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Crescent Beach, Siesta Key

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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. Use our Siesta Key online holiday planner to arrange your visit to Crescent Beach and other attractions in Siesta Key.
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  • Visiting friends who had a rental right on the beach. It is a wonderful beach. The sand is absolutely white and extremely fine quartz. It is like powder. The beach is wide and clean. Not much in the w...  more »
  • Amazing beach- quiet and low key. We walked for miles, and people love to walk, run and ride bikes along the sand. The views of the Gulf are unmatched. There is no better beach for collecting shells. ...  more »
  • We are very familiar with beaches on the Atlantic Ocean side of Florida. We decided to visit the Gulf Coast for a week. It was chilly since it was January. We had a couple good days to be in our bathi...  more »
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  • Great little beach came in the middle of the night great place to think and reflect!
  • The best place on Earth really. Forever in our hearts
  • Only a few avenues for public access to the beach, otherwise, if you are stay on Midnight Pass, you'll have direct access.... And probably take shots like this one....
  • Love the beach, love the views. It's almost exactly the same as Siesta Key, but can be a little less crowded because it's mostly a private beach. Parking is an issue for both beaches. *****
  • Was a fantastic beach.
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