This 7-mile strip of gorgeous white sand beaches line the barrier of Anna Maria Island. Located between the beautiful turquoise Gulf of Mexico and the Peninsula of Florida, Anna Maria is separated into three different townships, each offering its own unique flair. Boasting one of a kind shops and island style dining establishments. Anna Maria Island is known for its old Florida charm. ‘Islandology’ is a way of life on this relaxed and laid-back piece of paradise. It’s about forgetting your cell phones, computers, or the hectic work week and rejuvenating your mind, body and soul. It’s remembering to appreciate the simple pleasures, like feeling the cool, fine sand between your toes, or listening to the peaceful serene sounds of the soft ocean waves as they cascade on to the shore line. For active islanders, you will enjoy the many different beach yoga classes and a maze of bike trails that span the island. Offering a complimentary trolley service and The Monkey Bus makes visiting every corner of this genuinely exciting and unique island a breeze. Whether your style is floating in the gentle waves, or blasting over them on a jet ski, Anna Maria will exceed your expectations!