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Escape To Shape - The Traveling Fitness & Cultural Spa




Escape To Shape, the exclusive traveling fitness spa and cultural resort, has announced their next escape to Marrakech, Morocco, programs start March 20 through May 20, 2008.


The sophisticated team at Escape To Shape will be taking no more than 20 guests per week on an exclusive and magical journey to Marrakech, Morocco.   Each 7-night 'Escape' will journey through the vast wonders of this exotic city with luxurious accommodations, yoga and exercise, rich Arabic traditions, chaotic marketplaces, hidden treasures of the ancient walled city of Medina, and breathtaking natural beauty from the desert to the mountains.   Along with the cultural and natural wonders, guests will also enjoy a combination of fitness and relaxation, including daily massages, facials, traditional hammams (baths) and belly dancing lessons. Guest will savor the culinary delights that Morocco has become famous for while learning to make these recipes at home, with a unique healthy Escape To Shape twist.


Escape to Shape has quickly become the exclusive holiday for celebrities, socialites and all those in the know.   Live-in trainers, private yoga gurus, personal culinary chefs and a limited amount of availability ensure that each guest's fitness goals and unique personal needs are met.   Since Escape to Shape launched in 2006, this cultivated team of international and highly professional guides and fitness experts has provided healthy holidays to numerous travelers from around the world.  Each Escape offers guests the combined opportunity to discover a new culture, meet new people and get in shape, all in the same vacation!


Escape To Shape offers men and women a unique cultural and fitness experience.   By merging the natural beauty and culture of unique destinations, along with healthy meals from the region, as well as daily Vinyasa yoga, hiking and other fitness activities, Escape To Shape offers a fun, rewarding & relaxing holiday. 

While in Marrakech, guests will stay in an exquisite 19th Century villa nestled in the desert, situated between the majestic Atlas Mountains and Medina. This restored 'Kasbah' has spacious suites, a heated pool, three donkeys, an outdoor screening room and comfortable Berber tents ideal for afternoon tea and naps.  In addition to the daily activities and classes, there is hot air ballooning, day trips to the beach and Sahara, horseback riding and golfing.

About Escape to Shape

Escape To Shape was founded in 2006 to provide luxurious vacations that combine comfort, culture and fitness at exceptional destinations around the world.   A traveling spa, the locations change throughout the year and provide guests the opportunity to discover a new history, people, food and natural wonders of various cultures while toning the body and meeting new friends along the way.   Past guests have enjoyed African dance lessons in Cape Town, South Africa, stepped in the footprints of Jimi Hendrix in Essaouira, Morocco, and have trekked horseback through the vineyards in Colonia, Uruguay.   All this combined with luxurious accommodations, delicious food, Vinyasa flow yoga classes, hikes, culinary delights and language lessons daily.


Ideal for solo travelers as well as for couples and friends, Escape To Shape takes the planning and stress out of a vacation, leaving more time for relaxation, exploration and pleasure.


Price and Details


Marrakesh is priced at $3,000 for the entire week and includes:


  • Seven nights accommodation based on double occupancy (we pair with a roommate if solo).
  • Each room/luxury tent is spacious with an in-suite bathroom and air conditioning.
  • Daily Vinyasa yoga taught by inspiring, friendly teachers.
  • Hikes throughout the week to various locations
  • Three cooking classes focusing on healthy ways to enjoy the foods of the region at home
  • Sunset body sculpting classes
  • Hiking excursion in the Atlas Mountains
  • Day trips to the exotic Medina
  • Belly Dancing lessons
  • Each person receives 2 spa treatments: one massage and one hammam (bath)
  • The tasty low-fat meal plan consists of chemical free food of locally caught fresh fish, lean meat, creative salads, couscous, fruits and whole grains.
  • Round trip ground transportation to/from the airport to the Kasbah
  • Tax is included in the price above
  • Shorter programs are offered, based on availability.  
  • The above rate does not include air transportation or alcohol.
  • Gratuity is at the discretion but not expected.


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