The most beautiful beaches in Sarasota

June 16, 2020

We decided today to share with you the 5 most beautiful beaches in Sarasota, Florida, USA. To spend a day in the sun with family or friends, to go for a picnic or even to contemplate a sunrise or sunset for the more romantic, the beach remains the most popular meeting place:


Lido Beach is located at St Armands Circle, between Longboat Key and Siesta Key. Thus, this beach is the closest access from downtown Sarasota. The further north you go up Lido Key, the quieter you’ll be. For people wishing to be more peaceful, it is a good alternative to be away from the crowds.

Coquina Beach is located north of Longboat Key on Anna Maria Island. Further away and more deserted, you will find a particularly white and fine sand. A good spot to relax for a few hours or a day. You will also meet several kinds of animals.

Siesta beach Sarasota

Siesta Beach is the most famous beach of Sarasota. Indeed, ranked number 1 in the United States and number 11 in the world in 2020, it is the most popular beach in Sarasota with its fine white sand. The sand composition of this beach is 99% pure quartz, which explains its colour and texture.

Turtle Beach is a more quiet beach south of Siesta Beach. Good to know: you can fishing in this area. As it is located near the lagoon, you can also explore the surroundings by kayak. Don’t miss this activity to see all kinds of animals.


The beaches of Longboat Key are more than 10 miles long and are not very crowded. It’s the most natural beach of Sarasota partly because no one really knows about this place. On the other hand you will not find any amenities and parking is limited.


You now have a small preview of the 5 most beautiful beaches of Sarasota in Florida in the USA.

Enjoy your visit!