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Lido Beach

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Address: Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
Phone Number: 9413066653
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We stopped here to see where my wife had lived for a number of years it was a nice day to start with and we left before the rain came in, this happened while we were driving along... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MartyandAmy
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to see where my wife had lived for a number of years it was a nice day to start with and we left before the rain came in, this happened while we were driving along long boat key.

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful beach to walk and enjoy life. Close to St. Armand's and fun to shell search. Go you won't be disappointed! Get there early for parking.

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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Away from the maddening crowds of Siesta Lido is a delightful, uncrowded beach just off St. Armonds. Nice snack bar and the beach is small and never crowded The tourists don't know of this place SHHHH

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Virginia
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place to stay and visit. Truly paradise. Any picture you take will look like a post card. Very peaceful and quiet beach. You do not have to fight for a spot on the sand.

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biscuit2006
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see a sunset, but with approaching tropical weather off the coast of Florida, it wasn't possible on this trip. Usually agreat place for awesome sunsets.

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Orlando, Florida
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273 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is excellent public access to most parts of Lido Beach. It is actually large enough that there is a North and a South beach. The North is in a area where there are a lot of houses and condos. The South beach is in a county park and there is more natural area around the beach. The beach wraps... More 

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A week at lido in August is hot but we like the lack of crowds, clear calm water, and clean beaches- We prefer natural beaches and were surprised at the lack of trash commonly found at public beaches. Sand was fine grained an comfortable underfoot. Plenty of parking This is more of a family beach than anything else Wish dogs... More 

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Ripley, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Peaceful, relaxing, serenity...that is definitely what you will find when you come to Lido Beach. Along with an amazing assortment of shells!! ❤️

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Manchester, Ct.
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

A block from St Armands circle, almost a hidden gem, free parking, great place for the kids, relaxing quiet atmosphere, great for strolling and looking for the perfect shell, waves were fairly gentle which was good for the chidren, made some great sand castles

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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Water is the best I I've seeing in the USA. A lot of algae, very crowded, but I spent most of the time snorkeling and looking at the little fishes near the shore.

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