Finding the ideal Anna Maria Island beach rental will not be a difficult task when you visit VacationHomes.com. The barrier island is located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico coast of Florida, where the waters are crystal blue and the weather always warm. The fact that Anna Maria Island is a barrier island makes for some great outdoor activities on the Gulf side of the island as well as on the bay side. This island is amazing simply for the nature that surrounds and inhabits it. Birds flock to the island in more numbers than visitors, dolphins can be seen leaping through the waters, and sea turtles come to the beaches to nest. Activities for all ages can be enjoyed yearlong and across the entire island. Your Anna Maria Island vacation home will be your home away from home because they are all well equipped with all the necessities of home.
By coming to Anna Maria Island, you definitely need to spend some time at these sugar white beaches and play in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The waters are home to many interesting species of marine life, and a great way to explore the water and learn about the inhabitants is by taking a boat tour. Dolphin tours are offered by many companies and can be booked at the marina. While at the marina, consider renting water boats to take to the water. You can rent anything from a sailboat, fishing boat, jet ski or paddle boat to take to the waters. At the pier, you will find many locals waiting for a bite, and you can join them as well. Just be sure to inquire about a fishing license at the local bait shop. For some added adventure, book a parasailing adventure, a windsurfing lesson, or snorkeling and scuba diving charter. The possibilities are endless on Anna Maria Island's beaches and waters.
The beaches of the island are perfect for walking along and finding hidden treasures. If you find the sand too hot in the middle of the day, take to any one of the many walking paths that wind along the beaches and through the parks. For those that are interested in flowers and gardens, the Shelby Botanical Gardens will be a stop to make. In addition to walking and enjoying the nature around you, you can rent bicycles and ride through town and enjoy the various shopping boutiques and art galleries. In addition to biking, shelling, shopping and eating, check with the island's visitor center to see what local events, festivals and competitions are happening during your stay.
Visiting Anna Maria Island will leave you wanting more and visiting many times again. Locals pride themselves on the strength of the community and charm their guests. In the same way, you will be charmed by your Anna Maria Island vacation home, which will undoubtedly exceed your expectations of perfection. Search the rental guide at VacationHomes.com for the ideal rental that fits your desired location, price, and amenities.