8 Best Beaches on Anna Maria Island, Florida

Aishwarya Karwa Jul 11, 2019
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A barrier island at the southern tip of Tampa Bay between the Peninsular Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, Anna Maria Island has a ravishing 7-mile shoreline. Pack your bags, put up your swimsuit, as the wonderful beaches of Anna Maria Island await you for a fun-filled summer vacation!

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Anna Maria Beach

A paradise for vacationers who want to be afar from the urban rumpus! Lie down on the beach's sands, languorously and catch some rays.

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Manatee Public Beach

With family, the beach vacation becomes more fun! Hit the popular public beach along with your family and indulge in some fun beach activities.

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Bradenton Beach

Limpid waters, pristine sugar-sands and great fishing piers here make this beach a must-visit place. Its various art galleries and the historical museum attract a lot of visitors.

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Bean Point Beach

Hike all the way to this beach, a hidden gem of the area. The scenic beach vistas, majestic sunset and amazing wildlife sightings here, are all worth the effort.

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Coquina Beach

Covering the southern end of the island, this beach has the longest belt of sands, making it perfect for leisurely strolls, biking and running. You can also enjoy picnicking at the beach area surrounded with the palm trees.

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Holmes Beach

Be it a relaxing vacation, fishing trip or a thrilling water sport adventure, you can rejoice all of the activities at the Holmes beach. Or you can just spread out the towel, take a sunbath and admire the emerald gulf waters.

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Cortez Beach

Popular for its old Florida charm, this beach has tranquil settings where visitors of all ages can enjoy a plethora of beach activities and water sports.

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Palmetto Avenue Beach

Amble along this beach and find some of the unique shells washed ashore by the waves. The beach has a multitude of coffee shops, bars, restaurants and parks.