Snorkel with Manatees' expert divers lead tours on underwater sojourns to discover peaceful manatees and environs beneath the waves. Offering both group and mini manatee tours year-round, the guides monitor each diver to ensure safe practice with the animals. Their Crystal River scallops tour scours the ocean floor for tasty scallops while avoiding crabs auditioning for The Little Mermaid revival, and the Snorkel with Manatees excursions explore the Crystal, Homosassa, and Chassahowitzka Rivers on airboat. They also teach the fundamentals of their craft during discover scuba-diving lessons.
Named one of the state’s top ten courses by GolfFlorida.com and the top New Affordable Public Golf Course by Golf Digest, El Diablo Golf and Country Club treats club-wielding contestants to a 7,045-yard stretch of challenging golf set amid an omnipresent forest of oak and pine. As players check off holes on their leafy sojourn, they’ll also encounter course architect Jim Fazio’s barrage of challenges, which range from extremely fast greens – never registering less than a 9.5 on the Stimpmeter – to deep bunkers filled with Floridian sand. Though the greens are speedy and will punish too-bold rolls, they nonetheless exhibit an underlying softness, helping each iron approach hit, stick, or even stop for a nap within feet of the cup.
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Under the supervision of physician and skin care specialist Dr. Eyad Alsabbagh, Dania Medical Esthetique’s skilled staff helps clients achieve aesthetic goals with a diverse palette of cosmetic and medical services. Waxing services, and injections of Botox help bolster appearances for the short-term, while laser hair removal and permanent makeup can last a lifetime, or until donning irreversible gorilla suits.
Led by a board-certified physician, the skilled staff of uContour helps patrons to shed inches, tighten skin, or ease the appearance of cellulite with noninvasive laser treatments. The body’s trouble spots are targeted by iLipo lasers, which break down fat cells and evict their contents from the body through the lymphatic system; the lasers also tighten skin. Physicians meet with clients prior to treatments to answer questions, address concerns, and discuss fine art. Following the treatment, clients are encouraged to make use of complimentary access to the onsite gym in order to enhance the results of each treatment with a calorie-eviscerating workout.
Each Eye Doctor’s Optical Outlets location is doctor-owned, uniting the staff with a common vision to sharpen sight and boost eye health. Eye examinations reveal prescriptions and uncover any other ocular problems. After patients choose a new set of lenses, the in-house technicians get to work crafting them in the shop’s own lab rather than sending them off to be made during a summer camp’s arts and crafts day. Sundry designer frames border eyes in looks from Giorgio Armani and Marc Jacobs to Nike and Harley Davidson, and there is usually a trio of technicians in the shop, enabling multiple clients to summon help with a single pigeon call. Doctors can also help patients select the right contact lenses from brands such as Acuvue and Bausch & Lomb.
As a lifelong Floridan, Dr Amir Akel has developed long-lasting ties to the local community. He gets to know his patients, learning everything about their oral health during regular exams. If necessary, he can administer cosmetic and restorative procedures to help maintain healthy smiles. Dr. Akel also works closely with area specialists and dental labs so he can ensure quality and expertise in all areas of his patients' dental care.