Transportation - Sun Ride Pedicab and Historic Tours, Siesta Key, Fl

Transportation on Siesta Key FL — Sunshine, the beautiful Gulf Coast, and white sand beaches – Siesta Key, Florida is a tropical dream! If you glance up in the palm trees swaying in the tropical breeze, you may spot some of Siesta Key’s famous wild parrots, while manatees and dolphins frolic in the water. The white sand beaches were rated as the worlds “Finest, Whitest Sand”, and Crescent Beach was voted as America’s Best Sand Beach. With 8 miles of nature, beaches, and shops to explore, who wants to worry about driving and parking? Siesta Key Beach offers several fun and affordable transportation options so you can relax and enjoy paradise.Continue Reading 5 Fun Transportation Alternatives While on Siesta Key, Fl


Sarasota parks

Plan your next Sarasota picnic in the park

Going to the beach is one of the most popular things to do during the day when visiting Siesta Key, in Sarasota, Florida. The tranquil gulf blue waters and soft ocean breezes just lend to days of rest and relaxation. However, sometimes, it is also nice to do  some outdoor exploring off the island. Sarasota has so much beauty to offer on and off the water. Did you know that Sarasota County has 67,000 acres of natural preserves to  enjoy? There in unlimited potential to explore. While visiting Sarasota, Florida explore some of the most beautiful Florida land on the west coast.

When is the last time you had a picnic at the park?  Maybe your next vacation in Sarasota, Florida will include slowing down the pace,  packing a delicious Sarasota picnic lunch or dinner, and heading out to one of the many local parks in the area.

Here is a list of a few parks which we love as locals:

  • Phillippi Estate Park
  • Myakka River Park
  • Oscar Scherer State Park
  • Sarasota Bay Front Park
  • Gillispie Park
  • South Lido Park

Favorite local places to grab some sweet, local picnic snacks close to Siesta Key:

  • Crescent Market (delivery available)
  • Publix (delivery available)
  • Mortons Market
  • Trader Joes

Remember to pack water and your sunscreen!

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Looking for more fun filled ideas that won’t break the budget?  Contact us directly at Tropical Beach Resorts on Siesta Key. Let us help you plan your next Sarasota vacation.

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Siesta Key SouvenirsIf you’re visiting Siesta Key, chances are you won’t want to leave!  Before heading back home, take a souvenir with you to remember the area and the trip you had. If you’re looking for a way to take a little bit of Sarasota home with you, try the following locations:Continue Reading Looking for Souvenirs on Siesta Key? Look No Further!

Sarasota Ethnic FoodA variety of top-notch Sarasota restaurants highlighting ethnic cuisine are located on Ocean Boulevard. From French to Italian to Japanese, delicious dishes from outstanding Sarasota restaurants are just a short distance from Tropical Beach Resorts.Continue Reading Top Sarasota Ethnic Food Experiences

Sarasota Family ActivitiesFor most people, the first spot that comes to mind for a fun family vacation in Florida is the theme parks in Orlando. Sarasota, on the Gulf coast, is an excellent alternative to Orlando, filled with fun for the whole family. From circus adventures to the stunning marine life and pristine white beaches, your family will want to return to Sarasota time and time again. Visit these top family activities in Sarasota, and make your vacation one to remember.Continue Reading Top 9 Family Activities in the Sarasota Area

Siesta KeyThe weather on Siesta Key Beach is so beautiful, it’s impossible to think of retiring for the night once the sun goes down. Enjoy every moment of your time here at the world’s whitest sand beach by extending your activities into the night. At Siesta Key Beach, magic happens beneath the stars as the tropical breezes stir the fronds of palm trees.Continue Reading How to Plan the Perfect Night on Siesta Key Beach

Siesta Key NightlifeA beach vacation is the ultimate in relaxation. The warmth, the sounds and smells of the ocean and the relaxed pace of beachfront towns all serve to help you replenish and recharge your batteries. After a long day of lounging and sunning you may want to hit the town for some fun and low-key nightlife activities. 

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There are many different shells found in the shallow waters off of Siesta Key and Sarasota. Hundreds of different species live further out in the Gulf of Mexico in deeper waters. The half-inch, colorful coquina clam that is most common to shell collectors lives only along the shore, where the waves can bring them oxygen and food during high tide.

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siesta key beachFrom excitement and entertainment to peace and relaxation, Siesta Key Beach offers an experience that you will remember for a lifetime! Whether you want to give your family, loved one, or yourself a relaxing trip to the gulf, a getaway to the number one beach in the country is the perfect place to unwind.
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beach-acess-300x227What could be more exciting than planning a trip to Sarasota’s beaches? Tropical Beach Resorts has set the standard for both service and comfort in the greater Sarasota area and offers a great location, cozy suites, and superb service. Here’s some advice as to what you should look for in a Sarasota hotel.

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