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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Special Events";
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Special Events
  • The Best Cocktails from the Best Tiki Bar

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

    This summer, Turtle’s Pool & Beach Bar took home the title of Best Tiki Bar for the third year in a row! In honor of this achievement, we asked our experts behind the bar to mix up a few celebratory cocktails. Try these new Turtle’s specials at home for a taste of the island wherever you are! Margarita Madness (pictured [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Sundial Drone Tour

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  July 12th, 2018

    Take a virtual tour of Sundial and the surround Sanibel Island in our new drone video! Soar over the grounds, fly through the rooms and start planning your Sanibel adventure today.

  • Sundial Adopt-a-Beach Results

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  January 17th, 2018

    In 2017, Sundial participated in the inaugural Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) Adopt-a-Beach program. By participating in this program, we helped to protect nesting environments for both sea turtles and shorebirds by sponsoring the study of the parcel of beach directly in front of the resort centre. Last year was a record-breaking year for turtle nests on Sanibel Island, with a [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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: [...]

  • Best Pickleball at Sundial – The Team and the Tournament

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  October 17th, 2017

    We were so honored last month to be awarded the title of Best Pickleball during the 2017 Best of the Islands Awards. In honor of this award and our upcoming Sundial Beach Resort & Spa Pickleball Classic, we wanted to give you a peek at the team behind the pickleball fun! Where are you from? Sean (left): Miami, FL Ernesto [...]

  • Post-Irma Shelling

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

    We at Sundial were very thankful to weather Hurricane Irma without any real damage. The storm did leave us without power for a few days but it also left us with some AMAZING shelling.We’re so glad to be fully open and back up and running. Check out some of our finds! Calico Clam Sea Urchin Calico Crab Assorted Cockles and Scallops Giant [...]

  • 10 Minutes with the Front Desk Team

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  August 30th, 2017

    Welcome to our new series: Meet the Sundial Team. In each post of this series, we’ll introduce you to one of the many teams at Sundial who are dedicated to making your Sundial visit special. In our opening post, we’d like to introduce you to the smiling faces you’ll first meet upon your arrival-the Front Desk Team. Where are you [...]