City of Anna Maria Information
Located in the North of Anna Maria Island off the Gulf Coast of Florida, Anna Maria City is a small, friendly and charming Old Florida town. This old Florida charm is what keeps visitors coming back year after year; ensnaring everyone, even its residents, with its captivating beauty. Combined with a wonderful all year climate and beautiful sunsets; this perfect little paradise is just the right fit for your vacation escape!
Anna Maria Island got its name from Ponce de Leon during his quest for the Fountain of Youth. He actually named the island Ana-Maria-Cay in honor of the Virgin Mary and her Mother, Anne. With a population in the region of 2,000 residents – a blend of permanent and seasonal, Anna Maria City is one of three island communities on Anna Maria Island, neighbored with the small island cities of Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach. The entire island is surrounded by a beautiful white coastline and tranquil turquoise waters. If you look close enough, you might catch a group of dolphins or a manatee making its way through the water!
In Anna Maria City, you will find your perfect vacation rental accommodation. Here at Anna Maria Vacations we specialize in Luxury Rentals throughout Anna Maria City – and across the Island. Whether you are seeking a small intimate villa for your romantic getaway, a beautiful beach front condo rental, bay front rentals with docks, or a large villa with pool and elevator – we have 1-8 bed vacation accommodation to suit, with plentiful beachfront rentals.
The city of Anna Maria itself provides everything you will need for your vacation stay, our small, quaint town offering restaurants, bars and retail outlets – with some local history culture, parks and wildlife thrown in!
The city of Anna Maria will leave you spellbound after your first visit, especially after swimming in her crystal clear waters and burying your feet into the soft, sugar-like sand. The city has something for everyone. During the day you can go fishing, dolphin watching, paddleboarding, kayaking, Because of its position in the North of the island, Anna Maria City is blessed with wonderful views and sunsets over the Gulf, which serves as inspiration for budding artists. Several boutique art galleries can be found in the city. Bottle nose dolphins and manatees are also common sightings! The entire city is a bird sanctuary and you can see many species of water and shore birds here, plus The beaches are Anna Maria City’s most attractive feature by far but it’s the quaint small town feel only adds its attractive atmosphere.
Whether you are arriving at Anna Maria City by water or by land, rest assured that we’ve got you covered. Simply browse our website, find your perfect Anna Maria City vacation rental accommodation and book online. No matter what your needs are, we have the necessary accommodations to suit them. We have so many options, we’re guaranteed to find you the perfect vacation rental fit for your great escape. We look forward to seeing you!