Located on the southernmost point of Anna Maria Island off the Gulf Coast of Florida, Bradenton Beach is a small, friendly and charming Old Historic Florida town, with a wonderful all year climate and beautiful sunsets – perfect for your vacation escape! Bradenton beach is the ultimate destination to disconnect from the world and have a little you time. You are likely to fall in fall with place while getting lost in its beauty and may never want to go home!
With a population of just 1,500 residents, this little island community is a perfect blend of permanent and seasonal inhabitants. Measuring just 5 miles sq., Bradenton has beautiful coastline on either side, boasting miles of gorgeous Gulf facing beaches. Bradenton Beach gives you that private island feel with all the makings of an easily accessible luxury retreat in the perfect vacation rental. Look at our listings of vacation rentals available to find the picture perfect rental for your stay.
Instead of a commercialized tourist trap, you will find a charming town with sentimental shops and multi-cultural restaurants along with our legendary beaches. Imagine sunrises and sunsets that will leave you breathless – a perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway. If you ever find yourself tired of relaxing, you can find water sports, fishing, and numerous other exciting outdoor activities. After the beach you can take a trolley from your vacation rental to travel everywhere you need or want to go. Fun is always easily accessible on Bradenton Beach.
Life revolves around the beautiful beaches but if you find yourself wanting something different on Bradenton Beach, feel free to visit the quaint little shops, casual dining, and local ice cream parlors. This charming little down has everything you will need for your vacation stay, offering delectable foods and local retail outlets – with some local history, adventures and wildlife thrown in! Other island cities, Holmes Beach and City of Anna Maria are just a short drive away. If you find yourself bored on a rainy day, you can always visit the South Florida Museum to delve deeper into the areas immense history.
The atmosphere of Bradenton Beach is relaxing and casual with plenty of good restaurants, performing arts and quaint little shops surrounded by white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. As the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico, you can enjoy taking a stroll down historic Bridge Street. This iconic area of Bradenton Beach was actually one of the only access points to the island which consisted of a wooden bridge. Nowadays you will find a fishing pier in its place and you never know, your vacation rental could be right next to this memorable hot spot!
Little do many know that Bradenton Beach is home to one of the iconic diving spots in Florida, the SS Regina. In 1940, The SS Regina sank right off Bradenton Beach and is now considered a hidden jewel among the top 11 underwater Archeological Preserves in Florida. Laminated guides are available at local dive shops to help navigate the water and explore a national piece of history. Even if you’re new to diving, you can take a class that will teach you the ropes and guide through a wondrous exploration you will never forget.
At Bradenton Beach you will find your perfect vacation rental accommodation. Here at Anna Maria Vacations we specialize in luxury rentals throughout Bradenton and Anna Maria 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 beach front rentals.
Whether you are arriving at Bradenton Beach by water or by land, rest assured that we’ve got it covered. If you’re arriving by car, make sure you take the Bradenton Beach Scenic Highway. This appealing, pedestrian friendly highway will give you a waterfront view that allows you to preview breathtaking views of the surrounding beaches along with the way of life of the locals who are sure to be walking or biking alongside of the highway as well. Mostly every vacation rental you may find will require you to drive along this highway so these scenic views and vistas will be plentiful during your stay.
Feel free to simply browse our website to find your perfect Holmes Beach vacation rental accommodation and book online. We have so many options, were guaranteed to find you the perfect vacation rental fit. We look forward to seeing you!