Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
1540 Ben Franklin Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236

Distance from hotel to town, 3 miles (5 kms). Distance from hotel to Sarasota Bradenton International (SRQ), 8 miles (13 kms).  

The Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach draws its inspiration from the culture, flavor, and style that is Sarasota, Florida, and Lido Key. Just a half-mile from the entertainment and lifestyle center of St. Armands Circle, your well-appointed resort room is near the some of the best the City of Sarasota has to offer.  

Hang out and relax by the Gulf-front resort pool area and drink up the sunshine. Or find a peaceful place to sit and enjoy the warm waters of The Gulf of Mexico on the pristine, white sand beach. From the moment they wake up until the moment they flip off the lights and gaze at the night sky from private balconies, guests enjoy the services and amenities expected of a beachfront resort.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Beach
  • Business Center
  • Cafe ($)
  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Guest Services
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (heated) (2)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Restaurants (2)
  • Sailing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Tennis (nearby)
  • Volleyball
  • Watersports
complimentary WiFi throughout the property. Lounge with live entertainment. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 16 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018-2019 Courtyard/Poolside - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, including infants.  

• Gulf Front - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, including infants.  

2019-2020 Non View Room - 4 adults.  

• Courtyard/Poolside Room - 4 adults.  

• Gulf Front - 4 adults.  

Non View Room, the casually comfortable accommodations surround you with the subtle colors of Florida. Guests can spend the day wind surfing, playing beach volleyball, swimming in the Gulf of Mexico or one of the outdoor swimming pools. Plus, the pleasures of outdoor dining are virtually right outside your door.  

Courtyard/poolside Room, The casually comfortable accommodations surround you with the subtle colors of Florida. With your choice of refreshingly different points of view (Courtyard or Poolside), they can offer you the perfect beachside getaway.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds. View: Gardens or Pool.  

Gulf Front, (YUI) The casually comfortable accommodations surround you with the subtle colors of Florida. With your Gulf Front view they can offer you the perfect beachside getaway.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

All accommodations include: hairdryer, shower, room service, telephone, coffee maker, iron, air conditioning, refrigerator, safe (in accommodation), , crib (on request), ironing board, bathtub, rollaway bed (on request): ($) and radio.  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Sandcastle Pool Bar, Because it is difficult to leave the beautiful beach and pool area for refreshments, the Pool Bar is open from 11:30am until dusk daily and serves cocktails and a light menu.  

Sandcastle Coffee Shop, serves breakfast a la carte daily, as well as a breakfast buffet during resort season and the busier times.  

• Enjoy traditional fare such as steak and eggs, omelets, Belgian waffles and fresh fruit plates. For lunch, they offer sandwiches, entrees, appetizers and a "lighter side" menu. Both meals are served indoors or outdoors on the Floridian Sidewalk Cafe.  

Candlelight Restaurant And Lounge, During the evening, relax with a cocktail in the lounge and enjoy a masterfully prepared meal in the Candlelight Dining Room. The diverse menu and daily specials will please guests with even the most discriminating of appetites.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

2018-2020 Resort Fees and Inclusions:  

• Travel Dates: 05/01/2018 - 04/30/2020  

This hotel has a per room, per night, plus tax resort fee.  

• The fee will be charged at guest check-in. Resort fee includes:  

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• Self parking  

• Wireless internet  

• In-room bottled water  

• In-room coffee  

• Shuttle to St Armands Circle (8:30am-10:00pm)  

• Bicycle use (3-hour maximum)  

• Beach chairs (two per room) and towels service  

• Daily newspaper  

• Self-serve coin laundry  

• Access to exercise room  

• Use of lobby business kiosk  

• Unlimited local & toll-free calls  

• Courtyard, pool deck & beach games  

Please note rates and inclusions subject to change.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Ringling Museum  

• Selby Botanical Gardens  

• St Armands Circle  

• Van Wezel Performing Arts  

• Myakka River State Park  

• Busch Gardens  

• Jungle Garden  

• Mote Marine Aquarium