The Warm Mineral Springs in North Port, Florida is well known for its unique properties, having one of the highest mineral concentrations of all natural springs in the United States. It also has the title of being the only naturally occurring warm mineral spring found in Florida.
With a constant 85-degree temperature and over 50 different minerals, a day at the Warm Mineral Springs will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. At over 200ft deep, you can soak, swim, and even scuba dive in this 30,000-year-old sinkhole. Over 9 million gallons of fresh water fill the basin every day, that’s up to 17,000 gallons per hour of new, mineral-enriched water!
Historic Mineral Springs Pool
Declared by the Department of the Interior to be a Historic place, scuba divers have discovered saber-tooth tiger and mammoth fossils, as well as prehistoric bones and tools. The discoveries here have changed the theory of human movement across North America and showed that early Paleo Indians were also using the Warm Mineral Springs as a sacred healing place.
Attracting over 100,000 visitors annually, this beautiful health spa has received global recognition for its healing properties. Often referred to as the “Fountain of Youth” and “Miracle Lake”, many have experienced an array of health benefits. From restoring electrolyte imbalances and relieving inflammation, to calming arthritis and sciatica pain, there are countless stories of its ailment alleviating effects.
If you would like to take your rejuvenating experience to the next level, there are many services offered on site. You have the choice of a variety of massages, facials, waxing, and skin care packages, all aimed to help your body and mind reach an ultimate state of bliss. There are also saunas and medical treatments available that you can book in advance.
Open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for a reasonable entry fee you can spend all day soaking in the healing water, then do some shopping and grab bite to eat at local restaurants. Picnicking is welcome and you are encouraged to bring a pool noodle to float on. If you visit after a big rainstorm, there’s a chance that the water will be crystal clear all the way to the bottom.
With the Cocoplum Village Shops only 10 minutes away, it’s a quick stroll to find delicious fish and chips, steak and beer, or decadent European pastries. You can find lodging at the Warm Mineral Springs Motel (affiliate link), half a mile from the natural springs. It is close to town and has a pool, spa, and outdoor shuffleboard courts.
Address: 12200 San Servando Ave, North Port, Florida 34287
Phone: 941-426-1692 (City of North Port)
Season: Year round