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South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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All reviews white sand nice sand lots of restaurants free trolley anna maria island old florida clear water across the street siesta key free parking laid back gulf of mexico plenty of parking fish saw dolphins shells bradenton
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First trip here and forever in love 😍 The beaches were clean despite scare of red tide , no odors, white sandy beach and fairly clear water. We were hesitant but decided to keep our trip and it payed off, peaceful and serene.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gulf side is just a great beach, and the sunsets, WOW. The Bay side is fishing and boating, if you like either this is a great spot

1  Thank Dadbo95
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Bradenton Beach in May of 2018. We quickly fell in love with the white sandy beaches and the clear blue water! The people were friendly and we will return for sure!! The sunsets are incredible and we enjoyed the...More

1  Thank debginde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice walk on the beach, just a few people around. Water was clear. Great to see the water is clear again after being affected with red tide earlier.

3  Thank James99946
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This condo is beautiful, comfortable and inviting. It sleeps 6 and is updated. It’s right on the beach and the views are amazing!

Thank tlflynn
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The red tide might have spoiled going on the beach everyday but we were very grateful for the days before it reached there, beautiful beach with stunning views.

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 21 August 2018

For a change, we drove to this beach for sunset to see how it compared to Siesta Key (which is horrible at this time due to the “Red Tide”). There are several “Free Parking” places along this beach (which is nice). There a LOT of...More

Thank garyd01
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stayed on this beach in a condo and enjoyed this location very much. The beach is very clean and smooth and has a beautful sunset. There are also shells available but not so many that it is not easy to walk. The beach is...More

2  Thank sleebrownies
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Red tide is awful. Few people on beach are coughing, water is discolored and dead fish litter the beach. Stay away until beach is cleared...

2  Thank richard s
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The beach is always beautiful. We love seeing the turtle nests. Bridge Street is always hopping with good stores, restaurants and ice cream shops!

Thank Kimberly T
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Brenda V
3 August 2018|
Response from Dale N | Reviewed this property |
Google Florida Fish Wildlife conservation commission red tide Anna Maria Island This is a very useful resource. Enjoy the Island.
24 June 2018|
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Response from jlhoffco | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. No construction currently on that end of the island. Bradenton beach construction wasn't that bad, and there is an easy way around it. But if you just don't want to deal with it at all during the day... More
11 June 2018|
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Response from Capt_America_IA | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week. Water is very warm and yes good shallow areas for kids as well. If the coast gets a little rough head to the bay side on Anna Marie. Very short drive and there is a couple of public beach areas. Try... More