Island Beaches

Manatee Country Beach on Anna Maria Island with blue sky, white sand and colorful beach umbrellas.

Manatee County Beach

Surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay and the Intercoastal Waterway, Anna Maria Island has seven miles of white, sandy beach.

Our beach houses are conveniently located a short walk from the beach which makes it easy to take advantage of one of the best beaches in Florida; an easy stroll in the morning to check the turtle nests, sunbathing or shelling during the day, or taking in the breathtaking sunsets in the evening.

Anna Maria Island Public Beaches

Manatee County Beach

In Holmes Beach, the Manatee County Beach is large, wide, and lifeguarded. This facility has public washrooms and a concession offering breakfast and lunch items. Kids love the beach store and the children’s playground.

Coquina Beach

Located at the southern end of the island in the city of Bradenton Beach, Coquina Beach is a lifeguarded beach with a large parking lot and treed areas for picnicking in the shade.

Beach on Anna Maria Island with colorful umbrella and grasses in foreground.

Bayfront Park

At the northern tip of the island, the Bayfront Park is located between the Rod and Reel Pier and the City Pier in Anna Maria. This bay side beach offers spectacular views of Egmont Key and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

Gorgeous Anna Maria Island Sunset

Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico