10 Aug 2017
Ah... the Spa... A cherry on top of any beach resort experience.
Beach vacations have always ranked high on the list of best things in life to enjoy. It only takes a moment to vividly recall the way it feels and sounds out on the sand. Spending hours in the warm sunshine, splashing in the surf, and looking out to an endless horizon, what could possibly make a magical experience like this better? That, my friends, is exactly the question the Silver Shells Spa was born to answer. Here’s how I discovered just how wonderful a spa day at this beach resort can be!
A Spa Day at the Beach
Not too long ago, the Compass Resorts partners, Rodney and Michael, sent a lucky group of managers to the Silver Shells Spa. It was their brilliant way to show us their appreciation for another successful summer season. To be honest, I was pretty nervous. This was my first trip to a day spa. But, Carla and her staff quickly made me feel at ease. With robe and slippers in hand, I was led to the women’s locker room. Soft music played overhead and the locker room had long stretches of comfortable vanity spaces, showers, a sauna, and a steam room.
In the few minutes I spent getting ready, I already felt like I had stepped into a wonderful new reality. When I came out, Carla handed me a mimosa (yeah!) and led me to where others in my group were already enjoying pedicures and manicures. Throughout the morning and early afternoon, we each had our turn with pampering treatments like Swedish or hot stone massages, energizing facials, spa nail care, and paraffin wraps.
The hours seemed to pass effortlessly, enhanced by mimosa refills, calm ambiance, and good friends. None of us wanted to break the spell.
Once our treatments were finished, some of us relaxed in the cedar-lined sauna, and then everyone met together again at the indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub. After all the years I’d spent working with Silver Shells vacation rentals, I had never realized the awesomeness of having the Spa connected to the clubhouse pool and hot tub. It was suddenly obvious; these amenities were meant to be enjoyed together!
After our epic morning and afternoon at the Silver Shells Spa, Michael and Rodney met us all for an unbelievable meal at Mimmo’s Italian Restaurant. It was such a wonderful way to spend a day! We all felt the stress of the outside world disappear for a while and shared an experience that grew the bonds of friendship within our team.
The next time you’re visiting the Silver Shells Beach Resort, don’t miss your chance to add spa time to your beach vacation! The Spa offers an exceptionally wide variety of services and treatments that cater to any budget. Leave your phone in the locker room and go disappear for the day, you won’t regret it. The Spa at Silver Shells is happy to accommodate groups and individuals. Appointments are available Monday through Saturday 9 am – 5 pm. By advanced booking only, they are available until 7 pm and on Sundays for Weddings or private groups. Call (850) 337-5107 for reservations.