5 Reasons to Move to Siesta Key  

5 Reasons to Move to Siesta Key  

A white sand beach with turquoise water in Siesta Key, Florida.

If you’re looking to relocate, don’t “sleep on” Siesta Key, Florida. As the name implies, this locale on Florida’s Southwest coast is the ideal spot to relax and enjoy stunning white-sand beaches, turquoise water, and an abundance of options for entertainment and recreation, according to VISIT FLORIDA.

There are plenty of reasons to buy Siesta Key real estate. Here are just a few of the top reasons why you should consider putting down roots on this Gulf Coast island.

1. Award-winning beaches.

Siesta Key is home to some of the world’s best beaches, according to the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce. Siesta Beach offers 99 percent quartz sand, tennis and volleyball courts, a playground, and a picnic area. It’s also within walking distance of Siesta Key Village if you feel like shopping or grabbing a bite to eat.

Other notable Siesta Key Beaches include the following, according to the Chamber and VISIT FLORIDA.

  • Turtle Beach
  • Crescent Beach
  • Palmer Point Beach

2. Plenty of outdoor recreation options.

If you hate staying inside, Siesta Key is the place for you. The Chamber of Commerce notes that there are numerous options for outdoor recreation, including the following:

  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Kayak rentals and tours
  • Biking
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • And more

3. Family-friendly entertainment.

For families with children, there’s plenty to do in Siesta Key, according to VISIT FLORIDA. For example, you can take an eco tour of Sarasota Bay and learn about the area’s amazing wildlife, such as dolphins and manatees. You can also visit Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, which is home to over 300 animals and hosts events like Little Paws Yoga with fox kits and wolf pups.

4. A shopping smorgasbord.

Whether you’re in the mood to browse in a high-end boutique or a funky little store, the Chamber of Commerce notes that Siesta Key has something for you. Siesta Key Village is a hot spot for accessory and souvenir outlets. Meanwhile, the South Village shopping district is the place to go if you want fishing gear or boutique clothing and gifts.

5. Free trolley rides.

Siesta Key has a public open-air trolley, the Siesta Islander, that everyone is welcome to ride free of charge. It operates daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. If you want to explore Siesta Key real estate, the Avalon Suncoast team can help you look for your dream house, condo, land or commercial property. Start by calling 941-235-7474 or emailing sales@avalonsuncoast.com.

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