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Last Minute Cancellation May 20th Tliving the Dream on Lido I, Short Term Rental

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-14 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1 Bedroom Condo Close The Beach And Short Walk To St. Armands Circle

Be sure to check out our other property 765760 - Living the Dream on Lido Il
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 decorated in island style with a king size comfortable bed, flat screen TVs in living and bedroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. What’s really nice is at Lido you can park your car and walk (or bike) 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.

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.

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.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 650 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom...moreless

  • Sleeper Sofa: 1 queen

    in the Living Room...moreless

  • Completed updated beautiful spacious master bedroom. Island look with king size bed, nightstand, dresser with mirror and adjacent master bath. 40' flat screen TV....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Master bath...moreless


  • Music Library:

    Pandora access through the SONY BluRay player...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Pandora access through the SONY BluRay player...moreless

  • Television:

    Living Room - 48' flat screen TV, SONY Bluray player with internet access connected to Pandora, Facebook, and Netflix....moreless

  • Toys:

    some beach tools - build a sand castle...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Netflix access...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    2.5 miles away. Why leave the island?...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining Area that seats 4. Nice natural lighting. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Yes - this is florida...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Community dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    nope - this is florida. Most likely you left the cold at home...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Nope. Walk the island, walk the island, walk the bridge....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking:

    Parking with an assigned space under cover. 5 guest spots for your jealous friends...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Bring your cell phone - no land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Yes including beach towels ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Community Washer...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    yes - nectar of the gods! Of course Starbucks at st. Armand's Circle is pretty close by and a local hangout....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have all the basics. Ask if you need a special cooking tool....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    yes! no dishwashing on vacation allowed...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with plates, dishes, silverware, pots and pans, coffee maker. All new stainless steel appliances. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave over the stove for those that prefer to cook fast...moreless

  • Oven:

    Stove has an oven. Great for cookies and frozen pizzas....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic condiments - salt, pepper, sugar and some spices. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size Over / under suitable for those who decide to eat in rather than those great restaurants at St. Armands. Ice maker. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Nice flat top stove for those that need it. ...moreless

  • Toaster:



  • Deck / Patio:

    Private covered lanai - great place for end of day cocktails...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks included pending availability and ability to transport to the launch. Kayak launch is down the street - lots of places to rent from. Kayak the mangrove tunnels and watch for manatees. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Nice community seating area to meet the neighbors...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Community pool at the beach. Small entry fee. ...moreless

Building Type

  • Building


from 45 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - May 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2017
5 night min stay
Aug 1 - Nov 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2018
7 night min stay

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2018
14 night min stay

Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2018
7 night min stay

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2018
7 night min stay

May 1 - May 31, 2018
7 night min stay

Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2018
5 night min stay
Aug 1 - Dec 31, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $75


Cleaning Fee $75 in addition

Rates are based on 2 adults, additional adults will be 25.00 extra per adult per night

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Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Lido Beach

    "Lido beach is what's it's all about. From the parks on the north and south ends of the isla..."

  • St. Armands Circle

    "St. Armand's Circle is one of the best known shopping areas in all of Florida. From outdoor ..."

  • Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

    "For the kids! About a mile north on City Island is the local aquarium. Be sure to stop at ..."

  • Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar

    "This is the place to be on Friday nights. Get there at about 8 PM and you'll almot always g..."

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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota Bradenton International
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ritz Carlton Beach Bar
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tommy Bahama
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lido Beach

Car: Not Necessary

It doesn't get any better than this. Located at the last barrier island and within walking distance to St. Armands Circle one of the re-eminent shopping areas on the west coast of Florida. To the north Longboat Key and Anna Maria islands. To the south Siesta and Manasota keys. Downtown Sarasota is only a few miles away. Walk the bridge!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Local couple living the dream on Lido.

Why the Owner Chose Lido Key, Sarasota, FL, USA:
No place better than Lido.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Small beach community with easy access to the great beach, restaurants, arts, and sites in Sarasota.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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  • Bedroom with view of private outside porch

    Bedroom with view of private outside porch

  • Bedroom with king bed, luxury linens, 40' flat screen, walk in closet.

    Bedroom with king bed, luxury linens, 40' flat screen, walk in closet.

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Ground floor and lots of privacy. Outdoor shower.

    Ground floor and lots of privacy. Outdoor shower.

  • Walk to St. Armand's. Lots of shops and restaurants.

    Walk to St. Armand's. Lots of shops and restaurants.

  • St. Armand's circle.

    St. Armand's circle.

  • Two single and one tandem kayak available

    Two single and one tandem kayak available

  • Bathroom with walk in shower tub

    Bathroom with walk in shower tub

  • Relax with your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail

    Relax with your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail

  • Living the Dream on Lido!

    Living the Dream on Lido!

  • Art on the circle.

    Art on the circle.

VRBO #512091

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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