Raise Your Game in the Maldives’ Most Luxe Tennis Resorts
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Updated July, 2023
The mix of sand, sea, warm weather and hi-end resorts in the Maldives can please even the most avid tennis player. How about give your best serve or keep up with your own routine in a game of singles or double tennis and relax on the beach at the same time during your holiday in the Maldives.
There are many island resorts in the Maldives that, apart from a stunning beaches, fantastic diving and superb spas to unwind post-play provide tennis as well. But for tennis enthusiasts, the number of luxury hotels with tennis courts that truly accommodate their passion for the sport is low.
Many of the best resorts may offer court access and lessons with a pro, but that’s usually the extent of what’s available. Thankfully, there are properties that prioritize tennis as a highlight of their programming, providing guests ample opportunity to build their schedules around the tennis court with a variety of related activities that will not only improve their games but also put them in touch with like-minded travelers.
Where to Play Tennis in the Maldives? If a beach is critical, honeymooners seeking awe-inspiring ocean views, plenty of activity, sunshine and luxurious amenities should head to this ten luxury retreats where both celebrities and international tennis stars holiday.
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Best Experience: Couples, Families, Water Villas, Service, Beaches, Swimming with Mantas
Vakkaru Maldives is a brand new luxury resort located within the crystal clear waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll. Vakkaru is a lovely island combined with a real Maldivian atmosphere and offers many high-end options in a comfy ambiance. With an overwater spa and gym, the beauty of the island and all of Vakkaru's top-notch amenities at their full disposal, opportunities for post-match relaxation and recovery are also plentiful. There is simply nowhere else to play tennis quite like this. Read Full Review
The Maldives has never been associated with world-class tennis, until now. In the idyllic Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives’ partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis was launched on the resort’s cobalt-blue courts on November 16, 2020; it will see some of the world’s top players lead tennis clinics and tutorials exclusively for guests of the luxury resort. Make the most of year-round sunny skies and balmy evenings with two all-weather floodlit tennis courts.Check Availability and Prices
Best Experience for: Honeymoon, Family vaction, all inclusive, House reef snorkeling, activities, diving
Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa - the perfect island retreat in the Maldives, is located in the northern Haa Alifu Atoll. An exclusive all-villa Maldives resort for those who demand genuine luxury and the utmost in privacy. Set on a crescent-shaped private island, this incredible resort offers a choice of private, the largest villas with pools in Maldives for its guests to unwind and enjoy a home away from home. Gourmands, foodies and food lovers alike can indulge in an award winning culinary experience. Wellbeing is a core part of the Hideaway experience, with the divine Hideaway Spa offering a range of treatments for rejuvenation and relaxation. The abundance of fish life around this Maldives resort is second to none, making it a prime location for snorkelling and scuba diving. The perfect Maldives retreat, Hideaway offers the utmost in romance and is one of the preferred destinations for families are very welcome at Hideaway, with an extensive Kids Club available to help keep young travellers entertained during their stay. READ FULL REVIEW
Stay fit playing tennis at Hideaway Beach resort with RTC (Recreational Tennis Coaching), offering highly trained tennis coaches and courses for guests. RTC offers an unique tennis program based on continued education, for players of all ages and all skill levels including private or group lessons. The resort's multilingual resident tennis coach will be on hand to teach you tennis, help you improve your forehand or simply play a few games with you on two outdoor tennis courts at Hideaway.Check Availability and Prices
Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Groups, Beaches, Activities, Nightlife
Located in the UNESCO world biosphere of Baa Atoll, Finolhu was born out of a desire to bring a fresh wave to the uninhabited island experience. One of the Maldives’ most luxurious resorts, Finolhu is new barefoot chic experience with the self-styled island playground. Here you can unwind in sublime comfort, with the pristine beauty of secluded Maldivian paradise perfectly complemented by ultra-luxurious modernity. The island boasts the longest (1.8 km) sandbank of all the famous Maldivian resort islands - expect to spend a lot of time explorering it. A long beach should not disappoint you either; beach club with retro cinema and old-school arcade; spa with fitness centre and beach gym; watersports; four restaurants; snorkeling and tennis courts; Read Full Review
To ensure it delivers the finest experience possible, Finolhu has also initiated a number of strategic partnerships and now tennis lovers of all playing levels can enjoy world-class coaching and personalised tennis programmes at the resort thanks to Finolhu’s newest partnership with internationally-renowned tennis coaching specialists LUX Tennis.Check Availability and Prices
Best Experience: Water Villas, for Couples, House Reef Snorkeling & Diving, Mantas Watching
Dusit Thani Maldives is the warm hospitality of Thailand in an unprecedented luxury setting: two of the best aspects of an Asian luxury trip in one magnificent package. Located on Baa Atoll, Dusit Thani seduces guests with pearly white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, lush vegetation and a fantastic house reef with one of the most abundant marine life in the Maldives. Read Full Review
Start from December 2019 Dusit Thani Maldives has teamed up with tennis coaching company Recreational Tennis Coaching to offer lessons for the resort’s guests.The new resident tennis coaches will host junior and adult coaching sessions, as well as private and group classes tailored to suit all levels of ability.
All the lessons and activities are conducted at the resort’s two floodlit tennis courts, which are kept in excellent condition and available to book 24 hours in advance through the activity centre. All equipment, including high-quality balls and racquets, are available for complimentary hire.Check Availability and Prices
Best Experience: Couples, Family, Design, Activity
A new landmark for glamor and sophistication in the Maldives, JOALI is an ultra luxury resort that's opened in 2018 on the island of Muravandhu, Raa atoll. Celebrating the "Joy of Life" with high skill, artistry and sustainability in its very essence, Joali promises a non-standard and exceptional island experience for its guests. The 73-villa property offers unconventional luxury in a private setting and a distinct focus on design by internationally-renowned design studio Autoban. The Spa by ESPA invites guests on a holistic wellness journey along with a world-class fitness centre and expert trainers.
In partnership with LUX Tennis, Joali offers a customised top-class, tailored tennis coaching, practice programmes and fun events to inspire and challenge guests of all age and abilities to improve their skill set during their holidays. Whether it’s a private one-on-one or a group session with a professional ATP/WTA ranked coach, or a fun filled clinic, game, exhibition or tournament, LUX Tennis has the court covered. Read Full ReviewCheck Availability and Prices
Best Experience: Ultimate Luxury, Over Water Villas, Privacy and Tranquillity, spa, Wildlife, swimming with mantas
Discover Anantara Kihavah, a boutique hotel with all the advantages of a paradise island of dreams you can imagine - white beaches with fringed palm trees, turquoise waters, dedicated butlers, fine dining and luxurious Over Water Villas - and you will not be disappointed.
Challenge a companion to a match at the island's tennis court, which is floodlit for evening play. Brush up your technique and take your play to the next level with private tennis coaching sessions. Marcelo Ríos, former world No. 1 tennis player, and a Swiss professional Roger Federer had vacation at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas. Read Full ReviewCheck Availability and Prices
Best Experience for: A Luxury All-Inclusive, Couples, Families, wellness, underwater dining, activities
With the incredible Atmosphere's INDULGENCE PLAN, including diving and underwater dining OZEN LIFE MAADHOO, the first OZEN resort, a favourite amongst Maldives 5 star resorts, is a tranquil palm-painted oasis of elegance set in the exotic turquoise hues of South Malé Atoll. Dotted with 94 gracefully designed villas and one exclusive Residence, the resort offers inspiring experiences and a vibrant island lifestyle. With an exceptional uniquely luxury all-inclusive experience all the elements of an uber-luxe holiday, from underwater dining at M6m to exhilarating ocean excursions, combine to form an idyllic Maldives stay. READ FULL REVIEW
A must-try is the stunning new Artificial Grass Tennis Court – where you can enjoy a game of tennis among swaying palm trees and lagoon views. Enjoy complimentary use of the tennis court, tennis rackets, and tennis balls with the INDULGENCE Plan.Check Availability and Prices
Best Experience: Family, All Inclusive, Activities, for Couples, Value
Located in the North Male Atoll and accessible by a 55-minute speedboat ride from the Maldives main Velana International Airport, Meeru is one of the largest resorts in the Maldives, offering its guests a variety of facilities and affordable to superior accommodation. The island is attractive for all ages: families have their own corner of the island, and couples have their own, hence there are two separate swimming pools, two buffet restaurants, and 2 spas. Most of the guests sit on all inclusive, so bars are always alive - especially 24-hour.
Being a relatively large Island, Meeru features 2 tennis courts, equipped with lighting for night play. The all-weather play surface resembles the Australian Open centre court. A resident Tennis Pro is available for lessons and play. Guests on All Inclusive Plus package enjoy complimentary use of the tennis court, tennis rackets and tennis balls. Read Full ReviewCheck Availability and Prices
Best Experience: for family, for couples, activities, beached
A lovely, all-round resort this lush island has an unspoilt setting and follows the relaxed Maldivian way of life. Maldivian-style villas are semi-detached, detached or overwater. Reethi Beach might have a chilled-out atmosphere, but there's plenty here if you're looking for something more active. For a relatively small island, Reethi Beach has lots of great amenities.
On the water, choose from catamaran sailing, canoeing, kitesurfing and waterskiing. Under water, there's superb snorkelling on the house reef, with the chance to spot many species of fish, turtles and octopus – even dolphins have been known to come this close. Diving is another highlight, with house reef dives and multiple trips further afield each day. Highlights include an outdoor pool with food and drink service and a fitness center with a weight room. The resort also has plentiful sports courts including two outdoor floodlit artificial grass tennis courts. Read Full ReviewCheck Availability and Prices
Best Experience: for Families, House Reef Snorkeling, All Inclusive
Today, Lily Beach Resort and Spa ranks among the leading resorts in the country with Premium All Inclusive, which was the result of an excellent redesign and reconstruction of the hotel. Lily Beach is a romantic place for a family holiday with All Inclusive that includes food, drinks and various activities. The guests can enjoy land and water sports, while couples have many romantic options and places to seclude.
Lily Beach has an excellent floodlit tennis court. It was resurfaced as part of the big refurb and is very well maintained. Use of the court, racquets etc are part of the all inclusive package. We're not aware of any resident players so you may be at the mercy of who else is staying on the island at the time.
American tennis superstar Taylor Fritz plans to run tennis camp abd a short tennis clinic as a special treat for the guests vacationing at the resort. Read Full ReviewCheck Availability and Prices
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