Swing and Serve: The Best Golf and Tennis Holidays

Swing and Serve: The Best Golf and Tennis Holidays


Whether you’re looking for some leisurely fun or are keen to improve your skills, golf breaks and tennis holidays are available for all abilities. Practice your swing or ace your serve on a luxury golf or tennis holiday, or perhaps try your hand at both. Tennis and golf are great sports for singles, couples and even families! Receive expert coaching to really give your game an edge and share tips with like-minded sporting enthusiasts from across the globe. With professional tennis courts and champion golf courses in ample destinations worldwide, whether you want to hit balls by the beach or under the mountains there is a resort for everyone. Here are our best golf and tennis retreats for the perfect active holiday:


Tennis at BodyHoliday, St. Lucia



Escape on an exciting tennis holiday to BodyHoliday in St. Lucia. This luxurious spa resort sits on Cariblue's crescent-shaped beach and is surrounded by acres of unspoiled rainforests and natural waterfalls. With group classes to suit all abilities, personalised private lessons and a tournament to show off your newly developed skills, this is a holiday experience you won't forget. What's more, you can enjoy a range of luxurious spa treatments and energising fitness classes in between your time on the court. The resort is excellent for sports holidays and offers a host of activities spanning from mountain biking to scuba diving. Besides tennis, guests can enjoy the use of an 18-hole championship golf course, 3 swimming pools, a fitness studio and the award-winning spa. On top of this, the resort caters for every taste in food and drink with three great restaurants and relaxing bars to choose from.


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Golf at Galo Resort, Madeira



Jet-off on a golfing holiday to the sun-kissed island of Madeira at the award-winning Galo Resort. Located in the small village of Caniço de Baixo on the south-eastern coast of Madeira, the resort is only a short drive from the capital city of Funchal. The area is famed for its azure blue waters and there are several golf courses within driving distance making it an ideal destination for an activity-filled wellness getaway. Practice your swing at the two championship-level golf courses, and make the most of an expertly designed indoor driving range and a spacious putting green. Whether you are an enthusiastic beginner or a golfing pro, improve your technique with private golf lessons designed to challenge you with specialised tuition. Off the course, keep active with a range of complimentary fitness classes or unwind with a healing treatment at the luxury spa.


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Marbella Club, Spain



Nestled in the heart of the coastal Golden Mile, Marbella Club has an array of excellent sporting facilities and offers programmes in both tennis and golf. Walk (and play) in the steps of sporting legends such as Serena Williams and Boris Becker at the exceptional Puente Romano Tennis Club. Individual coaching sessions with expert instructors will help you to gain confidence and perfect your technique. If you want to put your new-found skills to the test, group tennis tournaments are the perfect opportunity to channel your inner champion. Or if you are after an exceptional golfing experience, Costa del Sol’s exclusive 18-hole golf course boasts spectacular views of the Mediterranean from the hills of Andalucía. One-on-one tuition allows you the flexibility to personalise the focus of the sessions. Relax after an energetic day with a massage, yoga or meditation session and return home from your activity holiday with that feel-good feeling.


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Annabel Croft Tennis at Pine Cliffs, Portugal



Set on the stunning Algarve coastline, Pine Cliffs Resort is a luxurious hideaway for those seeking an active fitness holiday. If you are in search of a holiday with more than just sun, sea and sand, this retreat in Albufeira features a golf course, beach club, spa, and fitness centre, as well as the acclaimed tennis academy. Whether you are an experienced tennis player or just starting out, the tennis programme at Pine Cliffs, created by former British no.1 Annabel Croft, allows you to enjoy a secluded break whilst improving your game. Professional trainers run personalised coaching sessions on the resort’s six high-quality tennis courts. The tennis programme includes highly paced drills and exercises to improve your fitness and performance. Relax after your sessions at the Serenity Spa and indulge in a variety of restorative treatments or lounge on the beach. You’ll return home a better player than you could’ve ever expected.


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Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus



Set on a plateau in the hills above Paphos and boasting spectacular views over the Mediterranean Sea, Aphrodite Hills is an outstanding 5-star golf, tennis and spa resort. The stunning 18-hole championship golf course at Aphrodite Hills is freshly renovated and makes for an extraordinary golf holiday. Practice your swing and exchange tips and tricks with other guests from around the world. Or if tennis is your sport of choice, with 8 floodlit tennis courts and an experienced coaching team, the tennis programme at Aphrodite Hills is the perfect retreat for tennis lovers of any age. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate, the dedicated tennis coaches will help you improve your game and serving skills, which you can later show off in organised matches. Your sporting experience will be complemented by soothing massages at the Retreat spa to further enhance wellbeing and relaxation. You will leave refreshed and with a new enthusiasm for your chosen sport.


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Get some fresh air and improve your game on an active golf or tennis holiday. Handpicked by our Wellness Travel Specialists, these golf and tennis retreats combine luxury locations with an unforgettable sporting experience.


Talk to one of our Wellness Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfect sports holiday.