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  • Sundial Beach Resort & Spa Becomes Once Again a Wedding Wonderland

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  August 7th, 2015

    Some pursue the bond by choice, a desire steeped and stewed in passion. Others seem to fall into it – almost as if by some transcendental happenstance. Others eschew it altogether, fleeing the onerous “commitment” it may seem to entail. But the marital phenomenon, coupled by a carefully choreographed setting and an ethereally shaped atmosphere, seems to go beyond ordinary [...]

  • Sundial Beach Resort & Spa Wins BEST WATERFRONT DINING and BEST STAYCATION in all of Southwest Florida

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 31st, 2015

    That sense of expectation – that looking forward to goodness – is what drives some of us to peer beyond the horizon of just average, of normal living, of the mundane every day. And it’s only by excellence and a scrupulous focus on achieving the best that we are able to rise above the crowd. We at Sundial Beach Resort [...]

  • Vote Sundial Beach Resort & Spa THE BEST OF THE ISLANDS in the Islander Newspaper Contest

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 21st, 2015

    Even Ernest Hemmingway would have voted for Sundial Beach Resort & Spa for Best Full Service Resort. Stretching along the quiet coastline of Florida’s Gulf– on the Sunshine State’s southwestern end – this gentle oasis possesses all the wonders and splendor of a tropical paradise. This is the place to come – to find respite, to soothe the soul, to [...]

  • Sanibel Shelling Report from the Sanibel Sea School

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 12th, 2015

    Summer shelling is in full swing here at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa campus of the Sanibel Sea School. The weather has been wonderful and the shelly sunrises and sunsets as gorgeous as always. The water temperature is hovering around a refreshing 84 degrees. SHELLS THIS SUMMER SEASON Just about any time of year, residents and guests of Sanibel [...]

  • Taste of Sundial: Signature Hummus Recipe

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 12th, 2015

    Executive Chef Criss Menassa’s signature Sundial Hummus is quick and easy to make and, most importantly, delicious. If you can’t get down to Sundial but you’re craving a refreshing appetizer, whip up a batch of our hummus to snack on while you daydream of Sanibel Island. SIGNATURE HUMMUS INGREDIENTS 4 large garlic cloves 2 cups canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained [...]

  • Moo the Stuffed Animal Thoroughly Enjoyed His Stay at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 10th, 2015

    It was a desperate time: the realization that Moo was gone. Lost! Perhaps on a ship to Bombay! Lost at sea! Stranded! Kidnapped! Egad! What shall we do? What can we do? The possibilities were endless – and all of them bad, bad, bad! In fact, poor Cecelia couldn’t sleep at night without her beloved and constant companion, her stuffed [...]

  • Discover the Wonders of Shelling at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  July 7th, 2015

    Within the illustrious backdrop, along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico in South Florida, the soft, quiet roar of deep waters resonates, the unrelenting glory of the sun glares overhead and the damp, grainy feel of earth keeps knocking upon your feet. You are locked into your minutes – at the water’s edge. Nothing else – in those moments [...]

  • Hold Your Dream Beach Wedding at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  June 24th, 2015

    From external appearances, it’s merely a ceremony, an exchange of vows to establish an ethereal bond between two members of the human species. But somehow a couple’s wedding day marks a very special occasion, one that far transcends few other experiences. Wedding Day establishes a pivot point in life – a day of love’s deep reckoning. So, we at Sundial [...]

  • Vote Sundial Beach Resort & Spa Best Waterfront Dining

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  June 19th, 2015

    The vast blue spreads languidly across the horizon, not fading from sight miles away in the distance but dipping slyly below the earth’s nearly undetectable curvature. We at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa understand the attraction the oceans hold. Sanibel Island rests at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico and three of Sundial Beach Resort & Spa’s restaurants provide [...]

  • How to Make Chick Pea and Spinach Cakes

    Author:  Sundial Beach Resort & Spa   |  Date:  June 11th, 2015

    What makes a dish different? What makes a certain recipe unique? Is it the mix of ingredients, the combination of divergent flavors, the blend of contrasting textures? The answer to the latter questions: Yes, yes and yes. And that is what Sundial Beach Resort & Spa’s executive chef Criss Menassa has done with her “Chick Pea and Spinach Cakes” recipe, [...]