What Are the Best Drug Rehab Centers in the World?

If you're experiencing problems with drug abuse and addiction, the time may be right to receive drug rehab at a residential treatment center. Getting help may be able to aid in regaining broken relationships, mending a tattered reputation, and addressing workplace issues.

If you have the money to spring for one of the best drug rehab centers in the world, you can receive exemplary medical and psychological care with highly trained addiction specialists while feeling comfortably relaxed in a luxurious setting. Insurance may even pick up some of the tab, but luxury will still come at a high price.

Here are a few of the world's best drug rehab centers. To view more facilities, look at rehab reviews at TheFix.com.

Private, On-on-One Treatment in Australia

Sanctuary Byron Bay in Australia, one of the world's most expensive addiction and mental health treatment centers at a whopping $102,000 per month, is an exclusive facility with gorgeous coastal views. Holistic treatments combine Western and Eastern medical traditions. Your treatment will be one-on-one and completely discreet. Yoga, meditation and massage will put you at ease, and you can even bring your pet to stay with you in your own luxury private residence.

Beach-house Experience in Malibu

Comparatively cheaper is the secluded Cliffside Malibu, which provides treatment for recovering drug addict and alcoholics. You can enjoy a Malibu beach-house experience with a semiprivate room for $58,000 a month or a private room for $88,000. Gourmet meals, turn-down service and attentive staff make the place feel like a five-star hotel that comes with individual and group therapy.

Treatment for Teens

For a teen's addiction or mental health disorder, consider Newport Academy in Newport Beach, California. The facility houses 12, six girls and six boys, and offers 12-step meetings and classes in life skills, as well as mixed martial arts and equine-assisted psychotherapy. You'll spend $30,000 a month for a highly structured regimen with 20 hours of school each week and 30 hours of therapy and counseling. Staff are friendly and fairly and consistently enforce rules.

Hawaiian Paradise

Hawaii Island Recovery, located in Kailua Kona, offers breathtaking views and amenities while providing high-quality, Hawaiian-style treatment for substance abuse, mental-health disorders and co-existing disorders.

Treatment in Thailand

Escape to northern Thailand with a luxury rehab at Cabin Chiang Mai, which boasts two swimming pools, one at each of two sites, and large private rooms with cable TV, DVD players and Wi-Fi. Treatment includes mindfulness, meditation and cognitive behavior therapy and a 12-step program.

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Visions offers top-of-the-line treatment for 13 to 18 year old addicts, with alumni that includes Elizabeth Brockovich—daughter of Erin Brockovich—who found treatment in Vision's outpatient, day school, sober living and their Launch program.

Rating: 5 stars
Malibu and Los Angeles
$40,000/30 days (45 day minimum)

This SoCal program fosters a regimented but respectful recovery environment, where teens learn how to live sober through plenty of 12-step meetings and life-skills classes—not to mention "equine-assisted psychotherapy" and mixed martial arts.

Rating: 5 stars
Newport Beach, Calif.

At Sober College, young people learn life skills and can take accredited college courses while going through treatment for addiction.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Woodland Hills, CA
$15,000 - $25,000 per month;

This San Diego luxury rehab provides customized treatment by highly qualified staff and, according to one alum, “Sets the gold standard for all other treatment centers.”

Rating: 5 stars
San Diego, CA
$60,000 for 30 days, additional $10,000 for a private room

This 12-step based non-profit Tennessee facility for men offers meetings, groups and camaraderie.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Burns, TN
30-day program: $6500; LTR Program / Extended Care: $5500 (monthly); step-down program (outpatient): $1500

This Austin, Texas rehab provides substance abuse and mental health services as an outpatient programs. It is universally beloved by its clients and alumni for the therapy provided to the individual and the support freely given by a caring staff.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Austin, TX

If you are looking for a loving and nurturing outpatient program which still emphasizes accountability, this may be the place for you. Almost unanimously, clients credit this Lakewood, Colorado program with improving their lives in significant ways.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Lakewood, CO
$30-$50 per group; $50-$75 per one-on-one session.

The Sanctuary Byron Bay combines a completely individualized holistic approach with unrivaled luxury. If you want excellent treatment combined with true privacy and every possible amenity, including your own 24-hour carer, this is the place for you.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Byron Bay, Australia

DARA is as lush and exotic as you might expect. Their program includes airport pick-up, a full medical exam at a nearby private hospital and luxury amenities—all at surprisingly affordable prices.

Rating: 4 stars
Koh Chang, Thailand
$6,995 for 4 weeks.

Highly rated by their teen clients and their families, Paradigm Malibu offers programs for a really wide range of adolescent disorders including: depression, anxiety, personality disorders, substance abuse, behavioral addictions, and eating disorders.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Malibu, CA
$49,000 flat rate