an eight-mile long barrier island, just offshore of Sarasota, directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Siesta Key getaways can be as relaxing or as adventurous as you want; but despite the kind of trip your looking for, there’s no doubt you should stay in one of the gorgeous Siesta Key vacation rentals found here.
Siesta Key is a quiet, residential enclave that is popular with vacationers from all over. It and has one of the finest white sand beaches in the state. World famous Crescent Beach has miles of silky white quartz sands to walk, sunbathe and go shelling. There are many other activities to choose from on Siesta Key, such as fishing, boating, kayaking, snorkeling, para sailing, golf, biking and hiking. Known for its relaxed, free-spirited lifestyle, Siesta Key offers a unique ambiance for visitors. Home to Siesta Village, which is a laid back beach hangout, with a variety of shops and boutiques, quaint restaurants, outdoor pubs and cafés, and has an active nightlife.
Siesta Beach, aka Crescent Beach, with tennis and volleyball courts, shaded playground and picnic areas, convenient concession stands, gentle waves and shallow water near the shoreline make Siesta Beach a perfect family beach destination.
At the south end of Siesta Key is Turtle Beach, which is a bit more secluded and quiet with picnic tables, shelters, a boat ramp. For more culture, visit the city of Sarasota, which lies just beyond Siesta Key, and has an abundance of theater, ballet, opera, museums and more. Other well-known communities in the Siesta Key area include Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Circle, Bradenton and Venice. That’s what makes Siesta Key vacations so interesting; they mean something different to everyone. Siesta Key vacation rentals ensure that you can choose exactly what kind of vacation you would like to experience.