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Tennis Resorts Online

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

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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 New England Tennis Holidays at Sugarbush, Vermont
    "Beautiful location, new friends, super instructors, fantastic lodging and food, and 5 hours of tennis! Who could ask for more! GREAT time for any age! You won't be disappointed and you'll want to go back! I do!!!"—K.H., Int., April 2018
  • 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
  • 4-Ball Rating JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, California
    "My husband and I came for the first time in early March 2018 for a 2-day weekend getaway during the BNP tennis tournament. We really enjoyed the clinics, the absolutely hilariously awesome "Tennis Show" (with raffle prizes!), and the pro staff were extremely attentive to our tennis needs. Since we had such a great time, we decided to visit again in less than a month! We came back at the end-March/early-April 2018 during Spring Break/Easter, brought our kids, and we stayed longer for 4 days to play more tennis, enjoy the resort, and take lessons with head pro Dave Kensler, who was amazingly wonderful in accommodating my husband and I with daily lessons during our stay. He also did a fun clinic with my kids!....I cannot wait to go back because it is such a fun tennis escape! Through my lessons I learned of many ways to help improve my game that I could quickly implement in my USTA matches as soon as I returned home. Thanks to the great staff for being helpful and accommodating. I look forward to more tennis getaways to this beautiful Tennis Oasis in the desert!!! :-)"—J.M., Int., April 2018
  • 4½-Ball Rating Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
    "The Roy Barth Tennis Center at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is terrific! You get a chance to work with different, very enthusiastic pros, all great, and I have spent many hours on the court with David and Langdon, who help me with those minor changes that make a big difference. The courts are surrounded by the lush vegetation of Kiawah Island and a quick bike ride away from miles of beautiful beaches. Tennis, beach, bike, golf, kayaking - who could ask for more!"—D.H., Int., April 2018

Exclusive Packages and Specials

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

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.

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.


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.


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