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  • 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 [...]

  • First Sundial Pickleball Classic Recap

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  November 13th, 2017

    It’s official, the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa Pickleball Classic was a hit! We had over 100 players competing during the 3-day event and it’s safe to say everyone had a great time. If you couldn’t make it to this Classic, stay tuned, there may be a Spring Pickleball Event in the works. We promise to keep you updated and [...]

  • 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: [...]

  • Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at Bailey’s

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  October 24th, 2017

    Earlier this month, Monika, the cake master extraordinaire at Bailey’s General Store, competed in the America’s Cake Fair in Orlando. It was her first time entering a cake contest with Bailey’s and she can’t wait for the next one! “The cake we entered was in the Novelty category and we called it ‘Under Florida’s Sun’. The main body of the [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Resort Invites Players to Inaugural Pickleball Tournament

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  October 11th, 2017

    Sanibel Island, FL- The Sundial Beach Resort & Spa Pickleball Classic will be held at the resort’s new twelve court stadium November 3-5, 2017. Open to players 18 and older, the event categories include Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles, ability levels 3.0-4.5 with age division placement based on registration. A special resort rate will be available to attendees. [...]

  • Sundial Serves Up a Weekend of Fun at USTA SW Florida Clay Court Championships

    Author:  Jordan Barnes   |  Date:  October 9th, 2017

    This year’s USTA SW Florida Clay Court Championship was a huge success with over 70 singles and doubles players out on Sundial’s HydroGrid courts. With lots of action and camaraderie, both players and spectators had a fun filled weekend, especially those who stayed at the resort during the tournament. Our Player’s Party was the icing on the cake, taking place [...]