Located on five acres of beachfront property on Lido Key, a barrier island located off the beautiful gulf coast of Florida, a short three miles from downtown Sarasota over the new John Ringling Causeway. Lido Key is well located, with quick and easy access to the Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, just one hour south of Tampa or north of Fort Myers. Accommodations include 222 one and two bedroom suites, kitchenettes, and deluxe guest rooms. Each of our 12 room styles have a tropical island decor and include a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, individual climate controls, ceiling fan, direct dial data port telephone with voice mail, 25 or 32 inch cable tv, in room safe, two closets, and electronic keyless entry.Guests can enjoy our two full service restaurants, the Lido Beach Grille (breakfast, dinner and Sunday brunch) and Cafe Lido (grab and go breakfast, lunch, and dinner). There is no better way to end your day than watching a breathtaking south Florida sunset from our beachside tiki bar or enjoying the nightly live entertainment at Lido Beach Grille Lounge.Our gazebo and garden area centers around a 10,000 gallon reflecting pond with two waterfalls and a hand painted mural. Soak up the famous Florida sun and enjoy our two beachside heated pools and 3 Jacuzzis, or a game of beach volleyball.Complimentary shuttle service is available to the renowned shopping and dining district of St. Armand's Circle. The 3,000 square foot Royal Palm Ballroom is the center of the resort's flexible function space. The ballroom can be divided in to either 3 or five smaller spaces, which together with the three boardroom style rooms can accommodate functions both large and small. A more casual atmosphere with spectacular views of Lido Beach and Gulf Coast's fabulous sunsets can be found in the 1750 square foot Sunset Terrace. All meeting space is equipped with wired ethernet as well as wireless high-speed internet access, variable lighting systems, built in audio components, and individual climate controls. Extensive audio / visual equipment is available upon request. A full service catering staff and an award winning Executive Chef compliment every function.