Welcome To Siesta Key, ranked number one in the U.S.
Located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in the Sarasota area of Florida, Siesta Key Beach has been rated number one by Dr. Beach in 2011. Known for its beautiful quartz crystal sand, the sand of Siesta Key beach is soft and more like sugar than sand. Ranked as the “finest, whitest sand beach in the world” walking on this beach is an experience unmatched by any beach in the world. Not just your average beach by any means, this beautiful stretch of beach is known for its energy and activities in addition to its beauty. Any time of the year, you can see as well as enjoy a number of activities including jogging, Frisbee, picnics, volleyball, swimming or simply relaxing on the beach.
Amenities Of Siesta Key Public Beach include:
- public restrooms, snack bar & gift shop
- showers and handicap ramps
- picnic areas with & without roofs
- picnic shelters & tables (8 – family size shelters)
- gazebos (holds up to 60 people)
- large shelter (holds up to 120 people)
- free lighted public tennis courts
- volleyball courts (on the beach)
- 20 station fitness trail
- playground equipment
- lifeguards on duty year round
- handicap beach chairs/wheel chairs available
- first aid
Other popular beaches in the Siesta Key area include Turtle Beach, Crescent Beach and Palmer Point Beach. Choose from miles of beaches near the Sarasota area. From those perfect for shelling to the more remote beaches known for the unspoiled and wilder nature, the choice is up to you.
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