Anna Maria Island Beach Vacation Condo Rental
What ever your passion Anna Maria Island and its surrounding area has an attraction, activity or adventure for you.
EXPLORE THE ISLAND:
Take a boat tour around the entire island or enjoy the thrill of a parasail ride above the
island with Fun & Sun Parasail, a free trolley ride through the island, rent a
bicycle, scooter, boat, jet ski, or just enjoy a lazy day on the gulf on Captain Kathe's Cortez Charter.
Shopping is a great way to explore the island as well. Through out the island you will
find shopping as diversified as beach shops, gift shops, boutiques, elegant evening wear,
casual island apparel, jewelry stores, art galleries, souvenir shops, treasure shops,
fine silver, a full service grocery store, craft shops, mom and pop coffee and bagel
Nearby cities of Bradenton and Sarasota offer four full service shopping malls,
hundreds of specialty shops, quaint shopping villages, upscale boutiques and flea markets.
Driving south along Florida’s Gulf Coast you will discover Sarasota and the world famous
St. Armand’s Circle shopping district renown for its upscale shopping and fine dining.
For the shop to you drop shopper The Prime Outlets Mall in Ellenton is the place for
you. It is the largest manufacturer’s outlet on Florida’s West coast. A beautiful
Caribbean environment is the setting for over 135 designer and brand name outlets
that will save you 25%-75% off retail prices.
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Anna Maria Island Florida is privy to some of the
state's most beautiful beaches and sunsets. Soft sand and wide expanses that are perfect
for walking and shelling define the area. Visitors and residents alike describe Anna
Maria Island as a fun, laid-back community with some of Florida's most beautiful
natural beaches. Tall, wispy sea oats grow on the shoreline protecting the beach as
they gently sway with the warm Gulf breezes.
This quiet island is a retreat if you are a beach-goer. A number of beachfront parks
offer everything you’ll need for your next vacation. Anna Maria Bayfront Park features
more than 1,000 feet of sandy beach that overlooks the waters of Tampa Bay
on the northern tip of this quaint island. An abundance of parking,
restrooms, showers, picnic shelters and a view of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge make this
a family favorite. Anna Maria Beach is a quiet, undeveloped sandy Gulf beach that offers
more than three acres of beautiful views and the soft sound of waves lapping at the
shore. It’s a quiet and secluded beach that’s great if you are searching for some
Further south you’ll find Holmes Beach. Located at the center of Anna Maria Island,
it features a full range of amenities including grills, a playground, showers and a
picnic area, as well as, plenty of wide, sandy beach. This is a surfer’s paradise
when the waves are high.
Manatee County Beach features 900 feet of sandy beach on the
Gulf of Mexico. Cortez Beach showcases 140 feet of undeveloped beach. It has free
parking, lifeguards on duty, restrooms, picnic tables and showers.
located on the island’s southern tip is a popular public beach lined with towering
Australian pines. A full-service concession stand, ample parking, barbecue pits,
picnic facilities, a playground, restrooms, showers and lifeguards
make this beach a popular, bustling beach. Coquina Beach has the largest parking facilities for
island residents and our vacationing visitors. There are also several trolley stops along the beach including a
trolley connection to downtown Sarasota and St. Armand's Circle.
Fishing is without a doubt the most popular pastime for residents and visitors alike.
How popular is fishing in Florida. The lure of catching "the limit" attracts many
anglers to the Sunshine State. Whether you are lured by the tranquillity of freshwater
lakes or the excitement of saltwater fishing, you'll find what you're looking near
Anna Maria Island Florida.
Anna Maria Island offers three fishing piers the
Bradenton Beach City, the Pier,
the Rod & Reel Fishing Pier, and the historical Anna Maria Island City Pier. Fishing licences are now
required for fishing from the beach or dock, however if the a fishing pier has a licence you will be covered.
It's best to check on the current regulations as the state and federal government are changing the requirements.
The island offers a wide variety of charters from the Gulf of Mexico
to the Bay and Backwaters where tours are specifically designed to take you places
you've never been, and hardly anyone knows about. There is a wide variety of tours available for the
serious fisherman, families and best of all kids fishing .
There is no better way to highlight a vacation than the memories of kids catching fish.
There is always something special about spending time on the water. Remember days
spent on the water don’t count against days on earth.
ATTRACATIONS & RECREATION:
Boat rentals, parasailing, jet ski rentals right on the beach,
sail boat rentals, scuba diving and snorkeling to a sunken ship 200 yards in-front of
our condo, kayak rentals, bicycle and scooter rentals, air boat tours, dolphin tours,
fishing & tackle center, wind surfing, hunting for sharks teeth on the beach,
mini-putt with live alligators, alligator tours, greyhound races and observing near
Anna Maria Island, Florida offers an incredible variety of restaurants from Cuban to
American, from German to Italian, from French to Chinese. You haven’t truly experienced
the island until you’ve witnessed the spectacular sunset from your favorite restaurant,
café, or bar & grille.
Restaurant’s have some of the best real estate available on Anna Maria Island. When it
comes to dining the food is the best and the view is even better on patios with
umbrella shaded tables where breakfast lunch and dinner are always served with a
side of sea breeze. There’s a quiet intimate atmosphere available almost anywhere
on the island where you will frequently see blue herons, egrets, pelican, parrots and
even dolphins frolicking offshore when dining on Anna Maria Island.
Our Anna Maria Island beach rental condo is located with-in walking distance of some of
Anna Maria Island’s finest restaurant’s including the Beach House Restaurant, the Sun
House Restaurant, Gulf Drive Café, the Bridge Tender Inn and Omas Pizza.
The island also offers some very unique and award winning restaurants including Mr.
Bones where you pick your on beer from a coffin, Rotten Ralph’s where you can dock your boat and place an order,
Café On The Beach with all you can eat buffets, sunset dinners, pancake breakfasts and
live music, Beach Bistro restaurant rated BEST FOOD on the Gulf Coast by Zagat, Duffy’s
voted best hamburgers and coldest beer on the island and the Anna Maria City Pier
Restaurant located at the end of a 700 ft. pier where you will
find Pier Jewelry, and the ever popular Sandbar
Restaurant where if you can guess the time of the sunset you will win a bottle of
Anna Maria Island - the perfect spot to explore in Florida. Our Anna Maria Island,
Florida condo is just a short drive from noted attractions such as; Adventure Island,
Mote Marine Laboratories, where you will come face to face with live sharks in a 135,000
gallon shark tank and learn about marine life and directly across the parking
you can stroll along a boardwalk or two waterfront areas filled with lush vegetation.
From our own Island Players live theatre to the nearby South Florida Museum and aquarium,
Ringling Museum of Art, Selby Gardens, Jungle Gardens, DeSoto National Park or the
Manatee Players, the Asolo Center for the Performing Arts and many other venues, Anna
Maria Island and its neighboring cities offer plenty of mind-bending fun and intellectual
stimulation. Visit the G-wiz science museum, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Sarasota
West Coast Symphony, Tampa’s Florida Aquarium and the renowned Dali Museum in nearby St.
Our neighboring cities play host to year-round excitement with training and seasonal
games for teams like baseball’s legendary Pirates , Red Sox and the Tampa Devil Rays as
well as Super Bowl champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as the Stanley Cup winners of
the Tampa Bay Lighting.
Golf is also another favorite pastime, and with more than two dozen public and private
courses from which to choose - not to mention at least 200 more within a short drive -
Manatee County and its neighboring communities are a virtual golfing paradise.
Our Florida beach rental condo is located within 10 minutes of the internationally famous
David Leadbetter IMG Golf Academy and Nick Boliterie Tennis Academy both located in
Tampa is 35 miles north, where you will find Bush Gardens. The most famous Mouse in
the world and all the Orlando attractions are only a two hour drive to the northeast.
Contact us now to book your vacation in paradise. Call Terry or Sandy at 905-579-4996.
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Our fax # is 905-433-0720