Sandcastle Beach Hotel, Lido Key
1540 Ben Franklin Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
Hotel added charge: $695 for 5 nights, standard room
Monday 9-noon and 3-6
Wednesday 9-noon and 3-6
Thursday 9-noon and 3-6
The normal Beginning Course is taught, Covid guidelines added. The course is given in the hotel pool. You are not required to stay at the hotel but it is preferred. $75 surcharge for staying elsewhere: hotel's insurance is based on students being guests. Additionally, you'll get more rest by staying there. Fly into Sarasota (SRQ), Tampa (TPA) or Fort Myers (RSW).
$695 includes room, resort fee and tax.
Four students, maximum. The course fee is nonrefundable with the exception of our Guarantee.
Masks required everywhere on the property except your room. Housekeeping does not enter your room during your stay: pick up fresh linens at front desk. Common surfaces are sanitized every two hours around property. Restaurant at sister property is open ½ mile north (Lido Beach Resort).
Buy a wetsuit shirt before the course. It should be 1-2 mm thickness and fit like your skin: no gaps. A list of sources will be sent after your registration.
We recommend that you purchase trip insurance. Allianz is a source.
Four registrations are required by December 15, 2020 for class to fly.