Six Amazing Shells on Anna Maria Island || Lizzie Lu's Island Retreat

Six Amazing Shells on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a seven-mile strip of pure bliss. You get crystal clear waters, several white sand beaches, a healthy dose of that unbeatable Florida sunshine, as well as a slew of activities and attractions that you just can’t... Read more

The Newspapers of Anna Maria Island || Lizzie Lu's Island Retreat

The Newspapers of Anna Maria Island

The Internet has fundamentally changed the way we engage with the news. But, that does not mean that a few local Anna Maria Island newspapers aren’t still thriving. The current resurgence of down-home, local journalism has helped give these newspapers... Read more

Anna Maria Island Things to Do When it Rains || Lizzie Lu's Vacation Rentals

Anna Maria Island Things to Do When it Rains

You’re finally on your Anna Maria Island dream family vacation. You pack your beach bag, lather on the sunscreen, and step out your Anna Maria Island vacation rental to check the weather. And it’s raining. While Anna Maria Island boasts... Read more

driving directions Anna Maria Island

Directions to Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a top tourist destination with its Old Florida charm and unrivaled pristine beaches, and it is frequently visited by tourists and locals alike. Although a relatively small number of people live on Anna Maria Island, most... Read more

Winter on Anna Maria Island

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grocery stores on Anna Maria Island

Grocery Stores on Anna Maria Island

One of the best ways to enjoy a family or group vacation to Anna Maria Island in luxury is to book a spacious vacation rental home or condo. In most of our rentals you will get a full kitchen with... Read more

Old Florida, Anna Maria Island

The “Old Florida” Feeling On Anna Maria Island

There was a time not too long ago in Florida when life was quieter, evenings were peaceful, kids ran free, and people relaxed while they enjoyed the outdoors without a care in the world. If you’re looking for that old... Read more

How to Get Around Anna Maria

You’re on vacation. You’ve put your feet up and let your hair down. You want to see the sights and explore a little, sure, but you don’t want to be waiting at bus stops for hours or driving around when... Read more

Anna Maria Island Pier

Anna Maria Island Piers

Step back in time while enjoying beautiful white sand beaches on an Anna Maria Island vacation. This gorgeous island is ripe with history, delicious seafood, good friends, shopping, and sights. Until 1921 Anna Maria Island was only accessible by boat,... Read more

Where to Stay for an Anna Maria Island Wedding

So, you’re planning an Anna Maria Island wedding on Florida’s Sun Coast–“the last great place”. Seven miles of beautiful white-sand beaches and breathtaking sunsets combined with a variety of rentals where you and your guests can relax, prepare for your... Read more


  • 6000 Marina Drive
    Holmes Beach, FL 34217 USA