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  • 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 [...]

  • Sundial Wedding Recap of 2017

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  January 25th, 2018

    2017 was a big year for weddings and the wedding team at Sundial. Not only did we get to play host to dozens of couples on their big day, we were honored to have won The Knot‘s Best of Weddings Award and Wedding Wire‘s Couples’ Choice Awards. Thank you to Ashley and Tiffany, our wedding planning dream team, and thank you to [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Resort Garners Top Wedding Awards

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  January 16th, 2018

    SANIBEL, FL- January 16, 2018- Sundial Beach Resort & Spa announced today that it has won two prestigious awards, both recognizing Sundial’s outstanding accomplishments in the wedding market. The Couples’ Choice award from Wedding Wire honors Sundial’s exemplary performance and highly regarded reputation among wedding clientele. Only the top echelon of wedding professionals receive this designation which recognizes excellence in [...]

  • SEASons Greetings from Sanibel

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  December 25th, 2017

    Santa isn’t the only one who has been enjoying a little R&R at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you for being our guest. We wish you and your family a happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you in the new year. Warm & sunny regards, The Sundial Team  

  • Karissa and Jayson Tie the Knot

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

    Hurricane Irma couldn’t stop Karissa and Jayson from tying the knot on Sanibel Island this fall. After their original venue was damaged by the storm, Sundial was happy to step in and create the wedding of their dreams. We hope you enjoy learning a little more about the happy couple and their big day. Where are you from? We live [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Shell Crafts: Gift a Piece of Sanibel this Holiday

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

    Anyone who has visited Sanibel knows this to be true: there are a lot of shells! But what do you do with all the shells you’ve collected once you get home? How about crafting them into fun and festive holiday décor and gifts to share with your family and friends? We’ve collected a few ideas that we hope you will [...]

  • 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 [...]