Massages and body treatments available with CDC and WHO recommended safety precautions in place; gift shop extends hours, Harvest & Wisdom opens for dinner

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (June 10, 2020) – The Spa at Shangri-La Springs, located in downtown Bonita Springs, has reopened, offering massages and body treatments. The Spa hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Recent months have left people feeling stressed and anxious,” said Deborah Leible, manager of The Spa at Shangri-La Springs. “We are happy to again be able to provide important self-care to the community to help restore well-being, all with thoughtful safety precautions in place.”

The Spa offers massages including hot stone, warm VOYA seaweed muslin bag and muscle recovery deep tissue, as well as body treatments including VOYA seaweed body wraps, raindrop technique aromatherapy, VOYA seaweed marine foot and leg ritual and foot reflexology. The Spa recently received a SILVER award for Best Day Spa in Naples Daily News 2020 Best of Bonita/Estero and finalist for Best Day Spa in Gulfshore Life magazine’s 2020 Best of the Gulfshore Lee County.

In response to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization surrounding COVID-19, and out of respect for the health and safety of employees, staff and the community, The Spa has implemented the following procedures:

  • Appointment times will be staggered to reduce the likelihood of client overlap.
  • Clients must fill the Health Intake Form online prior to their appointment.
  • Clients will be pre-screened and temperatures taken prior to their appointment with a no-touch thermometer.
  • Service providers will always wear masks and a freshly cleaned apron or disposable gowns with every client treatment. Therapists will wear gloves for body treatments.
  • It is required that all clients wear masks when they arrive and throughout their appointment.
  • Treatment rooms will be disinfected completely between clients. The waiting and retail areas are disinfected regularly.
  • There are no penalties to clients that cancel their appointments currently.
  • Spa amenities, including the sauna and steam room, remain closed to maintain social distancing.
  • Employees are not allowed to work if they feel unwell or show any cold or flu-like symptoms.
  • Currently, treatments exclude facials.

Through the end of June, The Spa is offering 20% off any gift certificates over $200 and on retail purchases over $75 (all sales final).

The gift shop in the Shangri-La Springs’ lobby, with artisan jewelry, crystals and other products has also expanded its hours and is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shoppers are limited to two at a time and asked to wear provided gloves and masks while shopping. Harvest & Wisdom, the on-site farm-to-table restaurant reopens for dinner Friday and Saturday.

For more information about the spa, therapists, services offered or to book an appointment, please call 239-676-7334. To space out appointments comfortably for staff and clients, online bookings are currently unavailable.

About Shangri-La Springs

Built in 1921, Shangri-La Springs offers a variety of unique services including a stately property with an organic garden, fitness studio, organic restaurant, full-service organic spa, gift shop and a meeting, event and wedding venue. The award-winning property was noted in Gulfshore Life magazine’s 2020 Best of the Gulfshore Lee County as a finalist for Best Event Venue, Best Historical Site and Best Day Spa and the organic restaurant Harvest & Wisdom was named Best Healthy/Organic Restaurant and finalist for Best Key Lime Pie, Best New Restaurant and Best Farm to Table Restaurant. Naples Daily News 2019 and 2020 Best of Bonita/Estero awarded GOLD for Best Event Venue and SILVER for Best Day Spa. Harvest& Wisdom was awarded GOLD for Best Farm to Table restaurant. The Blue Zones Project® recognized organization specializes in offering guests a nexus of beneficial practices, activities and engagement opportunities that include wellness classes, art shows and special programs. A range of natural and organic treatments and products including facials, massages, eucalyptus steam room, far infrared sauna and private garden lounge are offered at the Spa at Shangri-La Springs. The organic farm-to-table restaurant Harvest & Wisdom, with an ever-changing menu crafted with produce fresh from the on-site garden, locally sourced organic proteins and organic beverages, is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday for lunch, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday for lunch and dinner. In addition, the historic property is undergoing interior renovations to open as a full-service boutique hotel that will feature 21 guest rooms in the Great House. Renovations are also underway for six guest rooms in Villa Ascona, a building positioned near the property’s courtyard, perfect for spa weekends or wedding party accommodations. Shangri-La Springs is located at 27750 Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs. For more information call 239-949-0749 or visit


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