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Reviewed October 27, 2016

We come here often. It is the best value and location on AMI. We would be happy if no more people came here as we don't want it to get crowded...but it is top shelf!! The beach is a 1 minute walk from our front door.

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Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed August 26, 2016

I've been coming to White Sands Beach Resort since I was a small child in the 1960s and my mother and grandparents and other assorted late relatives since even before that. We make a pilgrimage here, a 17-hour drive, every summer for three generations and have known the family that owns it (also multi-generational) for decades. If you want fancy,...

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1Thank LorrieP2012
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This hotel is directly on the beach. We could step out our door, walk several steps to the beach. The pool was always clean and warm. The rooms could pass a white glove test. Our group had four separate rooms. Have to book early, as folks from Australia like to winter here. Highly recommend, and will be returning some time...

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Lion's Head, Canada
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Awesome view and sunsets,seen Dolphins from balcony Room was clean and had everything we needed Very relaxed atmosphere Heated pool was great Owners were great to deal with and Ester and Mike were very helpful also Returning soon

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with two of our children. It's family friendly, clean, safe and low key. Just perfect for a relaxing vacation. We intend to return! The saltwater pool is clean and in good shape. The units are just steps away from the beach. We can hear the waves at night. The beds are comfortable and the kitchens...

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1Thank M0ther_of_5
Tompkinsville, Kentucky
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

This was our fourth stay at White Sands. I think our visits get better every time. Ken in the office gave us a tip where we could spot some manatees and we did! We stayed in 9A we definitely missed the view from room #1 (which we stayed in last 2 times) Oh the view! Loved our stay, can't wait...

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Liberty, Indiana
Reviewed August 24, 2015

very nice rooms, staff / owners are very nice and accommodating. slice of old Fl with a great pool and only steps from the beach. been here several times from Indiana - once we found this place we haven't stayed anywhere else.

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Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

For a gulf front facility, this place has all others beat on price. All staff was very nice and helpful with suggestions for us. The beds could have been a bit more comfortable. Pool was always clean. Very homey atmosphere. Will be back!

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Ken_MGR, General Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you and Thank you! First, for staying with us and second for describing our business in the wonderful fashion that you did. Third, for your praise about our pricing. We love it when our guests are inspired to share with others how our prices make it possible to visit and experience our first business. Please know that...

White Plains, NY
Reviewed May 3, 2015

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....

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Ken_MGR, General Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such glowing praise of our hotel. We are sorry our initial impression was not up to your expectation. We are most pleased that your family was able to enjoy the full array of amenities that we believe define our hotel. I hope to see you again soon Thank you again

Waynesboro, Virginia
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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Ken_MGR, General Manager at White Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about White Sands Beach Resort. It is always a great pleasure to hear about new customers like yourself discovering us. We are committed to providing unique quality and flavors that you will enjoy and hopefully keep you coming back. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully, White Sands Beach Resort

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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 

Additional Information about White Sands Beach Resort

Address: 6504 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1325
Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
Price Range: $95 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — White Sands Beach Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
White Sands Beach Hotel Holmes Beach
White Sands Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach, FL
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Holmes Beach
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“Rooms 1, 11, 12, & 14 good for larger families - and face the Gulf. You are steps away from the water (pool and Gulf) from any room.”
  • From Room 1, you can eat dinner with this view.
 of 5 bubbles LorrieP2012, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“Nicely decoarted places, clean with everything need. No”
 of 5 bubbles USA-Traveler56, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“only difference is over all size. 2 deluxe 1 BR's that overlook the pool & face the beach are really nice”
 of 5 bubbles RB1960, Aug 24, 2015 | Read review
“We had room 11 which was a one bedroom facing the beach and pool. It had a nice porch and was only steps to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles cmiklancie, May 29, 2014 | Read review
“Any rooms are good since you are on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles NativeDina, May 18, 2014 | Read review
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