Crescent Beach

Proud provider of the world's finest, whitest sand

While many beaches claim to have "The World's Finest, Whitest Sand," Crescent Beach can back its title up with paperwork from the Great International Sand Challenge. But more than just pretty sand brings the tourists - white beaches combine with impressive views to make Crescent Beach an ideal location for a beach wedding and honeymoon.

Crescent Beach, an eight-mile-long barrier island, is popular with artisans and writers. The friendly, funky and laid-back atmosphere makes Crescent Beach a popular gay friendly Florida destination, while fishing enthusiasts love the numerous bays, lakes and rivers.

Outdoor Focus

While you can golf at one of the area's many public golf courses, for those who wish to venture beyond the green, there's plenty to do. The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce has plenty of vacation ideas. Highlights include:

Area Attractions

Area Events


Home to artists and writers, the nightlife here is vivacious and unique. Funky beach bars, live bands, Euro-inspired pubs and energetic cafes turn Siesta Village into an oxymoron.


Crescent Beach vacation rentals are numerous. You can stay beachfront or bayfront at a private resort, villa, condo, apartment, motel, hotel or inn. Accommodations range from luxurious to economical, with prices to match.

Need to Know

White sand makes Crescent Beach an ideal spot for a white wedding. See the world's finest sand for yourself with a Crescent Beach vacation.

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