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Program #17355RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jul 21, 2013
3:30PM-5:00PM at the Road Scholar registration area at hotel on the 8th floor. (read information board for location)
You will be staying at the Lido Beach Resort that night.
Location: Sarasota, FL
Nearest city or town: Sarasota and Longboat Key
Nearest highway: I-75 and U.S. 41
Nearest airport: Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

End of Program
Jul 26, 2013
Program ends after 10:30AM followed by lunch.
You will be staying at the Lido Beach Resort the night before.
Location: Sarasota, FL
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel is located directly on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico. Take in breathtaking sunsets, enchanting tropical views and see dolphin making their daily trek through the Gulf. Walking distance to the renowned St. Armands Circle featuring dazzling dining, unforgettable entertainment and some of the finest boutique shopping in the world. Hotel has a Shuttle to drive guests to the Circle if they choose not to walk. There is an option to upgrade to a Gulf View Jr. Suite room for an additional fee of $300 paid to Senior Friendship Centers.

Contact info:
700 Ben Franklin Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34236 USA
phone: 941-388-2161
web: www.LidoBeachResort.com

Room amenities: Standard Room: Enjoy a room close to the beach in a four story building, a free daily newspaper, ample closet space, plush top bedding, a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, free Hi-speed Wireless Internet access, free self parking, voice mail, 25" TV, clock radio, electronic safe, and a hair dryer. Plus bottled water and microwave popcorn in your guest room. OPPORTUNITY TO UPGRADE: to the tower with a Gulf View Jr. Suite featuring a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and more upgrades. There is an additional $300 per room. Please make these reservations directly with Senior Friendship Centers, 941-556-3269, ask for Lynne.

Facility amenities: Enjoy two beachfront free-form pools, three poolside Jacuzzis with a tropical landscaped sundeck. Private beach so you can splash around in the surf. A 900 sq ft exercise room is available to guests if you desire more exercise than long walks on the beach. Services include; a business center, two restaurants, lounge, beachside tiki bar and a garden area with waterfalls. There is an option to upgrade to a Gulf View Jr. Suite room for an additional fee of $300 paid to Senior Friendship Centers.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $146-$206 +20 nightly fee
A green form is mailed to participants in their first welcome letter mailed within two weeks of enrollment date. Please make reservations directly with the Senior Friendship Centers by mailing us the form or by calling 941.556.3269, for a discounted rate for additional nights stay. You will be charged by the hotel upon arrival for the additional nights, plus a $20 per night resort fee, plus taxes. These rates are for 5 nights before and 5 nights after this program date. No deposit required! .

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel is located directly on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico. Take in breathtaking sunsets, enchanting tropical views and see dolphin making their daily trek through the Gulf. Walking distance to the renowned St. Armands Circle featuring dazzling dining, unforgettable entertainment and some of the finest boutique shopping in the world. Hotel has a Shuttle to drive guests to the Circle if they choose not to walk. There is an option to upgrade to a Gulf View Jr. Suite room for an additional fee of $300 paid to Senior Friendship Centers.

Contact info:
700 Ben Franklin Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34236 USA
phone: 941-388-2161
web: www.LidoBeachResort.com

Room amenities: Standard Room: Enjoy a room close to the beach in a four story building, a free daily newspaper, ample closet space, plush top bedding, a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, free Hi-speed Wireless Internet access, free self parking, voice mail, 25" TV, clock radio, electronic safe, and a hair dryer. Plus bottled water and microwave popcorn in your guest room. OPPORTUNITY TO UPGRADE: to the tower with a Gulf View Jr. Suite featuring a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and more upgrades. There is an additional $300 per room. Please make these reservations directly with Senior Friendship Centers, 941-556-3269, ask for Lynne.

Facility amenities: Enjoy two beachfront free-form pools, three poolside Jacuzzis with a tropical landscaped sundeck. Private beach so you can splash around in the surf. A 900 sq ft exercise room is available to guests if you desire more exercise than long walks on the beach. Services include; a business center, two restaurants, lounge, beachside tiki bar and a garden area with waterfalls. There is an option to upgrade to a Gulf View Jr. Suite room for an additional fee of $300 paid to Senior Friendship Centers.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $146-$206 +20 nightly fee
A green form is mailed to participants in their first welcome letter mailed within two weeks of enrollment date. Please make reservations directly with the Senior Friendship Centers by mailing us the form or by calling 941.556.3269, for a discounted rate for additional nights stay. You will be charged by the hotel upon arrival for the additional nights, plus a $20 per night resort fee, plus taxes. These rates are for 5 nights before and 5 nights after this program date. No deposit required! .

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.7
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