Anna Maria


Beaches

Manatee County Beach 4000 Gulf Drive at the end of Manatee Ave Restaurant on the beach
Playground
Lifeguards
Restrooms
Gift Shop
Bayfront Park Bay Blvd by the Anna Maria City Pier Picnic Area
Playground
Coquina Beach Gulf Drive South by Longboat Key Bridge

Picnic Areas
Boat Ramp
Lifeguards
Restrooms

Palma Sola Causeway Manatee Ave just west of Bradenton Restrooms
Boating
Boat Ramps
Pets Allowed
Anna Maria Beach Magnolia Ave and Gulf Blvd Parking in lot at the corner of Spring Ave and Gulf Drive


Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach Access spots are along all the numbered streets on the gulf side. Some offer parking, shade, benches, bike racks, showers, and trash receptacles.

Boating and Fishing

Non-residents age 16 or older require a Florida state fishing license.
No license is required on commercial piers or charter boats operated by licensed captains.

Anna Maria City Pier Pine Ave, Anna Maria (941) 779-1667
Rod and Reel Pier 875 North Shore Drive, Anna Maria (941) 778-1885
Bradenton Beach Marina 402 Church Ave N, Bradenton Beach (941) 778-2288
Keyes Marina 5501 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-1977
Island Marine 412 Pine Ave, Anna Maria (941) 778-1260
Cortez Fleet Deep Sea Fishing 4330 127th St W, Cortez (941) 794-1223

 

Recreational Rentals

Island Scooter Rentals 9908 Gulf Drive Suite B, Anna Maria (941) 726-3163
Beach Bums 427 Pine Ave, Anna Maria (941) 778-3316
Just 4 Fun Boat & Kayak Rentals 5358 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 896-7884
Anna Maria Island Bike Rentals & More 3902 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 896-6422
ABC Rentals 5352 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-3707
Fun and More Vacation Equipment & Supply Rentals Anna Maria Island (941) 462-2719
4 Fun and More Rentals Anna Maria (941) 462-2719
Seaduced Watercraft Adventures 11510 36th Ave W, Bradenton (941) 779-5228
AMI Beach Fun Rentals 3228 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 896-9780
FireSUP Inc. Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach (941) 705-1447
Cannons Marina 6040 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key (941) 383-1311
WaveSplash Watersports 402 Church Ave, Bradenton Beach (941) 822-3351

Charters Tours & Attractions

Captain Gus Loyal Marina Jack’s, Sarasota (941) 365-2161
Happy Peddler Kayak tours & EcoVentures Anna Maria (941) 773-1920
MV Minnow LLC Holmes Beach (941) 920-0092
TreeUmph Adventure Course 21805 SR 70 E, Bradenton (855) 322-2130
FireSUP, Inc. Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach (941) 705-1447
Fun & Sun Parasail, LLC 402 Church Ave, Bradenton Beach (941) 795-1000
Catherine’s Florida Charters Anna Maria Island (941) 893-9590
Spice Sailing Charters 902 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria (941) 704-0773
JM Snooky Kayak Charters 915 76th St NW, Bradenton (727) 459-5899
Captain Craig's Charters 3008 Taunton Dr W, Bradenton (941) 812-1402
Suncoast Fishing Charters 723 Jungle Queen Way, Longboat Key (941) 356-4318
Fishwater Charter Company Holmes Beach (941) 730-9601
Mainsail Lodge & Marina 5325 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 779-5228 
Zegway by the Bay 3220 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 565-2082
Cannons Marina 6040 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key (941) 383-1311
YOLO Parasail 4330 127th St W, Cortez (941) 792-6000
Red Barn Flea Market & Plaza 1707 First St E, Bradenton (941) 747-3794
 Smugglers Cover Golf 2000 Cortez Road W, Bradenton (941) 756-0043
Tampa Bay Rays One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg (727) 825-3137
Sharkslayer Fishing Charters Anna Maria Island (941) 840-4648

 

Theaters & Movies

Island Players Theatre 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria (941) 778-5755
Oakmont 8 Theaters 4801 Cortez Rd, Bradenton (941) 379-6684
Royal Palm Theaters 5125 26th Street E, Bradenton (941) 752-3796
Asolo Theatre Company 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota (941) 351-8000
Players Theatre 838 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota (941) 365-2494
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota (941) 366-9000
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota (941) 953-3368
Golden Apple Dinner Theatre 25 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota (941) 366-5454
Manatee Players 102 12th Street W, Bradenton (941) 748-5875
Sarasota Ballet 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota (941) 359-0099
Sarasota Opera 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota (941) 673-7212

Food

Fine Dining:    
Sign of the Mermaid 9707 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria (941) 778-9399
Beach Bistro 6600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-6444
Lobstahs 5337 Gulf Drive #500, Holmes Beach (941) 779-1000
Euphemia Haye 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key (941) 383-3633
Casual Dining:    
Skinny’s Place 3901 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-7769
Duffy’s Tavern 5808 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-2501
Hurricane Hank’s 5340 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-5788
Martini Bistro 5337 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 779-1000
Eat Here 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-0411
941 Deli 5337 Gulf Dr Suite 300, Holmes Beach (941) 778-3000
A Moveable Feast 5406 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-5092
Tortilla Bay 5318 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-3663
Island Gourmet Grill 5910 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-0333
Paradise Café & Bagels 3220 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 779-1212
Havana Cabana 5904 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 254-4999
Peach’s Restaurant 3240 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 779-0738
The Feast Restaurant 5406 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-5092
Ocean Star Sushi 3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-1236
China 1 3236 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 779-2933
Minnie’s Beach Café 5630 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-4140
Feeling Swell 9903 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria (941) 896-7879
Slim’s Place 9701 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria (941) 567-4056
Ruby’s Sub & More 9906 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria (941) 896-7844
Harrys Grill 9903 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria (941) 896-7879
Village Café At Rosedale 503 Pine Ave, Anna Maria (941) 896-8890
Ginny’s & Jane E’s 9807 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria (941) 778-3170
Blue Marlin 121 Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach (941) 896-9737
Bridge Street Bistro 111 Gulf Dr S, Bradenton Beach (941) 782-1122
Banana Cabana 103 Gulf Dr S, Bradenton Beach (941) 779-1930
Drift In 120 Bridge St, Bradenton, Beach (941) 778-9088
Olympic Café 6408 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton (941) 795-1699
BBQ:    
Mr. Bones 3007 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-6614
Waterfront Dining:    
Gulf Drive Café 900 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-1919
Beach Café 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-0784
Rod and Reel Pier 875 N Shore Dr, Anna Maria (941) 778-1885
Rotten Ralph’s 902 S Bay Blvd, Anna Maria (941) 778-3953
The Waterfront Restaurant 111 S Bay Blvd, Anna Maria (941) 778-1515
City Pier Restaurant 100 S Bay Blvd, Anna Maria (941) 779-1667
Bridge Tender Inn 135 Bridge Street, Bradenton (941) 778-4849
Tarpon Pointe Grill 801 Riverside Dr E, Bradenton (941) 746-8700
Pier 22 Restaurant 1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton (941) 748-8087
Beach House Restaurant 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach (941) 779-2222
Sandbar Restaurant 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria (941) 778-0444
Mar-Vista Dockside 760 Broadway, Longboat Key (941) 383-2391
Coffee Shops:    
Island Coffee Haus 5350 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 896-4870
The Divine Caffe 3228 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 896-9705
Ice Cream:    
Holy Cow Ice Cream 3243 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 779-0690
Stir it Up 5306 Holme Blvd, Holmes Beach (941) 251-4905
Two Scoops 101 S Bay Blvd, Anna Maria (941) 779-2422
Dips Ice Cream 9801 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria (941) 778-1706
Joe’s Eats & Sweets 219 Gulf Dr S, Bradenton Beach (941) 778-0007
Tyler’s Homemade Ice Cr 11904 Cortez Rd W, Cortez (941) 794-5333
Pizza:    
Solo’s Pizza 3244 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-8118
Domino’s Pizza 5600 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach (941) 778-6641
J Burns Pizza 308 Pine Ave, Anna Maria (941) 251-4070
Oma’s Pizza & Italian Rest 201 N Gulf Dr, Bradenton Beach (941) 778-0771

Family Activities

Bowling:    
Galaxy Lanes                4208 Cortez Rd, West Bradenton (941) 758-8838
Mini Golf:      

Smuggler’s Cove                  

2000 Cortez Rd, Bradenton

(941) 756-0043

Fish Hole  115 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach

(941) 778-3388

Zoo:    
Lowry Park Zoo 7530 N Blvd, Tampa (813) 935-8552
Theme Park:    
Busch Gardens 10001 N Malcolm McKinley Dr, Tampa (888) 800-5447
Water Park:     
Adventure Island  10001 N Malcolm McKinley Dr, Tampa (888) 800-5447
Tours:    
Myakka Safari Tours  Myakka River State Park, SR 72  (941) 365-0100
Sarasota Bay Kayak Tours 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota (941) 388-4200
 YOLO Parasail       4330 127th St W, Cortez    (941) 792-6000
 Florida Wheels Roller Rink   3611 Third St W, Bradenton  (941) 747-8602
 Riverwalk               101 Waterfront Drive, Bradenton  

 Miss Pass-A-Grille

 801 Pass-A-Grille Way, St. Petersburg  (727) 367-9833

O’Brien Family Farms

16505 E SR 64, Bradenton  (941) 896-4811
TreeUMPH! Adventure Course  21703 75th Ave E, Bradenton    (941) 322-2130
Lake Manatee State Park  20007 Florida 64, Bradenton  (941) 741-3028
Hunsader Farms  5500 CR 675, Bradenton      (941) 322-2168

Sports

Tennis:    
Anna Maria Community Center 407 Magnolia (941) 778-1908
Holmes Beach City Courts 539 62nd St, Holmes Beach (941) 748-4501
IMG Tennis Center 5500 34th St W, Bradenton (941) 729-9599
Solana Vista Apartments 5501 Fishermans Dr, Bradenton (866) 578-7030
Cedars Tennis Club 645 Cedars Ct, Longboat Key (941) 383-6426
Bayfront Park Recreation Center 4072 Florida 789, Longboat Key (941) 316-1988
Golf:    
Manatee County Course 6415 53rd Ave, Bradenton (941) 792-6773
Palma Sola Golf Course 3807 75th St W, Bradenton (941) 792-7476
River Run Golf Links 1801 27th St W, Bradenton (941) 747-6331
Buffalo Creek 8100 Erie Rd, Palmetto (941) 776-2611
River Club 6600 River Club Blvd, Bradenton (941) 751-4211
Rosedale 5100 87th St E, Bradenton (941) 756-0004
Imperial Lakewoods 6907 Buffalo Rd, Palmetto (941) 747-4653
Heather Hills 101 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton (941) 755-8888
Races:    
DeSoto Speedway 21000 East SR 64, Bradenton (941) 748-3171
Sarasota Kennel Club 5400 Bradenton Rd, Sarasota (941) 355-7744
Ball:    
AMF Bradenton Bowling Lanes 4208 Cortez Rd, Bradenton (941) 758-8838
Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club 1611 9th St W, Bradenton (941) 747-3031

Museums & Galleries

Anna Maria Island Historical Museum
402 Pine Ave, Anna Maria
Tues-Sat 10-1
www.amihs.org
(941) 778-0492
Artists Guild Gallery of Anna Maria
5414 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach
Open 10-5 Daily Sat 10-4
www.amiartistsguildgallery.com
(941) 778-6694
Anna Maria Island Art League
5312 Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach
M W F 10-2 Sat by appt.
www.islandartleague.org
(941) 778-2099
Village of the Arts
1113 12TH St W, Bradenton
Mon-Sat 10-6
First Fridays 10-9:30ish
(941) 747-8056
Bishop Planetarium and Aquarium Open 10-5 Daily (941) 746-4131
South Florida Museum
201 10th Street W, Bradenton
Noon-5 Sunday
www.southfloridamuseum.org
 
Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez
4415 119th St W, Cortez
Mon-Sat 9-4:30 (941) 708-6120
Mote Marine Laboratory
1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota
Open 10-5 Daily
www.mote.org
(941) 388-4312
Ringling Art Museum
5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota
Open 10-5:30 Daily
www.ringling.org
(941) 358-3180
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
3701 Bay Shore Road
Open 9-5 Daily
www.sarasotajunglegardens.com
(941) 355-5305
Car and Music Museum
5500 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
Open 9-6 Daily
www.sarasotacarmuseum.org
(941) 355-6228
Museum of Fine Arts
255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg
Mon-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-5
www.fine-arts.org
(727) 896-2667
The Dali Museum
1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg
Mon-Wed 10-5:30 Thurs 10-8 Fri-Sat 10-5:30 Sun 12-5:30
www.thedali.org
(727) 823-3767

 

Groceries / Pharmacies

Publix Super Market 3900 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach  
Walgreens 3200 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach  
CVS Pharmacy 611 Manatee Ave, Holmes Beach  

Shopping

Pine Avenue Shops Pine Avenue, Anna Maria  
Restless Natives 5416 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach  
West Coast Surf Shop 3902 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach  
Island Bazaar 3304 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach  
Beach Fashion Boutique 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria  
AMI Outfitters Coastal Gear & Apparel 505 Pine Ave, Anna Maria  
Sun & Surf Beach Shop 5418 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach  
Sand Dollar 5302 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach  
The Lot 109 1st Street, Bradenton Beach  
Bridge Street Merchants Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach  
Village of the Arts 926 12th Street, Bradenton  
Prime Outlet Factory Mall Highway 301 and I-75 in Ellenton  
DeSoto Square Mall Cortez Road just east of 41 in Bradenton  

Places of Worship

Roser Memorial Community Church 512 Pine Ave Anna Maria (941) 778-0414
Harvey Memorial Church 300 Church Street Bradenton Beach (941) 779-1912
Catholic:    
St. Bernard Catholic Church 248 S. Harbour Drive Holmes Beach (941) 778-4769
Episcopal:    
Episcopal Church of the Annunciation 4408 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach (941) 778-1638
Lutheran:    
Gloria Dei Lutheran 6608 Marina Drive Holmes Beach (941) 778-1813
Baptist:    
Island Baptist Church 8605 Gulf Drive Anna Maria (941) 778-0719
Nazarene:    
Church of the Nazarene 1616 59th Street West Bradenton (941) 794-3704
Synagogue:    
Temple Beth 4200 32nd Street West Bradenton (941) 755-4900

Day Trips

Bowling Galaxy Lanes 4208 Cortez Rd (941) 758-8838
Pelican Man’s Bird Sanctuary 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota (941) 388-4444
Robinson Preserve 1704 99th St W, Bradenton (941) 745-3794
Coquina Bay Walk at Leffis Key 2350 Gulf Drive S, Bradenton Beach (941) 748-4501
Mixon Fruit Farm 2712 26th Ave, East Bradenton (800) 608-2525
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota (941) 366-5731
DeSoto National Memorial 75th St, Bradenton (941) 792-0458
Sarasota Kennel Club 5400 Old Bradenton Rd, Sarasota (941) 355-7744
Around the Bend Nature Tours 1815 Palma Sola Blvd, Bradenton (941) 794-8773
Beach Horses 8374 Market St, Lakewood Ranch (941) 907-7272
Manatee Village Historical Park 1404 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton (941) 749-7165
Myakka River State Park    (941) 361-6511