Siesta Key

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A short drive from downtown Sarasota, Siesta Key sits adjacent to the glittering Gulf of Mexico and its Siesta Public Beach has been named the nation’s best -- twice. This quaint yet quirky 8-mile-long island offers shopping, resorts, dining and nightlife. Known for its brilliant quartz sand, turquoise waters and many beachside amenities, Siesta Key is a must-visit island paradise.

Siesta Key offers something for everyone. Siesta Key is a romantic getaway for lovers, a family vacation destination and a playground for active sports enthusiasts. And don’t forget: Wherever you stay, the beach and bay are always nearby. Siesta Key is prime fishing territory and you’ll find many options near your Siesta Key lodging. Did you know there are more than 1,000 species of fish in the region’s lakes, streams and bays?

Siesta Village is home to a plethora of things to do including restaurants, bars, cafes and ice cream parlors. This popular area offers several restaurants serving Floridian favorites like the Key Lime Pie. Thrill-seekers will find plenty of attractions and watersports to entertain them in Siesta Key. If you like to get your adrenaline pumping, you might even find something to challenge your nerves! Parasailing is a popular activity over many of the stunning beaches in Siesta Key.

Kayaking is also a real favorite, especially around Lido Key. Avid surfers should head to Longboat Key for the biggest waves; you could even try paddle boarding, with plenty of local rental shops and instructors willing to teach you the ways of the water.

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