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South Lido Park

2201 Ben Franklin Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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little bit of everything

End of the road,going from intracoastal waters to the gulf. Quite area,play ground,exercise... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
redpony
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Deltona, Florida
Great escape if you want to avoid crowds

Compared to the more popular Siesta Key, this place has more trees for shade and less people, you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kelleygirl2
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Sarasota, Florida
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“bay side” (11 reviews)
“southern tip” (8 reviews)
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2201 Ben Franklin Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Reviewed 3 days ago

End of the road,going from intracoastal waters to the gulf. Quite area,play ground,exercise trail,plenty of parking. Has nice shaded picnic areas with grills. Also large bathrooms with showers.

Thank redpony
Reviewed 3 days ago

Compared to the more popular Siesta Key, this place has more trees for shade and less people, you might even find a parking spot! There are rest room facilities, picnic areas and places to fish or kayak.

1  Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Careful the current can be strong, keep an eye on the kids. Lesser crowds make that easy.... clear beautiful water and the nearby showers make this spot one our favorites... lots of starfish if you look!

1  Thank Richminor
Reviewed 1 week ago

People from all over the world come to the Gulf for white sandy beaches. Plenty of room to find your find your spot, soak up th sun and enjoy the water.

Thank TourMedellin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to spend an afternoon by the water. There are restrooms and picnic tables and a boat ramp. Great sunset views!

Thank 00kimba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your in Sarasota Florida and are looking for a place to picnic , check this place out. It has many picnic tables and grills , a playground for the kids, walking trails and beaches. There is a side of the park to pull your...More

Thank gra567
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beach with good shelling. Super clean facilities. Nice benches under shady old trees.Not crowded. Highly recommend

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

At the furthermost tip of Lido Key one will find South Lido park. Easily accessible via bicycle, auto or bus. Seldom crowded. Quiet, peaceful. A beautiful place to view the Sarasota sunsets!

Thank John B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The beach was nice - relatively uncrowded, a bit of seaweed in the water but not bad. We had a nice time relaxing and swimming here.

Thank MomofShadow
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I love this park. Picnic tables, trails, beaches, clean facility. Big old trees provide lots of shade- a wonderful view of Sarasota bay. Lots of wild life (a family of Racoons live there)- bar b q pits, picnic tables and a super clean restroom with...More

1  Thank Marianne C
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Shirley E
is there kayaking there
23 May 2016|
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Response from Düsseldorf | Reviewed this property |
Leider kein Kayaking, no kayaking. Die Strömungen in die Bucht hinein können gefährlich sein. Schwimmen hier ist untersagt.
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