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Too bad red tide is here!

White sugar sand. Natural foliage. Loads of birds. Beautiful sunsets. A clean beach inspire of... read more

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Great Beach

Great beach..... definitely the best beach on the main land.. next best thing to Hawaii.. Sand is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clay E
McFarland, Wisconsin
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Public swimming beach known for its clean, hard-packed sand.
948 Beach Road, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2174
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

White sugar sand. Natural foliage. Loads of birds. Beautiful sunsets. A clean beach inspire of the current red tide outbreak.

Thank Sem60842
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great beach..... definitely the best beach on the main land.. next best thing to Hawaii.. Sand is amazing. Soft white sand. Good swimming. Would definitely go back..

2  Thank Clay E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped at mutiple beaches and this beach had the cleanest water but the sand is too packed for my comfort. Their were sand artists that made large sand sculptures that were extraordinary. Clean beach. Love the pathways over the sandy beach to assist those...More

2  Thank goldcoasttenant
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Clear skies, soft cool sand, sea breezes, calm water Siesta Beach is the place for relaxing and unwinding Get there early if you want a good parking spot Life is Good

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Red tide was awful major throat itchy cause coughing and itchy eyes. Dead fish littered the beach. There were no warning signs of this terrible condition. Should have more picnic tables near the beach where at least you would have a View.

Thank ribby42
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beach almost fully rid of red tide. Pleasant atmosphere, walking distance to restaurants. A fun beach; clean and relaxing!

Thank kingjanet103
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great day not too busy water 83* great place to take family. Kids absolutely love the sand and water.

Thank herv r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went 9/26/19-10/4/18. I’ve been to this beach several times over the past 6yrs. It’s normally a gorgeous blue! But during my stay the water had a murkiness to it. It looked more like lake water. I walked in about 10-15 feet from the shore...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views were wonderful. The sand however is something to see. It is perfectly white and soft. It’s like walking on clouds!

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like to go to Siesta Beach for sunset. It never disappoints. Even cloudy days are beautiful. This is one of the most beautiful, romantic places to be to watch the sun slip into the ocean. Magnificent.

1  Thank Patricia D
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19 October 2018|
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Response from sdhigbee | Reviewed this property |
Not the best snorkeling. We were there for a couple calm days and the kids and I did snorkel a bit but more for looking for shells close up. Not good distance visibility.
Jenny O
18 October 2018|
Response from rugdoctor |
Jenny it cleared up two days ago and has been beautiful. Sarasota County removed the red tide signs. Hurricane Michael washed it north. Water is clear as I have seen since May. Planning on full Siesta beach day this... More
17 October 2018|
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Response from Traveling007Texan | Reviewed this property |
Yes; you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas at the beach. Be sure to check current conditions of the Red Tide. Possibly, the Hurricane in the Gulf blew it out.