Siesta Key is one of the finest vacationing spots in Florida. Travelers in search for a brief family vacation or romantic escapade could head to this lovely spot on the planet tucked between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
Attractions of Siesta Key
White sand beaches
The white beaches are the key attractions of Siesta Key. In no other place in USA, you will find such powdery white sands. The Siesta Key Public Beach is the most popular beach of Siesta Key. The best facilities are housed here. This is a lovely seaside venue for swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating and parasailing under the watchful eyes of the lifeguards.
Besides basking in the tropical sun and swimming in the warm water, you can play volleyball, softball or tennis on the beach. If you are in search of solitude, the Turtle Beach, located at the southern part of Siesta Key, will be suitable for you. Nonetheless, this quieter corner of Siesta Key is equipped with picnic facilities, playground equipment and a large parking space. Palmer Point Beach is noted for boating or water sporting activities. Sarasota County in Florida is a pet friendly region. Your pets could join you on your Siesta Key Beach vacation.
Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest
Sometime in early summer, sand sculpture artists from all over the world conglomerate on the beach of Siesta Key to participate in the Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest.
Siesta Key is home to some of the most attractive avian species of the planet. Besides the ubiquitous seagulls that can be found on nearly every seaside, several wading birds, including the three and a half feet tall great egrets have made Siesta Key their home. You can even spot dolphins swimming in the water.
The 8 miles long barrier island is dotted with accommodations suitable for all budgets. You can stay in rental cottages, custom private homes or waterfront condos.
The white sand of Siesta Key is believed to possess magical healing power. You can walk into one of the spas of the region to pamper yourself with spa treatment using the quartz-laden sand of the region as an ingredient.