Looking for a change in your ordinary workouts? Hit the beach! Playing beach sports is one of the best workouts because you'll sweat more and encounter resistance moving around in the sand. Also, you can take a dip in the ocean afterward to cool off! From beach volleyball to swimming, there are plenty of ways to exercise under the sun, and we know the best spots to play beach sports in Sarasota.

Siesta Key Beach

As the number-one beach in America, Siesta Key is a fantastic choice for playing beach sports. The shore provides a perfect place to take your morning jog or run because it goes on for miles and the sand is firmer than other beaches, which also makes it ideal for beach volleyball. This beach has a few nets towards the entrances, and there's always a game going on that you can join.

Venice Beach, Florida

If you're looking to do yoga on the beach, Venice Beach is your best bet because they have morning classes when they weather is cooler. All you need to do is grab a mat and join the class! These yoga classes are free and suitable all ages and skill levels. There are volleyball nets at this beach as well if you like to move around a bit more.

South Lido Beach

Lido Beach is a great option for playing beach sports because, like Siesta Key, the shore makes for great running but is less crowded. You can also gather a group of friends and play ultimate frisbee here as this beach has huge, open spaces. 

Longboat Key

Another spacious beach is Longboat Key, so it's a great place for a game of football, frisbee, or catch. This beach is also exceptional for swimming with its blue, refreshing waters.

Regardless of your workout style, these four beaches provide everything you're looking for when it comes to beach sports in Sarasota.

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