Category: Blog

Posted on 2/13/2024

6 Best Nail Salons on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is known for its calming ambiance, gentle waves, and serene sunsets - essentially, an idyllic spot to rest and recharge away from the hustle and bustle of other popular tourist destinations.

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Posted on 2/13/2024

7 Best Brunch Spots on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is not just a vacation destination for beautiful beaches, fishing, and Old Florida vibes. No, our beloved island is also a veritable foodie's paradise.

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Posted on 1/25/2024

9 Best Things to Do in Holmes Beach, FL

Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island is much more than just another beach getaway! Of course, you'd be remiss to visit Holmes Beach without visiting the iconic Manatee Beach which is a key part of this quaint town, but there are so many things to do besides sun, sand, and surf.

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Posted on 1/25/2024

Ultimate Guide to Shelling on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island, our beloved slice of paradise, is a dream destination on the Gulf Coast of Florida known for its clear waters, white sand beaches, and ample opportunities to find and collect gorgeous seashells. With mile after mile of sandy shoreline, it should come as no surprise that shelling is a favorite pastime among locals.

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Posted on 1/8/2024

Anna Maria Island Ferry: All You Need to Know

Picture yourself strolling down the historic Anna Maria City Pier, savoring fresh seafood at a beachside cafe, or browsing through unique boutique shops. Whether you're into water sports, sunbathing, or just enjoying a leisurely day, our beloved island offers a perfect mix of relaxation and fun.

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Posted on 12/25/2023

A Traveler's Guide to Longboat Key, FL

Longboat Key, a gem nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, is more than just a destination; it's a serene escape into a world of natural beauty and uniquely Floridian charm. It's also just a short drive away along the Gulf of Mexico Drive from Anna Maria Island.

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Posted on 12/25/2023

A Traveler's Guide to Bradenton Beach, FL

Situated on the southern end of Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Bradenton Beach is a vibrant community that epitomizes the charm and tranquility of Florida's Gulf Coast. Contrasting with the City of Anna Maria's artsy energy and Holmes Beach's Old Florida vibe, Bradenton Beach is more of a lifestyle — a unique blend of laid-back beach vibes and small-town coziness.

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Posted on 12/25/2023

A Traveler's Guide to Anna Maria, FL

Situated at the northern tip of Anna Maria Island, the town of Anna Maria is a gem that exudes the timeless charm of Old Florida. The town's distinctive character sets it apart from other areas of our beloved island, like the quieter areas of Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach.

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Posted on 11/22/2023

Ringing in the New Year on Anna Maria Island

As the year draws to a close, there's no place quite like Anna Maria Island to celebrate the transition into the new one. The island, enveloped by Florida's gentle embrace, offers a unique blend of scenic beauty, lively festivals and events, and a warm atmosphere.

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Posted on 11/21/2023

Deep Sea Fishing Guide to Anna Maria Island

Welcome to Anna Maria Island, a pristine paradise nestled off the Gulf coast of Florida, where the azure waves beckon fishing aficionados from all corners of the world. Whether you're waking up to the sound of the sea in one of our charming vacation rental homes or contemplating a visit, you're in for an aquatic treat.

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