Our Mainland Homes are just across the bridge from Anna Maria Island on the mainland. All Mainland Homes are located within just six miles of Anna Maria Island. A Paradise Rentals Mainland Homes offer mainland prices with easy access to the beach! You certainly don’t have to stay on Anna Maria Island to be able to enjoy it to the max, as there are some truly amazing and feature-loaded vacation rentals near Anna Maria Island to choose from. These rentals offer affordable rates for long term stays, while still giving you convenient access to the island. They are just across the bridge in the Bradenton area within 6 miles of the island or closer, and they offer a wide range of comforts and niceties for your family or party.