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Waterfront Vacation Rental Beach House in Anna Maria Island

3   2.0   Sleeps: 6   Pool: No    Pets: No
Nightly Rate: $304-$593   Minimum Stay: 4 nights

A wonderful property right on the beach offering stunning views of the ocean - sleeps up to 6 The Beach ...

Ad # 1402177     Property Manager

Vacation Rental Beach House in Anna Maria Island

2   2.0   Sleeps: 4   Pool: No    Pets: No
Nightly Rate: $142-$198   Minimum Stay: 4 nights

Comfortable spacious property with raised deck - sleeps up to 4 Beachcomber Cottage, which is accessed v...

Ad # 1402689     Property Manager

Vacation Rental Beach Cottage in Anna Maria Island

2   2.0   Sleeps: 6   Pool: No    Pets: No
Nightly Rate: $142-$182   Minimum Stay: 4-7 nights

A lovely 2 bed and 2 bath property just moments from the beach - sleeps up to 6 Seabreeze Cottage is sit...

Ad # 1409281     Property Manager

Vacation Rental Beach Cottage in Anna Maria Island

2   1.0   Sleeps: 4   Pool: Yes Shared Pool   Pets: No
Nightly Rate: $220-$320   Minimum Stay: 4-7 nights

Starfish Cottage is the largest of a cluster of 3 properties surrounding a free form pool with waterfall - ...

Vacation Rental Beach Cottage in Anna Maria Island

1   1.0   Sleeps: 2   Pool: Yes Shared Pool   Pets: No
Nightly Rate: $149-$116   Minimum Stay: 4-7 nights

Shell Cottage is a cozy 1 bed and 1 bath cottage sharing a free form pool - sleeps up to 2 Shell Cottage...

Vacation Rental Beach Cottage in Anna Maria Island

1   1.0   Sleeps: 2   Pool: Yes Shared Pool   Pets: No
Nightly Rate: $157-$248   Minimum Stay: 4-7 nights

Seahorse Cottage is a spacious 1 bed and 1 bath property sharing a free form pool - sleeps up to 2 The p...

Ad # 1409475     Idyllic Holiday Properties

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Anna Maria Island - Beach Information - Fun Things to Do - Tips

Unique and unspoiled, Anna Maria Island, with its seven-mile stretch of white sands, traditional clapper-board houses and friendly people, is truly once visited, never forgotten. It's easy laidback lifestyle makes it perfect for a romantic getaway or family holiday. There's so much to enjoy from glorious beaches where you can watch an abundance of wildlife, including playful dolphins, to activities such as golfing, fishing from the piers, tennis, boules and water sports. Cycle or take advantage of free trolley buses to visit markets, craft shops and boutiques scattered round the island. And, when it comes to food, there really is something for everyone from casual beach bars and bistros to exclusive restaurants serving candlelit dinners.

Surfing For All Levels

Surfing in Anna Maria Island, FL Whether you're an advanced surfer or want to try this exhilarating sport for the the first time, Anna Maria Island offers superb opportunities. Anna Maria Island's best surfing can be found off the White Avenue beach. All levels of surfers can be catered for and lessons are available. The floor of the Gulf of Mexico offers very favorable surfing conditions. The surf isn't world class, but on rough days all levels of surfers can be found on the beach. If you are vacationing at Anna Maria Island with the kids and want to really get them involved in the water and make the most of local area you have to check out one really popular event, which takes place over 8 weeks each summer, Eternal Summer Surf Camp. Bringing in over 200 sign ups from children each year is hugely popular and is free for them to attend. The surf camp was set up by surfers and operates solely on donations from people and organizations. It is situated between Park and White Avenue on the island and gets very busy so it is best to book your place whilst you're making your booking with us for your place to stay.
Fishing From Beach, Pier Or Boat

With the sea on your doorstep fishing is a popular pastime for most coastal cities in Florida. Fishing On Anna Maria Island you can rent equipment and fish from the Rod and Reel or City piers, or from the beaches and jetties around the island. Just don't forget to arrange a fishing permit ahead of your trip. For a town so small, the fact that there are two fishing piers on offer is nothing short of impressive. The City Pier stretches 700 feet out into the bay, while the Rod and Reel Pier, just a few hundred yards away, is half that size. Both offer great vantage points onto the bay, and they are not that far from the pass, so there is always the chance of a nearshore beauty along with the inshore favorites!
It's no surprise that an island with sandy beaches offers up great surf fishing options. These white stretches contrast beautifully with the crystal blue waters of the bay and Gulf, giving you the perfect setting to camp for the day. Whether Gulf-side or in the shallows, there are miles and miles to explore, with jetties only adding to the prime locations on offer. Most locals like to get out first thing in the morning or last thing before sunset. This is when the fish come close by to feed. Head to the southern beaches facing the Gulf, where the strong current will give you an advantage, and it will make sure that you do not get tangled up with any swimmers! If you are looking to hit the bay, then wading in the Sarasota Bay or Palma Sota is sure to land you some rewards. Everything from family trips and reef fishing to shark fishing is available for you to try.
Sail Away On An Adventure

Sailing A multitude of boat trips offer you a chance to explore and enjoy the coast and ocean in Florida. Sailing adventure trips from Anna Maria Island offer you a different perspective, the freedom of the ocean, the chance to watch the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico or experience a feast of nature. Enjoy sightings of dolphins, manatees, anhingas, cormorants, osprey, bald eagle and views beyond compare. Dolphins Going on a Sailboat Cruise while vacationing on Anna Maria Island couldn't get any easier, just go to the Mainsail Marina located in Holmes Beach, right across the street from the only gas station on the island. Daily Excursions & Private Charters for up to 11 persons, Complimentary Bottled Water & Parking! BYOB / Pack a Picnic / Catering Available.

Kathleen D. Sailing Catamarans: Keys Marina 5501 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217 If a fun and relaxing sailing excursion is more your style, you'll love Kathleen D. Sailing Catamarans. Options include dolphin watches, Egmont Key excursions, sunset sails, and private charters for up to 20 people.