BEHIND THE SCENES: Lawsuit seeks $4M from local spa, owner

An upscale spa, located north of Barrie, is facing lawsuits from two companies that total more than $4 million, according to court documents.

Vetta Spa opened in in Oro-Medonte Township in January 2022 with the offer of a traditional Finnish spa experience, including massages, saunas, hydrotherapy cycle of heat, cold and relaxation, along with a Finnish-inspired restaurant or in-spa bistro.

But a year into its existence, BarrieToday has obtained court documents that show the Horseshoe Valley retreat is facing lawsuits from contractors and partners.

BarrieToday reporter Shawn Gibson recently went behind the scenes with Scott Sexsmith to discuss where things stand.