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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sundial was a great place to stay with my family. The accommodations were great with a beautiful gulf view and a huge balcony. The beach was really nice with lot of shells and chairs and umbrellas to relax on the beach or do some activities such as kayaking or biking. We tried out the restaurants and the food was very... More 

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

Dear mariarZ878QZ, Thank you for your excellent 5 star review and for your recommendation to our TripAdvisor readers! We are happy to hear that you think Sundial was a "Great place to stay in Sanibel." There is truly something here for everyone to enjoy and there is no place like Sundial! Thank you again and we hope to see you... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sundial for a long weekend. Our trip was perfect. The amenities are amazing. Not only do you have free bikes, kayaks, but free beach chairs and umbrellas. The pool and tiki bar were fun as well. Workout facilities had everything we wanted and lots to chose from. I would go back tomorrow if I could. Staff... More 

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Dear Anna B, Thank you for your great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your long weekend at the Resort! You are definitely going to have to stay longer next time. And you're very welcome for a great getaway. We'll be here for your next one! Thank you again and we look forward to your return.... More 

Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 plus 2 friends each had a friend to join us on vacation. We had an excellent time. We took advantage of the extra amenities offered by the resort ( paddle board, kayaks, bikes, ping pong, bean bag toss). My wife and I enjoyed the use of the lounge chairs and umbrella on the beach and by... More 

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Dear grapeape14, Thank you for your 5 star review and for your rental advice to our TripAdvisor readers! We are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at the Resort and glad that you chose to rent directly with the Resort in order to take advantage of all the amenities at an unbeatable price! The difference with our Resort is... More 

Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel but leaves a little to be desired for the price. Granite counter tops were dirty, lipstick on champagne glass, noisy bathroom exhaust fan, tub stopper broken[ fixed promptly] but should have been addressed beforehand, stain on ceiling over bed. Kitchen cabinets peeling badly. Not for couples, more a family hotel.

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Dear 139donl, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for your valuable feedback. We would like to know which unit you stayed in so that we can further address your comments. Please reach out to us at your earliest convenience and we can share your comments with the appropriate Owners and Departments. As there are many... More 

Edwardsville, Illinois
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice secluded place to enjoy personal time. There is a lot of room for improvement in the restaurant menu. I paid a lot of money for the one bedroom unit and do not feel like i got the value. I could smell sewer between buildings I and K, this must be cleaned up.

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

Dear Sridhar K, Thank you for your review and for your feedback. We are currently working on revamping our menus for this upcoming season. Be sure to check back soon to see the amazing options we added! We're glad you were able to enjoy some personal time during your stay. We will look into your comments regarding between buildings I... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Sundial was amazing!! The room was great and the service we received was wonderful. I definately recommend Sundial to vacationers with families and those looking for a private getaway! This resort caters to everyone!

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Dear J3203YWangelat, Thank you for your excellent 5 star review and for your recommendation to our TripAdvisor readers! We are proud to be voted by Best of Southwest Florida Readers Poll for "Best Staycation in Southwest Florida!" We have everything you could possible want or need right here on property! From our equipped condos to our restaurants and Marketplace. Thank... More 

Burlington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting I can say the property is kept very nice and the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Unfortunately Sanibel itself was not a place to go if you are planning to do anything more than lay around on the beach/pool. For "thrill seekers" like ourselves and two 5 year olds, we ran out of things to do and... More 

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Dear L7650KJwilliamd, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Sanibel is definitely the place to get away, relax and unwind. Sundial is great for families and couples that want to spend quality time together in beautiful surroundings as we have excellent beaches and sunsets. When you're looking for a relaxing getaway, come back to the Resort and... More 

Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this resort! Bikes, kayaks, paddleboards, beach chairs and umbrellas are included in the resort fee. 3 restaurants on site--pizza, pool bar, and inside upstairs were all very good. Great staff!!

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Dear naplesnurse74, Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review! Sounds like you experienced the best of Sundial! From our amenities to our restaurants and Marketplace, Sundial is like a "cruise ship on land," we have everything you need and want! Thank you again and we look forward to your next getaway! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Missouri City, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Sundial Resort and Spa. The beach area was so beautiful....we could have spent all 6 days just lounging by the ocean! Two things I would change.....1. I wish they would let you use the lounge chairs all along the beach line of the resort. As it was, you are only able to access... More 

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Dear 596sylviap, Thank you for your great review! We are thrilled that you had a wonderful stay at the Resort! Yes, beach service would be a nice touch, however Sanibel regulations unfortunately prohibit service beachside. Perhaps one day! Thank you again and we look forward to your return! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Nixa, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed all the ammenities. Great to have chairs and umbrellas available free of charge. We ate dinner there one night and the food was excellent. We loved the live music. We did wish the live entertainment was outdoors so that we could enjoy it from the pool. Our "Gulf view" was very limited, but better than nothing. Disappointed in the... More 

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Dear cindy964, Thank you for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed all of the amenities as well as the entertainment. We hope you indulged in our fun "Margarita Monday!" We are proud to have been voted Sanibel & Captiva's Best Happy Hour! We are surprised to hear about your experience with the shells. Sanibel Island is known... More 

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