Turtle Beach

  • Justin C.
    "Very good don't have to walk 200 yards lol"(2 Tips)
    Ashley H.
    "Not as busy as Siesta Key Beach..."(2 Tips)
    Curt W.
    "... usually nice and quiet. Sand isn't powdery and the water isn't..."(4 Tips)
    "I agree...nice water and not too crowded."(7 Tips)
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  • Curt W.
    Curt WernerJanuary 3, 2017
    Beautiful views of Gulf, easier parking than Siesta, much shorter walk from car to the beach, usually nice and quiet. Sand isn't powdery and the water isn't quite as nice. But great in winter.
  • Rebeca G.
    Rebeca GarciaOctober 31, 2016
    Beautiful beach not crowded. Campsite is cool!
  • Camilla H.
    Camilla HansenMay 16, 2016
    Nice beach, not too crowded! Bring a cooling box with some drinks and food and you're good.
  • Derek H.
    Derek HofferJanuary 18, 2016
    This is a much smaller and quieter beach on Siesta Key. There is a slight incline on the beach which makes it a little awkward when using beach chairs.
  • Getrdonedave68 D.
    The beach what's good and you could use for washing stations at each entrance
  • Austin W.
    Austin WestermannJuly 18, 2014
    This beach is not as crowded or as nice as Siesta Key Beach, but if you are looking to avoid crowds this is a good option
  • Dean A.
    Dean AusfresserJuly 5, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Bring your camera. Dolphins, manatees, stingrays and a lot more wild life like to come here also.
  • Christopher K.
    Christopher KijowskiJune 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best place for shells.
  • Dean A.
    Dean AusfresserOctober 13, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Love this beach. Never crowded. My wife & I see dolphins almost every time we go. Lots of wildlife. Dolphins, manatees, turtles, birds, stingrays & lots of fish and shells. Has bathrooms & showers🐬🐢
  • Brian G.
    Brian GouldJuly 26, 2013
    Not a bad place to see some scenery. The sand is not the greatest though.
  • Justin C.
    Justin CarlsonJuly 23, 2013
    Very good don't have to walk 200 yards lol
  • Robin P.
    Robin PriceApril 14, 2013
    Saw two sharks here today about 200 yards out!
  • Jennifer Marie
    Jennifer MarieMarch 31, 2013
    Gorgeous beach!
  • Grace C.
    Grace ClineMarch 9, 2013
    Water is very clean and clear! Sand is not as nice as siesta key but its much quieter and easier to find a place
  • barbie p.
    barbie princessMarch 3, 2013
    I've lived here since 1997 & it took 15 years for me to make it to this beach. I won't go back. If it's possible to have a bad beach, this is by far the WORST beach in Sarasota County.
  • Rachel O.
    Rachel OlivieriDecember 18, 2012
    So pretty and much less crowded than siesta!
  • Dean A.
    Dean AusfresserOctober 21, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    We got married at turtle beach on 10-6-12.
  • Patrick W.
    Patrick WegmillerOctober 2, 2012
    If your in Siesta Key and want to avoid the public this is your beach. Not as nice as Siesta but if you like shelling then this is the spot.
  • Theresa E.
    Theresa EannettaMarch 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Not as nice but way less packed, easier to park, and still beautiful water.
  • Daphne E.
    Daphne English-BazenasFebruary 28, 2012
    Sand is not as soft or alabaster, but it's quieter especially at sunset
  • Anatoly V.
    Anatoly VasilyevNovember 20, 2011
    Don't forget to put your cellphone into a plastic bag. The sand is like powder
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HaynesJuly 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Not as busy as Siesta Key Beach...
  • Clarita
    ClaritaJuly 3, 2011
    I agree...nice water and not too crowded. I love it!!
  • Sandy i.
    Sandy is God!July 3, 2011
    Seriously Wtf there's crabs everywhere!
  • Seth C.
    Seth CampbellApril 6, 2011
    No dressing rooms to change.
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BarnettApril 3, 2011
    Ugh. Hopeful it would be nice, but packed.
  • Jose W.
    Jose WenceAugust 19, 2010
    Not as crowded as Siesta Beach.
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