Visit Siesta Key Beach near Sarasota

November 23rd, 2018 by

couple snorkeling underwater

Whether it’s fall in the Tampa area or the height of summer, it’s worth paying a visit to Siesta Key Beach near Sarasota. Whether you want to adventure in the water or relax in the sand, Siesta Key Beach is the ideal location. Find out what’s in store at Siesta Key Beach!

About Siesta Key Beach

Siesta Key Beach carries a reputation as one of America’s Best Beaches. Sugary quartz-white sand help this beach stand out from the rest and make it an inviting place to relax and rejuvenate. Some amenities and features of Siesta Key Beach include:

  • Pedestrian esplanade
  • Concession area
  • Tennis courts
  • Picnic shelters
  • Playground designed like a sandcastle
  • Historic Siesta Key pavilion

Things to Do on Siesta Key Beach

There’s plenty to do and see when you visit Siesta Key Beach, including:

  • Snorkeling: The best sea life can be seen at Point of Rocks, at the south end of Crescent Beach.
  • Siesta Key Village: Take a break from the sun to explore the boutiques, bars and restaurants near Siesta Key Beach.
  • Kayaking: Turtle Beach on Siesta Key’s southern end is a popular spot to set out in a kayak and explore the Gulf Coast waters.
  • Siesta Key Drum Circle: Every Sunday night, an hour before sunset, the Siesta Key Drum Circle performs for both locals and visitors.
  • Bike rentals: Rent a bike to meander through Siesta Key Village and ride along the length of Siesta Key Beach.
  • Siesta Key Fun Runs: On Tuesday evenings between June and August, join hundreds of children and adults as they run one mile along the water’s edge.

Of course, there’s plenty more to do on Siesta Key Beach. Take a morning walk, sunbathe during the afternoon, and snap some photos of the sunset. There’s no shortage of relaxation to achieve or fun to be had!

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