A 7 mile strip of beautiful white-sand beaches lines the barrier island of Anna Maria Island. Imagine living in a place that every day is like a vacation. There are 3 towns on the Island Bradenton Beach to the south accessed by Cortez Bridge. Holmes Beach at the northern bridge and Anna Maria at the northern tip of the island. With the canals, waterways and ocean more than half the homes in the town of Anna Maria are on the water. They are mostly single family homes with some condos. Holmes and Bradenton Beach have a good mix of both single family and condos also with an impressive number of waterfront or water view properties.