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Cozy, Affordable & Just Steps from the Beach -Openings Now!

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

We are a small, clean, 'Old Florida' business located directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico.

Our units are comfortable and priced to allow the average person a chance to spend quality vacation time on our beautiful wide sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico! We are located on the free trolley line, and close to bicycle rentals and nature preserves. Please contact us for rental availability.

Keywords: Turn-Key Apartments

Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bradenton Beach in Manatee County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Barbecue
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Cozy, Affordable & Just Steps from the Beach -Openings Now!
average rating of 4.5 based on 24 reviews

Wonderful stay at the Almost Beach Apartments!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing few days here. We loved everything this little place had to offer! It had charm, comfort and closeness to the beach! My wife and I stayed here and my son who is at IMG was able to come stay with us for a night and he commented we could bring the whole family here to stay(3 additional brothers)... Lynne was great with everything, from the parrot greeting us and also any other needs we had, which were few!!

We had everything we needed... the kitchen was great to have, the beds were comfy the AC worked great, we didn't watch much tv but it was nice to have to watch for a few minutes in the morning and evening, the beach accessories were nice to have too...

Being able to walk to the beach barefoot was one of the highlights...

Anna Marie Island is a beautiful quaint place and we will be back and hopefully staying at the Almost Beach Apartments!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting Anna Maria. I did not know what to expect but Lynne made sure we were comfortable. She was really good with communicating with me and answered all of my questions prior to getting there. There is a free trolley that takes you around the island. Our car did not move until it was time for us to drive back home. There is pretty much everything you could need in the kitchen (plates, glasses, utensils, etc.) It was quiet, clean and cozy. The beach is literally across the street and Lynne has plenty of beach accessories to use. It was much more than we anticipated and we will definitely be back!!! Her parrot was a great touch as well.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you Need!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation to the gulf. Lynne greeted us with her parrot and walked us through a quaint little cottage that fit our every need. This was prime location if you ask me. The beach access is across the street. The trolley stop is less than a block to go up and down the island. We barely got in our car to go anywhere. The trolley is very convenient. House has little porch area to rinse off from the beach, inside has 2 twin beds that was perfect for my boys. The bathroom shower has great water pressure and plenty of hot water. The kitchen has everything you could possibly need. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just right!

  • 5 of 5

We have no complaints about this cozy little unit. It was clean, quiet, private yet street side, and had everything we needed. The beach and the trolley stops were less than a minutes' walk from the front door. The owner was nice and easy to work with. We had never been welcomed by a parrot before so that was really neat. She had plenty of beach accessories available and also provided extra towels. It was so much more than we had anticipated.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good Comfortable Value

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for the month of January 2016 and we were very happy with our vacation. The apartment was clean, sufficiently outfitted and met all our needs. The landlord, Lynne, checked in a couple of times a week to make sure all was fine, she was available when we needed her to be, and she offered good suggestions about area activities. One of her parrots fell in love with my husband, which was sweet and a bonding experience. The apartment is as pictured, and really is that close to the beach and trolley. We drive a mid-size SUV and had no trouble parking. If you want granite countertops in a newer condo, this is not your place. If you want some old Florida charm and good value with an interesting and trustworthy landlord, this is a good place. We will be happy to stay here again if we return to Bradenton Beach.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You really don't get rich doing this, comfortable maybe, but not rich, so, it is people like these folks that have kept me doing this for twenty-four years. I remember them well. We had the chance to visit a little, and while they were here, there was construction going on right across the street from us. I felt badly for my tenants, but there was nothing I could do about it. Everyone here took it in stride, and went on about enjoying their time at the beach. I hope I do get to see them again, they were good people.
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Nice stay

  • 4 of 5

Nice place very close to the beach (opposite side of the street). Quite surroundings and only a few meter from trolley-free bus shuttle. The cottage is as described on the pictures. The owner is nice and helpful. Her parrot is cute. Interior is elderly but useful.

We were two adults and three children and had no problem to fit. The owner even organised a baby bed for us and helped to receive mail delivery.

Towels, linnen and beach mats are there, also an umbrella and some toys for the kids.

Washing machine and tumbler are next doors for USD2 each. Several restaurants are around. Only 5min to supermarket by bus. Great beach! AC worked well as well as free wifi.

We enjoyed the stay which was worth the money.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Key Royale
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Anna Maria Island
Car: not necessary

Beach, and extensive nature trail hiking/kayaking


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bradenton Beach, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee may apply £19.4
Tax Rate 12.0%

25% required for reservation, remainder due thirty days prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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