Welcome to The Islands on the Manatee River, a gated waterfront community that celebrates Florida’s natural beauty. We’ve just released the 3rd phase of The Estates, our highly sought after homesites right along the Manatee River. Our new River Lodge resident club is almost completed, providing a waterfront gathering place for the enjoyment of our residents. The Islands is a place where nature’s bounty is just the beginning of the excitement that will take your breath away. Situated on 225 acres of pristine islands, our private sanctuary features estate-sized homesites with picturesque harbors and navigable access to the tranquil waters of the Manatee River and onward to the Gulf of Mexico.
Interactive map available here: https://liveattheislands.com/location/
You can get to The Islands off I-75 by taking exit 224 and heading east to Old Tampa Road. Turn right on Old Tampa Road and drive to you get to Fort Hamer Road. Turn Right onto Fort Hamer Road and go until you reach The Islands on the Manatee River signs and turn right on to Rive Isle Run. The information center is just inside the gatehouse.
You can also reach The Islands from Lakewood Ranch by driving north on Lakewood Ranch Blvd/Upper Manatee River Road. Once you cross the Ft Hamer Bridge turn left on to Rive Isle Run. The information center is just inside the gatehouse.