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bellaire beach vs siesta key. Any thoughts?

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bellaire beach vs siesta key. Any thoughts?

We are torn between two properties in the area for a weeks rental this fall.

One is a very nice condo on Bellaire Beach, lovely but secluded feeling. Evidently not a lot to do around there. Are there restaurants nearby or are we really all that secluded?

The other is on Siesta Beach. I'm afraid of just the opposite..to much traffic. I would love a happy medium. To many people staring at my pleasantly plump very white self in a bathing suit vs possibly being bored.

Which would you do?

Is there a place that rents beach umbrellas etc near clearwater if we choose to stay there? I would hate hate hate to buy a lot of things and have to leave them behind when we go home.

Thanks so much!

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1. Re: bellaire beach vs siesta key. Any thoughts?

I cannot speak on Siesta Beach, I have never been there. But Belleair beach is beautiful, and very secluded. Which means there is not much to do there, however, you are only just a few minutes from Clearwater Beach. You could hop on the Jolly Trolly and crusie over to Clearwater beach. And yes, you can rent umbrellas at Clearwater. Just sit down at the chairs they provide with the umbrellas and they will come to you for your $ (at least thats how it used to work years ago.) Consider doing this as early as possible. They tend to rent out fast.