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101 66th St, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1345
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 15 hotels in Holmes Beach
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Overlooking stunning turquoise waters and situated on a powder sand beach is the Mainsail Beach Inn on Anna Maria Island. Offering guests a superb island experience, our resort offers 12 upscale multi bedroom suites, all with beachfront access, and some with a Gulf views. Hardwood plank floors, gracious living areas and fully equipped gourmet kitchens are complemented with locally inspired artwork, flat screen TVs, free WiFi, balconies or a patio. Community amenities include a heated resort-style swimming pool, hot tub, pool side grill, and beach lounge chairs & umbrellas. Conveniently located next to The Beach Bistro for fine dining and within walking distance to the Anna Maria Island trolley for easy access to Pine Street shopping, dining options and attractions. Barefoot Luxury. Authentic Florida. Discover the Mainsail Beach Inn difference!
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jengsu2004 wrote a review Apr 2021
Peachtree City, Georgia22 contributions10 helpful votes
Staying at Mainsail Beach Inn has always been a dream of mine. We were finally able to make this dream come true for our family's spring break this year. Our townhome (Unit 12) was absolutely beautiful, clean, and perfect for our family. We had plenty of space to spread out, but the inviting living room, kitchen, and balcony brought us back together after decompressing from busy beach and pool days. Our favorite spot in Unit 12 is the huge balcony that overlooks the pool. You can also see part of the gulf - not a huge part, but enough to see the sparkling water! What a great place for an evening coctail after putting the kids to bed! The property is very well-maintained, and you just can't beat the easy access to the beach. We used the beach chairs daily, and checking them out was fast and painless - you just visit the lobby and ask for as many as you need, and they immediately walk out to unlock them for you! No waiting at all! We didn't check out any of the paddle boats or kayaks, but we saw plenty of people who did, and it also seemed very easy and fun. Anytime we had any questions or needed something, they staff were so quick and responsive! GREAT customer service! We really loved unwinding at the pool and hottub after a long beach day. Nicely maintained, lots of places to sit, tables to picnic at, and lots of pool floats were provided! This was the best beach trip our family has ever been on, and we will defintely be back. Unit 12 is our new favorite beach home away from home!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Sheila Kelly wrote a review Feb 2021
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We have just returned from our second vacation at the Mainsail Beach Inn. Once again we were delighted with our stay and found it hard to leave. The onsite property management team, Mary, Manny and Lindsay, are so helpful and friendly and provide excellent service. Even in this Covid time, we felt comfortable during our entire stay. We arrived late our first day and found the lights on in our suite of rooms and fresh cookies and doughnuts waiting for us along with the amazing views. What a welcome! We highly recommend and cannot wait to return to the Mainsail!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Mar 9, 2021
Hello there SMKelly1! Wow, thank you so much for your amazing and kind words of your time spent here with us! We are so glad that you returned to stay with us again, and are happy that your second stay was just as great as your first! I have shared your review with the entire team, and it means so much to all of us that you took the time to share your experience :) How wonderful to hear that you were comfortable staying with us during these times, and you enjoyed your amenities too! We can't wait to see you many more times again in the future! Thank you again! Warm Regards, Mary Norman, Property Manager
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Sandeetoes I wrote a review Sep 2020
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We recently stayed at the Mainsail in August. We were down there to get married ( at a different location.. no weddings on the beach by the Mainsail ) we booked unit 8.. ocean front. WOW !!! Is all we could say when we walked in. It was absolutely beautiful and our view... priceless!! These are some of our views!!! The place was clean and staff was friendly and accommodating. Our room was very spacious.. it accommodates our family perfectly ( 2 adults and 4 children ) we cannot wait to revisit next year!!!!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Norwood Smith, Marketing at Mainsail Beach Inn
Responded Oct 5, 2020
Hi there Sandeetoesi! Wow, thank you so much for your amazing review of your stay here with us! We first and foremost want to congratulate you on your marriage, and we all look forward to having you back for your 1 year anniversary...and all anniversaries for that matter! We enjoyed having you and your family here with us, and are so happy to hear that you fell in love with our property and the Island! Look forward to seeing you next year! All the best, Mary Norman, Property Manager
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JJ Fresh wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our family thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Anna Marie Island. We were looking for a place that was relatively quiet and socially distanced. Holmes beach was perfect! The staff at Mainsail Beach inn was super helpful from making the reservation to ensuring that we had a comfortable stay while we were there. We were impressed with the overall facility, the spacious rooms and storage space in the units, all the furnishings, and most of all by the considerate and friendly staff! Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: The rooms in the main building (compared to townhomes) had better views.
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Responded Oct 5, 2020
Hello there JJ Fresh! We all want to thank you so much for the kind words you have shared about your stay here on Anna Maria Island with us! We agree that there is no better place to be than Holmes Beach :) I have shared your thoughts with the team, and we all really appreciate it! We hope to see you back again soon! All the best, Mary Norman, Property Manager
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Tom M wrote a review Jul 2020
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Just returned from our first trip to Anna Maria Island and the Mainsail Beach Inn. It was a great experience. Beautiful accommodations. Great location. The onsite property managers and their teams could not have been more friendly and/or accommodating. It's not around-the-clock concierge service but it was as much or more than I'd normally expect from a small condo complex. For example, we discovered late one afternoon that our AC had gone out and informed the Manager just as she was getting ready to go home for the evening. She had been there all day and ended up staying until after 9pm to make sure that the HVAC crew was monitored while they worked to get our AC working again before we got home from dinner. Anything we asked for or needed such as paper towels or soap was brought to us within minutes of us asking. Thank you, Mary, Lindsay and Team! We wanted a beachfront room and I worked with the staff before booking to be sure I was getting what I wanted. I can see how there could be confusion with regard to that so be sure to call Mainsail before booking. When I called, the manager gave me a detailed review of each of the available rooms and the pros and cons of each. The service is great from these guys. Just gotta ask. Our condo was beautifully decorated. The kitchen was well equipped. Ice maker made ice. Washer and dryer worked just fine. Towels, linens etc. were in great shape. Everything that Mainsail could control was great. Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach is a very casual/very beachy/very family oriented destination. We didn't see any place on the island that looked nicer than the Mainsail Beach Inn. I highly doubt there's anywhere with better onsite service than what you'll get from Mary, Lindsay and Manny.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Responded Jul 28, 2020
Dear tommD2775PC, Wow! Well you could knock me down with a feather! Lindsay, Manny, and I all take great pride making sure that all of our guests have an amazing stay, and reading your kind words makes it all worthwhile! Beaming from ear to ear! Warm regards, Mary Norman, Property Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$435 - $662 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mainsail beach hotel holmes beach
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaAnna Maria IslandHolmes Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mainsail Beach Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Mainsail Beach Inn?
Nearby attractions include Island Gallery West (0.6 miles), Loony Dunes (0.6 miles), and Flip Flops Sailing (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Mainsail Beach Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Mainsail Beach Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Mainsail Beach Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mainsail Beach Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Scott's Deli, Hurricane Hanks, and Isola Bella Italian Eatery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mainsail Beach Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mainsail Beach Inn?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Mainsail Beach Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting De Soto National Memorial (4.9 miles).
Does Mainsail Beach Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.