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Siesta Beach

948 Beach Road, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2174
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Nice Beach

We are used to going to New Smyrna Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean side of the state. This beach... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Quick day trip on a chilly day

Unfortunately we visited on a Monday afternoon on a 60 degree day, however this beach is AMAZING... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Syracuse, New York
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Public swimming beach known for its clean, hard-packed sand.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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948 Beach Road, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2174
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Reviewed yesterday

We are used to going to New Smyrna Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean side of the state. This beach looked nice. The Gulf has much calmer water/waves. There was pretty good parking places, but the whole area is very busy and congested. I can't imagine...More

Thank RaceTravel
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately we visited on a Monday afternoon on a 60 degree day, however this beach is AMAZING!! Soft, white sand and a clean beach had views that went on forever. I wish it was warmer so we could have had a "true" beach experience, however...More

Thank S0ccerM0m12
Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach has been rated America's #1 beach by Dr. Beach several times in the past few years. It is known for its soft white sand that feels nothing like sand you find on most beaches around the world. The beach is also extremely wide...More

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This beach is great. There is tons of shopping and restaurants nearby as well as places on beach with huts serving snacks, beach volleyball, plenty beach for all that came to enjoy the Florida sun. Parking is free. Looking forward to returning!

Thank Jennine p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Crushed granite sand...white...beautiful! They have a mat running from a lovely beach pavilion at Beach no. 1 so you can get right to the water without having to walk in the sand. Traditional life guard huts dot the beach. Very picturesque.

1  Thank OakvilleMatriarch
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been coming here for over 20 years and I can still say it has the best sand in all of Florida! Soft, warm (but never hot) without all the annoying sharp bits of shells found at other beaches. The gulf coast waters are...More

Thank Mauigirl44
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Truly breathtaking beach probably the best we have ever visited. The water was lovely and warm and so calm I could allow my kids to paddle out and watch from the shore with my youngest. The sand was stunning. Parking was excellent and the shower...More

1  Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a reason the beach is rated #1 in the USA. It is beautiful, very walkable, and borders on the usually calm, tranquil waters that are there. At the public beach end of the crescent that forms the beach is the public beach with...More

2  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to Siesta Beach every year. I love the super soft sand! They have large bathrooms, food bars (or bring your own cooler full), beach chair and umbrella rentals (or you can bring your own). Humongous free public parking. Get there before /cross the...More

2  Thank micheleboys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Soft white sand, clean beach, clear water, bathrooms and food concessions. Need to arrive early for parking.

1  Thank FAYE T
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19 January 2018|
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Response from Stacey C | Reviewed this property |
Also we drove out to Ellenton Premium Outlets and bagged a few bargains.
28 December 2017|
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Response from Tatt2dRN | Reviewed this property |
Big Water Fish Market and The Cottage were my favorites! Go for fish for lunch at Big Water Fish Market and dinner at the Cottage. On Friday nights The Cottage has a guitar duo on the back patio that's very enjoyable.
28 December 2017|
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Response from RlrSk8r | Reviewed this property |
Captain Curt’s is a great place for seafood but they also have a varied menu and food is good. They’re known for their chili .. it’s yummy. Clayton’s Siesta Grill is owned by the same people and have great music on the patio... More