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About Us

The Great Escape Spa was established in 2002 and located just 5 minutes away from the beautiful Lake Michigan Beaches! Nestled in the woods and close to the beach, the charm of our quaint escape has much

to offer! Enjoy a massage in our private outdoor seasonal cabana, have a delicious bubble tea, tea

bomb, or shake while shopping for a souvenir in our

art shop, or stay a while in one of our 4 Air BnB's on site! We also offer a coffee bar, full service hair salon and more! 


Over 30+ years of combined experience!

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Owner Anastasia is an empathetic soul that has a servants heart waiting to heal you. She can dig deep or lighten the mood with an invigorating Swedish Massage. It can be customized for your specific aches, pains or special needs. Other services include Facials, Thai Body Work and Full Waxing.


Tara, LMT, has been a practicing massage therapist in Michigan City since 2010. She enjoys learning and continuing to develop her skills to better help her clients. As a massage therapist she uses a variety of techniques to cater to each individuals needs, including: Deep Tissue, Lomi Lomi, Swedish, Lymphatic Drainage, Prenatal, Sports, Ashiatsu, Facials, and Reflexology. 


"Massage has so many benefits for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Pain relief from sore muscles, increased flexibility, relaxation, mental clarity, improved circulation, sports recovery and injury prevention. I became a massage therapist because I have personally felt these amazing effects from massage and I want to help others achieve optimal health."

When Tara isn’t at work she loves the outdoors. She enjoys the beach, camping, and rock collecting, as well as spending time with

her family.


Abigail is a licensed massage therapist with a passion for helping people learn about the amazing 
benefits of holistic bodywork. She specializes in Swedish and deep tissue massage, as well as lymphatic drainage massage, facial toning, and reflexology. She encourages her clients to take an active role in advocating for themselves in their journey
to personal wellness and healthy lifestyle goals.

Abby grew up along the shores of Lake Michigan, providing the foundation of her sincere reverence for 

the natural beauty and intrinsic value of the biodiversity of this area. Abigail recognizes that living in harmony and with respect for nature allows us each to live a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. She looks forward to helping you heal and enrich your quality of life through holistic modalities. 

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My name is Xanthe, I'm proud to hold dual roles as both a licensed wellness practitioner specializing in reflexology and a loving spouse/parent. With my expertise in reflexology and massage therapy, I aim to be a ray of sunshine and hope for those seeking holistic wellness and rejuvenation.

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April is a sweetheart — She is precise & will listen to your desires for your hair & offer her advice from many years of experience.  Whatever you choose~ It will come out looking like just what you wanted! She Aims to give you all that you want.... & More!


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Marilyn is sweeter than Aunt Bee* Nurturing, kind, & gentle...she has a mothers touch that can pamper & soothe while she does your hair, manicure or pedicure.



HairStylist, Manicure & Pedicurist.  She is a sweet Southern Bell with a tang! She will have you laughing or entertained with her charming personality & skills.

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