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Address: South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Sugar Sand beaches and fantastic sea!!

Bradenton Beach is truly every bit as good as most of the reviews on this site, which is a shams, as I am a 14 week a year resident as my condo is close to the beach, the only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Bradenton Beach is truly every bit as good as most of the reviews on this site, which is a shams, as I am a 14 week a year resident as my condo is close to the beach, the only thing that is in our fav our is that the parking is strictly limited which keeps the beach fairly clear .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Our favorite beach in AMI, probably 'cuase cold beer is available at the beer stand near the beach. Great for a family funday. But, come early in season by 10-10:30 or all the parking spots will be gone. I shouldn't be telling you all this because you'll get my favorite parking spot! And the traffic can be awful in season.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

All of the beaches in this area are worth visiting in my opinion. Paradise!! Amazing sunsets! Perfect sand!

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This has been a very pretty beach for a long time but the beach services themselves have improved quite a bit over the past few years.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Love the beach! Sand was clean and not drops off the beach. We were up closer to town. Used the public beach too. It was very nice and has a decent restaurant there for breakfast.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Bradenton Beach, FL (Anna Maria Island) is not only clean but also uncrowded. This was our first trip, but we are headed back in the near future. Our family enjoyed 5 days on this beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Don't plan on having a drink there and even if you want to hide it. They will come up and look to see if you have alcohol! It warns you not to have this, but most beaches turn their head if you have it in cups. These people are serious, NO ALCOHOL

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very clean white sands at the center of the island. Great views and tons of different wildlife. Plenty to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really nice beach and not overly crowded! The sand was good and the waves weren't that huge . Nice for walking, swimming or tanning!!

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We are beach people and we think this is as near to perfect a beach as we've ever visited! It has the gorgeous clear gulf water and beautiful sand, it has showers and restrooms at several locations and our favorite part of Bradenton beach is that you can park right next to the sand - see my pic. No need... More 

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Address: South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach

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