What to See and Do

Do you love being on the water or out at the beach?  If so, Siesta Key is the place for you!  From wildife viewing to jet skiing, fishing, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, surfing, parasailing, and even horseback riding on the beach – Siesta Key and surrounds has it all.

More than you can imagine

Folks from all over the world head to Siesta Key for vacation/holidays. You will see how friendly the locals are as you spend time in the area.  There is so much to do and see.  Sarasota is home to the The Sarasota Film Festival, which is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging independent voices. Although we are one of nearly 850 film festivals in North America, we continually rank in the top ten percent. and adopted it as their home. Visit Nathan Benderson Park, home of the 2017 World Rowing Championships.  Stop by one of the local farmers markets for amazing food and crafts.  Sarasota is home to the Van Wezel – A landmark Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation performing arts hall located directly on Sarasota Bay which offers a world of great music, dance, theater, and comedy. Looking for Opera – stop by the Sarasota Opera House.  Fine dining?  Antoine’s has been rated one of the top seven restaurants in Florida – http://www.antoinessarasota.com/.  Celebrating a special occasion?  Stop by Maison Blanche – With its dramatic

maison blanche sarasotadecor, impeccable service and unimaginably delicious food from the kitchen of Michelin Star award winner and James Beard Award nominee Chef Jose Martinez – http://themaisonblanche.com/





Siesta Key area activities


BoatingFine DiningShopping
SailingPaddle BoardingHorseback Riding
Offshore FishingBay FishingJet skiing
ParasailingWater skiingScuba diving
SnorkelingDolphin watchingKayaking
CanoeingAirboat rideFishing charters
Eco toursMyakka River State ParkOscar Scherer State Park
TennisBocce BallBiking
Bird watchingSiesta Key Drum CircleTour Drum Circle Distillery
Brewery tourRosa Fiorelli Winery tourShelling
Mote Marine AquariumMini golfBowling