If you like to be close to everything AND have the beach right out your back door, then the Martinique South is just the spot for your vacation! Located in the heart of Holmes Beach, you'll be able to walk to restaurants, shopping, the marina, the Post Office, the library...and the list goes on! When you're ready to explore a bit further, the free Anna Maria Island Trolley stops right by your door. <br/><br/>The owners really treasure their Florida getaway; you can feel the happiness when you walk in the door! The first thing you'll notice is that this is an extremely spacious one-bed/one-bath unit, with over 950 square feet of living space in which to relax. The charming and comfortable tropical decor is the perfect choice for a unit from which you can see the sun, sand, and surf! <br/><br/>The large galley kitchen has been completely updated and is fully equipped for meal preparation. A small table and chairs are intended to be taken outside the front door for breakfast or lunch overlooking the beach. The walkway along the front of the units is very wide, and with only one unit beyond this one you'll rarely have company. The refreshing breezes and heavenly view make this a very popular spot to sit and relax.<br/><br/>Both the living room and bedroom feature gorgeous views of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico - you'll be eager to get out there and enjoy yourself! In case you need anything besides the sun and sand, The Martinique offers its guests the use of its heated swimming pool, tennis court, and community room. <br/>Other amenities include assigned covered parking and a storage closet that the owners keep stocked with tennis rackets and beach equipment.<br/><br/>Sleeps a maximum of 4 people in one king bed plus one sleeper sofa and one rollaway bed. <br/><br/>Ask about multiple month rental discounts. Although the condo association requires a minimum stay of one month, the owners will entertain the possibility of shorter stays under certain circumstances. Please ask for details!
Snuggle into this classic island cottage right across the street from the Beach House Restaurant and our fabulous Gulf of Mexico beaches! Beautifully redone and filled with comfortable furniture, you'll love the ambiance of staying in the heart of the village of Bradenton Beach. This warren of small streets that run to the Bay, across Bridge Street, and south to Coquina Beach is one of the most charming parts of the Island. You'll be able to walk absolutely everywhere and take advantage of all the fun activities for which this Island community is famous.<br/><br/>You're just steps away from the beach, but if you want to do some exploring you don't have to go much farther! The free Island trolley stops nearby, ready to take you north to Holmes Beach and Anna Maria, where you can find shops, restaurants, galleries, a museum, a library, and more. Head slightly south to Cortez Bridge, a historic site with shopping, dining, live music, a weekly open-air market (in season), fishing, and even miniature golf!<br/><br/>The cottage features a large kitchen and living area, along with a comfy bedroom and full laundry room. Your dog is welcome to stay with you for an additional non-refundable fee of $100.<br/><br/>The Beach Bungalow offers you a convenient, relaxing location for a great price. It can sleep 4 between one queen bed and one sleeper sofa.
Sun Kiss Apartment is the perfect place for a single or couple wanting to retreat to calmer surroundings. The spacious deck is just what you need for relaxing after a day in the sun, while the bright and whimsical beach decor is sure to make you feel right at home with the carefree Island lifestyle.<br/><br/>This one bedroom unit is cozy but well-furnished. The open floor plan utilizes the space well and has everything you need to make your getaway special. You will want to brag to your friends about this perfect haven and everyone will want to make Sun Kiss a regular part of future vacations.<br/><br/>The beach is in view and the bay is just a few doors down. For a majestic experience, take a short walk to watch the sunrise or sunset. Grill out on the spacious deck or enjoy the fully stocked kitchen with all of the amenities, including coffee pot, microwave, toaster, and dishwasher.<br/><br/>With cable TV and wireless internet included, you may choose to have a working holiday or just extend your vacation by a few weeks. With the fantastic surroundings and central air to come home to, this lovely unit is sure to make your stay comfortable.<br/><br/>When you want to explore, you can stroll the quiet streets on foot, or tour with bikes, Segways, golf carts, or the free Island Trolley. You will find quaint shops on Bridge Street, along with bistros and seafood restaurants. Not far away is waterfront dining and homemade ice cream. Venture out to Anna Maria's Pine Street to find fun shopping on the North end of the Island or head down to St. Armands Circle to the South. You will always find something to do, or you can choose to do nothing at all - that is the fun and beauty of Anna Maria Island.
Enjoy this jewel of a condo, tucked away on the glorious white-sand beaches of Sand Key! You will love the coziness of this delightful unit with its spectacular views and many amenities to enjoy. Located adjacent to the Sheraton Sand Key Resort and Sand Key Park, Lighthouse Towers sits directly on the Gulf of Mexico. <br/><br/>On-site amenities include a large Gulf-front heated pool and spa, gas grill and wet bar, lighted tennis court, shuffle board courts, reserved parking, and 24-hour security. Sunsets here are spectacular, particularly when enjoyed from the west-facing open balcony of your 18th-floor unit. Inside the unit you'll enjoy a luxurious, fully-equipped kitchen, attractive and comfortable furnishings, and a full wall of mirrors in the living room to reflect the beautiful views of the Gulf. Flat-panel televisions are located in the living room and the bedroom, which features a king bed and en suite bath. A half bath is located off the living area.<br/><br/>Sand Key is a quiet, uncrowded portion of the string of beach communities that line the 35-mile long Pinellas County Coast, beginning at Pass-a-Grille to the south, and ending at Clearwater Beach to the north. It's long been a favorite spot for nesting sea turtles, who make their way to Florida's coasts to lay their eggs every year between May and October. Sand Key Park, at the very north end of the island, is the operations base for the artificial reef program, an interdepartmental cooperation program created to build a reef in the Gulf of Mexico.<br/><br/>When you're ready for more hustle and bustle, with shops and restaurants and fun activities, Clearwater Beach is just over the bridge that spans Clearwater Pass. There you can enjoy every type of beach fun!<br/><br/>This lovely unit sleeps two people in one king bed.
BRAND NEW HEATED POOL READY FOR JANUARY 2017! <br/><br/>Built by a master craftsman in the late 1950s and maintained to this day by his family, this charming Anna Maria cottage is a wonderful example of Mid-Century Modern architecture. It's a lovely blend of that era's design, mixed with a touch of the Orient.<br/><br/>You'll notice the Asian inspiration as soon as you turn into the driveway - rather than a garage door, you'll find a screen with motifs reminiscent of Japanese homes. Although it can be used as a carport, the owners most often enjoy it as a large screened room, where cooling breezes make it a wonderful spot to relax. A laundry room and half-bath are located just off of this room, with an outdoor shower just outside the back door, all ready for your return from the beach.<br/><br/>Inside you'll find an open living space. The sunroom is a terrific spot for a game of cards, while the living room is set up for viewing the large flat-panel TV. The kitchen is cleverly hidden behind another screen, with the dining area next to it. Both bedrooms and the full bath are located just down the hall. The master bedroom features a flat-panel TV and a Bose radio for your enjoyment. <br/><br/>Of course, the best part of this terrific cottage is its location. With Pine Avenue and the village of Anna Maria just one block to the south, you can walk to everything, from the gorgeous Gulf beaches to the historic Anna Maria City Pier and everything in between. Pine Avenue offers restaurants, shopping, the community theater, historic Roser Church, and the Anna Maria Historical Society Museum. If you want to explore the island, catch the free Island Trolley at the end of the street. <br/><br/>Dogs accepted with a non-refundable pet fee. Sleeps 4 in two queen beds.<br/><br/>Coming in January 2017: a new pool and outdoor shower and a king bed!
Enjoy a relaxed island holiday in this charming two-bedroom, two-bath cottage just a block from the beach! As you enter the front door, a comfortable living and dining area welcomes you. Mexican tile floors throughout the house lend a casual, easy-living feel to every room, from the front door to the back patio.<br/><br/>You'll find the living area stocked with a large flat-screen TV and lots of books to read when you're basking in the sun, either at the beach or by the bikini pool out back. A fully equipped kitchen is just off the dining room, and although it's pint-sized, you'll find everything you need to whip up a picnic for the beach or dinner on the grill out by the pool.<br/><br/>Ready for some rest? The master bedroom with a king bed, flat-panel TV, and en suite bath sits at the back of the house and offers access to the pool and patio. A second bedroom features a queen bed and flat-panel TV. If you're expecting an extra guest, the small den leading out to the screened porch features a comfortable daybed. Should you need them, two twin-size rollaway beds can be found in the master bedroom closet.<br/><br/>At the back of the house you'll find a small screened porch outfitted with a dual charcoal/propane grill, and beyond that, the cute bikini-size pool ready for a refreshing swim. The yard is fully fenced for your privacy. <br/><br/>You can spend as much time as you want at the beach since it's just a short block away. Soak up the sun, get some sand in your toes, and jump in the gorgeous aqua waters of the Gulf of Mexico - all in a two-minute walk! Walk as far as you'd like on Anna Maria's 7.5 miles of white sand beaches, then hop on the free Island Trolley that runs the length of the Island for the return trip home. Along the way you might want to visit the shops and restaurants of Bradenton Beach, stroll out on the historic Bridge Street Pier, rent a jet ski, or go parasailing - all are within easy reach of this cute beach cottage. Don't miss this great value!
Spend your vacation at a beautiful canalfront home centrally located in pristine Anna Maria. Featuring two bedrooms and two baths, this home boasts a split floor plan with a central open living area including a living room and a family room, a dining area overlooking the pool, a kitchen, and even extra sleeping space. With flat-panel TVs in bedrooms and living areas, the family will have plenty of room to spread out and relax!<br/><br/>Although the kitchen is fully equipped for meal preparation, the poolside gas grill will be your favorite place to prepare dinner. Look for manatees swimming in Lake LaVista, a salt water canal that gives you direct access to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico beyond. The 30-foot dock will make boating a snap (check about access, as there are two hump back bridges to negotiate before the open water), with awesome fishing opportunities right out your back door!<br/><br/>The new heated pool features whimsical water jets and a lovely waterfall cascading from the spa, which is outfitted with therapy jets and an aerator. The 900 square foot patio is perfect for outdoor entertaining, dining al fresco, or just soaking up the beautiful warm sunshine.<br/><br/>This part of the Island is perfect for exploring on foot or bike, or by taking the free trolley for a tour of the entire Island. The nearest trolley stop is just around the corner; from there you can ride anywhere on the island and home again at no charge! You'll also enjoy exploring the historic village of Anna Maria: Pine Avenue, which is just two blocks from the house, is filled with interesting shops and restaurants, and is the home of both the Island Players and the Anna Maria Historical Society Museum.<br/><br/>Of course, you'll want to get to the beach as much as possible, and you'll find you can walk there in no time! The Gulf beaches are just a few easy blocks away, while the beautiful bayfront beach is just two blocks from home. The same easy walk will also take you to the Rod & Reel Pier and the Historic Anna Maria City Pier for fishing, dining, and people watching.<br/><br/>Sleeps 6 in one king, one queen, and one sleeper sofa.
The original easy beach vacation at an affordable price! No stairs to travel, and only a one-minute walk until your feet are in the Gulf of Mexico or at the shores of Anna Maria Sound.<br/><br/>This two-bedroom, one-bath charmer is tucked between beach and bay in Bradenton Beach. You'll find yourself so close to both the Gulf beaches and the beauties of the Bay that you may only use this cute home base to sleep! However, the comforts of home will beckon, with a large flat-panel television in the living room, a fully equipped eat-in kitchen, and the convenience of ground floor living. The two bedrooms offer a choice of a queen bed and flat-panel TV, or two twin beds. <br/><br/>A stay at Beach Baby means every island attraction is right at your fingertips. Whether you want to sink your toes in the white sand on the Gulfside, or pause to watch the sunrise over the bay, you'll only have to walk a very short distance. Ready for something different? The free Island Trolley stops at the top of the street, ready to take you to the north end of the Island for a visit to the village of Anna Maria, where two historic piers offer opportunities for fishing and dining. Shops, restaurants, galleries, and even a museum and community theater can also be found on this end of the Island. <br/><br/>You might want to hop off the trolley when it makes its way through Holmes Beach. Not only will you find more excellent shops and restaurants, but Holmes Beach is also home to a marina, library, free community tennis courts, and several gyms open to visitors. <br/><br/>And don't forget to explore the rest of Bradenton Beach to the south of your unit. Historic Bridge Street was once the location of the very first bridge to the mainland. Today's Cortez Bridge, just a bit to the north, is made out of sturdier stuff than the original wood structure, but the original street is still there, and it is a fun place for shopping, dining, live music, a weekly open-air market (in season), fishing, and even miniature golf!<br/><br/>For a lovely, affordable place to call home while visiting our fabulous Island, Beach Baby is just the ticket! Sleeps 4 in one queen and two twin beds. Add Beach Baby 2, and sleep a total of 8 people in two side-by-side units!
Stay DIRECTLY on the beach in this gorgeous two-bedroom, two-bath condo! Sun Plaza West has everything you could want from your Anna Maria beach vacation, including a lighted tennis court, heated pool, direct access to the white sands of Anna Maria's pristine beaches, and a central location in the heart of Holmes Beach.<br/><br/>This lovely unit has been completely redone by new owners under the direction of one of the Gulf Coast's top interior decorators. Kate's work is always gorgeous, and the furnishings are designed for comfort as well as beauty. You'll enjoy breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and our white sand beaches from both the large screened porch off of the living room and the open balcony off of the master bedroom. An open living space will provide you and your family with comfortable seating for relaxation, a large flat-panel TV for entertainment, and a dining table to seat everyone for delicious meals prepared in the fully equipped kitchen.<br/><br/>The master bedroom not only features views of the Gulf from a private balcony but also contains the comfort of a king bed, large flat-panel TV, and an en suite bath. Designed with families in mind, the second bedroom features twin beds and another flat-panel TV. <br/><br/>Sun Plaza West is located in the heart of Holmes Beach, directly on the southbound route of the Island's free trolley. You'll find plenty of restaurants and shops within an easy distance for walking or biking. During your stay, you might even want to stroll a short distance north on the beach to the famous Beach Bistro, which has consistently been awarded the highest ZAGAT scores in the state of Florida, and is included in ZAGAT's Top Restaurants in America. <br/><br/>Ask about special deals for off-season reservations.
We at beachrentals.mobi LOVE Sunbow Bay for its awesome amenities and affordable prices! This lovely two-bedroom, two-bath unit has been attractively remodeled and decorated. You'll enjoy a large eat-in kitchen, comfortable and attractive furnishings with an updated island vibe, flat-panel TVs in the living room and both bedrooms, a large screened porch with treetop views, full size in-unit washer & dryer, and easy access to the beautifully maintained grounds and amenities of Sunbow Bay.<br/><br/>On-site amenities include a waterway that's accessible by small boats, a dock for daytime use, a fishing pier reaching far into the bay, tennis courts, two heated swimming pools, a poolside gas grill, and lush, expertly maintained tropical landscaping. Follow flower-lined shell paths when you're in the mood to take in the pleasures of nature, whether you want to watch for dolphins and other aquatic creatures from the pier or catch a glimpse of a bright pink roseate spoonbill as she wings her way to Perico Island. Once you're on the Sunbow Bay property, you'll be delighted by the beauty that surrounds you at every turn!<br/><br/>Of course, part of the reason you're in Florida is to visit Anna Maria's fabulous Gulf beaches, and a stay at Sunbow Bay puts you in the perfect position to get there easily! You can easily walk or bike to the Manatee Public Beach, where you'll find a terrific restaurant serving food throughout the day (you can dine in your bathing suit!), a cute beach shop, and shower and restroom facilities. If you'd prefer something a bit quieter, you can access the beach anywhere you'd like up and down our 7.5 miles of white sand beaches. <br/><br/>Other super-convenient features of this location include Publix and CVS right across the street in addition to shops, restaurants, and a stop for our free Island Trolley right at the edge of the complex. You'll NEVER have any need to get in your car once you arrive!<br/><br/>This unit requires a minimum stay of one month, although shorter stays may be arranged under certain conditions. In that instance, although rates for one week are at a premium, weekly rates are discounted for multiple weeks. Please discuss your needs with our staff. Sleeps six in two queen beds and one queen sleeper sofa in the living room. SUNBOW BAY UNIT 213 IS JUST TWO DOORS AWAY...RENT BOTH UNITS AND ACCOMMODATE YOUR ENTIRE GROUP!
Ed DeLosh and Candy Conte, owners of beachrentals.mobi, are seasoned veterans of the vacation rental business here on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Both grew up in the area, and love helping visitors discover and enjoy its many treasures!