top tennis camps and resorts

Here’s your go-to resource for the top-ranked tennis resorts and tennis training camps in the world which accommodate children of all ages and their tennis-playing families.

Roger Cox
Tennis player and expert reviewer Roger Cox founded to help players choose the best resorts for their needs.

We would like to thank critic Roger Cox and his comprehensive website, TennisResortsOnline for providing us with his readers’ selection of the Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps in the world for 2018. This year, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina was selected as best overall resort for instruction and facilities.

How to rank a Tennis Resort and Methodology

“These rankings represent the collective wisdom of thousands of tennis players,” Mr. Cox explains. “They are asked to evaluate each resort or camp in 20 different categories, including all aspects of the tennis experience—from game matching and teaching staff to tournaments and round robins—and such diverse characteristics as the quality of the lodging, restaurants, children’s programs, and value for dollar. Those reviews and then tabulated to compile a numerical ranking.”

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TRO’s detailed evaluations enabled them to highlight resorts with the top Overall Children’s Programs (both for teaching tennis and for taking care of kids) and the Best Junior Programs (for teaching tennis to serious young players.)

Each of these category winners is linked to a detailed review of its property and programs, to better help families choose the right facility for their needs, whether they are traveling with toddlers, teens, grands or all of the above.

Top 10 Tennis Resorts

  1. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  2. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, California
  3. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, Nevis, West Indies
  4. JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, California
  5. Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
  6. Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida
  7. The Resort at Longboat Key Club, Florida
  8. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol, Austria
  9. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii
  10. Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Florida

Top 5 Tennis Camps

  1. Roy Emerson Tennis Weeks, Switzerland
  2. PBI Tennis Camp at Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria
  3. Wintergreen Tennis Academy, Virginia
  4. Cliff Drysdale Tennis at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Florida
  5. New England Tennis Holidays at Sugarbush, Vermont

Best Overall Children’s Programs

  1. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, South Carolina
  2. Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
  3. Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont
  4. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  5. Sea Colony, Delaware

Best Junior Tennis Programs

  1. Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
  2. TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort, Florida
  3. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies
  4. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina
  5. Cliff Drysdale Tennis at Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont

For more ideas on how to up your game, with or without the kids and their racquets, visit TennisResortsOnline.

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