82nd Annual Sanibel Island Shell Festival

DATE: February 22, 2019

Next month, Sanibel Island will play host to the 82nd Annual Sanibel Island Shell Festival. The Shell Festival is a three day educational, entertaining and fundraising event where all proceeds go to support marine education and conservation organizations in the area as well as scholarship funds to the University of South Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University Departments of Marine [...]

12 Things To Do This Spring Break On and Off the Resort

DATE: February 14, 2019

It’s almost that time of year again. With Spring Break around the corner, it’s time to plan your week-long vacation. If you are planning to visit Sundial or Sanibel, we have plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained on the resort and the island.  Sundial Resort Five pools? No problem. Not only does Sundial have a large [...]

Sundial Wedding Recap of 2018

DATE: January 30, 2019

2018 was an amazing year for weddings at Sundial! On top of getting to take part in dozens of couples’ special days, we were also honored, once again, with Wedding Wire‘s Couples’ Choice Award. Awards like this would not be possible without our fabulous weddings team, led by Ashley and Tracy, and the wonderful couples that chose Sundial as their [...]

More Shell Crafting Ideas

DATE: January 29, 2019

Winter is one of the best times of year to shell on Sanibel Island. According to our resident experts at Sanibel Sea School: The winter months often bring strong weather fronts and, with them, great opportunities for shelling. When fronts arrive, there are usually strong winds that stir things up and create rough seas. The resulting waves wash many gastropods and [...]

Sanibel Island Updated to Gold Status by League of American Bicyclists

DATE: January 25, 2019

From Bronze to Silver and now Gold – Sanibel has become one of only two communities in Florida to receive a Gold designation from the League of American Bicyclists. Last month, Sanibel Island was given “Gold” status by the League of American Bicyclists for its dedication to making the community a haven for bicyclists. This upgrade in status was made [...]

Christmas Shell Crafts

DATE: December 18, 2018

Christmas is right around the corner and we’re here to help! For your last minute stocking stuffers, holiday hostess gifts, teacher appreciation presents and everyone else on your list that needs a little something special, we’ve compiled our favorite shell crafts of the year! So break out your Sanibel shell collection and plug in your glue gun, it’s time to [...]