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Pine Avenue shopping is on the farthest Trolley stop, at the North side of the Island. Get off at the Historic Anna Maria City Pier for an early morning cup of coffee and the best sunrise view, over looking The Tampa Bay.
They offer food, drinks and have a selection of Casual jewelry and gift items, to start your shopping adventure.
Cross the street to:Bayview Plaza.
2 Scoops. One of the most popular Ice cream shops, offering 2 scoops,(aka 2 flavors), for the price, most shops charge for one. We love to read the silly signs on the wall while enjoying a chili dog and shake. The whimsical gift shop and clothing items and interesting packaged treats to go make this a place the whole family will love.
Two side’s of Nature~Anna Maria’s largest Beach shop, carrying 100% cotton clothing, for adults and children. They also have select Island gifts, decor, stuffed animals, thermal cups to carry to the beach, basically, something for everyone. Open 7 days: 9 am – 5 pm. Phone: 941-779-2432. And now open, “Two Sides of Nature Too!”, just a couple door s down.
Island Fresh~ Upscale Apparel for the colorful dresser, featuring designs by Lulu-B. A beautiful selection of accessories. Open Mon-Sat 10-5, and Sun 12-5. Phone:941-779-0011.
Chapae’~The Unique Boutique~ We all know or love someone with distinguishing taste. This is where you’ll find that Special item just for them, with a flair of Paris, at the beach. Bayview Plaza. 101 South Bay Blvd. #A4Open 7 days: 10 am – 5 pm. Phone:941-778-6728.
Start your stroll toward Gulf drive, and you’ll find several places of interest.
Libby’s~Jewelry and gift shop, Collaborating with local artists to give you a distinctive creation, that will keep you coming back. The variety, allows for less expensive purchases and well as higher end jewelry, also clothing and accessories. Open 10 am – 5 pm. Phone:(941) 896-7867.
AMI Outfitters Coastal Gear and Apparel~ Outdoor equipment and clothing for any type of Island and Hiking activity. Fishing, Kayaking, beaching and more. They have it all and a little something for the dog. 9am – 6 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. 941- 254-4996.
Island Cabana~Resort wear and decor. Design your home with Coastal flair and add some personal fashion to complete the look. 10-6 Monday – Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday. Phone:941-896-4946
Emerson Studio store~Art, posters, clothing, gifts, and greeting cards, with laughter and pet humor in mind. 8:30am – 4pm . Phone: 941- 896-9888.
Flip Flop Shop and Candy Stop~ Candy and nuts by the pound, also the nostalgic candy you remember as a kid, and a huge selection of gifts, Apparel, toys, jewelry and of course Flip Flops and sandals. Something for everyone and the kids will be happy. Mon- Sat~10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Phone:-941-778-5694.
The Shiny Fish Emporium~Toys, clothing, Artsy shells, Ice Cream and specialty candy are among the plethora of Whimsical items. You have to experience it for yourself. Interactive, family crafting options, make it easy to join the fun and get creative. 10am-5pm. Phone:941-896-9742.
Bella By The Sea Home Boutique~Stylish Apparel, Trendy Jewelry, and Accessories, Goats Milk Toiletries and Lotions. 10 am – 5 pm. with extra hours on Sunday during season. Phone:941-896-4848.
Pink and Navy Boutique~Fashion with flair and elegance for the trendy dresser. Brand names for men, women and children, unique to the Discriminating taste. 10am-5pm. Mon-Sat. 11am-4pm on Sunday. Phone:941- 567-4000.
Pine street Shops have a superb selection of Unique gifts and apparel to make your purchases more Satisfying. Enjoy your time on the Island and and let us know, which are your favorite places. and why. Find your perfect Anna Maria Island Vacation Rental home at http://beachrentals.mobi/.
If you decide to shop later in the day, then start at Gulf drive and end at the Pier for sunset, live music, dinner and cocktails.