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Built in 1921, the legendary Shangri-La Springs Resort in old downtown Bonita Springs, is a hidden treasure in Southwest Florida. Nestled among a lush botanical garden overseen by two rare and prevailing Mysore figs trees, the property plays host to the sacred natural “springs” that Bonita Springs is named after. The Spring has been cherished since the time of the Calusa Indians. For nearly a century, the property has played host to the famous, the infamous and those seeking profound connection.
The historic property offers an organic restaurant located in the Great House that sources its food from the property’s certified organic gardens and orchard. Shangri-La Springs has a prized organic full-service spa located in one of our beautiful historic buildings. The spa offers only natural, organic treatments and a steam room, sauna and private nature-filled courtyard surrounded by the botanical gardens.
A sought-after venue for weddings of those in the know, Shangri-La Springs has multiple indoor and outdoor opportunities to select from or combine, for your most anticipated picture perfect moments. Lush botanical gardens, gorgeous heirloom hardwood floors, a wandering creek with dock, pristinely restored historic buildings, gorgeous fountain and the iconic and historic Mysore figs trees with stunning root structures, combine to create the most beautiful backdrop for your magical, nature-infused experience.
As if the property itself isn’t spectacular enough, the warm Gulf of Mexico beaches are just minutes away making it the perfect destination oasis for your family and friends. For more information please call or email.
Event: Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Discounted QUOTE With Renovation Discount - This quote is valid until January 1, 2018
Outdoor – Ceremony - Up to 1 hour $500.00
Indoor - Reception - Includes 4 hours $2750.00
Up to 100 white Ceremony Chairs Included
Bridal Party Suites (for day use) Included with Spa Treatments
Tax 6% $ 195.00
$1722.50 - Deposit to hold the date @ 50%
$1722.50 - Balance Due (no later than 14 days prior to event)
Terms and Conditions
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Suite Forty Eight is a brand new private special event and banquet venue located in Fort Myers that is ideal for events from 25-150 guests. It’s a concept that was developed and designed by a local special event planner and producer. The layout and space is highly functional for an assortment of special events and business needs offering two separate event rooms with a total of 3200’ sqft. Suite Forty Eight offers a light and bright spacious salon with large windows and rich wood flooring; the perfect venue for a networking function, shower, cocktail hour or even small indoor wedding ceremony. This room transitions smoothly to the petite ballroom, lounge and kitchenette. When you secure Suite Forty Eight for your event, you have full access to the entire facility. No other events are booked during your event time.
Perfectly situated on Colonial Blvd in Royal Palm Square it’s only minutes to Cape Coral, Downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. With access to Summerlin Rd, McGregor Blvd and Colonial Blvd, it’s conveniently located for all.
You are free to bring your own alcohol and bartender to this venue as these services are not provided by Suite Forty Eight. There is a gorgeously appointed bar/lounge that is attached to the ballroom that may be utilized and equipped by you. Outside caterers and food options are welcomed. A kitchenette is available for your use including refrigerator, deep freezer and prep space for you or your caterer.
Suite Forty Eight offers event space rental that includes seating and tables for up to 100 guests however if you are looking for an all-inclusive reception package, those are available as well with the exception of alcohol. Full service planning, design, décor and production services are available through Suite Forty Eight.
The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium is a private, not for profit, environmental education organization located in Fort Myers, Florida. Our 105 acre site has a museum, three nature trails, a Planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries, a gift shop and meeting and picnic areas.
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