Bean Point, Anna Maria

Relax by rolling dunes and gentle waves at Bean Point, one of Anna Maria Island's premier beachfront spots. Make your way out to the point, somewhat removed from the rest of the island's urbanization, kick back on the sand and enjoy the view over the sea. Alternatively, don your suit and make a splash in the shallow shoreline area or wander along the waterfront, making use of the surrounding boardwalks, footbridges, and sandy stretches. Park along one of the nearby residential streets for easy access to the beach, as the point itself has no dedicated parking spots. Use our Anna Maria online trip itinerary builder to add Bean Point and other attractions to your Anna Maria vacation plans.
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  • If you are on the island then you should go here. Beautiful white sand and magnificent views. Take a walk from the old City pier, past the Rod Reel Pier. Go through Bean Point where you can encounter dolphins, pelicans, manatees and other wildlife in and around the water. Walk to the Sandbar for a drink and enjoy the beautiful sunset views. You can cross the island again on the Pine Avenue. On the way there are small shops. Park somewhere along the route, not at Bean Point itself. For the walk, Trek 1.5 to 2 hours.
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  • Great place to sit watching the birds and dolphins. Take a mat to sit on and refreshments as there isn't anywhere nearby to do so.  more »
  • This beach is a little piece of heaven on earth absolutely breathtaking. The water is gorgeous has many different colors of blue but the eyes seem to be fascinated with the turquoise or at least mine were
  • MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH I HAVE EVER SEEN. You can’t come to AMI without going to bean point. There are always sand dollars, star fish, and lots of cool shells. It’s not very busy most of the time and it is a great place to watch the sunset. White powdery sand covers the whole beach, and the water is almost always clean.

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