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Make the Most of a Beach Vacation on Anna Maria Island

Are you ready for the best beach vacation ever? Anna Maria Island is the best place for a beach vacation! Once you visit, you probably won’t want to leave. Many people come to visit, then decide they want to make our little island their forever home. Here are some ways to make the most of a beach vacation on Anna Maria Island.

Beach Vacation on Anna Maria Island

DO ALL THE THINGS

Do all the things. All the things that make you happy that is. Which can be all or nothing! It is a beach vacation after all. For some that means taking it all in, for others it means relaxing on the beach and taking in all the sun and salt water. Whatever it means to you, do it, it’s your time!

ENJOY YOUR TIME

There’s plenty to do here, whether it be taking a sunset cruise to watch our famous sunsets, or taking a fishing charter to catch some amazing fish. Tee off on a local golf course or mini golf course, they are amazing if golf is your thing. Go on a high flying adventure and view the island from above while parasailing! It’s sure to be thrilling.

DO SOMETHING YOU CAN’T DO AT HOME

Something you probably can’t do at home is yoga on the beach. Yoga is even more peaceful and calming while looking out at the beautiful gulf waters while watching a dolphin swim by. Or even try your hand at SUP Yoga, if you do fall in, it will be like falling into bath water. You could even get a massage on the beach. How peaceful is that?

Check out our page for many different area activities, there are so many options of things to do and places to go explore. There’s no chance of getting bored, there are plenty of options for life long memories to be had! A beach vacation on Anna Maria Island is definitely one that will be remembered!

 

Christmas on Anna Maria Island

Christmas on Anna Maria Island is a fun magical time! When you visit Anna Maria Island during the holiday season, you’re in for an island style delight! The island is decorated “island style” of course, and is full of holiday cheer.

Here are some of the events going on around Anna Maria Island that are sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit!

Christmas on Anna Maria Island

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Anna Maria Island

Make sure you take your family to see the annual lighting of the Anna Maria Island Christmas Tree! It’s a fun event enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The tree lighting ceremony will be held in the parking lot of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce located at 5313 Gulf Drive at their annual Holmes Beach Holiday Open House on Friday, December 7th at 5pm.

The event will feature live holiday music, Santa and his sleigh, hot drinks and pastries, as well as holiday cheer!

Anna Maria Island Privateer’s Christmas Parade

Come celebrate this annual event island style! The parade begins at Bayfront Park on Anna Maria Island on December 8th at 10am and travels south along Anna Maria Island ending at Coquina Beach, where you will find Santa handing out gifts to the children. There will also be free hot dogs and pizza for the kids!

Come take part in the holiday spirit! For this parade, you can either sit back and enjoy, or take part in it and help spread some holiday cheer!

Christmas on Bridge Street

Christmas on Bridge Street, an annual family friendly event is taking place on Saturday, December 15th, beginning around 5pm near the historic Bridge Street Pier. Santa will be seen driving around on a golf cart, stopping at participating businesses taking pictures with children. There are holiday events planned for the kids, and those restaurants who are participating will be offering special drinks, or drink specials.

The event will also feature live music as well as Christmas carols!