Let me tell you a little bit about Anna Maria island and surrounding area's that makes this a one of a kind florida vacation spot!
Anna maria island is a 7 mile long barrier island off the west coast of florida that consists of 3 small city's - anna maria city , Holmes Beach, and bradenton beach
You are with in Walking distance from our rental property to shopping , restaurants ,local bars and beach
On south end of island is
Bradenton beach - walk down bridge street for restaurants, shopping , putt putt golf and enjoy the night life of the bars on bridge street or catch a sunset at beach house restaurant located on the beach
In the center of island there is
Holmes beach -you are in walking distance from our rental property to Island shopping center
where you'll find shopping,great restaurants , and fun local bars with weekend entrainment and walking. Distance to library
On the North end of island is -anna maria city
have lunch and drinks on the deck of sandbar restaurant located directly on the beach or watch our beautiful sunsets from the inside dinning room for a more quite less casual atmosphere
Stroll down historic pine ave
Where you'll see cute shops with the old island flare ..you might like to stop for some ice cream or learn about anna maria island history at the historical society maybe take a picture at old city jail or take a look at anna maria's first church Roser memorial community church ...
at the end of pine street you'll also find historic anna maria city pier where you can take your fishing pole ,watch others fish , have a beer or you can just get a bite to eat at anna maria city pier restaurant casual dinning
while seeing breathtaking water views , wildlife and if your lucky enough you can see dolphins playing in the ocean
Also anna maria island is known to great small town parades for the holiday's Christmas , st. Packtrics day and 4th of july .
..if you come during the 4th of july you 'll get to see 3 day's of firework displays on beach or over the water 2nd ,3rd,4th at mar vista ,beach house and sandbar restaurant's
Let's not forget anna maria is known for their white powder sand beaches we have some of the most beautiful beaches on the west cost of Florida
The Local area amenities that are all with in feet of our vacation rental property are...
Free AMI trolley stop at end of street
Public - boat ramp, tennis courts, basket ball court, baseball field, skateboard park, small children's play ground, library and during winter season Holmes beach city field host craft festivals on most weekends and friday of the month music festivals witch are practically in your back yard ..
You can walk , ride bikes, rent golf carts ,scooters or catch free trolley to go just about any where on AMI no need for a car
If your after Florida's nature you can spend the day at the beach
Or go for hike ,ride a bike or kayak though robinson's preserve
You can also go further down south over long boat pass bridge to Longboat key to see million dollar homes where some of the rich and famous have called this place home
Or you can stop in at world renown mote marine laborites to see sealitfe up close
Or you could spend the day shopping and having lunch at beautiful St. Armand's circle
If your more into the arts you can travel to sarasota county to see the arts of ringling Museum , go to a play at the aslo theater , or spend the day at selbe gardens some of the most beautiful tropical gardens on the west cost
sarasota is also home to jungle gardens where you can see bird and reptile shows , and sarasota has the # 1 art school in united state where artist from disney have gone to school
You can travel east of AMI to the ellenton outlet mall to find great deals on designer brand shopping
For you thrill seekers
We are also are about an hour away from Tampa where you can have a fun day riding roller costars at bush gardens or spend hot days at adventure island tampa's water park
Also in Tampa there are attractions like florida aquarium , Mosi (museum of science and industry,) Salvador Doli museum and so much more
Orlando is around a 2 hour drive away
orlando is home to disney and other theme parks like universal studios and sea world
So what ever your likes are there is something for everyone on AMI or surrounding areas
so come see all the beauty and fun AMI and the surrounding areas have to offer for a one of a kind florida vacation experience !