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“Horrible”
Review of Siesta Beach

Siesta Beach
Ranked #2 of 30 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 young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

1. You have to walk through construction to get access to the beach
2. You have to walk a mile to get to water
3. Stupid expensive to get an umbrella and have to return at 4 PM
4. Restrooms are very dirty
5. Not much going on in concessions area.
6. Water is so dirty, you can't even see your feet in 2 feet water.

4  Thank Vural C
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

It's a nice big beach with fine sand like the stuff you used to find in ashtrays. Unfortunately, you'll be trying to rinse that sand out of nooks and crannies for a while... Also it's very bright (refractive) on a sunny day, so bring sunglasses. It's well cared for & the pride of Sarasota. Enjoy!

Thank M P
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Number one in the U.S. The sand is like talcum powder and never gets hot. It is a very big beach with a long walk to get close to,the shore. A little troublesome for the aged....but they do have sand wheelchairs that you can use if necessary. You can rent chairs and umbrellas. The boys are very accommodating in setting them up for you. Parking is at a premium....have to get there early in prime season if you don't want to walk a mile. It looks like they may be enlarging there parking lot. We hope so. The fast food restaurant is very good and their ice cream stand is fabulous. You can see why it is # 1

1  Thank Joyce O
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Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

It is Incredible how beautiful the beach and sand is at this beach. Voted number one beach in the world by this guy! I cannot wait to go back. It is the beach that convinced me I woll move here some day.

1  Thank army2xvet
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We used to go to this beach no later than about 10 AM and on one occasion later when the were long queues to get into the car park. For obvious reasons this beautiful white sandy beach is expansive and very popular. Parking elsewhere is difficult to obtain so if you're going to go and get easy access to the parking lot, go early. Well worth a visit particularly if you like being with larger crowds of people. It can become extremely busy but it is well worth it.

Thank IANandARI
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