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“If you like rocks”
Review of Lido Beach

Lido Beach
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Sarasota, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
206 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“If you like rocks”
Reviewed January 31, 2012

It is pretty and there is plenty of parking but a lot of the beach is composed od small pebbles.

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Relaxing!!”
Reviewed January 25, 2012

We stayed on Lido Key and walked to the beach everyday!! It is so relaxing and refreshing, the waves are awesome. We watched 2 sunsets and seen God's wonderful handywork!! It was so pretty!!

Visited January 2012
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
222 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
“Awesome-- stay away”
Reviewed January 23, 2012

I almost hate to review this beach. It was wonderful, and I don't want to attract more visitors. I was there during our wonderful January weather and it was a great day, with great weather, and surprisingly, not crowded. Most everyone seemed to be driving and walking around St. Armands, which is walking distance from the beach.
The beach is very wide, and it goes on for quite a while without high rises and condo residents watching you. The area is very, very clean. Parking wasn't too difficult to find, and free. At first you see parking on the street, but there is another public parking lot a little further up on your right if you keep driving. I did see a pool, but I did not check it out, so honestly, I do not know if there are fee's, or a membership required to use it. There is a bathroom nearby. There is food available, but as mentioned, there is an abundance of restaurants within walking distance of the beach parking.
If you are looking for a beach experience on the Gulf of Mexico, this is one of the better ones, for sure. But please, stay away, so for those who us who have discovered it, can enjoy it in peace. :)

Visited January 2012
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Naples, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Beautiful white sand beach”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

Lido is among the most beautiful white sand beach in Florida. Unlike East coast beaches, it is uncrowded even during high season.

A good place to stroll, enjoy the sunset and relax.

Visited January 2012
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Florida
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Great sunsets”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

Right down the key from St. Armends circle. Take a short drive after shopping on the circle. Most don't get this far.

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