Lido Key is an ideal destination for those longing to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily urban life. This sub-tropical island key is the perfect place to relax with your favorite libation and watch the waves roll in.
If you are planning a visitor's vacation, you can choose to rent a vacation home or a condominium, or you can rent a room at one of the fabulous hotels that are strung along the shoreline. By the end of your stay, you may find yourself browsing sale listings or even chatting with an agent while you cruise avenue streets with visions of your next abode or permanent vacation home. A life of reduced stress, environmental, and noise pollution is a very tempting proposition indeed.
Lido Key is home to many enticing attractions and activities that both visitors and residents adore. The Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and the Mote Marine Aquarium are optimal choices for nature lovers who would like to take an entertaining stroll, and the Ringling Museum of Art is sure beget lifelong memories of a chuckle or two.
St. Armands Circle is known as a continental marketplace with a perfect synthesis between the past and the present. The unique "island setting" location of St. Armands Circle, which nestled between the Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico proffers a choice of vistas from the Grecian inspired ambiance of the terraces that surround the marketplace. St. Armands circle maintains a calendar of exciting events, from art festivals, to holiday-themed events; and even spectacular car shows that showcase the latest automotive wonders and fine antique jewels of the past.
The Sarasota Opera House and the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center offer evenings filled with lovely music and song, and the Florida Studio Theater and the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall offer fun and intriguing dramas that fill the nights with thought provoking stories.
Mostly, what you will find at Lido Key is peace and quiet. The enormous blue skies embrace endless ocean panoramas; and the songs of gulls and exotic native birds waft through the fresh ocean breezes along with smells of sumptuous freshly caught seafood dinners offered in the restaurants and diners that are dotted along the shoreline. Lido Key is a place to just let it all go, relax, and move at your own pace.