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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Movara was not only life changing but a game changer for me. It took me out of my comfort zone. The staff was super and the management always looked after my well-being. I could write more but all I would be doing is gushing about this place. The fitness staff is amazing, they will push you to whatever limits you...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to kick off a personal fitness program & life-style change. Beautiful scenery on the hikes with experienced, sometimes sassy guides (talkin to you Deb!). Great work outs in the gym with motivating trainers. Expert nutrition coaching & advice for making lasting changes. Wonderful lectures & group meetings. Phenomenal, magically filling healthy meals. And last but not least, a...

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Shorewood, Illinois
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This facility is the most amazing experience ever. I needed a reboot. I spent from December 25 2016 through December 31, 2016 at Movara fitness resort. My experience was so amazing I decided to book another trip January 22, 2017 to January 29, 2017. One of the most amazing things about this place is you can put $200 down for...

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Movara M, Guest Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words, Tammy! We love having you visit again!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 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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Movara M, Guest Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 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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Movara M, Guest Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

We love hearing about non-hikers enjoying their stay, and we truly believe there is something here for everyone. What we love the most, however, is hearing about it affects our guests' self-confidence. Thank you for sharing and we hope to see you soon!

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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Movara M, Guest Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Love your story & thank you for sharing it! Looking forward to you coming back for another visit hopefully one day soon!

Orem, Utah
Reviewed 7 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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Movara M, Guest Relations Manager at Movara Fitness Resort, responded to this review

"Our best vacation EVER" makes our hearts happy! Well, pretty much everything you said did! Thank you so much and we hope you can make it back soon!

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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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 Ivins, Utah
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 of 5 bubbles ladiesonthelam, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“North facing rooms (facing pool) will stay cooler in hot months. The newer building has better soundproofing.”
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“All rooms are excellent and well cleaned daily”
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“Go on the hikes! You will feel an awakening in your soul!”
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