Photo Credit: Robin Draper.
Deep blue wave mid-break on Siesta's sand.

Water Sports: Siesta Key

Adventure-seeking visitors to Siesta Key don't have to look far beyond the beach for an adrenaline rush.

Adventure-seeking visitors to Siesta Key don't have to look far beyond the country’s No. 1 beach for an adrenaline rush. If you ever tire of the relaxing sands and swims, don't pack up. You can hop on a jet ski, go parasailing or wrangle a boogie board, and even bring the whole family out on a boat. It's time to get a different view of Siesta Key--from the water!

CB's Saltwater Outfitters

CB's Saltwater Outfitters
CB's Saltwater Outfitters

CB's Saltwater Outfitters, located at 1249 Stickney Point Rd., is a Siesta Key bait and tackle shop offering up boat and jet ski rentals.

Jet ski rentals are available by the hour and boat rentals are available by the half day (four hours) or the whole day (nine hours from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.). Rentals include pontoons, deck boats, center consoles and runabouts, with half day prices ranging from $99-$225 and full day prices ranging from $149-$275, depending on the size of the boat.

Boats are reserved for the bay, while jet skis can go in the Gulf. Jet skis leave from CB's Siesta Key location and boats can be taken out right by the Stickney Point Bridge.

For more information on pricing, rules and things you need to know, visit CB's website.

Whether you choose to fly, ski, paddle, boat or even just splash around, you'll enjoy the view out on the water on beautiful Siesta Key Beach.

Siesta Key Watersports

Siesta Key Watersports helps you take in a fun, new view of the key with its jet ski rentals and parasailing.

Enjoy parasailing, jet skis, boat rentals, private boat charters, sunset and dolphin watch excursions and even fishing charters. Siesta Key Watersports USCG certified parasail boats and master captains provide safe, fun for all ages parassailing experiences and have been for over twenty years. Rise about the Siesta Key waters on up to 1200 feet of line, two to three at a time.

Jet ski rentals are offered for all ages and Siesta Key Watersports has twenty Yamaha three-seaters in their fleet. Their boat rentals are not restricted to the intracoastal so you can take them wherever you'd like till almost sunset. The business offers a nightly sunset cruise and dolphin watch boat tour, which departs about an hour before sunset and lasts about two hours, complete with complimentary beer and wine. If you prefer to charter a boat during the day, a captain and boat can be provided and you can tell them where to head. Go shelling, sightseeing, or check out secluded beaches and islands.

Make reservations online and get more details at their website.

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