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  • 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 [...]

  • The 80th Annual Sanibel Shell Festival

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

    This week, Sanibel Island proudly shows off why it’s nicknamed the Shell Capital at the annual Sanibel Shell Festival. The show is celebrating its 80th anniversary with the theme “Around the World in 80 Shells”. The three-day event will take place at the Sanibel Community House from Thursday, March 2 – Saturday, March 4. The event is the result of [...]

  • Pickleball and Tennis Tips

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  February 22nd, 2017

    How do your skills on the court match up? Our pros are here to help! Follow these tips to improve your game: Pickleball Tips – The Basics Though pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in America, it’s new to many people. We’re looking forward to making pickleball more accessible on Sanibel Island next month when we open our state-of-the-art [...]

  • GM Update: What’s New at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  February 16th, 2017

    Greetings Guests, I hope your year is off to a great start. We’re certainly staying busy at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa! I’ll get into more detail about everything you can expect from Sundial in 2017 later, but first I want to take this opportunity to review some of the exciting things that happened at the resort last year: We [...]

  • Meet the Team Serving Up Fun at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  January 24th, 2017

    In preparation for the soon-to-open pickleball courts and our Owners’ Week Pro-Am, coming up Friday, February 3, 2017, we have a new Tennis/Pickleball Team to announce! Learn more about our team and meet the players that will be instrumental in your full-court fun. Christian Clark – Tennis Pro  Christian grew up in Sarasota, FL and moved to Fort Myers in [...]

  • A Shell Walk with Johnny Rader – Sanibel Sea School at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  January 23rd, 2017

    Meet Johnny, Rader, a Marine Science Educator with Sanibel Sea School. Explore the beach with him as he trolls for shells and discusses some of the unique marine life that call Sanibel home. Learn about: What makes Sanibel so great for shelling? What is the beach made up of? Can you find live marine life on the beach? What does [...]