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Siesta Key Beach -
One of the Worlds Best Beaches
2016 Siesta Key is #2 in the nation acording to Dr. Beach (Dr. Stephen Leatherman). "With some of the finest, whitest sand in the world, it attracts sand collectors from all over." "Siesta Beach has clear, warm waters ideal for swimming. The beach is hundreds of yards wide in the shape of a crescent." "This beach is great for volleyball and other types of recreational fitness."
2011 - Dr. Beach (Dr. Stephen Leatherman) has awarded the white powder sand of Siesta Key the nation's #1 beach. Dr. Beach said "Siesta Beach in Sarasota boasts that it has the finest and whitest sand in the world, and I cannot argue with this claim; the powdery sand is nearly pure quartz crystal. The beautiful blue-colored water is clean and clear, making it so inviting to bathers and swimmers." Map