Where to stay around Anna Maria Island, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,701 vacation rentals near Anna Maria Island. From 1,579 Houses to 1,445 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Anna Maria Island are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Anna Maria Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Anna Maria Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Siesta Key: 4,510 vacation rentals
  • Sarasota: 6,857 vacation rentals
  • Madeira Beach: 5,183 vacation rentals
  • Treasure Island: 4,986 vacation rentals
  • Holmes Beach: 3,553 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Anna Maria Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Anna Maria Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Anna Maria Island:

  • Siesta Key: 4,510 rentals
  • Sarasota: 6,857 rentals
  • Madeira Beach: 5,183 rentals
  • Treasure Island: 4,986 rentals
  • Holmes Beach: 3,553 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Anna Maria Island?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Anna Maria Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • John's Pass and Village Boardwalk: 8,164 rentals
  • St. Armands Circle: 7,966 rentals
  • Bean Point: 7,510 rentals
  • Point of Rocks: 6,492 rentals
  • Sandpiper Beach Club: 3,566 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anna Maria Island listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Beautiful Homes in Scenic Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is truly one of the best kept secrets among Florida coastal areas. There is plenty to do while vacationing here that will keep you returning for years to come. Many homes available include amenities such as hot tubs and pools which will only add to your experience while visiting.

Exploring Natures Beauty Has Never Been So Fun

Anna Maria Island has numerous attractions that allow you to experience the natural beauty of the area. The area host a wide variety of wildlife from turtles to dolphins and even manatees. Some of the most popular ways to experience the environment firsthand are as follows:

  • Kayaking
  • Guided Boat Tours
  • Coquina Baywalk
Kayaking is definitely one way to get up close and personal with some of Florida’s wildlife. There are many guided and solo options available in the area that you can pick from. While out kayaking you will pass through mangrove trees and see a wide variety of wildlife including dolphins and manatees. You are sure to be left with quite the lasting impression after this adventure! Guided boat tours provide a much more relaxing way to experience the beauty of the area. These guided boat tours will take you and your family along some of the best kept secrets in the area. These tours provide your family the opportunity to take pictures of beautiful landscapes, see amazing wildlife that practically comes right up to your boat and an experienced guide who can not only answer questions about the critters in the area but also provide local insight into some amazing places to visit. Coquina Baywalk is located in nearby Bradenton Beach. Here you will walk through a maze of mangrove trees and see beautiful flowering plants that are local to the area. Depending on the season you may also see manatees coasting through the waterways. Coquina Baywalk is truly a must see in the area.

Beachgoers Rejoice

Anna Maria Island provides a plethora of choices when it comes to beaches. Here you will find a total of six beaches such as Holmes Beach. All of the beaches here feature beautiful water and soft sand that your family is sure to enjoy. The water is always crystal clear here which makes it the perfect place to relax and unwind while enjoying the Florida sun!

Fishing Options Galore

If you enjoy fishing or have wanted to get your feet wet so to speak this is definitely the place for you. There are two piers here located close to each other called The Rod & Reel and the Anna Maria Island City Pier. Both of these are extremely popular and have bait shops as well. If you want to try your hand at deep sea fishing there are also plenty of charters available for rent. Many of the options available include gear rental and appropriate licensing fees which make these an excellent choice for visitors.

When You Should Visit

Anna Maria Island is most popular the warmer months between late May and early October. During this time you can expect occasional showers with highs in the mid 80’s to the low 90’s. The warm weather makes the beach a perfect place to visit during this time!

Reaching Anna Maria Island

To reach Anna Maria Island via rental or private car simply take I-75 to exit 217 B. Follow FL-70 west to US-301 north. Next make a left onto FL-64 west and follow for nine miles to reach your destination. The best airport for air travelers to fly into is Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. This airport is located only 35 minutes from your destination and includes travel options such as taxi service, shuttles and limousine rentals.