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White Sands Beach Resort

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Overview
6504 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1325 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsbeen coming for yearslaid backfamily ownedon anna maria islandbooked for next yearsmall familyheated poolrooms are spaciousfree islandwe loved our staynice poolwonderful placefew stepssandalskitchenvacationjeff
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Resort is a bit outdated and could use some remodeling, however the owners Jeff and Ken go above and beyond in providing a great service experience. I had to call one night super late because my key fell off the key holder and could not...More

1  Thank curroshop
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great view, great rooms. Could use a little repair work as some of the tiles are a little loose and the inside doors don't close completely. However, the rooms are very clean and the pool is nice. The beach is just a step out the...More

1  Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This was the 6th year coming to White Sands Beach Resort. It truly is our home away from home. We have come to know the owners like family and since we visit the same time each year, we have met so many frequent flyers of...More

1  Thank Rhonda Z
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

A beach with sand like powdered sugar a few steps to the west, a warm heated pool, friends you have made over the years..... This is White Sands. The owners, Ken and Jeff, and their amazing team - Mike and Esther - take a personal...More

2  Thank 2FlyingCoconuts
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We loved our stay here once again. Rooms are very clean. Everyone from Jeff, Ken, Ester and Mike are great to deal with. The pool was amazing, Heated to 85 degrees was great. Liked the island music. You are also right on the beach which...More

6  Thank Helen F
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Description
Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on the Florida west coast island of Anna Maria, The White Sands Beach Resort is the perfect tropical island vacation getaway with miles of white, sandy walking beaches & ...More blue-green water. We offer charming one & two bedroom Florida island style apartments, studios, cottages & motel rooms. More than just a motel hotel, All rooms have fully equipped kitchens, have 42 inch LCD TV's , playstation2 , DVD player, and free WI-FI at our Florida beach resort. While on vacation at the White Sands you can enjoy a gulf front heated pool, shuffleboard court, picnic areas and bar-b-q grills. Nearby are tennis courts, island beach shops, golf courses & a number of award winning restaurants like Beach Bistro and Sand Bar. We have Twenty-one Florida resort units on the gulf with kitchen and phone, & heated pool on the beach. No pets. Our island resort is a great Florida vacation destination near Bradenton, Longboat Key and Sarasota. Similar to Sanibel island, AMI Florida is located on the west coast of Florida just south of Tampa and is a great island vacation place for family vacations and Honeymoon vacations.We offer a quiet relaxing, tropical island feel with all the creature comforts of home. Our Florida island beach resort is located on the west coast of Florida in the city of Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island Florida directly on the beach and on the Gulf of Mexico. You can see much of Florida's natural wildlife on our beaches, including Sea Turtles, and the gentle Manatee. Island Beachcombers can find Florida Sea Shells while walking and swimming along the beach. Beautiful sunsets, a perfect spot for a family friendly vacation or a quiet island honeymoon. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$95 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
White Sands Beach Hotel Holmes Beach
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White Sands Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach, Florida
Location
United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$95 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
White Sands Beach Hotel Holmes Beach
,
White Sands Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach, Florida
Location
United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
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Traveller (43)
Pool & Beach (17)
Room & Suite (16)
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28 March 2017|
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Response from mcaslan | Reviewed this property |
The pull out sofa bed is standard wire spring frame. My son said it's the same feel as what we have at home. eh I imagine 2 boys 7 and 10 will make it work, but the single room is small. My recommendation is the 2 room... More
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"Rooms 1, 11, 12, & 14 good for larger families - and face the Gulf. You are steps away from the water..."
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