Magical places in Florida are not found strictly at Disney World; you can discover the 'Original Fountain of Youth' and a warm salt spring in North Port. This is truly a unique experience as this mineral spring is Florida's only one like it. Mineral Springs Park in Florida is a natural warm spring maintaining a cozy 85 degrees temperature year round and it needs to be on your bucket list.
This spring contains around 51 minerals - making it one of the highest mineral contents found in any natural spring in the United States! Maybe going to a warm spring doesn't sound very exciting with summer around the corner, but this can be a relaxing experience any time of the year.
According to Yelp reviewers, the spring is warm and clean but it can feature a unique, earthy smell. After all, this is a spring with dozens of natural minerals.
There are a variety of spa services available for those who book in advance. Spa services include body scrubs, facials, massages, and waxing services. Click here for a complete list of their prices.
Entry to the Mineral Springs Park cost $20 and $15 for Sarasota County residents. The spring is divided by ropes and you can bring your own floating devices. A dip in this water is super enjoyable and many people would even swear that it has some healing properties. Consider this spot a peaceful retreat on a budget.
You can get one hour massage for only $75 and enjoy the outdoor mineral spring with an incredible panoramic view. Before you visit this hidden gem make sure to not bring coolers. Food and drinks are not permitted inside the water.
Warm Mineral Springs Park is located at 12200 San Servando Ave North Port, FL 34287.
Warm Mineral Springs Park
Hours: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm.
Address: 12200 San Servando Ave North Port, FL 34287
Why you need to go: The only warm spring in Florida with over 51 minerals.