Siesta Key, FL

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Siesta Key Public Beach showing a sandy beach
This beautiful barrier island off Florida offers white-sand beaches, a wide range of watersports and plenty of dining and entertainment.

Visit Siesta Key for pristine beaches with soft white sand. Explore the natural beauty of this 8-mile (13-kilometer) island by renting a bike, kayak, paddleboard or even a Segway.Many of Siesta Key’s attractions and activities center around Siesta Key Beach. Its powdery white sand is mostly made of quartz, which means it stays cool underfoot even on the hottest days. The water is shallow near the shore and there are lifeguards year-round, making it a great beach for families with young children.If you prefer more rugged terrain, visit Point of Rocks at the island’s southern end. Climb the sea wall, keeping an eye out for local wildlife, or go fishing and shelling. A little further along is Crescent Beach, a good place to rent some equipment and go paddleboarding, jet skiing or snorkeling. You can also rent a boat for the day at the Siesta Key Marina.When you’d like a change from all the water-based activities, rent a bike, Segway or scooter from one of the local operators and take a tour of the area. Visit Siesta Key Village on the north end of the island. It has souvenir stands and specialty boutiques offering the latest in beachwear as well as bookstores and a range of dining options. Most visitors to Siesta Key prefer to rent a car or bring their own. If you aren’t driving, you’ll find that many areas are pedestrian friendly, and a trolley service is available. When deciding where to stay, take your pick from a wide range of accommodation with everything on offer from campgrounds to luxury hotels. No matter where you decide to stay though, call ahead to book as the area gets very busy, particularly in summer.

Tropical Beach Resorts
Tropical Beach Resorts
3.5 out of 5
6717 Sara Sea Circle, Siesta Key, FL, 34242
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Siesta Key. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (3,577 reviews)
"Fabulous"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Tropical Beach Resorts
Captiva Beach Resort
Captiva Beach Resort
2 out of 5
6772 Sara Sea Circle, Siesta Key, FL, 34242
Stay at this beach condo in Siesta Key. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a private beach. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (910 reviews)
"Quiet, private beach, friendly staff, plenty of dining options close by, very walkable area."

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2022

Captiva Beach Resort
The Ringling Beach House
The Ringling Beach House
3.5 out of 5
523 Beach Road, Siesta Key, FL, 34242
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Siesta Key. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (178 reviews)
"Great location, safe parking"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2022

The Ringling Beach House
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