Anna Maria Island is the perfect ladycation beach destination for your squad. From beautiful beaches to fantastic accommodations and activities, the island is an amazing spot to gather your best gal pals and relax in paradise.
Anna Maria Island is the Perfect Ladycation
While on Anna Maria Island you and your girl friends will have a blast. Follow this great ladycation beach guide for an authentic beach experience! No matter your age or where you are from, women always know how to have fun on island time!
Beaches and Outdoor Activities
While it’s no secret that Anna Maria Island has some of the best beaches in Florida, fewer know about the great outdoor adventures available.
When your gal group finally gets its fill of powder sand, sun kissed skin and turquoise gulf, try one of these outdoor activities.
- Sup Yoga is a fun way to try your hand at both Paddle boarding while getting a good relaxing stretch!
- Horse Surfing is a great activity. There is nothing like riding a horse on the beach.
- Nature walk at Robinson Preserve. Find Manatee Counties best green space just off Anna Maria Island.
- Biking through Anna Maria is a fun way to see the sights, shop in the boutiques and get a little exercise too.
- Segway tour on Coquina Baywalk. Coquina beach offers a gorgeous trail along the gulf that is just perfect for Segways.
- Kayaking in Anna Maria Sound. Reserve a guided tour of Anna Maria Sound with Fun and More rentals.
- Stroll the piers. Anna Maria Island offers three public piers. All are great for sight seeing, fishing and a meal with a view.
Dining and Nightlife
Anna Maria Island is home to many fantastic eateries and does offer a unique nightlife. You’re sure to find a great place for your gals to enjoy a glass of wine, fantastic food and fun conversation.
Just about anywhere you dine on island time, you’ll find the experience pleasant. From high-end gulf front seafood like the Beach Bistro to family friendly pizza joints like Oma’s. There is something for every taste.
When the sun sets its time to head out for drinks and entertainment. There are many night spots to try. Historic Bridge Street is a popular option for drinks and live music with places such as the Bridge Tender. In Holmes Beach you can find craft cocktails at The Doctors Office, and live music at Ugly Grouper.
One of the nicest features of Anna Maria Island is the free trolley service. From 6am to 10:30pm find free air-conditioned trolleys with one passing about every 20 minutes. This is not only great for those looking to visit the bars, but makes it easy to see and do everything stress free.
Salons and Shopping
Anna Maria Island is home to a ton of adorable locally owned boutiques and amazing full service salons.
While visiting Anna Maria Island you and your lady friends must do a little shopping. You’ll find unique shops all around the area. Grab the gang and head to Pine Avenue, the city center of Holmes Beach, Bridge Street and everywhere in between!
If your crew is into pampering, then Anna Maria Island Salons have you covered! From massages to full on make overs, you can have it all with this list of Salons and Spas.
Anna Maria Island Accommodations and Beach Rentals
Whatever your group budget, there are tons of beach rental options on Anna Maria Island. From direct beach front luxury to laid back villas and old cozy cottage charmers, there are hundreds of rentals to pick from. Because the island is a mile across at the widest, you’ll be close to the beach anywhere you stay. Check the selection of rentals below or see a full list here.
Bring the entire squad to My Sister’s Beach House.
Gal palling around at Tina’s Piece of Paradise.
A besties getaway at Appletini.
Once you and your friends visit you’ll understand exactly why Anna Maria Island is the Perfect Ladycation beach destination! Gather your gals, ditch the guys at home and plan your trip today!