Shawn Shortall Named Spa Director at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida
NAPLES, FL (August 2019) – The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida has named Shawn Shortall as its new Spa Director. In his new position, he is responsible for overseeing the operation of The Spa at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, which is a full-service spa that offers an impressive array of spa treatments including relaxing massages, refreshing body treatments, restorative facials, manicures, pedicures, and hair and makeup services. Featuring nine individual spa treatment rooms and a full-service salon, The Spa at the AAA Four-Diamond resort also has separate women’s and men’s relaxation areas and locker rooms, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool baths, a fitness center, and an aerobics studio. Located in the resort’s three-story, 74,000-square-foot Clubhouse, The Spa overlooks the resort’s championship golf course, and is open to the public.
Shortall joins The Spa at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club with extensive management, operations and staff development experience. Prior to joining The Spa at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, Shortall served as Spa Director for the luxurious Bellezza Spa in Miami, Florida. Previous to that he served as Spa Director for New York City’s B3 Spa; Regional Director of Contour Spas in Florida; and Owner Operator of Bashé Salon and Spa in Miami, Florida. His experience also includes serving as a freelance hair and makeup artist with the Elite modeling agency, and as a resident hair and makeup artist with Sony Music. In the latter position he participated in the (American) Grammy Awards, Latin Grammy Awards, The Billboard Music Awards, and the Inaugural Ball of President Bill Clinton. His work was featured in such publications as VOGUE, Glamour, Mademoiselle, and Allure.
“We are so pleased that Shawn has joined our team and is now overseeing The Spa,” said Jason Parsons, general manager of The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. “He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to The Spa, with highly creative ideas to elevate The Spa to an even higher level. He is a true asset to The Spa and to our resort team.”
Designed in classic Florida style, The Spa at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club offers such treatments as HydraFacial, Aroma-Reflexology Massage, Signature Salt Scrub, Deep Tissue Massage, Pro-Radiance Brightening Facial, Moisture Rich Conditioning Wrap, Ultimate Lifting Facial, Espresso Mud Detoxifying Wrap, Gentleman’s Facial, Hot Stone Massage, Luxe Manicure, and Spa Pedicure.
Featuring a truly beautiful Gulf-front setting, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is Southwest Florida’s only beachfront resort with an on-site championship golf course, world-class spa and award-winning tennis center.
Offerings at the 319-room resort include the par-71 championship golf course that was dramatically redesigned by golf icon Jack Nicklaus in 2016; a beachfront pool complex with two pools; six tennis courts at the Mary C. Watkins Tennis Center; the professionally-supervised Beach Kids Club; retail shops; beach rentals; and multiple restaurants and bars, including the signature restaurant HB’s on the Gulf and the popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill.
In addition, the resort features 34,000 square feet of meeting space, and many picturesque outdoor event venues. Plus, guests always benefit from no resort fees, and complimentary self-parking and valet parking.
Guest rooms and suites feature cool tropical colors; flat-panel televisions; patio or balcony (with a view of the Gulf, golf course or the lush resort interior); coffee maker; and refrigerator.
Situated just blocks from Naples’ renowned shopping districts of fashionable 5th Avenue South and historic 3rd Street South, the resort is also within minutes of shopping at Venetian Village, Waterside Shops, Bayfront and Tin City. Guests can also experience the area by taking tours of the Everglades, Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, Corkscrew Swamp, The Botanical Gardens, or the Conservancy Nature Center. Boat and fishing trips also can be arranged at the hotel. Other leisure time activities can include Naples’ outstanding museums, theatres, and art galleries.
The Spa at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples. For appointments or to purchase s Spa package or a gift card, call (239) 659-4304, or visit NaplesBeachHotel.com/spa. For information on the resort, call (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, and visit NaplesBeachHotel.com.
PR Contact: Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 208, or klamonica@78Madison.com.