Compass Hotel Anna Maria Sound is a breath of fresh tropical air. Our boutique hotel is located at the gateway to Anna Maria Island, Florida, and just a 30-minute drive from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). Compass brings all the easy, breezy fun of Margaritaville resorts to a quaint Florida beach town steeped in history and one of the best islands in the world. This unique, seaside destination boasts 123 gorgeously appointed rooms overlooking a stunning marina on one side and the picturesque Neal Preserve on the other. Park your boat, bring your pet and discover all the activities that make this area the perfect home base for the Florida Gulf. Our white sand beaches, world-class fishing and access to nearby cities makes this an ideal year-around destination.