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Lido Beach

Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
+1 941-306-6653
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Just a drive through visiting the area

Only drove through it whilst staying at Siesta Key but sufficient to see it was an okay sort of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JBG1
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Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Paradise on Earth

Beautiful beach any time of the day. It truly is Paradise on Lido Key. Lucky to stay right across... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kingshearer080
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Northumberland
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (82 reviews)
“white sand” (60 reviews)
“siesta key” (104 reviews)
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Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
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+1 941-306-6653
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"nice beach"
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"white sand"
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"siesta key"
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"favorite beach"
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"concession stand"
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"public pool"
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"armand's circle"
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"sea shells"
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"snack bar"
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"south end"
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"plenty of free parking"
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"gulf of mexico"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only drove through it whilst staying at Siesta Key but sufficient to see it was an okay sort of holiday destination. All the usual offerings that a place with bayfront would offer. All the resorts in this area are much the same but with a...More

1  Thank JBG1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach any time of the day. It truly is Paradise on Lido Key. Lucky to stay right across the street from the beach at Lido Dorset condominium rentals, absolutely fantastic . Clean and everything you could want in friendly rentals with beautiful pool. Recommend...More

Thank kingshearer080
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great beach, white sand, sea is warm. We easily found parking just a couple of hundred yards away. Will certainly be visiting again on our stay in Florida.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lido beach is beautiful- on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico - beautiful turquoise water. Sand is soft, but very shell filled by the waters edge - be careful walking. The city does an excellent job of keeping this beach clean!

3  Thank sharking
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lido beach is beautiful -- white, soft sand -- beautiful blue water where you can watch the fishies. If you go to Lido/South Lido, there are restrooms and snacks. North there is not. Lots of seashells. Not a lot of parking. Fairly crowded because the...More

6  Thank cynssmith
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lido beach is very beautiful and a hidden gem of Sarasota I would say. It is perfect for relaxing and listening to the ocean waves, sounds of seabird. Plenty of free parking spots at the beach. St Armands Circle is close to the beach where...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to escape winter! We came to Sarasota for 10 nights and drove over to Lido beach to swim and sunbathe. Wonderful!! Plenty of parking and a great beach gift shop with clean restrooms and a food pavilion. Beautiful 🏝 Beach!! I can’t wait...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Lido Beach is a beautiful, well-kept beach. There is plenty of room to just sit back and relax. The beach was clean and the clientele respectful. There was a plenty variety of seashells to pick up and walking along the shoreline was beautiful and calming....More

Thank Rachael W
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely. A gulf view room is a must. Holiday Inn does a wonderful job of offering an affordable stay in a great location.

1  Thank Janet N
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

There was plenty of parking, bathrooms and food available. The beach was just steps away from the parking but if you want to avoid the crowds you need to walk down the beach a little ways, when we were there anyway. Now we have been...More

Thank colormeelmo
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mary44442018
19 January 2018|
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Response from Gwen W | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Lido Beach Resort, chairs are included on the beach without having to rent
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