Protecting the Turtles

DATE: June 27, 2019

Curious about why turning your lights out at night is such an important task? Or maybe why removing any furniture on the beach is necessary? It’s sea turtle nesting season! Sanibel is currently in the middle of a very busy sea turtle nesting season, which lasts from April until about August. In fact, the island currently has over 350 nests! [...]

What to do on Sanibel Island

DATE: May 31, 2019

Here at Sundial, we know that vacation time is precious. We have a few ideas on how you can spend yours while visiting our resort and Sanibel Island. All you’ll need to do is clear your schedule and pack your bags! (Header Photo provided by themommynichols.com) Here at Sundial Resort Explore Nature with Sanibel Sea School Summer Camp Learn about [...]

Treasures of Sanibel Island

DATE: May 15, 2019

Although pirates Jose Gaspar and Black Caesar once roamed the blue-green waters of Southwest Florida pillaging and hiding their booty, not all of Sanibel Island’s treasure is buried. Here’s a list of “island treasures” ready and waiting for you to discover on your Sundial Beach Resort & Spa vacation. Mermaids are Real! European sailors told tales of the mythical half [...]

Manatee Appreciation on Sanibel Island

DATE: March 26, 2019

In honor of Manatee Appreciation Day, celebrated on the last Wednesday of March, we thought we’d share some of our favorite manatee facts and how you can see manatees for yourself right around Sanibel Island. Fun Manatee Facts: They spend half their day eating! Even though manatees primarily eat leafy greens, they can weigh up to 1,200 pounds. Just like [...]

Shelling Finds at Sundial

DATE: February 28, 2019

Shelling is one of those activities that has almost no age limit and can be enjoyed by everyone in the family. We’ve had some particularly good shelling this winter and wanted to share our favorite finds. If you’re looking to learn more about shelling and what you can find on our beaches, sign up for a Discover Shelling class with [...]