Siesta Key Beach Weddings
Siesta Key Beach makes for a magical wedding location. Enjoy the fine, white sands of Siesta Key Beach in the photos below. (More to come soon.) The public beach for Siesta has 3 zones for weddings: All weddings done in these zones require a beach permit, which is included in our services.
Interesting Siesta Beach Information
Siesta Beach (sometimes known as Siesta Key Beach) is a beach located on Siesta Key in the U.S. state of Florida. The sand is 99% pure quartz, soft and cool on the feet.
This beach has won many awards:
· "The Best Beach in America" (Dr. Beach, 2011, 2017).
· 2015 awarded #1 U.S. Beach (TripAdvisor source Orlando Sentinel February 18, 2015)
· "the whitest and finest sand in the world" (The Great International Beach Challenge, 1987),
· "The Best Sand Beach in America" (The Travel Channel, 2004),
Siesta Beach is located on Beach Road on Siesta Key. Siesta Beach is known as one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere in the world. At the "Great International White Sand Beach Challenge" held in 1987, it was recognized as having the "whitest and finest sand in the world."
Shallow water depth in the near shore area together with year-round lifeguard protection, makes this one of the safest beaches in the county and great for small children.
The southern portion of Siesta Beach is alternatively called Crescent Beach, which extends to the sea wall and Point of Rocks, an area with coral and active marine life.
Unlike beaches elsewhere that are made up mostly of pulverized coral, Siesta Beach's sand is 99% quartz, most of which comes from the Appalachian Mountains.Even on the hottest days, the sand is so reflective that it feels cool underfoot. It's estimated that the sand on Siesta Beach and Crescent Beach on Siesta Key is millions of years old, having its origin in the Appalachians and flowing down the rivers from the mountains until it eventually was deposited on the shores of Siesta Key.
Siesta Beach is not only long, but also expansively wide, especially around the Siesta Key Beach Pavilion section. The beach is so wide the city installed walking mats to help beachgoers get to the shore, where they can then walk on firmer wet sand.