Beautiful Beach Cottage with a Private Pool on Anna Maria Island, FloridaHolmes Beach, Florida (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Barbecue · Swimming pool
This beautiful beach cottage can be found just minutes walking from Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The inviting retreat boasts a private heated pool, Wi-Fi, and beautiful sunsets from the back deck, fostering a relaxing environment for glampers throughout the duration of their stay. The cottage plays host to three bedrooms and three bathrooms and can comfortably accommodate six guests. In the first main level bedroom, guests will be able to unwind in front of the mounted flat-screen TV on the soft queen-size bed. The bedroom sits beside a bathroom that features a glass walk-in shower, a toilet, and a sink. In the second main level bedroom, guests will find a queen-size bed, a private bathroom with a toilet, a sink, and a bathtub/shower combination, as well as decorative touches present throughout the entire cottage, such as distressed furniture in soft blue, green, white, and tan tones. The bedroom boasts a mounted flat-screen TV and a large window that looks out on the palm trees that hug the property. The master bedroom is home to a wooden four-poster queen-size bed, a closet, a mounted flat-screen TV, and a spacious bathroom with a toilet, a sink, and a bathtub/shower combination. Glampers staying in the master bedroom also have access to a private balcony that looks out across the front of the property, providing a romantic place to watch the sunset and sip on refreshing beverages.
In the open-concept living area, guests will first find the kitchen that sits overlooking the entire living area. In the fully-equipped kitchen, guests are encouraged to use stainless steel appliances such as a fridge, an oven, a stove, a microwave, a toaster, an ice maker, a dishwasher, dining and cooking ware, and a coffeemaker, all spaced out along gorgeous granite countertops. Four tall stools line up against the breakfast bar, offering guests a casual place to enjoy snacks, full meals, and great conversation. Just past the breakfast bar rests a fresh white couch with thoughtful throw pillows, a plush chair with a footstool, and a small armchair centered around a large mounted flat-screen TV. The living area offers access to several different points of the cottage, including the outdoor staircase leading down to the pool, the lovely dining room that plays host to a wooden table with six chairs, and one of the two bedrooms found on the main level. The cottage also boasts a washer/dryer with provided linens and towels, including beach towels.
Guests are likely to spend most of their time outside, enjoying the luxury of the impeccably landscaped yard full of green trees, shrubbery, and vibrant flowers, all surrounding the private heated pool. Chairs and tables can be found in every direction on the patio, making firing up the gas grill and dining al fresco a fantastic option any night.
Glampers will find ample parking in the garage that fits one vehicle and along the driveway. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Cell service
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Kitchen equipment
- Dining room
- Outdoor pool
- Breakfast bar
- Shared Barbecue
- Dining table
- Air conditioning
- BR/DVD player
- Sound system
The cottage boasts many facilities to help guests feel right at home, such as a washer/dryer with provided linens and towels, including beach towels, central air conditioning and fans throughout the retreat, and plenty of indoor entertainment, such as flat-screen televisions with DVD players and Wi-Fi throughout the cottage.
Outside, guests will find a private heated pool and plenty of seating to tan and take time to unwind outdoors. Glampers are also encouraged to fire up the gas grill for enjoying meals al fresco.
Location + Surroundings
Located on Anna Maria Island, home to Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach, up the west coast of Florida, this beautiful beach cottage rental with a private pool is surrounded by relaxing beaches. Glampers are invited to unwind on massage tables, tan on sandy shores under the hot Florida sun, and even try new activities like heading out on a fishing charter or stand-up paddleboarding while staying on the island. The hidden gem of an islet offers guests the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of wild sea life, such as manatees and dolphins, relax without concern at the spa, experience the thrill of a lifetime out on the water, and wander in and out of eclectic shops all within minutes of each other. Whether traveling alone for a mindful work break, traveling as a couple for a romantic beach retreat, or traveling as a family for fun memories on the Florida coast, Anna Maria Island has a bit of something for everyone. Read More
- Bird watching
- Scuba diving
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
Glampers in search of blue skies, turquoise waters, white sand, adventure, and beachside bliss will be delighted to happen upon the island of Anna Maria, Florida, home to it all.
For a delicious and casual meal with a view, guests should make their way to The City Pier, home to local dishes, drinks, and a fun atmosphere. The pier rests on the bay, where guests will be treated to colorful bird sightings and a relaxing meal on the water.
Fantastic beach days await at Bean Point, a serene oasis with unending views of Tampa Bay and the Sunshine Skyway bridge, along with an abundance of manatees swimming up and down the coast to say hello.
A little under an hour south of Anna Maria Island, guests will find Manatee Public Beach and Holmes Beach. Manatee Public Beach boasts easy access onto the soft sand, free parking for guests, and fun facilities such as volleyball courts, gift shops, playgrounds for children, lifeguards for added security on the beach, bathrooms, and showers. The dreamy beach is a local favorite, as well as a frequented spot by families, as there is plenty of room to spread out and spend the whole day in the sunshine, splashing in the warm waves.
Holmes Beach offers an abundance of exciting activities for guests to experience, and a free trolley is available for guests to hop on from Manatee Public Beach over to Holmes Beach, where Segway tours, water sports, and fishing charters await.
For an adventurous learning experience, guests are encouraged to partake in Segway tours offered by Zegway by the Bay on Holmes Beach. The tour company leads guests through all of the historical points throughout the charming beach town, as well as up and down the Gulf of Mexico. While cruising on two wheels, guests might even come across dolphins and manatees who call the island home, as well.
Water sports such as jet skiing and waterskiing are popular up and down the islet, from Anna Maria Island to Bradenton Beach. Guests are encouraged to research rentals in the area to try some of these adrenaline-inducing activities. Parasailing is an especially interesting water activity to try on the island, as it not only provides guests with a heart-pounding unforgettable experience, but also an incredible viewpoint of the island, the ocean, and everything that lives underneath its surface.
Fishing charters are highly popular in the area, and guests are encouraged to schedule a solo charter, a charter with a captain, a family tour, or even a sunset cruise through any of the companies on the island. The tours can last anywhere from two hours to a full day, and some even offer night trips for fishing under the cover of darkness. The charters are offered on Holmes Beach and Anna Maria, depending on where guests wish to depart.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
Pets and smoking are not permitted. The cottage requires a minimum renting age of 21 years old. The rental is not wheelchair accessible.