If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, a tennis break at La Manga Club might just be what the doctor ordered, a great way to get or keep fit, tennis is an extremely social, as well as an enjoyable sport and there are arguably few better places to either take up the sport or improve your game than at La Manga. No matter whether you are a complete beginner or teetering at the top of your game, the tennis options at La Manga Club are sure to impress you.
With an international reputation for being a tennis centre of the highest standing, La Manga Clubís tennis facilities are situated right at the core of this luxurious 1400-acre Spanish resort. Reputed to be one of Europeís best outdoor tennis facilities, La Manga can be rightfully proud of what they have to offer when it comes to tennis. Add to the man-made element, the naturally beautiful surroundings and the warm climate of this neck of the woods, and itís easy to see why more and more people flock to La Manga for their tennis breaks, year after year.
When you take an aerial view of the La Manga Tennis Centre, youíd swear you were overlooking the likes of Wimbledon. The impressive range of well-groomed courts is enough to impress the most discerning of tennis players. Add to this, the Centre Court facility, which offers seating for up to 1200 spectators, and your whole view of the game starts to take on a much greater degree of seriousness. With a total of 28 floodlit tennis courts, La Manga has played host to the likes of the Davis Cup and the Fed Cup in its time, in addition to a whole range of ATP competitions. No matter which surface you prefer, clay, hard or artificial grass, youíre sure to find what youíre looking for here.
The La Manga Tennis Academy is the ideal tennis option to book if youíre serious about taking your game to a whole new level. With adult and junior choices, there really is a solution for everyone, no matter your level, or your age. The academy is staffed by a team of highly professional, experienced tennis coaches, who speak a range of languages, so language will never be an issue here. The ratio of players to pros at the academy is 1:6, which means that youíll get all the attention and support you need to sharpen up your game to the max. Whatís more, the academy is also a great place to get involved in some friendly matches with your fellow holidaymakers and even some of the pros. Itís during these friendlies that youíll get the chance to put into practice the new skills and tactics youíre learning at the academy.
Add to this, the privileges you gain when you avail of the Tennis Academy facilities and itís easy to see why the academy is so popular. Being part of the academy means you can attend their social events and use the tennis gym to get fit as well as the sauna and Jacuzzi to ease your stressed muscles. Thereís also a lively programme of demonstrations where you can watch the professionals perform, to see how they do things.
Typically run as 5-day courses, with either two hours a day or a more intensive five hours per day, thereís also the option for weekend sessions and private lessons. If you want a condensed solution, thereís the Weekend Warriors Academy for adults, which runs over a full weekend and really is action packed. Itís clear for all to see that the tennis academy is well worth considering if youíre planning a stay at La Manga. That said, because of the high ratio of coaches to participants, itís not something you should leave to the last minute, particularly during high season or school holidays. If you have your heart set on attending the tennis academy when youíre at La Manga, you really do owe it to yourself to get your name in the hat nice and early.
On the other hand, if youíre happy to leave your options a bit to chance, you can always take part in one of the tennis taster sessions they run at La Manga on a Sunday, with a view to booking some private coaching with one of the pros at the tennis centre afterwards.
And finally, when it comes to equipment and repair facilities, again La Manga comes up trumps. At the La Manga Racket Centre, you can hire rackets as well as have any necessary repairs to your own rackets carried out professionally on site. One thingís for sure and thatís once youíve played tennis at La Manga, youíll be well spoilt for any standard tennis facility!
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Luxury apartments ideal for tennis breaks
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Further tennis tournament just announced at La Manga Club
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10 things to do at La Manga
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1 Play tennis. Of course youíre on this site because youíre a tennis fan; that goes without saying..
La Manga Club nominated for awards
If youíre thinking of visiting La Manga Club for the first time, you might well be seeking reassurance that youíre making the right decision. Although tennis players and non tennis players alike, go back year after year, and the quality of the facilities speak for themselves, thereís no getting away from the fact that the awards that this resort has won, pretty much left, right and centre, may just be the reassurance youíre looking for..
Packing for your La Manga Club holiday
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Last minute checklist for La Manga Club
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Looking great at La Manga Club
No matter where you are in the world, looking great could not come much easier than it does at La Manga Club. With everything perfectly positioned to make you look and feel great, La Manga truly is the place to go if you are determined to look your best, both during your stay and when you get home..
Relaxing at La Manga Club
If you are looking for a holiday whereby you get the chance to really recharge your batteries, La Manga Club resort is the perfect solution, at La Manga Club, when it comes to relaxation, you can choose between 5-star hotel luxury and a goof choice of self-catering options as your accommodation. Which you plump for will depend to a large extent on whether you want to be pampered and looked after by someone else 24/7 or if you want to have the freedom to cook a meal or spark up a barbie in your own accommodation..
Tennis coaching for teens at La Manga Club
Going on holiday with teens can be a real challenge, but not at La Manga Club, with a whole host of sporting opportunities on offer, no matter what age, or level of fitness they are, you will find that your teenagers will enjoy themselves as much as you do. For teens that are into tennis, La Manga really is the perfect choice..
Tennis options at La Manga Club
If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, a tennis break at La Manga Club might just be what the doctor ordered, a great way to get or keep fit, tennis is an extremely social, as well as an enjoyable sport and there are arguably few better places to either take up the sport or improve your game than at La Manga. No matter whether you are a complete beginner or teetering at the top of your game, the tennis options at La Manga Club are sure to impress you..