The Wreck of the S.S. Regina

Stand on the shore of our white-sand beach at Anna Maria and look out into Gulf of Mexico. Now turn to the left and look down the shoreline.

Mini Reef Project on Anna Maria Island

One of the first things you’ll notice when you wake up on the beach here is just how pristine the water is. While the Gulf of Mexico often sparkles emerald-green at a distance, up close near the shores of Anna Maria Island, the waters are frequently gin-clear, allowing you to see at least two or three feet deep to the sandy beach bottom.

Things to do in Long Boat Key, Florida

When you stay at Cedar Cove Resort, we understand if you don’t want to leave the property the whole time you’re here. After all, we’re right on the soft white sands of Anna Maria Island, just steps from the refreshing waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Your homey accommodations keep you well rested, and your in-suite kitchen keeps you well fed—whether cooking for yourself or just heating up leftovers.

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas all while vacation in Florida on Anna maria Island

As we head into December and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we just wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holidays from sunny Anna Maria Island.

Holidays on the Beach

When you think of the holidays, you probably envision the leaves changing, icy weather and snowfall, scarves and mittens.


But holidays in Florida can be just as festive as up North—we just do things a little differently.

Visit Sarasota

When you think of Florida, you probably envision beautiful sunny days. It is called the Sunshine State, after all.

With the holidays just around the corner, find out why people are flocking to Anna Maria Island for the perfect winter vacation getaway.

Are you planning a winter vacation for your family? Are you searching for a place that offers numerous activities? Do you want to go somewhere that gives the right amount of cold without worrying about any snowfall?

Then the state of Florida is your best bet. Florida recorded over 126 million visitors in 2018. Tough most of them came to have fun in the sun, there is a gem that you need to experience during winter.

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