Located near Sarasota, Florida,
the scenic barrier island of Siesta Key located on an eight mile stretch of
white sand beaches that are made of quartz. The Florida beaches are home to
swaying palm trees and a variety of birds such as the snowy egret and the stork.
Although much of Siesta Key is relatively quiet and undeveloped, there are many
Siesta Key hotels that are frequented by beachcombers and families from Florida
and throughout the United States. Snorkelers also seek lodging in Siesta Key
to go snorkeling at the Point of Rocks, which was rumored to be a place where
pirates once buried their treasures. Siesta Key resorts almost always have a
handful of pools as well as a swimming beach.
One option for Siesta Key hotels is the Siesta Beach Resort and Suites, a historical Mediterranean-style hotel just steps from the beach. Like other Siesta Key beachfront hotels, the Siesta Beach Resort and Suites has a heated pool and a Jacuzzi. The rooms have small kitchens with microwaves and refrigerators as well as cable TVs. The lodging in Siesta Key is just minutes from several different restaurants and shopping malls.
If you’re looking for family oriented Siesta Key resorts, the Palm Bay Club is an excellent choice. Each room in the hotel is appointed with a fully-equipped kitchen, a spacious living area, and complimentary wireless internet access. Guests can choose between rooms with a view of the Gulf of Mexico or beautiful Sarasota Bay. There are so many things to do outdoors, including swimming in the heated pool, playing a game of tennis on, or going fishing on the pier. There is also a clubhouse that contains exercise equipment as well as an area to relax and play board games.
Another option for Siesta Key resorts is the Banana Bay Club. This tropically
themed Florida beach hotel features a variety of different lodging styles, such
as one-room villas, waterside cottages, and beach apartments. No matter which
location you choose, you’ll have access to a heated pool and free use of canoes,
kayaks, and fishing poles. Each spacious guestroom has free high speed internet
access as well as cable TV. Although the Banana Bay Club is located on the beach,
it’s a very affordable option for lodging in Siesta Key, making it an excellent
option for family
friendly resorts in Florida.
Siesta Key hotels often get crowded in May, when sand sculpture artists participate in the Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest. If you’re in the area, be sure to watch the sculptors work their magic in the sand. Siesta Key beachfront hotels are located just an hour from Tampa and St. Petersburg and two hours from the attractions of Orlando.