North Lido Beach
North Lido Beach is located on Lido Key, one quarter mile northwest of St. Armands Circle, off of John Ringling Blvd. The beach is easy to get to and very private. Please note that there are no lifeguards on duty at this beach and the currents are very swift.
South Lido Park
South Lido Park is located on Ben Franklin Drive at the southern tip of Lido Key. The park is bordered by four bodies of water; The Gulf of Mexico, Big Pass, Sarasota Bay, and Brushy Bayou.
The southern beach portion of the park offers views of the skyline of downtown Sarasota and the gulf. It features a picnic area shaded by Australian pines.
At a separate facility at the north end of the park, visitors can enjoy a nature trail which includes scenic overlooks and boardwalks.
Lido Beach is located on Lido Key, one half mile southwest of St. Armands Circle, on Ben Franklin Drive.
The beach's amenities include:
Handicapped accessible observation deck
Cabana Beach Rentals
Parking for 400 Cars