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My daily walks in Paradise!!

Each trip to Anna Maria Island consists of my daily, morning walks from 60th & Gulf Dr, up to Bean... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris S
Kansas City, Missouri
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Plenty of Room

We walked up to Bean Point. I was hoping for some good shells... one day we found a couple of sand... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rochester, ny
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Each trip to Anna Maria Island consists of my daily, morning walks from 60th & Gulf Dr, up to Bean point, around Bean Point & back. Depending on the season, prepare to discover different types of wild life, different tones of gulf water colors...and meet...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked up to Bean Point. I was hoping for some good shells... one day we found a couple of sand dollars, another day I saw a couple of washed up starfish. But if you are searching for beautiful shells, you need to go to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our vacation rental was not far from bean point. We enjoyed walking on the beach looking for shells and sand dollars every day. At bean point we watched dolphins swimming in the bay. The beach is wide and beautiful. The sand is white and very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank DH415
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach was amazing. Though a good walk to get to the ocean, the sand was great and the views were totally worth it! This beach is more secluded and further away then the more touristy spots leaving amble room to relax without feeling cluttered....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sand was great for walking and way less crowds. Has view of the Sunshine Bridge. Find the wooded entrance on North Shore Drive, very pretty.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a hidden gem, be careful of the current here it is very strong. Sitting on the beach is breathtaking and very beautiful. A little getaway from the hustle and bustle...

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KenShmen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long beach access walk but beautiful white sand and ocean views. We walked past here all the way around the north point. Not crowded at all. No facilities which makes it difficult.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Pam G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to watch sunset but the sand fleas (or No See-Ums, as they are sometimes called) were out in full force at that time of day and I was eaten alive. Don't sit directly on the sand!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Paige S
Reviewed February 10, 2019

It is worth the long walk through the beach access. Powdery white sand, dolphins swimming by and the best view on Anna Maria Island. Street parking can be a problem and no facilities of any kind.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank westdoc1
Reviewed February 10, 2019

An amazing, must see part of Anna Maria Island. You feel as if you are on the edge of the earth. Beautiful soft sand, dolphins and blue blue water for miles.....not too busy either.

Date of experience: February 2019
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March 5, 2019|
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Response from KenShmen | Reviewed this property |
You park one block away on the street, it’s very limited parking unless you get there early. Only a short walk to the beach, and it’s extremely beautiful and definitely worth seeing.
February 10, 2019|
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Response from ADT0418 | Reviewed this property |
Most of AMI is rather calm. The gulf side typically doesn't get large waves like the east coast of FL. The Sandbar restaurant is a great place for families to set up camp at the beach and have access to the beach... More
Cathy J
January 31, 2019|
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Response from tbwagner | Reviewed this property |
Check out Duncan Real Estate on the island, they have great rentals and are easy to work with. We stay at "seascapes" right at bean point directly across from the path, great location.