How to Use the Island Real Estate Remote Entry System

The island Real Estate remote entry system is easy to use and convenient too! Our manual key box and wireless remote entry systems are something new. We’ve implemented this to help you get started with your vacation as soon as possible. No driving through traffic and waiting in our office to get your key, just head to your vacation haven, take your shoes off and start relaxing on Anna Maria Island.

island real estate remote entry systemIsland Real Estate remote entry system:  

The code to enter your property is automatically fed into the remote lock and is ready to use at 4:30 PM EST on the day of your arrival. It also stops working at 10AM on the day of your departure. This is automatic and there is no human intervention required. Simply enter the code and you are set to go.
Manual Box Entry:
The key to your property will be stored in a manual lock box on the property. At 4:30 PM on your day of arrival, enter the code into the Manual Entry Key Block and retrieve your property key. Upon your departure, just return the keys to the Manual Key Box and head on your way. Simple!

Anna Maria Island Premier Vacation Rentals

Welcome to the world of vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island with Island Real Estate. Our Anna Maria Island vacation specialists are genuinely invested in helping you find your perfect island getaway. Since 1970 Island Real Estate has been providing exceptional vacation rentals to guests from around the world.

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Anna Maria Island SandBlast 2010

 

Teams gathered on the beach Saturday November 20TH to compete in the Annual Sand Sculpting contest at The Beachhouse Restaurant in Bradenton Beach.  The teams began working at 9a.m. and some of the teams were at the beach by 7:30 a.m ready to go.  At 1:00 p.m. most of the teams were done and they were ready to start the judging.

There were 25 sand sculptures this year, and 2 first place winners.  The  AMI Privateers won the Nautical category with their giant octopus, it looked amazing they really did a good job.  Bayshore High School won Free Form category with their Alien Crash, very cool idea and completely original.  The large recycle themed sculpture in front of the Beachhouse Restaurant was done by Team Sandtastic the week before the contest, (I like the dog the best!).

People showed up all day long to support their favorite team or just to walk through the maze of sand sculptures on Bradenton Beach.  If you missed this year’s SandBlast don’t worry there will be another one next November, and you will just have to wait.

CURRENTLY CLOSED: FREE BEER!!!…Tomorrow ~ As Always At Rotten Ralph’s On Historic Bradenton Beach Pier

 

Our beloved Rotten Ralph’s is currently closed, but Anna Maria Oyster Bar will be taking it’s place.   

Not to worry!  Visit our restaurant summary page with lots of other choices.  Currently Anna Maria Island Oyster Bar is slotted to go in the Bradenton Beach pier spot.

It doesn’t matter if you live in Florida or if you came to Anna Maria Island for vacation, Rotten Ralph’s Restaurant on Historic Bradenton Beach Pier is a great place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can come by land or sea to eat, drink, go fishing, and enjoy beautiful views of Sarasota Bay. Rotten Ralph’s is a full service restaurant and offers inside and outside dinning, a floating boat dock, a bait shop, and fishing is free on the pier.

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Beautiful Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island October

Grab your beach chairs, pack up a cooler and spend the day at the beach. It is eighty six degrees outside, the average water temperature this time of year is eighty five, and the sugar sand beaches on Anna Maria Island have never been more beautiful. Pristine beaches as far as my eyes can see, and everyone is enjoying their favorite outdoor activities.

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Oil update for Anna Maria Island 7/15/2010

Finally we got GOOD NEWS from BP today! Oil from its broken well has stopped gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time since April. After installing the capping stack on the MC252 well tests were underway to close all valves in an experiment to stop the oil. And YES, they were SUCCESSFUL!  BP announced at a news briefing that oil stopped flowing into the water at 2:25 p.m. CDT today July 15th, 2010.

Anna Maria Island, Florida Vacation rental Checklist

What does Island Real Estate suggest you bring on your vacation to Anna Maria Island, Florida?  Island Real Estate and Vacation Rental’s supplies all linens and an initial housekeeping items.  Of course each home is furnished with the owner’s tastes.  Some owners supply beach carts with beach chairs however most owners do not commit to having chairs on site as they tend to get lost or redistributed to other homes.  You can expect minimum paper products, enough to get you through the first night with one roll of paper-towels and a few rolls of toilet paper.  Below is our suggested list of what is needed for your vacation rental with Island Real Estate vacation rentals.

For your Vacation Rental home Groceries and Staples are needed for your Anna Maria Vacation Rental

  • All purpose cleaner and disinfectant
    Aluminum Foil and Saran Wrap
    Dish and laundry soap
    Paper Towels
    Toilet Paper
    Garbage Bags
    Bath Soaps
    Staples & Condiments
    Groceries
    Hair Dryer
    Napkins
    Tissues
    Puzzle and Games

Personal Items to bring to Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Vacation Rental items for the Beach

  • Sun block – No sun tan lotion
    Beach umbrella
    Beach Boards and misc sand toys
    Sunglasses that block Ultraviolet light
    Beach chairsSunglasses are important item to bring to the beach for all ages
    Beach towels
    Bicycles
    Camera
    Fishing rods & gear

Anna Maria Island Maps–Addresses Beginning with V-W…

Island Real Estate vacation rentals are easy to find on seven mile long Anna Maria Island! Click on the address to view directions in google maps.

Vista Grande Unit #1, 5622 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Vista Grande Unit #3, 5622 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

West Bay Pointe & Mournings #12, 6400 Flotilla Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

West Bay Pointe & Mournings #234, 6500 Flotilla Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Waters Edge 103 N, 5808 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Fl 34217

Waters Edge 104S, 5806 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Waters Edge 106N, 5808 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Waters Edge #109N, 5806 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Waters Edge #205S, 5806 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Waters Edge #209N, 5808 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Waters Edge #209S, 5806 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Anna Maria Island Maps–Addresses Beginning with R-T…

Find where you are going on Anna Maria Island by clicking on the link. Google Maps will make it easy to figure out directions on Anna Maria Island.

Runaway Bay, Unit #176,1801 Gulf Dr. N., Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Runaway Bay Unit #232, 1801 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Runaway Bay, Unit #234,1801 Gulf Dr. N., Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Runaway Bay, Unit #279,1801 Gulf Dr. N., Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Safari Suite, 1105 Gulf Dr. N., Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Sandy Pt, Unit #109, 3601 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Sandy Pt Unit 206, 3601 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Sandy Pt, Unit #207, 3601 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Sandy Pt, Unit #208, 3607 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach FL, 34217

Sandy Pt, Unit #210, 3607 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Sea Pirate, Unit #2, 3303 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Starfish2, 2915 South Ave. E., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Starfish4, 2913 East Ave. E., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Sundance, 744 N Shore Dr, Anna Maria, Fl 34216

Sunfish 102 – 102 55th St, Holmes Beach, Fl 34217

Sunfish 104 – 104 55th St, Holmes Beach, Fl 34217

Tiffany Place 213, 7000 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Tropical Sunset #3, 3311 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Turtle Cove E / W, 3604 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Fl 34217Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon

Anna Maria Island Maps–Addresses Beginning with L-O…

 

Directions to Island Real Estate Vacation Rentals Addresses Beginning with L-O. Click on the link and Google maps will assist you in finding your way to your Anna Maria Island vacation rental. 

LCC, Unit #1, 7300 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

LCC, Unit #3, 7306 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

LCC, Unit #4, 7308 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

LCC, Unit #6, 7312 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

LCC, Unit #7, 7314 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

LCC, Unit #9, 7318 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217 

L’Plage 6430, 6430 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Mango Breeze, 141 50th St, Holmes Beach, Fl 34217

NBV Unit #27, 6250 Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

NBV, Unit #55, 6250 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

NBV Unit #63, 6250 Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

NBV, Unit #72, 6250 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

OBV, Unit #3, 114 4th St S, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

OPT, Unit #202, 2700 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217