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Address: Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL

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Very nice beach, plenty of room at the point. Hidden away from everything. Nice views of St Pete. One problem is the large amount of kelp, feel like you can't use part of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Lake Wylie, SC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Very nice beach, plenty of room at the point. Hidden away from everything. Nice views of St Pete. One problem is the large amount of kelp, feel like you can't use part of the beach. Another problem is you feel like your sitting in someone's back yard because houses are that close to the beach. Parked at Rod & Reel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Who ever rated Siesta Key beach the #1 in the USA, must have never visited Bean Point at the tip of AMI. This place is just a short walk on the beach from the Rod and Reel Pier to the northern tip of the Island. It is a must see if you visit AMI because you will be amazed by... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Bean Point provides no facilities, but the tranquility of this stretch of sand is exceptional for the mind and for the soul. You’ll find spectacular views of Tampa Bay, the Skyway Bridge, St. Petersburg and don’t forget those remarkable sunsets! The beach is huge and extends around the tip of the island. The sand is soft and white, while the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have never been on the Gulf of Mexico. Anna Maria Island was recommended to us by a local Florida person and we were so glad we looked into it.... Beautiful white sand beach and amazingly warm water. This is a very low key spot. It would have been nice to have beach chairs to sit in...

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St. Charles, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Magnificent Gulf Beach! Spent the afternoon watching the waves roll in, the beautiful boats sail by, and Gulf birds frolic the water. Surprisingly, this area was uncrowded despite it being a gorgeous Saturday afternoon. Great location on Anna Maria Island.

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North Potomac, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Blue , clear water, gentle waves, and a large clean soft white sand beach to relax on. This is a fantastic place to chill out with family and friends.

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Berryville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

we loved shelling here, as it was a little less crowded then the other local beaches....Sunset here was AMAZING. Could have stayed for a year. Love, Love, Love AMI!

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Lindsay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Love, love, love this beach. We visited with our two toddlers while visiting Florida. Beach was clean, not too crowded. Sunsets were breath taking

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Dacula
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Bean Point is situated on Anna Maria Island's point, and the waves coming in create sort of a swirl, since they appear to be coming in from two different directions. When we were there, the water was warm and VERY clear, and we found (and didn't keep) lots of sea sponges.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I was initially worried about renting a beach house on the gulf side of Bean Point due to the reviews about the rip currents (we have 5 kids who love the water). I had absolutely nothing to worry about! The week we were there (April 4th thru the 11th) was nothing short of perfection. We had the best spot (on... More 

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