• Our Getaways Provide the Flexibility

    You Need to Create the Perfect Urban Escape

  • Discover Our World-Class Dewa Spa

  • Explore Our Mountain Hiking Trails

  • Detoxify Yourself with Juices

    and Organic Cleansing Foods

  • Enjoy Deluxe Private Accommodations

  • Reconnect with the Great Outdoors

Personal Getaways

We’ve created a range of getaway options for individuals, couples and small groups to help you select the perfect destination experience, whether you prefer to join one of our scheduled Cleanse or Hiking Getaways or simply choose your own dates and experiences for a totally unique Create-Your-Own Getaway.

Built around our deluxe Tibet-inspired accommodations & forest cabins, plus healthy farm-to-table meals each day, you can discover unique spa therapies, stunning nature trails, swimming, horse riding, yoga, meditation and many other guest experiences to create just the right urban escape package for you.


cleanse getaways

CLEANSE GETAWAYS

Our signature seasonal Cleanse Getaways feature intimate detoxifying cleanses, inspired by cleanse guru Jill Pettijohn, plus yoga, meditation, steam/sauna, well-being activities & more.  Both energizing and invigorating, this experience will help you establish a pattern of healt...

CREATE-YOUR-OWN GETAWAYS

Simply book a room or choose from a variety of spa therapies, nature experiences, yoga, pilates, and meditation classes, & much more to design your own custom retreat experience. Whether you bring your partner, come alone, or bring a group of your best friends, choose one of the ...


Accommodation

Discover beautifully appointed deluxe private rooms and suites featuring unique Tibet-inspired artworks and features, or opt for our more modest shared cabins & cottages for couples, families, or small groups. ...

Spa Menu

From our signature Tibetan KuNye massage to fragrant baths enriched with mountain herbs to personalized treatments drawing on Tibetan medicine and Ayurveda, Dewa provides a truly unique healing spa experience. In addition to Eastern modalities, Dewa also offers a full menu of Wes...

Environs & Amenities

Our 325 acres of tranquil mountain forests and streams are tucked away in the priceless seclusion of the Catskills and feature a range of indoor and outdoor amenities, from our Dewa Spa to unique spaces for mind-body practices, from our dining areas to our hiking trails. Get exe...


Menla Guest Experiences

Menla’s tailored nature experiences and private classes let you design your own personal retreat, combining elements that are just the right fit for you. If you are leading your own group retreat, these experiences can add new dimension to your offerings.

Whether on your own, with a friend, or in a group, set off on a range of treks led by local guides with intimate knowledge of flora & fauna, practice meditation, yoga & pilates with expert teachers, or experience a traditional sweat lodge or bonfire beneath the stars…

Private Yoga Instruction

Whether a novice or a seasoned practitioner, benefit from expert private instruction on your choice of a variety of yoga styles.  The ancient asana practice of...

Private Meditation Instruction

Regular meditation is proven to benefit cognitive function, increase concentration, reduce stress, boost feelings of happiness, and lead to physiological benefi...

Healing Sound Bath

A beautiful meditation where harmonic vibrations are created by singing bowls, gongs, and other resonant instruments.   While you sit or lie down, a bath of s...

Guided Mountain Hiking

Take a guided hike on one of our enchanted trails and reap the many benefits of forest bathing. Short easy hikes (1-2hrs) and long intermediate-difficult hikes ...

Off-Site Hiking with Expert Guide

For a more formal educational hiking experience, take a hike in the local Catskills with an expert guide. Explore nearby favorites: Giant Ledge/Panther Mountai...

Menla Ecology Walk

Learn about our bio-region and how nature and humans have interfaced in this secluded valley. The Pantherkill Valley, our home, has been used by spiritual commu...

Garden & Horticulture Tour

Learn about the work that goes on behind the scenes to bring you Menla’s food and flowers! Our main garden is a source of food, flowers, herbs, medicinal ...

Medicinal Plant Tour

Menla is both growing and wild-harvesting a wide variety of healing plants. Learn about the growing techniques, healing properties, and ecological systems of ...

Bonfire Under the Stars

Enjoy a sparkling wood fire in one of our stone fire pits, a classic Catskills experience. Spend a couple of hours after dark in the glow of a nice wood fire, l...

Private Pilates Instruction

Pilates is a physical fitness system incorporating slow and precise movements for total body conditioning.   Focusing on core strength, Pilates is popular for...

Private Qi Gong Instruction

This practice consists of gentle flowing movements believed to help prevent or provide relief from chronic pain and illness. QiGong is designed to let your Qi ...

Health & Wellness Counselling

Have a certified Holistic Health Coach review your diet and lifestyle and help you make a plan that fits with your busy schedule and can be easily implemented ...

Astrological Consultation

Your astrological chart can tell you volumes about your life, its patterns, and even what obstacles and opportunities lie ahead. Expert astrologer Alexander Ma...

Native American Sweat Lodge

Gather some friends in advance and plan a traditional Lakota sweat lodge, a deeply healing and spiritually enriching ceremony. Menla’s sweat lodge is loca...

MENLA

375 Pantherkill Road, P.O. Box 70 Phoenicia, NY 12464
845-688-6897 ext 101