Island Info


Bradenton Beach Marina is centrally located between Tampa Bay and Sarasota on idyllic Anna Maria Island. Anna Maria Island is the small island with big amenities.

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In 2015, Anna Marina Island was ranked #3 in the top 10 Vacation Islands in the US by Trip Advisor.

Bradenton Beach Marina is your gateway to boating on Anna Maria Island! We are just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico via Longboat Pass.

How to Get to Us:

  • By land: From I-75 exit on State Road 70 West (Exit 217B). Head west for approximately 10 miles until you reach the intersection of Cortez Road. Turn left on Cortez Road and follow it out until it dead ends on Anna Maria Island. As you come across the Cortez Road Bridge, you will see Bradenton Beach Marina on your left side.
  • By water: Located on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway between marker 49 and the Cortez Road Bridge in Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island. Our nearest Gulf access is Longboat Pass approximately 1 1/2 miles south of the marina.

Fun in the sun, Island Style! Relax, Rejuvenate. “Get down” and catch the island esprit! Especially for boaters, it’s true that “getting there” is half the fun. Fulfill the other half here, in Bradenton Beach Florida!

Bradenton Beach is just one of three quaint beach communities you’ll enjoy during your stay here on picturesque Anna Maria Island. Located strategically between Florida’s Panhandle and Naples, at the southern end of Tampa Bay, you’ll discover a complete vacation destination. Whether your plans bring you here for a year, a month or a night’s stay on your voyage Bradenton Beach Marina is the perfect stop along the way.

A small island with BIG amenities!

Transportation & Shopping

Hop aboard the free trolley to island’s end and mosey through the shops-browse for funky beachwear, fine jewelry, or scour the swank boutiques for interior décor. From shell shops, to antiques and well-loved treasures, fantastic and uniquely island-styled shopping awaits you. Download the Anna Maria Island Trolley Map (PDF).


Come hungry! From seafood to BBQ, burgers to groupers, drop into any of our many beach grills or into our nationally renowned 5-star restaurant(s), where our local chefs will delight you.

Beach Fun and Water Sports

Only a block’s easy trot to the beach, you’ll find our best-kept secret. Stretched before you lie miles and miles of sugar-sand beach.

Great Wildlife and Birds

Don’t forget your camera! Wading birds, sand crabs, beach & sea-borne critters of every description abound on the island, nesting along the sand beaches or amidst the marshy mangroves of the Intracoastal Waterway. Stroll the boardwalk through one of the nature trails on Leffis Key to view a spectacular collection of native ecology. Oh, did we mention a flaming coral sun setting on the sparkling, azure waters of the Gulf? There’s no more glorious way to end your day!

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