Guest Author - Sandra Eggers
Planning a trip to the Caribbean? Looking for a great destination for fun and sun for the entire family? These resorts offer it all, from water sports to tennis, golf and supervised childrens programs.
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Casa de Campo
La Romana, Dominican Republic
The Caribbean's most complete resort, Casa de Campo offers golf, tennis, trail riding, sport fishing, skeet shooting, water sports, and more. Adults can enjoy lounging by the pool, shopping, and cultural activities, while children and teens participate in supervised activities without the parents.
The La Terraza Tennis Center is offers 13 private har-tru courts, ten of which are lighted for night-time play, all overlooking the resort below and the Caribbean Sea beyond.
Of note, the resort has a private beach, inaccessible to non-guests except by boat. Golfers will enjoy three 18-hold Pete Dye golf courses. Teeth of the Dog is rated the No. 1 course in the Caribbean by T&L Golf Magazine, and Golf Magazine ranks it as the No. 34 course in the world.
Curtain Bluff Resort
St. Johns, Antigua, West Indies
Enjoy oceanview rooms, legendary cuisine, private beaches, water sports and sailing. When you're ready for tennis, test your game at the 5-star, professionally-staffed tennis facility. Rated as one of the top ten resorts in the Caribbean by Conde Nast Traveler, and as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean by Travel & Leisure Magazine.
For the real tennis enthusiast, visit during Tennis Week in May for tournaments, pro doubles exhibitions, plus stroke and strategy clinics.
Four Seasons Resort Nevis
Pinney's Beach, Nevis, West Indies
Discover the undiscovered Caribbean – a quiet island basking in near-perfect weather and the warm, clear, inviting sea. Luxuriously spacious guest rooms, steps from the silken sand. Sunset dining within the sound of the surf. Mountainside views from the finest golf course in the Islands. Tennis by the water’s edge. Massages and spa treatments inspired by the rhythms of the Islands. Award-winning Four Seasons service.
Managed by world-renowned Peter Burwash International, the Resort's tennis facilities include six Plexicushion courts (one lit) and four all-weather surface red clay courts (two lit) for night play. Professional instruction, equipment and tennis apparel are available from the pro shop.
Little Dix Bay Hotel
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
Located on a beautiful, private beach, this enchanted garden is a sanctuary for soft adventurists and water sports enthusiasts seeking aquatic activities such as diving, snorkeling, sailing and hiking. It is also a gourmand’s fantasy with world-class dining in spectacular settings. Tennis activities include clinics, private lessons and round robin tournaments on 7 courts.
Attention kids and parents: Little Dix also offers supervised children's activities when you need a break from each other.
Gallows Bay, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
The Buccaneer. Gracious. Elegant. Legendary. Founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations, The Buccaneer blends Old World charms with warm hospitality, and the amenities expected by today's traveler. The luxury, country club setting on more than 340 lush tropical acres features three picture-perfect beaches, 18-hole golf course and pro shop, eight tennis courts and pro shop, a health spa and fitness center, watersports center, two swimming pools and four restaurants.
The Buccaneer features eight Laykold courts, two with championship lights, called "the best in Virgin Islands" by Tennis Magazine and a fully stocked pro-shop. Two annual tournaments, the Virgin Islands Championships in July, and the Junior Championship in October, plus weekly round robin tournaments.
Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
An exclusive resort nestled within the 5,000-acre Virgin Islands National Park on the island of St. John with seven secluded beaches and beautiful vistas of ocean or gardens offering low-key luxury purposefully absent of modern glitz and electronic distractions.
Tennis at Caneel is directed by Peter Burwash International with lessons, clinics, socials, ball machine workouts, player matching and more offered at the 11-court complex.
Westin Resort & Villas, St. John
Great Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Set on St. John's Great Cruz Bay with a private 1,200-foot-long white sand beach and surrounded by the lush green hills of the emerald isle, the resort offers seclusion and an abundance of activities. It is minutes from the pristine Virgin Islands National Park which encompasses over two-thirds of the island.
Activities include sport fishing, diving, parasailing, boating, snorkeling, tennis, aerobics, hiking, shopping, golf and more. To entertain your children, the Westin Kids Club® offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor supervised activities.