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Top 5 Must experience Vacation Rental Villas on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

Top 5 Must experience Vacation Rental Villas on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

Top 5 Must experience Vacation Rental Villas on Anna Maria Island, Florida!
February 12
15:33 2013
Vacation Rental Villas on Anna Maria Island, Florida

Vacation Rental Villas on Anna Maria Island, Florida

There’s certainly no shortage of great vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island. The towns of Holmes Beach, Anna Maria, and Bradenton Beach offer holiday rentals that visitors will be hard-pressed to find anywhere else in Florida: spacious condos, beachfront villas, and bright cottages chock-full of amenities, all for reasonable prices – even in the high season. But with so many options, how to do you choose the holiday rental that’s right for you? Start planning your vacation by having a look at our list of our picks for the top five holiday rentals on Anna Maria Island… or checkout 175 of the best on Anna Maria here!

Dolphin Cottage – Holmes Beach: When you arrive at the brightly painted Dolphin Cottage, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported back to the days of Old Hemingway, complete with open verandas and tropical breezes. Located in a quiet neighborhood, shaded by tropical trees, and situated just steps from the ocean, this cozy beachfront cottage is Old Florida at its best. Guests will wake up to the sounds of ocean waves, pass days curling their toes in the white sands, and spend evenings taking in those famous Anna Maria sunsets. The best part? The cottage sleeps up to 8, including pets, making it the ideal vacation rental for families.

Whitecaps – Anna Maria: For travelers who seek sophistication, Whitecaps in Anna Maria is the ultimate in upscale holiday rentals. With hardwood floors, marble countertops, amazing tile work, and vaulted ceilings, Whitecaps is the premier luxury rental on the island. This 5-bedroom home can host up to twelve guests, but don’t let the size intimidate you: there’s convenient elevator service to each floor. From the upstairs area, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico – be sure to watch for dolphins breaching and manatees swimming by! The private pool and recreation areas are perfect for days when you feel like relaxing away from the crowds. When you’re feeling a little more social, grab your sunscreen and take the one-minute stroll to the beach, where you’ll find Anna Maria’s famous crystal clear waters and powdery white sands waiting for you. !

Gulf Watch Condominiums – Bradenton Beach: If you enjoy luxury on a smaller scale, a beach condominium is the way to go, and Gulf Watch Condominiums in Bradenton offers the best of the best in beach condo rentals. Located directly across the street from the sugar-white sands of Bradenton Beach and within walking distance of shopping and fine dining, Gulf Watch Condominiums allows guests the easiest access to the most exciting parts of the island. Added bonuses include full amenities, screened balconies, and comfortable yet modern furnishings. There’s also a great social scene by the pool, which is the perfect way for families with children to meet other guests.

Villa Milano – Holmes Beach, Anna Maria:  For a rental that typifies Anna Maria Island – casual elegance in a stunning setting – look no further than Villa Milano in Holmes Beach. Staying here means enjoying dinner on the rooftop terrace, gazing out at sweeping views of the Gulf, strolling through the shaded gardens, and lounging by the private pool. With all of these great features, plus tons of amenities, you’ll find yourself not wanting to leave the property. When you finally do venture out, don’t forget to bring your sunscreen: Villa Milano is just a two minute walk from the beach.

Franks Beach House – Holmes Beach: This modern rental is located on the sands of a secluded beach. Picture windows look out to the sea, and the private deck of the ocean is a great place for lounging, barbecuing, or sunbathing. With the beach as your own back yard, you’re never more than seconds away from fun in the sun at this amazing rental. Other great amenities include flat screen TVs in every bedroom, modern appliances, beach chairs and water toys for children, and even a fireplace should the weather not cooperate. This pet-friendly property is just a short distance from shopping and entertainment, making it a great location for the whole family.

When you stay in any of these rentals, you’ll enjoy the best Anna Maria Island has to offer: beautiful beaches, a relaxed atmosphere, and a little piece of paradise to call your own. Just be careful when you rent one of these properties … you may not want to leave! Check our for a wider selection.

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