If you're looking for beachfront views and sugar sand beaches - you've come to the right spot.
Located in the Gulf of Mexico, just Southwest of St. Petersburg, Florida, Anna Maria Island boasts some of the most impressive ocean views and amazing sunsets in the United States. Leave the stress of everyday life behind and escape to the white sandy beaches and turquoise waters when you book an Anna Maria Island vacation rental property. Enjoy being just steps away from Bradenton Beach, Manatee Beach, or a short cruise to Bean Point or Coquina Beach when you stay in one of our beachfront rentals.
Our beachfront rentals on Anna Maria Island are second to none, each offering unmatched views of the Gulf waters and all the comforts of home. You can leave the alarm clock at home – just open the windows at night and you’ll wake up to the calming sea breeze and the sounds of waves crashing in the distance. At night, unwind on your private balcony and watch the sunset over the pristine beaches of Anna Maria Island. There are a number of choices when selecting from Island Real's collection of beachfront rentals from resort rentals to rentals with private pools you are sure to find the perfect spot for your next Florida vacation. And when it comes to activities and amenities, although Anna Maria Island has a small quaint feel there are still plenty of options nearby when it comes to restaurants or shopping.
Anna Maria Island beachfront rentals give you a front-row seat to some of the most impressive sunsets in the world. Staying in a vacation rental located so close to the ocean means you won’t have to walk far for a day at the beach – and you always have the option of taking a quick walk back to your beachfront rental if you need to use the restroom or grab some snacks. Our beachfront rentals combine all the comforts of home with the relaxing atmosphere of the beach. Some of the amenities you can expect to find include:
Be sure to read the property's description for an accurate list of amenities.
There are several types of beaches on Anna Maria Island. There are Gulf Front Beaches as well as Tampa Bay Beaches. Anna Maria Island partially sticks out into the Tampa Bay and there is about 2 miles of Beach located at the North East Section of Anna Maria Island. The Island is 7 miles long and the entire Gulf side of Anna Maria Island has sugary white sand beaches. No matter which Anna Maria Island beach rental you choose you are sure to enjoy a beautiful stretch of beach around you.
Yes! We have restaurants that provide Bay Front dining as well as Gulf Front dining. Anna Maria Island has plenty of choices for restaurants on the island. Take the free trolley or walk to your choice of several restaurants from your Anna Maria Island Vacation Rental. There are easily 20 restaurants on Anna Maria Island and a handful that have Bay or Gulf Front views. Anna Maria Island has a few restaurants where you can put your feet in the sugary white sand as you dine on some Anna Maria Island delectable eats.
Bradenton Beach City does have considerably more public parking at Coquina Beach and the beach contains more shells however there are lots of shops and restaurants to walk to from Bradenton Beach. Holmes Beach City allows for beach access at most streets that dead-end into the beach. There are considerably less shops and restaurants to walk to however the beach is less populated normally in Holmes Beach. Finally, Anna Maria City which offers the most Northern Beaches on Anna Maria Island has the most limited parking and most beach goers are residents and vacation renters. Bean Point is a popular spot for Anna Maria City beaches. There are few shops and restaurants to walk to from the beach.
Yes, since the island is 7 miles long you could walk the beach 7 miles if you wish. The entire length of the beach on the Gulf side is public. Along the way, there are spots you can hit some shops, grab a drink and take a rest on a bench. Be sure to put plenty of sunscreen on and be sure to plan your stops if you don’t bring water to hydrate. Morning walks are the best on Anna Maria Island!
There is usually not a great deal of seaweed on Anna Maria Island beaches. Seaweed can be more prevalent after a storm or a series of storms but most of the time seaweed is on the beaches of Anna Maria Island in very small amounts, less than 5% of the beach.
Unfortunately, no to both. Police do travel the beaches with all-terrain vehicles as well as the County occasionally uses large tractors to remove seaweed however all mechanized vehicles are not allowed on Anna Maria Island Beaches. Bicycles as well are not allowed on the beaches. There are however lots of places to bicycle on or around Anna Maria Island! while you are staying in one of our vacation rentals.