Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island Sunset

Anna Maria Island is a Florida Gulf Coast barrier island located west of Bradenton and north of Longboat Key. Seven miles of white sand beaches line the island. The island is home to the cities of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach.

Don’t worry about driving. Take the free Island Trolley. Download the myStop app to your mobile device from the Apple Store or Google Play Store. You can also pick up a map with the stops at various businesses.

Anna Maria

Anna Maria is located at the northern tip of the island. Along with shopping and great food, you must check out the following:

  • Anna Maria City Pier
  • Rod & Reel Pier
  • Bean Point Beach
  • AMI Historical Society Museum
  • Anna Maria Jail
  • Historic Pina Avenue
  • Anna Maria Island Bayfront Park

Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach is located in the middle of the island. Being the largest of three cities, it has miles of sandy gulf beaches. Manatee Public Beach has picnic tables, grills, concessions, volleyball, and much more. You can swim, jet ski, parasail, and fish. Don’t miss out on some of the best casual and fine dining, many with spectacular sunset views.

Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach is located on the south end of the island connecting the island to Longboat Key.

  • Bradenton Beach City Pier
  • Historic Bridge Street
  • Cortez Beach
  • Coquina Beach
  • Coquina Park
  • Coquina Bayside
  • Leffis Key Nature Walk
  • Herb Dollan Park
  • John Chappie Park
  • Katie Pierola Sunset Park
  • Lou Barolo Park

Anna Maria Island by Boat

While seeing the island by land is great, you will get a total different perspective by seeing it by water. Captain Sal offers boat tours of the island along with surrounding keys. See the island on a beautiful sunny day or take in a breathtaking sunset by boat. Give Captain Sal a call at 727-641-9481 to book a boating adventure.

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