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Beachfront! Ocean Front! PET FRIENDLY! Voted 6th Happiest Seaside Town in USA!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)


Anna Maria Island is a 7 mile long Island composed of 3 small connected towns in which TripAdvisor called "the most underrated beach town in America!!

Contact Norman & Linda DIRECTLY to confirm availability @ or 863 232 6906. VRBO rate description can be confusing and listed prices higher. Contact us directly!!

Yes we're Gulf Front and pet friendly ! (and you don't even need your car).And---yes, we are right on the ocean!!! No street to cross.

Enjoy breakfast on your own private balcony as you watch the pelicans dive for food, or even catch a glimpse of dolphins swimming!

"PARADISE!!!!"two guests have called our second home.

Anna Maria Island has been listed as 'one of the 10 best beach vacation spots in America.' and Conde Nest Traveler's list of the Top 30 Vacation Islands in the world-- and the only one in Florida!!! It's quaint, quiet and avoids the hassles of those big tourist destinations. In fact, fast food restaurants are not allowed on the island, and yet, they're only 8 minutes away if your pallet says: 'gotta have.'

From a former guest: I "have been to Marco, Sanibel, Captiva, even Cabbage Key, Panama City, Destin, Orange Beach and several other beach locations over the past 3 years and this has been the best of all so far"


Walk to ten restaurants.Fish from the pier! Shop on the historic Bridge Street or swim in our heated pool!! Plus a security door to enter the building and pool.

AND- a free trolley to see the whole island! Need Wi-Fi? And a 43" smart TV . We have it! Plus tvs in each bedroom.

There's a king size bed in the Master(and the bed is really comfortable!) and two twins in the 2nd bedroom, all fully tiled with three TV's. Remember, this is our 2nd home and we furnish it that way!!

We provide the kids with beach toys and you can use our rafts and beach chairs. For the more adventurous there's even parasailing or jet-skiing an Linda and I love the one mile tree covered bike\walking path a block away!

Our home is beautifully decorated with a great Florida feel. There's a washer and dryer,fully equipped eat-in kitchen, propane bbq, and even a grocery store across the street. And a marina to rent boats just a block away!! And even miniature golf down the block.


Want to get in the car? Golf, shop the famous St.Armand's Circle 15 minutes away, or even Disney World. Linda & I promise you will not be disappointed! We even welcome your small pet!!!

Why do we call it Flamingo Condo? Come see! And read the reviews!

PS Weekly rental minimum, Feel free to contact us directly to save money!

Keywords: Ocean front

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Norm

Linda and I have been here for over 25 years and love it.When you're not, we are! Always wanted an ocean front place and this is what guests call the 'million dollar view!'And we adore flamingos--as you'll see when you arrive.

Why Norm chose Bradenton Beach

East coast busy, waves big, surf cold. West coast friendly, waves small, surf warmer.No MacDonalds, but lots of specialty restaurants- French, American, Italian and even ice cream a block or two away!

What makes this condo unique

Nine mile walking beach, fish from the bay or the ocean.Free trolley is wonderful and the island is sooooo laid back.Kids love the new miniature golf course and adults can rent a boat,wave runner,scooter or go para-sailing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Norm, Linda, never got to talk to you, had a great time! Your place is beautiful! Love all your decorations,Never wanted to come home. Thank you for having us. Sorry I didn,t contact you sooner my hard drive crashed. Hope everything was ok. I'll write you a nice review. Thanks ~Carolyn~
May 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Bradenton Beach in Manatee County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Damage deposit refunded no more than 30 days from departure
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both recently renovated
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) two twins in 2nd bedroom (even have set of portable side rails for child )Queen Sleep Sofa or Futons (1).
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Phones, 3 Cable TVs, Fans in every room, No Smoking building.


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Beachfront! Ocean Front! PET FRIENDLY! Voted 6th Happiest Seaside Town in USA!
average rating of 4.7 based on 33 reviews

The best location, views and accommodations on Anna Maria!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed on Anna Maria many times but this condo is the place to be if you’re there. The location is perfect for several reasons: walking distance to everything (convenience store, restaurants, shops, pier fishing) but at the same time it doesn’t feel busy because overall the island is small and quaint. The building itself has only ten units so the beach and the pool area are never crowded. The condo is spacious (plenty of room for our party of two adults and three kids). The master, living room and kitchen overlook the ocean and the views are incredible (we saw dolphins and manatees right out of our balcony). The unit is on the second floor but it didn’t seem like a lot of effort to go up and down the stairs, even with little kids on hand. The building has a secured entry door. The condo is equipped with everything you might need (including all the kitchen ware, TVs with cable and internet). We had our own but owner also provided the access to a storage unit downstairs with chairs and beach toys. The owners are very kind and easy to work with. They quickly responded to our messages and provided lots of helpful tourist information. We are very happy with our two week experience and hope to spend much more time there soon.

Thank you Linda and Norm!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We know all future guests will be just as satisfied as your family. Anna Marie Island is a slice of Paardise. After all, we've been there for over two decades ourselves!
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Western North Carolina

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much. The condo had a beachy decor and made us feel at home. It was well equipped and the location was fabulous! We hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 4 of 5

Clean place, great location to restaurants and beach shops. The only downfall is the master bed is really hard. Other than that it's a great place. Norm was great with checking to make sure we checked in ok and answered any questions we had almost immediately via text.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the compliments and suggestion. We will check out the mattress in a few weeks to be sure when we're there. First mention by any guest, but always open for improvement!
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Scott Depot, WV

Wonderful place to stay. Oceanfront with Everything you could ask for.

  • 5 of 5

Oceanfront is the only way to vacation. Able to watch storms come and go. Beautiful sunrise and sunset. Condo made us feel right at home. All the amenities. Everything in walking distance. Easiest check in ever. Turtles laid their eggs right in front of condo. Who could ask for more.

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stat Anna Marie Island

  • 2 of 5

We have stayed at many VRBO rentals and, of course, some are better than others. We rate this one as fair. The unit was clean but seemed very cluttered with stuff. The first very disappointment was no elevator. Yes, it is only two stories but to carry luggage and fur babies up and down all the time was a bit much. This older motel type unit is located right on the very busy main road so not exactly a quiet place at night. If you like to be right in the middle of things, this would work for you. There was no green space for the puppies but we walked down the street a bit and found a spot. However, when you take them out 3 or 4 times a day, early in the morning and lat at night, closer would have been better. Pool was small. Power went out one night and we could not find the fuse box and called the owner. It seemed as though we were bothering him but we needed lights. We did pay a small deposit when we booked and had difficult getting that back. It wasn't so much the amount of money, just the principal of having to keep checking on it. I don't think it was an issue that they weren't going to send it, just in their own time. It took approximately two months after we departed to get it back. This is an item that after a bit, we would forget about it so we wanted to get it settled. Our next trip to the area, will be a different spot.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry about your experience. We are happy to say that in the many, many years we have guests this is the first noted any unhappy moments. We do decorate accordingly with Florida ideas, most of which show in the photos, this being our vacation home as well. You did not pose a question regarding an elevator, to which we would have happily replied, and always have.There is also a green space next to the building that we use for our animals as well.Sorry you may have missed it. We did apologize for the late return of your damage deposit, rare, but it does happen. Insofar as the location is concerned, we trust you read the reviews prior to reserving. For most, this is the best spot on the island that doesn't require using your car to get to restaurants, entertainment, fishing and boating piers and shops. We wouldn't trade it for any other location!
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Excellent location and condo!

  • 5 of 5

We come to the island once a year. We decided to try Flamingo condo this year. The owners are extremely easy to work with. The condo is beautiful and in a prime location. The pool is also excellent! Will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £69.15
Pet Fee £53.78

There is a small pet fee of $65. Please contact us directly at 863 294 0347 for any other questions and the chance to save! Monthly stays highly discounted. Deposit returned 30 days from departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.