Visitor Information

SiestaKeyLive.com posts easy-to-find EMERGENCY INFO. In addition to those essential municipal phone numbers, we offer contacts you may need beyond a 911 call, such as walk-in clinics for non-critical care, doctors, dentists, medical transport, all-night pharmacies etc

Of course, we hope you’ll never need any of these emergency numbers, because we really want you get to know us, locals who simply want to make your time here carefree and fun.  Let SiestaKeyLive.com introduce you to people who go out of their way to make you feel at home.

  • Siesta Key Overview

    Siesta Key is a 7 mile barrier island off the southern end of Siesta Key. The island is about 11 Miles, or a 20 minute drive from Sarasota Airport (airport code ‘SRQ’). There are all the major rental car companies available at the Sarasota Airport. A taxi ride from the airport is approximately $30-$35. We suggest having the ride set up prior to landing to avoid waiting and ease of transportation. We recommend using the service Night Ride, they have nice town cars and the drivers are knowledgeable of the island. … Night Ride… 941-922-0400

  • Visitor Information

    LOCAL AREA CODE–941

    EMERGENCIES–Dial 9-1-1

    US POST OFFICES:
    2055 Siesta Dr, Siesta Key…(800) 275-8777
    2875 Ashton Rd, Sarasota…(800) 275-8777
    6595 Midnight Pass Rd.(Davidson Drugs)…941-349-4343
    5124 Ocean Blvd. (Davidson Drugs)…941-349-1111

    SARASOTA POLICE / SHERIFF–941-316-1199

    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFICE & VISITOR CENTER–941-349-3800
    5118 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key

    SARASOTA HUNTING, FISHING & BOATING LICENSES 941-951-5600

    WMNF 88.5 FM Non-commercial – Music, News, Public Affairs
    Reguests-813-239-9663

    WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota’s own community radio

    Doctors–Urgent Care–Hospitals

    SARASOTA CHILDREN’S CLINIC (D2)–941-923-3667
    3920 Bee Ridge Rd. Bldg. A, Suite C., Sarasota

    Pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Call office 24 hours. VISITORS WELCOME!

    DR’S HOSPITAL OF SARASOTA–941-342-1100
    5731 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota

    SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL–941-917-1286
    1515 S. Osprey Ave.

    Beaches

    CRESCENT BEACH (C4)
    Near intersection of Midnight Pass Rd and Old Stickney Point Road.

    Beautiful white sand—No facilities or lifeguards.

    SIESTA PUBLIC BEACH (B3)
    Off Beach Rd mid-island.

    Large parking lot, restrooms, picnic shelters, volleyball, concessions, tennis,
    fitness trail, large playground, ball fields and lifeguards on duty.

    TURTLE BEACH (C5)
    Located on the South end of Siesta Key off Midnight Pass Rd at Turtle Beach Rd.

    This is the beach to find shells. Fishing dock, lagoon, restrooms, boat ramps, picnic shelters and horseshoe pit available.

    Transportation

    GULFSIDE SEDAN…941-921-5466

    We are a luxury car service at the price of a taxi. 24 hour service-Airport Transportation-Reservations Accepted. Licensed and insured drivers.

    Siesta Key Bike and Kayak, located on Siesta Key is family owned and operated serving Siesta Key, Lido Beach, Turtle Beach, Crescent Beach, Sarasota…..(941) 346-0891

     

    Churches-Places of Worship

    CHAPEL-PRESBYTERIAN-941-349-1166
    4615 Gleason Ave.

    HOLY SPIRIT EPISCOPAL-941-966-1924
    129 S. Tamiami Trail

    SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST-941-953-2588
    2035 Magnolia St.

    ST. BONIFACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH–941-349-5616
    5615 Midnight Pass Rd.

    ST. MICHAEL’S THE ARCHANGEL–941-349-4174
    5394 Midnight Pass Rd.

  • Campgrounds

    The Campgrounds below are NOT on Siesta Key

    Myakka River State Park
    13207 State Road #72. Sarasota, FL. 34241
    941-361-6511, Fax 941-361-6501
    76 campsites, five log cabins. Trails, tours, birdwalk, visitor center, playground, canoes, bicycles, fishing.

    Oscar Scherer State Park
    1843 S. Tamiami Tr. Osprey, FL 34229
    941-483-5956
    State park offering camping, fishing, swimming, canoeing, birding, picknicking and nature trails. 104 campsites.

    Royal Coachman Resort
    1070 E. Laurel Rd. Nokomis, FL. 34275
    800-548-8678, Fax 941-485-5678
    558 wooded campsites and 15 luxury park model rentals. Three miles to beaches, Heated pool, tennis, laundry facilities, cable TV, shuffleboard, horseshoes, sand volleyball, activities and more.

    Sun-n-Fun Resort
    7125 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL. 34240
    800-843-2421
    1600 full hook-up sites, park model homes for rent or purchase, spacious RV sites. Olymic-size swimming pool, two Jacuzzis, fitness center, lighted tennis courts, volleyball, full activities program, laundry facilities, cable TV and more.

  • Planning to get Married?

    Siesta Key is the perfect location for a romantic Florida beach wedding and honeymoon. Say “I do” in a beautiful beach ceremony on sugar-white stretches of sand, exchange vows to the sound of a beach breeze surrounded with color, or have an elegant wedding at a luxury resort…..But before we get carried away!