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Frequently Asked Questions



Our Sarasota Resort is located along a 300-foot section of private beach, less than a mile from St. Armand’s Circle. The property consists of two buildings, three on property dining options, two outdoor heated pools (one adult’s only and the other family friendly), and a jacuzzi.


The 4-story Tiki Building consists of traditional and beach front guest rooms with and without kitchenettes. Please note that all accommodations in the Tiki Building have external entrances.

The 14-story Palm Building consists of Premium King Guest Rooms and studio-style junior suites (which both have kitchens and balconies), as well as one- and two- bedroom suites.


St Armand’s Circle, a prime Sarasota attraction, is 0.7 miles from the hotel. We offer complimentary shuttle service to this well known island shopping center throughout the day.


Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) is about 7 miles from the resort. Tampa International Airport (TPA) is 60 miles from the resort. This hotel doesn’t provide an airport shuttle, but our concierge will be happy to organize transportation for you!


Please click here to see the full list of what’s included in the resort fee.


Valet parking is available for a nightly fee. Please note that Lido Beach Resort is a valet parking only property.


Lido Beach Resort offers shuttle service to and from St. Armand’s Circle from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm.


Our Sarasota resort’s restaurants are open to the public.


Beach chairs at our Sarasota beach resort are first come, first serve. Two beach chairs per guestroom are included in the resort fee. Additional beach amenities, like cabanas and umbrellas, are available for rent through an outside vendor on property.


Coin operated laundry is available in the Tiki and Palm Buildings (complimentary detergent is provided through the front desk). We’d also be happy to arrange dry cleaning services.

For breakfast: Drift Kitchen + Bar

For lunch: Poolside Tiki Bar

For dinner: Drift Kitchen + Bar

For light fare: Poolside Tiki Bar

Dining reservations can be made for dinner only and are highly recommended. Click the Book Now button and select Eat & Drink for availability.

Room service is also available.



Yes, in addition to our two outdoor swimming pools, our Sarasota resort has a Fitness Center complete with strength and cardio equipment so you can maintain your fitness routine on your Florida beach getaway.


There are so many things to do at Lido Beach from traditional water sports like scuba diving and jet skiing to sailing. Our front desk team is happy to help arrange activities for your next Florida beach vacation!


In addition to our private beach, pool, and water sports, Sarasota family activities like the Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Circus Museum, and Sarasota’s Classic Car Museum are just a short car ride away.


Yes, there’s a $30 extra person fee per person, per night after the second adult.


Reserve a room at our Sarasota luxury hotel online or through our reservations department. Already made a reservation? Retrieve your booking details here. For restaurant reservations, click here.

Lido Beach Resort’s cancellation policy varies based on stay date and rate type (for instance an Advance Purchase rate has a stricter cancellation policy than most rates). Our deposit and standard cancellation policies are listed here.




Check into our Sarasota beach resort is at 4pm and check out is at 11am.


Rollaways are available upon request for a nightly fee. Pack and plays, high chairs, and booster seats are complimentary. These amenities are based on availability.


Our pet friendly Sarasota resort welcomes well-mannered dogs weighing 30 lbs. or less. Guests bringing dogs will be charged a $100 nightly fee per pet. Please click here for our full pet policy.

Please visit the links in our footer or contact the reservations department at least 24 hours prior to arrival to purchase a gift card or amenity.


We do! We have a variety of wedding and event venues on property including our Sarasota beach wedding venue. Submit an RFP online through the Gather form via the Book Now button or call our sales department to start planning your Sarasota wedding today!