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South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
+1 941-792-5300
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

It was my kids’ first beach vacation. We went to Lido Beach day one, Bradenton Beach day two, and Siesta Key day three. They enjoyed Bradenton the most. Lido sand was pretty rough, Siesta Key’s sand was too fine and was a good quarter mile...More

6  Thank Kendra N
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 January 2013

the only beach with Life Guards. On 12.30.2012, my wife & I and our Guide Dog were removed from the beach by police at the request of the Life Guard Supervisor. We showed a Life Guard our papers for the dog (which was wearing a...More

10  Thank Raymond F
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All reviews white sand free trolley old florida anna maria island clear water clean sand across the street beautiful water siesta key free parking shops and restaurants laid back gulf of mexico plenty of parking fish saw dolphins shells
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Touring around South of Tampa on a Sunday we found Bradenton beach. Plenty of parking, yet fairly quiet. Beautiful White Sand. Dolphins rolling out of the breakers just offshore. Super little stores, cheap eats and great restaurants. The Ideal place, seems a little off the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were here with a group of over 40 people. We were served in a timely manner. We had the clams which were great. Also the Roast Beef sandwich was very good.There is seating outside.

Thank MRP57
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is really hard to beat the beauty and soft sand of these gulf coast beaches in Florida and I have lived along many beaches, even in CA. I love the easy access to this stretch of gulf beaches, the water is tremendous especially in...More

Thank RelaxinNCrusin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired of the hum drum run at Siesta Beach, try Bradenton or Coquina. Its better, Not as crowded and ample parking and more beach.

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travel around and today we went to Sarasota and siesta beach bites best beach in America. You can see why but it isn’t for us. We are about 50 years too young to be on it! Bradenton is not busy has great access to...More

4  Thank 718adrian
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

First trip here and forever in love 😍 The beaches were clean despite scare of red tide , no odors, white sandy beach and fairly clear water. We were hesitant but decided to keep our trip and it payed off, peaceful and serene.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Gulf side is just a great beach, and the sunsets, WOW. The Bay side is fishing and boating, if you like either this is a great spot

1  Thank Dadbo95
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My husband and I went to Bradenton Beach in May of 2018. We quickly fell in love with the white sandy beaches and the clear blue water! The people were friendly and we will return for sure!! The sunsets are incredible and we enjoyed the...More

1  Thank debginde
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice walk on the beach, just a few people around. Water was clear. Great to see the water is clear again after being affected with red tide earlier.

4  Thank James99946
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This condo is beautiful, comfortable and inviting. It sleeps 6 and is updated. It’s right on the beach and the views are amazing!

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4 August 2018|
Response from DblCrown | Reviewed this property |
Google Florida Fish Wildlife conservation commission red tide Anna Maria Island This is a very useful resource. Enjoy the Island.
24 June 2018|
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Response from jlhoffco | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. No construction currently on that end of the island. Bradenton beach construction wasn't that bad, and there is an easy way around it. But if you just don't want to deal with it at all during the day... More
11 June 2018|
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Response from Capt_America_IA | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week. Water is very warm and yes good shallow areas for kids as well. If the coast gets a little rough head to the bay side on Anna Marie. Very short drive and there is a couple of public beach areas. Try... More