioning/heat, and HDTV with DirectTV).
- Armoire and space to work
- Outdoor Terrace
The premium private cottage option does mention an ‘enclosed’ outdoor terrace as opposed to just a terrace.
Days at Wellfit Malibu start with a morning warm-up, followed by several fitness activities throughout the remainder of the day. There are hikes, as well as cardio/circuit and strength training exercises held throughout the afternoon which usually last one hour. There is also a pool class, which lasts about an hour. There is also one hour of yoga, as well as one hour of meditation and relaxation exercises during the evening hours, each day.
Food at Wellfit Malibu includes snacks, breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts. Breakfast items include toast, avocado and scrambled eggs. Items include: protein smoothies for snacks and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert; grilled salmon and quinoa with steamed vegetables for dinner, and chicken tostadas and vegetable soup for lunch. Please note, these are sample menu items for this FitStay.
A salad bar is open during lunch and dinner. It is noted that coffee, caffeinated beverages and other carbonated beverages like soda, are not served at this health and wellness facility. There is also no alcohol.
Extras & Location
Wellfit Malibu is located approximately 45 minutes to a 1-hour via automobile from Los Angeles International Airport, near Interstate 23 and Mulholland Highway. It is not stated whether or not travel arrangements are provided by this wellness facility.
This FitStay is located at Calamigos Ranch, near Rocky Oaks Park, and it is about a 13-minute drive from El Matador State Beach and the Pacific Coast Highway. It is also conveniently close by to several parks.
Extras include a selection of spa services, which are to be booked at the front desk. These are noted to cost an additional fee, but last between the hours of 5 and 10 p.m. each day during the week-long stay option at Wellfit Malibu. During Wellfit Malibu weekend stays, spa treatments and open gym are offered on Saturday starting at 2 p.m.
Pricing at Wellfit Malibu ranges between approximately $1,695 and $6,945 per-person, for weekly stays. There is a ‘local’ option, which allows guests to participate from home for a lower cost. The higher-end
The following are the current listed weekly rates for Wellfit Malibu:
- Private cabin= $2,395
- Signature single suite= $4,845
- Two-bedroom suite= $6,945
- Private cottage= $3,445
- Premium private cottage= $4,145
- Local= $1,695
This FitStay is a moderately-priced health and wellness resort in Malibu, California with balanced meals cooked by experienced chefs, daily. There is also yoga, meditation, and cardio exercises held at different times throughout each day. Week-long as well as weekend stays are available. Prices for weekly stays are reasonable, and cost between $2,000 and $7,000, depending on extras and accommodation choices. This FitStay is located 45 minutes from the Los Angeles International Airport. Guests coming from a distance may want to look into travel arrangements, including the possibility of a rental car.
Wellfit Malibu Pros
- Chefs on-staff – This resort has a variety of food programs run by dietitians and qualified chefs.
- Remote Option – There is a ‘local’ option offered by Wellfit Malibu which allows people to participate in the program at home for around $1,695.
Wellfit Malibu Cons
- Costly – This resort can be costly for some as it can be $7,000 for one week’s stay.
- Transportation needed – Located far from the airport, additional transportation options may be required.