Transportation from the Tampa or Sarasota airports is the primary question many vacationers have as time approaches for their travel to the Island.
There are many limousine companies offering transportation that can be found on the internet. Another source of transportation is the Anna Maria Chamber of Commerce. Prices and service will vary. It is important to state your exact needs while travel shopping – e.g. travel dates, and time of arrival, airline scheduled time and flight number, exact number of people in your party and children requiring child seats.
Transportation while on Anna Maria Island:
The Island is unique. Access to the beach is free and readily available. In many beach communities in Florida beach access is controlled by hotels, motels and land owners. 99% of the Island (Holmes Beach) have set building height at 3 stories. There are no chain stores or fast food chain businesses on Anna Maria. The vast majority of shops are small business offering their unique wears. You want to get away from the fast pace world – your here.
Free transportation on the Anna Maria Island – yep!
Once on the island you can find 4 modes of transportation to freely navigate Anna Maria:
- The Free Anna Maria Trolley
- Monkey Bus
- Free Shuttle Service