Top Tennis Training Holidays Worthy of Wimbledon
With Wimbledon fever set to strike, those inspired to dig out their dusty tennis rackets can now rediscover the racket wielding sport as Health and Fitness Travel the leading specialists in healthy holidays worldwide, share their top tennis training holidays. Gain the advantage whether training in Thailand at a specialist sports retreat frequented by sporting stars, or diversifying your racket skills with tennis, squash and padel in Portugal. After working up a sweat, ward off tennis elbow through the expertise of professional chiropractors and rejuvenating spa treatments, leaving your body ready to hit the courts again tomorrow. Game, set, match.
Train like the Stars in Thailand: Thanyapura Tennis
Ace your game with expert coaching at this specialist sports retreat in Phuket, frequented by sporting stars, including Maria Sharapova and Bojana Jovanovski. Drawn in by world-class facilities, train like the professionals and reach your personal best with private technique, strength and conditioning training lessons, together with cardio tennis sessions to really push your fitness. Ward off tennis elbow with personalised treatments from a professional tennis chiropractor and heal your body with rejuvenating sports therapy. Take advantage of complimentary fitness classes, including yoga and spinning, before completing some laps in the 50m Olympic pool.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Thanyapura from £1,820pp or £1,975 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a tennis programme, return flights and transfers.
Train in a Champion Tennis School in Turkey: D-Hotel Maris Tennis
Gain the advantage on this coastal tennis holiday at D-Hotel Maris in Turkey, overlooking where the Aegean and Mediterranean waters meet. Learn how to ace your tennis technique during private lessons with the D-Hotel Tennis School, headed up by Wimbledon champion and Olympic medallist, Goran Ivanisevic. Off the court, unwind with reviving spa treatments or take advantage of complimentary group classes, from spinning to yoga. With five natural private beaches to choose from, continue your sporty streak as you soak up the sunshine during a game of beach volleyball.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at D-Hotel Maris from £1,570pp or £2,045 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a Fusion Fitness programme, return flights and transfers.
Tennis, Squash & Padel in Portugal: The Oitavos Tennis Break
Make it count with a diverse tennis break set upon Portugal’s scenic Estoril coastline at The Oitavos. With more sports facilities than you can shake your racket at, take to the court for your intensive 2-3-hour private lesson with a professional coach, before practicing your skills with use of the ten tennis courts. Diversify your racket skills with a game of squash or experience a hybrid of tennis and squash by trying your hand at padel. Off the court, keep active with complimentary fitness classes, including TRX training, yoga and Pilates, before rejuvenating with a deluge of ocean inspired spa treatments.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 3 nights at The Oitavos from £910pp or £1,480 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a tennis programme, return flights and transfers.
Train in the Caribbean Tropics:Carlisle Bay Tennis
Add some Vitamin-D to your game as you soak up the sun training in the tropics at Carlisle Bay in the Caribbean. Beneath tropical palm trees, nine courts are a stone’s throw away from the turquoise waters edge, including four floodlit courts for cooler evening games. With six private tennis lessons included and optional complimentary clinics, you will have plenty of opportunity to improve your technique under the tuition of professional instructors. In-between games, explore on a rainforest hike or take to the tropical waters paddle boarding, before rejuvenating with a deep tissue massage at the award-winning Blue Spa.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Carlisle Bay from £2,715pp or £3,800 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a tennis programme, return flights and transfers.
Take a Tennis Break in the UK: Grayshott Spa Tennis Break
Serve it and smash it on a 2-night tennis break at Grayshott Spa, set in 47 acres of peaceful gardens and woodland in the Surrey countryside. Ace your game with two hour-long private coaching sessions with Grayshott’s own tennis pro, before practicing your skills with complimentary use of the indoor and outdoor tennis courts. Keep active with daily walks in the surrounding grounds and adjacent National Trust land, or join in with a variety of group classes, including yoga, Pilates, circuit training and Tai Chi. Finish off your short tennis break with a reviving massage to return home a fully rejuvenated tennis pro.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 2 nights at Grayshott Spa from £559pp for single or double occupancy, including full board and a tennis programme.
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