Behind Indian Shores Massage's seafoam green exterior is an arched entryway evoking the symmetrical domes of ancient Mughal architecture. The lobby?s decorative Buddha statues, elephant sculptures, and wall decor further heighten the Eastern aesthetic. Patty Iorio is well versed in bodywork techniques as varied as head, hand, and foot reflexology, hot stones, and Thai yoga massage. Soft music mingles with the sound of the Gulf of Mexico's nearby shoreline during services that take place in spacious private rooms, where aromatic ocean zephyrs and the occasional trident soar through billowy white curtains.
The chefs at Lisa's Café sate hearty appetites with steaks, burgers, and seafood on the dinner and lunch menus. For dinner, fresh grouper sings a savory culinary duet with a Maryland crabcake on a plate of Lisa's recipe grouper oscar, inspiring an audience of garlic mashed potatoes to applaud with a shower of hollandaise and toss fresh asparagus bouquets onstage ($27). Noontime noshers can test their incisors’ mettle against a sharp-shooting western burger armed with barbecue sauce, bacon, cheddar cheese, and spiky fried-onion spurs ($10). Alternately, patrons can lounge outdoors under large umbrellas to enjoy the breeze from the nearby beach or toss freshly breaded grouper nuggets ($9) into the mouths of passersby.
Keva offers high quality ingredients and a sensuous selection of juicy smoothies ripe for sipping. Evoke the islands with a Keva Kolada, made with pineapple juice, luscious pineapple sherbet, coconut, banana, and non-fat frozen yogurt. The Berry Berry Good blends raspberry juice, non-fat vanilla yogurt, raspberries, and blueberries to create a tart, sweet smoothie sure to send raspberry stock through the roof. The Oreo Speedwagon whips up non-fat milk and vanilla yogurt with chocolate syrup and Oreos, satisfying the most debilitating chocolate craving with a bit of added crunch. The Orange Obsession mixes orange and mango passion juice, banana, honey, and strawberries with delectable orange sherbet, creating an orchestration of orange sure to shatter the windows of your flavor facility. All smoothies are made with 100% fruit juice, real fruit, and delicious yogurts and sherbets. Add a blend in of whey, granola, soy milk, or no sugar strawberry ice cream for $0.75 each. Starting prices range from $2.95 for 12 ounces to $4.95 for 32 ounces.
Helmed by owner Bill Brown, the talented artisans at William Dean Chocolates handcraft premium candies with the type of inimitable designs and flavor combinations that have made the confectionery the repeated winner of a slew of prestigious awards. Select single chocolates such as crème brûlée teeming with white-chocolate ganache, vanilla beans, and raspberry Chambord jelly, or transport taste buds to the border with Mexican mango––a savory bonbon packed with fresh lime juice, mango pate de fruit, and sea salt infused with green chilies and a miniature mariachi band. Customers can opt for boxes of chocolate assortments, choosing their own mixes in a five-piece ($12), nine-piece ($18), 10-piece ($22), 20-piece ($40), or 36-piece ($70) assemblage, or they can trust the experienced staff to select morsels for them based on dessert preference and each sweet tooth's astrological sign. Chocolate bars such as the orange-peel ($5) and wasabi bars ($5) introduce distinct concoctions to discerning palates, and the pate de fruit 18-piece gift box ($18) swarms with handpicked fruit puree in flavors such as kiwi, guava, coconut, and Caribbean cocktail.