Sandstone Stroll, also called Floor 2 (Floor 1 in the British English version), is the second floor in Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!. It introduces new mechanics to the game, such as Color Switches (which are used here to extend or retract gates and bridges of matching color), Pipes, Split Pipes and Box Springs. It also formally introduces Hammers as a means to attack enemies, although they could previously be used in Room 1-SP on the first floor. Shy Guys and Piranha Plants also debut in Sandstone Stroll, although only the former can be attacked with Hammers. Once Donkey Kong is defeated on this floor, the Sandstone Stroll Construction Kit becomes available in the Construction Zone, containing all assets present on this floor.
The floor's background pictures a desert oasis with tropical plants, Egyptian pyramids and an orange sky. The soundtrack is reused from Tropical Island, the second floor of Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis.
This floor contains tutorial levels that showcase Color Switches, Pipes, Box Springs and Hammers. The player can access and play them by tapping on the "?" icon in the bottom right corner of this floor's level select screen.
In Plus Mode, this floor is subtitled Floor 2+ (Floor 1+ in the British English version). It adds a new mechanic to the game, Rotate Pipes, and features elements previously absent on this floor's Normal Mode counterpart, such as Blue Springs and Pokeys. All of these elements are added to the Sandstone Stroll Construction Kit once this floor is beaten on Plus Mode.
The background of this floor is almost the same as in Normal Mode, with the only difference being the light-blue sky, which also slightly modifies the color palette of all backdrop elements.