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Address: Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
Phone Number: 9413066653
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Beautiful Beach

We didn't believe anything would match up to Miami South Beach but Lido Beach in Sarasota is a very close thing. Apparently Siesta Key is the best in the area but Lido provided... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We didn't believe anything would match up to Miami South Beach but Lido Beach in Sarasota is a very close thing. Apparently Siesta Key is the best in the area but Lido provided use with a fantastic few days of fun and relaxation. The Beach is everything you would expect, a beautiful wide stretch of soft white sand with lots... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We were there in the middle of the week and it was not crowded. The water was warm and clear and the sand soft and white. We stayed across the beach so did not have to worry about parking but the beach seems to have less parking space for public access. Compared to Siesta key beach this beach is definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Never been on a beach as white. Beautiful beach and warm water sea as its facing the Gulf of Mexico. Must be there to believe it. Will be going back. If its for a relaxing holiday this is the place to go!!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We parked at a public beach access after dinner and walked on the beach, picked some shells, got our feet wet and enjoyed the ocean. Was a great experience and will be back when I'm in town!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The sand is white and the water is clear. The water is a beautiful green tone. You can see the bottom. There is a great concession stand with great food, restrooms and a gift shop. Loved it!

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Davenport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The beach is always beautiful. They have a concession stand there that sells food, beer, drinks etc. Also has a store next to the concession stand that has towels, toys, floats, sunglasses, to any need you left at home or interested in purchasing for the heck of it while on vacation. The strip has a lot of nice shops and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My kids brought their snorkels and we had a great day watching fish around the rocks. There was no trash and the bathrooms were clean. Free parking, too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Loved this beach! Soft, white sand beach was cool under my feet. Short walk from the parking lot to the ocean. Clean restrooms and snack bar on site. Pool is also available, but who wants to swim in a pool when the gulf is right there?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The beach is clean and the water is very nice. There is food and the restrooms are spacious and clean. The parking is free and on a week day in July it was fairly easy to find a spot.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The beach was pretty and we enjoyed the private beach being a Ritz Carlton patron. The water isn't as clear as Destin and there was a lot of seaweed. Sand isn't as soft as Destin and lots of shell pieces on the shore.

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Address: Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
Phone Number: 9413066653
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota

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