White sand, beautiful sunsets, pristine waters...Siesta Key, Florida, with its expansive beach and tropical beauty is the perfect setting for a beach getaway. Siesta Key accommodations range from quaint cottages to beach condominiums. If you are looking for beach shops, upscale boutiques, a quick sandwich or a gourmet meal, an afternoon ice cream, or a hip night club, they can all be found on Siesta Key.
But don’t stop there. Siesta Key is a barrier island located just offshore from Sarasota, Florida.
If you crave entertainment or adventure, Sarasota has a variety of activities to add to your tropical beach vacation. Treat yourself to a world-class show at one of our many performing arts centers. Tour the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, with its bayfront mansion and beautifully landscaped grounds. Treat yourself to a Spring Training Game - Sarasota is the summer home of the Cincinnati Reds. Visit the great outdoors at one of our nearby State Parks. Play a round of golf, or a game of tennis. Take in a fishing trip or dinner cruise. It’s all here for you.
In 2011 Dr. Beach chose Siesta Key Beach as the #1 beach in America. Crescent Beach on Siesta Key is known world-wide as one of America’s most beautiful beaches. The sand is powder-white, and cool to the touch. The beach has recently been featured in the New York Times as a hidden treasure that lures visitors throughout the year.
The Travel Channel lists Siesta Key as a perfect family vacation getaway and states simply “Siesta Key makes it easy to indulge in the art of island living.” Recently, AOL listed Siesta Key among its “35 Fantastic US Beaches for Summer”, and goes on to say Sarasota county “takes extra care in making sure the sands stay clean.” Read more...
What we love most is the family friendly atmosphere, wonderful shopping, amazing restaurants and most of all the spectacular, one of a kind beaches!
Siesta Visitor from Massachusetts.