By Roger Cox, Editor
The family-run VitalHotel Wolfgangsee overlooks lake Wolfgangsee in the picturesque village of St. Wolfgang, 50 kilometers from Salzburg. It has three outdoor red-clay courts and three indoor carpet courts as well as a full-time staff of multi-lingual tennis professionals, currently headed by South African Karl Cassier, and a tennis school that has been in operation since 1979. Both adult and junior programs are available, including sessions for children as young as age six. Europe's Ace Tennis Magazine consistently ranks it among the Top 10 in Europe. The tennis program is supplemented by spa services, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a fitness center, a putting green, and a children's playground. Bicycles are available for those who'd like to explore and the region offers skiing in winter, hiking in summer. There are seven nearby golf courses, and the lake, which is a five-minute walk away, adds a watersports option.
All the rooms have balconies, with views of either the lake or mountains, as well as wireless Internet access. Its restaurant focuses on using ingredients from the region, including herbs from its own garden. In summer, there is the option to dine outdoors with views over the lake.
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 email@example.com or apply online at www.jkcp.com/tennis and use one of these codes: for Residential camps, TRORES, and for day camps, TRODAY. Offer expires Aug. 30, 2019 (NOTE: May not be combined with other discounts and does not apply to Red Ball Tennis). For more information, call 610-245-9401 or visit Julian Krinsky Tennis
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These rates are for room and breakfast. Various tennis packages are available offering one or two 90-minutes groups sessions/day. See the website for details.
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General Tourist Information. The hotel is roughly 45 kilometers from the Salzburg airport and 180 kilometers from the airport in Munich, Germany. For general information about travel to Austria, go to www.austria.info.