Siesta Key, Florida Information
Learn all about Siesta Key, Florida here.
Key is a beautiful barrier island eight miles long just offshore
of Sarasota, Florida. You will find it alive with tropical
atmosphere, blessed with the world's finest, whitest beaches,
filled with charming hideaways, and always offering plenty
to do - but it is also a place to relax, and let the warm
breezes, cool water and soft sand transport you to your personal
Two bridges link the island to the mainland, allowing it
to remain an uncomplicated natural paradise without sacrificing
the amenities of contemporary life. The north bridge, Siesta
Drive, is within the City of Sarasota and provides convenient
access to the city, its business and arts districts, and to
the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport via US Highway
41. The south bridge, Stickney Point Road, provides access
to south Sarasota County and a direct route to Interstate
Siesta Key was first colonized in 1846. Population of the
island had only grown to 300 by 1940 when it was primarily
made up of fishing camps. Currently, 15,000 full time residents
live on the island with another 18,000 "snowbirds"
flocking here for the mild winter months. Residences range
from small rental cottages to waterfront condos and custom
The beaches of Siesta Key are world-renowned. The pure quartz,
pulverized to a fine white powder, has a magical quality.
There is no sand
quite like Siesta's anywhere. They are also the island's centers
of social activity - places to meet, to hold reunions, group
picnics, even weddings - or just to stroll, bicycle or jog
There are two main shopping districts right on Siesta Key,
each with a wide variety of shops that carry merchandise ranging
from gifts and T-shirts to the finest haute couture to ice
cream. Siesta Key Village is located on the northwest side
of the Key about one block from the Gulf. The Siesta South
Shopping area begins at the Stickney Point Bridge and goes
south along Midnight Pass Road. From November to September
our own Siesta Key Trolley will take you from the southern-most
part of the island to the north end.
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