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Lido Beach

Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
+1 941-306-6653
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Clean, quiet beach in Sarasota

Lido Beach in Sarasota has soft white sand and warm, clear gulf waters. The beach offers free and... read more

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Jim C
Nice Beach

My family and I arrived in Sarasota after 5 pm and wanted to go to the beach right away, so we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BroderickSantiago
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Mableton, Georgia
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (82 reviews)
“white sand” (62 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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Reviewed today

Lido Beach in Sarasota has soft white sand and warm, clear gulf waters. The beach offers free and abundant parking and a snack stand with a broad assortment of food and drinks. Chair, umbrella, and board rentals are also available. There is a pool located...More

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I arrived in Sarasota after 5 pm and wanted to go to the beach right away, so we chose to go to Lido Beach since it was the closest to our hotel. The beach was beautiful. Easy parking.

Thank BroderickSantiago
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked a room for a couple of nights so our granddaughter could enjoy the beach. Unfortunately, the beach was miserable because of the red tide. We had to drive to Longboat Key for the clean, clear beach.

1  Thank Joanne S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lido Beach is a beautiful beach and it’s very family-friendly. There are numerous beach access points however you should be cautioned that parking is limited and if you don’t get there early will be forced to park quite a distance from the beach.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Very calm beach not a lot of people when i went sooo it was even more relaxing. Gorgeous sunset. Nice walkways to get to beach. Cool white sand. Thankfully I didn't see much litter which made me so happy. Enjoy the fresh air.

1  Thank Samantha M
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 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

2  Thank JBG1
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 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 12 April 2018

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.

Thank David L
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 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 24 March 2018

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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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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