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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Melrose, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was spotless and much bigger than the pictures show. Great views of the Gulf of Mexico as well as beautiful gardens. Staff were very accommodating and friendly. We rented bikes for free and used the pool and hot tub many times. Great place and will definitely return!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best, Relaxing Vacation EVER This was our first time to Sanibel Island in thirty years. My parents came to Sanibel from 1981 to 1999 for February and March. They loved this island and we’ve heard all about it over the years. They stayed at a place where you rent by the month. We love to travel and see family/friends all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This resort is a combination of owners, owners that lease out and other such sundry types of ownership controlled by homeowners associations with different rules and a management company that tries to keep peace between everybody. The really good thing about the resort is they are adding a Japanese restaurant with a fantastic chef. I got to taste some of... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first time to Sundial, and we will return. We stayed in a Coastal Residence unit, and the view/proximity to the ocean exceeded our expectations. The size of the residence exceed our expectations as well. I've seen some criticism of the resort fee, and I have to say that if you take part in the activities offered, it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a girls trip, my two daughters and my grand daughter. We had a nice two bedroom unit, needed a little update but it was clean and we had everything we needed. We had a cabana by the pool that worked great for the baby to nap and be out of the sun. The woman at the recreation area... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mary Sue P, Thank you for reviewing your great trip! We are so glad to hear that you, your two daughters, and your granddaughter were able to enjoy a getaway together! Our cabanas are some of our newest amenities we offer and are always happy to hear our guests enjoyed them. Thank you for the kind words about our... More 

Hopkinsville, Kentucky
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at Sundial for the last many years and always find it relaxing and fun. We enjoy the beach, the pool, workout room, and bikes. The location is great for us, and the staff is courteous and helpful.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sandra C, Thank you for the great review! We are honored to have been voted the "Best Full Service Resort" through the Sanibel-Captiva Islander "Best of the Islands" contest three years in a row for the reasons you mentioned and many more! Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to your next visit to the Sundial... More 

NAPLES
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is located in a great spot, its on the beach. But unless you are going to pay for an ocean front room, save your money. It would be a good place for families, but to just go for a weekend with friends you are over paying for a lot of things you will not use.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 437ellenn, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our central island, beachfront location. We offer a variety of room types in order for guests to customize their stay to best fit their needs, some of these room types indeed are not beachfront. We are sorry you did not... More 

De Pere, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been going to the island for 30 years now and once we found the Sundial, we have never gone anywhere else on Sanibel. We enjoy the outstanding service, the calming atmosphere, the beautiful beach and all the amenities that the resort provides.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lisa T, Thank you for the outstanding review! We are so happy to hear that the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa is your family's go-to spot on Sanibel Island! We look forward to seeing you and your family at our little piece of paradise for many more years to come! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Dunedin, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is in a great location with easy access to nearby restaurants and local activities, yet off the main drag so it's nice and quiet. Facility is aging, but reasonably well maintained. Our one bedroom unit was comfortable and decently equipped. The queen-size bed was NOT comfortable. It was hard and felt cheap. We cannot recommend the restaurant, Seabreeze... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear greghJ2904MV, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your unit, but do apologize for the mattress not being comfortable. We have already addressed this with the condo owner, thank you for bringing this to our attention. We would also like to sincerely apologize for the lack of service you... More 

Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the resort while trying to re-book our vacation due to snow delays. What a great stroke of luck to land at the Sundial. The reservation agent was awesome, and so was the front desk clerk. We had rain, but that didn't stop us from having fun. Warm pools, comfortable quarters, well-equipped kitchen, and fantastic location. The Sundial is... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Carry-onQueen, Thank you for the 5-star review! We are so happy you were able to enjoy a getaway from the snow with us, but certainly wish we could have given you more sunshine! We are glad though that you were able to make the best out of the less than perfect weather. Our team cares greatly about our guests,... More 

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