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Our Island Resort History

Vintage Postcards of White Sands Beach Resort

News & Events

What's happening on the Island!

Learn more about Anna Maria Island, your home-away from home! We hope our informative articles will help you to enjoy your Florida Vacation.

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Salt Water Fishing

Anglers must buy a saltwater fishing license when fishing in the coastal waters

Anna Maria Island aerial view

About the Island

The Gulf Cities of Anna Maria Island are located on the Central West Coast of Florida

Beach Day

Florida Vacation Tips

General info to help make your Florida visit more memorable:

Anna Maria Island Trolley Schedule

Anna Maria Island & Sarasota Trolley Schedule

Anna Maria Island has a free Trolley Service that travels daily up and down the island

Anna Maria Island History

There are three cities on Anna Maria Island: Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, & Bradenton Beach.

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Beach Restoration

Anna Maria Island beach restoration will take place about every 10 years.

Beach wedding on Anna Maria Island at White Sands Beach Resort

Florida Island Weddings & Honeymoons

A Florida Beach Wedding on Anna Maria Island offers memories that last a lifetime!

Dolphins and Manatees

About Island Wildlife

Seeing bottlenose dolphins and manatees can be among the most cherished experiences for Island visitors and residents alike.