RVA invites you to experience the intimacy and warmth of northern Longboat Key at Whitney Beach. Located on a superb pristine beach with "next door" shopping at Whitney Beach Plaza, this property offers this two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit located bayside with canal views and ideal for a relaxing getaway. Imagine spending your days lounging by the community pool, enjoying a game of tennis, or sipping margaritas under one of the property palm huts scattered throughout the private beach. Unit #142 offers comfortable furnishings with a cottage, beach flair. This unit also offers double views, a view of the beaches of Longboat Key in addition to a private screened lanai that overlooks the canal where local fish frolic in the Florida sunshine. Amenities include full-size kitchen, granite countertops in the bathrooms, a CD player and deeded beach access across the street. To keep you connected to the outside world, this vacation unit offers wireless Internet access and a 40" HD flat screen TV complete with DVD player. As if your Longboat Key vacation couldn't get more perfect, this vacation unit stores beach chairs and umbrellas for guest use while soaking in the warm sunshine; and with a short 3-minute walk to our legendary white-sand beaches you're never far from relaxation! A washer and dryer are also available to guests of Whitney Beach #142, conveniently located in the closet off the front porch. Add up all those ingredients with the secluded location that is trademark to Whitney Beach, and you've got the recipe for the perfect island vacation!<BR><BR>Limited Membership Privileges: Guests of Whitney Beach #142 will have the option of temporary membership privileges, for a transfer fee, at Cedars Tennis Resort located at 645 Cedars Court on Longboat Key. The limited temporary membership allows the guest access to 10 fully-lit Har-Tru tennis courts (after 1 p.m. daily and subject to availability), community bicycles, fishing pier and Jr. Olympic heated swimming pool. The guest will also have access to the Cedars Café & Tiki Bar and fitness center.<BR><BR>Accommodations: 2-Bedroom, 2-Bathrooms<BR><BR>Amenities: Double Views of Canal from the Back Lanai and Beach/Ocean View from the Front Patio, 3-Minute Walk to the Beach, Full-size Kitchen, Private Lanai, Wireless Internet, 40" HD Flat-Screen TV, Granite Countertops in Bathrooms, Washer/Dryer in Unit, Community Pool, Community Tennis Courts, Deeded Beach Access, Membership Access at Cedars Tennis Resort<BR><BR>Location: 6700 Gulf of Mexico Drive #142, Longboat Key<BR><BR>Bedding: 1 King, 2 Twins<BR><BR>View: Canal View<BR><BR>Minimum Night Requirements: 1 Month <BR><BR>Association Requirements: $100 Fee & Application<BR><BR>Dining: Longboat Key’s restaurants boast cuisine and ambience befitting heads of state. However, visitors seeking flip-flop friendly eateries will take comfort in the key’s cafes, diners and ethnic restaurants. Longboat Key restaurants include: MarVista Backside Restaurant and Pub (.8 miles), Harry’s Continental Kitchen (1.7 miles), Euphemia Haye Restaurant (1.8 miles), Blue Dolphin Café (2 miles), Pattigeorge’s Restaurant (3.9 miles) or The Dry Dock Waterfront Grill (8.6 miles). <BR><BR>Local Attractions: Although Longboat Key is a locale that prizes its tranquil nights and lazy beach days, it also offers lively vacationers plenty of chances to stir things up with attractions and activities for all age groups. Some of our attractions include: Mote Aquarium (9.4 miles), St. Armand’s Circle (10.4 miles), Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (13.6 miles), Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall (13.7 miles) or John and Mable Ringling Museum Complex (16.3 miles).