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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #20 of 27 hotels in Sanibel Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great little resort for a family vacation. Clean rooms, friendly staff. Full kitchens a plus and BBQs. Renovations are nice. Poolside bar/restaurant could open earlier. Room faced both pool and Gulf. It was a spacious patio. We'll be back!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rude staff. Rusty rooms. Bad dining options (no vegetarian options!) Holes in bed linen. The television barely works. If you want more than two beds, someone has to sleep on the couch! Roof has half dug holes in them. A/C is noisy and can't cool the whole room. Bathroom lacks proper ventilation(even though there already is a very noisy one)

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was clean & spacious. The view was boring, we were disappointed our room did not have a deck but we were happy about having a separate bedroom. The staff was friendly and helpful. Free activities incl. kayak,bikes. They need more chairs for the beach and for all of the areas not just in front of the main area since... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There for a family wedding and it was a perfect spot for a beach wedding. The ceremony and the reception were both lovely. The food and service at the reception were very good. Would return to the same unit 301G. Did not like the $30 per day activities fee as we were too busy with wedding activities to use.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful stay overall. Took 3 tries to get overcharge on bill fixed. Front desk never answered phone when wanting sheets for the pull out. They have a fire pit but the staff was not wanting to take responsibility for it... So they never lit it. The pool is nice as is all the activities you can do. The activity desk... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our boys love the pool with the shell slide. We all loved the 2-hour ride on a surrey. Unfortunately we did not have time to use the kayaks but we will come back :-) The apartment (P304) was great with a great view. It was huge. It was a 2-bedroom but the extra living room with a sofa bed can... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been to Sundial 5 times and stayed at Captiva once. Sundial is simply beautiful and cozy. We call Sanibel our happy place. Kids love the slide more then the beach I think. Oh the shells are wonderful. Two thumbs up!

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing place to stay! Only advise use bug spray on the beach while shelling. Those little critters will eat you up. Shelling - wonderful and breathtaking just as I imagined for miles. Pools amazing!!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sundial Resort was such a pleasurable experience for our family. From the beautiful beach to the pools and water activities. Stephanie at the Front Desk was such a friendly person. Very Helpful and a pleasure. We will be returning Very Soon

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time, I am pleased that they have included children's activities with rate. The resort is slowly but surely improving their appearance and updating. Tennis courts are being reconstructed at this time. The activities staff made my 10 year daughter feel special and she had a great time with the fun activities at the pool. We brought... More

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Additional Information about Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sundial Beach Resort & Spa 3*
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Also Known As:
Sundial Beach And Golf Resort
Sundial Beach & Golf Hotel Sanibel Island
Sundial Beach Hotel
Sundial Beach Resort
Sundial Beach Sanibel Island
Sundial Sanibel Island

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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Sanibel Island's most complete resort, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, is the centerpiece of this unique barrier island off the southwest coast of Florida. Sanibel is two-thirds nature preserve providing visitors with an experience of Florida the way it used to be. Sanibel Island is a natural playground where you can feel the white sand beach between your toes, take a refreshing swim in our blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico or one of Sundial's five pools and bike the miles of paved paths around the island. The Resort offers a wide array of activities for all ages including swimming in 5 heated pools, tennis courts, kayaks, bikes and an array of fun family activities by the pool. One- and two-bedroom Residences feature options for views and amenities and conveniences of home in a tranquil, tropical setting. These Residences offer a full kitchen with housewares, living/dining area, full baths and ample space that is ideal for couples or larger families. Best of all, Sanibel's pristine shell-dotted beaches are just steps away. The variety of dining venues are sure to please, offering indoor and outdoor dining options and delicious menu selection. Sea Breeze Café offers casual dining and local, fresh ingredients with a true Sanibel Island tropical flair. You’ll also enjoy the new poolside eatery, Turtle's Beach & Pool Bar, serving up delicious signature drinks and dishes. Waterview provides the perfect private dining and event space, with ample space and spectacular Gulf views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows. ... more   less 
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