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Bradenton Beach

South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
+1 941-792-5300
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“white sand” (33 reviews)
“nice sand” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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+1 941-792-5300
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"white sand"
in 33 reviews
"nice sand"
in 9 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 12 reviews
"free trolley"
in 21 reviews
"anna maria island"
in 41 reviews
"old florida"
in 17 reviews
"clear water"
in 13 reviews
"across the street"
in 19 reviews
"siesta key"
in 12 reviews
"free parking"
in 14 reviews
"laid back"
in 17 reviews
"gulf of mexico"
in 11 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 13 reviews
"fish"
in 16 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 7 reviews
"shells"
in 49 reviews
"bradenton"
in 44 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Red tide is awful. Few people on beach are coughing, water is discolored and dead fish litter the beach. Stay away until beach is cleared...

Thank richard s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is always beautiful. We love seeing the turtle nests. Bridge Street is always hopping with good stores, restaurants and ice cream shops!

Thank Kimberly T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our honeymoon we visited a new favorite of ours Anna Marie island w Bradenton Beach my husbands favorite. Perfect sunset 🌅 Perfect ❤️ and blessed

1  Thank MrandMrsTrokey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great all in one public beach area that covers all the bases. Can get very crowded at peak times. Trolley service is available and is quick and efficient.

Thank Dale N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in Florida for about three years and have been to Miami Beach , Jensen Beach , Riviera Beach to name a few but Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island is a very clean and wide beach beautiful white powder sand. The water...More

Thank Thatgirlanne
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming to this beach. This year there has been a lot of seaweed that we haven't seen in previous years. The waves here were also bigger than those on Madeira Beach. Our 10 year old loved to be able to jump the waves...More

Thank Courtney T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to the more northern Atlantic beaches that we’ve gotten used to, this was a gem. Was warm turquoise waters, powdery sand, gentle waves and water level rises slightly and safely and you venture further away from shoreline. Not as crowded as Siesta Key. Free...More

Thank Cliff G
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Wow...everything is so great in Florida....beaches clean and beautiful...people respect others...and free to park at the beach....please don't ever change this....it makes this place unique and special

1  Thank jhkruns
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Bradenton Beach is at the top among gorgeous beaches in West Coast FL. White sand, turquoise blue clear waters, firm sand for walking or sandcastle building and awesome sunsets. You may even spot some interesting small shells or marine life. Great for families with kids...More

Thank Lydia G
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Bradenton Beach is a lovely place to spend your vacation. The blue water in the Gulf and the local establishments are very welcoming. Its definitely a happy place

Thank mare5135
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Brenda V
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Dale N | Reviewed this property |
Google Florida Fish Wildlife conservation commission red tide Anna Maria Island This is a very useful resource. Enjoy the Island.
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shugruee
June 23, 2018|
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Response from jlhoffco | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. No construction currently on that end of the island. Bradenton beach construction wasn't that bad, and there is an easy way around it. But if you just don't want to deal with it at all during the day... More
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MeH2012
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Capt_America_IA | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week. Water is very warm and yes good shallow areas for kids as well. If the coast gets a little rough head to the bay side on Anna Marie. Very short drive and there is a couple of public beach areas. Try... More
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