Wellness Experiences in Oceanside
To vacation in Oceanside is to truly live like a local during your stay. Spend just a few hours in our iconic coastal oasis and you’ll immediately pick up on the laid back vibe and calming atmosphere the serene, coastal landscape provides. Although there is fun to be had for any imploring thrill seeker, there are a range of experiences and escapes available for those who are looking for a customized wellness itinerary during their vacation. Get inspired while planning your next vacation to return home with a renewed sense of inspiration, a good dose of Vitamin Sea and an appreciation for what a trip to O’side can really offer when it comes to rejuvenating your mind, body and spirit.
Oceanside is an active traveler’s paradise. With stunning weather and spectacular views, just a walk along the 3.5 mile long Strand lining the ocean will provide a great route to squeeze in some exercise during your stay. But if you’re looking to reset your physical health or maintain your sweat regimen during your stay, check out Oceanside’s variety of boutique drop-in fitness experiences.
Stretch and expand your flexibility at Black Sheep Yoga Studio, perfect for the traveling yogi looking for a studio offering classes ranging from restorative yoga infused with reiki, to advanced flows and even outdoor practices hosted at Buccaneer Beach Park to further ground in nature.
Looking for a sculpting sweat session? Check out Lagree Fit Oceanside located in South Oceanside, a short walk away from trendy coffee shops you can hang out at after your workout is complete. The studio offers 45 minute classes based on a reformer that marries the principles of pilates with strength training and cardio. You can also experience their 30 minute Versa Fit class challenging you with a vertical climbing machine that will leave you with a full body burn to get your heart rate up and blood pumping. Head to Therapy Social Fitness for a range of classes including dance, barre, TRX, yoga and pilates. This popular studio offers an intimate training opportunity while still maintaining the fun atmosphere of a group fitness setting. Even with no dance experience, classes based around the foundations of barre and dance movement are the perfect remedy for targeting smaller muscles and toning.
For those regretting leaving their beloved at-home spin bikes while on their vacation, don’t worry! VERVE Studios is the answer to all your spinning needs and located in a fun co-op space called: The Tremont Collective – home to coffee, brews, food and shopping experiences too! VERVE offers a unique outdoor spin experience combining rhythm-based choreography, high-intensity intervals and even upper body strength training guaranteeing a super fun and sweaty workout for any level rider.
Climb your way to a unique, full-body activity at VITAL Climbing Gym. Conveniently located along South Coast Hwy, Oceanside’s premiere climbing gym offers bouldering where no rope, harness or belayer are required. With padded floors inside, the gym offers climbing shoes for rent to prepare you for a comfortable and fun experience reaching new heights with their available day passes.
Embrace Your Inner Zen
For the wandering spirit looking for peace and stillness during their trip to Oceanside, head to Mission San Luis Rey for quiet meditation and prayer. Take a relaxing walk around the mission grounds which were once home to the native “Luiseños.” Learn more about the fascinating history during your time at the mission by visiting the beautiful lavanderia, museum – offering self-guided tours, stunning chapel and museum store to pick up momentos and religious items. This beloved Oceanside gem boasts the nickname “The King of the Missions” for being the largest mission along CA’s mission trail and its striking architecture and beautifully kept gardens will serve as the perfect escape from your day-to-day routine.
If you’re seeking a source of inspiration and artistry, look no further than a visit to the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA). With rotating exhibitions from a variety of cutting-edge artists, OMA offers day passes available for any art lover – may they be new to the visual arts medium, a longtime museum-goer, artist themself, student or intrigued visitor. Expect a variety of curated shows during your visit featuring paintings, sculptures, studio furniture, art quilts and architectural glass displayed throughout the museum’s multi-leveled showrooms.
For a more hands-on artistic endeavor, check out Board & Brush for a little paint and art therapy. Enjoy a host of DIY Experiences offered at their Downtown Oceanside location to make the ultimate, customized art piece on wood. Embrace imperfections and craftiness during their guided workshops for a solo art outing, or a memorable group event when you craft your own original art piece in Oceanside.
Spa Day Coming Up
Lastly, for the most coveted form of vacation wellness, indulge yourself to a spa day! Located in Oceanside’s premiere Hyatt property: The Seabird Resort, is Sunny’s Spa & Beauty Lounge. The full service spa offers everything you could dream of! Deep-tissue massages, reiki treatments, gorgeous sauna facilities and a luxurious beauty lounge for rejuvenating facials, hair and nail services…the list goes on! With a space overlooking the gorgeous Pacific Ocean and our iconic Oceanside Pier, you’ll leave this stunning spa venue feeling relaxed, refreshed and ready to enjoy a glorious day in O’side as your best self.
Treat yourself with the ultimate wellness retreat in Oceanside! Sea, sun, fresh air and gorgeous views will no doubt leave you wanting to come back for more. We can’t wait to host you along our stretch of the SoCal coastline for a trip to remember!