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South Lido Park

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Address: 2201 Ben Franklin Dr., Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
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Bay and Gulf beaches

Great location for nature lovers, stroll the beach or take a walk under the Australian pine trees (Casuarina). You have the options of full sun or shade. Benches, pick nick tables... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Great location for nature lovers, stroll the beach or take a walk under the Australian pine trees (Casuarina). You have the options of full sun or shade. Benches, pick nick tables and grills are available for your enjoyment. New restrooms are a great addition to the park. One beach has large waves, no swimming due to undertow and around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

lido beach is a beautiful beach very quiet and clean perfect for spending time with your honey. Also the area is very uppity nice stores and plenty of restaurant's. Go for it you wont regret it...

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

great place to bring family, lots of shade, picnic tables and grills, just bring the charcoal and food. The restrooms are always clean. Gulf on one side inter coastal on the other, best of both worlds

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Tampa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The south lido park has been updated and is a great area for families and beach lovers. Perfect for a bbq. Kids play area with swings and jungle gym. Nice wooded area walk where you often see Sarasota wild life. Nice renovated bathrooms and changing area. Worth the trip!

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Sarasota, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Quite, shade-filled, and beautiful, South Lido is the place to go for "those in the know" in Sarasota. The beaches here are certainly a hidden gem. However, those who've been here any length of time will also know to avoid the place like the plague during holidays, as the area is inundated with other locals who normally do not frequent... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I find it a big bonus when you don't have to spend hours trying to find somewhere to park up. At South Lido Park, there is ample parking, maybe with the exception of at the busiest times of the year. There are modern restrooms and somewhere to get changed and BBQs in the park if you wish to use them.... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Nice pine trees, shade or sun, and toilets close by. A wonderful place to picnic and hang out with friends. On the bay side, we found star fish. It was wonderful.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

There are picnic tables and grills, lots of shaded area, and beautiful beaches. The new rest room is clean!

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Sarasota, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is our favorite place to be with picnic tables, grills, very, very clean and close bathroom facilities. A stroll through the trails will make you forget you are on an urban island.

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

whether its a paddle board or a kayak, it's a great spot. There;s restrooms & a fresh water shower/hose to rinse after you explore the mangroves and the beautiful scenery.

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Address: 2201 Ben Franklin Dr., Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota

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