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Siesta Key Village

Sarasota, FL
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Ranked #6 of 22 Shopping in Sarasota
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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201 reviews 201 reviews
38 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Siesta key beach is beautiful for sure but I prefer st Pete beach Better shopping restrooms in most of the shop better shopping and less tall building

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Springfield, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My 26 year old daughter and I come to Siesta Key every year. It's our annual 'girls only' trip. We always have a wonderful time. This beach is the most beautiful and the sand is unmatched. Siesta Key Village has so many different restaurants and shops they you never get bored.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I recently visited Siesta Key. The beach was beautiful. However while shopping on Ocean Blvd (the main street) I need to use the restroom, but none of the shops or the restaurants would let you use the restrooms unless you were a paying customer. Some places were very rude about it too. Siesta Key needs a public restroom.

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Doha, Qatar
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We kept coming back whether it was for ice cream, shopping or having something to eat. The place was great fun and came to life in the evening.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Not much to do but eat. Shopping is available but expensive and more for souvenirs. Parking is horrible not enough and tons of Tow Away Zones.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Siesta has the smoothest sand of any of the beaches in the Venice, Sarasota, and Bradenton area. Great family environment. We usually just go there to swim or do a little shell hunting. Every well-known FL beach is crowded during tourist season, but Siesta is certainly worth the visit whenever you're in town.

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The area is small but there are plenty of gift shops and bars/restaurants…all within walking distance. There is plenty of live, good music - even on corners and parking lots. We really enjoyed SKOB. Another Broken Egg was good for breakfast. Prices all around were not cheap but they were not over the top considering the touristy location. We (eight... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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17 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Small area of a few shops and restaurants, nothing special. Very cramped together and congested with traffic. Many nearby beach rentals and little hotels. I understand this area becomes a party spot at night with loud music. With all the buildings you cannot even see the beautiful Gulf of Mexico!!

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fla
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Over priced everywhere we went, service was slow and rude at restaurants, and nothing to do, we moved on to clear water now that was sooooo nice and fun..

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Great family get-away! Low-key, casual and relatively inexpensive. Plenty of activities for families with young children nearby. The beach is one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere in the world....snow-white soft sand, clear water, gentle waves and blue skies! It can also be a totally romantic weekend/week for two...Sarasota which is 10 min away features fantastic restaurants, excellent theatre/cultural activities/sports...etc.

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