Lido Key is a barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. This part of the island is connected to mainland Sarasota by the John Ringling Causeway. This magnificent island is home to many truly original restaurants and shops that exude a true “Island feel” with an extra touch of class. Lido Key is made up of three different beaches, North Lido Beach, Lido Key Public Beach and South Lido Key Beach Park. Along these breathtaking sugary white beaches, you will find large sand dunes, beautiful native plant life, a public swimming pool, along with countless private resorts. South Lido Beach Park boasts some of ‘Florida’s most beautiful nature trails’ and mangroves perfect exploring on a kayak or paddle board. As of February 2nd, 2016, Lido Beach ranked #3 in ‘Outdoor Activity’ in Sarasota.