Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach is one of the lesser known beaches located on Anna Maria Island is situated between the City of Anna Maria Island and Bradenton Beach. Holmes Beach is easily accessible for visitors coming from all over the world – whether it be for a weekend trip or the whole summer. Holmes Beach has something for everyone, just as the Island that little beach town sits on does. Holmes Beach offers breathtaking views along a 3-mile-long coastline covered in white sand. Where the sand ends, the crystal clear water begins. Anna Maria Island is known for having some of the best incredible coastal views in Florida, and Holmes Beach is no different.

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Holmes Beach is the quietest of all the towns on Anna Maria Island and by far the one with the most charm. Many people come here for the fabulous all year climate, but everyone that comes here comes back for the sunsets. You will find everything you could possibly need in the city of Holmes Beach plus much, much more. Don’t be surprised if you see dolphins swimming next to you on any given day because Holmes Beach is full of surprises. It’s the type of beach that allows you space to relax and catch up on the latest best-seller, or you can enjoy some local water sports.

Holmes Beach is one of the best places on Anna Maria Island that let you let go of the usual hustle and bustle and truly be free. If you want to try something new, Holmes Beach is the place to do it. You will find that time moves slower here and somehow; you have all the time in the world to experience all that Holmes Beach has to offer. Tranquility mixed with a little sense of adventure is what makes Holmes Beach unique. Although it may not be as well-known as some of the surrounding beaches, it has still earned the reputation of being one of the few hidden gems of Florida.

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