Popular Accommodations in Siesta Key
Highlights in Siesta Key
- Beach activities
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Siesta Key Vacation Rentals
Siesta Key is home to hundreds of beautiful and spacious vacation homes. Located along the stunning Florida coastline with close proximity to the ocean, your vacation rental may feature a private pool, terrace, private garden and beach access. You will find dozens of beautiful beach villas close to the popular Siesta Beach area and the city centre at Sarasota. You can opt for a rental home on Ocean Boulevard which include oceanfront villas and homes which are just a few minutes walk from the beach.Rural Retreats and Holiday Villages
There are many different vacation home styles on the stunning stretch of land that makes up the Siesta Key area. You can choose from large modern homes, light and airy condominiums, bed and breakfast accommodation or opt for the convenience of resort accommodation. Homes are equipped with all the modern conveniences and located close to the best attractions, landmarks and event locations in Siesta Key. Your rental home also gives convenient access to malls, banks, shops, restaurants and sporting facilities in Siesta Key and the greater Florida area.
Vacationing in Siesta Key
Siesta Key is located on the coast of Florida. The area is a barrier island sandwiched between Roberts Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on the central western Florida coast. The island is 8 miles long and crescent-shaped. Siesta Key is connected to Sarasota by two bridges. The area is known for its unique white sand. The sand is 99% pure quartz and always stays cool underfoot. that stays cool under your feet.Barrier Island Dominated by Beaches
The key is dominated by beautiful beaches including Turtle Beach, Siesta Beach and Crescent Beach. Siesta Key is located 55 miles south of Tampa, Florida. A segment of the key forms part of Sarasota city, but most of the key is in Sarasota CountyA Great Beach Town
Many people choose to visit Siesta Key for its proximity to the beach and relaxation potential. Siesta Beach is located close to the cafes and shops and offers safe, shallow waters for children, a playground and tennis courts. The Crescent Beach area is linked to limestone outcrops at the Point of Rocks, where you will also find tidal pools and coral reefs. There are boat ramps and picnic spots at Turtle Beach.
The area's peaceful and relaxing aura is only enhanced when you opt for a spa vacation or stay at one of the spa resorts in the area. There are several spas in the area that offer wellness treatments, warm water therapies and massage with essential oils and herbal ingredients. There are retreats which offer yoga, taichi and guided meditation for guests.A Swimmers Paradise
The Siesta Key area offers very calm seas with not much big wave action so this can be ideal for those who love to swim or families that want to play in the water. The area is ideal for families with younger children for this reason. The beach offers crystal clear water and good swimming during summer
Top 5 things to do in Siesta Key
A true gem of Siesta Key- Glebe Park is a green zone where families can relax, run, play soccer and cycle. Mothers push their babies in strollers, kids run around and the Suncoast Sports Club runs a soccer program from the park. Off the beaten path from the tourism aspect of Siesta Key, this is a hidden treasure.2. Cocoanut Bayou
Cocoanut Bayou includes Little Pond Lane, Cedar Park Circle, Higel Avenue and Mangrove Point where you can find a great vacation rental. The area is well known for its beautiful natural vistas and peaceful aspect. The Cocoanut Bayou is all about rest and relaxation and getting away from it.3. Siesta Key Drum Circle
The Siesta Key Drum Circle is a regular event every Sunday evening at Sunset Beach. Visitors and locals, from young to old enjoy the rhythms of the drums as they watch the sunset and the lively atmosphere spills over into the waves.4. Play Golf
Siesta Key is a great location for playing golf. Golf courses are located in a great area of the key with magnificent views. Try the Legacy Golf Club or Serenoa Golf Club, for a great golfing destination.5.Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a popular attraction on Siesta Key. This wonderful and historic walking area offers wonderful lush gardens to enjoy, a stunning orchid collection and well-informed staff.
Siesta Beach was voted the nation's number one beach in 2001. The beach sand is 99% quartz and there are 800 parking spots in the beach parking lot.
Siesta Key has some amazing weather to enjoy. The winter months offer good weather when most of the rest of the country are snowy and cold. Summer days are hot, but on Siesta Key you can enjoy the Gulf breezes that seem to be present for much of the year.Siesta Fiesta
Held for the past 39 years, the Siesta Fiesta is an art and craft festival enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Visitors can stroll up and down the beach and marvel at the different arts and crafts on offer. Designed and made by the community of Siesta Key, this is a very popular event.