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Beautiful small beach

This is an excellent alternative to the hustle and bustle of the always busy Siesta Key Beach. It’s... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lyndon H
Columbia, Maryland
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Beautiful clear water

I am not a beach person by nature, but this was a beautiful beach! Nice clear water, soft white... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent alternative to the hustle and bustle of the always busy Siesta Key Beach. It’s a short drive away and a peaceful place to spend the day.

Thank Lyndon H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am not a beach person by nature, but this was a beautiful beach! Nice clear water, soft white sand and tame waves. It entertained both the teen and the preschooler. The water was gentle enough that our 4 year could swim without being tethered....More

Thank stephmt0226
Reviewed 6 days ago

White sand beach so your feet will stay nice and cool even when Its super hot out. Unless you are staying at a resort right on the beach you are not allowed to hang out and camp out there. You are only allowed to walk...More

Thank fucyou
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Crescent Beach is a small public beach on south end of Siesta Key. It is a short walk from the very small public access to the beach. Less crowded and quieter than the large public beach at Siesta Key.

Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been beaching here for decades - it’s like no other. Beautiful white sand, with the consistency of baby powder incredibly fine. The drum roll is especially nice on Sunday evenings at 6PM. Sarasota did a wonderful job remodeling the entire beach pavilion. There’s also a...More

Thank Jeansiestakey2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dirty on shore, water great, clean warm but the seaweed was massive and never cleaned off beach

Thank kathy p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of crowds and lots of very warm water. 86 degrees was way to hot for me when temps are about 100! I wanted just a cold shower. The sand is quartz, so you can walk on it barefoot without feeling as if walking on...More

1  Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Beach in Florida and one of the world greats. Sand is white and pleasant to walk or jog. The only issue this time is the Red Tide is making some respiratory issues worse. Check before planning your trip

5  Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sand is so soft and white. It is just as good as Siesta Key beach only less people. Great for taking walks on.

Thank bremer2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful white sandy beach. If you are looking for shells they are every where and great locations for walks also.

Thank Patricia F
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17 July 2018|
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Response from Jean J | Reviewed this property |
No rocks in water. Lots of shells to pick from. Water is usually warm and nice.
29 June 2018|
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Response from Ceeberneeber | Reviewed this property |
I do not agree with the above. I have been visiting Crescent Beach for years in April & November, walking the length of the beach daily & last couple years have only seen tiny tiny shells on each end. Used to see multiple... More