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Address: South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
Phone Number: 9417925300
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$52*
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Coquina Trail Segway Tour
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$42*
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Anna Maria Island Self Guided Segway Rental

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Beautiful Sunsets- Fantastic Beach

After 2 weeks of Orlando a friend of my husband recommended Bradenton beach, Anna Maria Island for a week of chilling out. Well worth the 2 hour drive for 1 week of absolute... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After 2 weeks of Orlando a friend of my husband recommended Bradenton beach, Anna Maria Island for a week of chilling out. Well worth the 2 hour drive for 1 week of absolute solitude and bliss full surroundings. Would definately cone back again

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Pembroke Pines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your life needs to slow down, this is the perfect place to go into molasses mode. Beach is accessible from various points. Stay on the island; rental homes, B&B, hotels, Inns, all either on the beach or a half a block away. Beaches are clean, water is clear, white powder contrasted by light green waters and blue skies. Publix,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

not a bad thing to say about it. sun, waves, laughter. it just does not get much better. nice little shops and food.

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Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair we were there during the 4th of July Weekend. You could rent jet skis though! The beach is wide and the sand is fine. I would return during a less crowded time though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going there for 15 years. Summer or Winter is absolute Paradise. Very laid back and quiet. Its one place that someone has not ruined with a lot of commercialization.

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Lakemore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bradenton beach is absolutely beautiful and town is very nice we will definitely be coming back ❤ Cortez beach is more private

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great beach to go on anytime of the day. It's quiet and clean. The parking is close by and it's a short walk to the beach. Bring a chair and sit there and just watch the water and wildlife. It's a beautiful area.

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to walk across the streeet to get to the beach, but drivers there seemed to know..they always stopped for us. The beach was not crowded and we saw manatees, tarpon, stingrays and crabs...but not where we were swimming. Could see the bottom up your waist. Beautiful sunsets with lots of people watching. Love it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach as well as the others on Anna Maria Island are gorgeous! White sand is pretty but not as soft as it used to be. Downside is crowds. I recommend going during the week, if possible & before 10 am to find parking & best beach spots.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With an incredible view, this place is great for people watching and shopping. Easily accessible and not too crowded mid-week.

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