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Living The Dream On Lido II, short term rentals

Bedrooms 1
Space 585 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Close To The Beach And St. Armands

Be sure to check out our other property 512091- Living the Dream on Lido I


Please read our reviews. We are owner operators and live nearby. It’s our goal to make your time at Living the Dream on Lido memorable. We meet all of our guests on arrival to make sure everything is perfect – we appreciate your business.


If you’re looking for a quiet beach community and an island lifestyle than 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 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.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

About Jan

Local couple living the dream on Lido. We've been coming here (Lido) for years and decided to make it our home. Chris was born in Florida and Jan's a NJ transplant. We hope you enjoy the island!

Jan purchased this condo in 2015

Why Jan chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Relaxing beach community. Close to everything and you never need to leave the island. Great neighborhood and everyone's friendly.

What makes this condo unique

Small beach community with easy access to the great beach, restaurants, arts, and sites in Sarasota. It's stuck in time a little bit but that's what makes it unique.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Lido Key in the Sarasota

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 585 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Nice sized bath that has been fully updated. Separate vanity area.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Completed updated beautiful spacious master bedroom. Island look with king size bed, nightstand, dresser with mirror and adjacent master bath. 40' flat screen TV.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

Living The Dream On Lido II, short term rentals
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews

Great location, clean, nicely decorated...all you can ask for in a vacation rental.

  • 5 of 5

This condo is very convenient to the lido beach and St. Armand's circle. It is tastefully decorated and clean. Easy booking with quick follow up by the owner/property manager. Janice was great to work with and followed up to make sure we had everything we needed. I would stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A super holiday in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The Condo was well appointed with all you require for two weeks holiday. Tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Beach chairs & umbrella provided, bikes also, if required. 5 minute walk to a beautiful beach and 10 minute stroll to Armand Circle, were you will find many restaurants and shops. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners, Janice & Chris. Janice was always on hand if we needed any local information, very friendly & couldn't do enough for us. This was one of the best places we have been to in Florida & we will definitely return in the future. Many many thanks. Barbara & Geoff Bemmer

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect everything!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying in this condo, and we will absolutely be returning again! You will not find better hosts than Jan and Chris. They have thought of everything, making you feel right at home. The beach is only a few blocks away, and restaurants and shops are only a bit farther. Lido really is paradise, and staying here is truly Living The Dream On Lido!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Jersey


  • 5 of 5

Perfect! Convenient, quiet, clean, safe, friendly. We had an awesome time. Janice was great. Her hospitality, kindness, generosity & attention to detail was beyond awesome. Nothing was overlooked. She thought of everything.

We will be planning a return trip before the end of the year.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer glad you had a good time hope to see you again
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Keene, New Hampshire

clean, modern, welcoming, peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained, very comfortable bed. Quiet Lido neighborhood one block to beach. Foliage, birds, I love Lido Key.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, Chris and I really appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your stay
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Where do you live?

Comfort and convenience

  • 4 of 5

A great place to stay, all you need for a comfortable visit to such a lovely area. I will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pamela I'm glad you were comfortable with the condo. Thank you for the beautiful words you wrote in my guest book
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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
"Great botanical garden in teh heart of downtown Sarasota"
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
"For the kids! About a mile north on City Island is the local aquarium. Be sure to stop at ..."
Anna Maria City Pier
"Great lunch spot on the water"
Mediterraneo Restaurant
"Good local Italian restaurant"


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in the Lido Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
8 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £57.98

$75.00 cleaning fee, taxes are included. Rate is for 2 adults, $25.00 a night extra per each adult

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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