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1 / 19 Blue Turtle Cottage:steps from the most beautiful beach



Pets allowed:
Wi-Fi available:

1 Full bath

Description from owner

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 8591921

About the area

ANNA MARIA ISLAND On this very special island you won't find fast food restaurants or Big Box stores or high rise buildings. You will find many excellent restaurants, unique stores and beautiful homes and low rise condos. The feel is a slowed down, old time Florida before all the tourist tackiness. You'll enjoy living on island time with a chance to catch your breath and enjoy life. But that doesn't mean you won't have plenty to do! Some, but far from all, of the local activities include swimming, beach time, biking, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, golfing,para sailing, nature walks/rides/parks, horse back riding, dining and shopping, phew! There is much more! Anna Maria Island is also a perfect base to go in to Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa. You can also easily visit Busch Gardens or Disney for some theme park action. Come visit again or experience the island for the first time, you'll likely be back :) Beach , Free Trolley, Shops + Restaurants The Sandbar, Mr. Bones, The Beach House, Island Time Bar and Grill, Oma's, Peaches

Getting around

Free Trolley, The Monkey Bus (work for tips), Golf Cart(must rent)

Getting here

The closest airport to Anna Maria island is Sarasota-Bradenton. Tampa and St. Petersburgh are only an hour away. If you are arriving to Blue Turtle Cottage by car, there is space for 3 cars in front. There is no street parking.

Interaction with guest

Travellers are not greeted personally, but I am always reachable by phone or email to answer questions or make suggestions. I also have a great team locally that are happy to help at any time.

Owner profile

Michele T.
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English

About the owner

We started travelling to Anna Maria Island many tears ago and fell in love. In 2014 we purchased Blue Turtle Cottage. We visit our vacation home as often as possible and love to share it and our knowledge of the are with our guests.

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Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
No smoking at this property



  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: King bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds


  • Air conditioning
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding


  • 1 Full bath

Reviews (1)

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“Ready to come back!”

Reviewed 7 Apr 2016

We couldn't have asked for a better AMI rental. I've stayed at others, but have finally found one I will stay at again (and again!) Don't worry about not being directly on the beach, because you are just a few steps away! It was wonderful to have our own pool, and super convenient that the owners provided chairs/towels and beach toys for the kids! Can't wait to visit again.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review, we are just thrilled that you had such a wonderful vacation and we can't wait for you to come back to Blue Turtle Cottage!

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Owner Supplied Testimonials

Chris S.
It's amazing, and so clean!
Steps away from sandy beach, private pool, immaculate, home decor well thought out.
Don't wait another minute, book today-
Stayed: September 2015 Submitted: October 1, 2015
Recommended for: People with disabilities, Families with young children, Pet owners, Sightseeing, Girls getaway, Tourists without a car, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers

Look no further...!
My husband and I just returned from our 7 night stay at beautiful Blue Turtle Cottage; we wish we were still there and had booked a longer stay.

Restaurants, Walgreens, Publix, souvenir shops are just down the road - nothing is far away.

The cottage is absolutely idyllic, perfect for the beach (which is less than a stones throw away!), and the private pool was heavenly when it was too hot to lay out!

Living room and bedrooms so very comfortable and Michele is an absolute pleasure.

Don't look any further, this place is perfect!

Thank you Michele!!!
Stayed: May 2015 Submitted: June 8, 2015
Recommended for: Families with young children, Girls getaway, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers

Barrie, Ontario
Farm girl + 1
Amazing vacation. Beautiful cottage with everything you need. Pool, beach, walking distance to groceries, restaurant, nail salon (a little pampering never hurt). Free island trolley for traveling the island. Owner Michelle is fabulous, always available to assist with any questions. Already planning next visit.
Stayed: May 2015 Submitted: May 17, 2015
Recommended for: Families with young children, Girls getaway, Tourists without a car, Age 55+, Families with teenagers

Owner response:
Thank you for your kind words :)
I'm very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Blue Turtle Cottage.
You were wonderful guests and I look forward to hosting you again soon!

Perfectly positioned Blue Turtle Cottage.
Only 87 steps to the beautiful Gulf Sands! So convenient to watch AM Sunsets that really are spectacular, great position to walk north and South on the beach .... I did that every day. will certainly stay again next time we venture to AM .
Stayed: April 2015 Submitted: May 8, 2015
Recommended for: Romantic getaway