The Sandmen

Siesta Key Beach Sand is Prized Around the Globe

International Sand Collectors Society members collect sand from all over the world.

08/25/2017 By Rick Morgan

Food & Wine

The Best Siesta Key Beach Eats

Follow sun and fun with a sublime little something in Siesta Village.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Namaste on the Beach

Go to the Beach or Practice Yoga? Why Not Do Both?

Ava Csiszar's yoga class on Siesta Beach offers sun, sand and stretching.

06/20/2017 By Rick Morgan

News

Dates for This Year's Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival Announced

The eighth annual competition will take place November 10-13, 2017.

06/20/2017 By Megan McDonald

Crystal Vision

The Amateur Sand Sculpture Competition Returns This Month

Sand sculptors turn Siesta’s quartz sand into magical creations.

04/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

Siesta Sanctuary

Siesta Key Beach is Home to One of the Most Consequential Conservation Areas in Sarasota County

A sliver of beach is a lifeline for the imperiled snowy plover.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Accolades

Siesta Key Beach Ranked No. 5 in the World by TripAdvisor

We're not just the No. 1 beach in the U.S.--we're No. 5 in the world.

03/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Place in the Sun

Siesta Key Beach Ranks No. 1 in the U.S. (Again, Some More)

TripAdvisor ranks Siesta Key beach No. 1 on its 2017 list of best beaches in the U.S.

02/23/2017 By Megan McDonald

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Siesta Key Village

In addition to its famous beach, Siesta Key is home to a lively little village.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Instasarasota

Our Favorite Photos on Instagram This Week - 10/4/16

Stormy skies, lavish sunsets and serene beaches--here's what we loved on Instagram this week.

10/04/2016 By Lana Allen

Instasarasota

Our Favorite Photos on Instagram This Week - 9/7/16

Stormy nights, beaches, birds -- here's what we loved on Instagram this week.

09/07/2016 By Lana Allen

Life's a Beach

Siesta Key Beach Named No. 2 in the Country

Dr. Beach names Siesta Key Beach No. 2 on his 2016 list of America's best beaches.

05/26/2016 By Megan McDonald

V-Day Cheat Sheet

What to Do for Valentine's Day in Sarasota

A handy guide to Valentine's Day in Sarasota for every type of personality.

02/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Weddings

Love, Life and Siesta Beach

"I do" all over again.

12/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

Beach Eats

Our Concession Stand Favorites

Where to grab grub on the beach.

12/01/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Chad Spencer

Article

A Paul Rudolph-Designed Beach House Stays True to Its Heritage

The home is a tiny masterpiece.

09/30/2015 By Robert Plunket

Article

Only in Sarasota: Siesta Key Beach on a Summer Morning

John Pirman illustrates Siesta Key Beach on a sunny summer morning.

07/01/2015 By John Pirman

Article

Sarasota SUP Race Championships Kick Off June 20

The third-annual Sarasota SUP Race Championships will be held June 20 on Siesta Key Beach.

06/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Photo of the Week: Siesta Key Beach Cloud Cover

This week's Photo of the Week, taken on Siesta Key Beach, lets the light shine in.

03/19/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Photo of the Week: Siesta Key Beach Sunset

This week's photo of the week provides a breathtaking sunset on Siesta Key Beach.

01/22/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield