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White Sands Beach Resort

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6504 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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White Plains, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting my sister in Kissimmee, FL for a week, my husband and I decided to take a three day trip. The White Sands Beach Resort happened to have a cancellation so we jumped on it. It's on Anna Maria Island on the west coast. The place looked underwhelming when we arrived. By the time we left, we loved it.... More 

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

just steps off the beach great prices great accomidations great atmosphere outlet stores very close by great places to eat on the island lots of shopping very easy to book discounts with cash payments

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Just returned from a week at White Sands. It's not luxury but everything you need and the location can't be beat. Right on the beach, a nice pool, nice accomodations, and a great staff. Bed was more comfortable than my own. Convenient free island trolly stop right in front of the property. The only suggestion I would make is to... More 

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Ocoee, Florida
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139 reviews 139 reviews
31 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I was married on Anna Maria so it has a special place in my heart. I like to go over for quick weekend stays but this can be hard with more condos on the island than hotels. I stayed here over a year ago and the location is great. The rooms needed some improvements and there were some bug issues.... More 

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Waterford, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We have been staying at White Sands for about 10 years and have always enjoyed our 2 week vacation there. The owners are very helpful, very knowledgeable and always willing to help with any questions you may have about the island. Though there are alot of restaurants, White Sands provides weber grills and we prefer to grill nightly, never having... More 

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East Norriton, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We just returned to the frozen North after a wonderful week at White Sands. The location was absolutely first-rate! We loved everything about our stay. The apartment was well equipped with just everything one needs for a relaxing, trouble fee stay. The only thing I wish was provided were pool towels so we wouldn't need to use the room towels... More 

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2floridasunshine, Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for Thank you for your kind words and your positive review ! We are happy to hear you enjoyed pool and all the other amenities in your room and loved our location right on the beach. We also appreciate your ideas and suggestions in order to make your next stay with us even better! We are... More 

Mont Tremblant, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This hotel is smaller, funky old style Florida, on one level. The place is a best kept secret. Great location, nice, clean, comfy with easy access to the beach. Excellent value for a fully equipped apartment with fridge, stove and microwave. My unit had a King size bed and a queen size pull out couch. Perfect for couples, singles or... More 

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2floridasunshine, Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your great review and are glad that you enjoy your stayed with us at our 2 locations The White Sands and The Tropical Breeze. The White Sands was originally built in late 50's and was one of the first Motels on the island. The Tropical Breeze cottage were brought to the island in the 40's for 3 sisters... More 

Kenly, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We went there to vist my brother and OMG it was the best place ever. The sands the beach the rooms etc everything was perfect to the Deolphines playing in the water infront of us. We loved our stay!!!!

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2floridasunshine, Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for writing such a great review about the White Sands Beach Resort. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and even saw some dolphins out in the Gulf of Mexico. Thank you so very much for your kind words and your positive review ! We are happy to... More 

Shorewood, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Where our backyard was the Sand, Sea, & Sun in abundance! The 4 to 9 ft pool was always warm, refreshing, & sparkling. We were so cozy in our cool comfortable cottage with luscious greenery, palms, & birds of paradise in abundance. Staff was simply gracious, pleasant, & helpful. Amenities were very supple, especially the king bed & pull out.... More 

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2floridasunshine, Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your wonderful review and are glad that you enjoy your stayed with us at our 2 locations The White Sands and The Tropical Breeze. We are happy that you enjoyed the landscaping on the grounds, the beach , heated pool and the attention of our staff. I will make sure to pass on your compliments to the staff.... More 

Abbeville, Georgia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

First time visitor but not my last! Loved the old FL style and feel of the White Sands. Clean well furnished nice size rooms. Comfortable beds. Plenty of pots, pans and dishes with full size refrig, stove, toaster, and micro wave. Easy Easy beach access from all rooms. Plenty of grills and tables for cooking dinner at your door. Nice... More 

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2floridasunshine, Owner at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us, I’m so glad you enjoyed your first visit with us, I appreciate your kind words regarding our property and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Thank you, Ken MGR More 

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