Anna Maria

Anna Maria

Bask in serene island luxury and enjoy breathtaking views

Welcome to Anna Maria Island

Picture yourself in a quiet, tranquil corner of the world where the breathtaking beauty of the coast greets you each day. Welcome to Anna Maria Island, a splendid barrier island on Florida’s Manatee County coast. With the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the west, Anna Maria Sound to the east, and the bustling Tampa Bay to the north, this gem is a unique, scenic sanctuary for those seeking a peaceful life by the water.
This stunning island stretches over seven miles, offering a scenic, walkable community that takes pride in its friendly atmosphere and exquisite waterfront views. Here, the air is filled with peace, an idyllic retreat from the noise and rush of the city.

What to Love

  • Luxurious waterfront properties begin at $435,000
  • Homes are ready-to-move, adorned, and priced for immediate enjoyment
  • Select homes are enticing rental opportunities for investors
  • The real estate market shows stable trends with potential for investment growth
  • Located at the confluence of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico

Local Lifestyle

Life on Anna Maria Island is akin to stepping into a postcard. As the island’s northernmost point, the city of Anna Maria offers a charming beach village lifestyle. Wander down the streets to discover enchanting boutiques, art galleries, and cafes, all wrapped in a welcoming, friendly environment.
The city is a bird sanctuary often visited by dolphins, manatees, and rays, adding a layer of fascination to the vibrant scenery. It’s a relaxed locale that attracts locals, European visitors, and savvy investors. There’s an undeniable magic to Anna Maria that can’t be found elsewhere.

Dining and Entertainment

Treat your taste buds to exquisite cuisine at the renowned The Waterfront Restaurant, where warm service meets fresh culinary artistry, all in an atmosphere enhanced by captivating waterfront vistas.
Immerse yourself in a unique dining ambiance at Rod and Reel Pier, a distinguished spot serving delectable seafood dishes with an ocean view that’s simply unforgettable. Their professional bartenders elevate your experience with their cocktail mastery.
Consider Sandbar Seafood & Spirits for your special day. Located directly on the beach, this venue offers a spectacular setting for wedding ceremonies, providing unforgettable memories and delicious cuisine.
Stop by Ginny’s & Jane E’s for a quirky, charming experience. Here, vibrant decor and freshly prepared dishes blend seamlessly to create a cozy, heartwarming atmosphere.
Dine at Beach House Waterfront Restaurant and experience the pinnacle of oceanfront dining: an extensive menu of fresh seafood complemented by an inviting atmosphere.
Last, don’t miss Minnie’s Beach Cafe, a sunny spot perfect for a laid-back brunch or lunch with gorgeous ocean views.

Things to Do

Anna Maria Island is never short of festive occasions. The annual Bayfest is a city highlight, offering family-friendly activities, live music, and mouthwatering local food. This outdoor festival is a fantastic opportunity to mingle with the local community and enjoy the island vibes.
Parades are another unique attraction on Anna Maria Island. Celebrate the nation’s heroes during Memorial Day and Veterans Day parades, or join in the joy of the holiday season with Christmas and Fourth of July parades. The latter boasts a particularly charming feature: pirate ships! It’s a one-of-a-kind spectacle for the whole family.


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Overview for Anna Maria, FL

944 people live in Anna Maria, where the median age is 65.3 and the average individual income is $69,394. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

65.3 years

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Around Anna Maria, FL

There's plenty to do around Anna Maria, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Graze Street AMI, La Creperie, and Island Time Boat Tours.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.05 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.05 miles 57 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.93 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Anna Maria, FL

Anna Maria has 551 households, with an average household size of 1.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Anna Maria do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 944 people call Anna Maria home. The population density is 1,283.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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45.02 / 54.98%

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