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Siesta key vs Lido

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Siesta key vs Lido

I'm finding myself torn between the 2. Do we bite the bullet and stay at Lido beach resort(1800 - 2200)? Is it worth the price? Or spend much less on an airbnb (840 and has been newly renovated in 2017) that is half a block to the beach and the money we save by doing this we could splurge on other things? The airbnb is on siesta key. Do we need to be beach front to get a good experience on either key? TIA

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1. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

My husband and I are taking a trip to celebrate our anniversary. We are both in our early 30s.

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2. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

If you are going to take a beach vacation, you should stay by the beach.

There are many options. How many nights?

I answered your PM...waiting for more info.

Siesta Key is a younger crowd vs. Lido.

Do you need a full service resort or will a condo do?

~SRQgirl

Edited: 08 June 2018, 15:26
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3. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

Hi SRQgirl. I checked my inbox but it's empty for your message but it's empty 🤔 Is there another place to check?

We are staying 3 nights 4 days.

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4. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

A condo would work.

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5. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

It was posted..perhaps it is at the bottom of your message to me.

Siesta Key:

Crescent Towers has studio units on the beach...they may rent for less than 1 week.

Palm Bay Club will rent for 3 nights.

Tropical Beach Resorts..short walk to beach no roads to cross.

Capri Inn or Twin Palms..short walk to beach

Sandbox on the Beach...2 blocks to Siesta Village

Siesta Sands on the Beach...next door to Sandbox...less expensive

There is a free trolley to get around Siesta Key. Siesta Breeze...

www.visitsarasota.com

You will need a car to get here from the airport.

~SRQgirl

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6. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

Between these 2 places which would be your recommendation? They both seem to be located in the same area.

Crescent towers pool side or airbnb https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18213030…

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7. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

Crescent Towers..

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8. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

Crescent towers is my favorite for the ground floor walkout Beachfront rooms.

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9. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

Would you still choose crescent towers with a poolside room?

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10. Re: Siesta key vs Lido

Same beach. Look at the interior of each unit...they are condos and have different furnishings.

Not far from Crescent Plaza where there is dining etc.

~SRQgirl

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