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Bradenton Beach

South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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English first
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76 reviews 76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Spend the week of July 4th on the island with my wife. The beach is wonderful and super relaxing. Sand is great. Water clarity is very good too. Great beach.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
124 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We always love walking the beach here with its soft white sand and the crystal clear waters of the Gulf.

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Longwood, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Bradenton and Coquina Beach offer parking and several miles of Gulf beach to relax. This area of the beach is highly accessible so it's not for those looking for a more quiet, private beach outing. bring the kids for the shallow water and starfish searches.

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Bristol
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Visited in July expecting it to be busy. Couldn't believe that such a beautiful place was so quiet. Didn't arrive until 11am so we were amazed that parking was so plentiful - and free. The beach was lovely. White sand and crystal clear water. Paradise. Not commercialised so don't expect lots of snack bars etc.

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Bradenton, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My favorite spot to get away from the city! Love that it's so close to home and close to many great bars and restaurants on the island.

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great beach on the Anna Maria Island. Large, nice sand, not crowdy, nice water and very relaxing place. There where many parts of the beach which have many beautiful seashells that you could go and pick while they walked along the mile-long beach

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Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The sand is like powdered sugar, some shelling, lots of birds. Wonderful sunsets. Busy but not so much that you can't find your own space ..LOVE LOVE

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The beach was private where we were. The beaches were clean and free of trash. People/visitors take pride of the beach.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The beach was private and very clean. The view from our room was spectacular. The beach was maintained in its natural state with sea oats swaying in the wind.

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Sebring, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Needed a beach day so thought we would drive over to Bradenton Beach. Jumped in the corvette and headed out on a gorgeous day for a 1 hour and 45min. trip. The ride over is just heaven going through all the pasture lands and feeling the wind in your hair. Got to the beach and put up the umbrella and... More

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