Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the resorts located?

Tortuga Inn and Tradewinds Resorts are located in Bradenton Beach, which is on the southern end of Anna Maria Island. Anna Maria Island is a 7 miles long island and located off the coast of Bradenton in South West Florida

Tortuga Inn
1325 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217


Tradewinds Resort
1603 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217


Are the resorts pet friendly?

Many of our accommodations are pet friendly. We allow Cats and Dogs up to 75lbs. There is a maximum of 2 pets per unit and there is a $65 per pet fee. Please check when booking that the unit is pet friendly.

What time is check in and check out?
Check in time is 4pm and check out time is 11am. If you would like an early check in please call us the morning of your arrival and we will let you know if an early check in is available. If you would like a late check out please call us on the morning of your departure and we will let you know if late check out is available for your room.
Is housekeeping available?

For our guests staying 1 to 2 nights please see the front desk if you need additional room amenities.

For our guests staying 3 to 6 nights you may choose between having daily housekeeping service, a bag of amenities and towels left at your door or you may come to the office as needed for towels and amenities

The daily housekeeping service consists of making the bed(s) as long as there are no personal items on the bed, sweeping the high traffic areas, removing trash and replenishing towels and amenities. If you need any additional services please ask at the Front desk.

For our weekly and longer guests daily housekeeping is not included, you may however request housekeeping service for an additional fee. Please see the front desk for more information.

Are there additional fees?

There is a 12% tax added to all bookings. For guests staying 1-6 nights there is a $25 per day resort fee. For guests staying 7 or more nights there is a $15 per day resort fee with a maximum of $420.00. For weekly and monthly guests there is a departure cleaning fee, which varies on the type of unit.

Is smoking allowed on the property?

Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas. There is no smoking on any decks or lanais. There will be a $250.00 smoking fee charged for smoking in a unit or on a lanai. Please ask the front desk for the designated smoking areas.

Are there boat docks available?

Boat docks are available for rental for by registered guests. The cost is $35.00 per day plus tax and includes electricity and water. There is a limited amount of boat trailer parking available on the property. Please check when making your room reservation that a boat dock is available for your stay. The boat docks have a 3ft draft at low tide and can accommodate 10 – 12 feet wide. If you have a larger boat we can recommend several marinas in the area.

Do I need to place a deposit when I book a room?

Your deposit policy depends on the length of your stay.

  • Stays 1-2 night
    100% due at time of booking
  • Stays 3 – 27 nights
    50 % due at time of booking. Balance due upon arrival
  • Stays 28 or more nights
    25% due at time of booking, additional 25% due 90 days prior to arrival and balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
What is the cancellation policy?

For nightly and weekly bookings if you cancel outside of 14 days prior to arrival there is a 10% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 14 days of arrival there is no refund of the deposit.

For our guests staying 28 nights or more. If you cancel 31 days or more prior to arrival there is a 10% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 30 days of arrival there is no refund of deposit.

What is provided in the rooms?

The following are provided in all rooms

  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Hair Dryer
  • Coffee Makers
  • Microwaves
  • Kitchen / dinning utensils
  • Iron and Ironing board
  • Broom and mop
  • On arrival coffee packs, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, dish detergent
  • TV with cable
  • Complimentary WIFI
What amenities are offered at the resorts?
  • Complimentary Beach Towels
  • Complimentary Beach Chairs
  • Complimentary Beach Umbrellas
  • Private beach access directly across the street from Tortuga (which is a 2 minute walk south from Tradewinds)
  • Beach front Pergola
  • Tortuga – 2 community pools.
    Tradewinds – Bayfront community pool
  • Boat / Fishing dock
  • Front desk.
    Tortuga 9am to 8pm daily.
    Tradewinds 10am to 5.45pm daily
  • On-site Maintenance ( on site daily from 9am to 5pm)
  • 24 hour on call emergency assistance
  • On-site gift shop


Tortuga Beach Resort
1325 Gulf Drive North,
Bradenton Beach FL 34217
941- 778 - 6611

Tradewinds Beach Resort
1603 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach FL 34217
941- 779 - 0010

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