Palm Island is located on Siesta Key
. This island neighborhood is a small enclave of villas within walking distance to Siesta Key’s world famous beach.
Many of the accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals on Palm Island are on the deep water canals and provide boat docks.
Visitors on Palm Island enjoy a laid back Florida lifestyle
with convenient access to Siesta Key Village shopping, cafes, restaurants and convenience stores. The laid back feeling is well reflected in the range of accommodation and lodging. From spacious vacation rental and villa rental options to cozy condo rental choices, visitors will not be disappointed.
Downtown Sarasota is a short drive via the south Siesta Key Bridge.
Siesta Key Beach is central Sarasota's gateway to the glistening waters of the Gulf of Mexico,
an island that combines luxurious amenities with a relaxed vibe that appeals to both visitors and locals. On the east side of this eight-mile long barrier island is Sarasota Bay and Florida's Intracoastal Waterway. It's a scenic trail for boaters interested in exploring the mangrove forests that dot the area, dropping a line or cruising to Sarasota's dockside restaurants and pubs. On the island's west side are Siesta Key's glorious white sand beaches -- ranked number one in the world in 2011 by Dr. Beach -- and the calm waters of the Gulf. Take an early morning walk while dipping your toes in the surf; build sand castles, search for shells and soak up the warm sunshine in the afternoon; then find a comfortable spot in to view the postcard-perfect moment when the sun dips below the horizon and paints the sky in strokes of red and orange.
Siesta Key has a variety of accommodations from the simplicity of a vacation rental to the convenience of a week-long (or more) villa rental. There's an option for all visitors and budgets.
Sarasota has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers, mild winters, and high humidity year-round. There are distinct rainy and dry seasons in Sarasota, with the rainy season lasting from June to September, and the dry season from October to May.
The warm climate helped the Sarasota area become a popular golf destination and sports fishing enthusiasts are attracted to area
because of the amazing bounty of the bay and it was one of the earliest attractions drawing the wealthy as well as the adventurous.
The major airport in the area is Sarasota-Bradenton
International Airport and as city located on the Gulf of Mexico, water transportation is key, The Intracoastal Waterway is a 3000 mile(4,800-km) waterway providing water access to and from the Atlantic coast for tugs, barges and leisure boats.
Visitors will find accommodations, vacation rentals and villa rentals fully equipped and well-appointed to make your holiday thoroughly enjoyable.
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