The little island of Siesta Key has been a well kept secret for guests of vacation rentals, condo rentals and cottages looking for a quiet spot to enjoy a beautiful pristine beach vacation. The barrier island of Siesta Key, located just off the west coast of central Florida from the Sarasota mainland, has managed to retain its small town charm and pristine beaches despite its popularity as a vacation spot. The island was noted in 1513 by European explorers, and the name Siesta Key officially became into existence in 1920.
The skyline of Siesta Key is relatively clear, and guests of Siesta Key vacation rentals and Siesta Key condo rentals can enjoy miles and miles of silky soft white sand. The beaches of Siesta Key are so lovely that these beaches have won International recognition; in 1987 Siesta Key beaches were named the ‘whitest and finest sand in the world’ by The Great International Beach Challenge, and in 2004 Siesta Key beaches were named the ‘Best Sand Beach in America’ by the Travel Channel. The gentle warm Gulf waters quietly lap onto the shore and snorkelers and scuba divers can explore the underwater terrain with ease; in fact, Siesta Key is known as being the premier snorkeling spot for the west coast of Florida. The tranquility of Siesta Key is miles away from the hustle and bustle of more populated beach cities, and those who wish to stay in one of Siesta Key condo rentals and cottages can look forward to sunny days in the soft sand, warm water, and spectacular sunsets. In addition to just lazing on the beach, Siesta Key also offers guests of Siesta Key vacation rentals and condo rentals with such activities as fishing, golf, tennis, volleyball, and shopping in the small villages that dot the coastline.
Those who would like to experience the quiet and relaxation that Siesta Key has to offer, should consult the up-to-date Siesta Key vacation rentals list provided by Domegos; Siesta Key condo rentals, and Siesta Key cottages information is provided as well.