Anna Marie Island Florida USA – The Small Island
What is your Favorite Island to visit?
This post is an add on to yesterday’s – Anna Marie Island is located in the same area as my Post on Bradenton Beach FL but is so awesome I had to write on it today.
About this Tiny Island
Anna Maria Island is one of the best Secrets among local Floridians it has sugar white coastlines and emerald gulf waters. The island is only 7 miles long and no more than a few blocks wide which gives you waves and scenery from every location the beaches are pristine and the dining has won many awards for being among the best.
The speed limit on the island to never exceeds 35 mph and offers accommodations for any type traveler.
Connecting the Island to the Mainland
Anna Maria’s first bridge was built in 1911 in 1921 the first wooden bridge was built connecting the island to the mainland in the fishing village of Cortez
The small 7 mile Island is home to three cities the southern city of Bradenton Beach with a population of around 2000 the central city of Holmes Beach with the population just over 5000 and the northern city of Ana Maria with a population just over 1800.
What is the average Temperature?
Its’ PERFECT 🙂 The average temperature is in the high 70s and 80s
We absolutely loved it here, we would definitely consider this little spec of paradise to spend more time.