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Room type

Studio, 1 Queen Bed (Sundial Studio)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Condo, 1 Bedroom (Island)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Condo, 1 Bedroom (Coastal)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom (Island Suite)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Condo, 2 Bedrooms (Coastal)

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 3 infants)

Family-friendly resort on 1 mile of private beach

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Sanibel Island

Fronting 1 mile of private beach on beautiful Sanibel Island, this activity-filled resort is within 1 mile of Periwinkle Way restaurants and boutiques; The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club is 2 miles away.

Pools, tennis

This Gulf of Mexico resort features 6 tennis courts, 5 heated swimming pools, and myriad water sports. The Environmental Coastal Observatory features an aquarium and touch tank.

Kitchens, balconies

Guestrooms include full kitchens, private screened balconies or patios, and individually decorated living areas. Wireless Internet access is included in the resort fee. TVs come with DVD players and cable programming.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated on 1 mile of private Gulf of Mexico beach, Sundial Beach & Golf Resort, a family-friendly place, is within 1 mile of Periwinkle Way boutiques and 2.5 miles from the wildlife refuge.

Guests can relax on the white sand beach, surf or boogie board, or join a beach yoga class. The Cycles and Sails Hut, by the main pool, rents bicycles for exploring the island (included in resort fee) and a variety of nonmotorized sports equipment, including kayaks (included in resort fee) and wind surfers. The resort's 6 tennis courts are supported by a pro shop and a staff of tennis professionals. One of the 5 outdoor pools has a poolside bar, while another pool features a waterslide. The resort's restaurant features gorgeous views of the Gulf. A fitness center and game room are also on site.

The resort offers 11 meeting/conference rooms, a business center, and a technology support staff. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café, convenience store, a concierge desk, tours/ticket assistance, a garden, and barbecue grills.

Sundial Beach & Golf Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • On private beach
  • Full-service spa
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Poolside bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Waterslide
  • Outdoor tennis courts 6
  • Beach towels
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa services on site
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11
  • Meeting rooms
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Garden
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Television in lobby
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Total number of rooms - 198
  • Tennis on site
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pools
  • Sofa bed
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Waterslide
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • DVD player
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Grocery/convenience store
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Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Separate sitting area
  • Sofa bed
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Premium bedding
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free newspaper
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
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Where to Eat

Sea Breeze Café - This venue offers happy hour daily with live entertainment from 5 PM to 7 PM daily.

Waterview - Located in the main Resort Center, Waterview is open for dinner from 5 PM to 10 PM, 7 days a week. Featuring the finest American bistro fare with subtle European influences and locally sourced dishes made with only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy an extensive wine selection and stunning Gulf views from the floor-to-ceiling windows for an unforgettable dining experience.

Turtles Café & Patio - Situated on the main pool deck and open daily from 11 AM to 7 PM. Serving breakfast and an all-day dining menu. Enjoy a daily happy hour with great specials, from 3 PM to 5 PM.

Turtles Tiki Bar – Located on the main pool deck, guests enjoy happy hour from 3 PM to 5 PM daily at Turtles Tiki Bar, serving delicious specialty cocktails. Live entertainment is offered poolside on select days, featuring the very best live bands on Sanibel Island.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Sundial Beach Resort & Spa offers a wide range of recreational activities. Onsite facilities include a children's game room, 6 tennis courts (hard courts and clay courts; access included in resort fee) with lessons available, an outdoor volleyball court, and a fitness center. Also available to guests are 5 heated outdoor swimming pools, onsite bicycles, boogie boards, kayaks and other water sports options.

The onsite Environmental Coastal Observatory Center, with an aquarium and touch tank, provides a variety of activities.

Beachcombing is a popular activity on the long, shell-strewn private beach. Rare and beautiful shells can be found here, including spotted leopard crab carapace, lion's paw, angel's wing, and lightning whelks. Use of beach loungers is included in the resort fee. Guests can also enjoy surfing and beach yoga on site.

Guests receive access to on-island golf at the Sanibel Island Golf Club, a semi-private, 18-hole par 72 championship course near the Sanibel river for players of all skill levels.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

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The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

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