Crescent Beach, Siesta Key
Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Crescent Beach features cool sand and calm waters. To reach this beach just outside Sarasota, you can take shuttles from the surrounding areas. Because of the distance from town, the beach is rarely crowded. The beach is 3.2 km (2 mi) long and quite wide, so you'll have plenty of space for lounging, playing frisbee, flying a kite, or searching for sand dollars. Note that Crescent Beach is often confused with the nearby Siesta Key Beach, which is less remote. Bring along a towel, umbrella, and drinking water to avoid the long walk to the shops near Siesta Key Beach. Using our online itinerary creator, Siesta Key attractions like Crescent Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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As beautiful as Siesta Key beach is, Crescent Beach one ups it in my opinion. You have the same beautiful white sand beach WITHOUT the crowds. We stayed at one of the condo resorts that has PRIVATE ac... read more »
Crescent Beach is less crowded than Siesta Key Beach and more family-oriented I think. This is a great time of the year to come and hopefully no hurricanes at this time. I would come back again. Howev... read more »
Beautiful water. Constant breeze. Light crowds. Very light waves. Soft, white and cool sand. Best in the US. Caribbean style beach. Easily accessible. Bike or walk to beach access 12. Condos on the so... read more »
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