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Screen shot 2011-09-29 at 4.06.52 PM How would you like to spend three nights getting away from the stress and responsibilities of everyday life…relax in a serene setting…attend complimentary classes and seminars geared to health and wellness…be pampered with spa treatments…and have gluten-free menu selections readily available?

If your body and soul could use a bit a of pampering, you’ll be especially excited to hear that this three-night all inclusive Gluten Free Getaway will take place at one of the world’s most renowned spa resorts – Canyon Ranch -- May 3-6, 2012.

Screen shot 2011-09-29 at 4.06.34 PM Set in the elegant Bellefontaine mansion in the serene town of Lenox, Massachusetts in the Berkshires -- and just a short drive from New York City or Boston -- Canyon Ranch health resort and spa has set the standard for luxury spa resorts from the time when the original location in Tucson, Arizona opened in 1979.

GlutenFreeTravelSite is proud to promote this incredible weekend organized by Lesley Hock, a travel agent with Travel Leaders who has helped many GlutenFreeTravelSite clients plan gluten-free friendly trips. She has now worked closely with the entire team at Canyon Ranch to put together this fantastic weekend geared specifically to gluten-free guests (don’t worry if you’d like to bring a non-GF spouse, friend, or family member…they are free to order from the fantastic “regular” menus).

Screen shot 2011-09-29 at 4.11.24 PM This is a rare chance to book a trip for YOU – to relax and recharge knowing you are in good hands with Canyon Ranch’s meticulous chefs creating mouth-watering gluten-free meals throughout your entire 3-night stay. In Lesley’s words, this is, “pampering to the max.” You’ll get all the warm, personalized attention from Canyon Ranch’s caring staff and leading health experts, who will help you achieve renewed health and balance in your life. (There's no need to pack any fancy clothes...Canyon Ranch is designed for your comfort and well-being, and casual, comfortable attire is recommended.)

Screen shot 2011-09-29 at 4.10.25 PMThis special weekend presents a great opportunity to get away with a spouse or significant other – or even treat a parent, sibling, or friend to an unforgettable experience. The peaceful environment provides a perfect setting to reconnect -- and the range of activities offers something for everyone (or maybe you’ll just opt to do nothing at all!). There are two pools, an award-winning spa, hiking, biking, tennis, and classes ranging from health and fitness to parenting, cooking, dance, and creative arts. There will be some special seminars geared toward our gluten-free group…and I’ll even be giving a talk on about dining out and traveling gluten free.

Screen shot 2011-09-29 at 4.09.12 PM Best of all, your stay includes three delicious gluten-free meals per day, plus unlimited gluten-free snacks throughout the day. In fact, you won’t need to dip into your wallet at all during your entire stay…Canyon Ranch is a “no tipping facility,” and almost all classes and seminars are complimentary. You are invited to enjoy all facilities and activities free of charge, even up until 5 pm on the day you check out. Of course, spa treatments cost extra, but Canyon Ranch is even offering a $260 spa credit as part of this exclusive Gluten Free Getaway package.

The typical rate for this 3-night/4-day all-inclusive package is $3,000, but Canyon Ranch is making this special weekend available for only $1,790, per person (double occupancy), which includes all taxes and occupancy charges. With the spa credit factored in, it’s like getting a 49% discount at this unparalleled resort. Transportation to and from either the Albany or Hartford airport is included, as is a shuttle to and from the nearby town of Lenox, should you choose to spend part of a day wandering its quaint streets and shops.

Screen shot 2011-09-29 at 4.13.25 PM The only restriction is that guests must be 14 or older to stay at Canyon Ranch, in order to maintain the serene, relaxing environment.

For more details, or to reserve one of the rooms that have been reserved for the Gluten Free Getaway, call Lesley Hock from Travel Leaders at 800-487-6110 or email her at

**NOTE: Although Canyon Ranch offers gluten-free items on its menu, the Canyon Ranch kitchen is not wholly gluten-free.