Visitors enjoy pampering at world-class spas during vacation at The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
With miles of beaches to stroll, soothing Gulf waters, picture-perfect sunsets and a relaxing environment that only nature can provide, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel offers a tranquil setting for pampering at some of the finest world-class spas.
Stressed out? Tired of the fast paced lifestyle caused by too much work and not enough down time?This tropical paradise offers the opportunity to combine a vacation with a chance to reenergize. So give yourself a break. Turn off the cell phone and the laptop. Escape to one of the area’s full-service spas for a few days or at least for a signature treatment that will recharge you physically and mentally!Located in southwest Florida, the area includes Sanibel & Captiva islands, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Boca Grande & Outer Islands, North Fort Myers, and Lehigh Acres. A variety of resorts take health, beauty and sheer self-indulgence to an entirely new level. While most spas offer treatments a la carte, many also offer specially designed packages in conjunction with lavish accommodations that include fitness facilities and other amenities.
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, Fort Myers
Named one of the Top 10 Spa Resorts in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler, the 85-acre luxury hotel is situated on a private peninsula and overlooks Sanibel and Captiva islands. The tropical ambiance of the Gulf of Mexico combined with healing treatments to give guests a rejuvenating and relaxing experience. The spa draws inspiration from its natural seaside setting with soothing water sculptures along with natural and botanical accents that provide tropical-inspired, state-of-the-art therapies offering serenity and rejuvenation.
The 40,000-square-foot spa includes a top of the line fitness center, expert instruction, and 28 treatment rooms with more than 60 treatments. From soothing massages, body wraps and scrubs to invigorating facials, manicures and pedicures, each visit leaves the guest refreshed and renewed. Several treatments draw on the science of “Thalassotherapy” or the application of sea-derived products to help purify and nurture skin tone. The Spa also offers exclusive, new skin care treatments that utilize the advanced, results-oriented Sonya Dakar products to protect against sun damage and aging.
For the ultimate in relaxation, guests may enjoy a session in the BETAR (Bio Energetic Transduction Aided Resonance) sound bed, where they float blissfully on a geodesic-domed platform with surround-sound music. One of only 16 in the world, the bed creates energy wave impulses with aromatherapy to provide a holistic, total-body experience.
Don’t miss: Signature Calusa Facial. An extremely relaxing, deep cleansing facial treatment using indigenous ingredients developed especially for the Spa at Sanibel Harbour.
For information on spa treatments and additional packages, call (239) 466-4000. For a menu of spa services and additional information on the resort’s luxury accommodations and other resort amenities, call (800) 767-7777 or visit www.sanibel-resort.com.
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa is situated on 26 acres with views of Estero Bay along the Gulf of Mexico. The 454-room full-service resort offers amenities that allow guests to experience the distinctive surroundings such as eco-tours, fly-fishing, bird watching and a secluded beach island. The resort also features hydro-grid tennis facilities, 18-hole golf course designed by Senior PGA Tour Champion Raymond Floyd, 19,000-square-feet full-service spa, a lagoon pool with a 140-foot water slide, lap pool and Camp Hyatt® children’s program with learning activities.
Don’t miss: Ashiatsu recipients are calling this technique “heaven.” Although ashiatsu sessions may appear unconventional, with the practitioner often holding on to bars to maintain their balance while massaging a client’s back with their feet, this type of massage is being heralded as a luxurious, deep, relaxing massage. This western spin on barefoot massage is known to improve posture, relieve pain and stress, treat spinal discomfort and provide a deep massage while being gentle.
For information on spa treatments and packages, call (239) 444-1234. For a menu of spa services and additional information on the resort’s luxury accommodations and other resort amenities, visit www.coconutpointhyatt.com. For reservations call (800) 55-HYATT.
Pink Shell Resort & Spa, Fort Myers Beach
Located on Estero Island, the 12-acre Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa caters to families and small groups seeking a memorable four-star resort experience. In addition to Aquagēne, a 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art full-service spa, the property features meetings facilities, 180 deluxe rooms, two restaurants, KiddsKampp®, a specialized children’s program with separate activities for teens and a menu of watersports.
The multi-level spa includes 12 treatment rooms, Facial Therapies, Sea of Life Facial, Deep Sea Dermal Lift, Massage Therapies, Warm River Stone, Body Therapies, Aquagene’s Royal Red Wrap, Deep Sea Salt Glow, Hand and Foot Therapies as well as waxing services and makeup refreshers. Numerous packages are available, such as the Barefoot Bridal Elegance and Ocean Escape, along with manicures, pedicures and Eucalyptus Steam.Don’t miss: The Sea of Life Facial combines cranial sacral therapy with skin specific cleansing, steam and treatment mask. Blends of essential oils are applied to key areas of the neck, face, chest and hands. For more information, go to www.pinkshell.com.
For information and reservations, call (888) 309-2912.
‘Tween Waters Inn Day Spa & Marina, Captiva Island
Located across 13 acres on picturesque Captiva Island, ’Tween Waters Inn includes 138 accommodations including 19 cottages; one-, two- and three-bedroom suites, and contemporary guest rooms and efficiencies. The property also includes secluded, pristine beaches, three swimming pools, a day spa, biking, fishing and more.
Sbarra’s Day Spa has a glamorous, retro 1940s ambiance that makes this spa experience a one of a kind. Services range from nail treatments, facials, body wraps, massages, and even caters to couples. For a more private experience, in-room treatment is available also. The spa has recently expanded with additional luxurious treatment rooms, a tiki-inspired pedicure room and a sleek, new manicure station.
Try it: Chocolate Fix Massage. Got chocolate cravings ? Here’s your cure. Feed your skin with four delicious flavors of nourishing oils such s chocolate raspberry, chocolate cherry, chocolate mint or chocolate cake. Oil is applied during an hour of luscious relaxing massage and ends with a chocolate on your pillow.
For reservations and information, call (800) 908-1940 or visit www.tween-waters.com.