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Room type

Condo, 1 Bedroom (Island)

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

Studio, 1 Queen Bed (Sundial Studio)

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

Condo, 1 Bedroom (Coastal)

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

Condo, 2 Bedrooms (Coastal)

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

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-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.

Pools, tennis

This Gulf of Mexico resort features 12 HydroGrid® tennis courts, 5 heated swimming pools, and myriad water sports.

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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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

This recently renovated gulf front property offers 3 oceanfront restaurants; including an outdoor tiki bar, as well as 5 heated pools and a spa tub. The Activities 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 paddle boards. Beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas are also included within the resort fee. The resort's 12 HydroGrid® tennis courts are supported by a pro shop and a staff of tennis professionals. Tennis programs are offered for guests of all ages. 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. An onsite fitness center, activities program, and beach volleyball are offered for guests' enjoyment. Guests can relax at the gulf front spa, featuring a full variety of services.

The resort offers 11 meeting/conference rooms and a business center. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Additional property amenities include an onsite marketplace, sea school, a garden, and barbecue grills.

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

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 11 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 12 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 198 
  • Waterslide 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Waterslide  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Sea Breeze Café - This venue offers al fresco beachfront dining, and happy hour daily with live entertainment from 5 PM to 7 PM daily. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Slice of Paradice - Casual dining to escape the heat, located in the shade by the pool. Enjoy a slice of pizza, hot dogs or ice cream. Open for lunch and dinner.

Turtles Pool & Beach Bar – Located on the main pool deck, guests enjoy happy hour from 3 PM to 5 PM daily at Turtles Pool & Beach Bar, serving delicious specialty cocktails. Guests can also enjoy a menu with lots of favorites, including seafood, burgers, and salads.

Nearby Things to Do

The Sundial Beach Resort & Spa offers a wide range of recreational activities. Onsite facilities include a children's game room, 12 tennis courts (hard courts and clay courts; access included in resort fee) with lessons available, a beach volleyball court, and a fitness center. Also available to guests are 5 heated outdoor swimming pools, 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 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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

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.
  • 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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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
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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