We’ve packed our big towels and our floppy sunhats. We’ve slathered ourselves in sunblock. Now, all we need is a cozy spot to rest our sandy, sun-sleepy selves before we do it all again. When the beach is calling, these Anna Maria beach cottages make a picture-perfect home base.

Blue Heron Beach House

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This dog-friendly Anna Maria cottage has room for eight, along with a patio, a private pool, and a fenced backyard. The beach is just a block away, and there’s even a foosball table for the kids.

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Salt Shack

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Reach the surf in 150 steps for a day at the beach, then come unwind with a private heated pool and a cool, calm interior.

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Starfish Cottage

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After a day of seashell hunting, return home for a family meal in this airy Anna Maria beach cottage. The screened-in patio is perfect for an evening beverage and some light reading.

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Sea Palm Cottage

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The beach is just a block away from this sunny three-bedroom cottage, and the lush foliage adds a tropical flair right outside your door.

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Emma’s Cottage

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Beach cottage on the outside, luxury ocean retreat on the inside. Take advantage of the private pool, grass-roof gazebo, and beach access right across the road.

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Sapphire Beach House

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This Holmes Beach cottage has three bedrooms, a private pool, and the perfect backyard for a family barbecue.

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Dolphin Watch

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Yes, the sand really is right there. Sit back and soak up the views at this two-bedroom Anna Maria beach cottage.

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Author: Hannah Morrison

Hannah hails from Telluride, CO and currently lives in Portland, where she works as writer, editor, and unofficial resident poet for Team Vacasa. You'll often find Hannah singing and dancing down the sidewalk, making really tall sandwiches, and planning her next long run.