Cloos Life Guide - Top 5 Hotels with Spectacular Tennis Courts
Staying at a hotel should never be an excuse for falling behind on your practise. But while you are at it, why not choose a hotel that has a bit more to it than just a regular clay court. If you do not have a tennis court bucket list, now is the time to make one.
Many of the finest tennis courts from around the world are spectacles in their own right with exquisite designs and picturesque surroundings. To name a few worth noticing, we have pointed out five unique hotel tennis courts to be put on any tennis court bucket list.
1. Il San Pietro di Positano, Amalfi CoastAnyone else down for sipping limoncello between sets and going for a post-match dip in the Mediterranean Sea? Nestled between the terraced cliffs of the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast, you will find the incredible Il San Pietro di Positano tennis court. Unfortunately, the incredible tennis court is only for guests, but we say it is worth the cost!
Il San Pietro di Positano
2. Burj al Arab, UAE
Do you dare to take a swing on this helipad court? We all remember the friendly match that Federer and Agassi played out in 2005 at the world’s highest tennis court. The helipad attached to Dubai’s most icon hotel, Burj al Arab, was temporarily converted by ATP into a tennis courts. One thing we can tell you for sure: A lot of tennis balls were lost…
Burj al Arab
3. Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, AntibesHidden away at the Southernmost tip of the Cap d’Antibes you will find Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, which is considered one of the most beautiful properties in Europe. You can play like the pros on one of Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc’s 5 clay tennis courts, situated underneath a verdant canopy of Aleppo pines, palms and olive trees.
Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc
4. The Enchantment Resort, ArizonaTennis with a view, anyone? Now you can revel in one of the world’s most dramatic landscapes, serving as the backdrop for your tennis tournaments. Make sure to add the spectacular courts at the Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, to your tennis court bucket list.
The Enchantment Resort
5. Gstaad Palace, SwitzerlandPractice your backhand to the sweeping views of the Swiss Alps. If you are interested in improving your skills at the famous spot, former number one tennis player Roy Emerson hosts teaching classes here. No need to fall behind on our practice when staying at the Gstaad Palace.