Turtle Beach

Turtle Beach, on the south end of Siesta Key, Florida is usually far less crowded than other Siesta Key and Sarasota beaches, especially during “off season.”
Named for being an active sea turtle nesting habitat during turtle mating season, it is much more low key, as intended, than other Sarasota beaches, namely Siesta Key Beach.
So if you want to escape the crowd, this one is your choice!
The sand here is of a darker, more coarse variety, this is one of the best Gulf of Mexico Beaches.