Dans Florida Condos – Blog

Have a look through some of our recent Blog Posts.  We love to highlight fun exciting activities and current events on Anna Maria Island.



 

Anna Maria Island Heritage Festival and Settler’s Market

Snowbird and summertime travelers from all over the world visit Anna Maria Island, Florida for sunshine,  beach time, and endless family activities.  Guests who visit and stay at Dans Florida Condos (www.dansfloridacondos.com) often are surprised by the deep history and

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Major League Baseballs Pittsburgh Pirates return to Bradenton, FL

Dans Florida Condos, located on Anna Maria Island just 20 minutes from downtown Bradenton, FL offers snowbirds sugar sand beaches, award winning restaurants, plenty of sunshine, and close proximity to Major League Baseball Spring Training. The Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training

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2nd Annual #BookDirect Day – Feb. 6, 2019

Today we are celebrating the 2nd annual #BookDirect day. This initiative was first organized to educate guests about the advantages of bypassing third-party channels to book directly with management companies and homeowners. Not only are vacation rental owners facing the same

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A Wonderful Review, lends itself to a Valuable Anna Maria Island Visitors Guide

Nothing pleases me more to receive feedback from former guests of Dans Florida Condos (www.dansfloridacondos.com), who enjoy Anna Maria Island as much as I do. Feedback is not only a pleasant pat on the back, but also serves as a valuable tool for online consumers.

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Farewell Red Tide – Anna Maria Island Has Prevailed

Guests of Dans Florida Condos have waited a while, but we can now officially announce that Anna Maria Island, FL is now clear of Red Tide! Anna Maria Island and a majority of the Gulf Shores have been affected by

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Sunset Dining and Sustainable Fishing Practices. The perfect match on Anna Maria Island

Guests of Dans Florida Condos, not only visit Anna Maria Island FL for the world class beaches, relaxation, or the sun. . . they often come for healthy and tasty cuisine.  While fresh fish is available in pretty much every

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Historic Bridge Street

Anna Maria Island – Voted 6th Happiest Seaside Town in U.S.

Guests of Dans Florida Condos, have asked a favor of me throughout the years: “Help keep our little island paradise a secret”.  Nestled on Florida’s Southwest Gulf coast just south of Clearwater and north of Sarasota, Anna Maria Island is

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Cooking Classes Coming to Anna Maria Island

Guests of Dans Florida Condos (www.dansfloridacondos.com), on Anna Maria Island can leave the pots and pans at home while vacationing.  Not only do our units include a full kitchen will everything you need to make a scrambled egg to Thanksgiving

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Turtle watchers excited, first nest of season spotted on AMI

Visitors of Dans Florida Condos (www.dansfloridacondos.com), on Anna Maria Island are excited for Turtle Nesting Season.  Just steps from the condos, turtles come to the beaches of Anna Maria Island to drop off their eggs, which both island residents and

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Mother's Day Anna Maria Island FL

Mothers Day on Anna Maria Island

Moms deserve to be pampered. Guests that are staying at Dans Florida Condos (www.dansfloridacondos.com), have a variety of dinning options while on the island.  For a special treat this year, we recommend one of our flagship resturants!  Spend lunch or

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Anna Maria Island - Turtle Nesting and Race

Anna Maria Island Turtle Nesting Watch

Guests of Dans Florida Condos (www.dansfloridacondos.com) and Anna Maria Island are urged to educate themselves on many of the rules and regulations that protect the many Sea Turtles that share the island with them.  This years “Turtle Watch” has come

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Anna Maria Island Pier Progress!

Guests who enjoy Dan’s Florida Condos, which is located on Anna Maria Island, FL will be very happy to hear the progress on the repairs in place for the historic Anna Maria Island City Pier!  Work on the Anna Maria

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Island Golfing for a Cause, Payton Wright Foundation

Anna Maria island caters to shellers, beach bums, and folks just looking to relax.   We also have some great golfing events and courses on the island and within 10-15 minute drive from Dans Florida Condos! One great golfing event is

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Anna Maria Island Fishing with Captain Mike’s Fishing Charters

Guests of Dans Florida Condos often ask where they can get some GREAT fishing in while visiting the island.  When it comes to fishing the pristine inshore or offshore waters of Florida’s Gulf Coast including Sarasota, Anna Maria Island, Sarasota

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Anna Maria Pier Update

Anna Maria Island Pier Update – Work to start in May!

Guests who enjoy Dan’s Florida Condos, which is located on Anna Maria Island, FL will be very happy to hear the progress on the repairs in place for the historic Anna Maria Island City Pier!  Work on the Anna Maria

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Anna Maria Island Pier Progress – Pier Decking Selected!

Many past guests of Dans Florida Condos have inquired about the Anna Maria City Pier, which suffered season ending closure due to last years hurricane season. We are happy to announce things are starting to move forward! Rod and Reel

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Easter Holiday Events, Anna Maria Island, FL

There’s no shortage of fun around the Easter holiday on Anna Maria Island and Dans Florida Condos! Choose from events at the Sandbar Restaurant, Pine Avenue or Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant to celebrate with your family and friends, which are

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27th Annual Heritage Days Festival

The Anna Maria Island Historical Society will host its 27th Annual Heritage Days Festival at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society’s Historical Park, 402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. The event will be held Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00am-2:00pm. This event

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36th Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival

Except for one major uncontrollable detail, all is ready for the 36th annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, according to chair Rose Lipke. “We’re in the two-week window,” Lipke said. “We just need good weather.” Lipke, in her fourth year as

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Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training in Bradenton

The Pittsburgh Pirates, the city of Bradenton, Manatee County and the Manatee County Public Library System recently announced plans to celebrate the 50th year of Pirates baseball in Bradenton. Bradenton has hosted the team for spring training since 1969 and the

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AMI in running for Happiest Seaside Town in USA

Will Anna Maria be declared the happiest seaside town in the United States? Fans of the city will have to wait a few months to find out. A poll run by Coastal Living magazine named Anna Maria in its 2018

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Social Events Announced – Jan, Feb, March

January thru March 2018 the Runaway Bay Social Committee sponsors a number of Condominium Community Social Events! Both of Dan’s Florida Condos are situated on the grounds of the award winning Runaway Bay Complex.  The 182 unit complex occupies the entire East and Western

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There’s a New Market on AMI!

There’s a New Market in Town! Gamble Creek Farm has opened a brand new farm stand selling fresh picked fruits and vegetables, just baked bread, fresh, eggs, locally made jams, jellies and honey as well as flowers and much, much

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Merry Christmas Anna Maria Island

Things to do this Winter on AMI

There is a lot going on at Dans Florida Condos, and Anna Maria Island this Winter!  Here are some fun things to do and experience this holiday season on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The perfect time to getaway from the

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OscarMayer Wiener Mobile Visits Anna Maria Island

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile makes Pitstop on AMI

Meat the hot-doggers. Elise “Cheddar Cheese” Johnson and Dominic “Dijon Dom” Ricci are two of 12 people who can drive the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile — with the rare exception of Jay Leno, who took the modified Chevy truck for a

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Anna Maria Island - Turtle Nesting and Race

Tour de Turtles – The Islands Fastest but Slowest Race!

Tour de Turtles – The Islands Fastest but Slowest Race! It may not have been the fastest race in history, but Anna Maria Island won the marathon with loggerhead Eliza Ann. Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring and

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Hurricane Irma, No Test for Anna Maria Island

Firstly, we would like to thank you for the out pouring of prayers, best wishes and kind emails that we have received during Irma Hurricane. Many good wishes came in from our past, future guests as well as on our

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How to Avoid Hidden Booking Fees that Big Box Sites Charge

For the past seven years I have used VRBO/Homeaway as my advertising venue for the rental of Dans Florida Condos. I have two immaculate 2br and 1br units located on Anna Maria Island (Central Gulf Coast, in Bradenton Beach, FL).

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Beach House Happy Hour Extended and 2 for 1 Drinks!

How does lunch on the beach starting at five bucks sound? It’s all at the Beach House Restaurant! New extended hours for Happy Hour and new items on our Lunch Menu! Location: The Beach House is about a 10 minute

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Tropical Storm Emily drenches Anna Maria Island

Tropical Storm Emily soaked Anna Maria Island as it made landfall at 10:45 a.m. July 31. Traffic slowed as drivers navigated pooled water and windblown palm fronds and other vegetation littering roads. Fortunately, said Holmes Beach police Chief Bill Tokajer,

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Welcome

Welcome Dans Florida Condos Blog (Anna Maria Island, FL)

We are very proud to launch our brand new website.  Want to avoid booking fees that Big Box sites like Homeaway/VRBO and Air B&B charge?  Do you want direct contact with the owner you are working with with the options

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