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Sunsets in Paradise. Walk to beach. Shop & Dine @ St. Armands

Sarasota vacation home with kitchen and patio

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Sarasota, FL, United States of America
9.8.Exceptional.
  • This place is super cute and cozy. It is also a short walk to the beach as well as St.…

    Jul 6, 2020

  • The property was very cute and in tip top shape! Our host was wonderful and available in…

    Dec 29, 2019

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  • 4 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Near the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Heart of Sarasota
  • Lido Beach - 4 min walk
  • South Lido Park - 7 min walk
  • St. Armands Circle - 12 min walk
  • Sarasota BayWalk - 38 min walk
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium - 39 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

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About this home

Please read our reviews. We are owner operators and It’s our goal to make your time at Lido memorable.


If you’re looking for a quiet beach community and an island lifestyle then you’re at the right place. The unit is fully updated and decorated in island style with a very comfortable king size bed, flat screen TVs in living room and bedroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. What’s really nice is at Lido you can park your car and walk (or bike, & bus) as everything you need is nearby. It’s not uncommon for our guests to taxi in for the week.



Like the outdoors? Lido has parks on the north and south end and the kayak park is two blocks away. The beach is a block away and we provide beach chairs, umbrella and cooler. There's bathrooms and snack bar at the beach also.



Hungry? It’s a 5 minute walk to famous St. Armand’s Circle with 15+ restaurants and upscale boutique shopping. Our favorite spots are at Tommy Bahamas restaurant watching the crowds go by while sipping a martini or on the patio at the Columbia with a pitcher of cava sangria made table side. 8th floor Happy Hour at Lido Beach resort is also a great place to meet the locals.



Night on the town? Enjoy beautiful downtown Sarasota’s fine dining, theater, opera, ballet, art galleries, antique shops, and museums or just pass the time while strolling the shops of downtown Sarasota. Longboat key and Siesta Key are minutes away.



Linens, towels, beach chairs, umbrella, and cooler provided – just bring your toothbrush! If you forgot it – ask! We probably have it.



You name it and its nearby - golf, beach, bike, boat, sailing, some of the best fishing, fishing charters, aquariums, museums, shopping, wind surfing, kite boarding, swimming, great walking areas, theaters, opera, and on and on.



Here is a sampling of what's nearby!



•Ringling Museum (John Ringling was an art collector)

•Segway Rentals (fun way to tour the town)

•Selby Botanical Gardens (amazing display of orchids)

•Mote Marine Aquarium (fish lovers place and great for kids)

•Van Wezel Performing Arts Center

•Marina Jacks (downtown on the water restaurant with a nice outdoor bar)

•Ca’ d’Zan Mansion (John & Mable Ringling house)

•Myakka State Park (gators and airboats)

•Busch Gardens (hour north)

•Sarasota Opera (located in the theatre district)

•Kennedy Space Center (nice day trip)



Two hours to Orlando attractions. Minutes to Sarasota airport and 1 hour to Tampa and St. Petersburg airports, parks, museums, sporting events.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Sarasota
  • Lido Beach - 4 min walk
  • South Lido Park - 7 min walk
  • St. Armands Circle - 12 min walk
  • Sarasota BayWalk - 38 min walk
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium - 39 min walk
  • Quick Point Nature Reserve - 40 min walk
  • Marina Jack - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Florida Studio Theatre - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Sarasota Opera House - 3.2 mi / 5.1 km
  • Island Park - 3.3 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ) - 12 min drive
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The manager

Dhey and Cheryl

Speaks: English

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (657 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Near the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Bedroom - 1 king bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender

Dining

  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Books
  • Access to fitness center
  • Near theme parks
  • Kayak on site
  • Hiking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Outlet shopping nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Zoo nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Marina nearby

Outside

  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Beach loungers

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 4
  • Minimum check-in age: 21

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

Also known as

  • Sunshine in Paradise. Walk to the beach at St. Armands

FAQs

  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Crab & Fin (11-min walk), Cha Cha Coconuts (13-min walk), and Blue Dolphin Cafe (13-min walk).
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, fishing, and hiking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, basketball, and birdwatching. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center and a garden.
9.8.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Home

    We've experienced many nice stays in Florida over the years , But our stay at Janice's was literally iceing on the cake, Everything about the unit was amazing, But it was the great warmth and helpfulness of Janice that made everything so wonderful. Thank you

    Michael L., Other trip, Oct 21, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fantastic place to stay!

    Great location within walking distance of the beach. It is very well stocked and the owners are very responsive. Will book again.

    Jennifer C., Other trip, Sep 7, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Ideal location

    Cozy condo very close to a quiet part of South Lido beach and also close to St Armands shops and restaurants (we are at 2 great ones). The condo is very well stocked and spotlessly clean. Beach chairs, umbrella on a pull cart. We spent 3 hours on the beach on all 5 days of our stay. Jan made sure we checked in easily and she was always easily available should we have questions. We plan on returning again later in the year. This place is a special Sarasota gem.

    Ronald V., Other trip, Jun 20, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A 10 from TN

    Owner was very accommodating and just a phone call away if we needed anything.

    Melissa M., Other trip, Jun 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Cute 1 bedroom on Lido

    Very clean and well maintained, has everything you need for a great vacation. Perfect location, and Jan and Chris are great host. Highly reccomend.

    Kim K., Other trip, Jan 10, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A very comfortable stay

    Easy and convenient

    Rashmi S., Other trip, Apr 16, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful property

    We had a great time! Jan was wonderful and always quick to respond. Hope to go back soon!

    Kristen C., Other trip, Aug 4, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful place!

    Nice and clean with great location! Everything you need is provided. Would rent again. Thank you!

    Denis L., Other trip, Jul 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent, will be back

    Jan was easy to communicate. Nice space, parking and close walk to beach. Bring a Roku or Fire stick if you have little kids who like to watch morning cartoons!

    Julie H., Other trip, Jun 22, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful, comfortable and relaxing

    The communication with the owner was easy and pleasant, the condo was gorgeous and had everything we needed plus more. I highly recommend.

    Elson M., Other trip, Sep 15, 2020

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