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“Can see why it's voted # 1 Beach in USA” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Siesta Beach

Siesta Beach
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Siesta Key
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Public swimming beach known for its clean, hard-packed sand.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Oak Forest, Illinois
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Can see why it's voted # 1 Beach in USA”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

We did a one day beach visit in May, 2014. The beach is a white sand beach that is very soft and cool to touch. The ocean had some waves on the day we were there but we still had fun. The only bad/good thing is that the snack/food/bathrooms area is very far away from the beach/ocean. It's a lil bit of a hike but it can be good cuz that is some good exercise. There seems to be a nice selection at the food/snack area (I only got some cheese fries and a drink - wasn't that hungry.) You can rent beach umbrellas and chairs there you just have to bring them back by a certain time. Also, it was a little difficult to find the public beach/parking area. It's not very well marked. I suggest going out the day before you plan to go to the beach and scope it out. I believe the area we were at was marked #12, so that means we missed all the ones before that!? All in all, we would definitely go there again. (My husband saved the address to the Public beach access area on our GPS so we can find it again.)

Visited May 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful white powdered sand”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Siesta Key is an amazing beach, we have been drawn back year after year. We stay on the private portion but wander to the public side frequently. It is clean and has a fun atmosphere. I would suggest going on a weekday because it becomes very congested on the weekends in the summer. No matter when you go I promise you will stand in awe of the beauty of God's creation found tucked away on this lovely beach.

Visited June 2014
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Mid Florida, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

The sand is like flour-99% pure quartz-brilliant white. Sunsets have to be seen to be believed. There is food concessions, bathrooms and outdoor showers to rinse off.

Visited May 2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“magnificent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

a magnificent beach..I went with my family. Sea was beautiful that color is turquoise.It was great fun for kids

Visited June 2014
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Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Too crowded!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

It is a beautiful beach, but it gets packed quickly. Not as laid back as other beaches in the area. I recommend getting there early.

Visited June 2014
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