The beaches on Anna Maria Island are world famous and lots of information can be found on AnnaMariaIsland.com regarding where to park, what beaches provide amenities and lots more. While beaches have to be on anyone's top ten list of things to do when visiting Anna Maria Island there are lots of parks to enjoy in our area. Whether you want to take a ride in a vehicle, bicycle or walk to an Anna Maria Island park we have tons of info on Beaches and Parks on AnnaMariaIsland.com. Bean Point is where the Tampa Bay and Gulf of Mexico meet and a great spot to visit. If shelling is more your style then Coquina beach might be the best bet. Coquina beach, hence the name, is at the Southern tip of Anna Maria Island in Bradenton Beach and the groins used to reduce beach erosion are great collection points for lots of shells and sometimes sand dollars. Don't forget about surfing-yes, we said surfing. There are no 10 foot swells but children in the summer can be found at the beach using boogie boards as well as surf boards catching a wave or two. Lots of beach ideas to help with your perfect Anna Maria Island get-a-way.