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Beautiful, clean and convenient for families w kids

This was not our first time here...probably it was about the hundredth, but I wanted to share my... read more

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Bradenton, Florida
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Great Weekend Beach visit

Really nice beach. The free public parking is a bonus even though we had to park on Presidents... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fishers, Indiana
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was not our first time here...probably it was about the hundredth, but I wanted to share my experiences. This beach is definitely the best with kids. The shore is not too wide, so if you need anything from the car, you don’t have to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice beach. The free public parking is a bonus even though we had to park on Presidents Blvd and walk 10 min to the beach. Facilities are clean and very family friendly. We walked down to the sand bar and saw schools of fish...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lido Public Beach is beautiful and was uncrowded later on a Friday afternoon when we visited. Points for a very large parking lot with plenty of parking that is free which we are not accustomed to in other places south of there on the Gulf....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank luvmyvacays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After being to beaches in California recently, being family friendly is very important to us. This beach hit the mark. It is very clean, waves are calm and most of all the people that go there were all very friendly. We felt safe the entire...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 804michaelr804
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very maintained sandy beach and is great place to be with family, Perfectly suitable for a long walk, building sand castles...very shallow beach that 5 years can safely place. we also got see 100's of stingrays around sunset time by the beach, where water...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ram_Sharma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is our third year staying at a hotel across the street from this beach. You can walk for over 3 miles on clean white sand, There is a tikka bar on the beach which in nice for food and drinks. Went there several nights...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lois L
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Visited with friends and took a walk on Lido Beach. It is a rather large beach...much distance between the road and ocean. Beach sand is very white. The beach is very clean.. Beautiful view. Will go again! (No red tide at end of January 2019)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DavidB19922014
Reviewed 3 February 2019

I truly like going to Lido Beach because it’s quiete, not too crowded and very clean. The water is beautiful as well as the sunset!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GiselaP371
Reviewed 18 January 2019

The Grands like the nice white sand and soe shell collecting on this fine beach. January so parking was just steps from the beach entrance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brice G
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Sadly, the red tide is back along Sarasota & Manatee beaches. The water looks like crap and if the wind blows from the west with any surf you will have trouble breathing. Sarasota just had a big sewage spill adding to this problem. When will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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11 January 2019|
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Response from Hillman213 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, yes ma’am?? But if I remember right, they fill up pretty fast so I would suggest bringing your own chairs or blanket just in case?!! You can never be too careful?
5 September 2018|
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Response from JBG1 | Reviewed this property |
They are pretty tight on everything in this area did not specifically see a sign but saw no dogs either.
Rosalie P
10 August 2018|
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Response from kingshearer080 | Reviewed this property |
As of now red tide is no more. City have done a fantastic job in clearing up the dead fish. Such a shame for the wildlife, but birds are returning which is a great sign.