9 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Bradenton Beach, Florida - Updated 2021

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Bradenton Beach is a small and quaint town located on Anna Maria Island in Florida, and it is a popular destination for spending a relaxing weekend. Known for its fishing piers and sugar-sand beaches, you can expect to participate in various water-related activities such as fishing, kayaking or taking a dip in the sea. Adrenaline junkies can opt to go parasailing or jet-skiing too! For those who prefer to go shopping, there are plenty of small boutiques and shops where you can find all sorts of items like jewelry or small house ornaments. Here are some of our recommended Vrbo accommodations in Bradenton Beach, Florida, that you can stay in.

1. Newly remodeled cottage across the beach (from USD 145)

Located just steps away from the white sandy beach, this little cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a large private backyard. A queen-sized bed can be found in the master bedroom while a full-size Tempurpedic bed is in the second bedroom. The kitchen has induction burners and a microwave/grill to make simple and quick meals. The backyard has an outdoor grill and eating area that is perfect for barbecues while you and your mates admire the beautiful sunsets.

New Listing! Adorable Cotttage 4th St N Bradenton Beach Anna Maria Island
brandenton beach, FL, US
70 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
There is one ample parking space
floor metal strip was not secured in small step down into bedroom came off
There was plenty of room for the four of us; the person sleeping on the fold out couch said it was very comfortable
If we had wanted to kayak that was walkable too
The smoke detectors were making noises all the time as the batteries needed changing
Cleanliness:
The location is wonderful and cottage was clean and comfortable Great for a weekend away and the price can't be beat
/play cards in good weather and smell the ocean air
I didn't want to cook
so they were able to see water and beach
Host:
Also the owner is super responsive to any questions you have
Owner very responsive and even came by to make sure everything was going well
The property owner was helpful when GPS took us to the wrong location
needs some household repairs loose door jams
The cleaning lady was next door and was very friendly and helpful I would definitely stay here again
Location:
Awesome location walking distance to everything
several restaurants and bridge street
There are 2 main ways to get to the beach
Stains on furniture and rugs took away from charming cottage
There are grocery stores nearby and it is a quick one hour scenic drive from Tampa
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2. Cozy studio apartment by the gulf (from USD 143)

This fully furnished studio apartment is conveniently located by the beach, making it the ideal romantic accommodation for a couple’s retreat. A queen-sized bed occupies the only bedroom in the apartment and you can make simple meals from the small kitchen. The apartment also comes with a balcony that has views of the pool and the gulf in the distance. The fishing piers and the town’s restaurants are also just a short bus or trolley ride away from the apartment.

Steps to sandy beach!! Great location! Quiet complex!!
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
26 reviews
studio 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the parking was private and covered
I rarely take the car once it's parked
It had everything we needed beach chairs towels
The studio is just the right size for one or two
Also the murphy bed was much smaller than our king/memory foam at home - so I usually ended up on the sofa during the night
Cleanliness:
The pool was very clean with full afternoon sun
had everything we needed and was very clean and comfortable Would definitely stay here again
This rental was very clean and nicely decorated with lovely furnishings and plenty of dishes and pans I did have trouble adjusting to the sound of the traffic and street lights as I am from a rur...
Host:
Well maintained and close to everything Steps to pool and awesome beach Contact person Neece very responsive to requests and questions
Very good communication with Neece
We had a great time I love the area and the beaches
and she even went as far as helping me find another VRBO because the unit was booked after my original check-out date
Neese is quick to respond and goes above and beyond
Location:
It is near a Trolly stop
The beach is right behind the complex and in a great spot
Great place to stay Very clean and in a quite location
We found the food prices on the island very reasonable - less than we pay in Upstate NY
and it's a quick drive into Bradenton or Sarasota
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3. Spacious condo unit near Runaway Bay (from USD 200)

This two-bedroom condominium unit is great for a party of six who are looking to be in the Runaway Bay Beach Resort area. A queen-sized bed and two full-sized single beds can be found in the bedrooms. The bathrooms and the open kitchen are newly remodeled, with new appliances installed for your use. There is also a screened in lanai that has good views of the pool.

Feel free to use the condominium’s facilities like the heated swimming pool and tennis court. Do note that only dogs are allowed on the premises and it will incur an additional USD100 non-refundable fee. Owners will be required to keep them on a leash.

Amazing Condo; 50 steps to the Gulf/ W heated pool and tennis court
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
38 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The condo was spacious with two good sized bedrooms and a large through kitchen / dining lounge area
The condo was super spotless great location beds super comfortable kitchen had everything you need and more we would recommend to all
The condo had everything we would need including beach chairs and a beach cart and lots of great kitchen appliances
There were plenty of extra sheets and towels in the linen closet and an assortment of pillows that we could choose from for our individual comfort levels
well equipped Ceiling fans in both bedrooms and two double beds in guest room kept our family of four comfortable There are beach umbrellas beach chairs plenty of beach towels and a beach cart...
Cleanliness:
Grounds around the condo were very clean and beautiful
Host:
recieved no communicationfrom rental agentprior to check in had to initiate myself after that it was a totally wonderful experience
the pool area was always clean
Eileen was very easy to work with We will be back
Loved our stay Condo was excellent and owner was helpful and easy to work with Everything was as advertised Highly recommend
Great experience Already booked for next year
Location:
A few steps from the beach Love
Although across the street from the beach
It is situated on a beautiful island ( Anna Marie) and located within a quiet complex with a reasonable size pool
Beach access is just across the street I would recommend it to anybody
We LOVED our little back balconies that looked out on the pool and a cute little moat that meandered around the complex
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4. Comfortable one-bedroom unit with gulf view (from USD 172)

This ground-level unit, which has spectacular views of the beach and gulf from your front yard, has been refurbished with new floorings, cabinet and a granite counter top in the kitchen. A queen-sized bed can be found in the only bedroom in the unit. In the fenced backyard, you would be sharing the amenities, like the heated pool and gas grill, with the other units. The island shops and restaurants are also just a short ‘trolley’ ride away. Do note that as the unit is located in a quiet residential area so parties of any sort are strictly prohibited on the premises.

GULF VIEW, FULL RENO 2019-GRANITE, QUEEN-HTD POOLSIDE 1 BR RETREAT
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Condo unit with amazing Runaway Bay view (from USD 131)

This spacious beach-themed condominium unit has been recently furnished and boasts two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It also comes with lovely views of the waters of Runaway Bay. You will be able to find a king-sized bed in the master bedroom and two twin beds in the other bedroom. If there are more of you, there is also a king-sized mattress available. Feel free to make use of the resort’s facilities such as the swimming pool, tennis court, gym and private fishing dock.

Bay view! walkout apartment 85 step to Gulf at Runaway Bay - Anna Maria Island
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
39 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Beautiful views of the water and boats in the morning from the master bedroom and living/dining/
The view is amazing You can see the bay from living room and master bedroom
is to give the owners to change the pictures on the website
The appartement provided all the things you need Great view of bay
It was equipped with everything you could need
Cleanliness:
The unit is spacious and nicely decorated
A nicely furnished very comfortable clean apartment with spectacular views over the bay
Our neighbors were very nice and considerate The sheets for the KING size mattress kept coming off (not deep pockets)
especially the fans over the beds/
The unit is furnished with everything I needed Clean and attractive Newer appliances
Host:
The owner is really helpful and try to make you always happy
The owner was very helpful and responded quickly about booking info
The owner is great to work with and very responsive Would definitely stay again
I can not wait to return Only suggestion
The owner was very attentive to all our needs and has put a lot of thought into the decoration of the apartment
Location:
clean and tropical Located close to Bridge Street shops
Grocery was a 5 minute drive Perfect location and unit
At the north end of the island
Perfect place to relax perfect Location for Beaches shopping fishing sight seeing
The condo had everything we needed and very close to anna maria island which is a very beautiful place to hang out Beach access was just across the street
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6. Beautiful beach cottage with two bedrooms (from USD 249)

This beautifully renovated cottage is situated right across from the award-winning Coquina Beach on the island. The two bedrooms contain a king-sized bed and two twin beds supplied with comfortable cotton sheets. Linens and towels are also provided for your convenient use. The kitchen is also fully equipped and should have sufficient appliances to cook your catch of the day. Do note that the backyard and pool area is a shared space with the unit downstairs.

Angie's Place! 2br/2ba, heated pool and a view of the Gulf!
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
49 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I'd looked at pictures and read reviews
The pool is the perfect size with pool and beach toys and chairs Nice bedrooms with laundry in the condo
The decor was beach themed and the furniture and beds were comfortable We were steps away from the beach
We enjoyed being at the beach and then cooling off in the pool
The owners Al and Angie thought of many little things to welcome us and make our stay all the more wonderful including providing an abundance of beach towels and a small starter pack of paper towe...
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and well kept
Angie's Place was clean and nicely decorated
Appreciated the faux wood flooring throughout the space (easy to sweep and clean) and the full size washer and dryer (which we used almost daily)
The bathrooms are very nice
A very nice clean apartment 1/2 block from gulf and bay
Host:
the owner was very nice
and they like their home are delightful
Our kids loved how close we were to the beach
The property management was very attentive and quick to answer any questions
We left well relaxed and fun filled memories
Location:
Centrally located on island Right across from Cortez beach
Walking distance from the beach (1min )
The location is great with a short walk to the beach restaurants and shops
We used the grill to cook out and also visited Skinny's for the best burgers & French fries and Sharky's for seafood in pub like setting
Angie's Place is a quaint beach cottage within a few steps of the beautiful Bradenton Beach as well as an island trolley
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7. Comfortable beachside unit near Bridge Street (from USD 212)

This two-bedroom and one bathroom beachside unit, with access to a communal pool, is just steps away from the soft sands of Cortez Beach. You will find two queen-sized beds in the bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen in this unit. You can also enjoy access to communal amenities such as an outdoor barbecue grill and some beach equipment. If you feel like heading out for an evening meal, make the short trip to Bridge Street and enjoy yourself at one of the many restaurants.

Beach Side Oasis W/ Pool and Short Walk to Restaurants and Bars on Bridge St.
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
32 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beach chairs and umbrellas do need to be replaced
the bed wasn’t real comfortable
The complimentary beach chairs needed to b replaced but that was our only complaint
The pictures show how it looks
there was only two chairs and one little table
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
the full sized washer and dryer was a big bonus
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
beds and couches were very good
A wonderful location and a clean bright well maintained apartment
Host:
Love love love the place
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
We enjoyed the location across the street from the gulf and within walking distance of so many delicious restaurants coffee shop and shopping
Location was hard to beat being right across from beach walking distance to bridge street etc
But really overall it’s a great place and
You could not ask for a better location walking to everything Nice little pool area
We walked to the pier to fish and to several of our favorite restaurants and of course Joe's for ice cream
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8. Beachside bungalow with fully equipped kitchen (from USD 176)

Nestled away in a quiet neighborhood on the island, this beach bungalow has recently been remodeled and is only five minutes away from the nearest beach. There are two bedrooms here, where you will find one queen-sized bed and two twin beds. The kitchen is also fully equipped with new stainless steel appliances to cook that perfect meal. You are also welcomed to use the shared heated pool.

Beachside Vacation Rental With Heated Pool Within Walking Distance to Beach
Bradenton Beach, FL, US
38 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The 6 of us were comfortable with compact size yet did not feel crowded
The accommodations have everything that you may need to prepare simple meals
The rental itself was fine
everything you would need is in apartment
Only thing could not use BBQ
Cleanliness:
umbrellas apartment nice and clean
We even used the washer and dryer to wash clothes
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:
Lovely thought with all beach things you would need available as well from buckets and spades to chairs blow ups
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
The location is central on the island to go anywhere quickly
We really enjoyed Anna Maria Island
Only s couple of minutes walk to the beach
It is a comfortable place to relax and is in a great location
The new pool is a definite plus and we really enjoyed the loungers at the pool
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9. Lovely beach apartment with fully stocked kitchen

Things don’t get any better when you check into a newly furnished beach apartment. Located just steps from the beautiful beach, you can enjoy both the sunsets and sunrises from the comforts of the living room or outdoor porch. There are two bedrooms in this unit, with queen-sized beds found in both rooms. The kitchen is fully equipped to prepare delicious meals and you also get to enjoy complimentary Keurig coffee that is courtesy of the owners.

New listing 4th Street N Bradenton Beach Incredible Views Newly remodeled Unit
87 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It's true that the second bedroom and the bathroom are tiny but worked fine for our purposes
There is a window AC unit in each room
A fridge only big enough to hold drinks
No beach chairs umbrella rusted and broken fishing poles just for looks
You need to update Wi-Fi network & password
Cleanliness:
however I was NOT expecting the following:-2 4-inch cockroaches-Dirty sheets on the "master"
around 4pm was nice and clean no hot water in the shower
Host:
and they delivered them straight to the cottage for us
Arrived to check in about 20 minutes early
handy well-stocked kitchenette
while changing the pillow case
Very simple Small Bathroom unbelievably small Shower is a trickle
Location:
We rented bikes from Just 4 Fun
We love this property for its relaxed charm walking distance to Bridge Street and the perfect beaches right around the block
Relaxing Condo walking distance from beach and restaurants We enjoyed our stay
Rented this property for the month of Jan 2019
but it did have a plug in burner but didn't need it
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Florida's hidden gem

Bradenton Beach is, without a doubt, Florida’s answer to the perfect summer beach holiday. Whether you’re just staying for the weekend, for a week or longer, there are enough things to do to recharge your body and soul. So get planning with your partner or with your best mates!

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