Perfectly positioned off the coast of Sarasota is the meticulously landscaped, naturally beautiful barrier island of Siesta Key. Its award-winning beach makes it a popular destination for visitors and residents alike. With approximately eight miles of crystal-quartz sand and lush vegetation, this magnificent stretch of coastline offers the very best in beach and bayfront living.
Winding past captivating expanses of water and hidden driveways you will find residences ranging from small beach cottages to million-dollar mansions. This laid back beach town features water sports, a sand sculpting festival, shopping and dining villages and the famous Sunday night Drum Circle. Discover Siesta Key and you will enjoy a lifestyle beyond the ordinary.
Siesta Key is a somewhat more lively town compared to the more laid back Longboat Key. Sarasota, and Siesta Key in particular, have long been a favorite destination for vacationers from all over the world. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Florida, as featured by The Travel Channel. The combination of beautiful beaches, great weather and ample amenities make it the perfect place to get away from it all.
This gorgeous barrier island is the type of place you visit and immediately fall in love with, wanting to make it your permanent home.
Siesta Key Public Beaches
- Siesta Key Beach: This is the most popular and lively of the Siesta Key beaches. In 2017, Siesta Key Beach went through a luxurious $21 million-dollar renovation. Its sand is cool and 99% pure quartz, and the view stretches for miles. The beach has received worldwide attention and recognition–so much so that it was given the distinguished title of “Best Beach in the Nation”.
- Crescent Beach: If you’re looking to avoid large crowds but still want to enjoy gorgeous views, Crescent Beach is the place for you. Just south of Siesta Key Beach, this beach allows visitors take in stunning sunsets and clear blue Gulf waters. There are two public access points available for use.
- Turtle Beach: If you’re looking for a more active beach experience, Turtle Beach is the perfect place for you. With its picnic areas, playground, volleyball court and horseshoe pit, there’s plenty to do. You can also launch boats from the boat launch area or fish in the adjacent Blind Pass Lagoon. It’s a great place to go if you’re looking for treasure or shells. You could even find a petrified shark tooth, especially after a storm. Nearby are restaurants, shopping, and a few local bars.
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