Top 6 Anna Maria Island Salons – Get Pampered

This is our list of the top 6 Anna Maria Island Salons! There are several in each of our three cities, Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, and Bradenton Beach.  We suggest you consider location, advertised prices, and size of the salon to choose the spa/salon that best suits your expectations.  Most Anna Maria Island salon’s can accommodate the normal requirements of weddings or special events too.  What more would you expect from the wedding capital of Florida?

Anna Maria Island Salons

The perfect way to get pampered in paradise!

Salon Salon - Holmes Beach

1. Salon Salon

Salon Salon was voted “Reader’s Choice” for 2011! This salon offers makeup, hair, wedding up do’s, facials, massages and couple’s massages, and even hair extensions and eye lash extensions!

3612 East Bay Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217
941-778-0400

2. Acqua Aveda Salon and Spa

This is one of the most popular salons on Anna Maria Island, and they offer a lot! They are a salon, spa and a store! They offer services for weddings, special events, hair design, skin care, nails, massage and body treatments, and they even have a men’s spa!

5311 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217
941-778-5400

Anna Maria Island Salons

3. Body and Sol Spa & Wellness

Anna Maria Island’s largest day spa! They offer massages, manicure and pedicures, signature island facials, hair cutting and styling (even bridal parties!), and they even offer daily yoga classes and acupuncture!

9805 Gulf Drive
Anna Maria, FL 34216
941-650-5441

4. Head Quarters Salon

This great salon offers hair services including styling, facials, manicures and pedicures, makeup application, hair extensions, massages and wedding services!

5376 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217
941¬778-2586

Sea renity Spa Tiki Hut Massage
Tiki-Tastic Massages!

5. Sea-renity:

This salon is very unique with their tiki-tastic massages! You can enjoy a massage experience in your own private cabana hut right on the beach! They also offer indoor single and couples massages, pedicures and full body wraps!

112 Bridge Street
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
941-779-6836

6.  Aluna Wellness Center and Spa:

Aluna Offers four treatment rooms, a meditation room and a lovely zen garden and outdoor shower. This is all nestled just across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. Aluna Wellness Center and Spa is an eco-friendly holistic center specializing in acupuncture, massage, wellness treatment and organic skin care. Enjoy Saturday morning beach yoga, reservations needed.

2219 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, Fl 34217
941-778-8400

Happy Pampering!

Anna Maria Island Valentines Day – Beach Romance

An Anna Maria Island Valentines Day is a great way to celebrate a day of love. While Valentines is a special day, Anna Maria Island is romantic any day of the year. Nothing says I love you more than bringing your special someone for a trip to Anna Maria Island.

Anna Maria Island Valentines Day

Here is a list of fun and romantic ideas for an island style Valentines Day.

Anna Maria Island Valentines Day
red heart on sandy sea beach – love relax concept

Breakfast at Sign of the Mermaid

Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast from Sign of the Mermaid in Anna Maria. This great restaurant is housed in a 1913 cottage, and offers a charming menu selection.

Romantic Beach Playlist

Here is a great “Romance by the Beach” playlist to enjoy while laying on the beach!

Visit Island Art Galleries

You’ll find a great local art scene on Anna Maria Island with many galleries in Anna Maria and Holmes Beach. Finding a special piece of art is a great Valentines gift that will also remind you of your trip to the island.

Romantic Vacation Rentals

Turn your trip to Anna Maria Island into the vacation of a lifetime with one of these fantastic beach rentals! What’s more romantic than a Florida beach vacation?

Couples Beach Massage

Enjoy a couples beach massage with Sea-Renity beach spa. There is nothing more romantic than getting pampered while on the beach.

Nature Walk at Perico Preserve

Perico Preserve is just a short trip over the Manatee Bridge on the northern side of Manatee Avenue. While there are tons of great nature walks in the county, Perico Preserve is one of the newest. Here you’ll find a diverse shell trail with tons of beautiful wildlife to see.

Private Boat Excursion

While Anna Maria Island has tons of boat charters, paying a little extra for your own private tour is worth it. Among others, Coastline Excursions offers private tours around Anna Maria Island and Egmont Key. They also offer great snorkeling excursions to try out.

Sunset

The sun will be setting on Anna Maria Island at about 6:22pm on February 14th. When you visit Anna Maria Island sunset is a must!

Manatee Players Theater

The Manatee Players will be showing the romantic musical “Bridges of Madison County”. This would make a great date spot!  You’ll find the Manatee Performing Arts Center in Downtown Bradenton. When you are done with the show stop by Downtown’s Old Main Street for a great selection of pubs, bars and restaurants.

 

 

The Perfect Anna Maria Island Spa Day

While visiting paradise you must treat yourself to a Perfect Anna Maria Island Spa Day! There’s many options for the pampered treatment on island time, and no better way to relax beach side.

The Perfect Anna Maria Island Spa Day

Making time for yourself can be easy during a vacation, so live it up and indulge while you can! Follow this list for the perfect spa day on Anna Maria Island.

Breakfast first at The Island Creperie

Start your day off right with a big breakfast! You’ll need energy for a full day of pampering. Head over to the Island Creperie for Mimosas and a fancy French breakfast. While they have the islands best crepes, the menu here offers a fantastic selection in a cozy atmosphere. Find the Island Creperie on Bridge Street in the purple storefront.

Anna Maria Island Spa Day
Enjoy a big French Breakfast at the Island Creperie.

Sea Renity Beach Spa and Eco-Boutique for massages and shopping.

After filling up on crepes head down the street for a little shopping and a massage from Sea Renity. Pick up some really cute stuff while enjoying retail therapy in the boutique. You’ll find clothes, jewelry, gifts and more. Sea Renity not only offers several massage and skin care packages, but they have beach massages available too.

Anna Maria Island Spa Day
Enjoy massages and retail therapy at Sea Renity.

Beach Session

After your are fully relaxed from your massage throw on your swim wear and spend an hour at the beach! Just long enough to get some Vitamin D, but not too long. You wouldn’t want to get sunburned or too tired on your day of indulgence.

Lunch at Sign of the Mermaid

You’ll be ready for something to eat after your beach session. Head up to the Sign of the Mermaid for lunch. Here you’ll find great salads, soups and sandwiches perfect for a day of pampering.

Anna Maria Spa Day
Sign of the Mermaid in the city of Anna Maria.

Acqua Aveda Salon and Spa for Manicures and more shopping.

After you recharge with lunch, hop on the free trolley and ride into Holmes Beach to visit Acqua Aveda. Here you’ll find a full service salon and a high end boutique area as well. This is the perfect place to polish yourself up with a mani-pedi, facial and make up service. Not only does Acqua Aveda have great nail and skin services, but they offer great make up lessons. Get all glammed up before dinner time! You might even find a cute new top or dress in the boutique to wear out for the evening.

Anna Maria Island Spa Day at Acqua Aveda
Head to Acqua Aveda for Mani Pedis, Skin care and make up!

Relax at your beach rental

Before going out for the evening take a break at your Anna Maria Island beach rental. A long hard day of relaxing and pampering requires a little down time too. Take a short nap, pick out your evening wear, take a selfie for your friends back home, have a glass of wine and just chill out for a bit.

Anna Maria beach rentals
Relax at a fantastic beach rental like Le Paradis in the city of Anna Maria. Click on the image to learn more about this beautiful Anna Maria vacation rental.

Dinner and Cocktails

After your afternoon chill session, get ready for a fun night out island style. Go to the Waterfront Restaurant to get the night started. Here you’ll enjoy one of the island’s best craft cocktail bars along with outstanding menu selections. Fill up on seafood with views of Tampa Bay.

Anna Maria Island Spa Day
Start your evening with craft cocktails and dinner at the Waterfront

Sunset and Nightlife

Once you’ve enjoyed your fill of the Waterfront, hop on the free trolley and head to the Gulf side of the island for sunset and nightlife fun. Have a seat at Gulf Drive Cafe’s massive Tiki deck, enjoy a frozen drink and watch the sun sink into the Gulf of Mexico. The perfect ending to an Anna Maria Island Spa Day!

All About You – Anna Maria Island Wedding Services

Anna Maria Island – With the endless beauty of powder white sand beaches, clear blue water and a tropical paradise setting; Anna Maria Island is the perfect place for your special destination wedding. Planning your big day can be over whelming, but not when you employ the services of All About You.

Anna Maria Island wedding
Plan your Anna Maria Island Tropical destination wedding!

All About You will assist with every detail of your Anna Maria Island destination wedding offering a multitude of services to make your day stress free, luxurious and wonderful.

From on call concierge to transportation and officiant services, All About You has all your wedding day needs covered. Services include on site salon, spa, massage, acupuncture and special occasion hair and make up from certified specialists. The on call concierge service is a true luxury tending to all your needs whether it be Champagne service, finger foods, or tickets to the game no request is to much for your big day. Getting you and your loved ones to your special day is a snap with All About You’s transportation services. From Airport shuttle service,  guest transportation or just a night out on the town, All About You will get you where you need to be in style.

No matter what your Anna Maria Island destination wedding calls for All About You has got you covered! Visit All About You online or call (844) 941.4111, and plan your destination wedding today.

 

 

Island Wellness at Sea-renity Spa On Bridge Street

We had a great time with Amanda Escobio and her team at the Grand Opening of Sea-renity Spa in Bradenton Beach.  Sea-renity focuses on Natural Health & Beauty and are located on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach.   Sea-renity Spa offers single massage; couples massage, pedicures, full body wraps, and retail products at their new Bridge Street location. The spa can accommodate spa parties of 4 to 8 people.

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Anna Maria Island Yoga With Natali Monti

Yoga Lssons at Anna Maria Island Community Center

It doesn’t matter if you live here year round or are enjoying your Anna Maria Island Vacation. Yoga is a great way to build your inner strength and self-esteem.  Natalie Monti teaches yoga classes at Anna Maria Island Community Center located at the north end of the island in the City Of Anna Maria.

Natalie Monti is a certified Yoga Instructor, and teaches with confidence, clarity, and compassion while guiding her students of all ages on their journey of self discovery.

Through yoga you can expect to increase strength and flexibility, reduce stress, improve balance and coordination and see improvement in sports performance such as golf and tennis.

Classes fill up during the winter season so contact Natalie today to get started.  Also ask about  pilates, group yoga sessions, or private Yoga session at your residence or Anna Maria Island Vacation Rental. 

Natalie Monti

Contact: (941) 232-4422

Email: NMonti4biz@tampabay.rr.com 

Summer Surfing Vacation – watch your children learn to surf!

Anna Maria Island has become the hub of children surfing education every year from July 4th for 8 weeks.  Almost 200 children sign up for the eight week 2 hour instructional class every Sunday.  The Surf Camp takes place just off White Avenue on Anna Maria Island. The surf camp is not-for-profit and is the Eternal Summer Surf Camp.  Visit their website for more information.  If you are wondering if the experience is worth it for your children and yourself then just click on the video below.  Be careful, if you watch this video more than 20 seconds your going to get inspired to come visit Anna Maria Island.  The video was done by Ryan Bodie Films and he has done an unbelievable job at capturing the spirit of the camp.  Sorry parents, the Anna Maria Summer surfing camp is for children 14 or under but maybe if you are good to your children they will teach you to surf during the week when school is out!

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