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

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

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

Article

Exactly What to Do in Sarasota on Saturday Nights

When the sun starts to set, the action heats up at four fun weekend hotspots.

12/30/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Exactly What to Do in Sarasota on Saturday Nights

When the sun starts to set, the action heats up at four fun weekend hotspots.

12/01/2014 By Hannah Wallace