Situated in Manatee County and known for its “Old Florida” style and friendly residents, Anna Maria Island attracts people from around the world seeking an island lifestyle. Many families and businesses come to our area to live and prosper. Let our website and its information assist you with your transition to island life. There are many businesses available to help.
If you are relocating to our area as a family with small children, our island features Anna Maria Elementary School – an A rated Florida elementary school with an active Parent Teacher Organization dedicated to enhancing your child’s education.
Become part of The Center of Anna Maria Island, with a mission “to enhance the overall wellbeing of individuals of all ages, while preserving a sense of community through creative programs and partnerships.” This community resource provides sports, arts, music, summer camps, after school care and much more to our residents. With programs for short term visitors, it is a resource available to everyone in our area.
With convenient airports close by, renowned hospitals, medical and nursing care facilities and community organizations, our area is rich with resources for the young and old.
The Arts and Culture in our area abounds, with theaters and performances, visual art galleries, museums, and community classes. Clubs and Non-Profits are plentiful – there are many opportunities to get involved. Volunteers are always welcome!
Looking for someone to aid your transition? Many relocation resources are available to assist you in planning for your island way of life. Our website lists a number of real estate professionals you can call on to find your perfect home.
Recreation and community are a huge part of Anna Maria Island’s lifestyle. Fishing, boating, water sports, beautiful white sand beaches, amazing sunsets and friendly, helpful, welcoming people; plan a visit, or plan a lifetime. Anna Maria Island Awaits You!