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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach 3.0 -Star Hotel
(formerly The Helmsley Sandcastle)
Sarasota, Florida
Kids Welcome
8 miles from Sarasota/Bradenton airport
 

With a storybook seaside setting on a 600-foot strand of private, white sand beach, Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. Here you'll be treated to thoughtful touches, such as a morning newspaper, free WiFi and a small in-room refrigerator for chilling beverages and snacks. Enjoy outdoor dining for both breakfast and lunch or participate in personalized sailing lessons through the hotel's recreation staff. The hotel is within easy walking distance of popular St. Armands Circle, home to shopping and entertainment attractions.

Amenities - Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

179 Rooms, 2 Heated Swimming Pools, Private Beach, Golf (Nearby)*, Tennis (Nearby)*, Handicapped Rooms Available, Non-Smoking Rooms Available, Daily Newspaper, Parking, WiFi, Laundry Service*, Ping Pong, Shuffleboard, Volleyball, Gift Shop, Business Center, Meeting and Banquet Facilities, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Beach Cabanas*, Bicycles*, Beach Loungers.

* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.

Room Categories and Descriptions - Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Room amenities include air conditioning, coffee maker, in-room safe, hairdryer, mini-fridge, iron/ironing board, morning newspaper delivery and WiFi.

Children Policy: Up to 4 guests in a room, no age break.

Courtyard/Poolside - Bedding includes two double beds or one king-sized bed. Some rooms have a balcony.

Gulf Front Room - Work table, 2 easy chairs, semi-private balcony or patio with 2 chairs and a table. Bedding includes 2 double beds.

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

Restaurants and Bars - Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Sandcastle Coffee Shop - The coffee shop serves breakfast a la carte daily, as well as a breakfast buffet during season and our busier times. Enjoy traditional fare such as Steak & Eggs, Omelettes, Belgian Waffles and fresh fruit plates. For lunch, the shop offers sandwiches, entrees, appetizers and a "lighter side" menu. Both meals are served indoors or outdoors on our “Floridian Sidewalk Café.”

Candlelight Restaurant and Lounge - During the evening, relax with a cocktail in the Lounge and enjoy a carefully prepared meal in the Candlelight Dining Room. The diverse menu and daily specials will please even the most discriminating appetite.

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 daily until dusk, serving cocktails and a light menu.



Location of Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Resort Rating Key
6-Star Resort Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
5-Star Resort Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)
4-Star Resort Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
3-Star Resort Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
2-Star Resort Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)
1-Star Resort Very limited appeal