Sharpen Your Serve This Winter – 5 Southern Tennis Resorts To Tune Up Your Game

November 9, 2009 | By | Reply More
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If you live north of the Mason-Dixon line, right about the time you reach for the rake, you have to hang up your tennis racket until spring.  Luckily there are a number of terrific southern resorts with outstanding tennis programs to keep you in the swing this winter.  Consider spending some vacation time sharpening your game, limbering up those creaky muscles, and getting ready to slam your opponents back home when the weather turns warm again.

Kiawah Island Resort, South Carolina
Kiawah_Tennis_ProfessionalIf you haven’t heard about Kiawah (kee-a-wa) Island yet, perk up, this a  fabulous family vacation destination that promises  endless recreational activity possibilities.   Located a few miles from (totally charming) Charleston, SC,  Kiawah Island was recently named America’s #1 island by Conde Nast Traveler and the tennis facility was ranked #2 in the country by Tennis Magazine.  You’ll find an array of value packed tennis packages and programs for all ages, to take advantage of their 23 Har-Tru clay courts.

Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, South Carolina

Tennis-package-PalmettoStretching along a magnificent length of coastal beach, Palmetto Dunes offers tennis players, golfers and nature lovers a remarkable experience.  Tennis Stay and Play Packages offer 3 nights accommodation in a 2 bedroom villa, 2 hours of court time daily, 2 one hour clinics, bike rentals and discounts off of other resort activities for four vacationers. 

Saddlebrook Resort, Wesley Chapel, FL (near Tampa)
Saddlebrook TennisKnown for its exceptional clinics, intense instruction, luxurious accommodations, and the personal attention,  Saddlebrook welcomes serious tennis competitors as well as recreational players.  Guests at Saddlebrook are likely to witness training matches between some of the world’s premier players.

The Boulders, Scottsdale, Arizona
boulders_tennisThe unique setting of The Boulders is at once compelling and inspiring.  Coupled with famed Golden Door Spa, this resort delivers tennis, golf and relaxation tucked into the ancient landscape of the Sonoran Desert.  Enjoy invigorating games in the terraced tennis garden with partially sunken courts.

La Quinta Resort, Palm Springs, CA
La QuintaExceptional facilities in a gorgeous storied setting.  Walk in the footsteps of Gretta Garbo, Clark Gable and Cornelius Vanderbilt as you are pampered and challenged.  Boasting over 700 casitas for luxury stays, 53 hot spas, and  5 golf courses, the resort offers a 23 tennis court facility under the direction of  “America´s most successful Davis Cup captain and coach”.  Amazingly, fall rates start at just $159 per night.

To find the ideal tennis resort for your vacation, pay a visit to TennisResortsOnline, where you’ll find a listing of the  world’s 100 top tennis resorts and camps.

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