Bradenton Local Beaches

Manatee Public Beach (Holmes Beach)

4000 State Road 64 and Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL  34217

This beach is the beach to visit for your family’s vacation! With the crystal-clear water and white sandy beaches, you will find everything you need here! This beach offers many amenities! You will find parking, bike racks, changing cabanas. Don’t want to pack the cooler? No worries because this beach has a concession stand and a tiki hut with drinks and even an ice cream shop and gift shop for the kids! You will also find that this beach has picnic tables, restrooms, showers, volleyball, grills, and beach rental equipment. This is one of the beaches that does have lifeguards as well!

 

Bean Point Beach

817 N Shore Dr. Anna Maria, FL 34216

If you are looking for a quieter beach Bean Point beach will be a great fit for you. There are no facilities, lifeguards, or amenities at this beach. Parking can be hard to find sometimes at this beach. You will find the entrance to Bean point at the intersection of Gladiolus Street and North Shore Drive and Fern Street and North Shore Drive with marked signs noting beach access points. You can take the trolley or ride your bike if you would like instead! Bring a towel and pack your lunch and enjoy watching the boats come in and out of the Bay. You will see tons of wildlife! You will be amazed by walking the beach and seeing all the seashells this beach has! It is simply a breathtaking view!

 

Anna Maria Bayfront Park

This beach will be on the Bayside. 

316 N Bay Blvd Anna Maria, FL 34216

You will be able to watch dolphins, manatees, birds, and fish at this beach. Go at sunset and you will be able to watch the lights on the Skyway Bridge. 

This park has a few amenities which are shaded pavilions, tables, restrooms, playground, and grills. You can also fish from this beach as well!

 

Coquina Beach/ Bradenton Beach

Located at the south end of Anna Maria Island

2650 Gulf Drive Bradenton Beach, FL

Come on out and enjoy the soft white sand and the blue waters. Sit back and watch the kids play and keep an eye out for wildlife! You will defiantly see Manatees, sea turtles, and maybe even a dolphin jumping out of the water!

This beach has nice amenities like a bathroom, changing cabanas, concession stands and gift shop, lifeguard, pavilions, playgrounds, volleyball, and walking trails. 

You can walk under the longboat key bridge to the trails called coquina park, this offers you a walking trail and walk-out docks that overlook our beautiful Bay. You will see some awesome wildlife during your walk as well! 

Bradenton Pet-Friendly Beach- Palma Sola Causeway Park

9000 Manatee Ave W Bradenton, FL 34209

The Palma Sola Causeway is our local pet-friendly beach! If you are bringing your pup and they enjoy a swim in the water this is the beach you want to be at! 

This is on the Intracoastal waterways. This beach offers Fishing, Tables, Restrooms, and Grills. They have a Kayak and paddleboard bus that you can rent and take a nice trip into the mangroves and see our area from the waterlines! This beach is a great beach to rent a boat and go tubing, rent jet skis, go kayak and paddle boarding or just sit back and enjoy the sun! If you want to ride a horse on the beach this is where you will find that as well! If you are not the type of family to sit still the whole time, just on the West side of the beach you will find walking trails that bring you back to Robinson Preserve!