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“Enjoy the beach....with easy parking and lots of room!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lido Beach

Lido Beach
Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
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Ranked #13 of 130 Activities in Sarasota
Type: Beaches, Gear rentals
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Sarasota, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
43 attraction reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Enjoy the beach....with easy parking and lots of room!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Best of the Sarasota beaches as it offers Siesta's white sand with much more parking and not all the traffic. Concessions are available and plenty of room to do whatever you please!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“Secret”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Lido Beach is the best of the three Sarasota beaches because of the traffic; or I should say LACK of traffic. The road less traveled.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Drove from Kissimmee to Sarasota (approx 1 3/4 hrs) today to see the beaches. Lido Beach is beautiful. White sand and small shells. Nice and relaxing and not crowded.

Visited February 2013
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“Best beach ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

If there was a Michaelangelo of beaches, this would be it. Not particularly sure why, in fact, the more I read that the less sense it makes, but just forget about it and just pay attention to the fact that this is a good beach.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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“Nicely kept but very busy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Decent facilities, plenty of parking, nice sand and a pretty town. However, even on a weekday in the middle of the winter, this beach felt very crowded. I still much prefer AnnaMaria Island.

Visited January 2013
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