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“Anna Marie Trip 2012” 5 of 5 stars
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An Island Getaway at Palm Tree Villas
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   207 66th Street, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217   |  
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Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Holmes Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Chicago, Illinois
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“Anna Marie Trip 2012”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

I couldn't have been happier at the Palm Tree Villas. The villas were beautiful, the staff was excellent and the location was perfect. The Island is a hidden gem and the Trolley takes you everywhere. The beaches are beautiful, We are looking forward to you next visit and will Stay at Palm Tree or their sister resort on the Island....... I hope to be a regular : ) Thnx for a great vacation...... Meredith/Chicago, IL

Room Tip: All rooms were exceptional, we stayed in #25, perfect for a large family..
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Lauderdale Lakes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Our trip in July was so fantastic, Palm Tree Villas is now our home away from home. I am an Island boy and this location is the closest that I have come that reminds me of Jamaica. It hits the spot and we just loved it. The owner Spence and his lovely wife were exceptional people, it was such a pleasure to be in their company and stay at their absolutely comfortable property. It surpassed our expectations as I am a packer and we took our usual stuff, and upon arriving we were surprised that we did not have to take most of our travelling equipment, they have it all there. We only had to take our food, everything and I mean everything for the comforts of travelling to a beach town is there for the clients use, and I mean great stuff. Beach chairs, umbrellas, wagons to pull stuff, great BBQS, All utensils, pots, pans,and plates. These villas are wonderful. bright and sincerely beautiful and we recommend to all. Spence we thank you for an awesome time, and much blessings to you and your family, just keep the going, going. ONELOVE.

Room Tip: Just go and experience it.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Windsor, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

This is one of the best places we've ever stayed at! Clean, quiet, plenty of room and everything you need for fun at the beach is provided. Each unit has an outdoor patio with shower as well as a wagon and beach chairs for your very short walk to the beach. Not located right on the beach but it's only about a 2 minute walk.
The beaches on Anna Maria are gorgeous! We walked for miles on the soft, white sand.

There's no need to rent a car because the island is so small. We rented bikes for $30/week and cruised everywhere! It was a nice way to work off the key lime pie I ate everyday from Hurricane Hanks!
The pool is small but very clean.

This was an anniversary, adults only trip for us, however, we are planning on going back with our kids ASAP!


  • Stayed September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Voorhees, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you're like me you always question, who really writes these reviews? I imagine hotel employees secretly typing away to maintain job security! A self described hotel critic, that insists on cleanliness, kindness, cost savings and the lost art of customer service... the Palm Tree Villas lived up to my every expectation. From making the reservation, to the no pressure, laid back and welcoming check-in. The room was immaculate and had everything you need for a comfortable, relaxed vacation. I particularly enjoyed the visitor journals that allowed you to read personal notes and suggestions from previous guests. Very nice touch! Yes, there were free laundry facilities, games, beach chairs, towels, movies, boogie boards, books, everything for a relaxing stay. So if you're looking for the faced paced, crowded, pricey resort environment, don't stay here. But if you want a 'home away from home' with privacy, comfortable, clean beds, and two minute walk to the beach then stay at the Villas. Spence was great, and very accommodating to our every need. He and Andrea really get the importance of making someone feel welcome. Perhaps the biggest compliment came from my 17 year old son who said, "Mom I think we should make this place part of a family tradition." Go figure a teenager that actually enjoyed spending time with the family...must be a Palm Tree Villas miracle! Can't wait to return.

Room Tip: Stayed in 2 bedroom/2 bathroom suite
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

This makes our third stay at one of Spence and Jessie's places at Anna Maria Island. Palm Tree Villas is definitely on our favorite list! The location is perfect if you're looking for quick, easy access to the beach or a quiet place to lay around the pool and soak up the sun. The Villas are very spacious, clean and well equipped with everything you and your family need. This is the place I would recommend to anyone looking for a family getaway, although my wife and I are trying to come back as just a couple soon. The best part is you will always be treated as family by Spence and Jessie who own and run this little piece of paradise. Whatever you may need, they always seem to be right there to assist you. We can't wait for our next visit!

Room Tip: Both one and two bedroom are very spacious.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

Our family of 5 had #25 unit and it was very comfortable. Spence went out of his way to personally take care of our needs. Due to some problem before we arrived, the keys didnt fit so we had to wait to leave for dinner until he brought us good set.
The walk to the beach is short and the beach itself is nice. Because of the time of year, there was a LOT of seaweed, but we drove N and found beaches that had very little problem with that.
We will definitely stay here again if we get the chance. Spence is an owner who seems to really care about your experience

Now if he will just get that towel issue cured....

Lovely place, small but clean pool, nice surroundings, beds comfortable...good location right down from beach.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We were passing through to stay at the Sunshine garden resort (also owned by Spence) having returned from a road trip in Key West heading back to Orlando. I knew as soon as we arrived we wanted to stay longer than one night. When we met Spence he told us about PTV so we moved over to there for 3 nights. The place is amazing with everything fully equipped. You didn't need anything. There is a free washing service - much needed from our road trip with 2 kids. Lots of information on the Island. A library of dvd's as well as books. A huge amount of pool toys for the kids and even a cart to take the complimentary chairs and umbrella to the beach - 2 minutes away. The beds were so comfy and it was just so well catered for all round.

Spence was extremely helpful and laid back - he is definitely the driver in providing an extremely relaxed and enjoyable break and makes you feel so welcome. We stayed in the 2 bed/2 bath apartment which was really roomy and immaculate.

This was most definitely a real unexpected find that topped off the end of our trip excellently.

We have to come back soon. Many thanks

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 207 66th Street, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Holmes Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Holmes Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Holmes Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — An Island Getaway at Palm Tree Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A tropical paradise on sunny Anna Maria Island - your 'green' destination for sun, beach & 100% relaxation. Brand new villas with heated pool, full kitchens & garden patios, just a short walk from the Gulf Beach. The only hotel on Anna Maria Island recommended by LIFE magazine. Enjoy island hospitality with a personal touch. ... more   less 
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