Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Anna Maria

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Anna Maria. This city's bird watching, fishing and surfing draw many visitors. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Anna Maria

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 17.4 mi (28 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Anna Maria?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,445 holiday lettings around Anna Maria. From 1,638 houses to 136 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Anna Maria?

Rising in the morning to sea views and the soothing sound of waves crashing to the shore. Isn't this the stuff holiday dreams are made of? Fortunately, there are 1,493 beachside holiday rentals to spirit yourself away to. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 1,066 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 952 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 742 beach-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Anna Maria?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love having lots of room to move, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 1,766 options available on HomeAway. Prices start at £42 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 1,351 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Villa: 164 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Cottage: 143 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.

Can I stay in Anna Maria in a large group?

Whether you're going on a getaway with the extended fam or spending a week away with your old school crew, it's always heaps of fun staying in a new place together! And the good news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. House holiday rentals are the top choice here for big groups of guests. Our database presently has 652 available. In this area, the properties that can house large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can house 6 holiday makers? We have 1,474 that will suit. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 554 rental accommodation perfect. Prices start at £64 per night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 10 people? You'll be delighted to discover we have 149 that'll be perfect. You can bag one for as little as £91 per night.

You and all your mates will be well looked after when you arrange your Anna Maria holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Anna Maria?

Pint-sized hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Look through our economical holiday rentals now and ensure everybody in your group has enough room to spread out. When it comes to finding a great deal, your first port of call ought to be Isla del Sol. Here, HomeAway has 190 holiday rentals at an average price of £95 per night. There are another 95 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Historic Old Northeast. The average price in this area is £97 a night.

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