Sarasota, Florida, is located on the Gulf of Mexico approximately one hour south of Tampa Bay and two hours north of Naples. The city, with a population of 50,000, is known both for white beaches and extensive cultural attractions. The most popular beaches are on Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, and St. Armand’s Key.
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Getting to Our Office
SkinSmart Dermatology is located Just off Interstate 75, (exit 213 W) in the University Park area of Sarasota, at the intersection of Honore Avenue and University Parkway.
We are just one traffic light away from the new Mall at University Town Center, the only upscale mall built in the United States in 2014. This world-class fashion and dining destination features approximately 880,000 square feet of retail space with Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Dillard’s and more than 100 stores and restaurants.
SkinSmart is approximately 15 minutes from downtown Sarasota and is adjacent to Lakewood Ranch, a well-known planned community. It is also less than 30 minutes from Siesta, Longboat, Bird and St. Armand’s Keys.
SkinSmart Dermatology is less than a half-mile from Interstate 75 which runs through Florida from the Georgia border to the north to Naples/Marco Island to the south on the Gulf Coast before turning east to Fort Lauderdale.
Sarasota is one hour from Tampa, two hours from Orlando, two hours from Naples/Marco Island and three-plus hours from Palm Beach and Miami.
Travel by Air
SkinSmart Dermatology is located near the following airports:
- Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport on University Parkway (within three miles)
- Tampa International Airport (we are one hour south)
- Fort Myers International Airport (we are one hour north)
- Orlando International Airport (we are two hours southwest)
Travel by Car
SkinSmart Dermatology is located just off Interstate 75 at the University Parkway exit (213). Drivers should exit heading west on University Parkway and travel approximately one mile. Turn left (south) on Honore Avenue (located three stoplights from the Interstate). Turn right into the Integra Click Park.
SkinSmart Dermatology is located on the second floor of a two-building complex just after the turn from University Parkway onto Honore Avenue. It is directly across the street from the Sarasota Memorial Hospital Care Center.
Hotels located within minutes of SkinSmart Dermatology include:
- Hampton Inn and Suites/University Park (five-minute drive)
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Lakewood Ranch (five-minute drive)
- Marriott Comfort Suites University Park (three-minute drive)
- Holiday Inn/Airport (20-minute drive)
- Hilton Garden Inn/Airport (20-minute drive)
Downtown Sarasota, a 20-minute drive from SkinSmart Dermatology, is home to the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota and the Hyatt Regency Sarasota. Both are located on Sarasota Bay. Other Sarasota downtown-area hotels include:
- Hotel Indigo
- Lido Beach Resort
- The Helmsley Sandcastle
- Longboat Key Club
Sarasota is well-known for its lively and varied cultural attractions and venues. Some of the local favorites include:
- Asolo Theatre and State Theatre of Florida
- Ringling Museum of Art
- Sarasota Ballet
- Sarasota Opera
- Florida Studio Theatre
- Van Wezel Performing Arts Center
- The Sarasota Film Festival
Sarasota has a moderate climate with temperatures ranging from the 70s in winter to the 90s in summer. Its “season” is from December through May though residents find much to do year-round.
Stand-alone restaurants located within five minutes of SkinSmart Dermatology and University Parkway include:
- Ruby Tuesday’s
- Bonefish Grill
- Stonewood Grill
- Carmel Cafe
The new Mall at University Town Center (one traffic light east on University Parkway) does not have a food court, but does have restaurants and fast casual dining available. Restaurants include The Cheesecake Factory, the Capital Grille, Seasons 52, the Kona Grill, several Starbucks and more casual dining options.
Downtown Sarasota and the Keys offer some of the finest dining in Florida. Some of the most highly-rated restaurants include
- Selva Grill
- Owen’s Fish Camp
- Café Baci
- Darwin’s on 4th
- Beach Bistro
The new Mall at University Town Center is just one traffic light away and features more than 100 stores and a variety of upscale shopping venues including:
- Michael Kors
- Lucky Brand
- Opening soon: DSW and Vince Camuto
The mall closest to Siesta Key is Sarasota’s Westfield Mall. It is located approximately 15 minutes southwest of SkinSmart Dermatology. Its 50-plus stores include:
- J. Jill
Shopping within five minutes of SkinSmart Dermatology includes:
- Best Buy
- Bed, Bath & Beyond
Pharmacies within five minutes of SkinSmart Dermatology include:
Coming Soon: Whole Food grocery will be building a new store right next to SkinSmart on the corner of Honore and University Parkway.
The Fresh Market is in the Kohl’s shopping center on N. Honore Ave., directly across University Parkway from SkinSmart Dermatology. This market is an employee favorite and offers fresh produce and a variety of lunchtime foods and snacks, and is convenient for Mohs surgery patients.
Closer to downtown Sarasota there are a variety of gourmet grocery stores including:
- Whole Foods
- Morton’s Market
- Trader Joe’s