You may have been to the state before, but never like this. This time, it’s all about you and what you want out of your vacation. You will wake every morning with the sun on your face and the warm air will put you into a state of utter bliss. With beaches in walking distance from its front doors, just imagine sinking your toes into the warm sand. The waves are rushing to meet you and the sea breeze in the air will have you feeling refreshed each morning.
Via Roma Beach Resort was built to put your mind at ease. With its white stucco buildings, Ionic columns, and statues, it’s simple yet exciting. This resort brings a touch of the Mediterranean to Florida’s Gulf Coast. It’s almost like being in two places at once. Here, the atmosphere always in the air is laid-back and relaxed; as it should be, you’re on vacation!
Take one of the 1-or 2-bedroom suites for example. They are filled with all the comforts of home. This is to ensure the transition from home mode to vacation mode is the easiest part of your trip. These suites accommodate 4 to 6 guests comfortably. The bed is dressed in linens that are cleaned after each inhabitant. To ensure optimal cleanliness and safety, rooms are checked frequently to make sure they are up to standard.
They have full kitchens and baths, master bedrooms, and separate living and dining areas. In the kitchen, you can enjoy the comfort of a blender, coffee maker, dishwasher, oven, refrigerator and so much more! This gives you the option to enjoy a home-cooked meal in the comfort of your suite. Have the kids try and make dinner and see what they cook up. Maybe even assign every person one job and make it a memory you will talk about for years to come.
The windows in the suite give you a view of the gorgeous ocean. From them, you can see the picturesque palm trees, sea oats, and hibiscus trees to lend a tropical flavor to this island hideaway. Every morning you can walk to the beach and see all of the shells that have washed up on shore. Each morning will bring new shells in different shapes and sizes.
If the ocean isn’t your thing, spend the day at the outdoor pool. Splash around and have some fun. There are seats to lounge around in and soak up some of that glorious sun. For added comfort, this pool is heated. There is also a hot tub to relieve you of your stress. Just imagine the state of bliss you will be in once you dip your body into the heated waters of the hot tub. Close your eyes and allow the heat to relax every inch of your body.
At TZort, we make sure that your quality of stay is of a high standard because our customers are like family to us. We would never consider letting our families go somewhere they weren’t treated highly. Via Roma Beach Resort staff is always on call to help with anything you need. And when we say anything, we really mean it. They are passionate about giving you a room that’s clean, well-maintained, and safe. Whatever we can offer to make this as easy a transition as possible, we will provide.
Here at Via Roma Beach Resort we make sure that this vacation is one you will talk about for years to come. Experience the difference and never go back to your old way of traveling.
On Island Time
Bradenton Beach, Florida is located on Anna Maria Island off the Gulf Coast. This quaint, small town is known for its intimate charm, sugar-sand beaches, strips of shops, and locally-owned restaurants. The people on this island slow the pace of life. They value being in the moment and experiencing things as they come. On the island, you can truly be present.
At first, Anna Maria Island is best explored by bike. It’s a good form of exercise and the wind blowing against your face is so refreshing. On this island, you can do so much in the water. You can go sightseeing, dolphin watching, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, fishing charters and so much more. There are so many services experienced in their craft that can assist you in any outdoor activities. This is where you can soak up the sun but still be active. And if you want to just lay out all day in the sun, we won’t judge! There are so many beaches to explore, and take sunset and sunrise walks. It’s amazing to see the changing colors of the sky right before your eyes.
In the center of all the attractions, Bluegreen Via Roma Beach Resort is the perfect home base for you to explore and experience Florida’s vibrant atmosphere firsthand. It’s close to all of the attractions of the area like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Snorkeling & Scuba diving and so much more. You won’t have to travel far for a day filled with fun.
Come and explore the adventure that’s happening all around the Island. Discover how you can plan the perfect four-day family vacation at Bluegreen Via Roma Beach Resort.
DAY 1: FLY BY THE BEACH
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Often, we go on vacation and don’t even get to see the beautiful place we are in. We fill our agendas with all of the popular places to see and eat. The best way to see Bradenton and the Riverwalk is with Zegway By the Bay. With them, you can explore the area on a Segway. It’s 90 minutes of non-stop adventure!
During these 90 minutes, you will cruise by the amphitheater, splash pads, art, sculptures, and so much more. These tours are guided by the staff who is highly knowledgeable about the area. They can point out famous spots or even suggest a restaurant for you to eat at after.
If you’ve never ridden a Segway before, don’t worry! These guides are experienced and will make sure everyone is confident with the machinery before starting the tour. You will get a helmet to wear as a precaution. Once you get on the machine and the guides run you through everything, you will feel like you have been riding them for years!
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Zooming around the beach on the Segway will make you want to be on the beach, but first, a good meal is in order! Come and enjoy good food, good views, and good people at Skinny’s Place. This local burger joint will make you feel at home the second you step through its bright and colorful doors.
Since 1952, this rustic restaurant has delivered delicious, handcrafted burgers and hotdogs to its loyal customers. Whether you’ve been coming here for years or this is your first time in the area, Skinnys will treat you like family. Look to their menu to satisfy that hunger inside of you. Pair any of their scrumptious burgers with one of their sides like grandma’s homemade chili or their classic fries. Complete the meal with one of their frosted mugs and you’ll be sure to have a meal worth smiling about.
DAY 2: THE TOTAL PACKAGE
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When you think of water sports, what comes to mind? Fishing in the deep sea? Shredding through the water on a jet ski? Maybe cruising along in a pontoon boat? H2O Watersportz offers you the option to pick from any of these and many more.
Since 2007, H2O Watersportz has been giving its customers the best of both worlds. With the largest collection of charters, boat and jet ski rentals, and tours, everyone can have something that’s theirs. They are the only jet ski and boat rental on or around Anna Maria Island that allows you unlimited riding without a guide in the area. This means you won’t just be sitting back while a guide leads you around a standard route. You have the freedom to make your time spent on their rentals your own. However, if you decide you want a little bit of extra help, they have experienced guides who would be more than happy to go out on the water with you.
Your trip is completely your own. Take control of your time with H2O WaterSportz!
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Craving fresh fish tacos, an amazing view, and friendly service? Look no further than Tide Tables restaurant. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a casual Florida dining experience like no other.
The fish on the menu is hand caught every day, often right from their docks. It is cleaned and prepared by the chefs and delivered to you by the friendly wait staff. They offer shrimp, grouper, mahi, scallops, and corvina all prepared blackened, fried, or grilled. These fish pair nicely with their many sides, salads, and soups. As far as drinks go, they offer a selection of local, unique beers, wines, and ciders.
Good food doesn’t need to be complicated, enjoy some here at Tide Tables.
DAY 3: RELAX BY THE SEA
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Vacation is all about soaking up days of utter relaxation. Elevate this relaxation with some time at Sea-serenity Beach Spa & Bou-tiki. Their indoor and outdoor locations allow for the most flexibility in what you want out of your time here. With the only beach massage from Siesta Key to St. Pete, this experience is one of a kind.
Just imagine the state of euphoria you will feel at their outdoor tiki massage hut. You lay on their bed and allow the staff takes you to your happy place. Their staff is state-licensed and has countless years of experience. They are passionate about making this experience about you and what you need. They are trained in many different techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Pre-Natal, Reflexology, Sports, and Energy balancing.
All of these techniques can allow your body to get to that state of natural healing and rejuvenation that it craves. For added comfort, opt for the sunset massage. As the sky changes from a bright blue to an encapsulating orange, you will feel like you never want to leave. And to make the experience even more personal, they offer a couple’s massage.
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After a relaxing time, you don’t want to have to stress over your next meal. Bridge Street Bistro makes that decision a no brainer! This upscale-casual bistro features a seafood-centric menu, a bar, and deck that offers spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Start the meal off with one of their appetizers or any of their bisques or chowders. They have options for specialty salads and entrées that will satisfy your taste buds. It’s recommended to try one of the hand-cut Filet Mignon or Ribeye steaks. This meat is thoroughly cooked to enhance its natural flavor and seasoned with spices to complement it. Take one bite of this entrée and it will melt in your mouth.
If you prefer seafood try any one of the four fresh fish options. These fish are caught daily to ensure optimal natural flavor. As far as fish goes, try the signature Grassy Key style fish preparation. Their fresh fish is served with herb risotto or mashed potatoes and a chef’s choice vegetable.
DAY 4: CROSS IT OFF
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At some point in our lives, we have all wondered what it’s like to be a fish. At Egmont Key Adventures, you can do this and so much more. Whether it’s snorkeling, sunset cruises, hiking, or sightseeing and dolphin tours, you can be sure you will find it all here.
Egmont Key Adventures features a boating excursion on their 26 Leisure cat with the new Suzuki 200 or the 27-foot Carolina Skiff with the 250 Suzuki. Both of these boats have up-to-date technology, bench seating, lots of shade, and a dive ladder access off the back. This is what takes you straight to adventure! They offer 5 excursions but don’t worry if you don’t see what you’re looking for, they can incorporate something just for you.
Their excursions include the 3- or 4-hour Egmont key adventure, The 6-hour adventure, Dolphin/Sunset/Island Tour, and the Sunset/Egmont Excursion. Over these excursions, you can explore the island, snorkel, fish, or watch the sunset. On some, you can get out and explore the island and there’s a high chance of being the only ones there. Cross all of your wishes off of your list with Egmont Key Adventures!
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Isola Bella has offered authentic Italian for 25 years. While you have enjoyed seafood in this beachside town, travel to the heart of Sicily and get a taste of Italy. Their food is a genuine Italian dining experience. The chefs pride themselves on practicing old traditions in the preparation of their dishes.
Featured throughout their menu you will see that their food is made with only the best high-quality ingredients. These ingredients are mostly imported directly from Italy or locally from farms. They use Italian extra virgin olive oil, make their handmade pasta fresh daily, and import a variety of cheeses. Choose from a variety of classics like Veal piccata, gnocchi, lasagna, bruschetta, and so much more. Taste the difference here at Isola Bella.