How to get to Siesta Key?

If you are traveling by plane you can fly into one of the below airports:

 

Sarasota–Bradenton International (SRQ),
11 miles (30 minutes)

www.srq-airport.com

 

Tampa International (TPA),
70 miles (1 hour 10 minutes)

www.tampaairport.com

 

Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE),
61 miles (1 hour)

www.fly2pie.com

 

Fort Myers, Southwest Florida International (RSW),
86 miles (1 hours 20 minutes)

www.flylcpa.com

 

Orlando International (MCO),
137 miles, (2 hours 30 minutes)

www.orlandoairports.net

 

Miami International (MIA)
224 miles (3 hours 15 minutes)

www.miami-airport.com

 

Arriving by Car:

 

From I-75 take the Clark Exit (205) and head west. Cross over Stickney Point Bridge, turn right.

Midnight Cove II is the 3rd complex on the right hand side.

6327 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota, FL34242

Siesta Key, Gulf of Mexico

 

Is there any Public transportation on Siesta Key?

The free Siesta Key Breeze Trolley provides round trip services between Siesta Key Village and Turtle Beach on the south end of the island with many stops on this route, In addition to the trolley there are SCAT buses (Sarasota County Area Transit) traveling between Sarasota & Siesta Key

 

where is a good place for snorkeling on siesta key?

The best snorkeling place is Point of Rocks located at the south end of Crescent Beach (close to Beach Access 13)
Different species of tropical fish and at times even dolphins or manatees can be seen in this area.

 

where is a good place to stay on siesta key?

Midnight Cove II with its lush tropical grounds, beautiful landscaping, marina and tennis courts is one of the most beautiful resorts on Siesta Key.
Take the advantage of having fantastic bayviews to Little Sarasota Bay (Intercoastal Waterway) with its gorgeous sunrises, passing yachts, dolphins and manatees and a private beach access just across the road. Why pay twice the price in an ocean front resort and just have a view to a parking lot?

 

are there state parks close to siesta key?

There are many good places for wildlife viewing and birding in our area

 

Siesta Beach (Part of the Florida Birding Trail)

www.floridabirdingtrail.com/trail/trail-sections/south-section/siesta-beach/

 

Myakka River State Park

www.floridastateparks.org/park-history/myakka-river

 

Oscar-Scherer State Park

www.floridastateparks.org/park/Oscar-Scherer