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Siesta Key

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Recent Siesta Key reviews

  • Annual Family vacation

    "The home is exactly what the pictures show. It is comfortable, cozy, and roomy enough for a family or a group. We planned on 6 people, but ended up having 5 on the trip. We had more than enough room. The living area is open to the kitchen and dining area, so it was easy to make meals and still spend time with everyone. The walk to the beach was the best we have had in 4 years of taking our vacation in Siesta Key. We will most likely plan our next vacation to stay here again. The back yard is private and fenced, so our dog could go out in the yard and sit on the patio. It is not a "fancy" place, but it has all the cottage/beachy decor that one would love to have when at the beach. The only thing we were missing was hot pads and kitchen towels. (could have used more of that) But, it was not an issue, we had a nice washer/dryer, so we just washed towels more often. That is just something we would plan to bring on our own next trip. I would rate this place as an excellent family or group setting and for sure would stay there again!"
    Guest: Donna Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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  • Island Reef vacation

    "Heather's families condo was far better than we expected. It was very spacious and very clean, I honestly can't say enough great things about the condo itself. You really don't need to bring anything but food and clothes, the condo had it all. One thing I forgot to mention to Heather.... just be careful when using the dryer, try not to put anything with a string in it. We ruined a couple a shorts and shirts with pull strings because they got caught up in the door area of the dryer and were torn off. This is nit-picky but good to know. The 5th floor is nice, the views are ok..... the front door view is better than the balcony view. If you are there to sit on the lanai then you will be limited to seeing the gulf, the unit is actually to the far left of the picture shown, with only about a 1/3 of the view. We weren't able to hear the gulf waves either, and this had nothing to do with the condo.... sadly storms have formed a 5 foot wall of sand down on the beach, cutting the beach size in half, but also stopping the sounds from even reaching the pool area. Again, all minor things.... depends on your preferences. The location of the condo was great, far to the south of all the noise of Siesta Key and Crescent beaches, but only a 10 minute drive. Siesta Key and Crescent beaches offer the traditional white soft sand that I'm sure most beach goers expect. Island Reef is on Turtle beach, and the sand there is dark and very very hot, you will need shoes. The pool was huge, with more than enough room for multiple people, and very well maintained, with nice bathrooms as well. The complex has shuffleboard, ping pong, and tennis courts, all of which we used. The grills are located by the pool with tables big enough for a large family. Overall our family had a great vacation!"
    Guest: beachbums Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 20, 2014
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  • Perfect beach week

    "We would strongly recommend this property for any number of reasons. The location was great - short walk through the dunes to the beach and only a few blocks to Siesta Key Village. Sharing the pool with only two other homes meant it was our private pool much of the time. The kitchen was extremely well equipped which was important as we cooked a lot...and the dining table sat 6 so we could have dinner and play games afterwards. The structure is solid which meant lots of sound privacy, important when young adults were staying up late. We were thrilled with the beach equipment - the canopy, the coolers, the skim board, the chairs. The owner was very responsive to our requests. Try Full Moon Yoga on the beach and the Drum Circle!"
    Guest: Debra A. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • Beautiful Condo and great location!

    "Wonderfully updated condo on Siesta Key...I loved the continuity of the decorating of this place. The quality of the renovation is excellent and was very appreciated. Because we were there during what was described as the worst January anyone could remember(low temps and not much sunshine), we spent more time inside the condo than we had anticipated...all the more reason to be thankful for the lovely surroundings! The pool temperature is kept nice and warm and was enjoyed on the sunny days, as was the fabulous white sandy beach. Also enjoyed the tennis courts which are steps from this unit and were always available when we wanted to play. Peppertree Bay is situated ideally between Siesta Key village and the Stickney Point shops and restaurants, so the options are great for dining. We enjoyed the month in spite of the less than perfect weather...a great and relaxing vacation!"
    Guest: cindy r. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 3, 2014
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Siesta Key Travel Tips

When you take a vacation to Siesta Key, Fla., you’ll find people who enjoy an active lifestyle. From artists and writers to outdoor sports enthusiasts, there’s much to do on this barrier island. At 8 miles long, you’ll find some of the world’s best white sand beaches, shopping and dining that will make you want to extend your vacation into a lifelong stay.

This little island of paradise is perfect for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. The clear waters will inspire you and the one-of-a-kind attractions are what you always imagined an island escape would be.

Must-see Attractions in Siesta Key

Beaches: When you go to Siesta Key, it’ll be hard not to find yourself at Siesta Key Beach. The fine white sand is perfect for a day of fun in the sun and the water is even better for activities like surfing, wakeboarding and boating. This beach is one of the most beautiful in the country, so you certainly don’t want to skip it. There are several other beaches on the island as well, including Nokomis Public Beach, North Jetty Park Beach, Whitney Beach, Palma Sola South and North, Englewood Mid Beach and Palm Island North.

Beach rides: If you’ve always wanted to take a cruise along the beach, Siesta Key is the place to do it. There are several local companies that offer rides to visitors and guests, and they will guide you along the shores in covered golf carts to give you some of the best views you can find.

Point of Rocks: You haven’t seen anything until you visit Point of Rocks. This beach is a rare geologic feature that’s perfect for bird watching and marine wildlife viewing. On top of that, there’s a scenic beach nearby for you to watch the sunset and enjoy the scenery. Fishermen will love Point of Rocks as they cast out their lines and try to snag a bite.

Outdoor activities: There’s a reason many of Siesta Key’s residents enjoy outdoor activities - there’s so much to do! Whether it’s getting a tan on the beach or dipping your toes in the water, a relaxed lifestyle is what it’s all about. Guests can go fishing along one of the many piers, including the Englewood Ken Thompson Park Pier and the New Pass Pier. You can even watch a game of cricket and learn more about this English pastime with a visit to the Sarasota International Cricket Club’s grounds. During the summer months, visitors can check out free concerts in the park to hear a number of musical performances and get down. You can also go wind surfing, jet or water skiing, boating and snorkeling if you want to get up close and personal with the water and take on a more daring adventure.

Shopping and Dining in Siesta Key

Shopping: There’s plenty of shopping to be done in Siesta Key and the surrounding areas. The island is just a short drive from Sarasota, which has the sophistication of a big city but remains full of small-town charm. If you want to stay on the island, there are a number of shops at Siesta Village, which is located at the north end of Siesta Key and just a short distance from Crescent and Siesta beaches. You can also find more than 100 shops, boutiques, galleries and sidewalk cafes at St. Armand’s Circle along Main Street and Palm Avenue in Sarasota. If you want, get up on a Saturday morning and head to Sarasota for the farmers market on Main and Lemon streets downtown. Aside from the fresh food and handmade goods, you’ll also find goodies for your pet.

Dining in Siesta Key: If you want to take in views of the water while dining, head to Marina Jack’s on Sarasota’s bayfront. There’s also O’Leary’s Tiki Bar at Centennial Park along Sarasota Bay which is a great place for travelers who want to enjoy a good vibe and socialize. You’ll find plenty of places to choose from in downtown Sarasota along Main Street. There are eateries and bars, including Mattison’s City Grill as well as Divino Restaurant, where you will find tasty food and impressive live entertainment.

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