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Relax, Unwind, and Explore on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Activities and adventures for every age

The Lido Beach Resort offers endless ways to enjoy the beauty and vibrance of Sarasota. Spend an afternoon lounging on our 300-foot white sand beach or by the side of our two Gulf-front swimming pools. You can even keep up with your daily workout at our fully-equipped fitness center or explore the shopping and nightlife at St. Armands Circle. Bean Bag Toss and other games are also available in the Alcove. Our dedicated staff is also ready to make your Sarasota vacation extraordinary with personalized services and recommendations for nearby activities and attractions.

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Sarasota is an ideally located cultural center rich with natural beauty and family-friendly activities. With a prime Gulf-front setting directly on Lido Key, the Lido Beach Resort is just a short drive from many of Sarasota’s acclaimed museums and attractions. Discover the unique masterpieces at the Ringling Museum of Art. Tee off on championship golf courses. Or make new friends at the Mote Marine Aquarium. There are endless ways to enjoy the beauty and culture of Florida’s Gulf Coast; and Lido Beach Resort is just moments from it all.



Explore the Ringling Museum of Art, the Ringling Circus Museum, and the Ca d’Zan Mansion.

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Get to know the undersea world at the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium.

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Play golf at in vibrant courses like Rolling Green Golf Club, The Highlands, and Tatum Ridge Golf Links.

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Peruse the boutiques and galleries on St. Armands Circle in downtown Sarasota.

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Watch major league baseball teams kick off spring training on the Gulf Coast! Catch four teams within an hour of the resort, with the closest team, the Baltimore Orioles, playing just ten minutes away.

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Scuba Diving

Take a scuba diving lesson at Florida Underwater Sports’ high-tech training facility.

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Explore Sarasota’s top-notch fishing scene with Sarasota Fishing Charters.


Meet The Wildlife

Have a family-friendly nature wildlife adventure at Sarasota Jungle Gardens.

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Enjoy a performance by the Sarasota Opera or Sarasota Orchestra.

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Opal Unpacked

Inside the New Sarasota Art Museum

What happens when you turn a historic high school campus into a world-class museum? You get the much-anticipated Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College, which just reopened its doors October of 2020.

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