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A California road trip in a brand-new 2021 Lexus IS may be the new gold standard in relaxation. Lexus announced the Retreats in Motion program, which includes rental of the luxury car, accommodations, and activities centered around wellness. It’s the perfect quick trip for a recharge.

Lexus announces Retreats In Motion program featuring the 2021 IS

On March 10th, 2021, Lexus announced the Retreats in Motion program. Retreats in Motion will put drivers behind the wheel of a brand-new 2021 Lexus IS for a health-conscious, luxury road trip unlike anything else. Several packages exist for drivers looking to focus on themselves while enjoying a luxury vehicle.

The IS received criticism for being underpowered. It’s the first year of the model to be recommended by Consumer Reports since 2015. It may not be a powerhouse but it’s the perfect car for a relaxing getaway.

Exploring California in the 2021 Lexus IS

The Retreats in Motion program offers three pre-planned routes through distinct regions in California. Travelers begin at one of Lexus’ partner properties. The trip follows a pre-planned route with recommended self-care stops. Each route is approximately 3 hours long.

Lexus has partnered with six stunning properties to house guests during their trip. Lexus chose each partner property for its superior service, gourmet cuisine, and engaging design. Guests will enjoy two nights at each property included in their trip.

Currently, Lexus enthusiasts can book Retreats in Motion trips in the bay area, Nappa, and southern California. East coast drivers won’t be left out for long. Lexus plans to expand the program in Spring 2021 to include Massachusets. It remains to be seen if more destinations will expand the program further.

Impressive value for immersive Lexus luxury

The luxurious red and black leather interior of the 2021 Lexus IS

Retreats in Motion packages start at $2,700 for two people. This price covers rental of the 2021 Lexus IS, four nights of luxury accommodations at partnering hotels, and several recommended wellness stops. Nearly $3,000 is nothing to scoff at, but it does seem like a steal for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Lifestyle brand mindbodygreen worked closely with Lexus on the program. No detail was overlooked in creating the ultimate wellness vacation. Travelers will enjoy curated wellness content to help them get the most out of their experience. Breathwork, guided meditations, and more are at guest’s fingertips. The trip price also includes a customized wellness welcome kit.

Traditional spa getaways can cost many times more than a Retreat in Motion package. This vacation offers driving enthusiasts the relaxing experience they deserve, out on the open road. When compared to a typical self-care trip, this Lexus program packs a lot of bang per buck.

Has Lexus defined the new American road trip?

Retreats In Motion is the perfect answer to responsible vacationing that still feels indulgent. Passengers can relax and fully surrender to the moment, knowing every detail of the trip has been arranged. Small parties of one to four can easily observe social distancing guidelines without special accommodation.

Each location along the route observes the highest standard of wellness. During a time when health and safety are top priorities, wellness travel could potentially catch on. Travel packages geared toward solitary travelers or pairs were once popular. This could be the perfect time to reinvent small group travel.

Retreats in Motion does more than downsize the American vacation. Road trips were once about music, friends, and gas station snacks. Lexus has changed the game making driving vacations a time of quiet introspection focused on health. This grown-up version could be the best new trend in health-conscious travel.


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