2 Bedroom 2 Bath with separate Bunkhouse less than a block from the ocean
About Don Kinsey
We were taken with Anna Maria Island the minute we visited. We knew this would be the place we would one day retire. Chicago area natives, we have transferred with Don's employer several times, including to the low country of South Carolina and currently the Indianapolis area of Indiana. With many family members and friends living in Florida, it has been a place we have come to enjoy and visit quite often. Nowhere has captivated us the way Anna Maria has! To us it is heaven on earth and a place we hope everyone will be able to visit at least once in their lifetime! It is the people that make it truly the warmest and most welcoming of islands we have visited. Now we own a small slice of the island and want to share it with as many people as we can.
Don Kinsey purchased this House in 2018
Why Don Kinsey chose Anna Maria
The northern tip of Anna Maria Island is a quiet, laidback area, with the most amazing beaches. The white sands are created from crystal which stays cool even on the hottest of days, and if you shuffle your feet, the sand "sings"! The waters are so clear you can see your feet when waist deep in them. The Rod and Reel Pier and beaches are literally minutes walking distance, and you can bike to the shops and restaurants.
What makes this House unique
Shell We Dance is entry level with no steps, and has a separate bunkhouse for teens to call their own.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Okay to smoke on screened lanai
Bunkhouse is a great for teens!
Minimum age of primary renter:23
Max guests:6 (sleeps up to 6 adults)
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
The bungalow was perfect. Just the right size and location was perfect. Everything we needed was provided. Nice back yard with fire pit although we didn't use it. Don was very responsive to all my questions. I will definitely want to stay here again.
Thank you so much Kelly! We look forward to seeing you again soon!!😊
A quaint beach house located near the tip of bean point. Walking distance to Rod and reel pier where we saw dolphins and manatee. The island is small and has several beaches. I encourage anyone to go to them all as they have different things to offer. The house was just as described online. Although the bunk house has no bathroom it really is a perfect hangout, sleeping area for teenagers. The neighborhood is located on a quiet street and is very safe.Sidewalks line most of the streets and you can bike about anywhere.It rained 6 out of our ten days but this did not stop us from having fun. I would say if you are traveling with multiple families that just realize it will be tight corridors as the master bedroom is closed off to the den by folding doors with a queen sleeper sofa in living room and another queen bedroom on other side of living room with a door. The kitchen is small but has everything you need except Tupperware for food storage. We cooked almost every night and we had to put all our left overs in baggies. There are four beach towels and a beach wagon that is nice to tote to the beach if you have a lot. The owners were fantastic and great communication, I would highly recommend this place for a nice quit laid back vacation. Also, they had a shower out back located adjacent to a door inside that lead straight to the laundry room. Very convenient when coming off the beach. We loved are trip and would return again !
Love. Love. Love.
The house is exactly as posted in listing. The perfect size and location for our family vacation. The owners are great, and, their management crew is just as great. Any and all questions answered timely. Anna Maria Island is one of my most favorite places, and “Shell We Dance” only added to our wonderful memories on the island. Hope to return to this property next summer as well.
It always warms our hearts when someone has a five star experience! We strive to provide just as great of an experience for all our guests, and totally look forward to hosting you again anytime!!😊
Great escape on North end of AMI
This was our first trip to AMI and a vacation after 5 days in Disney. It was amazing. Laid back and exactly what we were looking for. Shell we dance was beautiful. Our boys loved the detached garage and we loved the cozy bungalow. Great yard, walking distance to beach and Rod and Reel pier.
We are so glad we could provide some relaxation time after an exciting trip to Disney! We hope to see you all again soon Colby!😊
Only a short weekend trip from Orlando, but well worth it.
The property had everything we needed, and the location was perfect, within walking distance of the beach and pier.
We just wish we could have stayed a little longer!
Our family stayed in the house for 3 days as a break between our Disney vacation and home. We couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful time! Both Don and Goose were always super responsive when we had questions before our stay. It was a super bonus that we were allowed to rent for just the 3 nights! We had everything we needed for our family of 5 to enjoy our stay. It was great not having to haul a bunch of beach gear along with us from home. Our 17 year old especially enjoyed having the “kids room” to escape his little sisters. The location is perfection being able to walk to the beach in only a couple of minutes. My husband and I enjoyed being able to walk for coffee in the mornings, as well. This was our first experience with renting a house, and I must say that we are sold! We would stay here again in a heartbeat!!
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