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Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In October of 2016, we stayed at the Sarasota Sands. It is a time share that if not occupied by owner can be rented. Grounds are maintained perfectly, also the pool. Beach is great. They have an area for horse shoes and BBQs with nice picnic tables and benches. Staff is VERY helpful--they even have chairs, noodles, BBQ equipment for...

Thank Janice S
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Staff great helpful. Resort on beach and great walk alongside park Lot bird life to see and photo Raccoons in park to see and great walk along sea edge and sea shells everywhere to pick Rooms great and comfy Heated pool etc. Ideal place not far from great areas to visit and eat Towel change everyday if you wish and...

Thank jack o
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have been visiting Sarasota Sands for almost 30 years. There's many reasons why The Sands have stayed in business when many time-share operations have gone belly-up. Staff does a great job maintaining & managing this facility, always very pleasant, helpful to new & returning guests. Prudent updates & renovations are made when necessary. Yes, some rooms are still in...

2Thank Cathleen C
Saint Gabriel, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The location is perfect. The last resort at the end of beach. Very quite with state park next door. The beach was great. Heated pool, gym, amd sauna. Short distance to town circle with great reatrants and shops. Service excellent. Daily routine of keep propery clean.

2Thank tclem1
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Old time- old charm in a secluded tip by a public park. The ocean meets the bay at this point and it is fascinating. Resort staff was very friendly and the resort had everything you need. Can rent bikes or swim in Non heated pool, use sauna and hot tub enclosed in room next to small fitness room. Small laundry,...

1Thank Mullinix
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I had a great view of the beach from my balcony ... at little more private than most from room #302. Room was nice and bed was comfortable. Staff was friendly & I felt very comfortable here. I enjoyed my stay and would definitely return again😎 Very reasonable rentals of beach umbrellas for the week $10. I also rented a...

1Thank Cynthia291
Satsuma, Florida
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This resort is quite charming. It's got a quaint retro vibe. The rooms were very clean and the place was well stocked. Wendy at the front desk is a fountain of useful and interesting information. The resort is right next to the state park, quick easy access for swimming, walking and kayaking. Uber was quick and convenient to use.

1Thank Dee C
Hardeeville, South Carolina
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We love going to sarasota sands. All our children go and we get together and have a wonderful time with the grandchildrens. Place is wonderful like always, every year they improve the units, and I wish we can stay for more than two weeks. It's not enough time. The staff is excellent, love them all. People says is dated, what...

Thank Lucrecia G
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Although the property itself is a bit dated, my room was clean and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful. My room had an ocean view (and because of the layout of the property buildings, I would guess this was true of many rooms), and I was just steps away from pristine Lido beach. The water was warm and...

3Thank Wanda K
Jenks, OK
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This was our first time to Sarasota Sands and we were very pleased. We flew in to the Sarasota airport and the resort I is about 10 miles away. A very short and easy drive. It was only my husband and me, so we stayed in a one bedroom one bath unit that was steps from the beautiful beach. The...

3Thank JenksLady

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sarasota Sands

Address: 2150 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2399
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Hotel Class:3 star — Sarasota Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Sarasota Sands Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Sands Florida
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“They have one bedroom, two bedroom and studio units.”
 of 5 bubbles janices475, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floors of south bldng = pm sun w/sunset views. North bldng = easy for those w/difficulty walking as patio ends at beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 676cathleenc, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“North side ground or second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles tclem1, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms behind office get morning sun”
 of 5 bubbles Mullinix, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Butterflies have better view”
 of 5 bubbles 183deec, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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