Looking to plan your next beach getaway to the sun-kissed beaches of the Gulf? Read on for our list of the best places to stay in Siesta Key, a hidden gem on Florida’s west coast.
Siesta Key is an 8 mile long barrier island that is frequently rated as one of the top beaches not just in the US but across the world. The mix of white sand, warm waters and a laid back, old Florida vibe make this a top destination for domestic and international travelers alike.
The three main beaches on the island are Siesta Key beach, Crescent beach and Turtle beach. They each have a slightly different experience depending on what you are into. Families often prefer the quiet charm of Crescent beach with more active types loving the boating and fishing options at Turtle. What they all share though is scenic views of the water and easy access to dining and activities in Siesta Key Village. With that, here is our list of where to stay in Siesta Key.
Where To Stay in Siesta Key
Here is our list of highly ranked, beachfront hotels on Siesta Key beach
A one-of-a-kind resort that sits a stone's throw away from Siesta Key beach, the Ringling Beach House brings back the grandeur of the past with beautiful Spanish architecture and lush tropical gardens. Each of the apartments have either 2 or 3 bedrooms and are richly appointed with premium finishes and modern conveniences.
Guests loved the landscaping, the two heated pools and easy access to shopping and dining at Siesta Key Village. Room charges include unlimited usage of chairs, towels and umbrellas to use on Siesta Key beach.
A great location within walking distance to the beach and bars has Tropical Breeze high on our list of places to stay in Siesta Key. Every room is tastefully decorated in a beachy vibe and two on-premise heated pools provide the perfect ending to a day in the sun.
Guests really appreciate the central location, the amazing staff and the ability to just kick back and enjoy all that Siesta Key has to offer. An affordable and relaxing option for families and couples.
Located on the southern end of Crescent Beach, this is the only chain hotel that makes this list. However, it more than earns its ranking due to the expansive private beach and beautiful suites that dot this property. With easy access to all that Siesta Key has to offer, this is a top choice for many.
Guests will be wowed by the high end service, excellent onsite restaurants and fun features like the fire pit and hot tub.
An old Florida style charmer, the Inn on Siesta Key is ideally located withing walking distance to the beach and the restaurants of Siesta Key Village. With six pretty cottages, each equipped with a kitchen, this is a great option for families and smaller groups.
Guests are highly complimentary of the warm hosts, the jacuzzi and the fact that all beach toys are included. With attention to detail, the place feels more like a home rather than a rental.
The Sea Spray Resort is ideally located within walking distance of Siesta Key beach (3 min walk) as well as Crescent beach. Each of the spacious suites is well equipped with a kitchen and private bathrooms and the balcony rooms are worth the splurge.
This property gets high marks for friendly service, great location and a heated pool to keep the entire family entertained.