SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

April 02, 2013 10:07 ET

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Joins Forces With Renowned Fitness and Life Coach for Weekend Wellness Retreat

Bill Phillips Brings His Celebrated Transformation Program to the Orlando Luxury Resort

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is collaborating with fitness guru Bill Phillips to bring guests a weekend-long health and wellness program, the first hotel alliance for the popular fitness and lifestyle coach, known for his life-changing Transformation Camps in Colorado. In the past 10 years since opening, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Spa has continued to be a leader in bringing innovative experiences to its guests and this special package furthers the Orlando vacation resort's commitment to providing authentic, enriching experiences in a luxury setting.

Author of #1 New York Times best-seller Body-for-LIFE, Bill Phillips is widely known for helping people live healthier through the right eating and exercise with a focus on teaching participants how to build a leaner, stronger body and mind. 

From Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, June 23, guests of the Orlando resort can take part in reshaping their lives through a three-night wellness retreat with Mr. Phillips. The resort package includes one-on-one private coaching from the world-renowned expert to learn about smart exercise and nutrition. In addition, participants will challenge themselves during group sessions and each guest will leave with a custom program and a complete step-by-step plan of action designed by Mr. Phillips.

Participants will also enjoy live cooking demonstrations led by The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes culinary team, a group workout class in the Orlando spa resort's 4,000 square-foot state-of-the-art Fitness Center, and to complete the experience, a 50-minute customized massage to relax and rejuvenate.

This exclusive Transformation Weekend Package (June 20-23), includes:

  • Three nights accommodations in a deluxe garden view room (single or double occupancy)
  • 3-day program with Bill Phillips to include coaching, consultation and custom wellness program
  • Planned meals for three days
  • One 50-minute massage in The Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando, Grande Lakes
  • One group fitness class led by the Orlando spa's fitness team
  • Overnight valet parking

The three-night hotel package is available at $2,499 (single occupancy: one room/one participant) or $4,239 (double occupancy: one room/two participants). Price excludes taxes and gratuities. 

For reservations please call 1-800-576-5760 and use the following codes:
WWPA (single occupancy)
WWPB (double occupancy)

This Orlando hotel package is pre-paid at time of booking. Cancellations made on or before June 6 (14 days before arrival) will be refunded, if cancelled after June 6 full pre-payment will be forfeited.

For more information about The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, visit For details on Bill Phillips and his program, visit and follow Bill Phillips on Twitter @BillPhillips.

About Grande Lakes Orlando

Grande Lakes Orlando is a unique 500-acre resort with a luxury 582-room Ritz-Carlton and deluxe 1,000-room JW Marriott Hotels. In particular, the Grande Lakes Adventure Experience program, which includes kayak and canoe eco-tours and a fishing school, reflects the luxury Orlando resort's natural surroundings. Grande Lakes also offers the culinary mastery of award-winning Chefs Norman Van Aken and Melissa Kelly, new total-wellness inspired treatment programs at The Ritz-Carlton Spa and Golf Digest Schools' golf instruction. The estate is located 15 minutes from the Orlando International Airport, five minutes from the Orange County Convention Center and minutes from the major theme parks.

Guests at both hotels can enjoy all the facilities and services at Grande Lakes Orlando, including the 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Greg Norman, the 40,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa offering a new rooftop eco-space, a wide selection of natural treatments, baths and hydrotherapies, and advice from the world's first Citrus Consultant. Membership offerings are also available through The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Members Club. For more information about Grande Lakes Orlando, visit

Follow Grande Lakes Orlando on Twitter at @JW_Orlando and @RC_Orlando.

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Contact Information

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