Vakkaru Maldives resort appoints Miha Plesnik as new resident tennis coach
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07 July, 2023
A good news for tennis lovers: Vakkaru Maldives has announced the appointment of Miha Plesnik, a distinguished tennis player and coach from Slovenia as their new resident coach. The 31-year-old certified tennis coach is assigned by Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis to be at the timeless sanctuary until 28 February 2024.
Dedicated to elevating tennis coaching at world’s most luxurious resorts, Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis has been partnering with Vakkaru Maldives since 2020, bringing resident coaches with a valuable blend of international expertise and a personalised approach to coaching. Plesnik had a successful career as a doubles silver medalist at the European Youth Olympic Festival in 2007 and a member of the Slovenian National Team in the European Championships. After his illustrious playing career, Plesnik focused on coaching and has since worked at numerous prestigious institutions, including an upscale county club, where he mainly focused on private lessons. Plesnik attended the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, for Sport Management and is also licensed as an Official National Tennis Coach in Slovenia.
At Vakkaru Maldives, Plesnik will be available for private single and doubles coaching sessions and for ‘Beat the Pro’ sessions, where guests can test their skills against a professional player. Speaking about his stint at Vakkaru Maldives, Plesnik said: “I am passionate about making people fall in love with the beautiful game of tennis and helping them reach their full potential.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Miha Plesnik to our island retreat,” said Iain McCormack, General Manager, Vakkaru Maldives, a tennis enthusiast. “We believe his vast experience and proven track record in coaching will greatly benefit our guests and add a unique dimension to their stay.”Check Availability and Prices
About Vakkaru Maldives:
Located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve renowned for its spectacular sea life, Vakkaru Maldives is a timeless sanctuary recently named the Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort in the World Travel Awards. An awe-inspiring 30-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport takes you to this secluded reef island, shaded by coconut palms and blessed with calming ocean views and powder-soft white-sand beaches. Here 113 beautifully appointed Over Water and Beach Villas are elegantly designed to respect their surroundings, while exceptional dining experiences and amenities await. Among our industry-leading offerings is overwater Merana Spa, complete with an Ayurveda practice and a regular host to residencies by the world's most inspiring wellness practitioners. Children and teens are generously catered for in the Parrotfish Club and Coconut Club respectively, while guests of all ages can play against world-famous pros through a best-in-class coaching partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis. Threading all those services and facilities together, our unique hospitality concept Vakkare places a sincere, proactive commitment to care at the core of all we do.
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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.
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