Rafts bob peacefully on a few lazy waves; bright colored Shovels chisel castles from sand and an occasional kite quivers against an azure sky. This beach is extremely popular with families.
It’s all here!
Plentiful “free” parking, lifeguards, concessions, picnic tables, a playground, showers, restrooms…and… a fenced in community pool (small fee required)… and oh, yes…steps from phenomenal shopping at St. Armand’s Circle!!! Also available from lifeguards: reclining, floating wheelchairs capable of powering through deep sand and water.
Parking is free and plentiful. The Sunsets are Spectacular!
Island rentals abound from luxury resort hotels and rental condominiums to apartment efficiencies and motel rooms. Most have views of the Gulf of Mexico featuring private beaches or beach access. The allure of Lido is not just the pristine beaches but, world-class shopping; Zagat rated dining and Sarasota’s culture and nightlife. BOOK NOW…as this all inclusive heavenly haven is extremely desirable! RECOMMENDED ACCOMMODATIONS
DIRECTIONS: From Sarasota/Bradenton airport, go south on Tamiami Trail (US 41) to John & Mable Ringling Causeway. Turn right (west), go over drawbridge, to St. Armands Circle. Turn right at second street on circle, go 2 blocks to Lido beach, around the bend to a public parking lot on the right.
DIRECTIONS: From I-75, Take exit #210, go west on Fruitville Rd., turn left (south) on Tamiami Trail (US 41). Go to next traffic light, turn right on John & Mable Ringling Causeway. Turn right (west), go over drawbridge, to St. Armands Circle. Turn right at second street on circle, go 2 blocks to Lido beach, around the bend to a public parking lot on the right.