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  • Sea Turtle Nesting 2014

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  September 16th, 2014

    Sea turtles are among the world’s most ancient creatures and one of Sanibel Island’s most treasured. The island’s subtropical climate makes it an ideal environment for nesting mother sea turtles. In fact, Sanibel Island has more sea turtle nests than anywhere else in Lee County. The marine turtles are so important to the island that Sanibel has ordinances to protect turtles, nests and hatchlings from being disturbed. More [...]

  • 5 Things To Know About Sanibel Island

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  August 14th, 2014

     1. Tarpon Fishing Originated HERE The first tarpon reported to be caught was reeled in by William H. Wood in 1885, on the waters of Sanibel Island. This fish’s strength, stamina and fighting ability is why it’s known to be one of Florida’s premier game fish. Tarpon fishing is BEST between the months of May-June, as tarpon prefer water temperatures [...]

  • The Endangered Species of Sanibel Island

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 23rd, 2014

    Here in Florida, we have very unique wildlife. We have both freshwater and saltwater environments, allowing for many different species to thrive. On Sanibel Island, we are lucky enough to have a state protected wildlife sanctuary called J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge takes up over half of the island and is home to many different species. Some [...]

  • Six Birds to Spot in Sanibel

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 8th, 2014

    Sanibel Island is known for its beautiful migratory bird population. In fact, there are over 250 birds recognized for being in Sanibel at all different times of the year. Some species are fairly common, while others are very rare. Every bird is special in its own way, but we are excited to tell you about our favorite birds that you can [...]

  • Family Vacations on Sanibel Island

    Author:  sundialmgr   |  Date:  March 14th, 2014

    Spring Break is always something that brings back memories of school. With it upon us, I decided to share my top picks for family vacations on Sanibel.