There’s nothing like an Easter trip to the beach, and what better place to book your Easter vacation than Anna Maria Island? With sugary, white sand beaches and strikingly clear-blue water, it’s the ultimate tropical destination without having to ever leave the continental United States! Spend your days soaking up the stunning beachside scenery, afternoons biking down charming island streets, and evenings dining out at restaurants on freshly caught snapper. It’s the perfect destination for a little rest and relaxation to recharge your batteries, and can be particularly relaxing for a holiday vacation, where you can leave the everyday stresses at home and enjoy your Easter holiday to the fullest. If you’ve been contemplating an Easter vacation to Anna Maria Island, we’ve compiled some useful information for you below!
Dine Out for Easter Brunch
When you spend your Easter vacation on Anna Maria Island, you’ll find you have plentiful options for getting in a little Easter brunch! Try the Rod and Reel Pier for a meal with a gorgeous, sweeping view of the bay and ocean beyond. Sip on a mimosa, and browse their extensive breakfast menu, including southern classics like sides of grits and home fries. The Waterfront Restaurant offers a brunch menu with similar views, and craft cocktails. The Sandbar is another popular local spot boasting gorgeous views of the Gulf and is another great option for Easter Brunch! In the past The Sandbar has also hosted a morning Easter egg hunt for the kids. Just be sure to make your reservations ahead of time to be safe!
Attend a Local Easter Service
Those looking to attend a local Easter service will find several options from different denominations right on the island. The Kiwanis Club hosts a sunrise service at Manatee County Public Beach and is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. The CrossPointe Fellowship Baptist Church holds an Easter Sunday service, while the Episcopal Church also offers a celebratory Sunday service. Other options in town include the Floria Dei Lutheran Church, as well as Saint Bernard’s Catholic Church. As you can see, when you travel to Anna Maria Island for Easter, you have plenty of options for Easter services!
Days Relaxing on the Beach
Of course, a huge part of an Easter beach vacation is lounging on the beach, and on Anna Maria Island you’ll find an assortment of beaches all up and down the island. At the northern tip of the island, you’ll find Bean Point, a beach with a slightly more remote vibe that’s traditionally a little less crowded than popular spots like Manatee County Public Beach, which is in the middle of the island. Bayfront Park offers a little bit of bayside recreation, while Coquina Beach down in Bradenton Beach is always a lively spot, and offers eateries right on the sand, such as the Coquina Beach Café. Another seaside dining option in Bradenton Beach includes Gulf Drive Café, and Beach Bistro in Holmes Beach.
Have an Easter Egg Hunt at Your Vacation Rental
Stop by the Anna Maria Island Farmer’s Market on Saturday to pick up some fresh eggs and materials for making Easter dinner, and on Sunday have an Easter Egg hunt at your very own vacation rental! With lush backyards and perfectly landscaped spaces, it’s a great idea for a bit of Easter fun right in the home, without the trouble of finding a local event to attend. Our vacation rentals offer plenty of features made for enjoying outdoor spaces, from BBQ grills to extensive outdoor seating where you can host your own Easter brunch or dinner. Other outdoor features you might find in our vacation rentals include private heated pools, jacuzzies, outdoor balconies, pool toys, beach gear, and more! Of course, each rental is different and boasts its own particular amenities, but these are just a few of the things you might find in one of our Anna Maria Island Easter vacation rentals!
Reserve Your Easter Vacation Rental on Anna Maria Island Today!
When you book your Easter holiday with SeaBreeze Vacations, you can enjoy a peace of mind that your holiday vacation is in the hands of locally trusted experts. From our portfolio of terrific vacation properties to our personalized sense of customer service, our commitment to going above and beyond for each of our guests shows in every interaction, whether it’s helping you pick out the perfect rental property or giving you our personal suggestions on where to dine out for Easter brunch. With our lovely selection of properties stretching up and down the island, from condos to full-size homes with private pools, there’s bound to be something perfect for your Easter vacation! If you’d like to learn more about our Easter vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island, give us a call to speak to one of our reservation specialists today!