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Get your rally going in these top tennis holiday destinations

Get your rally going in these top tennis holiday destinations

Wimbledon 2019 may be coming to a close but here at HolidayHypermaket we’ve loved watching our favourites Andy Murray and Serena Williams team up for mixed doubles, then the surprise of World number one Ashleigh Barty being knocked out by Alison Riske and witnessing the absolutely amazing tournament seen from 15-year-old Coco Gauff!

Well, it’s got all of us here thinking of practising our own serve, but of course like everything, that’ll be more fun in the sun… right!

With the promise of always sunny climes, a care free environment and little distractions – a cheap holiday away to take up a new skill or perfect an old one can be an idyllic choice for many.

Try a sporting holiday on for size – Take a look at our round up some of the best hotels for tennis holidays in the sun!

Tennis holidays in Italy

Calabria in Southwest Italy is home to TUIs new Magic Life Calabria resort. In a sun-baked region surrounded by rugged mountains, beautiful villages and a stunning coastline!

TUI Magic Life Calabria not only boasts a whopping 11 tennis courts but it’s pretty much amazingly equipped for just about every activity you could think of… literally. That’s mountain biking, watersports, salsa sessions, archery and even football tournaments too.

Back to tennis though, it’s 11 amazing courts come complete with instructors if you wish to have actual lessons. Or you can simply grab some rackets in an attempt to beat the world’s longest rally record of 643!

Not for you? How about just a family friendly tournament – a little bit of healthy competition never hurt anyone, right?

Tennis courts in the TUI MAGIC LIFE Calabria resort

TUI Magic Life Calabria in Italy

Where to stay?

This 4 star resort located just outside of Pizzo opened in May 2019, it’s sparkly new and full to the brim with facilities. On top of filling your tennis needs, it boasts 641 rooms and even has an adults only area – private lodge anyone?  Pools are large and surrounded by beautiful gardens and there’s even a splash park for those traveling with little ones.

There’s a buffet, three à la carte restaurants and a 24 hour snack shack for you to fill up on. You’ll find four more sports courts for volleyball and another for those who prefer to primarily use their feet, plus there’s an amazing spa on site too. – Reward yourself after your hours on court with a blissful pamper session, why not… you’re on holiday after all!

TUI Magic LIfe Calabria pool view

TUI Magic Life Calabria in Italy

Tennis holidays in Portugal

Portugal and The Algarve especially has one of the best climates for year round tennis holidays. Summers are always warm and dry while it’s Winter stays beautifully mild with temperatures averaging highs of 16°C through the main Winter months.

With flights available from most UK airports, a flight time of only approximately three hours and last minute holidays to Portugal on offer, you’ll be serving for the match in the sunshine before you know it!

If you’re looking for top class tennis facilities The Campus located in Quinta do Lago’s is well worth a visit! Improve your game in this multi-sport, high performance complex which welcomes everyone from elite athletes to enthusiastic amateurs. Indulge in professional coaching adapted entirely to your level in this luxurious resort setting.

Tennis facilities on offer at The Campus can be split by age for both adult and juniors. There’s group coaching for those who prefer not to go it alone, special need tutoring to fit bespoke needs and even adult cardio sessions which combines the best dance music with both fitness and tennis!

Where to stay?

Robinson hotels are known to meet the needs of the active. Choose to stay at Robinson Club Quinta da Ria in Tavira where you’ll not only be well equipped with it’s amazing four star facilities but it’s also under an hours drive to The Campus.

For those who like to be outdoors the scenery at this resort will have you gazing in awe from all directions, it’s idyllically positioned between a nature reserve and the Atlantic! We of course wouldn’t suggest any hotel that wouldn’t meet your tennis needs, so not only does this hotel offer tennis equipment to hire free of charge, you’ll also find wonderful courts to practice your serve without even having to leave your hotel grounds.  Plus if you fancied a change of game – there’s also two 18-hole professional golf courses within walking distance.

Happy couple playing tennis

Robinson Club Quinta da Ria in Tavira, Akgarve, Portugal

Along with all of that you’ll be treated to an amazing pool area with sundeck and grassy terraces, plus there’s a pool specifically for the little ones too! If you’re planning on making use of all these facilities, you may be after some down time as well. Robinson Club Quinta da Ria has it’s own WellFit® spa where you can enjoy time in the sauna or even book yourself in for one of many treatments, including an Ayurvedic massage or facial!

Robinson Club Quinta da Ria pool area

Robinson Club Quinta da Ria in Tavira, Akgarve, Portugal

Tennis holidays in Lanzarote

The Canary Islands are another part of the world also popular for tennis holidays thanks to its year round warm climate! The region of Playa De Los Pocillos sits on the east coast of Lanzarote. This laid back Lanzarote town has a bustling array of shops, markets, bars and that beautiful volcanic scenery famous to these lands. It’s beach is golden and waters are calm, it’s a resort that’s made for blissful relaxation and could also be the perfect place to head to practice your game!

Where to stay?

Seaside Los Jameos Playa is a stones throw away from the beach plus neighbouring town Puerto del Carmen which offers a more lively night-time atmosphere, is only a few minutes drive down the coast from here. This four star hotel is the perfect location to unwind and enjoy. Palm trees and sun loungers line the pool areas where family fun pool games and exercise classes also take place.

The hotel food buffet is raved about with grilled chicken and fresh fish being popular to its menu – you need only check the TripAdvisor reviews to see for yourself!

Seaside Los Jameos Playa hotel

Seaside Los Jameos Playa in Playa De Los Pocillos, Canary Islands, Lanzarote, Spain

Moving onto the facilities you most want to know about, The Seaside Los Jameos Playa Hotel has four top class tennis courts with synthetic grass and two even have floodlights. This amazing hotel enjoys a relationship with the Peter Burwash International tennis school so private lessons with expert instructors are available!

There are actually entire tennis weeks on offer with social and competitive tournaments, personal private lessons and an entire separate programme specifically for juniors. Training is available for everyone whether your a beginner or more advanced, however this does come at an extra charge payable in resort. – Good news though, guests of the hotel enjoy reduced fees for the tennis courts!

Tennis lessons at Seaside Los Jameos Playa hotel

Seaside Los Jameos Playa in Playa De Los Pocillos, Canary Islands, Lanzarote, Spain

Tennis holidays in Spain

Fancying a tennis break in Majorca? It’s one of the most convenient places to head to from the UK with an approximate two and a half hour flight time. It’s summers are beautiful and even it’s winters stay milder than ours back in the UK. Plus Rafa Nadal himself even has his own tennis academy situated here! – That must mean it’s a great place for tennis…right?

Nadal’s academy is in the beautiful region of Calas De Mallorca. Here you’ll find beautiful sandy beaches and family-friendly areas, yet a night-life that’s still lively! The area is primarily a quiet one but there’s still plenty to see and do when you’re not knocking out set after set on court.

Where to stay?

Globales Hotel America In Calas De Mallorca sits on a stunning cliffside so sea views come as standard here! One of this regions most beautiful white-sand beaches sits just below the hotel and the resorts’ town centre, with many shops and restaurants is less than a five minute stroll away. You’ll have access to not one but three pools, each overlooking the Mediteranean sea! There’s a main buffet to cover your three main meals of the day, plus a poolside pizzeria and barbeque for those extra peckish moments.

Tennis wise, guests can enjoy playing on multiple courts within the vicinity with luscious views of the ocean surrounding you! They’ll also be many other sporting activities going on in the hotel with not only tennis but football, ping ping, billiards and even a kids club if you’re travelling with young ones.

Globales America Hotel

Globales America Hotel in Calas De Mallorca, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

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