World's Best Beach - Siesta Key, Florida
Siesta Key Beach has been named the "World's
finest, whitest sand" beach. Read below to learn more about
the pristine beach where our condo is located..
of the "Worlds finest, whitest sand," Siesta Key
Public Beach extends along a half-mile of the most pristine
white sands in the world. The pure quartz, pulverized to a
fine powder, has a magical quality. There is no sand quite
like Siestas, anywhere. Even under the burning subtropical
sun, it feels cool to the touch. Siesta Key has received many
honors for it’s powdery white-sand beaches including
recognition as one of “America’s Best Beaches”;
“Third Best Walking Beach in the USA,” by USA
Today International Edition; and “The Best of the Best
Sand,” by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.
Lifeguards watch over Siesta Key Public Beach all year,
and there are tennis, volleyball, softball and food concession
facilities provided. Picnic pavilions are available for groups
at a nominal fee. Water sports of every kind add color and
excitement to the Siesta Beach scene. The 800-car parking
lot is frequently full, for this is the most popular beach
in Sarasota County. For information on renting picnic shelters
and gazebos call (941) 316-1172.
The beach's amenities include:
public restrooms & snackbar
showers and handicap ramps
picnic areas with & without roofs
picnic shelters & tables (8 - family size shelters)
gazebo (holds 60 people)
large shelter (holds 120 people)
free lighted public tennis courts
volleyball courts (on the beach)
20 station fitness trail
lifeguards on duty year round
handicap beach chairs
the southern end of Siesta Key is Turtle Beach. The sand here
is a bit coarser, but that means the shelling is better. Turtle
Beach is also quieter, and although there are no lifeguards
or food concessions, families appreciate its comparative solitude
and numerous facilities plenty of picnic tables, pavilions
with grills, ample parking, and playground equipment.
Beach, usually a little less crowded, has the same fine, white
sand. Located just south of Siesta Key Public Beach, it stretches
for about one and a half miles toward a place called Point
of Rocks, where scuba divers explore the underwater scenery.
Palmer Point Beach begins at the southern tip of Siesta Key
and continues onto the north end of Casey Key. The northern
part of the beach was the former home of Mote Marine Laboratory.
Since the closing of Midnight Pass in 1984, the beach allows
uninterrupted walking all the way down Casey Key. The beach
is a popular spot for boaters and people who walk there from
Turtle Beach seeking some privacy. There are no lifeguards
and no facilities.
Our excellent climate encourages outdoor recreation of all
kinds. Whether you want to be an active participant or an
avid spectator, you'll find most varieties of sport right
here on the key, in Sarasota County, or nearby in the Bay
about Snyderhall Properties Siesta Key condo:
Snyderhall Properties and the Siesta Key condo
Overview of the condo with floorplans, etc.
Tour of the condo and surrounding areas
and reservations for the vacation condo