About Bella Fontana


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You deserve Bella Fontana Spa!

Voted Herald Democrat’s Best of Texoma
*Best Day Spa every year since 2007
*Best Massage for four years 2008 – 2011
2010 Texoma Gold Seal of Recognition for Quality of Product and Service – Texoma Living! Magazine
Sherman Preservation League – Merit Award for Adaptive Reuse 2008

You can count on us to take care of you with exquisite style and service as we adapt our services to your skin type, wellness, relaxation or musculoskeletal needs.  We even have options if you prefer your massage fully clothed.  Take your time and enjoy our relaxing world class spa environment whether you are here for a medical spa procedures such as single layer and advanced chemical peels, electrolysis permanent hair removal, permanent makeup, therapeutic or relaxation massage, anti-aging skin care facial and aesthetic skin care services or simply to purchase a gift certificate, or our boutique gifts and jewelry.  Try our spa body and skin care treatments such as Biofreeze or aromatherapy skin care or simply be a beauty with a new hair cut or hair color from our Salon.

To find out pricing for our services click here!

We actively seek Spa Team Members as well as Complementary and Alternative Health Care Providers to partner with us to meet the needs of our customers and community.  See our Employment Page for more information.

Located in Historic Downtown Sherman, Texas, we are convenient to the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex, Plano, Richardson, Garland, Frisco, Denison, Van Alstyne, Bonham, Gainesville, Whitesboro, Whitewright, and other North Texas cities, as well as Lake Texoma and southern Oklahoma towns such as Ada, Ardmore, Durant, Madill, Colbert and Calera.

Whether you are in Texas or Oklahoma, or just heading for beautiful Lake Texoma we are in easy driving distance.

What makes Bella Fontana Spa unique is the ability to develop a service team that demonstrates special attention to the goal of total hospitality that results in an experience of renewal. We believe we deliver an unparalleled experience because of a strong client focus and customer care concept supported by world class products and technology. To find out pricing for our services click here!

Ruth Nuckols Cox Williamson, the founder of Bella Fontana Spa, has a diverse background with expertise in Operations, Finance, Business Process Development and Information Technology. Her Bachelor of Arts degree was earned from Austin College with a concentration in Political Science. Ruth went on the earn a Master of Arts in Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas.


Ruth Williamson

Ruth – Founder and CEO
Intradermal Cosmetics (Permanent Makeup) and Electrology Technician

Her career has encompassed various industries and organizations including a call center, police department, two City Budget Offices, consulting to State and Local Governments, then on to a series of roles for the U.S. Region of a publicly held distribution and logistics company. While Senior Director of the U.S. Region Operations Team, she spearheaded the development of a unique Reverse Logistics process that resulted in a major business initiative for the company and patent application. She has brought her process expertise and combined it with a creative sensibility to develop the Spa.
In June of 2007, Bella Fontana Spa, Ltd. acquired and merged Laser ReGenesis Medical Spa into our operations. This addition enables the Spa to expand its portfolio and offer treatments that are  supervised by a qualified Medical Director and staff.

Throughout her career, Ruth has been involved in both formal and informal mentoring and leadership organizations and programs.  As a Mentor for Vocation Vacations, three Vocationers from around the United States with entrepreneurial desire visited Sherman, TX and Bella Fontana Spa to learn about becoming a Spa Owner.  Ruth is also a PivotPlanet Advisor. Find your dream job, and a mentor to help you try on a new hat as an adviser with  PivotPlanet.