Find the best place to stay — Anna Maria

Where to stay around Anna Maria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,235 holiday lettings near Anna Maria. From 1,464 houses to 1,130 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Anna Maria is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Anna Maria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Anna Maria:

  • Lido Key: 196 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 36 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 193 holiday homes
  • Pass-a-grille: 148 holiday homes
  • Tara Golf & Country Club: 35 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Anna Maria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Anna Maria. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bean Point: 6,647 holiday lettings
  • Anna Maria City Pier: 6,607 holiday lettings
  • Anna Maria Island Museum and Historical Park: 6,565 holiday lettings
  • Island Players: 6,520 holiday lettings
  • Brandenton Beach: 7,566 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Anna Maria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Anna Maria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,464 houses in Anna Maria. Our other popular types of Anna Maria holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 1,130 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 170 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 145 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Anna Maria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,496 holiday homes with pool available in Anna Maria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental property or villa in Anna Maria Island, Florida your home away from home

    Anna Maria Island is an absolute treasure. The dream beaches cannot help but to captivate, and the commercial centre endear. Every visitor returns home from an Anna Maria Island villa with a different memory, whether it is of the unbelievable Floridian sunsets or the endless coral sand beaches stretching into the horizon, but one thing is for sure, you will fall in love with this remarkable place during your stay. Located on a long spit jutting out into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Anna Maria Island is more than simply a world class beach holiday spot.

    Things to do on holiday in Anna Maria Island, Florida

    Anna Maria Island is not your usual theme park ridden Florida destination. Instead, it is a peaceful city located on the end of a long spit on Florida’s Central Gulf Coast, where discerning visitors are left to enjoy the natural and cultural splendour of the area under their own steam. There are still plenty of green areas in Anna Maria Island, and nature seems to mingle perfectly with the laid back Floridian lifestyle which has embedded itself so thoroughly here.

    The beaches which create a gleaming white outline to Anna Maria Island are, of course, a massive attraction for those looking to rent a self catering holiday property. There are many miles of powder soft sands from which to choose your spot in the sun, and the vast majority is backed by promenades filled with award winning restaurants, bars and little shops.

    Anna Maria City is largely residential, with a few small shops, bars and eateries scattered among the luxury villas, providing residents with a real community feel. Even collecting your post is a social occasion in Anna Maria, and you will be hard pushed to find a friendlier community.

    Places to visit on holiday in Anna Maria Island, Florida

    Bradenton Beach at the southern tip of the spit is a luxurious place to be, with the largest beach on Anna Maria Island. The fishing pier at the end of Bradenton Beach is one of the best places to fish on Anna Maria Island. There is even a glorious 18 hole Anna Maria Island golf course situated here. If you need a round of golf in Anna Maria Island, there are 50 golf courses on the mainland within a short drive, so you should not be short of options for Anna Maria Island golf.

    Weather in Anna Maria Island, Florida

    The climate of Anna Maria Island, Florida is something you do not need to check before catching your flight as conditions are nearly always exceptional! You can almost guarantee daily peaks will be in the 30’s (˚C) during the day, as average monthly temperatures vary between 23˚C in January and 33˚C in August.

    Travel to Anna Maria Island, Florida

    Your enjoyment of an Anna Maria Island holidays will be increased if you have a hire car, as once you get off the spit, Florida’s attractions are widespread. The closest airport to an Anna Maria Island holiday rental villa is Sarasota Bradenton International (SRQ), just 20km away. There are no direct flights to Sarasota Bradenton from the UK, but there are many connections to the airport and Orlando International (MCO) is not far, and receives direct flights from London on a regular basis.

    Activities and attractions in and around Anna Maria

    Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Anna Maria a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mote Marine Aquarium (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
    • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Manatee Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
    • Heather Hills Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
    • River Run Golf Links (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
    • People at Play (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)

    Seasonal weather in Anna Maria

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Anna Maria

    Nature lovers will enjoy Anna Maria for its island views, pristine beaches and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Anna Maria is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fort De Soto Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
    • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
    • Bean Point Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Manatee Public Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Brandenton Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Robinson Preserve (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)