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South Lido Park

2201 Ben Franklin Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Incredible Mangrove experience

Probably the best mangrove experience kayaking I have had anywhere. I showed up at the park at 3:30... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grover R
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Pensacola, Florida
Sunrise and Sunset Views

If the pounding in your heart responds to the beauty of relaxing by the ocean. This little park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eadyesimpson
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Evansville, Indiana
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“strong currents” (10 reviews)
“bay side” (11 reviews)
“southern tip” (8 reviews)
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2201 Ben Franklin Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best mangrove experience kayaking I have had anywhere. I showed up at the park at 3:30 and was able to get a kayak for 90 minutes and see nearly everything. The mangrove tunnels are the highlights but paddling around Otter Key at dusk...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If the pounding in your heart responds to the beauty of relaxing by the ocean. This little park down the way from Lido Beach Resort is great. The turtles also nest here.

Thank eadyesimpson
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Well maintained park with water access, clean beaches, interesting plants, mangroves, trails, and clean bathrooms. What more should we expect?

Thank yyyzzz_utah
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Secluded park with plenty of parking. Don't vist Lido Beach without a trip to this area. Private beach on the Gulf and inlet waterway. We watched a sunrise over water from the Inlet side and sunset over the Gulf in the same day

Thank Oneanddone19
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I thought this beach by far was the best beach in Sarasota. My family and I are from Chicago and we love coming to Sarasota for the beaches. I know Siesta Key is supposed to be the number 1 beach but it is too crowded...More

Thank Bears_Fan773
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I used to live there and only went there once. I went back to visit this past March and visited again. Now I remember why I never went. Nothing special, garbage all over the place. Save the trip and go to Siesta Key public beach...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lido Key is connected to the mainland of Sarasota, FL by the John Ringling Causeway Bridge. St. Armand's Circle, an International Shopping area, is your first stop! Lido Key has one main Street , called Benjamin Franklin, that connect the two public beaches at the...More

Thank carolynthepilot
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Loved this place. Beautiful sunsets and the beach is very pretty. Lifeguards on duty. Shallow water way out ....

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

One of the best beaches on the golf. Great place to swim, fish. sunbath , just relax. Everyone should not miss this place.

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Very nice beach, clean with soft sand and some shells. Water is clear. Mix of families, locals and tourists of all ages.

Thank Week25
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sandy s
19 July 2017|
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Response from tjla4752 | Reviewed this property |
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Shirley E
23 May 2016|
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Response from Düsseldorf | Reviewed this property |
Leider kein Kayaking, no kayaking. Die Strömungen in die Bucht hinein können gefährlich sein. Schwimmen hier ist untersagt.
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