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Bradenton Beach

South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
+1 941-792-5300
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Coquina Trail Segway Tour
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Anna Maria Island Segway Rental
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“white sand” (33 reviews)
“nice sand” (9 reviews)
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South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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1 - 10 of 619 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here several times over a two week vacation. Like the view and the food was delicious. The Bloody Mary and mimosas specials were great. I even got a gift card to eat here again

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for 9 days. This was a very nice beach. Saw a wedding, a beautiful sunrise and spotted a few dolphins. Can't wait to come back.

Thank Angelica A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach respected by both locals and visitors i.e. it's clean! I loved taking early morning swim then sitting on the beach watching birds fishing and people walking. Had an 'original' beach hut rental, nothing to look at outside but WOW inside! Right on the...More

1  Thank picnicmomma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with the beautiful turquoise water and the white sand. Great beach without all the hustle and bustle. Loaded with mom and pop restaurants no big chains!!

1  Thank Traci E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful quiet beach restraunts were okay nothing fancy less than average food Florida just for the beach and sun clean clear water miles of beach sand and different beaches along the same strip

1  Thank 325marines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went down to Bradenton it was such a quaint little town. We normally go to Destin this time of year but we decided to go somewhere new. We were not unhappy at all! We loved experiencing another beach! We would go here again!

1  Thank agentstarling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful beach andvert low key. Lots of people but no one invading your space. We were able to walk the shore line, take a dolphin tour a nd get some yummy pizza! Very clean beach and nice shops!

1  Thank Sdeutschet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful, quiet beach! Beautiful water, sand and view. Great for relaxing and having fun! Able to walk to restaurants, shops or take trolley, never have to move car.

1  Thank dhorvath58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

incredible time at Anna Maria Island! So much fun and sun! Great food too! Bring your smile and sun glasses, everything else you may buy here

1  Thank Olga Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything you need and want from a beach side place. Sun sea sand and lots of quirky seaside shops, plenty of food options too the pier is great if you want to fish or just wish. Not too busy but I imagine that will change...More

1  Thank John M
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Sarah W
We will be traveling to Anna Maria Island, Bradenton Beach from Disney (taking a break one day!). The directions say I-4 to I-75 S to Exit 9 toward Naples, then I-275 via exit 228, then exit 2 (US-41).. and turn right on Manatee Ave, and finally turn right onto Gulf Dr. We have never traveled to FL before, so I wanted to verify these directions, and if there are any tips to take a different exit, etc? I am assuming there will be plenty of signs once we get close to the island. Curious on the experience of others who travel there many times and can recommend a certain location of the beach? Thank you!
6 June 2017|
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Response from Creekstone4505 | Reviewed this property |
I would stay on I-75 to Exit 224, Ellenton. Then go, right on US 301 toward Palmetto. Turn left and cross the Manatee River on 41/301. Once you cross the river, the second traffic light is Manatee Avenue. Turn right and... More
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tlosull
Is there any benefit to renting a golf cart for older guests if we have a rental car? Can you drive golf carts into the beach or do you need to find parking?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Barry L | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any golf carts on the beach. However there is a private shuttle service, which I think may be free depending upon which resort you are staying at, that is golf cart based that takes folks around.
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Diane C
Hi . My son is playing at IMG next week and i am wondering was it difficult leaving and returning to the beach hotels due to congestion? he has a game 9 am Monday morning. thanks
4 April 2017|
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Response from jvjmac | Reviewed this property |
I'm not quite sure, our tournament was based in Winterhaven so we only had games at IMG one day. When we left the facility for the beach it was about 4pm. Traffic was heavy at that time. Beach is not far away, just a couple... More
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