Driving Directions

Here are driving directions from the two main airports serving Sarasota. May I suggest that you print this page and take it with you if you plan to rent a car.

SARASOTA AIRPORT:

Exit the airport and turn right to US41. Turn left onto US41 South (Tamiami Trail). Stay on US41 (there will be stoplights along the way) until you reach Gulf Stream Avenue (SR789). Turn right onto Gulf Stream Avenue (SR789). Proceed over two bridges until you reach St. Armands Circle. You will take the first right off the circle (Northern Blvd of the Presidents). You will continue to the first traffic light and turn left into The Longboat Key Club. Proceed to the guard at the gate and advise that you are checking in at the Resort. Driving time approximately 20 minutes.

FROM TAMPA AIRPORT:

Take I-275 south over the Sunshine skyway Bridge to I-75 south. Proceed on I-75 to exit 39 Fruitville Road (SR780). Turn right (west) on SR780 to US41 (Tamiami Trail). Turn left on US41 (Tamiami Trail) south for 3/10 of a mile to the first traffic light. Turn right on SR789 (Gulf Stream Avenue). Proceed over two bridges until you reach St. Armands Circle. You will take the first right off the circle (Northern Blvd of the Presidents). You will continue to the first traffic light and turn left into The Longboat Key Club. Proceed to the guard at the gate and advise that you are checking in at the Resort. Driving time approximately one and a half hours.