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How to Spend 48 Hours in Sarasota, Florida

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If you want to explore the incredible city of Sarasota, Florida, you don’t need a huge, week-long vacation.In fact, you can fit in many of the best sites in the area in just 48 hours! Does it sound impossible? With […]

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Where to Satisfy That Dessert Craving in Sarasota

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For your next vacation to Lido Key and Sarasota, be sure to spendsome time discovering the best local restaurants, bars, and cafes. At the end of a meal, when you want to satisfy thatsweet tooth, here are a few of […]

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Tour the Most Popular Attraction in Sarasota – The Ringling Museum

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Lido Key, Florida, is the ultimate vacation destination when you’re seeking out a relaxing and luxurious getaway. This little slice of paradise is full of breathtaking white sand beaches, countless restaurants featuring fresh seafood, fascinating historical sites, and so much […]

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The Most Exceptional Local Restaurants on Longboat Key

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Your next trip to Lido Key is sure to be one you never forget! Lido Key is an incredible vacation destination where you can simply relax and leave your worries back home. No matter what you’re interested in doing, from […]

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Where to Ride Bikes on Lido Key and the Sarasota Area

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Lido Key is known for its wide variety of outdoor activities, from watersports to golfing to hiking and more. If you’re looking to enjoy nature and get some exercise all at the same time, why not go cycling? It’s a […]

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Lido Key Yacht Charter Rentals for an Elegant Adventure

Many of the best Lido Key things to do center around the water. Whether you choose to spend your days lounging on the beach, kayaking around the area, or parasailing above the waves, you simply can’t have a complete Lido […]

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Complete List of Best Golf Courses Near Lido Key and Sarasota

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If you’re planning a vacation to one of our Lido Key rentals, you’ll need to set aside some time for the area’s many activities, like shopping, biking, dining, and golfing. Golfing is one of the area’s favorite pastimes, and people […]

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Sarasota’s Snowbird Season – Things to Do and Events You Won’t Want to Miss

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When the winter months roll around, many people dislike having to suffer through the frigid temperatures. That’s why Florida sees a flock of snowbirds coming to enjoy their holiday season in the warmer weather. This year, why not plan to […]

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Lido Key Fishing Charters and Fishing Seasons

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Lido Key offers so much to do, from the incredible beaches to the mouthwatering seafood to the breathtaking nature all around you. But what if there were one activity that combined all three of these features? There is! Fishing in […]

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Most Famous Restaurants in Downtown Sarasota

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While you’re vacationing in Lido Key, you’re likely going to want to sample some of the best cuisine in the area. No matter what you’re in the mood for or how much you’d like to spend, your ideal restaurant is […]

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Lido Key vs. Longboat Key – Where Should You Stay on Vacation?


While there are plenty of great destinations in the area, many people find themselves torn between Lido Key or Longboat Key. When you’re planning a vacation to South Florida, it can be hard to determine where exactly to stay. In […]

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How To Be a Good Neighbor on Lido Key

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Lido Key, FL, has long been a popular vacation destination, and we love offering a special experience to our guests. We want to be great neighbors on Lido Key, treat you like you’re our neighbor, and encourage you to be […]

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The Best Arts and Cultural Attractions in Sarasota

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If you are planning an upcoming vacation to the Sarasota area, there’s so much more to do than lounging on the beach. Of course, you should take some time to enjoy the Florida sunshine, sample some fresh local seafood, and get […]

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Where We Love to Shop in Downtown Sarasota

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Your trip to Sarasota and the surrounding area is sure to be full of fun on the beach, beautiful natural sites, delicious seafood, and so much more. But while you’re here, you have to make time for shopping! Whether you’re […]

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Yoga on Lido Key Beach and Other Ways to Work Out on Vacation

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Just because you’re headed on vacation doesn’t mean you have to give up your workout plans! While it can feel hard to stay active when you’re away from home, Lido Key is the perfect place to get your exercise while […]

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How to Work with a Property Management Company – A Guide for Lido Key Vacation Rental Owners

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You’ve been thinking it over for a while, and now you are seriously considering hiring a property management company for your Lido Key vacation rental. Handling rentals on your own is a huge task. It is especially daunting if this […]

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COVID-19 Response & Commitment

We are experiencing extremely high call volumes. Cancellation requests and requests for additional information are being answered based on each reservation’s date of arrival. With this in mind, we are prioritizing guests with arrival dates within the next 30 days. […]

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Best Places to Kayak on Lido Key

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The beautiful island of Lido Key has a long history as being one of the most desirable vacation spots in Florida. With miles and miles of bright blue ocean mixed with a uniquely luxurious, cosmopolitan lifestyle, it’s easy to see […]

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Enjoy a Romantic Beach Vacation on Lido Key, Sarasota, FL

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With its sparkling blue beaches, its breathtaking sunset, and its impeccable restaurants and bars, it really is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway. Here at Lido Key Vacations, we’ve compiled a potential itinerary for the ultimate romantic day in […]

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St. Armands Circle Italian Restaurants

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St. Armands Circle is home to delectable food, from the top seafood restaurants on Lido Key to delicious Italian food. If you’re searching for restaurants in St. Armands Circle, FL and are in the mood for Italian cuisine, these three […]

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How to Get to Lido Key

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With a variety of stunning beaches and things to do in Lido Key, the area offers everything you could want in a Florida beach vacation – minus the crowds. Situated north of Siesta Key and west of downtown Sarasota, Lido […]

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How Far is Lido Beach From Siesta Key?

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Sarasota’s stunning coastline is dotted with a series of barrier islands, known as “Keys.” While there are quite a few Keys to visit, Lido Key and Siesta Key are of particular note. You’ll find luxurious homes and vacation rentals on […]

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Best St. Armands Circle Events You Won’t Want to Miss

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St. Armands Circle is the place to be for magical sunsets, entertainment and delicious food. The area offers the appeal of a beach town without the crazy party scene that accompanies most cities in Sarasota. Lido Key rentals offer a […]

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Modern Soul Boutique is One of the Best Lido Key Shops in St. Armands Circle

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Ready to go on a little shopping adventure? Lido Key has some delightful and cute boutiques for you to explore. So make sure you grab a little shopping money, plot out your spots, and see all the best shopping of […]

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Sarasota’s Best Marina – Marina Jack on Sarasota Bay

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Sarasota Bay is simply beautiful. And with the many spectacular seafood restaurants, relaxing sandy beach spots, and family-friendly live music, there’s a lot to see and do as you traverse the bay. Most of the action is right at Marina […]

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