Imagine going on a vacation at a place that offers delicious local food, white sandy beaches, luxurious spa treatments and a way for you to improve your tennis skills.
Whether you are a tennis enthusiast or a partner or parent of a tennis enthusiast, here are Travelmath’s 5 best tennis vacations in America we think you should take:
1. Longboat Key, FL
Longboat Key is 12 miles from Sarasota and 60 miles from Tampa. It is a secluded barrier island located in the Gulf of Mexico. The Resort at Longboat Key Club is the place to be for the beach and for tennis.
The Longboat Key Club is a AAA Four-Diamond resort offering 410 acres of green lawns and endless beaches. The property has eight restaurants and lounges, many beachfront activities, 20 Har-Tru tennis courts, a premier golf course, a spa, a tropical swimming pool, and a boardwalk that leads to the beach.
The resort’s 20-court Tennis Gardens is USTA-certified. It was named one of the “Top Ten Tennis Resorts in America” by Tennis Magazine. At the Tennis Gardens, you’ll find the Club House, a cafe, and a fully-stocked Pro Shop. You can also sign up for professional tennis lessons and arrange for court times.
Longboat Key Club is kid-friendly and is a perfect tropical getaway for anyone who loves to play tennis while enjoying the sun and the sand.
2. Palm Springs, CA
One place to enjoy your tennis vacation is at the La Quinta Resort and Club. Resort guests get to play on the hard courts, clay courts, and the Centre Court. Racquet rental is available at the Pro Shop and professional instructions are available for groups and individuals.
This historic resort has been a popular desert hideaway since the 1920s. Besides tennis, La Quinta has plenty of dining options, spa and fitness programs, and a variety of swimming pools for every age group.
3. Maui, HI
Whether you are staying at the Four Seasons Resort in Wailea or in a budget hotel, join in the fun at the Wailea Tennis Club. Don’t let your budget stop you from having a great tennis vacation in Maui.
Wailea Tennis Club provides equipment rental and has a full-service pro shop, social events, competitive events, tennis lessons, and 11 Sportsmaster courts.
Kahului Airport (OGG) is only 14 miles from Maui city center and about a 35-minute drive from Wailea in South Maui.
4. Dallas, TX
Four Seasons Dallas is a resort and private country club. It is located between Fort Worth and Dallas. Besides the eight outdoor hard courts, Four Seasons Dallas has four climate-controlled indoor hard courts – perfect for those who prefer to play tennis without worrying about too much sun exposure or the heat.
5. Huntington, NY
Seen The Great Gatsby movie lately? Experience the lifestyle portrayed in the movie by staying at the Oheka Castle Hotel and Estate. Located 36 miles from New York City, Oheka Castle is a 443-acre chateau-style estate built by Otto Hermann Kahn in 1919.
Guests can get access to the clay and hard courts. Tennis lessons with a pro are available. The castle has 32 rooms and suites, beautifully manicured formal gardens, and a restaurant.