Siesta Key, Florida, is an 8-mile barrier island that sits adjacent to Sarasota just off the west coast of Florida. With its beautiful sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, Siesta Key is a popular destination for thousands every year. For visitors looking to travel to Siesta Key with pets, several resorts and hotels will accommodate their furry friends.
Banana Bay Club
Banana Bay Club has both beach villas and waterside cottages. The beach villas are 100 yards away from the sand on the beach side of Points of Rock Road. Pet-friendly villas are available with daily, weekly and monthly rental rates. Villas range from studio size with one bath to a four-bedroom, two-bath beach house. All villas come standard with cable television. On the grounds, guests will find laundry facilities and a large swimming pool. The beach is within walking distance of the beach villas.
The waterside cottages are on a lagoon on Midnight Pass Road. The cottages are also pet-friendly with daily, weekly and monthly rental rates available. The cottages range from waterfront studio size with one bath to a waterfront three-bedroom, two-bath house. On the grounds of the waterside cottages there are laundry facilities, a pool, sun loungers and outdoor patio furniture and a private fishing dock. Guest staying at one of the waterside cottages will also have complimentary use of canoes and kayaks. Guests staying in either the beach villas or waterside cottages may use either pool.
Banana Bay Club 8254 Midnight Pass Road Siesta Key, FL 34242 888-622-6229 bananabayclub.com
Cottages at Turtle Beach Resort
The Cottages at Turtle Beach Resort are on Midnight Pass Road on the Little Sarasota Bay. The cottages are pet-friendly and available for daily or weekly rental. Cottages range from studios with king-sized bed to two bedrooms and one bath. All guests will have use of a private hot tub, robes, private patios, pools on the water's edge, hammocks, cable television, DVD players, fully equipped kitchens with microwave, coffeemaker and toaster, blenders, CD players, beach chairs and umbrellas, and a laundry room. On the grounds, guests are free to use the resort bikes, canoes, kayaks, fishing equipment and grills. For a small fee, guests can also use the boat docking facilities.
Cottages at Turtle Beach Resort 9049 Midnight Pass Road Sarasota, FL 34242 941- 349-4554 turtlebeachresort.com
Tropical Sun Beach Resort
Tropical Sun Beach Resort is off SaraSea Circle on Little Sarasota Bay. The rooms are pet-friendly and available for weekly rental. Rooms come standard with Wi-Fi access, an iPod docking station, cable television, a refrigerator, microwave, hair dryers, irons and beach towels. The room sizes range from the affordable standard room with queen-size bed to the studio with all the comforts of home including a fully equipped kitchen. While at the resort, guests can swim in the heated swimming pool or play a game of shuffleboard. The resort is also within walking distance to the beach. As guests make their way to the beach, they can find kayak, paddleboat and motorboat rentals available nearby. Guests can also take in the beauty of the beach by watching dolphins and manatees swim in the bay or join in a game of beach volleyball.
Tropical Sun Beach Resort 6717 SaraSea Circle Siesta Key/Sarasota, FL 34242 800-235-3493 tropicalsunresort.com