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our favorite hotel and beach.

this is our third year staying at a hotel across the street from this beach. You can walk for over... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lois L
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Walk on Lido Beach

Visited with friends and took a walk on Lido Beach. It is a rather large beach...much distance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Uniontown, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank BT V
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing Day in January on the beach! Everbody in a great mood for New Year's Day! Kids cl imbing trees and people in the water. Honorable mention to Darlene and the Lido Beach Concession / Shop.....need a quick / emergency beach supply?! They have reef...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank onaimission
Reviewed 26 December 2018

This beach was destroyed with the hurricanes. It is now as beautiful as ever. Small waves for the beginner surfer. Beautiful water. Great place for shellingwalk out a short distance to the other side of the sand bar and find shell treasures.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank kbauer414
Reviewed 14 November 2018

My first time at this beach and it will not be the last. We found a parking space close to Armands circle and we had a great day. We went to the beach before and after lunch, convenience for everything. The beach lovely we can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tomas C
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We are always open to fun new adventure. Get out of the house and car..Go live a little ..Give Life A Chance!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best beaches in Florida!!!!!! It is pretty quiet and clean and very nice!!!!! It is my wife’s favorite beach of all!!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Hillman213
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11 January 2019|
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Response from DivaGma |
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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.