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“No Service Dogs Allowed On Cortez Beach”
Review of Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach
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$52.18*
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Coquina Trail Segway Tour
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Anna Maria Island Segway Rental
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

the only beach with Life Guards.

On 12.30.2012, my wife & I and our Guide Dog were removed from the beach by police at the request of the Life Guard Supervisor. We showed a Life Guard our papers for the dog (which was wearing a cape). The supervisor instructed the police office (which was being paid by the Life Guard) to remove us from the beach. Neither showed any concern for our rights under State of Federal laws.

It appears that only the healthy are allowed on Cortez Beach. No Blind, Autistic, Disabled Veterans, etc are allowed with their Service Dog.

My Suggestion: Avoid Anna Maria Island. The Beaches are NOT Service Dog Friendly and the police are corrupt.

10  Thank Raymond F
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Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Found this nice clean apartment , good price, would recommend to anyone.
4 one bed apartments, all you would need for your stay, near beach, bay , bar, and food. What else do you need?

Thanks Jim & Terri

Thank Jean295
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Reviewed December 22, 2012

A lovely area with lots of wildlife. There always seems to be something interesting to look at when we visit. Yesterday kite surfing and dolphins.

Thank Green59
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Reviewed December 17, 2012

We absolutely loved it! Sunsets were amazing, we were able to see lots of sting rays swimming up and down the shore line. It was peaceful and not over crowed. We loved it and will be coming back.

1  Thank Vickie L
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

Beautiful.We love it so much here we are planning to live here someday. warm weather, beautiful white sandy beaches, friendly people, what more can you ask for?...

Thank PhotographerVikki
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