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A Visitors Guide to Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch

If you are planning on visiting Anna Maria Island (AMI) in Florida, you’re probably looking forward to exploring the wildlife in the area, including sea turtles. Sea turtle nesting is common in the local area, and there are a lot of conservation efforts that focus on protecting sea turtles and their hatchlings. One of the top organizations looking out for the best interests of sea turtles is Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch, usually shortened to AMITW. Photo Credit: tammyrosenfeld0101 via Instagram By visiting AMITW, a non-profit organization in the area, you can learn more about birds, turtles, and [...]


Travel Guide: Closest Airports to Anna Maria Island

If you are planning on taking a trip to Anna Maria Island, you might be looking for an airport you can fly into. Regardless of whether you are flying into Tampa Bay, Orlando, or some other city in Florida, you need to think about the closest airport to AMI. There are plenty of vacation rentals in the area, and many of the airports give you access to a rental car for your getaway. What is the nearest airport you should consider if you are flying into AMI? Take a look at a few options below. 1. Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, [...]


Your Guide to the 9 Best Pizza Places on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island, Florida, offers plenty of sun and fun, but what about food? Anna Maria Island, or AMI, delivers when you’re in the mood for some pizza. Pizza lovers are in for a real treat while visiting this beautiful “slice” of paradise. Anna Maria City, Holmes Beach, and Bradenton Beach offer something for every taste, from a slice of pepperoni to gluten-free options. Try a taco pizza or a calzone and have some of the best pizza Anna Maria Island has to offer.  With so many options, it can be hard to pick one. Anna Maria Island restaurants offer [...]

2022-06-09T01:57:58+00:00Blog, Dining|

The Best Spots for Breakfast on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island (or AMI) is a little paradise waiting to be explored. White sand beaches, surf, and sun make this a perfect year-round Gulf of Mexico destination. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere as the gulf breeze carries the scents of delicious food and the sea. After you’ve settled into your vacation rental, it’s time to find the best breakfast Anna Maria Island offers. You’ll find anything you can imagine just a few steps from your door. Anna Maria Island chefs know better than most how to make delicious breakfasts. With so many fantastic breakfast options, it’s nearly impossible to [...]

2022-06-09T01:58:07+00:00Blog, Dining, Reviews|

Your Insider Guide to Anna Maria Island Downtown

If you are planning a visit to Florida, you are probably thinking about visiting Anna Maria Island. This is one of the most beautiful places for families and has a wide variety of activities to do in the downtown area. While you might be thinking about checking out one of the many amazing beaches, like Bean Point Beach, there are plenty of other attractions in this downtown Gulf Coast paradise. Take a look at some of the top activities to do in the downtown area, and get ready to take advantage of everything this beautiful place has to offer during [...]

2022-06-09T01:58:14+00:00Blog, Shopping|

9 Incredible Places to Stay on Anna Maria Island

Are you looking for a beautiful place to stay in the Gulf Coast area of Florida? If so, you may have thought about Anna Maria Island. This is the perfect getaway for individuals, young couples, and families, with easy access to beachfront views. Regardless of whether you stay on Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, or a local beach resort, the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico are always waiting. Even though you can certainly stay at one of the Anna Maria Island hotels, it would be better for you to check out some of the local vacation rentals that provide [...]


Why You Need Jet Ski Rentals on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a spectacular seven-mile-long barrier island on Florida's Gulf Coast, protecting Tampa Bay. Its broad beaches have soft snow-white sands surrounded by clear ice-blue waters. There are also endless things to see and do on an Anna Maria Island vacation. For something unique and exciting, we highly recommend a jet ski rental while on the island. Jet skis are a perfect way to bounce around the island, providing easy access to the numerous wildlife refuges, mangroves, and inlets.   The Rules of Renting Jet Skis There are a few rules and requirements when booking drivable watercraft in [...]

2022-06-09T01:58:29+00:00Blog, Outdoor Activities|

Epic Anna Maria Island Rentals with Pools For Your Next Vacation

If you are looking for a beautiful place to go on vacation near the Gulf of Florida, then you should be looking for Anna Maria Island vacation rentals. While the beaches are incredible on Anna Maria Island, it's such a nice treat to also have pool access from your beach house or condo. There are plenty of fantastic options to rent a beautiful beach house with beachfront views or immediate access on Anna Maria Island, or AMI. From the city of Anna Maria in the north end of the island, to Holmes Beach in the center, all the way down [...]

2022-03-29T21:10:59+00:00Blog, Reviews|

6 Best Places to Get Your Bike Rental Anna Maria Island

Looking for a great way to explore Anna Maria Island? Why not rent a bicycle! There are many places on the island where you can get your bike rental, and we're going to tell you all about them. Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride around the island or want to tackle some of the more challenging trails, there's a bike rental for you. Keep reading for our list of the best places to get your bike rental on Anna Maria Island! Anna Maria Island is one of Florida’s hidden gems, tucked just between Sarasota to the south and St. [...]

2022-03-29T18:55:29+00:00Blog, Outdoor Activities|

Best Lunch Spots on Anna Maria Island

There's more to Florida than sand and citrus. Florida is a fusion of cultures, colors, and tastes - gifted with 825 miles of sandy beaches, crystal-blue waters, and stunning sunsets. Anna Maria Island is a 7-mile long barrier island on Florida's Gulf Coast. The white sand beaches of Anna Maria Island and Bradenton are home to some of the best restaurants, tropical cafes, and waterfront dining in Florida. And lunch Anna Maria Island, one of the most beautiful islands in the world, can be just as memorable! Beach House Photo Credit: thebeachhouseami via Instagram The Beach House Waterfront [...]

2022-03-29T17:39:46+00:00Blog, Dining|
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