Lido Key Vacations Blog

Find the Best Happy Hour Deals at These Lido Key Restaurants

man and woman smiling as they cheers

If you’re searching for a luxurious and welcoming location for your next trip to Florida, settle down on the shores of Lido Key! This island paradise is one of the most underrated Florida vacation destinations, offering up beautiful shorelines and […]

Read more

Tired of the Sand? Check Out These Awesome Parks to Explore Near Lido Key

park walking path

When planning a Lido Key vacation, you’re in for a treat! This destination is one of the most welcoming and luxurious destinations in Florida, offering breathtaking white-sand beaches, delicious local seafood, unique shopping opportunities, and so much more. Plus, our […]

Read more

Best Places to Take Your Pooch During your Lido Key Vacation

woman and dogs at foot of bed

This year, forget boarding services or dog sitters and bring your entire family on vacation with you! Our Lido Key pet-friendly rentals are an ideal option for your vacation getaway. You’ll find there’s plenty of pet-friendly Lido Key opportunities, either […]

Read more

Adrenaline Enthusiasts Will Love These Lido Key Watersport Adventures

man taking a selfie while up in air parasailing

When you’re planning a Florida vacation, you’re probably thinking about spending lots of time on the beach. On Lido Key, you’ll be able to experience some of the most beautiful stretches of shoreline that the Sunshine State has to offer! […]

Read more

July 4 Events and Activities in Sarasota and Lido Key

people waving flags and blowing bubbles on the beach

We need no reminder that 2020 was a challenge. But with a big summer planned, visitors the world over are ready to celebrate big, boldly, and with all the friends and family they can. It is time to have an […]

Read more

Best Open-Air Shopping and Malls in Sarasota

Aerial view of Sarasota Florida and sunset over city

When you’re staying in Lido Key, there is no limit to the number offun activities that you can experience. You can spend your days soaking up the sun on the beach, you can enjoy mouthwatering seafood at one of the […]

Read more

Best List of Things to Do with Kids on a Vacation in Sarasota, Florida

family of four sitting on beach watching ocean

Planning a vacation with your family can be stressful since you’re likely looking for a place with tons of activities for kids and adults alike to enjoy. Look no further than Sarasota, Florida! There are countless Sarasota things to do […]

Read more

Where to Grab Coffee and Breakfast During Your Lido Key Vacation

coffee and croissants

When you’re on vacation, it’s important to start your day off right. Getting a great cup of coffee or a delicious breakfast before a big day ahead can set your tone for the entire day! Luckily, there are tons of […]

Read more

How to Spend 48 Hours in Sarasota, Florida

overview of sunset setting over Sarasota FL

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 […]

Read more

Where to Satisfy That Dessert Craving in Sarasota

display of gourmet desserts

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 […]

Read more

Tour the Most Popular Attraction in Sarasota – The Ringling Museum

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 […]

Read more

The Most Exceptional Local Restaurants on Longboat Key

three women in a restaurant on Longboat Key

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 […]

Read more

Where to Ride Bikes on Lido Key and the Sarasota Area

woman riding her bike on the Lido Key bridge

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Complete List of Best Florida Golf Courses Near Lido Key and Sarasota

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 […]

Read more

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

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 […]

Read more

Lido Key Fishing Charters and Fishing Seasons

man fishing off a boat in the Gulf

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 […]

Read more

Most Famous Restaurants in Downtown Sarasota

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

How To Be a Good Neighbor on Lido Key

lido key rental sign

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 […]

Read more

The Best Arts and Cultural Attractions in Sarasota

mother and daughter in a sarasota museum

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 […]

Read more

Where We Love to Shop in Downtown Sarasota

woman in shoe store

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 […]

Read more

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

Girl meditating on the beach in Lido Key

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 […]

Read more

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

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 […]

Read more

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. […]

Read more

Contact Us

Lido Key Vacations
5111 Ocean Blvd. Suite A
Sarasota, FL 34242 USA
VRMA Member

Email Sign Up

Part of the Your Vacation Group

Your Vacation Logo