Sunshine and Sand Hidden Treasures Siesta Key Gift Shop

Nothing says Southwest Florida more eloquently than local items and souvenirs with a cute beachy theme or humorous saying. That’s what Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures is all about. This delightful gift store is packed with original high-quality items that you won’t see anywhere else. The owner, Dawn, is keen to source items that are affordable, tasteful and totally unique. 

Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures an affordable assortment of unique and handcrafted Siesta Key, Florida gifts and souvenirs as well as local art and coastal-themed home decor. Must Do Visitor Guides |

Eco-Friendly Gifts and Hidden Treasures

Many of the products at Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures were made with the environment in mind, making them useful and mindful gifts to give. You’ll find T-shirts made from recycled plastic bottles and bags designed for re-use to cut down on the mountains of harmful plastic waste piling up in landfills every year. Reef-safe sunscreen by Raw Love protects the sea from harmful chemicals.  

The shop patronises suppliers that choose to care for the environment and give back, adding a feel-good factor to your shopping experience. Many “products with a purpose” can be found in the store and their profits support good causes tackling hunger, breast cancer and women’s empowerment.  

Unique Gifts and More at Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures in Siesta Key

Located in Crescent Plaza on Midnight Pass Road on south Siesta Key, Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures has an assortment of beach and coastal themed souvenirs and one-of-a-kind must haves that are perfect for giving (or keeping for yourself!). Helpful staff is always on hand if you need suggestions. Prices start from just a few dollars, so it’s easy to pick up everything you like and tuck them away for future gifts. 

Novelty items include socks with cute sayings on them – perfect for the hard-to-buy-for men in your life. They make a nice change from T-shirts, although the shop has those too! You’ll find greetings cards and note pads, practical home items, towels, oven mitts, clothing, jewelry and even novelty gum. Capelli straw hats and visors for the beach are perfect for travelers as they roll up neatly for packing. 

Jewelry lovers will adore the range of bracelets, bangles, earrings and pendants by Lizzie James, all neatly laid out in a flowing display chest. Swarovski crystals provide a touch of bling to contemporary jewelry items and make a much-appreciate gift. 

Local Items at Sunshine and Sand Hidden Treasures Gift Shop

Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures prides itself on stocking locally made and sourced items. After all, that’s what souvenirs from Siesta Key are all about. You’ll find a range of handcrafted items, jewelry and beautiful art work from local artisans as well as cards, gifts and more. 

If you’re looking for something memorable to take home from your Sarasota, Florida vacation, this is the place to source a local painting or beach novelty to remind you of your stay. From mermaids to mimosas (stop by for a free one on Saturday mornings!) Sunshine & Sand Hidden treasures has it all!

Sunshine & Sand Hidden Treasures Siesta Key Gift Shop. Unique Gifts, Souvenirs, Local Art, Jewelry, Home Decor.

Written by: Gillian Birch | Author Website

Gillian Birch is a freelance travel writer and, whenever possible between trips, she enjoys life in Florida. As the wife of a Master Mariner, she has traveled extensively and lived in some exotic locations all over the world, including the Far East and the Republic of Panama. Describing herself as having "endless itchy feet and an insatiable wanderlust", she continues to explore Florida and further afield, writing about her experiences with wonderful clarity and attention to detail. With a diploma in Journalism from the BCJ, she has published several travel books and ebooks, all available on Amazon under her name. Formerly the Florida Editor for BellaOnline from 2011-13, Gillian is an active member of the International Travel Writers' Alliance and the Gulf Coast Writers' Association, and an enthusiastic guest blogger for Must Do Visitor Guides. Learn more about her writing as YourTravelGirl at: and follow her blog around the world at