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Great place for fishing and a short hike!

Went there as a family for some fishing, then hiked the walking trail back to a beautiful little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nate B
Lovely, not crowded, not impossible for rollators

We went for a lovely breakfast at the beach. Paved parking close to beach made it accessible as did... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sarasota, Florida
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2201 Ben Franklin Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there as a family for some fishing, then hiked the walking trail back to a beautiful little beach. Can be crowded sometimes so choose your time wisely. No admission cost, but also no swimming because of currents. Great little playground for the kids and...More

Thank Nate B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went for a lovely breakfast at the beach. Paved parking close to beach made it accessible as did the picnic tables in the pines. Was ideal for a group. Some walked around the end of Lido Key, others puttered at this beach and those...More

Thank MadagascarJoan
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the prettiest beach area. I love to come and watch the sunsets and bring a picnic and bottle of bubbly. No glass on the beach, so pour before in a beach friendly container.

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We were unlucky to visit Sarasota on a week when the beaches were closed due to red tide. This was no-ones fault but we were frustrated that the Lido Key public swimming pool was closed during its advertised opening hours on Friday 17th August without...More

Thank Geddescc
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Beautiful beach for relaxation and for some amazing family photos. The red tide issue sort of ruined a much better time but besides that its a beautiful place to visit.

Thank nyc2fl2018
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great Beach with white sand, the sunsets are amazing. The water is beautiful, bathrooms are clean. I would definitely come back.

1  Thank yolanda a
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Does South Lido Park have a pavilion? If not, does anyone know where there is a pavilion in this area? Thanks so much!

Thank Susy S
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Unfortunately right now much of the sand has been washed away but the beach is a short walk from parking and is usually not too crowded

Thank Karen S
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This is the place tobe if you have smaller chldren. The beach waves are usually low and the water can be very shallow for a long ways out. The water seems crystal clear on most visits..I have lived in Florida all of my life (60+...More

1  Thank ShadyHonyBee
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Most of the beach has eroded. Typically the beach is wide and walkable but most of it is gone. It is not passable in several areas.

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Jessica S
August 30, 2018|
Response from nyc2fl2018 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately yes it is.
June 13, 2018|
Response from jennstar79 | Reviewed this property |
Sunrise to sunset I believe.