This is an older style resort.it is.a basic room with a small kitchen,a large LCD tv and a pullout.we had a separate small bedroom with a queen bed.there was also a shower.we liked the separate room because it gave us a sense of privacy and enabled me to watch tv while my was able to go to sleep.most of the other units were a large room without the separate room.these units are small,but are clean and serve their purpose.the resort has a pool and is located on the beach.we had beautiful weather and were able to enjoy a week on the beach.there are some lounge chairs and a few umbrellas attached to the property,you may want to buy some cheap beach chairs at publish or Walgreens so you can sit closer to the shore.the beach is nice ,but can be shelly.the town does clean the seaweed and the shells.i saw this once.the resort people are nice and friendly.there are also bbq's available and free wi fi.they have a towel exchange,where you put out the towels you want clean and they give you that many towels back.they do not provide maid service.so you have to make your own bed and sweep your floor.the people who stay there seem to be people who come regularly.one couple had been coming for twenty years.all in all ,we enjoyed our stay.we would return .the location is excellent and very relaxing .you are near rest aunts and near shops.there is also a free trolley that stops right outside the resort.ana Maria island,Holmes beach area is a great place for a vacation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 & 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. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- White Sands Beach Hotel Holmes Beach
- White Sands Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach, FL