The Anna Maria Island Beach Castaway 1 is located directly in the middle of Anna Maria Island and is a beautiful 2 bedroom, 1 washrrom condo conveniently across from the seven acre Manatee Public Beach and the shimmering Gulf of Mexico. This is one of only two lifeguard protected beaches on the Island, and includes the Café on the Beach, a great spot for pancake breakfast, lunch and the occasional live entertainment as well as a playground for the kids. Steps away from the "Beach Castaway 1" you'll find the West Coast Surf Shop that has been in business for 99+ years and is stocked with beach apparel and supplies. The legendary "Skinny's Place" is right across the street, serving up ice cold mugs of beer and the best burger on the beach. Just around the corner is the Island Centre Shopping which serves all of your shopping needs including eleven eateries, specialty shops, grocery, liquor store and other island conveniences. Hop on the free Island Trolley to explore other areas of the island. Many Florida attractions, such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Epcot Center, Sea World, Busch Gardens, Mote Marine, Ringling Museum and St. Armand's Circle, are a short drive away. ACCOMMODATIONS: Come relax and enjoy your beach vacation at The Castaway! Located conveniently 20 feet from the beach and the glorious Gulf of Mexico. This two bedroom and one bath condo sleeps six with a queen size bed, two twin beds and a sofa bed. A full size kitchen and living room are included for your convenience. New upgrades include high speed internet, free domestic long distance calling and expanded cable television. The surrounding property boasts an onsite laundry room, gas grill and picnic tables, perfect for sunbathing, barbecues, or simply enjoying the Florida evenings after a lazy day at the beach. The amenities provided will make your Anna Maria Island vacation a pleasant one while you enjoy a weekend getaway or an extended stay. Three night rentals are available. Fully air conditioned. Includes covered parking. Steps away from the beach. Directly across from the FREE trolley stop. Easy access to: retail shops, grocery store and restaurants.