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A Romantics Guide to Sarasota and Siesta Key

By Best Western-Siesta Key


Go All Natural


-Horseback riding at Myakka State Park,  Florida’s oldest and largest state park -Secure your spots on a charter sailboat for a beautiful sunset cruise -Grab a paddle and quietly maneuver through the lush, exotic mangroves that grow naturally in Florida’s brackish waters.

See The Scenes & Get a Little Culture


-Picnic at the Ca d’Zan/Ringling Rose Garden -Walk among enormous banyan trees, learn about the hundreds of varieties of orchids at the Selby Gardens -Visit the main pavilion on Siesta Key Beach an hour before sunset to enjoy the rhythms of the tropics from the daily drum circle

See the Art


-Go to the Sarasota Art Museum, filled with local flavor -Skip the typical dinner-and-a-movie routine and run away to  The Circus Arts Conservatory -The live theatre scene in Sarasota is another rich cultural experience to enjoy. From live theatres like Van Wezel, Florida Studio Theatre, and Asolo, to the local ballet and the Sarasota Opera, there is something for everyone.

Romantic Dining For Foodies


Anything is great on St. Armond's Circle Cafe Gabbiano on Siesta will keep it purely romantic Ophelia’s on the Bay has sunset views to die for

Or just meet, where the sky touches the sea, and watch a sunset

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