Meet the Sea Turtles on Longboat Key

July 9, 2019 by Rachel

One of the best parts of a vacation on the Florida Gulf Coast? The natural wildlife! As you may know, sea turtle nesting season is May 1 to October 31. To preserve turtle nests, beach restrictions are enforced. For example, any lights that can be seen be from the beach must be turned off or […]

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February in Florida: 9 Can’t Miss Events

January 31, 2019 by Rachel

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s a very busy one here on the Florida Gulf Coast! There’s so much to do in and around Manatee and Sarasota Counties this month – and that’s even before we get to Valentine’s Day! Here’s some of our favorite February events that we think […]

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Year in Review: A Look Back at 2018

January 28, 2019 by Rachel

Last year was truly incredible for Through our partnerships with our guests and our property owners, we accomplished some great things. As we wrap up the first month of 2019, let’s take a look back on everything we achieved in 2018. Three Cheers for You, Three Cheers for Us From Ed DeLosh, co-owner of […]

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Ways to cool down on a hot Summer day!

August 9, 2018 by Tammy

Fun in the sun on vacation can leave you needing a cool down. Rise above it with parasailing. If you can’t cool off on the ground, add some excitement and amazing views while soaring in the gulf breezes. How do you beat the heat on Anna Maria Island?  Some refresh in the tide but have […]

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Best pastries and desserts on Anna Maria Island

February 7, 2017 by Tammy

You may be living a healthy lifestyle, but face it, when you are on vacation, you deserve to splurge! There are so many options for breakfast, mid-day snacks or after-dinner delectables that you may just skip some meals in favor of these tasty treats. So, where can you go to get satisfaction for your food […]

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WIFI on Anna Maria Island

January 4, 2017 by Tammy

 Anna Maria Island is called the Hidden Gem, partly for its small town charisma and a seven mile coastline of pristine sugar-white sand beaches. An average daily temperature from 80-85 with 90 % sunny days, makes it easy to unplug from all electronics and get lost in the carefree Island living. If you are here for a length of […]

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Sport bars on Anna Maria Island Florida.

October 4, 2016 by Tammy

Sports enthusiast, have no fear, your Island vacation comes with Local Hangouts to get your game night started. If you are a die hard fan, or novice, you will find the right fit for your needs. Dinner, appetizers, Pub food and causal taverns or family friendly are closer than you think. Slim’s Place~The menu has something for everyone […]

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Anna Maria Island Vacations at Carissa Villa

August 18, 2016 by Tammy

If you are searching for luxury in your Island vacation, this home is your dream come true. Tucked away on a quiet street on Anna Maria Island, this Mediterranean-style Townhouse is your perfect family vacation destination. Carissa Villa 201 and  Carissa Villa  203 is a sister house with the same amenities. If you have a large […]

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Anna Maria Island’s, July 4th Festivities 2016.

July 2, 2016 by Tammy

The Anna Maria Island Annual July 4th Parade and Fireworks! The Anna Maria Island Privateers, are  hosting their annual 4th of July Parade to celebrate the Birth of America to raise proceeds for “Pirates for Kids & Community”. So put on your  Red, White and Blue. and join in the festivities. Don’t be shy to offer donations, to the […]

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Anna Maria Island Beachfront Vacation Condo~Gulf Place 3

June 10, 2016 by Tammy

Treat your Family to the easy life at Gulf Place 3. This Anna Maria Island, Gulf Coast Condo has over 1500 square feet of under air living space. Completely renovated for 2016, this 3 bedroom, spacious condo is sure to be a favorite destination for your  Family Holidays.  Enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views from the screened in Lanai, or step […]

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John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk

May 13, 2016 by Tammy

  John’s Pass is the #1 place to visit on the Pinellas County Coastline. This quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village has much to offer to seasoned visitors as well as newcomers. With over one hundred merchants in the Village and it’s unique retail shopping, You can spend all day finding the finest wines, jewelry, fashions, swim wear, and […]

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Bean Point ~Anna Maria Island

April 27, 2016 by Tammy

Bean Point is the very northern tip of Anna Maria Island, facing the pass from Tampa Bay to the Gulf Of Mexico.  It is an Island Favorite that provides breathtaking sunsets, a large expanse of pristine beach, perfect for group outings and beach activities. Whether you surf, sun bathe, swim, or build sand castles, there is […]

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How to plan a Pet Friendly vacation.

October 15, 2015 by Tammy

Your family pet has become one of the family. Planning your vacation to bring them along is easier than you may think. Finding the right place to stay, is the first step.  Once you have found the perfect location, here are some tips  to ensure your pet’s well being. Even though you think you know how your dog will […]

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