With Wimbledon starting next week, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite tennis resort destinations with amazing views and instruction. From California to the United Kingdom, here are our top picks for best tennis resorts to put on your radar.
Forbes Five Star, AAA Five-Diamond resort and rated Southern California’s No. 1 tennis resort by Tennis Magazine consistently since 2008, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa has elevated its standing as a world renowned tennis and wellness resort with the addition of two new red clay tennis courts to its 18 plexi-pave championship courts. “Guests can now experience a taste of professional tennis with our new courts,” says Tennis Director and two-time U.S. Open Champion Robin White. “We’ve installed the same technology the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) uses for the Masters 1000 Tournament to re-energize the game, reminiscent of a childhood practice, with friends and family.” Complementing its premier courts, Rancho Valencia offers private and group lessons along with a Junior Tennis Program led by world-renowned instructors.
Antigua’s five star resort, Curtain Bluff, is hosting it’s 20th Annual Antigua Tennis Challenge on November 3-10, 2018. Guests will enjoy a fantastic week of tennis with tennis legends and professionals as well as great dining, rooms right on the beach, one of the highest rated staffs in the Caribbean, a fantastic selection of water sports and spa activities, and of course plenty of fun and pampering.
Flanked by water on both sides, Curtain Bluff sits on a peninsula between two beautiful beaches. One is calm, ideal for swimming and water sports; the other beach is washed by ocean surf. Guests will find 72 rooms and suites, all with staggering seascape views, are spread out along the Surf Beach and up the bluff.
Marquis Los Cabos | San Jose Del Cabo, BCS, Mexico
Located directly on the tip of Baja California Sur, Marquis Los Cabos sits beachfront on the warm Sea of Cortez waters. New this summer, the resort is offering private tennis lessons catering to all skill levels. Additional tennis programming includes a Margarita Mixer, allowing guests to put their rackets to the test with other hotel guests as they sip on Mexico’s favorite cocktail, Cardio Tennis which focuses on drills and intensity, Yoga Tennis that centers on sport specific stretches and a Doubles Display for the advanced playing pair. Surrounded by sweeping desert mountain views and palm trees, the perfect summer set awaits.
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay | Half Moon Bay, CA
Set on a bluff above the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers a world-class tennis experience through Half Moon Bay Tennis Academy, with six lighted tennis courts and high-quality tennis instruction and programming. Amenities such as court reservations,tennis rackets, tennis balls and usage of the ball machine are included within the resort fee and private lessons, group clinics, and organized corporate events are available for an additional cost. The hotel offers a secluded resort setting that belies its close proximity to San Francisco and other Bay area destinations with two championship golf courses, fire pits and a luxury spa.
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa boasts a 20-court Lawn and Tennis Club with hard, clay and grass courts. The resort’s Peter Burwash International tennis program regularly ranks among the top in the world. The luxury hotel showcases sophisticated accommodations and an incomparable location in the Coachella Valley, near Palm Springs. Beautifully manicured resort grounds feature waterways that can be traversed by gondolas, as well as a flamingo island, two golf courses and a serene spa.
The Broadmoor | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Rated as one of the Top 20 tennis resorts in the country by Tennis Magazine for the past 20 years, The Broadmoor Tennis Club is a legendary destination for players of all skill levels. The Broadmoor’s award-winning Adult Tennis Camps feature intensive instruction, fast-paced drilling, and supervised match play. Conducted by professional staff rated #5 Resort Teaching Staff in the country by Tennis Magazine.
- The Tennis Club can be accessed year round by hotel guests and private members.
- Staffing The Tennis Club are top-rated and seasoned professionals.
- Play indoors from mid-October through early May on one of our two covered and heated courts.
- Superior facilities include three cushioned hard courts, two Har-Tru courts and three new pickleball courts opened in June of 2017.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara, Santa Barbara | Santa Barbara, CA
The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara, Santa Barara boats four Har-Tru clay composition courts on property. They offer adult and junior clinics, matches and private and semi-private lessons. Equipment is also available for rental. The resort, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sprawls across 78 acres with two natural beaches, lush gardens and a collection of amenities including a spa, five restaurants and a special wine tasking room.
Chewton Glen Hampshire, UK
A five-red star luxury country house hotel, Chewton Glen is located on the edge of the ancient New Forest National Park in Hampshire and is just a few minutes’ walk from the sea. The award-winning hotel is known for its family-friendly facilities and activities including its spa which has been voted the best in Europe, a nine-hole, par-three golf course, croquet lawn, and two indoor and two outdoor tennis courts that are as impressive as they are enjoyable! Additional tennis offerings onsite include the Junior Summer Tennis Camp with Chewton Glen’s two resident tennis professionals, full-day Tee-Off or Tennis Spa Day Experience, and new Wimbledon Afternoon Tea!
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