Trouble in Paradise

New Hotel Proposals Push Siesta Key Residents to Consider Forming Their Own Town

But is that really possible?

08/31/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

First Person

Siesta Key Doesn't Reflect Reality in Sarasota—But That's OK

The love-it-or-hate-it MTV show recently wrapped its fourth season.

08/12/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Real Estate

For Sale: A Custom-Designed Home Marries Old and New

This Siesta Key home combines Old World charm with modern lines. It's on the market for the first time for $5.8 million.

07/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

House Gawker

Get a Glimpse of Architectural History at Siesta Key's Cocoon and Revere Houses

Tour two of Siesta Key’s architectural gems to learn why the Sarasota School of Architecture’s legacy endures and delights.

07/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

You're in for a treat

What to Expect From Season Four of MTV's 'Siesta Key'

The reality show returns at 8 p.m. this Wednesday, May 12.

05/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Real Estate

For Sale: A Custom Designed Mediterranean Home

This highly customized Siesta Key home was listed for $9.8 million in 2017. It's back on the market for $7,995,000.

04/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨

MTV's 'Siesta Key' Will Return Next Month

New episodes start on Wednesday, May 12.

04/15/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

An Eye on the World

Photos: Our Former Party Photographer Captures Intimate Photos of Local Life

Photographer Rebecca Baxter captures images of neighbors, visitors and their pets in a warm, intimate fashion.

01/05/2021 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Best of the Year

Five Notable Residential Sales of 2020

From the record-breaking sale of Serenissima to the beachfront Aquadisia estate, it was a very big year for luxury real estate. Here are five notable Top Sales of 2020.

12/22/2020 By Ilene Denton

The Saga Continues

Siesta Key Will Return for Season Four

No date has yet been set for when the new episodes might air, but production is beginning this week.

11/18/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top Sale

A Gulf-Front Lot on Siesta Key Sells for $5 Million

The lot, at 4266 Higel Ave., is the priciest residential land sale in Sarasota or Manatee counties to date in 2020.

09/25/2020 By Ilene Denton

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go for a Dolphin-Watching Tour in Sarasota Bay

Bring the kids along for a thrilling, pirate-themed dolphin tour with Siesta Key Aqua Adventures.

08/12/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Flashback

Flashback: The Summerhouse Restaurant, 1975

The ‘glass pavilion set in a tropical jungle’ was the height of Sarasota nightlife.

08/11/2020 By Ilene Denton

Reality check

Siesta Key Star Fired for Alleged Racist Social Media Posts

Alex Kompothecras 'will not be in future seasons of Siesta Key,' according to an MTV spokesperson.

06/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Home with History

Pioneering Bertha Palmer’s Circa 1918 Siesta Key Cottage is Reborn

Along with a brand-new main residence and outdoor living area, it forms a charming Point of Rocks estate.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

Top Sale

Aquadisia Beachfront Estate on Siesta Key Sells for $10.5 Million

The largest residential sale year to date in Sarasota County took just two weeks from showing to closing.

06/05/2020 By Ilene Denton

Hot fun in the summertime

MTV's Siesta Key Returns Tonight

New episodes of the show promise plenty of sun, surf and "sabotage."

05/05/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

What Your Money Can Buy

Here's What $1.5 Million Will Buy on Siesta Key

Plus, homes for $350,000 and $1.95 million in Lakewood Ranch.

02/07/2020 By Ilene Denton

Cancel all other plans

Season Three of MTV's Siesta Key Starts Jan. 7

The popular Sarasota-set reality TV show is back.

12/05/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coastal Classic

Lilly Pulitzer Pops Up on Siesta Key

The store is located at 5118 Ocean Blvd. in Siesta Key Village.

11/01/2019 By Megan McDonald