Things tO DO in and around siesta key

Marina of Siesta Key Water Sports

Marina of Siesta Key Water Sports

Easy to reach from Midnight Cove II



Siesta Beach (Part of the Florida Birding Trail)


Myakka River State Park


Oscar-Scherer State Park


Local Attractions:

  • Historic Sarasota
  • Murals at Rosemary Square
  • Shelby Botanical Gardens
  • Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
  • Sarasota Jungle Garden
  • Ringling Art & Circus Museum
  • Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Orchestra, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Siesta Key Village (Restaurants and Boutiques)
  • Lido Key, St. Armands Circle (Restaurants and Boutiques)

What else?

Day Trips:

  • Historic Edison Ford Estates, Fort Myers
  • Dali Museum, St. Petersburg
  • Ybor City, Tampa
  • Everglades National Park
  • Key West Express for the Ultimate Sarasota Vacation Day Trip




Siesta Key Village provides a variety of breakfast places, restaurants, cocktail bars with live music in traditional Florida Island Style. Take the SCAT bus, it stops right in front of Midnight Cove II, hop on the Breeze Trolley which shuttles every 30 minutes to the village or ride your own car.


Captain Curt's Restaurant and Sniki Tiki Bar (walking distance)


Spearfish Siesta Grille (walking distance)



Daiquiri Deck (walking distance)


Gilligan's Island Bar & Grill


Beach Club


Siesta Key Oyster Bar



Restaurants (just a few more - off the island):


Philippi Creek (10 minutes by car)


Gecko's Grill & Pub (3 minutes by car)


Carrabba's Italian Grill (2 minutes by car)


Outback Steakhouse (4 minutes by car)