Anna Maria Island - Florida's Gulf Coast - Beach vacation rentals

"We always have such
a wonderful time here.
We love the villas. We'll definitely come back -
we couldn't imagine
staying anywhere else."
Mike and Janee, Idaho


"Well, another wonderful
visit to Island Garden Villas - we love this place and
come back as often as we can. Island Garden Villas
is the most beautiful,
peaceful place we've ever been. We can't wait to
come back.
- Terry and Nancy,
Ontario, Canada


"Chuck and Christy -
Thank you for Christmas in paradise! We just love this oasis you've created here. Even though we are heading to Disney, we're sad to be
leaving. Even after a wonderfully relaxing week,
it feels too soon.
- The Ullmans, Germany


"Thank you for a lovely holiday. The villa is beautiful, and we enjoyed
our stay with you very much. You have both been very kind and helpful. We hope
to see you again.
- Jayne, Chris and Sara, England


"Chuck and Christy -
I have been blessed by this week at Island Garden Villas. You both are charming and very welcoming. My wish is
to see you again.
- Wanda , IN


"Chuck and Christy are wonderful hosts. Everything is beautiful - the lush
gardens are so well cared for. Such a quiet, peaceful atmosphere."
- Roy, MO


"Christy and Chuck are
one of the reasons we keep coming back. This is our third time here."
- Bill, FL


"Thank you for allowing
us to enjoy your piece
of paradise.
- Rafael and Ileana, NJ


"The villa and gardens are relaxing and peaceful. Immaculate and comfortable! Great location on Anna Maria. Thanks
for the bikes also!
We'll be back. Great place. -Valerie, FL

Take route 41 North toward Bradenton. Turn left on 53rd and continue on 53rd until
it curves to the right and becomes 75th Street. Stay on 75th until you reach Manatee Ave. (Route 64). Turn left onto Manatee Avenue and continue until it ends at Gulf Drive. Turn right onto Gulf Drive and follow it until you reach Island Garden Villas
on the right. (approx. 30 minute drive)

Take I-275 South toward St. Petersburg. After Skyway Bridge, follow signs to Route 19 South. Follow Route 19 South to Business 41 South through Palmetto until you come to Route 64 West (Manatee Avenue), and turn right to Anna Maria Island. Turn right on Gulf Drive. Follow Gulf Drive until you see Island Garden Villas on the right.
(approx. a 1 hour drive)

Follow signs for I-4 West toward Tampa. Take I-75 South to Route 64 (Exit 220, Manatee Avenue) West to Anna Maria Island. Turn right on Gulf Drive. Follow Gulf Drive until you see Island Garden Villas on your right. (approx. a 2.5 hour drive)


- Over seven miles of white sand beaches
- Boating, sailing, charters
- Great fishing and shelling
- Jet skiing, water skiing, snorkeling
- Bicycle, Kayak and scooter rentals
- Great restaurants, antique shops & boutiques
- Art galleries
- Skate Park within walking distance
- Tennis & suffleboard
- America's ONLY Floating Chapel on the Bay for Sunday worship and unique weddings!

- Ringling Museum in Sarasota
- Selby Gardens in Sarasota
- Mote Aquarium in Sarasota
- Sarasota Jungle Gardens
- Shopping at St. Armand's Circle
- Prime Outlets at Ellenton
- Sarasota Opera
- Van Wezel Performing Arts Center
- Golf courses in Bradenton and Sarasota

- Busch Gardens and Adventure Island
- Salvador Dali Museum
- The Pier
- Florida Aquarium
- Lowry Park Zoo

- Disney World, Epcot & Animal Kingdom
- Downtown Disney & Universal City Walk
- Universal Studios
- Islands of Adventure
- MGM Studios
- Sea World
- Discovery Cove
- Gatorland

Kayaking is great fun on Anna Maria Island -
if you're feeling adventurous, you may want
to try kayak fishing!
Spend all day lounging on our beautiful white sand beaches.
Anna Maria Island is the perfect spot for a laid-back & relaxing vacation.

Island Garden Villas, 5607 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Phone: 941-778-4636,
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