Anna Maria Island
Laidback and Natural.
The tropical, sun-kissed ambiance of Anna Maria Island awaits just across the bridge from Bradenton. A seven-mile strip of beautiful white-sand beaches lines Anna Maria Island, set perfectly between the turquoise Gulf of Mexico and the mainland. Also found on Anna Maria Island, at the southern mouth of Tampa Bay, are the cities of Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria and Holmes Beach. Strict regulations govern the type of buildings and businesses allowed on Anna Maria Island to maintain its historical charm. Enjoy excellent dining, from fishing shack grouper sandwiches to 5-star quality restaurants, as well as great shopping throughout the island. Come for a visit – you just may feel as though you have journeyed back in time.
From sports attractions and stage performances to museums, breweries, shopping venues and more, there’s a world of exciting things to see, do and experience near Anna Maria Island.