Category: Beaches

Posted on 9/24/2022

Holmes Beach Smoking Ban

Holmes Beach is banning smoking on the beaches and in the city parks....

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Posted on 8/6/2020

New Beach Under Way!

This year's renourishment project started July 8th by 78th St in Holmes Beach with the new beach being well under way. Due to storms and natural erosion this procedure is necessary every few years. This is the 5th time after the initial project in 1992. Altogether 5.5 miles of the 7 mile island...

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Posted on 10/4/2019

Beach Yoga

Anna Maria Island has the perfect balance of relaxation and fun things to do. Why not combine two spiritual experiences to the ultimate outdoor worship in a session of Beach Yoga? For the Yoga lovers â€" can you imagine the serenity of the gentle breeze on your body while you strike a...

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Posted on 4/23/2019

Turtle Season 2019

Turtle Season 2019 is fast approaching on Anna Maria Island. The official start date is May 1st and will last through October 31, 2019. It is that time of year when special beach rules are in place to protect the threatened sea turtles that are coming ashore to lay eggs and their babies. Loggerhead...

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Posted on 9/13/2018

"Live like a Tourist" Campaign

To offset the serious impact of Red Tide for Anna Maria Island businesses the "Live like a Tourist" Campaign might just be the answer. If you think about it we all are tourists somewhere. The question is how far do you have to be away from your house to stop being a local. Manatee County residents...

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Posted on 8/27/2018

Economic Impact of Red Tide

Congressman Vern Buchanan held a round table discussion with a small group of area businesses on the economic impact of Red Tide on Friday, August 24th 2018. Red Tide has hit the Gulf coast of Florida and reached Anna Maria Island about 2 weeks ago. Dr. Crosby, the CEO of Mote Marine, explained...

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Posted on 7/2/2018

4th of July on Anna Maria Island!

The week of the 4th of July is always a fun and busy time on Anna Maria Island. It is a time to celebrate America, be with family and friends and enjoy the glorious beaches of Anna Maria Island. Duncan Real Estate is just about fully booked for the week of the 4th. Parade on...

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Posted on 6/22/2018

Summer hits Anna Maria Island!

With 90 plus degree weather the summer is in full swing on Anna Maria Island with locals and vacationers hitting the beach. Here are some beach tips so everybody stays safe and has a blast. Beach flag warning system Before swimming check out the beach flags on the county beaches on the island to...

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Posted on 6/12/2018

Plan your Summer AMI Vacation on Bradenton Beach!

The kids are done with school and it is time for you to plan some fun summer trips! Why not put Anna Maria Island on your list on places to visit and have a AMI Vacation!? With 7 miles of beaches and endless things to do, AMI is the perfect spot for your summer vacation. ...

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Posted on 5/1/2018

Bay Watch - Bradenton Beach Vacation Rental that Can't be Beat!

The views from Baywatch are just one of the many amenities this Bradenton Beach vacation rental has to offer! A cozy 2 bedroom/2 bath condo in Bradenton Beach that sleeps up to 5 people. You will enjoy views from the kitchen, dining room, and living room. Step out...

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