Situated in a prime location on Lido Beach, offering an idyllic 600 ft. stretch of natural white sand beach by the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach Sarasota prides itself on providing a first class level of service. Thoughtful, personalised touches include a complimentary daily morning newspaper and a small fridge, ensuring beverages and snacks are chilled for your satisfaction. Guest rooms are also tastefully furnished in a Floridian style and offer comfortable accommodation.

The resort also provides a wide selection of recreational pursuits to enjoy, including two pools, volleyball, shuffleboards, sailboats and aqua-cycles.

Choose to dine at the Sidewalk Cafe or at the pool bar where you can enjoy the pleasures of outdoor dining. The Coffee Shop has an a la carte menu of traditional local food. The Candelight Lounge Bar and Restaurant provides the ideal setting for enjoying an aperitif before savouring a delightful meal.

Sarasota is considered the cultural centre of Florida and Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is perfectly situated from everything the area has to offer. Great shopping and fine dining venues can be found at St. Armand's Circle and Downtown Sarasota. Visit the John and Mable Ringling Museum or partake in golf, tennis or fishing activities, which are all within close proximity.

Accommodation details


1540 Ben Franklin Drive
Lido Key
FL 34236

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 15:00
Normal Check-out: 11:00


0.6 mi / 0.9 km from city centre

Room types and facilities


Sleeps 4, Bed Type: King(s) or double(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Television


Sleeps 4, Bed Type: King(s) or double(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Television

General facilities

  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Business center
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Coffee shop
  • Exercise gym
  • On-Site parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet services
  • Ironing board
  • 2 Restaurant
  • 2 Pool
  • 2 Lounges/bars
  • Pool Bar
  • Room service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Shop
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevators
  • Live entertainment

Other facilities

• Gulf front rooms have semi-private balconies facing the beach

• Volleyball, shuffle board, ping pong, giant chess and watersports available.

Dining information

• The Coffee Shop inside the hotel is open daily for breakfast and lunch. It provides a breakfast buffet and a la carte menu of traditional local food.

• The Candlelight Lounge Bar and Restaurant is open for dinner, serving drinks and an a la carte dinner every evening.

• For those wishing to eat outdoors the Sidewalk Cafe serves breakfast and lunch every day on an a la carte basis.

• There is also a pool bar open daily from 11:00 until sunset where you can enjoy drinks and light snacks.

Additional information

Guests can enjoy:

• Free WiFi throughout the property

• Free beach chairs

• Free local newspapers

• Free parking on site

• Unlimited local toll-free calls

• Access to 24-hour business centre

• Fitness centre

• Two bottles of water per day

• Use of bicycles for upto three hours per day

• Shuttle service to and from St Armands Circle.

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