Lido Key

Lido Key is one of the barrier island's in the Gulf Of Mexico in between Siesta Key and it neighbour the more well know Longboat Key. Just minutes drive from Sarasota and the fashionable shops, cafes and galleries of renowned St. Armand's Circle. Beaches include, North Lido Beach which is a good beach of white sand but care must be taken as there are strong water currents. The second Lido Beach is about half a mile from St Armands and has an array of beach facilities including rest-rooms and gift shop. Finally the South Lido Park which has a beach at it's southern end with terrific views over donwtown Sarasota. This park has a wide variety of amentites including picnic areas, nature trails and a playground for the children.