Where are the best luxury drug treatment centers?

If you want to undergo treatment for an addiction to alcohol or drugs in the most comfortable environment possible, you may be interested in a treatment program at a luxury drug treatment center. A number of luxury drug treatment centers are available in the United States and around the world. However, not all of these centers are the same.

Finding the Best Centers

You can find a luxury drug treatment center in virtually any state. However, some of the best luxury drug treatment centers are found around vacation destinations, such as Malibu, CA. You may also find high-quality luxury treatment centers in locations known for their serenity, such as in the western states. In addition, other luxury facilities may be found close to some of the nation's largest cities.

Selecting a Luxury Treatment Center

Selecting a luxury treatment center is a personal decision that should be made based on your priorities and preferences. The treatment center that is best for you may not necessarily be best for someone else. In order to choose the best facility for your needs, consider all of the following factors:

  • Price - Because of their high-end amenities, luxury treatment centers can be expensive. If you are on a budget, the price of a luxury treatment center will dramatically influence your decision. As you consider different treatment centers, be sure to find out about each facility's policy with regard to insurance and payment plans.
  • Quality of service - The quality of service at various luxury treatment centers with vary. To learn about the quality of service, search for reviews of the facility written by past patients and medical professionals.
  • Success rate - The success rate of a given facility tells you how effective its program has been for past patients. You can typically find success rates by visiting a facility's official website. If the information is not readily available, call the facility directly.
  • Location - If you are trying to find a facility near your home, location is an important factor to consider. Keep in mind that choosing a facility that requires travel will increase the overall cost of your treatment.  
  • Specialty - Some treatment facilities specialize in treating addictions to specific drugs. Likewise, some facilities utilize different styles of treatment than others. Be sure that the facility you choose is equipped to handle your case.


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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