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Manatee Public Beach

4000 State Road 64 and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“free parking” (46 reviews)
“pancakes” (34 reviews)
“all you can eat” (34 reviews)
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4000 State Road 64 and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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"free parking"
in 46 reviews
"pancakes"
in 34 reviews
"all you can eat"
in 34 reviews
"white sand"
in 28 reviews
"snack bar"
in 18 reviews
"volleyball nets"
in 19 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 14 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 13 reviews
"changing rooms"
in 13 reviews
"gift shop"
in 19 reviews
"live music"
in 15 reviews
"lots of parking"
in 11 reviews
"free trolley"
in 15 reviews
"drum circle"
in 8 reviews
"clear water"
in 12 reviews
"public bathrooms"
in 8 reviews
"restroom facilities"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is a very popular beach and has lots of parking. there are change rooms and a little bar with live music is afternoon

Thank mexicanbound5
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Way too crowded for me. We rode the trolley to manatee beach in the evening hoping it would have cleared out by then. No such luck! If you want quiet, this is not the place for you: However, there are a lot of fun things...More

Thank jessrenee347
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to make it down here two or three nights during our stay on AMI. Good music, good beer, and good food. They boys loved the chicken strips and fries. Outdoor bar has quick and friendly service. Recommend at least once during your stay.

Thank MisterSandals
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for vacation and heard about the fantastic pancake breakfast. It was great! Filled up my sons! We went to the beach later that day... beautiful as ever. Not too crowded... well for November! Will return one day!

Thank OhioMomof4boyz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to stop here to see the sea. Beautiful white sand, large beach area, loads of free parking. Restaurant, washrooms, boutiques to spend your money in. And did I mention the beach, we live it.

2  Thank Lulu M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just assumed we would see manatees here! We were not so lucky! It was a chilly March day, We were lucky enough to see large fish etc ! easy to get around here. Worth the visit. Parking is problematic. They expect you to just...More

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Straight ahead as you cross on to Anna Maria Island (AMI) is the popular, family friendly Manatee Public Beach. Compared to most of the other more secluded, off the beaten path beaches on AMI, this one offers beach goers all they need during their day...More

2  Thank TFopinion
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come to AMI every March. Our rental is located across the street from Manatee Public Beach. It gets crowded on the weekends. We like to go down a little way away from the crowds. They have clean bathrooms and changing rooms. It’s nice to...More

Thank MPechacek
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful day at the beach! Nice shop, free parking, cafe with lunch items and electric lemonade was good too!

Thank ntaulbee
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sunset and wild gulf on Tuesday, March 13. Always a popular activity on Anna Maria Island—viewing the sunset.

Thank mjhollyfrymoyer
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lorna2003
24 February 2018|
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Response from Reuben J | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, as the other comments have stated I would try and get there early. They are planning to complete some changes to the play and rest areas but I am unsure when or if they have been completed as yet.
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firefly331
12 April 2017|
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Response from Francis M | Reviewed this property |
I was at Manatee Beach are for almost 3 months and never saw Red Tide!
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Btallon7
13 March 2017|
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Response from _chrissanchez96 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, it is not dog-friendly.
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