February 7, 2018

One of the great things about boating in and around Siesta Key is that there are numerous places along the water where you can grab a cold beer or tropical drink and a bite to eat. No matter where you find yourself a great waterside restaraunt or tiki bar is likely not...

December 1, 2017

Its officially Christmas time on Siesta Key. One trip down Midnight Pass Rd after sunset and you will have no doubts that the Christmas season is in full bloom with much of the stretch lit up in celebration of the holiday season. Key Life Charters was very proud to be...

May 2, 2017

A favorite past time of many guests we take out is collecting sea shells. There are so many and such a variety of shells along the shoreline of the beaches and sand bars throughout this area! Many guests get lost in the time while they take a slow stroll at the waters...

March 2, 2017

The waters of Sarasota and the various keys boasts an incredible number of dolphins. On a recent visit to the Mote Research Aquarium I learned there are over 170 resident dolphins of the Sarasota Bay area. Dolphins can be spotted almost anywhere and at anytime around t...

December 26, 2016

One of the great things about Siesta Key is the absolute abundance of things to do. If you live here or are just vacationing one thing is for sure, you will not be bored! One of the many activities that takes place is the weekly drum circle at the public beach. Every S...

December 20, 2016

Yesterday my wife and I went on a nice long bike ride with some friends and absolutely loved it! We left our house on the key, and after meeting up with the others made our way over to City Island for a cheeseburger at the "World Famous New Pass Grill". 

What it made th...

December 18, 2016

Siesta Key and the surrounding area have some excellent places to try out snorkeling! The most popular spot by far is the point of rocks which is just south of crescent beach. It is a natural limestone formation that you can easily wade out to get to. The gradual slope...

December 17, 2016

The village of Siesta Key is well known to be a local hot spot for live music. A short walk from one end of the village to the other and you will encounter numerous musicians, be they part of a band or playing solo. You can literally walk just out of the range of sound...

December 16, 2016

The great thing about this part of Florida is the opportunity it gives to experience the abundance of wildlife that exists all around. Dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, fish and birds of all kinds are just a few of the critters you will see in and around the Sarasota ar...

December 13, 2016

Although the water can be a little chilly this time of year boating in December could not be better! Temperatures so far this month have hit an average high of 77 degrees with little, if any cloud cover, making for beautiful days on the water. Wildlife viewing has been...

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