Top 20 Tennis Resorts in Florida

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Florida is the No.1 tennis destination that has many choices of tennis resorts to rest and recharge with family and friends. We spent two weeks gathering all the information from tennis enthusiasts and authorities about the best tennis resorts in Florida.

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The list is simply ranked on the number of courts they facilitated. There are many factors that affect the overall tennis experience like programs, coaching quality, costs, court environment, etc., so take your time finding the best tennis resort that fits you in this Top 20 tennis destination in Florida.

Table of Contents

  1. Saddlebrook Resort (43 courts)
  2. Omni Amelia Island Resort (23 courts)
  3. The Resort at Longboat Key Club (20 courts)
  4. PGA National Resort – Palm Beach Gardens (19 courts)
  5. Boca Raton Beach Club (16 courts)
  6. Naples Grande Beach Resort (15 courts)
  7. Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (15 courts)
  8. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (15 courts)
  9. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort (12 courts)
  10. TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort – Miramar Beach (12 courts)
  11. The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami (11 courts)
  12. Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort (11 courts)
  13. The Breakers Palm Beach (10 courts)
  14. Palm Island Resort (10 courts)
  15. Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa (8 courts)
  16. Cheeca Lodge & Spa (6 courts)
  17. Sundial Beach Resort & Spa (6 courts)
  18. Reunion Resort & Golf Club (6 courts)
  19. Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort (5 courts)
  20. Hawks Cay Resort (4 courts)

Read on to know more about the best resorts in Florida now.

1. Saddlebrook Resort

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It’s one of the nation’s most renowned Tampa Bay resort stays, the award-winning Saddlebrook Resort has gained its reputation as an unforgettable meeting and vacation destination as well as one of the nation’s leading sports training facilities. 

It has forty-three tennis courts, including all four Grand Slam surfaces, making it possible to experience a variety of tennis matches. Some of the world’s greatest players have trained at Saddlebrook, including Jim Courier, Pete Sampras, Martina Hingis, James Blake, and the current Bryan brothers, Jack Sock, and Bob and Mike Bryan. 

To experience tennis in a variety of methods, the resort offers adult tennis clinics and camps, junior camps, and Saddlebrook Preparatory School.

2. Omni Amelia Island Resort

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The resort is one of the world’s truly amazing locations to play tennis. It was named one of the United States’ 50 finest tennis resorts and one of the country’s most incredible locations in Tennis Magazine. 

It features twenty-three Har-Tru clay courts, a tennis pro shop, a health and fitness center, function rooms, and the Verandah restaurant. The Omni Amelia Island Resort tennis program, operated by Cliff Drysdale Tennis, includes adult camps, ladies retreats, junior camps, private lessons and clinics, and local, junior, USTA, and professional tournaments. 

Legends of tennis such as Andre Agassi, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Martina Hingis, Maria Sharapova, and the Williams sisters have played at Omni Amelia Island Resort.

3. The Resort at Longboat Key Club

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Longboat Key Club is the only AAA four-diamond beachfront resort in Sarasota. Longboat Key Club offers outstanding facilities and exclusive services, all nestled on the white sands of Sarasota Bay. Tennis Magazine has named it one of the “Number One Tennis Resorts on the Gulf Coast of Florida” and one of the “Top Ten Tennis Resorts in America.” 

Longboat Key Club has twenty Har-Tru courts that border Sarasota Bay, making it one of the country’s finest tennis resorts. In addition, the resort provides tennis clinics and one-on-one instruction for players of all ages.

4. PGA National Resort – Palm Beach Gardens

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It’s a world-class golf, vacation, and meeting destination located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. It has a newly renovated world-class 33,000 square-foot Sports & Racquet Club with nineteen Har Tru tennis courts (12 lit for night play). 

Daily clinics, weekly and monthly social round robins, private lessons, and custom-designed sessions are all offered at the PGA National Resort Racquet Club.

5. Boca Raton Beach Club

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You will be close to South Inlet Park Beach and Mizner Park when staying at the Boca Raton – A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Boca Raton, which is on the waterfront. This 4-star resort is close to South Beach Park and the Boca Raton Museum of Art. 

There are sixteen tennis courts as well as a full-service Pro Shop. Clay courts with a subsurface watering system known as HydroGrid are 20% cooler than regular courts. Junior classes to adult sessions and drills are offered. With Robbie Wagner, a renowned USTA High-Performance Coach who has a USPTA Pro Level 1 rating, Club members and resort guests can benefit from his academy.

6. Naples Grande Beach Resort

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A resort is located in Southwest Florida,  an eco-friendly beach resort for couples, families, and business groups that offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Featuring fifteen Har-Tru courts, as well as water sports on three miles of sugar sand beaches. Tennis Resorts Online ranked it as one of the world’s top 50 tennis resorts. The club offers an unmatched tennis program for players of all ages and levels of skill.

7. Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

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The south side of the property is positioned on the sugar-white sands and emerald-green waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast, making for a pleasant location. You can use complimentary bicycles, boogie boards, kayaks, tennis, fitness center access, and resort-wide tram service. 

The facility has twelve clay courts and three hard courts. The resort offers group clinics, round robins weekly, and tennis matching services that can assist you to find a tennis partner.

8. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

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The AAA Five-Diamond rated Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, a gracious, stately establishment on a 300-acre beachfront property in northeast Florida, evokes images of serene opulence – of class, manner, and history.

Ponte Vedra’s Racquet Club has evolved from a single clay court more than 80 years ago, to its revered position today as the “ATP World Tour Official Tennis Club.” It has fifteen Har-Tru hydro courts, eight courts are lit for evening play, and more than twenty Drill Clinics, mixers, and instructional programs for all skill levels are offered each week.

9. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort

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The resort is ideally located near Disney World, making it great for kids of all ages. There are plenty of activities to choose from during the stay, including golf and tennis, swimming, sailing, and even getting a massage.

There have eight clay and four hard courts, which used to be the former site of ATP and WTA tournaments—Jimmy Connors, Boris Becker, Andre Agassi, and Martina Navratilova all competed here. And they also host the National 90s Hardcourt Championships each April.

10. TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort – Miramar Beach

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TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort offers vacation rentals in a private gated community on Miramar Beach. There are six different condo complexes and neighborhoods in the resort, all of which are contained within a private gated community. In addition to three restaurants, a fitness center, and a premier tennis club, the resort offers many other amenities.

The Tennis Center hosts weekly tennis events year-round, such as round robins, drill sessions, and clinics. Most importantly, you can enjoy free use of all twelve courts during your stay, and the tennis front desk can help arrange tennis instruction, tournament play, and other programs.

11. The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

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The resort sits along the coast of the five-mile barrier island, a tropical oasis situated just minutes from downtown Miami, Florida. Features oceanfront dining and wedding destinations.

It has the largest Tennis Center of any Ritz-Carlton with ten soft clay Hydro-courts and one hard court designed by tennis legend Cliff Drysdale. Was recognized by “Tennis” magazine as one of the 50 best in the country. The center offers clinics and lessons for players of all ages and one-on-one lessons.

12. Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort

Innisbrook A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort tennis courts
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The Valspar Championship, one of America’s finest golf courses, is held each March at Innisbrook, a collection of four championship golf courses. The resort features over 300 spacious guest rooms and suites, 65,000 square feet of newly renovated conference facilities, and the luxurious Salamander Spa.

The tennis center has eleven Har-Tru courts, with seven lighted for night play. You’ll have full access to tennis pro shops. Besides, they have a pool of players to call upon if you look for a tennis match during your stay. All tennis camps, clinics, and junior programs are coached by Gigi Fernandez (17 Grand Slam Doubles Titles).

13. The Breakers Palm Beach

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The Breakers is one of America’s most iconic resorts. Located on 140 acres of oceanfront property on the island of Palm Beach, Florida, with its prime location and stunning architecture, The Breakers has long been a favorite destination for the rich and famous. Presidents, movie stars, and royalty have all been guests of the hotel at one time or another. 

The resort has ten beautifully groomed Har-Tru courts which are all lighted, a comprehensive Pro Shop with the latest fashions and equipment, as well as clinics and private court sessions with USPTA/USPTR-certified professional instructors.

14. Palm Island Resort

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The resort was a one-of-a-kind true-out island resort. No bridge or causeway existed on the island, which ensured a relaxed, tropical vacation setting. All of the buildings and villas were hidden among the trees and the foliage. The only way to get around the island was by foot, golf cart, or bicycle. This made the island feel like its own little world.

They have a total of ten hard courts to match. Coach Art has been a part of the game for over 37 years, and he has a good reputation. You can reserve private lessons or clinics; of course, they will connect you with other players if you want them to.

15. Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa

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The resort is situated on a stunning stretch of unspoiled beach along the Atlantic Coast in Palm Coast. Features 330 ocean-view hotel rooms, condos, villas, and vacation rentals. A 91,000-square-foot Fantasy Pool complex complete with a water flume and lazy river. The soft sandy beach to all of the popular nearby attractions.

The resort has eight lighted Hydro-Grid clay courts overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Adult and junior programs are available, and the lessons and clinics are for players of all skill sets.

16. Cheeca Lodge & Spa

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For over seventy years, Cheeca Lodge & Spa has been an exclusive hideaway for celebrities, business leaders, and U.S. Presidents. Set on 27 private oceanfront acres in Islamorada, Cheeca has been constructed with a porte-cochere entrance, traditional Florida Keys architecture, and a spirited tradition of “barefoot elegance” — a term coined at Cheeca.

There are six lighted tennis courts for you to play tennis from sunrise to sunset. In addition, green fees, clubs, racquets, and balls are all included in the resort fee. 

17. Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

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Sundial Resort is a tropical island destination situated on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. It’s located on an island with miles of shell-strewn beaches. Amenities include tennis & pickleball courts, heated swimming pools, spa, sea school, kids club, marketplace & more. 

The tennis facility has six state-of-the-art HydroGrid clay courts giving the best playing surface in paradise. With tennis programs, lessons, match pairing, and tournaments, which are perfect for players of all ages and skill levels.

18. Reunion Resort & Golf Club

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Reunion Resort is located less than seven miles from Disney. And features seven fine and casual restaurants, six lighted Hydro-grid tennis courts, pickleball courts, an 18-hole miniature golf course, foot golf, 7 community pools, and a five-acre Water Park that includes a zero-entry pool, waterslide, and a 1,000-foot lazy river.

The Tennis Center offers one-on-one lessons and clinics led by Marcelo Gouts for guests on six clay Hydro-Grid courts. Marcelo has been a prominent figure in central Florida tennis for the past 35 years, holding a certificate as an Elite Teaching Professional. Marcelo is also a member of the USTA Florida Board of Directors, where he has served for the past 5 years.

19. Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort

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Located along the sugar sand beaches of Northwest Florida, Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort is an oasis. Tucked away amidst the oak trees and towering beach dunes is a resort that is off the beaten path, a place of rest and relaxation.

It’s regarded as one of the premier beach and tennis resorts on the Emerald Coast. The tennis center features five clay courts. A free match-making service is available for all guests. Tennis lessons and clinics are offered 5 days a week, private lessons are taught by USPTA pros.

20. Hawks Cay Resort

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The resort is centrally located between Miami and Key West yet tucked away on the secluded island of Duck Key. There is no need for a passport for U.S residents to be there. With easy access by car, boat, or plane, you can enjoy the best qualities of the Caribbean.

The tennis center has four courts, two Hydro courts, and two hard courts. Offers adult and youth tennis programs including Shot Clinics, Junior Programs, Tournaments, and Private Lessons which are all operated by Cliff Drysdale Tennis.

What’s Next

Now that you have the list of the best Florida tennis resorts, go ahead and make a reservation for your next tennis vacation with your friends and family now.

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