Plan a seaside escape with an Anna Maria Island vacation rental
Sometimes called Anna Maria Key, the barrier island of Anna Maria enjoys its location south of Tampa Bay along Florida's southern coast. Over the years, the island has gained a reputation as one of the most visited locations in Florida thanks to its pristine beaches, varied wildlife and natural resources that attract scholars of biology and marine biology too.
The island offers plenty of recreational activities to keep all its visitors occupied. Book your vacation home on Anna Maria Island and bring the family along for the adventure.
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Popular Rental Amenities Anna Maria Island
Finding a vacation rental with a pool shouldn't be too hard Anna Maria Island. More than two-thirds of the rentals include one. Apartment rentals with pools Anna Maria Island are a great option for groups of 6 and usually cost around $1,017 per night. nearly all of Anna Maria Island's vacation rentals with pools are situated within two kilometres of water, divide your time between the pool and the waterfront
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Vacation Rental Price Information Anna Maria Island
The graph shows average prices of rentals Anna Maria Island for the next twelve months. Prices reach their highest point in March, where prices are an average of $1,343 a night (3/11 - 3/18). Prices are more affordable in October (10/8 - 10/15).
Rental Availability Information Anna Maria Island
Have a look at the above graph to see the global availability of vacation rentals Anna Maria Island. The busiest time to book a rental Anna Maria Island so far is in February (2/18 - 2/25), where only 9% rentals are available. Conversely, it is in July (7/29 - 8/5) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
The Weather Anna Maria Island
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Find the Anna Maria Island climate diagram. August is the warmest month Anna Maria Island with average maximum temperatures of 33°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 13° in February. January is the driest month.
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Where to find the best food Anna Maria Island?
Cuisine by the sea
Anna Maria Island has captivated the imagination of locals and visitors with its culinary surprises that span across award-winning bistros with a rich regional cuisine, and seafood preparations. The island's water-facing restaurants and cafés are best visited at sundown, for the full experience. Rotten Ralph’s offers diners breezy sea views from its open air deck. Beach Cabana impresses with its delicious conch fritters, plantains and mango crab cake. Pair those with a selection of chilled Caribbean beers. Family-friendly Hurricane Hank’s Bar & Grill even lets you turn up in your beach clothes! Enjoy their chicken fingers, deep fried shrimp and fish served with french fries.
Melinda’s Café in Holmes Beach is a good bet for authentic tamales, quesadillas and burritos, and has a hearty all-day breakfast menu. Savor some 'Floribean' food at the Sun House Restaurant and Bar as the sun sinks into the Gulf of Mexico (Floribean being a melange of Floridian and Caribbean cuisine).
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A good time to visit Anna Maria Island
With the sun shining warmly for a good part of the year, Anna Maria Island is a destination for visitors all year around. That said, the peak seasons are summer owing to school vacations, and spring when college students arrive to profit from all that sand and surf. Book your vacation rental on Anna Maria Island well in advance during this high season.
Fall is a good time to visit if you're looking for some peace and quiet, and there will be more available vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island. The year ends on a beautiful note as islanders celebrate Christmas and New Year with much fervor.
What are the top sights Anna Maria Island?
Things to do and see
The island boasts not just beautiful beaches but also an eventful history. Schedule a visit to the Anna Maria Island Historical Society where exhibits recount the discovery of the island by the Timucuan and Caloocan tribes, and the Spanish explorers who arrived later. For some outdoor fun, embark on a charter fishing trip, or hire kayaks or bicycles to explore little pockets of the island. Downtown Bradenton hosts a farmers market where fresh veggies, meats, cheeses and organic products are sold; pick some goodies for an intimate family dinner at your Anna Maria Island vacation rental.
Animal lovers, take note of the sea turtles that come to nest on the shores and are fiercely protected by locals. Bald eagles, pelicans, cranes, wild parrots, sand pipers, osprey, seagulls and an entire gamut of bird life seek refuge on the Anna Maria Island annually.
What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Anna Maria Island?
Island art and culture
The Bradenton’s Village of the Arts houses interesting artist residences and galleries where you can pick up quirky gifts to take back home.
Catch a concert by the Anna Maria Island Community Choir and Orchestra, or a theatrical production by the Island Players Theater which is the oldest community theater in Manatee County. The Studio at Gulf and Pine regularly collaborates with poets, artists, musicians, performers and writers, and also hosts exhibitions, drama workshops, music and literary events. Each November, locals await ArtsHOP which features a gallery walk, performances by musicians, the Island Players and by the AMI Chorus and Orchestra. Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach hosts the Bridge Street Festival which features entertainment including artists, entertainers and merchants.
Where are the unique attractions Anna Maria Island?
Excursion destinations from Anna Maria Island
Plan a visit to Holmes Beach where shopping options, beach cafés and restaurants will keep families occupied for hours. A trip to Bradenton Beach is highly recommended to relive the old Florida charm — take a walk along the docks and admire the friendly seagulls. A drive to the nearby town of Sarasota will earn you more speciality shops, shopping villages, indie boutiques and flea markets. Other popular excursions include Whitney Beach, Manatee Beach and Coquina Beach, all which offer a great selection of cozy Anna Maria Island vacation rentals.
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What are the must-see attractions Anna Maria Island?
Enjoy a relaxed break on Anna Maria Island in Florida
Anna Maria Island Historical Museum
Learn about the island's history in this lovingly cared-for museum. Among photographs and artefacts, you can also send the kids on a scavenger hunt.
Anna Maria City Pier
Enjoy delicious seafood and views over the ocean in the enclosed deck or out in the open air right next to Bayfront Park. Dolphins can commonly be spotted here, too.
Manatee Public Beach
Relax on beautiful white sands and go swimming or boating here. There are a range of handy facilities including changing cabins and local eateries.
This is a tranquil spot where you can spend the day sunbathing by the water or exploring the local boutiques near the seafront.
The beach area at the very tip of the island is a must-see, with wonderful views and the best of the laid-back Floridian atmosphere. It’s a popular spot to collect beautiful seashells.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Anna Maria Island?
Accommodation prices Anna Maria Island start at $184 per night.
What is the typical availability of House rentals Anna Maria Island?
We found 7,665 vacation homes Anna Maria Island available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Anna Maria Island?
When looking to book a vacation home Anna Maria Island, the most requested amenities include Internet, TV, and Pool.
How many House rentals and Apartment rentals can I find Anna Maria Island?
Anna Maria Island has 7,665 House rentals and Apartment rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Anna Maria Island?
Yes, there are 1,629 pet-friendly vacation rentals Anna Maria Island, with an average nightly price of $1,089.
What's the best month to visit Anna Maria Island?
The warmest time of year Anna Maria Island is August and June, with the nightly price of a vacation home starting at $184.
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