ACTIVITIES
Fun things to do:

SIESTA KEY TENNIS COURTS

The Siesta Key beach tennis courts are only a short walk or bike ride away. They were part of the $21.5 million renovation of the beach, pavilion and parking lot. There are four courts.

 

ROBIN HOOD RENTALS
Our friend, Mark, has everything you need to enjoy Siesta: segways, bicycles, kayaks, scooters, scooter cars and everything for the beach too. Kayak mangrove tours and fishing tours.

941-554-4242.


SIESTA KEY WINE BAR

A comfortable atmosphere to call your own where you can gather with friends & family to enjoy a glass or two of wine. They offer many exclusive selections from world class vineyards and a wonderful selection of low-sulfite tropical wines produced locally at award winning wineries all in a coastal environment.


KAYAK SARASOTA

Bill has all of your kayaking needs sorted. Go for an adventure through the Lido Key mangrove tunnels where you'll be surrounded by mangroves 30ft tall and see lots of crabs, birds, and jellyfish. We love doing this. 941-3061220


SIESTA KEY BIKE & KAYAK

Scotty has all the fun toys to rent like electric bikes and kayaks. He offers kayak tours. Free and quick delivery too!


SIESTA KEY FARMERS MARKET
The market is every Sunday morning at the Davidson’s plaza in the village. Lots of organic, fresh, home made foods. Lovely!


YOGA ON SIESTA BEACH

Take a yoga class right on the gorgeous sand at the main beach.


POSITIVE REPERCUSSIONS

Kim and Erik's passion is drumming and they have opened a spot right in the village. They offer all sorts of classes including Rhythm & Resonance™ which is a sacred, metaphysical journey of sonic bliss that transcends time and space. Come relax and meditate in our “zero-gravity” chairs, while enjoying the sounds and textures of live music, created by gongs, singing bowls, drums, chimes, and more.​

DRUMMING CIRCLE
Every Sunday night a huge group gathers at the main beach access to enjoy the sunset and tribal tones of the drums. Bring your belly dancing outfit or a hula hoop, or just bring a beach chair and watch the entertainment of it all. The kids really love it.

SIESTA FIESTA
This art and craft festival has been going on every April for decades. The main street in the village is closed and hundreds of artists set up their booths. Its a fun time.

INTERNATIONAL SAND CASTLE COMPETITION
The Crystal Classic Sand Sculpting Competition
Internationally acclaimed sand sculptures come every November to amaze us with their talents. It really has to be seen to be believed. 


RIDE HORSES ON THE BEACH
Horseback Riding on the Beach and HorseSurfing™ in Bradenton, FL - Experience the dream of riding a horse on a beach then riding your horse into Palma Sola Bay. You will have an opportunity to ride on a horse that is actually swimming! Plus, we'll teach you how to HorseSurf™ and HorseSki™ (optional). You might even have a few wild dolphins swim by you

CB'S SALTWATER OUTFITTER
CB’s Saltwater Outfitters is the largest on-the-water Bait & Tackle Shop that offers Siesta Key Boat Rentals, Fishing Charters, Fishing Tackle, clothing and sandals for everyone.  

SIESTA KEY FITNESS CENTER
This is located right in the village. It couldn’t be more convenient. So, no more excuses! They welcome visitors and offer an online coupon too. They have plenty of equipment to give you a great workout.

Scenic view of Siesta Key Beach during sunset.

THINGS TO KNOW
Groceries:

MORTON'S SIESTA MARKET
This little market is right in the village and always has what we need.

PUBLIX
This is our major grocery store. There is one over both the North and South bridges.

EARTH ORIGIN'S MARKET
This is my Organic store, with all the veggies, food and vitamins that you need. Just over the South bridge.

TRADER JOE'S
We are so excited to have Trader Joe’s just off of the North bridge to Siesta. What a great store.

WHOLE FOODS MARKET
Whole foods is located in our beautiful downtown Sarasota, about 15 minutes away.


Fun ways to get around:


SUNRIDE PEDICAB
This is a fun way to get around without worrying about parking. They will pick you up and take you to the beach or the village. 941-343-3400.

JOHNNY'S FREE BEACH RIDES
They have electric golf carts for up to six people and its free! 941-306-9097.

SIESTA KEY FREE RIDE
They too have electric golf carts for up to six people. 941-952-TAXI.


J & B PERSONAL DRIVER
Bill will pick you up in his gorgeous Porsche SUV and take you anywhere you want - the grocery store, restaurants, airports, beaches. Great prices and exceptional service. 
Call him at 941.408.5876 


For Dog Lovers:

VENICE DOG BEACH

Fenced dog play yard leads to the only beach area in the county where dogs are allowed. Other amenities are picnic tables, benches, showers, drinking fountains for humans and dogs. Open daily, 7 a.m. - dusk. To the south is South Broward providing beach access for humans only, includes boardwalks, benches and showers. Parking available at both places.


RED BUG SLOUGH PRESERVE
DOG FRIENDLY
Leashed pets are permitted at this 72-acre preserve has several miles of hiking trails, a small playground, picnic shelters and a fishing dock. 
The hiking trails are unpaved but accessible for most visitors.
Water, sunblock, a rain jacket, insect repellant and sturdy shoes are recommended for hiking. 
The preserve has limited parking and a walk-thru gate near the Beneva Road entrance and is accessible on foot or by bicycle at several other walk-thru entrances. For other dog friendly attractions see bringfido.


For Bikers:


SARASOTA LEGACY BIKE TRAIL

Miles of reclaimed train tracks have been converted into a wonderful trail through the brush, overpasses and along the water.








Our Favorites Things to do on Siesta Key. Walk to all from our Siesta Key Bungalows!

VILLAGE RESTAURANTS

Breakfast/Lunch:

ANOTHER BROKEN EGG
This is an institution on Siesta. They are famous for their monstrous pancakes.

VILLAGE CAFE
They have wonderful yoghurt parfaits and biscuits with gravy and awesome Greek omelet.

LELU'S COFFEE SHOP
Lots of great coffee and breakfast. Funky atmosphere with comfy couches and surf boards hanging from the ceiling. 

BONJOUR CAFE
Great simple French cuisine serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. 
 

Lunch/Dinner:

THE COTTAGE
They have great ceviche, happy hour, appetizers.

THE HUB BAJA GRILL
Great outdoor seating and entertainment. Southwestern cuisine. 


THE STAR THAI & SUSHI

They feature locally-sourced food, lovingly prepared in a relaxed atmosphere. The only place to get sushi!


THE OLD SALTY DOG
The only place to find wonderful fish and chips.

SIESTA KEY OYSTER BAR
Great crab nachos and fun music on an

outside deck.

FLAVIO'S BRICK OVEN BAR
Famous pizza and wine bar.

OPHELIA'S
We go here for the romance and to be on the water. Its on the South part of the island.

BLASE CAFE
Relaxed and eclectic decor and cuisine. Live music. Best Martinis.

CAFE GABIANO'S
Eat in a gorgeous wine cellar.

Original Italian food.

CLAYTON'S SIESTA GRILL
Casual, funky artwork, great happy hour. Tell Clayton that we sent you!

CAPTAIN CURT'S CRAB AND OYSTER BAR
World famous clam chowder. Great friendly and casual atmosphere.


DAQUIRI DECK

They have two locations - one at the South bridge and one in the village. Fun outdoor dining.


TOASTED MANGO CAFE

Very popular breakfast spot south of the south bridge.

OurFavorites

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Bring your furry friends

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PARADISE ON THE HEART OF SIESTA KEY

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