Across Gulf Boulevard from the Holiday Inn and Suites Harborside are the many beachside cottages, Bed and Breakfast inns, rental condominiums and public accesses to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The fabulous Sheraton Sand Key Resort and Sand Key State Parkare five miles north on Gulf Boulevard.
A few highly recommended restaurants of many in the area include P.J.’s Oyster House, The Original Crabby Bills, Guppy’s on the Beach. A small, unobtrusive eatery well worth discovering is Keegan’s at Gulf Boulevard and 16th Avenue in Indian Rocks Beach.For a great breakfast in a casual beach restaurant, consider eggs benedict at Sandy’s, in Indian Rocks Beach next door to Café d’ Paris, a French coffee shop featuring wonderful sandwiches and pastries. Both are excellent.