Sundial Wins Seven Best of the Islands Awards for 2022

DATE: September 15, 2022

Join us in celebrating another successful year! Sundial Beach Resort & Spa takes home seven of the Best of the Island awards presented by the Island Reporter and Sanibel-Captiva Islander. This was the first year that voting was available online, with over 70,000 votes coming in from 21 states and 11 countries. Thank you so much to everyone who voted for Sundial!

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Full-Service Resort

Sundial has everything you could need in a vacation, all in one place. From pools to restaurants, spas to recreation, and so much more; come see why we continue to win Best of the Islands Full-Service Resort category. With rates starting at $179 with a $25 dining credit*, you don’t want to miss out on experiencing Sundial! Wanting to stay a bit longer? Stay six nights and get the seventh for free, plus a $150 resort credit and complimentary daily breakfast buffet. We offer tons of great rates and specials all year round!

*Based on current specials available at the time of publishing September 2022

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Event Facility

Looking to host an event? We have you covered. Choose from indoor spaces with Gulf views, fully-equipped board rooms, tropical gardens, private beach areas, or outdoor terraces. No matter the occasion, Sundial has a venue to fit your island needs.

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Gulf-Front Dining

Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner, Sea Breeze Café offers some of the best waterfront dining in Southwest Florida. While dining, enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and our full-service bar.

*Sea Breeze is currently offering a limited menu while we make updates to our kitchen facilities.

Tennis Courts

With our six state-of-the-art HydroGrid clay courts and certified pro racquet staff, Sundial is proud to take home the prize for this category. Later this month we will be hosting the USTA Clay Court Championships on our award-winning courts!

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Pickleball Courts

Get the chance to experience the largest pickleball facility in the area and one of the top pickleball resorts in the nation. Whether you are playing in a tournament, learning at one of our camps, or attending the upcoming Pro League exhibition, our 12 Plexicushion courts set the stage for the fastest-growing sport in the nation.

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Shima sushi is the best sushi on Sanibel Island and their countless awards speak for themselves. Available for dine-in or grab-n-go, make sure to check out the new menu. Shima just keeps getting better!

Tiki Bar

Turtle’s Tiki Bar offers a casual island ambiance, nestled between the path to the beach and our resort pool. Everyone’s favorite tiki bar features island-inspired eats and cocktails worthy of the phrase, “it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere.”


Again, we would like to thank everyone for your votes and support over the past year. Come visit us and see all these award-winning amenities for yourself!



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