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.
This pair of homes is perfect for your next trip to Anna Maria Island. Enjoy warm Florida sunshine, powdery sands, and a shared pool. And with two cottages, there’s room for everyone.
The gorgeous Solara Resort covers impressive 8-acres inclusive of a 13,000 sq.ft clubhouse, amenity centre and full service restaurant and bar. Excitingly packed with a huge selection of amenities to suit every age, you’ll be sure to have an amazing stay here. A fantastic pool area complete with splash pads, water slides and cabanas are ideal for families while the heated zero-entry pool is perfect for relaxation. Keeping active is easy; with a state-of-the-art fitness centre and an outdoor fitness lawn you can have fun and stay in shape. Get competitive with the family with a full-size sand volleyball court, basketball court and soccer field featuring stadium seating. While the adults unwind the young ones can hang out in the teen zone, where they will be welcomed with arcade and video games or step outside for fun in the outdoor playground area. Be sure to experience the brand new, state-of-the-art surf/wakeboard simulator; The Flow-Rider, for endless laughs with friends and family.
A prime location, Solara is just an eight miles from the fantastic Walt Disney World theme parks. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at one of Orlando’s famous eateries on your way to enjoy a day of squeals of delight and adventure at the main attraction. Not forgetting all the excitement at Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Island of Adventure and more, your townhouse is perfectly situated to nip backwards and forwards to enjoy all of Orlando’s attractions and enjoy being close enough to venture home for an hour of relaxation. Orlando is a shoppers dream so pack a light suitcase and treat yourself at one of the outlets or Mall of Millennia with everything from designer deals to the latest gadget. Golfers are spoilt for choice with a large number of breathtaking courses in the area; sport enthusiasts can opt for Orlando Magic basketball or Orlando City Soccer team plus Disney baseball. Drive a little further afield to Florida’s gulf coast and stroll on some of the best beaches in the world, watch dolphins at play or take a sunset cruise, it’s worth the trip. Hop in the car and drive East to Kennedy Space Centre and experience life as an astronaut or add on a luxury cruise from Port Canaveral.
The Solara Townhouse is a new build to 2018 and features a fabulously designed 5-bedroom, 4-1/2 bathroom design with all the comforts of home. This spacious well-appointed home features an all-new, modern kitchen with stainless-steel and granite worktops and provides dining seating for at least 8 people. A full range of cookware and utensils along with a high chair are all supplied for your family’s convenience! It’s a short trip to the large supermarkets so stocking up your townhouse is easy. Dine out options are plentiful with everything from themed dinner shows, American diners, sports bars and upscale restaurants to tempt your taste buds. Call one of our travelplanners 020 3542 8888 today for more information on our Anna Maria Island and Orlando Villa holiday.