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This secluded spot doesn't really have parking but if you walk out to it, it is worth it all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FirestoneGallery
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Bradenton, Florida
Beautiful Beach to Relax or take a walk

North end of Anna Maria. This beach is so very beautiful! Great shelling area not over crowded! On... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
guyanna e
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“beautiful beach” (62 reviews)
“white sand” (26 reviews)
“beach access” (25 reviews)
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Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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"beautiful beach"
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"white sand"
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"beach access"
in 25 reviews
"gulf of mexico"
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"rod and reel pier"
in 23 reviews
"rip tides"
in 11 reviews
"residential area"
in 8 reviews
"sand dollars"
in 20 reviews
"north end"
in 7 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 12 reviews
"holmes beach"
in 14 reviews
"clear water"
in 10 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 16 reviews
"limited parking"
in 7 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"low tide"
in 7 reviews
"sandbar restaurant"
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Reviewed yesterday

This secluded spot doesn't really have parking but if you walk out to it, it is worth it all! Pristine teal clear gulf waters and sugary sand are among the best in the world..I hope that this place never gets built up..

Thank FirestoneGallery
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

North end of Anna Maria. This beach is so very beautiful! Great shelling area not over crowded! On Mother’s Day we found completely intact baby sand dollars! Highly recommend some time here! Water is great for a swim also!

Thank guyanna e
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect beach day with the family. We got there at 10 AM and stayed until 3 PM. We were one of the first people there so parking wasn’t an issue. The walk thru the beach access is quite long so be prepared. We haul lots...More

1  Thank Nita H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed Anna Maria Island and especially Bean Point. Go early for parking. This beach is gorgeous - a wide stretch of white sand and beautiful blue-green water from where the Tampa Bay and Gulf of Mexico meet. We...More

Thank MizzBowe
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at Bean Point to see the view and it did not disappoint! Such amazing beauty it didn’t seem real. I was surprised to find this hidden treasure in FL. Breathtaking!

Thank FamilygirlMP23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is non existent with a high tide but the water is beautiful. There was a dolphin playing near us. We were near the dock so there was even a little shade. Not over crowded either.

Thank Lrushing82
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anna Marie island/ Bradenton beech is Florida’s best kept secret! From the food to the sunsets and the locals 10/10

1  Thank Bradley M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to this spot multiple times at different times of day...wonderful for sunset. Just be leery of the water....riptides galore that will yank you right out to sea. Can see the St Pete bridge from here...awesome.

3  Thank TheRealJTForReal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite beach walk. Broad, soft, white sands. Early morning and late evening are the most comfortable times of day in warm weather. Watch for sea turtle tracks in spring and summer. Don't disturb the nests. There is very little parking. You will...More

2  Thank Stephanie R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews about the sunset we came here and we're so not disappointed. This is our first time on Anna Maria Island and the sunset here was gorgeous and during the day the beach was less crowded. Great time!

Thank Jessica L
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Cmaliacook
14 June 2018|
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Response from alangarten | Reviewed this property |
I believe AMI has a "no dog" policy on all of their beaches.
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nicnamered
18 April 2018|
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Response from ClarkeSJ | Reviewed this property |
We rented a house there so we walked to the beach. There are a few parking spaces on some of the side streets but not many. Parking can be difficult.
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tinamcdonald21
9 February 2018|
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Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
There are no life guards along this stretch of the beach. People do play in the water/sand, walking, and chasing waves, however, Holmes Beach (just as you come onto the island) has a beautiful swimming area with life... More
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