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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Special Events";
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Special Events
  • Green Drinks for St. Patrick’s Day

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  March 15th, 2018

    With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we asked our amazing Sundial bartenders to whip up a few festive drinks that you can serve your friends and family. Now you have the perfect option for anyone tired of green beers and Irish car bombs! Irish Pirate Punch (Left) Ingredients: ¾ oz Naked Turtle Rum ¾ oz Captain Morgan Rum [...]

  • New Year’s Eve Grilled Pineapple Passionfruit Mimosa Recipe

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  December 20th, 2017

    Your guests’ eyes will sparkle when they spy this bubbly creation at your New Year’s Eve celebration. Bring a taste of the Gulf to your late night soiree with our Grilled Pineapple Passionfruit Mimosa recipe. Ingredients: 6oz Prosecco Sparkling Wine 1oz Passionfruit Puree or Nectar 1oz Pineapple Juice         Dash of Nutmeg to finish Directions: In a champagne flute, fill the [...]

  • Bartender Jason is Serving up the Best at Turtle’s Pool & Beach Bar

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  November 29th, 2017

      Turtle’s Pool & Beach Bar has been voted ‘Best Tiki Bar’ by Best of the Islands for the past few years and is enjoyed daily by guests and islanders alike. This year, we’re proud to say Turtle’s has been honored again, along with one of our star bartenders Jason McAuliffe, who won the ‘Best Bartender’ award. Jason has been [...]

  • Shima Chef Sammy Wins Best of the Islands Award

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

    Congratulations to Chef Sammy, who was recently named Best Chef during the Best of the Islands awards. Sammy is an icon at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar. Get to know Sammy better and learn a little about what makes the best chef on Sanibel tick! What is your favorite thing about working at Shima? I really enjoy being able [...]

  • Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at Bailey’s

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

    Earlier this month, Monika, the cake master extraordinaire at Bailey’s General Store, competed in the America’s Cake Fair in Orlando. It was her first time entering a cake contest with Bailey’s and she can’t wait for the next one! “The cake we entered was in the Novelty category and we called it ‘Under Florida’s Sun’. The main body of the [...]

  • 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 [...]