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COVID-19 Update

Updated: June 29, 2020 Marriott International: COVID-19 update and cancellation policy In this time of uncertainty, our services have changed so please take note! UPGRADES Due to the scope of our resort, it is impossible for us to upgrade anyone upon arrival.  If you would like to explore upgrading your accommodations, please contact our reservations …Read More

An Anna Maria Island Thanksgiving at Waterline

Whether you’re a visitor or year-round resident of AMI, there’s no reason to lift a finger this Thanksgiving.  Why not take your loved ones, including the in-laws and out-laws, to Waterline Marina Resort for a Turkey Day celebration at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen?  Not only will it reduce the stress of orchestrating the family feast, …Read More

Dine & Daycation

Most of us spend Monday through Friday rushing out of the door and grabbing a coffee for “breakfast” each morning. Enter Dine & Daycation; your weekend retreat for the best brunch and live entertainment on Anna Maria Island. Every Saturday & Sunday, treat yourself to a mouthwatering brunch at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen followed by …Read More

Inaugural Fourth of July BBQ & Coastal Food Fest

Celebrate America’s 242nd birthday with us at Waterline Marina Resort! Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen and Motorworks Brewing have teamed up for the Inaugural Fourth of July BBQ & Coastal Food Fest on Wednesday, July 4th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm.   Join us as we soak up the sun, relax poolside and enjoy locally brewed beers …Read More

A Boater’s Guide to Waterline Marina Resort

If you own (or rent) a boat in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, you’re always on the lookout for a new spot that offers dock space and the option to enjoy a meal, cool beverage or even deluxe overnight accommodations.  We sat down with Mark Mathiason, a resident of South Tampa, to learn about his first …Read More

Talents Uncovered – Margie Amberge

When Waterline’s Recreation Host, Margie Amberge, isn’t coordinating fishing charters and assisting guests, she is taking award winning photos of Anna Maria Island. Margie has made a name for herself as a local photographer, capturing the landscapes and wildlife that have made the island a sought after destination for environmentalists and naturalists the world over. …Read More

The Story of Eliza Ann

Samuel Plimsoll, a social reformer and all around fabulous guy, is celebrated at Waterline Marina Resort.  But very few realize the role his spouse, Eliza Ann, played in his greatest invention. In the late 1800s, it became common practice to load large amounts of cargo onto ships to try to make more money. This would …Read More

Waterline Marina Resort is Now Open!

Waterline Marina Resort has officially opened its doors Wednesday, November 29th on Anna Maria Island! Our coastal chic resort features 37 guest rooms and suites, each conveying the island lifestyle that is present on AMI with a modern touch. The spacious living areas in the suites are accompanied by a sprawling balcony and breathtaking views …Read More

Eliza Ann Wins the Tour de Turtles

For the past three months, we have anxiously tracked and watched as Eliza Ann, Waterline’s sponsored loggerhead turtle, competed in the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s Tour de Turtles 2017.  To refresh you on Eliza Ann’s journey, click here. The results are in and…drum roll please…Eliza Ann has been crowned winner of the Tour de Turtles, Hardshell …Read More

Luminary Hotel & Co. Groundbreaking

Mainsail Lodging & Development is sowing it’s oats in Fort Myers, Florida. We are proud to announce the addition of a new Autograph Collection Hotel to our growing portfolio. On Friday, October 6th city officials, the Mainsail Lodging & Development team and business owners from around Fort Myers gathered to break ground for construction of …Read More

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