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Address: South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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unbelievable sunsets and very laid back

Bradenton Beach is my favorite go to place for a laid back, romantic experience. Hotels are not the big corporate types everywhere else. They are very quaint and wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This place shows a total lack of desire to service the traveling yacht. We were told to pick a slip on the north side of the t dock. Only after we asked two times did they send a person to catch a line. We paid our fees at the dock office and went back to the boat. After a couple... More 

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Bradenton Beach is my favorite go to place for a laid back, romantic experience. Hotels are not the big corporate types everywhere else. They are very quaint and wonderful. Beaches are everything they say... wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I haven't been to this beach in over 30 years and I was extremely happy with what I experienced. The beach was well maintained with ample restroom facilities, a great "food service" with a variety of foods and drink and a well supplied gift shop. The staff treated me like family and I left there vowing not to wait so... More 

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Elkins, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Beautiful beach, great shells, amazing bird watching, quiet and peaceful. Read a book, have a cocktail and bask in the amazing sunsets.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you want to relax this is the place to do it nice clean water and sand the sitting area is excellent for bbq plenty to do

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A lot cheaper than St Petes and Sarasota. Plus a slower pace. This is where the locals go, definitely take the children. Better still take a picnic. No Alcohol on the beach

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a fantastic location to stay. The island is so narrow here that no matter where you stay, you will be steps from the beach. This area boasts Bridge Street with shops, dining, and a pier. There are also several shops and restaurants along gulf drive in this area. The beaches are beautiful and not crowded, yet you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a beautiful beach! I live in Fort Myers FL and we have nothing like this!!!! It has so many trees and sand dunes, plenty of parking.

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We spent a an afternoon here and really enjoyed ourselves! We took a boat ride to see the dolphins. We had lunch and had a few hours on the beach. Some nice bars and friendly service.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Just love this little island. Vintage feel with cute shops and beautiful beach. Fun places to eat and see.

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