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  • 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 [...]

  • Lots of Laughs Coming Soon to Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  January 18th, 2017

    Starting Feb. 14, Tuesdays & Wednesdays are Comedy Night at Sundial We are pleased to announce that, beginning February 14, Gulf Coast Comedy is bringing national acts to Sundial every Tuesday and Wednesday! For the next eight weeks, hilarious comedians will be taking over the San-Cap Ballroom to bring the laughs. Doors open at 6:30 and the 90-minute shows will [...]

  • 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Pickleball

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  December 12th, 2016

    With its recent rise in popularity, pickleball has quickly become one of the country’s most popular sports. Even the staff here at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa is getting excited about the construction of our twelve state-of-the-art Plexicushion pickleball courts. Whether you’re familiar with the sport or not, pickleball has an interesting history and an even more interesting rise to [...]

  • Sundial’s Spooky Spectacle

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  November 11th, 2016

    Even the beautiful paradise of Sundial Beach Resort & Spa gets a little spooky once a year. Every year our various departments dress up and carve a pumpkin for a frighteningly fun competition that shows off the true creativity that makes Sundial such a fabulous place to visit. While Halloween decorations come in many forms, there is only one decoration [...]

  • Local Author Book Signing at Bailey’s Marketplace

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  November 10th, 2016

    Pick up your next beach read at Sundial on November 12 Reading while sunbathing has long been one of the most exhilarating ways to get through a good book while making the most of your time on the beach. Exploring the story contained in the pages of a book while you yourself are removed from everyday life creates an unrivaled [...]

  • Explore Sanibel in Style with the Polaris Slingshot

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  November 2nd, 2016

    The islands of Sanibel and Captiva are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Florida, and with so much beauty to explore, you may feel like there’s not enough time. To truly take in all the beauty the area has to offer, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa recommends you take an open air tour in a [...]