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The Guide To Taking Your Tennis Racquet On the Road

Since 1999, Tennis Resorts Online has been helping vacationers decide where to go on their next tennis holiday. I've made a career of giving such advice, initially as Tennis magazine's travel and resorts editor and since 1999 as the founder of this website. What you see here are not paid listings but the descriptions—provided without cost to resorts and camps—of those properties I feel are worthy of your attention. Over the course of several decades, I've visited more than 350 resorts on five continents and participated in some 50 different tennis camps, many more than once. It is that personal experience—supplemented now by reviews submitted by vacationers like you—that underpins this website.


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Kaatsbaan Lodge
Kaatsbaan Lodge, in Saugerties, NY, welcomes families, couples, singles, and groups for a brief stay, a week, or special event. On-site amenities include new heated pool, day spa, game room, and 20 outdoor and 5 indoor tennis courts. Kaatsbaan Lodge is the home of Total Tennis, The Northeast's Only Year Round Tennis Camp. You are invited to join a clinic, take a private lesson, or use the outdoor courts. Other nearby activities include golf, hiking, biking, kayaking, visiting Woodstock, and touring the Hudson Valley. All-inclusive prices begin at $175/day/person. For reservations call 800.221.6496 or visit kaatsbaanlodge.com

What you'll find on these and the following pages is a suite of tools to help you make an informed choice on where to go. Start by checking out the rankings of the Top 100 Tennnis Resorts and Camps, which we base solely on the reviews submitted by people like you. For more personal advice, use the "Tailored Search" form that lets you specifiy precisely the features you're looking for in a resort or camp. Those results link to my personal descriptions, which are supplemented by the reviews—good or bad—of others who themselves have been there. There are also maps of what can be found in six different regions of the U.S. and one for Europe. Every property we list appears in a master index, listing both alphabetically and by state, region, or country. There is also a section devoted to junior camps, though since I'm a little old to participate in any of those I've had to settle for writing a description and let those juniors who've attended or their parents write personal reviews. To supplement all of this I've included a calendar of events taking place at tennis properties across the globe. We also ask resorts or camps to put together packages that offer special discounts or perks to Tennis Resorts Online readers.

Still, the site needs your input. We want to hear from you about your experience with any resort or camp you know first hand. As an incentive to take the trouble, Tennis Resorts Online is giving away four tennis vacations in an annual drawing . Every review you submit gives you another opportunity to win. To file one for a resort or camp, visit "Write a Review" or "Review a Junior Camp". Finally, let me know of ways you feel the site can be improved (and since we've just gone through a major redesign, please also let me know if there are any technical issues with any of the pages). You can contact me at . See you on the courts. —Roger Cox, Editor

Your Recent Reviews

Here's a sample of recent critiques of resorts and camps by other vacationers, followed by a link where you can post your own.

  • 4½-Ball Rating Four Seasons Resort Nevis, Nevis, West Indies
    "Great drills and pointers. David Wilson is a top notch instructor as well as a personable guy who made us feel very relaxed. We participated in a number of drills and a local mixer that was a ball. I highly recommend the Four Seasons Nevis if you are looking for a stunning location with great tennis facilities."—D.R., Adv. Int., May 2017
  • 4½-Ball Rating Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria
    "This was the most interactive, fun and amazing tennis camp my husband and I have been to. It's hard to have a bad time- when you arrive at the Bio-Hotel you are surrounded by beautiful mountains and the Hotel is a slice of heaven. Our coaches changed our game. The instruction gives you the ability to learn quickly and easily then you have the opportunity each day to build on what you have learned. You instantly feel like you have joined a family- and one that cares! They want you to grow and develop your game. It was so much fun to learn in an atmosphere where you are encouraged and corrected. When your not in Tennis Camp you can enjoy one of 4 pools, the amazing spa and you can also hike the mountains! This is a gem of a place and game changing!"—L.P., Beg., April 2018
  • 4-Ball Rating Cliff Drysdale Tennis at Amelia, Florida
    "Beautiful grounds and great tennis courts. The staff is extremely friendly and the tennis pros are very professional and knowledgeable. They helped us a lot improving our strokes and the strategy for doubles games. We were a bigger group ( seven players) and everyone was given personal attention. We will definitely return next year and hope to find Hannah and Luis here again! They were absolutely a pleasure to work with!"—J.T., Int., April 2018
  • 5-Ball Rating Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
    "My wife, my three boys (ages 18, 15 and 13) and I go to various resorts with tennis during the year as we are all tennis players (at varying levels). Wild Dunes is by far our best experience as they have the quality pros who are able to teach to our different levels (national tournaments on down to regional tournaments to recreational) in a way in which we all walk away feeling like we learned and improved our tennis. The pros (led by Charly and Shawn) do so in a manner that supplements ones "home" pro's teachings in a way to add to our development in an always positive manner. Every arrangement and interaction is so easy as well. Equally important, all is done with not just thoughtfulness and clarity but with great humor that makes the experience truly memorable. We look forward to going back again as soon as we can!!"—S.S., Adv., February 2018
  • 4½-Ball Rating Wintergreen Tennis Academy, Virginia
    "They have 1 pro per court and teach over 3 days. It covers stroke, strategy and conditioning. If you want a different mix then talk to them before and they can customize the teaching. The real plus, though, is that the pros are patient but no nonsense. They watch what you do and correct. Our group was very happy with the instruction and workout."—E.F., Adv. Int., April 2018

Exclusive Packages and Specials

Discounts, room upgrades, and special packages only available on Tennis Resorts Online.

Special $200 Discount

Tennis Europe

For the past 45 summers, our goal has been to improve your match play in spectacular locations while seeing the world as a student athlete. TENNIS: EUROPE and North America is a unique combination of tennis, travel, tournament match play and quality coaching while having the best summer of your life. Mention Tennis Resorts Online when you call or email and receive $200 off the cost of any trip. Phone 1-800-253-7486 or email tenniseurope1973@gmail.com.


Save $50-$100 on Krinsky Junior Tennis Camps

Julian Krinsky Tennis Camps and Programs Tennis Resorts Online has secured a discount of $100 off residential and $50 off day-camp registrations on any tennis camp you book at the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis. To get it, email imagine@jkcp.com or apply online at www.jkcp.com and use one of these codes: for Residential camps, TRORES2018, and for day camps, TRODAY2018. Offer expires Aug. 30, 2018 (*Note: May not be combined with other discounts. ). For more information, call 610-245-9401 or visit www.jkcp.com

TRO Exclusive: Save $100!

John Newcombe Tennis Ranch Tennis Resorts Online users can claim a special $100/person discount on any adult all-inclusive week-long camp program. To get it, telephone reservations toll-free at 800-444-6204 or email the Ranch. You must mention Tennis Resorts Online to get the discount. Request a brochure.


Free Upgrade to One-bedroom Suite + Amenity Basket

Saddlebrook International Tennis at Saddlebrook Resort Book a Saddlebrook Adult Tennis Camp, which offers five hours a day of instruction, and a regular deluxe guest room at Saddlebrook Resort and they'll upgrade you to a one-bedroom suite (provided one is available at check in) at no extra cost (two-night minimum) and include a complimentary Saddlebrook Amenity basket. To get it, phone toll-free 800-729-8383, x4200 and ask for the Tennis Resorts Online Upgrade.