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  • Sundial Brings home 7 Awards from 2018 Best of the Islands

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  September 26th, 2018

    Yesterday, we had the privilege of hosting the 2018 Best of the Islands Awards, which gives islanders the opportunity to vote for their favorite local businesses and organizations to be recognized within the Sanibel-Captiva community. We were honored this year to receive 7 awards: Best Full Service Resort – 6-time winner Best Gulf Front Dining Best Pickleball Courts – 2-time [...]

  • Sanibel Sea School’s New Class for Youngsters

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  September 4th, 2018

    With shell-lined beaches, waters rich in marine life, and temperate weather year-round, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa is the perfect place for your child to have a hands-on learning experience about the environment. You might already know about the Sanibel Sea School Sundial campus and its exploration classes for children 6-13 years old. Now, due to an overwhelming number of [...]

  • Sanibel Sea School Summer Camps at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  May 25th, 2018

    Did you know that during the summer, Sanibel Sea School offers day summer camps at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa? This summer, kids from 6-13 will be able to learn about mangrove tree crabs, ninja needlefish, and bivalves while exploring the shores and waters of Sundial. Learn more about what these fun and fascinating camps have in store from Leah [...]

  • International Museum Day on Sanibel

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  May 18th, 2018

    Happy International Museum Day! To celebrate this educational day, we thought we’d share some of the best museums and attractions you can explore near Sanibel. Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Located right on Sanibel Island, this shrine to all things shell is a perfect museum option for kids and adults alike. See some of the rarest shell specimens and get up close [...]

  • Vacation To-Do List

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  May 10th, 2018

    School is almost out and that means summer vacation is just around the corner! For all of you planning to visit Sanibel and Sundial this summer, we have come up with the perfect checklist to make sure you’ve packed plenty of fun into your adventure. Sundial Vacation Checklist: Spend a morning shelling. Sanibel Island is one of the best places [...]

  • 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 [...]