Articles by Nicole Vecchiarelli

Golden Door spa: How a legendary retreat made the ultimate comeback

San Marcos, California’s Golden Door spa has been restored to its former glory—which is exactly how you’ll feel when you leave. The short version of the story—how I came to be at Golden Door, the storied, ultra-luxe retreat sometimes referred to as the “Mrs. Astor of spas”—is that I have two children under the age of 5 and a demanding job that requires fair amounts…