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Colony Beach & Tennis Resort (closed)

Longboat Key, Florida

By Roger Cox, Editor

CLOSED. After 40 years of operation, the Colony ceased operations on August 15, 2010.

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Rates and Reservations

Rates vary seasonally and by location. In general they are highest over the year-end holidays and from February to mid-April, lowest during the summer, and somewhere in between during the rest of the year. Choices range from a one- or two-bedroom condo (which they call a suite) to a beachfront cottage or expansive "Specialty" suite.

Visit the website for current rates

Colony Beach & Tennis Resort (closed)
1620 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228-3499
941-383-6464
Toll-free: 800-282-1138
Fax: 941-383-7549
Web Link: Colony Beach & Tennis Resort (closed)

Travel Essentials

Seasons. Year-round, but busiest over Christmas week and from February to April.

Travel Instructions. The nearest airport is Sarasota Ca d''Zan in SarasotaBradenton International (SRQ), which is 9 miles away and accessible on several national and commuter airlines as well as Canadian Airlines. The alternative is to fly into Tampa International, 72 miles to the north. Rental cars and shuttles are available at both airports.

General Tourist Information. Visit the Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau website or contact them at 655 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236; (941) 957-1877 or (800) 522-9799, or the Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website or contact them at P.O. Box 1000, Bradenton, FL 34206-1000; phone (941) 729-9177.

Sponsor Doubles Boot Camps2015 Doubles Boot Camps. Jan 16-19, Jan 23-25 & Feb 13-15. Designed to elevate your doubles game with techniques such as doubles in the trenches, how to poach with vengeance and consistent brilliance. Weekend includes 10 hours of tennis, a pro exhibition, and accommodations for 2 nights at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Weekends start from $465. Call (904) 277 5151 for inquires. To register, visit www.ameliaislandtennis.com

Sponsor Krinsky Package Free Ad Tennis Resorts Online has secured a discount of $250* off residential and $100 off day* bookings on any tennis camp you book at the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis. To get it, email imagine@jkcp.com or apply online at http://www.jkcp.com/interest/tennis/ and use one of these codes: for Residential camps, TRORES2015, and for day camps, TRODAY2015.

Not sure what you want? Send an online brochure request.
*Note: May not be combined with other discounts. . www.jkcp.com/interest/tennis






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