Holiday Duplex in Bradenton Beach/Anna Maria Island, FL
This 2001 building has 2 units each with; 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, Full Kitchen, Washer/Dryer, Screened Balcony; Dine outside in a private patio, sunbathe in the fenced back yard or enjoy a short walk to the white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico; A portable carport is available.
The master bedrooms have king-size beds. The guest bedrooms have two twin beds. Both units have AC, all bedrooms and the living rooms have ceiling fans. The large living/dining room has comfortable seating including a sleeper sofa. The furnishings and décor are ;casual Florida; Bed linens, beach towels, kitchen utensils, tableware, dishes, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, coffee-maker, TV, VCR, DVD & stereo w/ CD are provided. You can fly into the Sarasota airport, which is about 20 minutes from our house, or you can often find lower airfares to either Tampa or St. Petersburg, each about an hour away. Exit 220 from Interstate 75 feeds you onto Route 41 (Tamiami Trail) which leads you to Route 684.
ATTRACTIONS: For us, the greatest feature of our location is our proximity to the Beach. It is a lovely quiet beach, with calm waters for swimming and lots of space to spread out. Just bring a book and a beach chair (and maybe a beach umbrella), and relax in the sun. You can drive to other nearby beaches: Coquina Beach, Siesta Key, Lido Key, Turtle Beach, Crescent Beach, and Caspersen Beach, the longest beach in Sarasota County, and Venice Municipal beach, which has a coral reef a quarter mile offshore. You have your choices of restaurants when you get hungry. Try The Beach House, Gulf Drive Cafe, The Banana Cabana, Oma's Pizza & Italian, Gulf View Diner or explore dozens of other local restaurants for some of the freshest seafood and friendliest service in the area. Explore Sarasota to the south. Sarasota offers a full range of cultural attractions - theatre, opera, ballet, music concerts, galleries, fine and casual restaurants, water sports, and activities of all kinds. Drive south on Gulf of Mexico Drive to browse the shops on St. Armand's Circle, enjoy a relaxing dinner and people watching at Columbia Restaurant or one of the other great establishments on the circle. Visit famous Ringling Museum, set in John Ringling's mansion, or see a Cincinnati Reds spring training game Busch Gardens (Tampa) is 1 hour north Disney World (Orlando) is 2 hours to the northeast.