The Coffee Shop serves breakfast a la carte daily, as well as a breakfast buffet during season and their busier times. Enjoy traditional fare such as Steak & Eggs, Omelettes, Belgian Waffles and fresh fruit plates. For lunch, they offer sandwiches, entrees, appetizers and a “lighter side” menu. Both meals are served indoors or outdoors on the “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.
Mote Marine Aquarium
John and Maple Ringling Museum of Art / Ca d`Zan
Saratoga Jungle Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Sarasota Classic Car Museum
Resort fees: None
Parking fees: None
Rollaway beds: $10 per day, upon request
Cribs: Complimentary, upon request
Internet access: Free wifi throughout the property and rooms
Beach chairs: Complimentary
Smoking rooms available: Yes
Located 8 miles from the Sarasota International Airport
Located on the beach
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m, check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
Minimum check in age is 18
Terms and Conditions
JetBlue does not guarantee that changes can be made on all or parts of packages. To the extent changes can be made, changes must be made 7 days or more prior to the scheduled departure date, are based on availability, and are subject to a fee of $150 per person plus any increase in package price. Name changes are not permitted. A change in the number of occupants per room may change the price of the package. If any changes involve an increase in price/rate, payment will be required at the time of change and the changes will not be effective until payment is received and availability is confirmed by the Travel Suppliers. Terms of change may vary and additional fees may apply to cancellations during holiday travel periods. You will be advised of those additional terms at the time of booking. Changes may be made only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583). No changes will be accepted by email or online. If a change is not made in accordance with JetBlue`s change policy, all money associated with the package will be forfeited. See Terms and Conditions for additional restrictions
All cancellations must be made 7 days or more prior to scheduled departure date and are subject to a fee of $150 per person. Any remaining amount may be applied to a future Getaways vacation package and is valid for one year from the date of cancellation. Getaways vacation credits may not be used for air-only travel on JetBlue Airways. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Terms of cancellation may vary and additional fees may apply to cancellations during holiday travel periods. You will be advised of those additional terms at the time of booking. Changes may be made only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583). No changes will be accepted by email or online. If a cancellation is not made in accordance with JetBlue`s cancellation policy, all money associated with the package will be forfeited. See Terms and Conditions for additional restrictions.
The Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
1540 Ben Franklin Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34236
Directions from the Sarasota Airport: Start out going West on Airport Circle toward Bradenton Conn. Turn right onto University Parkway. Turn left onto US-41 / N Tamiami Trl / FL-45. Turn right onto FL-789 / N Gulfstream Ave. Continue to follow FL-789 N. Enter next roundabout and take 2nd exit onto John Ringling Boulevard. Stay straight to go onto Ben Franklin Drive. Arrive at The Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel.
JetBlue Vacations Terms & Conditions:
Packages/offers subject to availability; may change without notice; valid for new bookings only; capacity controlled; may not be available on all dates or with all flights; and may be restricted to certain hotel room categories. The first checked bag on JetBlue flights is included (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines. Prices do not include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage or charges for products/services sold separately or not expressly included in package (such as airport transfers, resort fees, etc.). For JetBlue Optional Services and Fees (incl. baggage fees), click here . Packages must be purchased at time of reservation and are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Changes/cancellations must be in accordance with JetBlue and hotel change/cancel policies. JetBlue requires changes/cancellations to be made prior to scheduled departure, otherwise all money for package will be forfeited; $135 change/cancel fee per person applies. Hotel change/cancel policies and fees apply, vary by property, and may be more restrictive than the JetBlue policy. Call 1-800-JETBLUE, option 3 for the specific change/cancellation policies and fees that apply to a particular package. For changes, there may be an increase in package price. Valid cancellations are for JetBlue Vacations credit only, valid for 1 year. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply. See JetBlue Vacations Terms and Conditions.