Our Favorite Places in Holmes Beach

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Learn more with this quick guide of detailed information on the top attractions and destinations in Holmes Beach, in the center of Anna Maria Island.


  • Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe (breakfast, lunch, dinner) – 4000 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217. Relaxed beachfront spot offering classic American fare all day, plus ice cream & tropical cocktails. Very casual, counter service. All you can eat is pancakes!
  • Peaches (breakfast, lunch) – Anna Maria Island shops, 3240 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217. Restaurant chain serving home-style breakfast fare, sandwiches & wraps in a casual setting.
  • Stir It Up Yogurt & Salad Shack – 5306 Holmes Blvd #800, Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
  • Hurricane Hanks (lunch, dinner) – 5346 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
  • Island Coffee Haus (coffee, muffins, cakes) – 5350 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
  • Old Hamburg Schnitzelhaus (traditional German cuisine & beer) – 3246 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 / (941) 778 1320.
  • Beach Bistro (dinner & sunset bar) – 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 / (941) 778-6444. Upscale operation delivering Floridian meals in either an art-adorned interior or patio with amazing beach view. Featured on TV and received many awards. You would like to experience the “locals feeling”, a great place to eat the best sea food and watch dolphins.


  • Alvin’s Island – 3602 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach 34217. Swimwear, souvenirs, beach accessories.
  • Island Shopping Center – 5414 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach 34217. Located across Wells Fargo bank. Cute little shops like:
    • Island Bazzar – Swimwear, surfing, souvenirs, etc.
    • Sand Dollar – Very cute gift shop, home decor, apparel, accessories and lots more.
  • Hurricane Liquors – 5344 Guld Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
  • West Coast Surft Shop – 3902 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217. Authentic surf shop with all the equipment and swimwear you need for this popular adventure sport.
  • Dollar Tree – 3260 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 . All for $1 – check it out.
  • Walgreen’s Pharmacy –  3248 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach 34217.
  • CVS Pharmacy – 611 Manatee, Holmes Beach FL 34217 – (941) 778 1411.
  • Ace Hardware – 3352 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 – (941) 778 0999. All the tools you need to fix and decorate your home and yard.


  • Public Grocery Store – 3900 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217- (941) 778 5422.


In all the shopping centers and island malls in Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach you find a variety of providers of outdoors and beach activities. The Chamber of Commerce, located at 5313 Gulf Dr North, Holmes Beach. (back side of parking place of Wells Fargo Bank) provides you will a big selection of brochures and information. Also our office, located between AC Hardware and Dollar Tree in Holmes Beach, 3340 East Bay Dr, is pleased to give you any information about your activity plans. Just step by anytime.

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