06/24/2022
Anna Maria Island Property Management

A Guide on What to Pack When Visiting Anna Maria Island

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We talk to a lot of vacationers, and we’ve come to the conclusion that there are two types of trip-takers. Those who pack methodically, 24 hours before departure, according to a detailed list. Those who throw random things into a suitcase minutes before it’s time to leave.  Whatever kind of packer you are, we have some ideas on how to prepare for your Anna Maria Island vacation. This is a...

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05/27/2022
Anna Maria Island Property Management

How to Choose Your Vacation Rental on Anna Maria Island

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  Every traveler looks for something different when it comes to the place they’ll stay while on vacation.  When you decide to visit Anna Maria Island, on Florida’s serene Gulf of Mexico, you’re not going to find a lot of the chain hotels and high-rise condos that many other beach communities have. We’re a bit different – more about making you feel at home. Our vacation rentals are cozy homes...

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04/29/2022
Anna Maria Island Property Management

The Best Areas to Stay on Anna Maria Island

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Welcome to Anna Maria Island! If you’re planning a vacation here, you can expect warm waters, dazzling sunsets, and lots of local shopping, dining, and entertainment. We aren’t like other beach towns, and it’s our unique qualities that keep visitors coming back every year.  At Anchor Down Vacation Rentals, we want to help you have the best possible experience. We love this part of Florida’s Gulf coast, and we’re proud...

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03/25/2022
Anna Maria Island Property Management

Experience Anna Maria Island like a Local

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Whether you’re visiting Anna Maria Island for a weekend or staying for a season, you don’t want to simply have the tourist experience.  You want to know what it’s like to be part of the culture and community.  We understand that – it’s part of what creates a memorable and meaningful travel experience. As we welcome visitors to their vacation rental homes here, we like to help them put together...

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02/25/2022
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The Essential Anna Maria Island Bucket List

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What does your bucket list look like? Most people have that list of goals they want to accomplish and things they hope to see before it’s too late.  When you’re coming to Florida’s Anna Maria Island for vacation, you need a separate bucket list just for the trip.  Trust us, there are a lot of things you just don’t want to miss.  First, let’s introduce you to the island. 

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01/28/2022
Anna Maria Island Property Management

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Anna Maria Island

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Anna Maria Island is on the west coast of Florida. Neighbored by the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, there are three separate towns along the seven-mile-long island. These are Bradenton Beach on the south end, Anna Maria on the north side, and Holmes Beach settled in between. You won’t find high-rise condos and luxury hotel chains here. There’s less commercialization and more chill. When you visit, prepare to drive...

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10/9/2020
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Top Reasons ToVacation In Sarasota!

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Arrive in any way you desire, Car, Train, Bus, Plane, and Even Ship! Sarasota is the place to be! Home to the Siesta Key Beach the country’s number #1 ranked beach 2 times and some of the most authentic way of living imagined. Kicking off a Sarasota Vacation can start out Island Style Paddle Boarding on a guided tour through some of Florida’s beautiful mangrove tunnels of South Lido or...

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07/1/2020
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COVID-19 Concerns

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Covid-19 & Your Florida Vacation We understand that corona has caused many concerns when booking your next Family Vacation. It seems like things are ever-changing and everyone is doing the best they can to stay safe during these times! We are making sure to do our part here! We understand that a single-family home rental offers something a hotel can never offer during these times. A private place to call...

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09/14/2019
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Best Beach In America!

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When you picture the beach of your dreams Siesta Key Beach is what you have been dreaming of. With sand that consists of 99% quartz, it keeps your feet cool from the summer sun! Looking out on the glimmering blue waters of the Gulf Coast Bay is irreplaceable. Siesta Key has been rated the number 1 beach 2 different times in America due to the drifting currents from the islands...

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09/14/2019
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Why Vacation In Bradenton?

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A vacation in Bradenton is a vacation to remember with more entertainment and fun then you could fit in one visit! From our world-famous beaches and fishing, river activities and social life, Bradenton is ranked as one of the happiest cities in Florida. You can start out the morning by eating at many of our town famous mom and pop restaurants giving you all that you could imagine for in...

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