We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
412
All photos (412)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“white sand”(33 reviews)
“free trolley”(21 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
10°
Dec
20°
Jan
20°
10°
Feb
Contact
South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
Website
+1 941-792-5300
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (781)
Filter reviews
714 results
Traveller rating
522
152
29
5
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
522
152
29
5
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews white sand lots of restaurants free trolley anna maria island clear water old florida beautiful water across the street siesta key free parking laid back plenty of parking gulf of mexico fish shells bradenton rises
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 714 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice beach, pay to park. Plenty of spaces with restrooms and showers. Didn’t see a lot shells👣 but a nice walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank parman55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Touring around South of Tampa on a Sunday we found Bradenton beach. Plenty of parking, yet fairly quiet. Beautiful White Sand. Dolphins rolling out of the breakers just offshore. Super little stores, cheap eats and great restaurants. The Ideal place, seems a little off the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 834roger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here with a group of over 40 people. We were served in a timely manner. We had the clams which were great. Also the Roast Beef sandwich was very good.There is seating outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MRP57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is really hard to beat the beauty and soft sand of these gulf coast beaches in Florida and I have lived along many beaches, even in CA. I love the easy access to this stretch of gulf beaches, the water is tremendous especially in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RelaxinNCrusin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tired of the hum drum run at Siesta Beach, try Bradenton or Coquina. Its better, Not as crowded and ample parking and more beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We travel around and today we went to Sarasota and siesta beach bites best beach in America. You can see why but it isn’t for us. We are about 50 years too young to be on it! Bradenton is not busy has great access to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank 718adrian
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

First trip here and forever in love 😍 The beaches were clean despite scare of red tide , no odors, white sandy beach and fairly clear water. We were hesitant but decided to keep our trip and it payed off, peaceful and serene.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank PAULARENEE30
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Gulf side is just a great beach, and the sunsets, WOW. The Bay side is fishing and boating, if you like either this is a great spot

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dadbo95
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My husband and I went to Bradenton Beach in May of 2018. We quickly fell in love with the white sandy beaches and the clear blue water! The people were friendly and we will return for sure!! The sunsets are incredible and we enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank debginde
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice walk on the beach, just a few people around. Water was clear. Great to see the water is clear again after being affected with red tide earlier.

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank James99946
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 nearby hotels
Anna Maria Island Dream Inn
186 reviews
.03 km away
Via Roma Beach Resort
63 reviews
.14 km away
Cedar Cove Resort & Cottages
1,139 reviews
.39 km away
Angelinos Sea Lodge
72 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 101 nearby restaurants
Holy Cow Ice Cream & Other Cool Stuff
297 reviews
1.20 km away
Old Hamburg Schnitzelhaus
671 reviews
1.23 km away
Peach's - Holmes Beach
593 reviews
1.21 km away
Smoqehouse
123 reviews
.86 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 148 nearby attractions
Surf's Up Watersports FL
16 reviews
1.18 km away
Ami Beach Fun Rentals Llc.
22 reviews
1.24 km away
Zegway by the Bay
166 reviews
1.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Brenda V
4 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
As a condo owner in Bradenton Beach I can honestly say that starting in mid July , it was the worst I have seen but has cleared up now. Hope it is gone forever but as we all know , where there is an ocean red tide can show... More
0
Votes
shugruee
24 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from jlhoffco | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. No construction currently on that end of the island. Bradenton beach construction wasn't that bad, and there is an easy way around it. But if you just don't want to deal with it at all during the day... More
1
Vote
MeH2012
11 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
Shallow water usually depending on tide. We had a lot of red tide this summer starting around Mid July. It has cleared and hoping it will stay away from our beautiful beaches. As a condo owner in Bradenton Beach I can... More
0
Votes