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Sarasota has been made famous by Siesta Key—one of the world’s most famous beaches. However, what exactly does this great city have to offer those looking to vacation or move here besides from sugar white sand?

Beaches: I’m sure you have probably heard of Siesta Key—if not from its consistent #1 rating from Dr. Beach in U.S. News, then maybe from the new hit MTV series "Siesta Key." Whether you’re an MTV fan or not, you’ve heard of Siesta Key and it is getting more and more recognition every single year. There are miles of gorgeous beaches such as Lido key, Longboat Key, Turtle Beach and of course Siesta.

Weather: With an average of high of 73°F in the dead of winter, there is no wonder why northerners flock to the Sunshine State every winter (and…

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A gala grand opening was held last Saturday, February 20th celebrating the completion of an enormous 24 month, $21 million makeover of one of America’s most recognized and awarded beaches, Siesta Beach on Siesta Key.  

In 2015, TripAdvisor.com ranked Siesta Beach as the “USA Traveler’s Choice for Best Beach.”   What makes Siesta Beach so spectacular is that, unlike most other beaches that are made up mostly of pulverized coral, Siesta Beach sand is 99% quartz, a material so reflective of the sun’s rays that even on the hottest days, the sand feels cool underfoot.

When the property that is now Siesta Beach was originally purchased by Sarasota County in 1954, it was only 9 acres in size with just 1,200 feet of waterfront.  Today, with help from…

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