Locations and Directions
From Brooklyn: Take the Belt Parkway East to Exit 19, Route 878 / Nassau Expressway. Continue on Route 878, which becomes Rockaway Blvd. Continue on Rockaway Blvd. about 1-1/2 miles going toward Long Beach and the Atlantic Beach bridge. Bear right and Rockaway Blvd. will again become Route 878 / Nassau Expressway (watch for overhead sign "Rt. 878"). After crossing the toll bridge, bear left around the traffic circle and continue approximately one mile to The Sands, approximately one mile on the right.
From New York City and Queens: Long Island Expressway to Exit 22, Grand Central Parkway. Continue on the Grand Central Parkway to Exit 13S, Van Wyck Expressway / JFK Airport. Take the Van Wyck Expressway to Exit 1, Route 878 East / Nassau Expressway. (Note that Exit 1 is a left lane exit from the Van Wyck Expressway. After exiting, move immediately to the far-right lane.) Continue on Route 878 as above.
From Long Island: Meadowbrook Parkway south to Exit M10 - Loop Parkway. At the end of Loop Parkway, bear right onto Lido Boulevard, which becomes Park Avenue in Long Beach. Turn left at the end of Park Street onto Oswego Avenue. Proceed one block to Beech Street. Then turn right and proceed to The Sands on the left.