5 of the Best Tennis & Spa Holidays
- 26 August 2014 26 August 2014
If you’re looking for an active holiday, why not try a tennis and spa getaway for a healthy holiday at one of our luxury resorts. Tennis is an easy sport to take up with good health benefits for a distraction from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing you to de-stress whilst getting fit at the same time. If you fancy a break from the court, the spas at our resorts offer the perfect way to unwind on a luxury spa holiday; with a fantastic range of treatments to pamper and soothe tired muscles. Therefore why waste your time lying on a beach when you could be putting your mind and body to good use. We select our top 5 destinations for a tennis and spa holiday.
Portugal: Pine Cliffs
Tennis at Pine Cliffs
Whether you are an experienced tennis player or just starting to consider the sport, this one-week coaching tennis holiday allows you to enjoy a secluded break, while enjoying the pleasures of learning and improving yourself at the Annabel Croft tennis academy. Facilities boast six high quality tennis courts and qualified trainers who run training and coaching sessions. The academies philosophy orientates itself at the “Movement and Repetition” method, former British No.1 Annabel Croft has developed and perfected herself. The tennis programme includes highly paced drills and exercises to enjoy the training while growing in skill yourself.
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Spain: Marbella Club
Tennis at Marbella Club
Walk (and play) in the steps of sporting legends such as Serena Williams and Boris Becker at the exceptional Puente Romano Tennis Club, located just 3 minutes from Marbella Club. Well-equipped courts, and individual coaching sessions with encouraging and talented instructors help you to gain confidence and perfect your technique. If you want to put your new-found skills to the test, group tennis tournaments on Thursdays and Sundays are the perfect opportunity to channel your inner champion. But it’s not all go, go, go! Relax after an energetic day with a personalised massage, yoga or meditation and return home from your tennis holiday with that feel-good feeling.
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St. Lucia: The BodyHoliday LeSport
Enjoying a game of tennis at The BodyHoliday
Discover St Lucia’s spectacular all-inclusive spa retreat located on Cariblue’s untouched beach, where opportunities are endless for finding something to do on this tennis and spa holiday. Head to the tennis courts for a personalised lesson, or if you like a challenge, compete in the resort’s tennis competition and show the other guests what you’re made of. For optimum relaxation, stop off at the spa to admire the breath-taking views of the coastline while enjoying a range of daily treatments including massages, body scrubs and facials. For an active alternative in the water, there’s also a selection of water sports available, which include scuba-diving and snorkelling, enabling you to dive in and discover what lies below the Caribbean Sea.
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Tennis courts at Thanyapura
Reconnect with nature on a tennis and spa break at this sports retreat in Southern Thailand. No matter what your ability, enjoy private tennis coaching sessions from the expert instructors, or for something different, hire out the court if you fancy a little competition against your friends on your tennis holiday. After an energetic workout, revive your body and mind at the spa, with treatments including body wraps, massages and facials on offer to aid healing in a deserved pampering session. This active break also offers a range of other activities including yoga, Pilates, swimming and bootcamp training sessions to get your heart racing once again, and so whether you’re a solo traveller or part of a group; you won’t be short of things to do on this activity holiday.
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Cyprus: Aphrodite Hills
Tennis in the sun at Aphrodite Hills
Head to picturesque Cyprus for an intense tennis coaching holiday on the Mediterranean coast. The spacious Tennis academy at Aphrodite Hills features 8 floodlit courts, enthusiastic staff and teachers as well as various tennis coaching programmes for guests of every age and level. In small groups, experience excellent coaching sessions in the morning and captivating match training in the afternoons, to learn about tactics and receive expert advice from the coaches. Two pampering massages round off the programme making you feel refreshed and ready to hit the court again with new energy and motivation.
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Talk to one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfect tennis and spa holiday