Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

3.5* out of 5 stars

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is an attractive 4-star resort located on a stretch of the majestic Lido Beach in Sarasota. Conveniently close to important destinations such as Tampa and St Petersburg, this hotel is a fantastic base for exploring the rest of west Florida.

Featuring a gorgeous private beach where to enjoy water activities such as kayaking and windsurfing and two oversized swimming pools, Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach will help you to make the most of the all year round warm and sunny weather. There are 4 room categories, please be advised that the North side rooms have no view.

There are two dining options at Sandcastle Resort, plus a coffee shop open seasonally serving breakfast and lunch. Shopping and entertainment are located at St Armands Circle which is a short stroll away, however a courtesy shuttle is also provided

Please note: This hotel has a resort fee of $14 per room per night, payable by the guest on arrival. This includes two beach chairs per room, Wi-Fi, access to fitness room, bicycle hire and parking.



Standard Room

Casually comfortable accommodations surround you with the subtle colors of Florida. With your choice of four refreshingly different points of view (Northside, Courtyard, Poolside and Gulf), we can offer you the perfect beachside getaway.

Junior Suite

Junior suites include a plush king bed, spacious dining area, hot tub, and kitchenette area including coffee maker, mini-refigerator, and microwave.

Two Bedroom Suite

Two-bedroom suites include all of the junior suite amenities, with a king bed in one bedroom, two double-sized beds in the second bedroom, an office room with a queen-sized sleeper sofa, a large dining area, 2.5 bathrooms, and a private patio.


  • Accessible Rooms & Facilities
  • Beach
  • Beachfront Location
  • Onsite Shop
  • Pool Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Safe
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink

Candlelight Restaurant and Lounge

This restaurant/lounge hosts casual dining nightly. Specialties include filet mignon, salmon, chicken, snapper, grouper, and crab cakes.

Sandcastle Pool Bar

Located poolside, this bar offers sandwiches, specialty cocktails, and soft drinks. Open mid-morning till dusk (weather permitting).