Best Caribbean Tennis Resorts
The Buccaneer Tennis Resort, US Virgin Islands
Founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations, st. Croix's Buccaneer is the Caribbean's and Virgin Islands' longest running tennis resort. Both historic and modern, the resort blends old world charm with warm hospitality and the amenities expected by today's traveler. More than a hotel, The Buccaneer is a premier destination resort for golf, tennis, water sports, weddings, honeymoons and family vacations.
The Buccaneer features eight Laykold courts, two lit for night play. Tennis magazine has called The Buccaneer "the best tennis resort in the Virgin Islands". A fully-stocked pro shop provides top-of-the-line equipment and stringing services. The site of several annual tournaments appropriate for guests 'participation, The Buccaneer specializes in pairing up players for enjoyable matches year' round. Weekly round robins, and doubles drills for ladies, cardio clinics and other seasonal clinics are scheduled for guests.
Caneel Bay Tennis Resort, A Rosewood Resort, US Virgin Islands
Located on a 170-acre peninsula surrounded by the beauty of the Virgin Island National Park and seven pristine beaches, Caneel Bay is on St. John in the US Virgin Islands. With 3/5 of the island preserved under the national park system, the island remains the least commercial and low key of the three USVI islands. This tiny island is only accessible by boat or ferry. Its beaches are considered to be some of the best in the world, white sandy beaches shaded by sea grape trees and coconut palms.
Originally built by Laurance S. Rockefeller, Caneel Bay trails along seven gorgeous beaches in the 5,000-acre Virgin Islands National Park, which covers much of the island of St. George. John. The waters offshore are all part of a protected marine park, rich in colorful reef life. Within the resort, footpaths and shuttle routes connect the main hotel building, restaurants, and water sports center with the scattered 166 air-conditioned rooms and a park like 11-court tennis complex.
Carlisle Bay Tennis Resort, Antigua, WI
Carlisle Bay Antigua A truly exciting tennis resort in the Caribbean opened in December 2003 on the unspoilt south coast of Antigua bringing chic contemporary luxury to the beach Sister hotel to the award-winning One Aldwych in London, Cool calm interiors 82 spacious ocean-facing suites , Two outstanding restaurants, East and Indigo on the Beach, Three great bars, Fabulous, friendly service, Exceptional Blue Spa with 100% pure and natural products. A host of water sports, Gymnasium, personal training, yoga, Pilates, Nine tennis courts. Luxurious private screening room Cool Kids Club aAnd much much more.
There are nine fantastic tennis courts at Carlisle Bay, eight cushioned hard courts and one artificial grass court. Four courts are lit for night play. A fully equipped Pro Shop is happy to assist with any guest requirement. Rackets, shoes and a ball machine are complimentary.
Professional tuition is available for all ages and all standards either as group lessons or privately. There are also a host of clinics from a never touched a racket before clinic through to volley clinic, serve clinic and doubles clinic.
Challenge matches, round robin doubles and childrens tennis are part of the program. Corporate tournaments can also be arranged.
Casa de Campo Tennis Resort, Dominican Republic
A distinctive blend of Caribbean chic and classic elegance, the 7,000-acre Casa de Campo tennis resort on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, is not only the home of Pete Dye´s legendary Teeth of the Dog golf course, but a beacon for Caribbean travel! Casa de Campo´s unique facilities, world-class features, refined commitment to service, and warm, genuine hospitality provided by the Dominican people captivates all ages and is celebrated around the world.
Nestled on a lush topical hillside, Casa de Campo´s country club style La Terraza Tennis Center offers 13 immaculately maintained, fast-dry Har-Tru courts, (10 lighted), the finest equipment and staff, and a spectacular view of the sea . Rental equipment is available in the Tennis Pro Shop, and our Professional staff is on hand for volleys and private lessons.
Club Med-Turkoise, Turks and Caicos, British West Indies
Once a pirates' haunt, the eight Turks and Caicos Islands are today a dream destination and absolute heaven for divers and one of the most beautiful tennis resorts of Club med.
The enticing color of the sea around this group of islands in the South Bahamas will make you want to bathe in its waters and explore its undersea world forever. The resort of Turquoise is in Grace Bay, which is in the north-eastern corner of the main island, Providenciales. Colorful bungalows mingle with the hibiscus trees along the edge of a beach of pearly sand, stretching as far as the eye can see.
For the ultimate in water sports, Club Med Turquoise, Turks & Caicos, has exactly what you're looking for. This Caribbean adult-only resort is a perfect destination for diving vacations. Come alone or with your friends, and enjoy a unique all-inclusive beach vacation in this idyllic setting.
In this Club Med Tennis Resort, the focus is on sports, novices and experts can try out exciting new sports and sensations. Under the supervision of qualified instructors, enjoy the highest standards of equipment with 4 hard courts and 4 synthetic courts and a Training wall.
Source by Jim Hanks