Summer Activities on Sanibel Island
Come join us at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa this summer for a fun-filled family vacation! Sanibel Island has tons of summer activities for the whole family to enjoy just waiting for you to explore.
Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge
During your stay, visit the local Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. The free Visitor and Educational Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. If you want to see the wildlife in their natural habitat, consider exploring their 4-mile trail or take the 90-minute guided Wildlife Refuge Tram Tour, and have experts teach you about the animals and point out hard-to-see wildlife. Reservations are recommended and tickets for adults cost $13, children’s tickets are $8. To book a reservation call 239-472-1351 or 239-472-8900.
Resort Events and Activities
Explore the resort and participate in some of our daily activities at the Rec Shack, like Bingo, tie-dye, GLOW Parties and more. Every Saturday, 2:00 – 5:00 pm, you can enjoy live music with a delicious drink on the patio at Turtles Tiki Bar.
Family Fun in the Sundial Weekends happen every weekend, now through the end of October! Each week features a fun theme with activities, games, crafts and more for the whole family to dive into.
Pickleball and Tennis
Enjoy a game of pickleball or tennis with family and friends at our on-site, state-of-the-art courts. The beautiful waterfront facility has been voted the “Best Pickleball in Southwest Florida” and “Best Tennis on Sanibel & Captiva Islands”. Resort guests will receive complimentary court access and equipment rentals with their stay.
Shelling and The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum
Seashell hunting is one of Sanibel Island’s most popular activities. Stroll the beach and comb through a selection of over 250 beautiful shell species. After collecting your shells. wash and identify them at the shell station and head over to The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum to learn more about your new collection and shelling on Sanibel Island.
Tired from all of the fun activities? Relax at the onsite Kay Casperson Spa and treat yourself to a massage, facial, mani-pedi and more!