Our Recommendations

New to the area? Want to make your stay extra enjoyable? The Sandbar proudly recommends the following:

 

Anna Maria Island Accomodations  
Tradewinds Resort

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club

Where modern luxury meets authentic Florida. Full service waterfront resort featuring 37 stylish two bedroom suites, 50 slip marina, Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen, swimming pool and transportation to the Beach Club. Member of the Autograph Collecton® Hotels. Visit www.waterlineresort.com for more information.

     

Anna Maria Guest House Rentals

See what Green Lodging is all about. Our Anna Maria Guest House Rentals are the perfect Anna Maria rentals located along Pine Avenue in the Historic Anna Maria Beach district. Pine Avenue is "Village Center" Anna Maria, connecting the historic city pier on Tampa Bay to the dramatically beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.

Anna Maria Guest House Rentals
     
Tradewinds Resort

Mainsail Beach Inn

Overlooking stunning turquoise waters of Anna Maria Island is the Mainsail Beach Inn offering guests a superb island experience. This ideally located resort offers 12 upscale vacation rentals, all with beachfront access, and some with a Gulf view. Visit www.mainsailbeachinn.com/ for more information.

     

Anna Maria Beach Cottages

Just a short walk from the Sandbar Restaurant, step back in time and relax at our charming Anna Maria Beach Cottages resort. Private, peaceful, the perfect getaway. Visit annamariabeachcottages.com for more information.

Anna Maria Beach Cottages
     
Harrington House

Harrington House Beachfront Bed & Breakfast

Come savor the intimate charm of Harrington House, one of Florida's most highly rated Bed & Breakfast inns located on a tranquil bit of paradise known as Anna Maria Island. Stunning sunsets, the soothing rhythm of waves on the beach, and warm hospitality. Visit harringtonhouse.com for more information.

 
     

Tortuga Inn Beach Resort

If you're dreaming of a relaxed vacation with Old Florida charm in a luxury resort with a private beach on the Gulf of Mexico—as well as a private dock for fishing & boating on lovely Sarasota Bay. Visit tortugainn.com for more information.

Tortuga Inn Beach Resort
     
Tradewinds Resort

Tradewinds Resort

Tradewinds Resort is perfectly situated between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on Anna Maria Island. A private street lined with palm trees and pastel cottages creates a magical setting filled with tropical flowers. Visit tradewinds-resort.com for more information.

     

Seaside Inn Beach Resort

No shoes required...If you're dreaming of a relaxed vacation with Old Florida charm in a small resort with a private beach directly on the Gulf of Mexico - SeaSide Inn Beach Resort is the perfect choice for you. Visit seasideresort.com for more information.

Seaside Inn Beach Resort
     
Tradewinds Resort

Cedar Cove Resort and Cottages

Dream with in the heart of your island paradise, just down the street from The Beach House restaurant. Grand Penthouses, Direct Gulf View Suites, Key West Style Cottages and your own private beach. You deserve a relaxing vacation; watch the dolphins play while sipping wine at sunset. Visit cedarcoveresort.com for more information.

Tropic Isle Beach Resort

Tropic Isle is set in a spacious garden overlooking the Gulf, with royal palms, with tropical planting. The large pool has a flower-covered gazebo at one end. A private beach is also available across the street. Visit www.tropicisleinn.com for more information.
Seaside Inn Beach Resort
     
Activities
Studio at Gulf & Pine

Poppo's Taqueria

At Poppo's we deliver authentic Mission style Mexican food using well sourced ingredients, like organic produce and antibiotic/hormone free meats, at a reasonable price. In every aspect, we strive to make sure that we're elevating accepted standards and surprising your expectations.

     

Inshore Fishing Trips

Capt. Craig Madsen has been fishing local waters for 25+ years, specializing in light tackle fishing for snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, flounder and a variety of other species caught with live bait! My 2008 23' custom tower fishing boat is docked on Anna Maria Island at the Mainsail Marina. Bait, tackle, fishing licenses, ice and fish cleaning is provided. All you need to bring is food, drinks and camera! Visit www.inshorefishingtrips.com.

Longboat Charters
     
Longboat Charters

The Studio at Gulf and Pine

Anna Maria Island's cultural art facility, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, offers an eclectic array of exhibits, instructional classes, USF lectures and discussion groups, and serves as a salon where artists and art aficionados interact.

     

Pine Avenue Shops

Pine Avenue's revitalized main street runs from The Gulf of Mexico to the Historic City pier and it's one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, great restaurants and "Old Florida" Cottage Style accommodations are creating quite a buzz, not only for the unique art and beachy gifts, but also for its "Green" Construction and commitment. Come see what people are talking about!

Longboat Charters
     
Wolfmouth Charters

Wolfmouth Charters

Offshore day or night fishing charters, dolphin watching tours, egmont key picnics. Call Captain Wayne at 941-755-1632 or visit wolfmouthcharters.com for more information.

     
Anna Maria Island Real Estate

Sato Real Estate Inc.

Sato Real Estate, is known for its luxury properties and reliable, confidential service. They offer their clients full service: handling home and condominium sales, vacation rentals and new construction from Longboat Key through Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach and Anna Maria Island. Visit satorealestate.com.

Sato Real Estate
     
Duncan Real Estate

Duncan Real Estate

Duncan Real Estate is Anna Maria Island's home for real estate sales and vacation rentals. Representing premier Florida properties including waterfront homes and condominiums and properties located throughout Manatee county. Visit teamduncan.com.

     
Anna Maria Island Salons
Duncan Real Estate

Salon Salon on Pine

Salon Salon on Pine Beauty Boutique and Spa is Anna Maria’s newest high end spa! This classy and comfortable spa atmosphere is the perfect escape. Let the highly trained staff at Salon Salon on Pine treat and pamper you from head to toe. Services offered include: massages, facials, hair cuts, manicures, pedicures, make up and wedding services. Salon Salon on Pine 941-778-0500, 313 Pine Avenue in Anna Maria.

     

Acqua Aveda Salon & Spa

Acqua Aveda Salon Spa and Store  Winners of the People’s Choice Awards year after year for Best Day Spa and Best Hair Salon. From wedding day to work day and everyday in between Undeniably the best in hair, nails, skin, makeup and massage. Full service 7 days a week. 5311 Gulf Dr Holmes Beach, Fl 34217 • 941.778.5400 • www.acquaaveda.com

Acqua Salon & Spa
     
Body & Sol Spa & wellness

Body & Sol Spa & Wellness

BODY and SOL day spa of Anna Maria Island is located on the second floor of the historic Old IGA building.  We offer Massage, Couples Massage, Skin Care, Waxing, Natural Nails, Makeup and Hair services, Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Acupuncture, Nutrition & Weight Loss Programs,  Bridal Parties, Private Spa Parties, Gifts, Local Artwork, Workshops & Classes and much MORE! Visit annamariadayspa.com.

     

Aluna Wellness Center & Spa

Aluna Wellness Center & Spa, on the lovely Anna Maria Island, is an eco-friendly holistic center offering massage, acupuncture, wellness treatments organic skin care, and yoga & meditation classes. Aluna brings together authentic ancient healing traditions from around the world with contemporary spa therapies to nurture your whole being. The center boasts four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a mediation & yoga studio, and a lovely Zen garden. Located directly across the street from the beach at 2219 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217 • 941.778.7800 • www.alunawellness.com

Acqua Salon & Spa
     

Business Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 11:30 AM - 10 PM | Sat. 11 AM - 10 PM
Sun. 10 AM - 10 PM | Sun. Brunch with Live Jazz from 10:00AM-1PM
Seating is First Come First Served | We Do Not Take Reservations

100 Spring Avenue • Anna Maria, FL 34216 • (941) 778-0444