Six of the best tennis holidays in the world – from La Manga to Dubai

Kevin Palmer
Ultimate guide to tennis holiday
Ultimate guide to tennis holiday

No tennis holiday is complete without a hit on some top-class courts in a totally new environment, and thankfully, we know some of the best locations around the globe.

From Dubai’s sandy coastline to the American Sunshine State of Florida and a variety of locations around Europe, tennis players of all standards have a glorious menu to browse as they look to secure their dream tennis holiday in 2023.

And the All Court Tennis Club are a step ahead in the race to find the perfect tennis getaway, as they arrange packages that ensure everything is in place when you get to your holiday destination.

The All Court Tennis Club is a global members club of passionate, amateur active tennis players, connected locally and internationally through city chapters – with exclusive access to clubs and courts, coaches and mentors, experiences and events.

Here, we look at the options on offer for you and the All Court Tennis Club members aiming to select the holiday that has tennis at its heart.

The All Court Tennis Club are set for a knock-out end to 2022 at their annual Hard Court Tennis Challenge taking place in Dubai this weekend, Dec 9-10.

In an exciting special guest announcement, ATP top-20 player Borna Ćorić will be on court and hitting with the club’s members.

A limited number of tickets are still available and membership sign-up is complimentary. Secure your spot here.

La Manga Club, Spain

La Manga Club
La Manga Club

Recently renovated to a breathtaking standard, the Spanish resort that has long been the first-choice location for tennis fans should be added to your must-visit list in 2023.

Since its creation back in 1972, La Manga Club Resort has become one of Europe’s most-loved sports and holiday destinations, providing the perfect blend of exceptional sports facilities, sunshine, idyllic surrounds, luxury accommodation and Spanish charm.

Now their investment in a new racquet club that features tennis, Padel and gym facilities has taken this venue to a new level.

Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at Pine Cliffs, Portugal

Located on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Pine Cliffs Resort, this destination offers up five floodlit courts – two clay, three hard courts and one Padel court – ideal for day or night-time play.

The premier tennis courts are managed by Annabel Croft Tennis Academy along with the resort’s friendly staff who are happy to arrange matches for solo players as well as action-packed clinics for guests of all ages and skill levels.

The backing of former British No.1 Croft adds to the reputation of this resort, with travellers set to flock back to this location in big numbers throughout 2023.

Pine Cliffs, Algarve
Pine Cliffs, Algarve

The Meydan Hotel, Dubai

The chosen location for the All Court Tennis Club’s much anticipated Hard Court Tennis Challenge, this classy hotel in Dubai offers the perfect facilities for a dream holiday and some high-quality tennis facilities alongside.

It’s no wonder the hotel is the favoured destination for the All Court Tennis Club members with the UAE’s premier tennis academy offering up a variety of hard, Plexi-cushion, Padel and mini courts to suit all ages and skill levels.

The pro shop is a must-visit for tennis aficionados, while younger guests can also benefit from specially designed age-appropriate programmes.

Puente Romano, Marbella, Spain

Since the great Bjorn Borg opened the club in 1979, this venue has hosted some of the very best stars at international tournaments and even world-renowned musicians for their open-air concerts.

Today, professional coaching and 10 courts are open to the public – whether you’re already a pro or picking up a racquet for the first time.

Holiday camps take place throughout Easter, Summer, Halloween and Christmas holidays where younger guests are divided into separate groups depending on their age and tennis level.

The camp includes two hours of tennis training on each day from Monday to Friday.

Forte Village, Sardinia, Italy

Tennis courses at this resort are aimed at players of all ages, both beginners and professionals, with lessons offering expert training on individual shots and competition techniques.

The head of the Tennis Academy is Rocco Loccisano, the established Australian tennis player with Italian roots and former coach to 1987 Wimbledon champion Pat Cash.

Higher-level players at Forte Village can enroll in the unmissable weekly singles, doubles, junior and senior tennis tournaments.

Gstaad Palace, Switzerland

This stunning resort in Gstaad offers first-class hospitality.

Perched into an idyllic spot overlooking Bernese Oberland, the 95 rooms and suites at this seasonal hotel blend modern glamour with alpine elegance.

Tennis legend Roy Emerson has been staging tennis weekends at this location for many years with this resort also being rated one of the best in the world, exuding a mix of elegance and class throughout.

The All Court Tennis Club offers unrivalled access and special member discounts to their partner hotels and resorts around the world.

Join them in Dubai this weekend for an action-packed weekend of tennis, Padel, pro-hitting and members’ socials. Don’t miss this chance to play with ATP top-20 player Borna Ćoric while enjoying some winter sunshine on Dubai’s sunny coastline. Get tickets HERE

And check out the full All Court Tennis Club offering HERE, so you can start planning your next big tennis trip.