Bradenton Beach Journals

Via Roma Breach resort

A November 2003 trip to Bradenton Beach by MM5

Quote: We spent the first week of our vacation in Orlando visiting the theme parks, so we were looking forward to a relaxing second week by the beach.

Via Roma Breach resort


The area was just fantastic and had a real holiday and beach atmosphere to it. There was a big supermarket supplying all sorts of things needed for a beach vacation and lots of restaurants were close by also. The area was beautiful; the resort, however, was not great. We were in one of the units across the road and I would not recomend them. The unit was very old-fashioned and very dark. Quick Tips: We went to the "Cafe on the Beach" for some food, which was nice and very affordable. It is only a short drive to Sarasota, which is such a nice place, with lots of restaurants and shops on St Armands Circle.Best Way To Get Around: There was a free trolley service availabl...Read More
Best Things Nearby:The long, long, long sandy beach. Close to Sarasota: shopping in St Armands Circle, nice restaurants.Best Things About the Resort:Really nice beach resort, long sandy, clean beach. There were few people around, very peaceful. The outdoor hottub was great.The staff was friendly. Resort Experience:I didn´t feel very comfortable in the unit. The unit across the road where we stayed was very dark and old-fashioned, and we found ants in the bedroom. The equipment was functioning, but seemed very, very old. There were no activities, but we were expecting that so there was no issue about that. We didn´t spend too much time in the resort, and ...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on January 22, 2004

Via Roma Beach Resort
2408 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, Florida 34217
(941) 778-6691