Welcome to Holmes Beach!

Holmes Beach is one of the three communities located on Anna Maria Island. It is located in the middle of the island between Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach and is the largest of the three. It has miles of white, sandy beaches, emerald Gulf waters, and lots of sunshine. This AMI community is a popular tourist destination with a wide array of vacation rentals, in addition to permanent and winter residents.

Manatee Public Beach

Manatee Public Beach is located at 4000 State Road 64 and Gulf Drive. This beach has picnic tables, grills, concessions,  gift shop, restrooms, volleyball and much more. Lifeguards are present for the safety of swimmers.

Water-based Activities

You can find a variety of water-based activities in this AMI community. You can choose from swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, boating and fishing.


The community hosts many fine dining establishments along with more affordable and casual places. Choose from American and International cuisines. Many of the establishments come with a spectacular sunset at no extra charge.


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