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Watch The Dolphins From This Wonderful Beach House on 7 Miles of Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

The Beach House is situated on a beautiful white sandy beach which runs from one end of Anna Maria Island to the other. You can sit on the wooden deck and watch dolphins swim, pelicans dive and the Ibis run. It has been tastefully and comfortably furnished with hopefully everything you need to ensure your holiday starts from the moment you arrive. A truly wonderful island with friendly helpful people. Where you can rent everything from kayaks, boats, surfboards, bikes, scooters, fishing rods and high chairs. Fish from one of the piers, charter your own boat, or browse in lovely shops. It has a good supermarket, library, skate board park, gym, tennis courts, as well as numerous restaurants that cater for every taste. Anna Maria Island is 7½ miles long, part of it being a nature reserve. It has 2 separate bridges to the mainland & 1 that leads to longboat key. Its 2½ hours to Orlando. 1 hour to Tampa and 30 minutes to Sarasota. Being within easy traveling distance to many attractions

Guest comments: • Beautiful sunsets, great beach and a lot of fun

• A magical spot – both the island and the house.

• The best accommodation to date.

• The Beach house was quite exceptional.

• Everything was perfect and we had an unforgettable vacation.

• We had a beautiful relaxing week in this perfect beach house.

• Another wonderful year at the beach house.

• What a child friendly house.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 3, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

More reviews from previous guests can be found on our website which are updated on a regular basis.
Nov 2015
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Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ensuite
  • also outside shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , or 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Sofa bed in sitting room
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Watch The Dolphins From This Wonderful Beach House on 7 Miles of Beach
average rating of 4.0 based on 24 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had another wonderful stay. Sharon is always very helpful and the cleaning people did an excellent job. Really appreciated the new chair in the living room too.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning location but property needs improvement

  • 3 of 5

We stayed 5 nights at The Beach House. The property was clean, the beach front location is absolutely stunning, we enjoyed the immediate access to the beach and the views from the deck. The booking process was straight forward and communication with the manager was good. We did find the property to be quite tired in places, specifically the bedrooms. We made the manager aware of numerous items that were broken or didn't work, phone, toaster, lights, blinds, music player, ensuite door lock to name a few. Numerous old and broken items within the property and outside. Only one key was provided which was often inconvenient as a party of 6.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your comments regarding the old and broken items which I am pleased to advise have now been removed and replaced where necessary. We have also passed your comment to the owner regarding the property looking tired so they can consider re-decoration. Finally, if only you had of made me aware of the difficulty you were having with just 1 key I could have made arrangements for you to have the use of a 2nd key for the duration of your stay. We are however really pleased that despite the above you enjoyed the stunning location of this property with its immediate access to the beach.
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Car: recommended

Anna Maria Island, great beach, fantastic wild life, nature reserve, art, craft centers, gym, marina, skate board park, wonderful restaurants, beach bars, dolphins, pelicans, parrots, gulf coast Florida, turtles, library, parasailing, fishing, jet skiing, surfing, shopping, kayaks, boat rentals, bike hire, Sarasota, Bradenton, Tampa, piers, bird sanctuary, St Amardas circle, gulf coast, Florida.

Other Activities: kayaking, running


Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 19
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Rate 20
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Rate 21
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Rate 22
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Rate 23
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0.01 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates shown above are subject to change and are exclusive of all applicable taxes
Cleaning, linen and towels are included in the rental price.
Special offers may be available - please see our website for more details:

A security/damage deposit of $600.00 is required to secure a booking
Rental monies are due 12 weeks prior to arrival date
A surcharge may be applied for bookings of less than 7 nights
We can accept payment by cheque or Visa/MasterCard (please note your bank may charge a foreign transaction fee if paying by debit card)
An additional charge of $50.00 + taxes per person per rental using sofa-bed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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