Lido Key Vacation Rentals

Our returning customers have been booking rentals on Lido Key with us for 15 years! Our discriminating customers do not use generic travel or private owner sites as they want the best rentals with all the protections and guarantees they are used to. Our luxury accommodations are managed by local professional managers on call 24/7 assuring a seamless and memorable vacation experience.  Dont leave your dream vacation to chance! Call your local Emerald Kite agent today. 

Explore Lido Key

  • Lido Key Luxury Vacation rental homes
  • World Class Lido Key beaches
  • Lido Key Beach
  • Lido Key Vacation Condos
  • Lido Key short drive over bridge to Sarasota
  • Sarasota is a 5 min drive to Sarasota
  • Sarasota Rentals
  • St Armands Circle for dining & Shopping on Lido Key
  • Sarasota Operah House
  • Sarasota Ballet
  • Lido Key Sarasota
  • Lido Key accommodations with Pools
  • St Armands Circle for fun night life
  • Lido Key Florida
  • Free Island Trolley

Choose from Lido Key Condos and Private Vacation Homes

We take pleasure in providing the largest selection of Lido Key vacation rentals available weekly and for long term stays. Our luxury  vacation homes offer the best in interior quality and location and options range from one bedroom vacation condos to sprawling eight bedroom homes on the bay. All Lido key vacation rentals are located within walking distance of St Armand’s Circle. Our local destination agent will delighted to assist with accommodation options on Lido, Longboat Key , Sarasota and Siesta Key.

St. Armand’s circle provides a unique dining shopping Plaza appeal similar to those found in the outdoor café style Plazas of Italy and Paris. Only a short walk from Lido Beach the “Circle” offers visitors a wealth of exquisite dining experiences. Cuban, French or Italian whatever you’re in the mood for, you will find it, and more. Additional first rate dining is available on Longboat Key a mile from the circle or drive into Sarasota to enjoy one of the cities’s many first-rate dining establishments.

Your vacation to Lido Key will not be complete without a visit to St Armand’s Circle. In between dining at one of the many fine dining restaurants Lido is a great place to place to shop and people watch. This Ritzy, European style out door plaza provides a wealth of designer shops, art galleries, specialty shops and high end jewelry stores.

Lido Key has an abundance of year round activities but is more known for its relaxing laid back beach style. Many guests on Lido enjoy bike riding, jogging, swimming or leisurely kayaking activities. Nearby Siesta Key can provide more active pursuits such as Para sailing, jet skiing and water skiing.

Lido Key, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island are serviced by the Island Trolley which start at Coquina Beach on Anna Maria to downtown Sarasota via Longboat Key and St. Armand’s Circle. Daily service runs from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. every 60 minutes. Trolleys offer both indoor and open-air seating. The fare is $.75 (discounted rates available for senior citizens). The trolley does not operate during major holidays including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.


View the map and schedule of the Longboat Key Trolley.


Nearest airports

There are no airports on longboat key the 12-mile barrier island can be reached by using several nearby airports.


Commercial Airports

The closest commercial airport, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, is located about 7 miles east of Lido Key/ Longboat Key. This local airport handles both domestic and international carriers, including US Airways, Delta, Jet Blue and Air Canada. Tampa International Airport, located 40 miles from longboat offers over 30 major airlines with hundreds of national and International flights arriving daily.  St. Petersburg-Clearwater International is located just over 30 miles north of Long Boat with limited carriers and a good choice If you can get direct flights. Orlando International is routinely forgotten and yet typically offers the best priced airfares for those willing to drive the two hours too Longboat Key.


Municipal Airports

There are two Municipal airports, catering to private-jet travelers one 25 mile away is Airport Manatee in Palmetto and  St Petersburg’s Albert Whited Airport located 24 miles from Lido Key/Longboat.