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  • 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 [...]

  • Tracy and Keith Tie the Knot at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  April 19th, 2018

    Tracy and Keith chose Sundial for their super fun and intimate island wedding. We were so pleased to play host to this lovely couple and their friends and family. We wish you many happy years together! Relationship: Where are you from? We’re both originally from the Milwaukee, WI area and currently living about 40 minutes west of Milwaukee in Lake [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Birds to Spot on Sanibel

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  March 20th, 2018

    Everyone knows that Sanibel Island is one of the greatest places to find shells. But did you also know that the island is home to a variety of bird species? Below, you’ll find J. N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge’s list of the top birds to keep an eye out for during your next visit to Sanibel Island.  Note: While all [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • From Marathon to Married at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  February 27th, 2018

    Brian and Kacy ended 2017 on a high note when they said “I do” at Sundial. From a proposal at the Chicago Marathon to tying the knot on the sands of Sanibel, this couple’s wedding journey is a fun one! Where are you from? We are based in Northern Illinois, about an hour away from Chicago. Brian has lived in [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Ways to get Fit at Sundial

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  February 5th, 2018

    Vacation doesn’t mean you have to abandon your New Year’s resolutions. Sundial makes it easy to stay fit while having fun. For advice on staying active at Sundial, we reached out to our Recreation Team.   Bike – With miles of safe, award-winning paths nestled along the island, biking has universal appeal and is something that just about everyone can [...]

  • Winter Skincare Tips from Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  February 5th, 2018

    Winter is here and the harsh weather can cause dryness.  Follow these tips to revamp your regular skincare routine and use products that help to eradicate dryness and keep your skin healthy and fresh this winter. Drink More Water We tend to drink less water in the winter because we turn to hot drinks like cocoa and tea, but don’t [...]

  • Pickleball Pointers: 12 Tips to Sharpen Your Game

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  January 30th, 2018

      If 2018 is going to be your year to improve your pickleball game, this is a post you won’t want to miss. Sundial’s resident Pro Ernesto Enriquez and Racquet Sports Manager Sean Warren collaborated on a list of tips they live by. Top Tips from the Pros: Always stretch before your first match and wear proper shoes to eliminate [...]