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4 Bed/3 Bath BUNGALOW Heated Pool & Spa - Beach Bikes Kayaks free Wi-Fi steps to white sandy beaches

Holmes Beach, FL, USA
  • Bungalow1800 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleep 13

At 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, this is one of the most charming rentals on Anna Maria Island!! Located a few houses from the beach, it is only a two minute walk until white powdery sand is between your toes! Easy on the kids and even easier on you! Around the corner from restaurants, pubs & stores by bike, car or free island trolley. Free trolley stop is only three houses away! Trolley will take you and your family all over Anna Maria Island for sights, food, ice cream and shopping. Makes getting around a breeze! This home features a huge 32 feet long heated pool with waterfall, enormous sun step for kids/babies that don't swim & spa to relax in after your busy day of walking on the beach. Pool has it's own table with water seating - great for snacks and drinks! Mermaid Crossing is a luxurious and welcome retreat in the perfect location on Anna Maria Island. This bungalow has been fully renovated with no expense being spared. Boasts luxury with 5 flat screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, beautiful 'wood' tile floors, granite counter tops, unique beach decor, tropical heated pool and a massive outdoor covered cabana with big screen TV, custom bar & lounging furniture. Outdoor seating for 15 plus. Tropical landscaped back yard is private and fenced in. Indoor dining table seats 8! 2 master suites with en-suites featuring top of the line king sized beds, 3rd room with a king sized bed and the kids room featuring 2 bunks that sleep 5 (4 twins & 1 pull out twin trundle). Decorated in ultimate beach style with tons of loving touches, Mermaid Crossing is the place for a large family gathering or a simple quiet retreat. The homeowners stay here with and without their children (sorry kids!) so this get away is set up with all of the necessities and tons of extras! Garage is stocked with 2 kayaks, 2 bikes w/ drink holders and baskets, wagon, toddler tricycle, toys, 8 beach chairs, 2 large beach umbrellas, beach towels, and beach toys. At the beach expect to see dolphins, manatees, fish, birds, crabs and sometimes jumping rays!

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About Emma

As a small boutique rental agency we pride ourselves on selecting only a handful of the newest, most pristine vacation rentals. We have chosen homes to suit all group sizes and specifications without compromising the highest standards we hold ourselves to. Being this discerning has earned us the trust of many vacationers who have come back year after year. We are also one of the few agencies with a focus on homes from Anna Maria Island to Siesta Key. We know that while many people are happy to return to the same vacation spot year after year, others like to try out new places. We hope our personalized service and spectacular homes will allow you to truly experience the islands as they were meant to be!

Why Emma chose Holmes Beach

The beach, the backyard and the bungalow. It's tough to find a house in this location with all the amenities this house has to offer. It is the culmination of years of planning, saving and creating and the owners are thrilled to be able to share it with others as part of their vacation memories. Because this is a bungalow it is accessible for all ages. (please note there are 3 steps up into the house and 4 steps down to the pool level in the back yard). With so many children likely to visit, the owners wanted a home where they could run around without worrying about stairs or not being able to see what they were up to. They also recognize that many 'snow birds' appreciate the convenience of staying in a ground level home. It is a luxury that is slowly disappearing as 2-story homes take over the rental market. The interior finishing's are all top of the line. You will appreciate the luxe bedding and linens and well stocked kitchen. The mattresses are top of the line. We can promise sweet dreams. Another huge benefit of this property is the backyard - at 2-3 times the size of most AMI homes this yard is truly a tropical paradise. The pool is one of the largest on the island and features a hot tub and seating area (positioned to see the t.V. In the cabana). The cabana houses a lounge area with cozy furniture and custom wet bar made by a local artist. You have finally found your 'dream house'. Enjoy!

What makes this Bungalow unique

Anna Maria Island possesses old Florida charm and has all the amenities of the larger, over developed and more crowded islands. Perfect powder-white sand beaches run the length of its west coast with the stunning blues of the Gulf of Mexico constantly lapping at its shores. The free trolley service will take you virtually anywhere on the island. Dozens of great restaurants, bars and shopping experiences are all right on your doorstep. Car or no car - you're all set!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Stunning and spacious master bedroom with king bed and en
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, King bedroom with flat screen TV and en-suite bathroom
      • Bedroom 3
        Large bedroom with king bed and flat screen TV
      • Bedroom 4
        1 bunk bed, Two sets of bunk beds and a trundle - sleeps 5 in total


        • 3 Bathrooms
        • Master Bathroom
          toilet, shower, Double vanity and gorgeous glass enclosed shower
        • Master bathroom
          toilet, shower, Full bath with stand up shower
        • Shared with king room and Bunk room
          toilet, combination tub/shower

          Location Type

            • Downtown
            • Near The Ocean
            • Village


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Luxury
                • Romantic
                • Spa
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        • Garage
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                        • Telephone
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                              Regular and Kuerig
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Child's Highchair
                                • Dining Area
                                • Dining Room


                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Game Room
                                    • Games
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                    • Toys


                                        • Bicycles
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Heated Pool
                                              Heated from October 15th - May 15th
                                            • Hot Tub
                                            • Private Pool


                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • shuffleboard
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing


                                                                • 2 pack n plays with sheets located in kid bedroom closet

                                                                  17 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Great place!

                                                                  Nicholas S.

                                                                  Our family loved it. Location was great, house was super cool and had a new feeling, plenty of space, and all the beach stuff and bikes provided was great. It was pricey for the weekend but worth it. We will be back for sure and we can bring more people as the place was bigger than we thought!

                                                                  Second time - still wonderful

                                                                  Thomas S.

                                                                  Our second stay at this property in the past two years. Every single thing was perfect. Super-quiet street, and all the new construction is complete. Book this property with confidence.

                                                                  Wonderful home, great pool and outdoor space! perfect location!

                                                                  Tina H.

                                                                  This was our second time to this house. We love it! So close to the beach and free trolley stop, we didn't rent a car. The kitchen is well equipped, lot's of pool toys, beach stuff, everything we needed. Thank you! wish we could stay for a month :-)

                                                                  ABSOLUTELY AWESOME IN EVERY WAY!!

                                                                  Christine N.

                                                                  I can not say enough great things about this property. We had absolutely NO issues during our mother/daughter trip to celebrate 4 family's very special friendships. Beach was a block away...beautiful pool and hot tub with plenty of shaded seating in the PRIVATE back yard. We para-sailed while we were there, took a sunset dolphin watching tour, and shopped this awesome little area. Getting around on the island was not hard at all. This is an awesome location for all ages. We plan to come back and re-do this awesome vacation in a couple of years. THANKS FOR AN AWESOME VACATION DESTINATION!! WE LOVED IT!!!

                                                                  Amazing home managed by amazing people!

                                                                  nicole w.

                                                                  This house was absolutely perfect! This is our 4th trip to Anna Maria and we usually stay in the same house every year. This year we chose somewhere different and are very happy we did. Everything exceeded our expectations. Emma and Claire, the managers, were unbelievably accommodating. The property was exquisite and had so many extras! The back yard was fantastic with the pool, hot tub and cabana. I just can't say enough about this place. We will DEFINITELY be back next year and will most certainly be using Emma and Claire again!

                                                                  Great vacation!

                                                                  Jennifer B.

                                                                  We all had such a great time this past week at mermaid crossing, what a beautiful house! There were 6 adults and 6 kids and we had plenty of room! The kids spent countless hours in the pool while the adults enjoyed the outdoor bar and tv. It was nice to have such a short walk to the beach too. The kids enjoyed having the kayaks. This was our first time to Anna Maria and we would definitely love to come back.


                                                                  Holmes Beach, FL, USA


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