Things to Do at
the Compass Hotel Marina
Safe Harbor Pier 77, a marina that opened in 2019, is located adjacent to Compass Hotel, giving hotel guests easy access to some of Anna Maria Island’s best water activities. From romantic sunset-viewing tours to waterfront dining opportunities, discover all of the activities the marina has to offer.
Coastline Dolphin & Snorkeling Excursions
Board a comfortable Boston Whaler Center Console for a sea adventure with Coastline Dolphin & Snorkeling Excursions, which is based at Safe Harbor Pier 77. Choose from the two-hour Anna Maria Island tour that includes dolphin and manatee viewing and a stop at a shallow sandbar for shelling and hands-on encounters with marine life, or the four-hour Egmont Key expedition, which lets guests snorkel for shells and sand dollars at Passage Key Sandbar. The company also has a three-hour tour of Egmont Key, which features a stop at the national wildlife refuge in Ford Dade, where you can snorkel amid sunken ruins and see the isle’s famed gopher tortoises.
Anna Maria Boat Company
Have you ever wanted to eat your very own catch of the day? Now you can: Anna Maria Boat Company offers four-hour backcountry fishing trips, which give anglers the chance to reel in a big one and bring it to Floridays Woodfire Grill & Bar, our signature restaurant! There, the chefs will prepare the fish for you to savor at the restaurant. In addition to the Hook and Cook experience, Anna Maria Boat Company also offers sunset cruises and sightseeing tours.
Charter Fishing Excursions
A variety of charter boats depart directly from our marina, making your fishing excursion as easy as a vacation should be. Our team at Compass Bar & Chill can prepare a to-go feast for you and your crew to nosh on as you hit the open ocean for sightseeing, angling and fun. Call our concierge team for recommendations on available boats, party sizes and more. We’re here to help you have fun!
Floridays Woodfire Grill & Bar
Located next door to the Compass Hotel Anna Maria Sound, Floridays is a classic fish house with a welcoming, playful ambiance, delicious Florida-inspired cuisine and some of the best waterfront views of Anna Maria Island. The culinary team will take your catch-of-the-day and prepare it for you as you like! Call ahead to confirm special conditions (i.e. fish must be cleaned) prior to planning your meal. For those of you just seeking a favorite Florida meal, the restaurant has indoor and outdoor dining, including a popular tiki bar. Feast on specialties like fried flounder and grits with collard greens or the crab cake sandwich, and don’t miss the pecan pie with bourbon ice cream.