As soon as you cross one of the two draw bridges onto the Island of Siesta Key you will feel like you have entered a different world of lush green tropical plants, a slower pace of life, world famous beaches, and great dinning and shopping. This barrier Island off the coast of Sarasota is surrounded by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the west side and the Intracoastal Waterway and the Bay of Sarasota on the east side.
Siesta Key Beach is made of pure white, powdery, sugary sand and haeen judged by "Dr. Beach" to be the #1 finest beach in America. It doesn’t matter how much traveling you have done there is nothing to compare to this beach. The sand is made from 99% pure quartz which makes it soft,sugary, and cool to walk on even on the warmest of days. The Siesta beach facilities offer concession stands, tennis and volleyball courts, restrooms, and picnic areas.
The sunsets on Siesta Key are a very popular attraction. Bring a chair, your favorite beverage and your camera, because every sunset is a perfect picture.
There is always some event happening on Siesta Key Beach from drum lines on Sunday night, to beach runs and walks for different causes, to sunrise services on Easter Sunday Morning, to Sandcastle building contests held at different times of the year.
The Siesta Key Village located in the middle of the Island, offers a wide array of island shops and outdoor restaurants, dance clubs, and bars. This is a popular area for the day as well as the night for entertainment. Enjoy strolling through the shopping, getting an ice-cream cone or stopping in at the Daiquiri Deck and enjoying some nachos and your choice of a flavorful frozen daiquiri.
Enjoying your time on Siesta Key is not just working on your tan at the beach. Many people enjoy walking the Island, biking, people watching, parasailing, fishing and boating. This Island will captivate you as it has for so many from the moment you arrive.
Make Siesta Key your home either full time or as so many have done, make it your Island get away. The homes on Siesta Key vary from a long list of beach front condos and bay front villas, to very exclusive waterfront homes, canal homes, secluded gated communities and family neighborhoods. Enjoy walking out from your condo onto the beach or walking onto your private boat dock and heading out for a day of boating in the ICW and Sarasota Bay.
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