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Best island sand in the United States according to Conde Nast

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Palm Isle Village Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Anna Maria Island's Coquina Beach: Best island sand in United States.Coquina Beach has put Anna Maria Island at the top of the list for best island in the United States for its perfect white sand, according to a Condé Nast Traveler’s reader survey.

Coquina’s sand was ranked fifth-best in the world in the Condé Nast Traveler’s readers’ choice awards for “top island beaches for perfect sand.”

The cottages at Palm Isle Village are some of the finest and most favored vacation properties on Anna Maria Island. We are always very proud to recommend o our vacationers and no one can say it isn't a special place to spend quality time with friends and family. With so many indulgent, delightfully tropical features, it becomes difficult to discern precisely what makes them so exceptional. It’s just all so fabulous!

It could be swaying palm trees and lush bougainvillea thriving around a heated pool for shady relaxation when you need a beach break. And speaking of which, Palm Isle Village is right across the street from the Gulf of Mexico and our glistening, powder soft sand. Widow watches surround the property so you can climb up the spiral staircases and get lost in the open water views and endless sunsets. And after such an inspiring vista, you’ll want to get out and explore the rest of Anna Maria Island. A stop for our free, air conditioned is just around the corner and offers a leisurely ride around all of our seven miles. There is designer furniture throughout all the units and each vacation cottage has its own courtyard with plenty of privacy from tall fences. Palm Isle 3203 in particular has just added a new sleeper sofa, chair, and ottoman in the living room. A cobalt blue, coastal print adds a touch of whimsy to the living room and makes a lasting impression for your vacation memories.

Palm Isle 3203 can accommodate up to six guests in two bedrooms, two bathrooms and they’re all stocked with hotel quality, professionally laundered linens. King and queen mattresses are available in the bedrooms while the living room offers a sleeper sofa. The layout is cozy, but not cramped and Florida sunshine pours through the sliding glass doors leading out the back where a propane grill and outdoor dining table are waiting for your big vacation cookout.

Should you need to work during a stay in, the free wireless internet connection is strong and the dining room can serve as a charming makeshift office. Readers will love vacationing here due to well stocked, built in bookshelves which you can also find in the bedrooms. Wake up in those feather soft sheets, grab a paperback and head straight out the patio for morning coffee – access to the patio is available straight from the bedrooms.

Perhaps what makes Palm Isle Village so unique is all these lovely features are available in one location. But why don’t you decide for yourself by booking a week’s vacation.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Susan LeBeau
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016

About Susan LeBeau

We live in upstate NY and have found Anna Maria thru our good friends who have been going to this island for over 20 years.

Susan LeBeau purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Susan LeBeau chose Holmes Beach

This island is like stepping back in time. No high rises, no fast food drive just sun and sand and beautiful blue water. Everything you might need is just steps away and for trips a little further there is the free trolley.

What makes this cottage unique

The private patio and beautiful pool within steps of the beach makes this a great location.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our visit and will book this home for our future stays here on AMI.

We have been coming here for 7 years and your home was by far the best for our growing family.
May 2015
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based on 28 traveler reviews

Best island sand in the United States according to Conde Nast
average rating of 4.964286 based on 32 reviews

Amazing home, great location with access to pool and beach!

  • 5 of 5

The property is just wonderful. The location offers access to a private pool shared by only a few other property residents. The location is also directly across the street from the beach so you get the best of both worlds - pool and ocean. The home itself was very well equipped and comfortable for the 4 of us with a beautiful kitchen and very nice, updated and spotless clean bathrooms. There is a private patio and BBQ for outdoor lounging. It's close to a Walgreens and a grocery store in case there's anything you forgot at home. I would rent this home again and again! Enjoyed ourselves and it was a very relaxing vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most relaxing vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

Owners were very helpful in providing suggestions for places to eat and things to do. Condo was very neat, clean, modern, pretty, comfortable. Pool was great.

Initially front door lock was broken, but we didn't have to wait long for someone to come open it. This made us worried about what else we'd find on the inside but we were pleasantly surprised at how warm and inviting it was. It also had every appliance and type of linen you'd need. The only thing we had to provide was food, Great place to stay. Very nice owners. Would recommend it for a nice relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation for our Family! We loved Anna Maria Island & Palm Isle Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time on Anna Maria Island.Palm Isle Cottage is situated in an ideal location, close to beach access, Publix Grocery store and shopping. Lots of fun places to eat! The kids loved the homemade doughnut shop! We had 2-visits there:)) We loved everything about this vacation home.It has a great feel to it.We appreciated all the small touches that made the cottage feel homey and comfortable.We miss it and look forward to visiting again! Thanks so much to Susan &Jim it was great planning our vacation with you! The Green Family :))

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you could ask for on a relaxing beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway home replete with volumes of summer reading in which to immerse oneself. Loved the layout of the cottage. Both bedrooms and living room open up to the private back patio. Pool is just a few steps beyond patio through a private gate. Widow walk is great for early morning reflection and bird's eye view of surroundings.

Since the property is right across the street from the beach, it is easy to pack up a cooler for lunch and run back if you forget anything. The beach is simply lovely white sand and away from the crowds found further up and down the way. Beach towels, umbrella, chairs, etc. were provided. So much within easy walking distance including restaurants, pharmacy, grocery, bank, etc. Owners were extremely helpful, provided us with loads of information prior to our arrival, and responded quickly to all correspondence. This place is a true gem that we would return to in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, comfortable, well maintained and clean

  • 5 of 5

Everything needed for a great week on AMI. In addition to the beach we enjoyed the variety of books and yoga classes at the AMI Center. We hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wow. This home set the bar high for future vacations!

  • 5 of 5

We chose Palm Isle for our first family vacation with our three children, ages 8, 6 and 3. We could not ask for more. This home was absolutely beautiful, with full kitchen and laundry, which we all know is crucial for families. The beach was about a 5-minute walk one way and shopping and food, such as Walgreens and Subway, was 5 minutes the other way. The kids loved that the pool was literally in the backyard. It was a huge plus that beach towels were available for our use, which saved us from having to pack. I truly cannot express what a wonderful place this was for our children's first time seeing the ocean. The kids cannot wait to return next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
various locations nearby
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
bradenton area
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
variuos locations
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
bradenton, coquina
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Palm Isle Village Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
winter holiday season
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
xmas/new years
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Palm Isle Village Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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