Where are the best luxury alcohol rehab centers?

If you are struggling with an addiction to alcohol, seeking professional assistance is the best way to overcome your condition. However, many people are hesitant to enter rehab because they don't want to live away from home or deal with the other inconveniences that may accompany inpatient programs. Fortunately, you can drastically increase your comfort level during treatment by enrolling in a program at a luxury alcohol rehab center.

What is a Luxury Alcohol Rehab Center?

A luxury alcohol rehab center is a rehab facility designed to provide treatment to patients who suffer from alcohol addiction in the most comfortable environment possible. Some common characteristics of these facilities include:

  • Painless alcohol detox - Luxury facilities often offer painless detox programs intended to reduce your withdrawal symptoms as much as possible during the detoxification process.
  • Customized rehab programs - Many luxury rehab centers provide patients with customized programs tailored to their specific needs and preferences with regard to therapy.
  • Individualized attention - Patients at luxury alcohol rehabs typically receive more individualized attention from staff members than patients at standard facilities.
  • High-end accommodations - Luxury rehabs provide patients in inpatient programs with comfortable, private rooms, gourmet cuisine and other luxurious amenities.

Finding the Best Luxury Alcohol Rehab Centers

Luxury rehab centers are available all around the country. However, you can find some of the best facilities near popular vacation destinations, like Malibu, CA. Some of these rehab centers are also established in areas that are far from cities and other distractions, such as in the mountains. Finally, other luxury alcohol rehab facilities are located close to large cities.

Keep in mind that luxury rehab centers tend to charge more for their services than standard rehab centers do. In many cases, these facilities may also demand payment at the time of admission. However, some luxury treatment centers will accept payment from insurance providers, which may reduce the cost of your program. Before you enroll in any luxury treatment center's program, be sure to find out how much you will owe so that you can prepare accordingly. In addition, you should also add the cost of travel to your estimated expenses if you intend to enroll in a program at a facility that is far from your home.

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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