Posts Tagged ‘Red tide’

AMI updates – Red Tide

Red Tide Recedes on AMI!


After more than a month of Red Tide, local agencies have finally confirmed negligible traces of Red Tide along the beaches of AMI! As of October 12, no traces were found off Palma Sola Bay and Cortez Bay, with trace amounts present on Coquina and Bean Point! Many attribute Hurricane Michael with the credit of breaking up the algae bloom and moving it off the coast. Local residents (especially this one!) are keeping their fingers crossed there is no impact on Stone Crab season, which begins October 15 every year. Although we’ve seen a slight return of red tide recently, the Anna Maria Island community is hopeful it will soon disappear once more.

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AMI updates – Hurricane Preparedness

Best Beach Getaways Hurricane Preparedness
Anna Maria Island was fortunate enough to have no impact from Hurricane Michael, but our headquarters in Panama City were not so lucky. Best Beach Getaways takes storm preparedness very seriously, and our operations always take the precautions necessary to minimize any damage that might take place. For our owners at Runaway Bay, we were happy to bring all patio or balcony furniture inside the units, turn off main water lines and hot water heaters, and ensure the proper breakers

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