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Sponsor Caneel mar2015Develop your tennis skills during your luxury Caribbean getaway to Caneel Bay Resort. Work with our outstanding Peter Burwash International Tennis staff, surrounded by lush U.S. Virgin Islands National Park land. Enjoy our 7 private beaches, massage cabanas, fine dining—all located on the secluded island of St. John. For information and reservations: 340-776-6111 or visit

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Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps

May 1, 2014. Ask 10 avid tennis players to name the best tennis resort or camp and chances are you'll get 10 different answers. But ask thousands, and a consensus begins to emerge. So throughout the year, Tennis Resorts Online solicits the opinions of racquet-wielding vacationers worldwide and compiles their collective experience into our annual ranking of the Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps. As usual, we have broken the results down into two major categories: the Top 75 Tennis Resorts and the Top 25 Tennis Camps.
We've listed the Top 25 Resorts—our gold medalists—and all 25 Top Camps in ranking order and then awarded Silver medals to resorts ranked from 26 to 50 and Bronze medals to those ranked 51 to 75 and listed the Silver and Bronze medalists in alphabetical order.
What is not immediately evident here, however, is just how tight the competition for the coveted No. 1 positions was. As we have in the past,Tennis Resorts Online asked vacationers to assess the resorts and camps in 20 categories. Those included not only

all aspects of the tennis experience but also such diverse off-court characteristics as the quality of the lodging, restaurants, children's programs, and value for dollar. (To see which fared best in individual areas, see Categories.) Those reviews were then tabulated in order to determine a numerical ranking using a formula that gave added weight to the tennis elements.
To ensure that these results were statistically meaningful, we required a minimum of 25 reviews for a resort to qualify for a Top 10 ranking or for a camp to qualify for one of the top 5 places. Only reviews associated with a valid email address counted. Finally, although we encourage reviews of all types of properties, only resorts having a minimum of six tennis courts are eligible to be ranked.
Make no mistake, however, all of those listed here have a proven record of catering well to the needs of avid tennis players. The choice comes down to one final issue: Which one suits you best?

Roger Cox, Editor

Gold Medal Resorts

Top 25 Tennis Resorts

  1. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Florida
  2. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  3. Rancho Valencia, California
  4. Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
  5. La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, California
  6. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii
  7. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol, Austria
  8. The Resort at Longboat Key Club, Florida
  9. JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, California
  10. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, South Carolina
  11. The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, Arizona
  12. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, Nevis, West Indies
  13. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, Florida
  14. Topnotch Resort, Vermont
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, Florida
  1. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Florida
  2. Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
  3. Caneel Bay Resort, U.S. Virgin Islands
  4. Waldorf Astoria Naples, Florida
  5. Saddlebrook Resort, Florida
  6. The Broadmoor, Colorado
  7. Wintergreen Resort, Virginia
  8. Kapalua Resort, Hawaii
  9. Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida
  10. Four Seasons Resort and Club, Texas
  11. Waterville Valley Resort, New Hampshire

Silver Medal Resorts

Resorts Nos. 26-50 (listed alphabetically)

Bronze Medal Resorts

Resorts Nos. 51-75 (listed alphabetically)

Top 25 Tennis Camps

Roy Emerson Tennis Weeks at the Palace Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland
  1. Roy Emerson Tennis Weeks, Switzerland
  2. Cliff Drysdale Tennis at Amelia, Florida
  3. New England Tennis Holidays at Sugarbush, Vermont
  4. Saddlebrook Tennis (Hopman), Florida
  5. John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, Texas
  6. Topnotch Tennis Academy, Vermont
  7. Reed Anderson Tennis School, California
  1. PBI Tennis Camp at Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria
  2. IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis Program, Florida
  3. Court Think Tennis Camps, Utah
  4. Wintergreen Tennis Academy, Virginia
  5. Sea Colony Tennis Camp, Delaware
  6. Stan Smith Tennis Academy, Sea Pines, South Carolina
  7. Vermont Tennis Vacations, Vermont
  8. Cliff Drysdale Tennis School at Stratton, Vermont
  9. NIKE Amherst Adult Tennis Camp, Massachusetts
  10. Northstar Tennis, California
  11. Dave Marshall Tennis, Delaware
  12. Brady Tennis Camp, California
  13. Van Der Meer Tennis, Shipyard, South Carolina
  14. Peter Kaplan's Westhampton Beach Tennis Academy, New York
  15. Total Tennis, New York
  16. Desert Tennis Academy, Shadow Mountain, California
  17. Academia Sanchez-Casal Florida, Florida
  18. New England Tennis Holidays at The Boulevard, Florida

View 2014 Rankings by Category

If you'd like to rate any of the resorts or camps you've attended on vacation, visit the Rate a Resort page. All the new information we begin to gather will be used to the rankings for 2015. Entrants are eligible to win tennis vacations in a drawing among those who submit reviews.