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“Relaxed Beach”
Review of Lido Beach

Lido Beach
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

I visited this beach twice during my recent trip. The sand is really soft here, so it makes for a great walking beach. It has a very gentle slope walking in, so its easy to get in the water, even for the someone that has some mobility issues.

One of the days I went, the water was really calm. On that day we swam, and had a great time. On the second visit the water was really choppy, a little too much for us to swim. Plus the water close to the shore was so full of kelp that you couldn't get in without it wrapping around your legs. I don't know if its there all the time, but during both our visits there was a huge sandbar that stretched from the beach to about 1.000 feet out. So on the day it was too choppy to swim we went out on the sandbar and looked for shells sweeping in. Water was deep enough to sit in and it came up to our busts. Plus you could sit on the side of the sandbar and hang your legs over.

Overall its a great beach. The only thing missing is there isn't a boardwalk or any restaurants and shops to access from the beach. And from the area we were in there wasn't any restrooms or shower huts. There were a couple of showers on the street as you leave, but they didn't do much.

1  Thank Karen S
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

Huge beach, kept in very nice condition and relaxed atmosphere. No toilets close by but there are a lot of shops and cafes/restaurants just 5 min walk away. Nice beach destination in Florida.

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Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is easily the best beach I've ever been to in Florida. It was even better than Bavaro beach in Dominican Republic. It has incredibly clear turquoise water and white baby powder sand that will make you feel new again. You can walk out onto the sand bar and see sting rays and sand dollars. We took a little trip from Anna Maria Island and discovered this beach on the last day of our trip. It was by far the most incredible and I wish we could have stayed just one more day.

1  Thank Danielle19828
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Reviewed June 14, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to Lido. It's a narrow beach, meaning that it's just steps from the parking lot to the sand. Actually very convenient when carrying items to the beach. Right off the parking lot there is a concession stand, a very small gift shop and restrooms. There are chairs and umbrella for rent. I noticed there was a sign saying to go to the gift shop to pay. If your feet a sensitive, it might be wise to wear beach shoes. Although there were many shells on the wayto the water, the sand was rather soft underwater. The water was nice and warm. The waves were shallow, so it was easy to get in and out. In fact there were several parents ushering the toddlers.

3  Thank travelon2468
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Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Perfect Beach for kids. Mine ages 7 and 13 found lots of shells and sand dollars. The water was really shallow today in the area we were in. You could walk out to the buoy and be about waist deep.

2  Thank Cbboggs
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