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Movara Fitness Resort

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Went to Movara since I could not get restarted on fitness and weight loss after large weight gain. It was every bit as good as I hoped. The staff are kind and uniformly excellent at what they do, whether dining, nutrition advice, fitness, stress management, and even grounds and housekeeping. The daily hikes were quite challenging and very rewarding -...

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I spent one week at Movara in September, and the only thing I regret is that I couldn't stay longer. The food, staff, classes, accommodations & spa treatments were excellent I didn't really know what to expect, but I was hoping to kickstart my fitness program after an injury. I got so much more, including a big boost in self...

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Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I originally was going for a four week stay to help kick start my way back into healthy habits of exercise and eating. I was so impressed with the program I ended up staying eight weeks and improved my life in so many ways. They have a top notch staff from admissions to the spa, the food is wonderful and...

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Orem, Utah
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Wow. My husband I just completed 1 week at Movara! We were expecting a lot of exercise classes but we got so much more. Movara is a complete health reset for nutrition, fitness AND emotional well being. This week gave us hope again for becoming healthy and feeling ready to continue our journey once we arrived home. The hikes and...

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Davie, Florida, United States
Reviewed 27 July 2016

What an incredible 6 weeks!! Beautiful setting and accommodations!! Loved the fact that I wasn't always in the gym!! Their different morning hikes are SO BEAUTIFUL and one feels so accomplished so early in the day. I walked out a completely different person with a whole different outlook, motivation and an arsenal of new knowledge to continue my journey to...

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Tori T, Public Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! It is so wonderful to hear that what you have learned here, can be applied to your every day routine. We wish you all the happiness and continued success! Feel free to contact us anytime for additional tips, recipes or motivation. We hope you will come back and see us again soon! Sincerely, Tori

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Six months since we went to Movara: I have lost 31 pounds (size 16 down to 6-8) and my husband has lost 40 (waist 42 down to 36)! Could not have done it without you guys. We still incorporate the lessons we learned on a daily basis, especially not beating yourself up when you have a little more than you...

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Tori T, Public Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and advice for future guests! We are so thrilled to hear that you have been able to incorporate the lessons that you learned here at Movara, and that you have seen such great results! If there is anything else we can do to help, just let us know! We are here for you...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I just came back from a one week long stay at Movara. It was a great jumpstart to my wellness journey. I was a little apprehensive about taking a hiking vacation because I never hiked before, but thank goodness there was a hike for all levels. The landscapes of the hikes they chose were amazing. The facilities are beautiful, and...

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Tori T, Public Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments! We apologize for the noisy air conditioner in your room. I will make sure our maintenance manager takes a look. We are also about to begin some upgrades and repairs throughout the resort, and I will make sure air conditioners are on the list! We are so thrilled that all other aspects of...

Lodi, California
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This resort will not disappoint! By far the best gift you can give yourself. The resort, food, classes and hikes are fantastic. You meet the most amazing and diverse people at the resort, everyone shares a common goal and you will be amazed at the camaraderie you develop with fellow guests.

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Tori T, Public Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Laura, Thank you so much for your review! We are so fortunate to have an amazing group of guests week after week. As you mentioned, our guests are indeed diverse but come together with one goal of living healthier and happier! We could not be more grateful or lucky to have such awesome customers. We wish you all the best...

Reviewed 1 June 2016

I just returned from a 2 week stay at Movara and it is singlehandedly one of the best things I have ever done for myself. A while back I had dubbed 2016 as my year to get my body back – that meant dropping 40 pounds and striving for a more active lifestyle. I rejoined WeightWatchers, got more focused on...

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Tori T, Public Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

First of all, thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear that you received the motivation you were looking for! Feel free to reach out to us any time for more motivation, we are always here for you and cheering you on throughout every step of the way! We look forward to seeing you back...

Chantilly, Virginia
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I am a frequent visitor of Movara Fitness Resort. A few years ago I started traveling there for the weight loss (I lost 20lbs in one week once), but now I continue for pleasure and weight management. The service is better than any 5-star hotel! Every staff member is a complete pleasure to be around. The workouts and hikes are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make your reservation by giving us a call! Since 2002, Movara Fitness Resort has provided a program that encourages and empowers people to lose weight and achieve balance in their lives through a strategic combination of fitness, nutrition, education and relaxation. Compassionate, world-class trainers and nutrition staff have helped many resort guests build endurance, know their bodies' unique cues and triggers, and transform their relationships with food in a safe, supportive environment. Take charge of your life today! When you learn how to break through your own barriers and implement positive lifestyle changes - your entire life takes a new shape. Experience personal attention from professional trainers, immerse yourself in invaluable education, and bring home your tools for success. Designed for every fitness level, the award-winning program at Movara Fitness Resort provides an opportunity for you to focus exclusively on changing the direction of your life. We are more than just a fitness or weight loss resort. We are committed to helping you make lasting lifestyle changes that you will continue to live for the rest of your life! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Movara Fitness Resort

Address: 290 Fitness Way, Ivins, UT 84738-6742 (Formerly Fitness Ridge)
Region: United States > Utah > Ivins
Number of rooms: 80
Also Known As:
The Biggest Loser Resort At Fitness Ridge Hotel Ivins
Movara Fitness Resort Utah/Ivins
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“North facing rooms (facing pool) will stay cooler in hot months. The newer building has better soundproofing.”
 of 5 bubbles mdU2427XD, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent and well cleaned daily”
 of 5 bubbles KKfang21, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go on the hikes! You will feel an awakening in your soul!”
 of 5 bubbles lauramM5533ZO, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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