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Beaches to Dreams at Gulf Sands


Directions from the Tampa Bay Airport area to Gulf Sands on Anna Maria Island Florida


Follow Exit Signs from airport toward I275-S towards St. Petersburg

Proceed over the Howard Frankland Bridge

Continue through St. Petersburg on I275-S

Follow signs for Bradenton to Skyway Bridge

After bridge follow signs to Rte 19S Bradenton/Palmetto

Follow 19S toward Business 41S – (Palmetto sign only)

Stay on 41S thru Palmetto & over the Manatee River Bridge

At third traffic light (Manatee Ave- SR 64) turn RIGHT – 10 miles to island

Continue thru city, over causeway, over the island bridge heading straight onto Anna Maria Island. At the end of SR 64 (you’ll be facing Manatee Beach) make a right at traffic light onto Gulf Drive. Make your first left past the Church of the Annunciation, at 45th St. and your first left onto 2nd Ave. This will lead you directly into the Gulf Sands Complex (yellow bldg). Please park in space 106 only, which is under the building facing west.


Directions from Sarasota area to Gulf Sands on Anna Maria Island Florida


Exit airport on 41 North – right toward Bradenton

Turn left on 53rd all the way to the intersection at Cortez Rd

Go straight across where road will become 75th St.

Proceed to intersection at Manatee Ave – SR 64 – Turn left and proceed

over causeway, over the island bridge heading straight onto Anna Maria Island. At the end of SR 64 (you’ll be facing Manatee Beach) make a right at traffic light onto Gulf Drive Make your first left past the Church of the Annunciation, at 45th St. and your first left onto 2nd Ave. This will lead you directly into the Gulf Sands Complex (yellow bldg). Please park in designated space 106, which is under the building facing west.


Directions from the Orlando area to Gulf Sands on Anna Maria Island Florida


Go West towards Tampa on I4 to I75 south to Exit 220 (Old 42) – Turn right onto SR64

SR64 becomes Manatee Ave; 18 miles to Anna Maria Island.

Continue thru city, over causeway, over the island bridge heading straight onto Anna Maria Island. At the end of SR 64 (you’ll be facing Manatee Beach) make a right at traffic light onto Gulf Drive Make your first left past the Church of the Annunciation, at 45th St. and your first left onto 2nd Ave. This will lead you directly into the Gulf Sands Complex (yellow bldg). Please park in designated space 106 which is under the building facing west.


Directions from Ft. Meyers / Naples / Miami / Ft. Lauderdale  to Gulf Sands on Anna Maria Island 


Take Alligator Alley to I75 North (Miami & Ft. Lauderdale)

Follow I75-N to Exit 220B (Old 42B) – After loop in the bridge

Follow SR64 in which becomes Manatee Ave (18 miles to Anna Maria Island)

Continue thru city, over causeway, over the island bridge heading straight onto Anna Maria Island. At the end of SR 64 (you’ll be facing Manatee Beach) make a right at traffic light onto Gulf Drive Make your first left past the Church of the Annunciation, at 45th St. and your first left onto 2nd Ave. This will lead you directly into the Gulf Sands Complex (yellow bldg). Please park in designated space 106  which is under the building facing west.