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Recent Anna Maria reviews
"Your home was beautiful and we had an amazing time there. We loved all the wildlife on the island. Every one that we encountered was very polite and willing to help. We rented a boat for a few hours down in Bradenton Beach and the guys there were very informative on how to use the boat. He told us how to get to the sandbar. Once there we were nervous about pulling it up on the sand like we were instructed and some gentleman knew we were new and instantly jumped into action and told us what to do and walked us through it. It felt like home to us. No one treated you like an outsider. Kids loved swimming in the pool when we got tired of being at the beach for most of the day. Enjoyed fishing at the Anna Maria City pier. I could go on. I loved Anna Maria Island compared to Clearwater Beach. Kids liked the activities Clearwater had at night so our plan next year is for me to get two weeks off in a row so we can spend one week in Clearwater and one at AMI. Thank you for renting your home out to us and we will hopefully be back next year. The house had everything we needed. Got home and it was back to reality and 12 hour shifts. lol John was great to work with. He answered any questions we had quickly. This is the first year we flew and the house had everything we needed. All we had to pack was necessities and got groceries at the local publix on the island. We saw plenty of starfish, sand dollars, conch, crabs, and a few stingrays while at the beach. There were dolphin visits to Anna Maria city pier nightly. Two scoops ice cream shop is across the street and everyone enjoyed getting ice cream every evening while visiting the pier. It's a quick 2 minute walk to the beach from the house and enjoyed that end of the island far better than bean point or the other beaches. I recommend this property to anyone looking for a nice quiet getaway on a beautiful island. Once again thank you so much John, and thank you for asking us how everything was and if we enjoyed our stay."
Guest: Lori and BobDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 26, 2015
"We love Anna Maria Island and Red Fish Cottage offers a prime location to visit Bean Point Beach, Rod & Reel Pier,
Anna Maria Pier, Trolley, & shopping within walking distance. We enjoy the front screened porch, and sunning and
cooking on the back deck. The new kitchen and bathroom are great. The cottage is comfortable & homey. The owners are friendly and pleasant to deal with. The cottage is quaint and totally fits the Anna Maria vibe!"
Guest: IowansDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
"Anna Maria Island Cottage provided the perfect vacation getaway for our family of four! The home is immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. The open floor plan of the living area made it easy for our family to spend time together while off the beach too. And when it was time to hit the sand, we were only a short three block walk to a beautiful spot on the beach.
Dan was very helpful, making sure we got situated when we arrived at the home and offering use of beach chairs, boogie board, etc. He even was able to recommend a wonderful dentist that saw us the same day when a dental emergency popped up.
We would recommend Anna Maria Island Cottage without reservation to anyone looking for a cozy, inviting and and beautifully kept place to stay.
Thanks again, Dan, for sharing your lovely home with us. We will cherish our vacation memories for years to come."
Guest: Lata M.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 22, 2015
"We just came home from our vacation in AMI. The house was adequate for our needs. Like other reviewers said, it is not a mansion. Just a comfortable little cottage. Close to everything. Love this part of the island. The cottage itself was fine but needs some TLC at this point. The furniture is not the same as in the pictures. The dryer knobs were broken and the yard needs some landscape maintenance. No DVD player and the TV remote doesn't work well at all. But for the money it was perfect. The owners were very easy to communicate with. All in all I have to say we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."
Guest: John C.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: November 28, 2014