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Sun & Fun on Sandy Beaches at Runaway Bay.(Unit #254)

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 30 nights


Bradenton Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Vacation on a tranquil island embraced by the warm Florida sun. This quaint paradise getaway, known as Anna Maria Island, is complete with the 'Old Florida Style' charm. Seven miles of warm-white sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico to swim, walk, relax, and collect shells.

Runaway Bay is a lovely vacation resort 100 yds. from the crystal blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We're located on beautiful grounds that include the largest heated swimming pool on the island, tennis courts, recreation room, sauna, exercise equipment, shuffleboard and a fishing pier.

Mother Nature puts on a nightly show as the sun makes its descent. Enjoying the exquisite sunsets is one of the most magical parts of island life. Free trolley service, with a stop in front of the complex, can transport you to all the attractions on the island.

This non-smoking unit is over 1100 sq ft (2 bedrooms, 2 baths) with a screened in lanai which is quiet and peaceful. It is conveniently located close to Sarasota Airport (20 minutes) and the Tampa (TPA) Airport (45 minutes). Also, close to major Florida attractions including; Busch Gardens (45 minutes), Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World (2 hours).

Members of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Gary and Emma Hayward
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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What makes this condo unique

Anna Maria is a relaxing, family-oriented island perfect for beachcombing, bicycling, and spectacular sunsets. AMI offers great dining with fresh locally caught fish/seafood right off the boat. A good place to escape and rewind.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Sun & Fun on Sandy Beaches at Runaway Bay.(Unit #254)
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Litte Slice of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We have now stayed twice in this super condo. We are so glad we found it on VRBO. Both times we have found it very clean and happy bright. The condo provides us with what we need. We have laughed that we are very content here with so little of our own personal belongings. Guess that tells us something. The location is perfect for the bay (can see from the living area window); the pool (just a short walk to a very large heated saltwater pool); and the gulf (walk across the street to view the sunsets or walk the beach). As golfers, we have been able to find super golf courses and can't wait to go again. And we have done great day trips from this location (Punta Gorda, Arcadia, Apollo Beach to name a few). The lucky owners of this condo have been super to work with. Will we be returning, you bet!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hahira, Georgia

Wonderful Condo - -Clean and Super Close to the Beach

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from staying at this condo and we had a fantastic time. The condo was spacious and clean. Everything you needed to feel right at home was provided including lots of sand toys that my son enjoyed. The pool at the complex is large and very nice and the beach is literally a two minute walk across the street. Would highly recommend staying here!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleveland Heights, OH


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week here and came away feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. From the moment we entered the condo we felt right at home! It was very clean, bright, comfortable, and stocked with everything we needed for the week! We loved the salt water pool and the easy access to the beach across the street. The location was fantastic and we were able to enjoy many of the fantastic restaurants and shops on the Island. We are already talking about returning next year and plan on staying in this condo again!!!! YOU WILL LOVE IT!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Carolina

The perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

My family of five spent the last week here and it was just what we were looking for. The condo was clean, cool and very well stocked with kitchen and beach supplies. The beach is a short walk across the road, and was very clean and quiet. We loved walking the beach and collecting shells. The water is calm and the perfect temperature. Early morning runs gave us the opportunity to watch the sunrise on the bay side, and evening walks on the beach gave us the pleasure of sunsets. We even spotted dolphins and a skate! There is a great bowling alley on Cortez if it rains! Lots of great restaurants and ice cream!

Thank you for sharing your Florida home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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D.C. Metro area

Wonderful place to spend at a beach without the crowds

  • 5 of 5

Even though it was a short mini-vacation, this was a quaint little bit of Florida that I enjoyed visiting. The walk to the beach was very short and shore wasn't rocky at all. The water was clear and comfortable. It was also nice to have the option to swim in the pool. There are lovely restaurants in the area and easy access to groceries if you wanted to cook at the property. The room was comfortable and clean. I enjoyed reading and catching up on much needed rest and relaxation. If I were to go back, I'd definitely take more advantage of the trolley to see the area to explore. The local restaurants were great and if you like to shop, there are some nice shops within walking distance. Bring your camera because the views of the sunset are spectacular at the beach!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA

A great place to vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a week here and had a fantastic time. The condo was in excellent condition, clean, comfortable, and in a great location. We would walk to the beach every day (3 min walk) to bathe in the sun, read, float in the warm and calm ocean water, and see spectacular sunsets. By the way, there was no evidence of the BP oil spill at all! We even saw schools of fish in the ocean and several dolphins swimming about 100 yards off the beach. There are a lot of nice restaurants near by. We can't wait to go back for another vacation next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Free Island trolley service with a stop in front of the complex.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2016/17
Dec 16 2016 - Apr 15 2017
30 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 16 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

there is a separate "Runaway Bay" parking registration fee of $25 (cash) payable at the Office upon arrival.

Damage Deposit ($500) due at Booking

Full rental + cleaning fee and taxes 20 days prior to arrival.

Damage Deposit refunded within 20 days if the unit is left as it was found.

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Bradenton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , there is a Pack & Play in the unit and a cot also
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1) Pack and Play in unit, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
High Chair, Pack-n-play, umbrella stroller, beach chairs, beach toys, boogie boards, fishing poles, beach towels, beach umbrella, beach blankets

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