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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Special Events";
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Special Events
  • A Taste of Sanibel: Making the Sundial Sunset Cocktail

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

    Don’t let the end of summer stop you from enjoying fun, summery cocktails. Try your hand at making a Sundial Sunset at home and enjoy the taste of summer (or fall!) vacation. Ingredients ½ ounce Captain Morgan Spiced Rum ½ ounce Captain Morgan White Rum ½ ounce Banana liqueur ½ ounce Blackberry liqueur Splash of Grenadine Orange and Pineapple Juice [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Celebrate International Sushi Day Shima Style

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  June 15th, 2017

    In honor of International Sushi Day, we convinced one of our amazing Shima chefs to reveal his secrets for executing the perfect California Roll. Are you brave enough to try this at home? Fun Food Fact: It is widely believed and accepted that the California Roll was invented in Los Angeles in the 1960s by a chef known as Ichiro Mashita. The [...]

  • Shima Grab N Go Now Open

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

    A wonderful new dining option has been added to the Sundial line-up. Shima Grab N Go serves up delicious sushi for guests and island locals on the go. Open noon – 10:00 pm, Tuesday – Sunday, and located in the lobby, Shima Grab N Go offers prepared and made-to-order sushi from our expert sushi chefs. In addition to sushi, prepared [...]

  • Mother’s Day on the Gulf

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

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we are so looking forward to celebrating with a special Sunday brunch. Fresh flowers will be gifted to all our lovely lady brunch guests. Diners will also enjoy a live performance from a talented local musician. The cost for adults is $52, $19 for children ages 4-12 and children 3 and under are [...]

  • Pickleball Courts Are Open at Sundial

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

    It’s finally happened! Our state-of-the-art pickleball courts are open and ready for you to enjoy. We’ve compiled a simple FAQ to help you navigate the fun of our newest amenity! Become a part of the fastest growing sport in America when you stay and play with Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. FAQs: What are the hours of the pickleball courts?  8:00 am [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • How to Make Sundial’s Blue Wave Cocktail

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

    If you’re feeling thirsty for a taste of the beach, then this Blue Wave cocktail is definitely for you. Follow the directions and try your hand at making it at home or just come visit us at Turtle’s Pool and Beach Bar, voted Best Happy Hour and Best Tiki Bar on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Ingredients: 1.5 oz Vanilla Vodka [...]

  • How to Make a Sundial Rum Runner

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  December 8th, 2016

    A few simple ingredients, a healthy helping of rum and you’re on your way to mixing up cocktails like you’re on Sanibel Island! Ingredients: 1 oz. dark rum 1 oz. light rum 1/2 oz. creme de banana 1/2 oz. blackberry brandy 1/2 oz. grenadine Pineapple and orange juices Directions: Fill a glass with ice. Add rum, creme de banana, blackberry [...]