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  • Earth Day on Sanibel Island

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  April 20th, 2018

    Happy Earth Day! Here on Sanibel Island, experiencing, enjoying and protecting all that nature has to offer is very important to us. As many people know, 2/3 of Sanibel Island is dedicated preserve and refuge land.   However, protecting the island’s most native inhabitants isn’t just limited to the refuge lands. Learn more about some of the great organizations that help [...]

  • Dolphin Tours and National Dolphin Day

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  April 12th, 2018

    In honor of National Dolphin Day, celebrated April 14, we thought we’d share some of the best ways to observe and learn more about these magical creatures. Fun Facts: Dolphins range in size from 4-12 feet on average. Dolphins are extremely intelligent and social creatures. Dolphins communicate with each other using squeaks, whistles, body language and even head-butting. Bottlenose dolphins [...]

  • Sundial Swims to Support CHR Mardi Gras Event

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  February 13th, 2018

    Happy Mardi Gras! Along with our king cake and beads to celebrate this holiday, Sundial was proud to take part in this year’s Community Housing & Resources 6th Annual Mardi Gras Fundraising Event. Not only did our swim team take home the gold this year at the annual competition, we also get to be a part of the good that [...]

  • The Activities Team Makes the Fun at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  October 27th, 2017

    Our Activities Team is in charge of making sure everyone has fun at Sundial! They’ve come from far and wide to bring our guests unique experiences they won’t soon forget. Find out more about this entertaining group in this month’s Meet the Team feature:    Where are you from and how long have you been in the hospitality industry? Onorio: [...]

  • Karen S. Recaps Her Staycation at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  August 11th, 2017

    Ever since my family and I moved to Fort Myers 3 years ago, Sundial has become our home away from home. Anytime we are in need of a weekend away, we just take a quick drive over the bridge and check in at our favorite place, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Our two children, ages 10 and 12, guide most [...]

  • Turtle Time with the Sanibel Sea School

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  July 21st, 2017

    Meet Brooke and Carley from Sanibel Sea School and learn about the amazing turtles that nest here on Sanibel every year. SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) recently found and marked a turtle nest right on our beaches at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa (one of several nests on our beach). This Loggerhead Turtle nest is one of many you’ll see around [...]

  • A Team Worth Celebrating – Outstanding Q2 Employees

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  July 13th, 2017

    This week, we celebrated our brilliant team members at our Team Member of the Quarter Award Lunch. Nine nominees, from 8 departments, were celebrated for their hard work, dedication and commitment to making Sundial the best it can be. The big winner of the day was Amado Dornelas from the Culinary Department. “Amado greets everyone that walks by with a [...]

  • The Basics of Paddle Boarding

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  May 10th, 2017

    Paddle Boarding is the hottest water sport out right now. Luckily, as a Sundial Resort guest, you can try it out for yourself for free! The Gulf is a perfect place to try paddle boarding because it’s much calmer than the ocean. If you’re thinking about trying out this fun new activity on your next visit, check out these beginner [...]

  • Summer Camps at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  April 30th, 2017

    For a kid, the best parts of summer are beach vacations and summer camps. Now they can be combined! At Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, kids have the opportunity to take part in daily tennis camps and weekly camps at Sanibel Sea School. Youth Tennis Camp at Sundial Camps are offered June 5 – August 3, 2017, Monday – Thursday, [...]

  • Sundial’s Easter Activity Lineup

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  March 27th, 2017

    Easter is coming up and we are so looking forward to the activities we have planned, especially the wonderful holiday brunch we have in store. Activities: Easter Sunrise Service – A sunrise service on the beach is available to guests on Easter morning. Led by Rev. Vanderhey, the service will begin at 7:00 am on Turtle’s Beach. Easter Egg Hunt [...]