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Lido Key is located on Florida’s Gulf Coast and is part of the Sarasota area.  Only an hour’s drive south of the Tampa Bay area, Lido Key is the perfect spot for a vacation or a weekend get-a-way.

Lido Key is boasts three wonderful beaches each with its own personality. To the north and famous for its seclusion, North Lido Beach is a great place for a quiet walk on the beach or the perfect place to work on your tan while enjoying that best seller book you have been meaning to readLido Beach.

Lido Beach is a favorite among locals and visitors.  Served by lifeguards, Lido Beach is popular with beach lovers who enjoy the sugar white sand, plenty of free parking, restrooms, picnic tables and more.

South Lido Beach is the third of Lido Key’s beaches and is a great place to get back to nature.  South Lido Park and Nature Center offers visitors’ nature trails to explore, picnic areas, kayaking and canoeing.  South Lido Beach is a popular family picnic area with its shade trees, grills, restrooms and more.

Lido Key boasts some of the most luscious beaches in the world, but that’s just the tip of the sandbar. Lido Key has an incredibly laid-back vibe and offers a variety of accommodations. Plus, it’s an easy walk to St. Armands Circle where you will l find amazing boutiques and eateries.

The circle is a strolling-shopper’s paradise with more than 130 stores. Its flavor is distinctly continental, with courtyards and patios scattered among lush tropical growth and antique statues. You can feast by candlelight in a gourmet restaurant, eat outside or cuddle up in a cozy café. If you are hungry or thirsty Lido Key and St. Armand’s Circle offer locals and visitors alike plenty of choices to satisfy any taste.

Lido Key is accessible from Sarasota to the east by using John Ringling Boulevard and from the north by traveling south from Longboat Key.  Just to the east of Lido Key is world famous St. Armand’s Circle and its upscale shops and restaurants.


If you are planning to stay on the beach, Lido Key has plenty of hotels, resorts, vacation rentals and small “Old Florida” motels and cottages to choose from.  No matter what your taste or the size of your wallet there is some place for you to stay on Lido Key.

The Lido Key Vacation and Travel guide has been designed to help you plan the perfect trip to Lido Key.  We have listed accommodations, restaurants, things to do and shopping opportunities on and near Lido Key.  Be sure to check out our special travel deals which will save you time and money.

Lido Key is also home to the world famous St. Armands shopping district. Referred to as St. Armands Circle, this high end shopping and dining area is home to some of Florida's finest stores and shops. St. Armands is also famous for its wide variety of restaurants from up scale gourmet to laid back Florida beach style taverns. Click here to find out more about St. Armands Circle.

Lido beach - Review of Lido Beach, Sarasota, FL - TripAdvisor
This is the beach my wife and I got married on and we still visit all the time, nice and quite, or if you want a bit of noise you can hit the two beach bars, the only ... Read more

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Lido Beach Resort carves new niche for beach dining
The Lido Beach Resort plans to leave an even bigger footprint in the sand in 2013 while taking beach dining to the next level with its “Over the Top, Down in the Sand” experience.
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