Living a healthy lifestyle couldn’t be easier when you live at our South Charlotte apartments. Between the on-site fitness center and pool, it’s easy to stay active when you’re at home. Not to mention, Cielo is conveniently located next to restaurants, fitness studios, spas, and wellness centers that are here to help you meet all of your health and wellness goals.
Check out some of the great places nearby that can help you keep your body and soul healthy and happy.
When you need to refuel after a big workout or fun day outside, head to Chopt where you can find nutritious and filling bowls and salads. Create your own salad or bowl with fresh ingredients like grilled chicken, rainbow carrots, avocado, bacon, broccoli, sweet potatoes, and dozens of other toppings. Or, you can opt to choose a house specialty bowl or salad like the Chinese Chicken Bowl drizzled with Sesame Ginger Dressing and topped with chicken, rainbow carrots, broccoli, pickled red onion, crispy wontons, cabbage & cilantro blend, or the Avoketo Chicken Club Salad avocado, bacon, grape tomatoes, crispy shallots, and romaine. View the menu and order online at the Chopt website.
Just over a mile and a half from our Park Road apartments is Clean Juice—your go-to destination for fresh juices, smoothies, bowls, and cleanse programs. Start your day with a fresh-pressed juice like The Energy One with apple, beet, carrot, celery, ginger, and orange, or The Protection One with cucumber, pineapple, and spinach. Their decadent yet healthy smoothies are delicious and you can even add protein when you need an extra boost post-workout. They also have yummy, quick meals that are packed with nutrients. Visit their website to order online and view seasonal specials.
Fern, Flavors from the Garden
Featured in numerous publications and named one of Charlotte’s Top 25 restaurants, Fern, Flavors from the Garden is just 10 minutes from our apartments in South Charlotte. At Fern, you can expect plant-based and Southern cuisine that focuses on elevation and excellence. Start your meal with buffalo cauliflower or mac and cheese with a cashew-based mornay sauce. For entrees, you’ll find multiple breakfast options like ‘chicken’ and waffles made with seitan chicken and an egg sandwich using eggs or tofu and coconut bacon. Order online, make reservations, and view the menu at Fern’s website.
Eight + Sand
Eight + Sand is a made-from-scratch bakery that offers chef-inspired sandwiches, fresh salads with local ingredients, artisan bread, and super delicious specialty cafe drinks. Boasting brunch every day, menu items include shakshuka, Green Goddess avocado toast, a breakfast burger, a breakfast bowl, and salmon lox. For lunch, opt for a pistachio pesto caprese sandwich or a Mexi Cali caesar salad. They also offer wine, beer, and handcrafted cocktails. Visit the Eight + Sand website to peruse the menu and order online.
“Locally-sourced ingredients, handcrafted with love,” is their motto at Roots Cafe, just over 3 miles from Cielo. The warm and welcoming environment at Roots makes you want to hang out all day while enjoying the simple menu of pastries, sandwiches, and coffee drinks. For breakfast, try the Kachapuri with Georgian (the country) style cheese bread, sunny egg, mozzarella, goat cheese, all baked into a soft house-made crust. Or go for something sweet with the Whipped Ricotta Toast topped with orange zest. For lunch, the menu features a veggie burger, BLT, steak wrap, salads, and more. View the menu and order takeout or delivery through the Roots Cafe website.
Living Kitchen is your go-to destination for fresh, organic meals—for both vegans and meat-eaters alike. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, every single menu item at Living Kitchen is 100% made-from-scratch using all organic ingredients. The menu features a wide variety of food ranging from burgers and pizza to pad thai and sushi. They also specialize in fresh juices, smoothies, and cleanses as well. Order online and check out the current many through the Living Kitchen website.
Just under a mile from our Park Road apartments is Charlotte Yoga. This gorgeous, state-of-the-art yoga studio offers classes ranging in difficulty and skill level. The highly-trained instructors are there to help you grow on your own personal yoga journey and goals. Flush out toxins, sculpt your body, and stretch your muscles during an in-person or virtual flow. Visit the Charlotte Yoga website for schedules, pricing details, and more.
Carolina Barre & Core
“No egos, no judgment…only results,” is what they state on the Carolina Barre & Core studio website. The classes at this fitness studio will raise your metabolic rate and balance your body with strength and flexibility. Barre Fusion is a fat-blasting, calorie-burning workout that mixes a combination of ballet/dance and pulsing movements that tighten and strengthen the core, arms, legs, and glutes. Check out the class schedule to see which class most interests you and buy a 30-day trial pass for just $30 on the Carolina Barre & Core website.
Spas and Wellness Centers
Jon Ric Medical Spa and Wellness Center
Relax, pamper, and refresh yourself with treatments at the Jon Ric Medical Spa and Wellness Center. This full-service medical spa treats conditions such as wrinkles, sunspots, spider veins, rosacea, unwanted hair, vitamin therapy, and more. The dedicated team of licensed professionals will work with you to determine a personalized plan to help you achieve your desired results. Book a consultation and view a menu of services and treatments at the Job Ric website.
KUR Health Spa
The wellness retreat of KUR Health Spa is located just five minutes from our South Charlotte apartments. When you’re seeking a sense of deep relaxation or total rejuvenation, this is the spot you’ve been looking for. Specializing in natural treatments, KUR offers infrared therapy, salt therapy, massage, magnetic pulse therapy, and other personalized services. Visit the KUR Health Spa website for a full explanation of services, their benefits, and to book an appointment online.
Taking care of your health and well-being should be a number one priority in life. For residents of our apartments in South Charlotte, there are so many ways you can take care of your mind, body, and soul, both onsite and off-property. Fuel yourself with healthy food, move your body, and pamper yourself at one of the many establishments nearby that want to help you live your best life. Stop by and view the floorplans at Cielo today.