Come experience island living with the best of both worlds. Just moments from downtown Bradenton and its wonderful Riverwalk.

What to See

Take a stroll along the river, grab a bite to eat at the Tarpon Point Tiki Bar and Grill or just sit on one of the many benches and watch the sun set on the river. Or turn the other way and head to some of the Gulf Coasts most beautiful beaches. Bask in the warm Florida sun or grab a bite to eat at one of the many waterfront restaurants. Enjoy ice cream from one of the local businesses while you walk and window shop. No matter which way you head, you will love living on Perico Island!

Enjoy Main Street Live in downtown Bradenton on the 3rd Thursday of the month September through June. Live music, good eats and vendors from around the Bradenton area. Take a Friday evening cruise and watch the dolphins swim along side and play as you relax in the warm evening air, or take a day trip to one of the local barrier sandbars. Become one with nature at the Robinson Nature Preserve with kayaking, canoeing, hiking, wildlife viewing areas and more. However you want to spend your day, you can do it here in Bradenton.

Local Businesses, Restaurants & Employers

Where to Eat

There are many dining options around Bradenton. Here are a few to try:

  • Bridge Tender Inn
  • Shake Pit
  • Sweetberries Frozen Custard
  • Bella Mia Pizza and Italian Restaurant
  • O’Bricks Irish Pub and Martini Bar
  • Casa di Pizza
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Thai Lotus Restaurant
  • Ezra: A Cafe
  • Ocean Star II
  • Anna Maria Oyster Bar


Looking to get around Bradenton? Take a ride on the MCAT bus. Local fixed route bus operates Monday – Saturday 5:30am – 8pm. Anna Maria Island Trolley operates daily, 6am – 10:30pm. Longboat Key Trolley operates daily, 5:30am – 8pm. The Beach Express operates Sunday/Holidays, 9am – 5pm.


Places to Live Near Bradenton

Carlton Arms

  • 5200 Riverfront Drive
  • Bradenton, Florida 34208

Carlton Arms of Bradenton is nestled on 100 lush acres, located at the mouth of the Manatee and Braden Rivers, with private boat docks with gulf access, beautiful landscaping, cascading fountains, peaceful woods and expansive waterfront views. Resort-style living offered at many different rental rates. Choose from 17 spacious waterfront floorplans on the Manatee River,…

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  • 11001 Bristol Bay Drive
  • Bradenton, Florida 34209

Imagine coming home to your own island paradise. That’s exactly what you’ll find at Perico Apartments. Nestled on the beautiful Perico Island, less than 2 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and the beaches of Anna Maria Island, across from the Robinson Nature Preserve and close to Sarasota, these aren’t your ordinary Bradenton apartments.


Mon - Fri: 9 am - 6 pm
Sat: 10 am - 5 pm
Sun: Closed

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