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Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps
By Category

The overall rankings aside, here is how 2016's Top Resorts and Camps fared in each of more than a dozen individual categories.

Best Tennis Staff

  1. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  2. Roy Emerson Tennis Weeks, Switzerland
  3. Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
  4. Reed Anderson Tennis School, California
  5. Cliff Drysdale Tennis at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Florida

Best Game Arranging

  1. Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
  2. Resort at Longboat Key Club, Florida
  3. JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, California
  4. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii
  5. Port Royal Racquet Club, South Carolina

Best Lodging

  1. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, California
  2. Gstaad Palace, Switzerland
  3. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico
  4. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii
  5. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Austria

Best Cuisine

  1. Gstaad Palace, Switzerland
  2. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  3. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, California
  4. Sea Island, Georgia
  5. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico

Best Value For Dollar

  1. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort, Florida
  2. Waterville Valley Resort, New Hampshire
  3. John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, Texas
  4. New England Tennis Holidays at Sugarbush, Vermont
  5. Taos Tennis at Quail Ridge Taos, New Mexico

Best Pro Shop

  1. Resort at Longboat Key Club, Florida
  2. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, South Carolina
  3. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  4. The Broadmoor, Colorado
  5. The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California

Best Setting

  1. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii
  2. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Austria
  3. Boulders Resort and Spa, Arizona
  4. La Quinta Resort & Club, California
  5. Waterville Valley Resort, New Hampshire

Best Tennis Instruction and Programming

  1. Cliff Drysdale Tennis at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Florida
  2. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  3. JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, California
  4. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, South Carolina
  5. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, Florida

Best Resort Junior Tennis Programs

  1. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  2. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, South Carolina
  3. Wild Dunes, South Carolina
  4. Sea Colony, Delaware
  5. For Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies

Best Overall Children's Programs

  1. Wild Dunes, South Carolina
  2. Sea Island, Georgia
  3. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  4. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Florida
  5. The Bridges Vermont Resort & Tennis Club, Vermont

Best Spa

  1. Mohonk Mountain House, New York
  2. Sea Island, Georgia
  3. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  4. Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida
  5. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Austria

Best Fitness Center

  1. Sea Island, Georgia
  2. Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Texas
  3. La Quinta Resort & Club, California
  4. Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida
  5. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, California

Best for Single Travelers

  1. John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, Texas
  2. Nike Amherst Tennis Camp, Massachusetts
  3. Total Tennis, New York
  4. New England Tennis Holidays at Sugarbush, Vermont
  5. Northstar California, California

Best for Couples

  1. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, California
  2. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii
  3. Carmel Valley Ranch, California
  4. Boulders Resort and Spa, Arizona
  5. Lodge at Pebble Beach, California

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 put together another listing of top resorts next year. For every resort you rate, you'll automatically be enrolled in a drawing for next year's tennis-vacation prizes, which will be announced soon.


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The award-winning Tennis Gardens at Longboat Key Club offers 20 Har-Tru courts, NTRP game rating, tennis concierge services, daily clinics, professional instruction and courtside dining at Court 21. Enjoy full resort amenities with our "Tennis Tune Up Package" and USTA member packages, starting at $300 per night. Call 855-434-0484 or visit www.longboatkeyclub.com

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Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina. Play the Tennis Resort Ranked Number 1 in the World by Tennis Resorts Online. Directed by Hall of Fame Tennis Pro Roy Barth, Kiawah's programs receive the highest accolades. Custom packages include unlimited court time, accommodations, breakfast, special rates for instruction. Enjoy Kiawah's beach, spa, fine dining and golf—minutes from Charleston. For information and reservations, phone 888.856.7107 or visit www.kiawahresort.com/tennis


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