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Siesta Key

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Recent Siesta Key reviews

  • Northern Neighbors & Friends

    "From the moment we were greeted in the office to the time we dropped off the keys our two week stay for two couples was truly enjoyable. The Condo was very clean and nicely decorated with all the appliances and utensils being modern and operational. Any questions or concerns we might of had were promptly and curtously answered and attended to. The whole facility was clean and well managed and a pleasure to stay at. The location is ideal with a small convenience store, restaurant, bar, rental shop and gift shop located right across the street as well as numerous places to dine or have a drink within walking distance. The Beach and Sunsets were fabulous! Should our future vacation plans include the Siesta Key we'll definitely stay at this Condo again. Thanks for making our Vacation so enjoyable!"
    Guest: Ron M. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 20, 2014
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  • awesome codo with an awesome view

    "this was a very nice condo, beautiful furnishings, awesome views from a large screened balcony.This was the most well equipped condo we have ever rented. they thought of almost everything. wish the complex had a hot tub especially since the weather wasnt at its best that week, but they do have 2 heated pools. we used the grill several times too. good location, close to many things to do in sarasota and about a 5 to 10 minute drive to the villages. a little much to walk to but there are shops,resturants and a grocery within a 2 block walk. there is a free ride service that works for tips to take you to the villages if you dont want to drive. highly recommend the mini donut shop...eat them hot! would definatly recommend staying at this condo, unfortunatly they have just changed to a 2 week min. so that leaves us out along with many other working vacation goers..."
    Guest: Cynthia l. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 11, 2014
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  • Great family vacation home

    "We are just concluding a week long stay for our three generation family. This home was great! I had an issue with the pool temperature upon arrival and called the manager. I was very surprised that she took my call on a Saturday evening and said she would handle. She was here in 30 minutes or less to see if she could help while she was trying to contact her pool guy. I wanted the water temp high due to two yr old grandson wanting to get in and of course it takes a little time to heat that many gallons of water. The pool guy came a short time later on a Saturday evening and explained the timer and set it so we had very warm water the next morning and a happy toddler. I found the house to be quirky in a very charming comfortable way. It could use some updating but overall is great. The location couldn't be better as a 1 minute walk to a nice secluded beach spot. It was a toss up on whether to stay in pool or go to beach. The house is clean and fully stocked with everything we needed. I am quite a germaphobe and it passed my scrutiny. I didn't see any bugs or rodents and I certainly looked. The gas grill is large enough to cook for a big family. Lots of towels which is always an issue. Great cable and big screen that satisfied the Super Bowl crowd. The house layout was great to get away and have a little space from the rest of family :) any pan size or utensil we needed could be found in the kitchen which I have never encountered in another vacation rental. The cottage was perfect for the 20 something's to sleep in and getaway. This was truly bring your clothes and groceries and have a great week. Thanks Robin for being so helpful!"
    Guest: Denise H. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 8, 2014
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  • vacation review

    "our stay at the condo was fantastic! the unit was very clean and beautifully furnished in a nautical theme, the unobstructed beach view was unbelievable, the 2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms were perfect for our family of 4. there was a bit of sand on the living room sofa and chairs when we got there but i suppose thats to be expected of seaside living. you only have to bring your clothes and toiletries and nothing else. there's a separate storage closet that holds beach stuff (chairs,umbrellas, toys, shovels,pails) which made our beach-lounging perfect! the kitchen is equipped with everything you need, publix grocery is just a short drive away, the restaurants nearby are too many it was hard to choose where to eat next, hosedowns just outside the building were convenient (dont bring sand in to the unit!) and the covered parking area were big pluses! siesta key is definitely worthy of its #1 rating for best beaches- white cool sand, clear green waters, quiet surf, fabulous sunsets. i'm sure i could gush some more. thank you Ed and Brenda for sharing your vacation home with us! we look forward to our next vrbo rental at siesta key with you."
    Guest: joeycherry Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 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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