I'm Nuts About These Gluten-Free Cookies from Dolcetti!
Gluten Free Travel: Dude Ranch in Tucson, Arizona Welcomes Gluten Free Guests

Gluten-Free Travel: New REDUCED Price on Gluten-Free Weekend at Canyon Ranch

Screen Shot 2012-01-31 at 12.00.50 PMYou may remember my announcment last Fall that travel agent Lesley Hock had arranged a spectacular Gluten-Free Getaway Weekend at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires. Well, I have great news...

Canyon Ranch has just reduced the price of the 3-night getaway, being held from May 3-6, 2012, at their resort in Lenox, Massachusetts. Their special new rate for this group is like saving up to 45%! But space is limited...so if your body and soul could use a bit of pampering, be sure to give Leslie a call for more details. I think you'll be tempted by all that this world-renowned spa resort has to offer...

Screen Shot 2012-03-21 at 2.42.38 PMJust imagine spending 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.

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.

Screen Shot 2012-03-21 at 2.42.58 PMLesley Hock, a travel agent with Travel Leaders who has helped many GlutenFreeTravelSite clients plan "gluten-free friendly" trips, worked closely with the entire team at Canyon Ranch to put together this fantastic all-inclusive weekend. Even though it's geared specifically to gluten-free guests, you are most welcome to bring a non-GF spouse, friend, or family member…they are free to order from the fantastic “regular” menus. In fact, this special weekend makes a perfect Mother's Day gift or graduation surprise!

Screen Shot 2012-03-21 at 2.46.24 PMThis is a rare chance to book a trip that's all about relaxing and recharging. You'll be 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.)

This 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.

Screen Shot 2012-03-21 at 2.47.51 PMBest of all, your stay includes three gourmet gluten-free meals per day, plus unlimited gluten-free snacks. 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 there are typically more than 40 complimentary classes and seminars to choose from each day! 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.)

The typical rate for this 3-night/4-day all-inclusive package is $3,000, but Canyon Ranch has just reduced the price to only $1,320, per person (double occupancy), which includes all taxes and occupancy charges. It’s like getting a 45% 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.

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[email protected]

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