Sundial Beach Resort

Located off the Gulf Coast of Florida, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on Sanibel Island is a lush tropical haven perfect for travelers of all types. Rooms feel like a home away from home with a variety of custom options such as room sizes, kitchen and living areas, and the option of garden or beachfront views.

Guests can enjoy a variety of activities such as tennis, swimming, visiting the on-site fitness center, or enjoying the pristine beaches that the area is famous for. Sanibel Island is a go-to destination for avid vacationers. The area is a popular destination for those who enjoy shell collecting and the resort offers a special shelling bag to guests, even offering information on found shells. Photo: Sundial Beach Resort

»Rooms & Suites

Rooms & Suites

The Suites available at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa range in choice from studios to one, two or three bedrooms making it a great place for extended vacations and family getaways. Just walking distance from the beach, all rooms offer a stunning view of the water, surrounding garden or island scenery. Amenities include cable television, wifi, and fully stocked kitchens, including toasters and coffee makers. The suites contain dishwashers for convenience, ovens with range and a microwave.

Each room is decorated with cool colors capturing the relaxing vibe of the surrounding scenery. The bedroom suites are spacious and offer separate rooms with ample space in each. Guests have a choice of king or queen beds in the master and twin beds in the secondary rooms. Larger rooms contain a screened porch so guests can enjoy the surrounding landscape while sipping a signature cocktail. Each room is unique, roomy and welcoming to the corporate traveler or the vacationing family.

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The seaside is not the only fresh fare in Sanibel Island. Sushi lovers can rejoice when visiting the acclaimed Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar. Guests can marvel at the talented Hibachi chefs creating meals as an artful performance. Shima claims the title of being the only location where visitors can enjoy fresh sushi on the island.

The Sea Breeze Cafe lives up to its name, overlooking the gulf and offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. This restaurant has a casual atmosphere with outdoor seating choices and a focus on local ingredients. On Monday nights, guests can enjoy the live music while taking part in Margarita Mondays, or return a few days later for Roast Rib Thursdays which comes with a potato and toppings bar.

Guests can grab a quick lunch or casual dinner at the Slice of Paradice. This casual stop-in restaurant offers pizza, ice cream and hot dogs, making it the perfect grab-and-go eatery. The menu includes pizza by the slice and whole specialty pizzas including the classic Margherita. There is even a build your own pie option.

Fresh ingredients are a staple of the menu at Turtle's Pool & Beach Bar. This playful location is open from 11 am to 7 pm all week and offers a Happy Hour between 3 and 5 pm. Guests can enjoy the outdoor atmosphere over cocktails, chili fried oysters or wings. Diners can indulge in the signature Ahi Tuna Burger or share an appetizer of the famous Beach Chips.

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»Spa & Other Activities

Spa & Other Activities

Guests staying at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa can spend a day relaxing and being pampered at the Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique. Guests can indulge in a choice of facials, a relaxing manicure and pedicure, or one of the massage options available. All signature services also come with a complimentary makeup application. Wedding packages are also available which include a couple’s massage. Other specialty options are available such as couples sessions, pre-natal and the children's spa.


The Sanibel Island Golf Club is located close by and is the perfect stop for a day on the greens. This course offers an 18-hole game and utilizes the local landscape for stunning vistas. There is something for everyone with game settings for all skill levels so everyone can enjoy their visit. The on-site golf shop contains all of the apparel and equipment needed for any player.


With six on-site courts, tennis is the game to play while visiting Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Guests can take part in a tennis program taught by Erica Cossairt, who is certified with the United States Professional Tennis Association. Her programs include private lessons, group clinics and match games. Tournaments also take place which guests can either sign up for ahead of time or sit on the side-lines and cheer for their favorite player.

Family Services

Along with the many other family-friendly activities, one of the best-known offering for kids is the Children's Spa. Young ladies ages ten and under can indulge in a Princess treatment with a choice of manicure, pedicure or the Ultimate Royalty which includes a tiara and choice of lip gloss or polish. Those aged 11 and older can enjoy a facial, manicures and pedicures or a fun makeover for a special event.

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»Weddings & Conferences

Weddings & Conferences

Sundial Beach Resort & Spa is a beautiful destination for weddings and special occasions. The resort offers over 12,000 square feet of space, both indoor and outdoor for the special day. Brides can walk down the aisle along the stunning beach or in one of the picturesque garden venues. There is an on-site wedding coordinator ready to perfect every detail.

Catering is included in the wedding package with an approved proposal. The Spa is available for pampering with special wedding treatments available, such as Bridal hair styling, makeup and a special hair treatment for the flower girl. Photo:

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Families and vacationing couples can take part in the myriad of activities available at the resort. Stroll along the beach collecting shells with the opportunity to collect some of the 250 available species, and receive a branded 'shelling bag' to take along. Children of all ages can continue the connection with their natural surroundings by enjoying the Sanibel Sea School for an interactive experience. Volleyball on the beach, tennis and keeping up with one's routine with a visit to the fitness room are just some of the inviting events in which guests can fill their time with. Also available to all guests with reservations are kayaks and paddleboards.

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