Location/Directions

From the North

Traveling on Interstate 75 from Tampa, take exit 220 (west). Travel on SR-64 (Manatee Avenue) for approximately 15 miles. Turn left on East Bay Drive (first light after bridge). The street name changes to Gulf Drive North at the next light. Continue for 4.5 miles south. Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort is located on your right side.

From the South

Take Interstate 75 North to exit 210 (Fruitville Road). Turn left onto Fruitville Road and head west for approximately 6 miles. Fruitville Road will end at North Tamiami Trail. Turn left onto North Tamiami Trail staying in the far right lane. Turn right at Gulfstream Avenue and proceed to St. Armand's Circle. Approximately one quarter around the circle and at the corner of the Columbia Restaurant, bear right and follow signs to Longboat Key. Once across the drawbridge, the road becomes Gulf of Mexico Drive. Drive north for approximately 8 miles to 5841 Gulf of Mexico Drive.