YES we survived Hurricane Irma, thanks to Ol' Florida construction and barrier islands which protect us. Water did not even breach the seawall, keeping the 70 plus year recorded record! Clearwater Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico, is home to award winning beaches, golf, boating, sports, fishing, cycling, shopping and the arts. Amusements parks in Tampa and Orlando. Boat, kayak or canoe to nearby beach islands, Caladesi Beach State Park & Clearwater Beach. Free use of Canoe and Bikes.
Satellite View on Google Maps: Here is the beautiful satellite view of the small beach islands nearby. Caladesi Beach State Park is north west and Clearwater Beach barrier island is to the west. You can canoe or boat to all of these gorgeous locations.