Monday, October 9, 2017

Enjoy the Beaches of Siesta Key|Finding the Perfect GIft for the Boater in Your LIfe


Siesta Key is best known for its sandy beaches and shallow waters. Located in the outskirt of Sarasota, Florida in the Gulf of Mexico, this barrier island has a lot to offer aside from its beautiful beaches. From Crescent Beach which offers a fantastic view from Point of Rocks to the Turtle Beach in the south. 

Two Years ago, Siesta Key was included in some of the prestigious awards for the best beach. It tops the AARP Best Beach in the World in 2015 and dominating Trip Advisor as the #1 Travelers Choice Top Beach in the US.

Siesta Beach

From dawn till dusk, Siesta Beach has it all. The beach has a peculiar high quartz content which makes it even more beautiful. With perfect warm waters from the Gulf, it is a nice way to break away from stress. Siesta Beach has concessions, best picnic spots, a playground, volleyball, and tennis courts. Watersports are a familiar sight in the area. If the suns get a little bit too hot, they have umbrella rentals and lounge chairs.  The best spot to catch a majestic sunset will probably in this beach as well. With all that and much more, one cannot simply walk away from Siesta Beach without the best memories of their lives. 

Crescent Beach

The Great International Sand Challenge dubbed Crescent Beach as “The World’s Finest Whitest Sand”, and most people take their word for it. Situated near the Points of Rocks, many go here for snorkeling in its super clear waters. Crescent Beach boasts of abundant marine life as well as plenty of corals.

Turtle Beach

Turtle Beach is located at the southernmost part of Siesta Key. It may seem like a last resort for beachgoers but it’s the other way around. The more adventurous spirit would often come here because of their recreational activities. Not only that, Turtle Beach has a volleyball court, boat launch, and a horseshoe pit for families. Shell hunting is a thing in this beach as the sand has a steeper incline. This makes it as a great way to find shells that high tides might wash up. Anglers will enjoy the Blind Pass Lagoon near the beach as it’s a perfect place to reel in a catch. 

Food and Shopping 

For any necessities like water or snacks, there a grocery store at Morton’s Siesta Market. Located at the very heart of Siesta Key Village for convenience, so you can easily grab what you and your family need for the beach.

Another shopping destination and dining experience on Siesta Key is at Stickney Point Road and Midnight Pass Road near Crescent Beach. Their local restaurants are a must try more so with their great dining options and even al fresco sitting. You can enjoy fresh of their daily catch of seafood, cocktails, cold beverages and international cuisine. 

Siesta Key Village is more of high-end boutiques for serious shoppers who would want to bring home some souvenirs from the island. Located at the north end of Siesta Beach, it is lined with shops and artisan shops. You can even listen to live music or just enjoy a leisure stroll while eating a cold ice cream.

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