Room type

Gulf View Guestroom Top Floor - Partial View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelSpectacular sunsets on Sanibel Island beach

Near wildlife refuge

Situated on a 350-foot-long Gulf of Mexico beach on the southern coast of Sanibel Island, this resort is within 2 miles of a national wildlife refuge and Periwinkle Way restaurants and boutiques.

Continental breakfast basket, sports

Sunset Beach Inn offers one of the island's largest swimming pools, along with shuffleboard courts and a tennis court. Continental breakfast basket, with freshly baked pastries and fruit, is included within the resort fee.

HBO, kitchenettes

Spacious, smoke-free guestrooms at Sunset Beach Inn feature kitchenettes, 300-thread-count linens, 42-inch TVs with DVD players and HBO, and complimentary wireless Internet and local calls.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated on about four tropically landscaped acres, the resort fronts 350 feet of private beach with spectacular views of the sun setting over the Gulf of Mexico. The J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, home to many native species of birds, reptiles, and mammals, is within two miles, as is Periwinkle Way, the island's “main street,” with galleries, restaurants, and boutiques. The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, where guests receive discounts, is five miles away.

The resort's outdoor pool is one of the largest on the island. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests enjoy free use of bicycles, kayaks, paddleboards, beach chairs, and beach towels. For tennis lovers access to the courts, racquets, and tennis balls are provided for free. Guests can play the courses at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club for a discounted fee that includes a golf cart.

Charcoal barbecue grills and picnic tables are also on site. Guest laundry facilities are available for a surcharge.

The Sunset Beach Inn is smoke-free.

Golfers can enjoy the links at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club for a discounted fee. Tennis court access including racquets and tennis balls is also part of the resort fee.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Picnic area 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 46 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Sunset Beach Inn serves a daily Continental breakfast basket (included in resort fee) with fresh breakfast breads, fruit, juices, and coffee.

The resort serves breakfast only, but numerous dining options are in the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Rassa Steaks & Seafood




Island Cow

Doc Ford's

Nearby Things to Do

The resort has its own 350-foot stretch of private beach and offers complimentary chaise lounges for sunbathing. Sanibel Island is famous for its shell-strewn beaches; beachcombers are likely to be rewarded with striking specimens of the island's many indigenous mollusk species.

A heated outdoor pool, surrounded by chaise lounges, is one of the largest on the island. Adjacent to the pool area are two shuffleboard courts and a tennis court. Tennis rackets and balls are provided by the resort. Free bike rentals are also available.

Guests receive discounts at the semi-private Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, five miles away. The back nine of the Dunes golf course is an Audubon-sanctioned wildlife preserve, where many species of native wildlife can be observed. The club also has seven Har-Tru tennis courts.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Hotel Policies


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 or cash deposit 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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions
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.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

Fall Escape - 4th Night Free

Book a 4-night minimum stay August 12 - December 13, 2015 in the "Fall Escape - 4th Night Free" rate category, for travel August 16 - December 17, 2015, and receive the following:

  • Complimentary 4th night reflected in the rate paid at time of booking
  • Sports membership to The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club with discounts on golf and tennis
Must book the "Fall Escape - 4th Night Free" rate category to qualify. Details available at check-in. 4-night minimum stay required. Offer is not transferable or redeemable for cash, and cannot be used for future stays. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Resort fee is charged on the complimentary 4th night. Not applicable to existing, confirmed reservations. All nights must be consecutive. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions, packages, negotiated/qualified rate plans, and offers. Offer is subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.

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