As the country looks forward to another tennis Championships at Wimbledon this summer (3rd-16th July) it emerges that tennis as a sport has never been more popular. The latest Active Lives survey from Sport England shows a big rise in adult tennis participation in England and the highest figure recorded for tennis since the survey began with 915,000 adults now playing tennis regularly.
Providing to this new tennis enthusiasts is Pine Cliffs, A Luxury Collection Resort in the Algarve, who have their own tennis academy and facilities led by the former British No1 player and TV sports presenter and commentator Annabel Croft.
For those looking to improve their skills over the course of a holiday, the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy offers tennis camps over five days with 10 hours of coaching focusing on different skills each day, or weekend courses. Or for those that want to play a casual game players can simply rent a court and play with friends and family.
The resort is perfect for families – earning it an award for ‘The Best Family Resort’ in Europe by the World Luxury Hotel Awards. The resort offers an extensive selection of activities for the whole family to do including the Porto Pirata Children’s club with life size pirate ships, MIMO Algarve – a cooking school with family classes.
Pine Cliffs’ tennis facilities include five floodlit courts – two clay courts, three hard courts and a padel tennis court, which can be booked by the hour or as a block for the week by contacting the academy directly.
Includes 10 hours of coaching over 5 days:
Junior Tennis Camp (4-13 yrs) and Teenage Tennis Camp (13-17 yrs) – €295.00 pc
Adult Tennis Holiday- €365 pp
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Private lessons can also be booked for €75 /hour or shared lessons from €45 /hour per person
For adults there is pretty 9-hole golf course and Serenity Spa- The Art of Wellbeing- with a myriad of treatments and its indoor Thermal Oasis with a herbal sauna, hydrotherapy pool, jacuzzi, steam room and a salt sauna.
The resort offers hotel accommodation as well as luxury suites, apartments, and private villas, for self-catering. There are 8 swimming pools at the resort, as well as 11 restaurants and bars, which offer a wide variety of cuisines and dishes to cater to every taste.
Two adults can stay at Pine Cliffs Hotel in June 2023 from €385 per night including breakfast. A family of four can stay in a Two-Bedroom Pine Cliffs Gardens suite in June 2023 from €515 per night.
For more information visit: pinecliffs.com