Amazing Anna Maria Island is just under one hour’s drive south of Tampa International airport and 20 minutes from downtown Bradenton. With a stunning seven-mile strip of beautiful beaches, it’ll dazzle you with its breath-taking scenery and village like lifestyle. There is lots to see and do and the sugar-white sand beaches are perfect for everyone – very young families, large families, three generations and couples alike. The beaches boast fabulous barefoot dining restaurants where guests can sample the Island’s freshly caught seafood and local Florida cuisine whilst watching the sunset. Another great feature is Anna Maria’s accommodation, largely made up of homes and apartments from one bedroom to larger group party sizes and many of these are waterfront properties.Leave the car keys at your villa and enjoy exploring the island by foot, bike or on the free Island Trolley which takes visitors from North to South every 20 minutes.Always close to the soft, sandy beaches and warm gulf waters, the outdoor life is the main attraction. With unique animals from sea turtles to manatees and Florida bird life to watch in wonder; this is a true paradise for nature lovers.
Coquina Baywalk offers magnificent views with mangrove tunnels and stunning scenery, the natural parks and nature trails provide hours of exploration. Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, fishing and golfing, all within easy reach.Unique cafes, restaurants, home-made ice-cream parlours and pubs are a refreshing change from the large chains of the big cities. Visit fine bakeries for donut treats with a host of icings and toppings to choose from.
One of the main activities of locals and visitors alike is strolling along the astonishingly beautiful beaches looking for unique and stunning shells that have washed up on the shore. Pick up a shell identifying chart from one of the local shops and have fun at the end of the day locating the different shells collected.
Our Anna Maria Island villas are second to none with home-from-home luxuries and spacious rooms. Enjoy the privacy of your own villa with a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer utility room and private sparkling pool.
You and your loved ones will adore this home as the street stretches to both the Gulf of Mexico in the west and Tampa Bay to the east, you are only a two-block walk from multiple beaches! You can also explore the shopping, dining, and sightseeing of Pine Avenue, or visit the historic Anna Maria City Pier.
Unlike some tourist areas of Florida that are typified by endless rows of high rise apartment buildings and hotels, Anna Maria is an island of single family homes and small resorts. Enjoy many activities on your visit; swimming, snorkeling, beautiful sunsets, fishing, boating, sunset dining, picnicking, shopping, watching wildlife, golfing, bicycling, tennis (public courts on the island), para-sailing, jet ski or kayak.
A large range of villas gives our guests the best possible choice accommodating couples to large groups of families and friends. Spend a Florida evening at the pool and cook up a feast in the luxury of your own villa – perfect. Call one of our travel experts to start planning your Anna Maria Island Villa escape.