Articles On Anna Maria

Oyster Bar

Anna Maria Island’s Oyster Bar is a popular restaurant for locals and visitors alike because it really captures the essence of the island. With four locations scattered around Anna Maria Island, you won’t have to... Read more

Cortez Beach Fishing

Cortez Fishing Village

Cortez is a small Gulf Coast fishing village located near Anna Maria Island and was founded in the 1880s by settlers from North Carolina. You will still find that it still has that old-fashioned charm... Read more

Anna Maria Things to Do

Anna Maria Island July 4th Events

There is no better place to spend your Independence day this year than Anna Maria Island. Looking for fun in the sun that never seems to stop? Anna Maria Island is the place to be.... Read more

Mike Norman Vacation Rentals

Top Gulf Front Vacation Rentals

112 46th Street, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island This impressive four bedroom, 3.5 bath vacation home can accommodate up to ten people and is the perfect choice for a large family or group of friends... Read more

Anna Maria Things to Do

Fun Things to Do on Anna Maria Island

Looking for some fun activities during your stay on Anna Maria Island? The island offers many tours and adventures to make your stay memorable! Here are a few options to choose from: Anna Maria Sailing... Read more

Best Places To Dine And Watch A Sunset On Anna Maria Island

 Best Places To Dine And Watch A Sunset On Anna Maria Island:     Rod & Reel Pier and Restaurant 875 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria (941) 778-1885   On the very north end of... Read more

Bradenton Area: Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing

The Bradenton Area, on Florida’s Gulf Coast, is the enemy of the artificial. It includes the town of Bradenton, Palmetto right across the Manatee River, Ellenton, the barrier island of Anna Maria, and a portion... Read more


As a vacationer, you should do your due diligence on the Rental Company or private homeowner that you will be renting from. In recent years hotels and bed and breakfasts have taken a back seat... Read more

Anna Maria Island History

Welcome to Anna Maria Island!!! We are very happy to have you and we know you will fall in love with our little Island and all that it has to offer! First Settlers There is... Read more

Cortez Bottarga, Anna Maria Fish Company Anna Maria Fish Company 101 Pine Avenue Anna Maria, Florida 34216 941.778.8710 Established in 2007, by local Seth Cripe, Cortez Bottarga is making waves across the world. Bottarga is Striped Gray Mullet roe which has... Read more