Southwest Florida Real Estate News

Aug. 5, 2016

Paint Like a Pro on Bonita Springs Property

Get the Best of Life in Bonita Springs HomesArt flows freely for Bonita Springs property owners at DaVinci’s Vine and Paint. In this relaxed atmosphere, guests can sip wine while painting previously selected images. Instructors lead the group in a step by step process of a chosen piece. Perspective in the eye of the beholder and paintings will be individualistic. All art supplies will be provided including paint and brushes. However as sometimes paint will escape past the aprons, guests should wear appropriate clothing.

Local artist and owner, Rob Sowers houses his fine art gallery upstairs on this Bonita Springs property. Open during regular studio hours the venue showcases his various works and is designed to inspire the artist in all.

Open session times are provided at DaVinci’s Vine and Paint as well as the guided classes. Artists can paint whatever subject inspires them. No official instruction will be provided but staff will be on hand to give insight or tips if desired. Open sessions are perfect for artists from Bonita Springs homes who need a place to create.

Further instruction is given on site in the art of Figure Drawing. During this class, a live model will provide inspiration. Students must bring their own supplies including a sketch pad, pencil and eraser. Children under 13 will not be admitted and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to attend.

Perfect for special occasions gather a group together to celebrate birthday, bachelorette parties or girls night out. Visit the DaVinci Vine and Paint Calendar to view featured paintings or call 239.285.9400 for more information.

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Aug. 2, 2016

Scenery That Rejuvenates And Soothes The Soul Awaits Near Bonita Springs Homes

Relax in Bonita Springs HomesRelax and rejuvenate the spirit at Shangri-La Springs near Bonita Springs homes. This picturesque Bonita Springs property is more than a local landmark for here is where the spring that named the town runs. Boasting beautiful grounds available to explore, an organic restaurant, historic buildings, a gift shop and full service spa, a trip to Shangri-La is time well spent. This enchanting place focuses on a connection between wellness in the mind, body and spirit. The land is said to be sacred with healing properties deep within.

Get pampered in the spa. Massage choices are vast and include soothing Swedish relaxation massages, therapeutic deep tissue massages, hot stone and couples massage. Feel revived after Reiki energy or reflexology with foot ritual treatments. Skin care is essential and the Shangri- La Springs Spa offers a signature facial as well as calming or clear skin processes. Book A Day of Bliss which combines an organic lunch with a luxurious Swedish massage and class participation. Classes on the schedule at Shangri-La Springs feature meditation, yoga, Reiki, Qigong, Hatha yoga, prenatal yoga, NIA Dance and World Dance Fusion.

Many special events take place too throughout the year. Neighbors and friends get together for monthly community drumming ceremonies, art exhibits and receptions, live music and festivals.

Learn the history of Shangri-La Springs with a guided tour of this lush Bonita Springs property. Available weekdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. tours are $15 for adults with children welcomed at no charge with paying adult.

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Aug. 1, 2016

Meet Manatees, Sea Turtles, and Dolphins Near Bonita Springs Homes

Enjoy Wildlife in Estero Bay HomesSearch out gentle manatees while exploring the waterways near Bonita Springs homes. Intimate tours are offered by the company Manatee Guides. Experts ease kayaks into the waters of Estero Bay where aquatic wildlife frequent. Present day sightings include other sea creatures as well. Recent participants that live in Bonita Springs and nearby have spotted stingrays, pelicans, ospreys and more. Favorite observances are of frolicking dolphins and sea turtles, and of course the gracefully large manatee.

All trips originate on the shores of Estero Bay. Start time is promptly at 8 a.m. with a request that guests arrive at least 15 minutes early. Tours are approximately 4 hours long with about 4 miles of paddling round trip. Because of the physical demand of the excursion, it is recommended that only those who live in Bonita Springs who are in tip top shape participate. Although set in peaceful surroundings, strenuous exercise will be ongoing. Age recommendations are between 10 and 60 years old. Adventurers are reminded to wear appropriate waterproof clothing, a wide brimmed hat and to bring a secured snack and drinking water. Pictures will be taken by staff to remember the day.

Less strenuous trips take place periodically along the Orange River and are just as exciting. These are more suitable for all athletic abilities.

Manatee Guides know the habitats of these majestic creatures inside and out. Their trips are unforgettable memory makers. Book this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence rated experience today. Reservations may be made online or by calling 239.247.4955.

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