WELCOME TO SIESTA KEY
Siesta Key is a barrier island off the southwestern Florida coast near Sarasota. It is connected to the mainland by two bridges crossing the Intracoastal Waterway. This eight-mile-long island is known for its top-rated pristine, white sand beaches, and vibrant community life. The area has abundant natural beauty, from its lush tropical vegetation to its serene turquoise waters and breathtaking sunsets.
Residents of the affluent community enjoy a luxurious lifestyle with access to many activities such as sport fishing, golf, and boating. The homes in the area are stunning and range from classic Mediterranean style to contemporary beachfront condominiums. Home buyers will find many private waterfront lots with excellent amenities like docks, pools, and high-end details.
WHAT TO LOVE
- Laid-back island community with a beach lifestyle
- Close to downtown Sarasota
- The nation’s #1 beach
- Free trolley system
- Walkable community with outdoor activities
- Fun shops and excellent coastal cuisine
Located off the southwest coast of Florida, Siesta Key offers a unique island lifestyle. This area of the Sunshine State is known for its stunning white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and beautiful gulf views. Residents enjoy the laid-back pace of life and all that this paradise has to offer.
From luxurious homes to quaint cottages, there are perfect home sites to enrich different lifestyles and interests. Residents can take advantage of the calm community atmosphere and enjoy a beach lifestyle minutes from Sarasota’s exciting city life.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
Siesta Key is a popular destination for visitors and locals and is home to specialty shops, clothing boutiques, and restaurants.
is a rustic space with a unique atmosphere capturing Florida’s old-world charm. The restaurant has inventive dishes and serves a seasonal menu with local produce from farms and sustainable meats.
is a relaxed dining spot at the Siesta Key Marina with fresh local seafood and outdoor seating. The restaurant is also a popular gathering place for live music and craft beer.
Siesta Key Oyster Bar
in Siesta Key Village is a staple for locals, with a comfortable atmosphere and excellent food. The restaurant and bar are known for their unique dollar-bill decorated wall, award-winning wings, hearty burgers, and of course the oysters.
Ophelia’s on the Bay
is a luxury waterfront dining experience with an open-air patio, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a dock for visitors arriving by boat. The upscale restaurant has a menu that changes daily to serve the freshest globally inspired dishes.
THINGS TO DO
From water sports to cultural attractions, there are many activities near Siesta Key. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the local kayaking, fishing, and boating options, while others can explore the nearby marina, art galleries, and museums. One of the most iconic spots on the island is Siesta Beach
. As one of the top-rated beaches in the nation for its soft quartz
sand and clear waters, the beach is a lively space with grills, volleyball, a playground, pavilions, and more.
is another popular beach named after its nesting habitats for sea turtles. The beach has boat and kayak ramps, a playground, a fishing pier, and volleyball courts.
The Siesta Key Farmers Market
is a weekly gathering of local vendors where residents can find fresh produce, baked goods, and prepared foods.
- Philippi Shores Elementary, K-5
- Brookside Middle, 6-8
- Sarasota High, 9-12