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Crystal Views.....Gulf of Mexico

Absolutely beautiful....water is crystal clear for most parts. Sea mammals, fish, turtles, birds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol M
New Port Richey, Florida
Best beach we visited

We were staying in Clearwater for the week and spent the time traveling down the Gulf Coast... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stephanie M
Dundas, Minnesota
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“white sand” (30 reviews)
“beach access” (20 reviews)
Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful....water is crystal clear for most parts. Sea mammals, fish, turtles, birds. Worth spending day

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Clearwater for the week and spent the time traveling down the Gulf Coast visiting different beaches. We wanted to check out Anna Maria Island and someone recommended Bean Point. We did have a hard time finding parking as it is a...More

2  Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bean point is so pretty! The water is so clear! It's a nice place to go to to relax and the sunsets are amazing!

Thank chelle8690
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I almost hesitate to write this review. This beach is off the beaten path which makes it even better. Perfect sand, minimal waves, incredible dolphin/manatee spotting. The only downside is the walk from the off-street parking. It's such a wide beach that it's a surprising...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful unspoilt spot on the top of Anna Maria Island- park at Rod n Reel Pier and enjoy the 500 yard walk along the beach!

Thank PACliffe
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place is amazing. Not very crowded, especially in the morning and evening, and mother nature makes takes the stage. It's a great walk, and there is really good fishing and shelling. I wouldn't suggest swimming because the current is very strong, but just wading...More

Thank Micah L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful quiet beach area. Not far to get to. So wonderful, do take the time to visit. Unspoilt beach area.

Thank ems2020
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I checked out several beaches on Anna Maria Island and this was my favorite. It was wide, soft sand, natural and beautiful views. I had to park a long ways away and walk to down to the beach but it was worth it. Be prepared,...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing beach with beautiful natural surroundings. Definitely my favorite so far. Traveled all over the world and this is my top beach.

1  Thank Kim A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great location with unreal amount of white beach sand thats UNCROWDED!!!!!! There isnt a whole lot of parking but the streets are marked very well to determine where you can park!!! If you are on AMI you jave have to go here for the day...More

1  Thank Lindsey B
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Xante | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a snorkelling area! The currents are very powerful as it is at the confluence of Tampa Bay and the Gulf. You only have to take one look at the water to see how strong the current is.
Phyllis S
21 May 2017|
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Response from Doug S | Reviewed this property |
Probably the north end of the island .
18 May 2017|
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Response from Peptobiz | Reviewed this property |
I always stay in Holmes and walk up to the Sand Bar every morning for my exercise. This year, one day, I decided to walk around the island to the bay side instead of doing a round trip walk. The beach on the north side of... More