Life on the Big Island has more than it’s perks. For the tennis enthusiast, it’s just another added benefit of being able to play tennis year round. The perfect climate allows players of all levels to pick up a racquet and head to the courts to improve their game. All of our luxury resorts cater to tennis in one way or another. Most offer match level play as well is private, semi-private, and group lessons. Clinics are readily available so you can meet new residents. Competitive and round robin play is also being offered as a bonus.
The Orchid at Mauna Lani has been home to hosting several pro events. Most recently it has had the pleasure of inviting Tommy Haas, Jim Courier, Mardy Fish, Andy Roddick, and Michael Chang to compete in exhibition matches for everyone to enjoy. These pros have ranked in the top 1-5 spots in the world on the ATP world tour. The highest level of tennis available in the world. Several of them have won multiple grand slams including the French Open, Australian Open, and the US Open respectively.
These tennis facilities are world class and made from the finest surfaces available anywhere, and not just in North America. The courts at Four Seasons – Hualalai consist of a surface referred to as rebound Ace. It is the same product used at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Many awards have been given out over time for superb recognition and superior service to these top of the line tennis communities. The Mauna Kea Resort offers 11 of the best tennis courts and has been named in the top 10 tennis facilities in the world many times over.
TENNIS COURT FACILITIES BY RESORT COMMUNITY
KUKIO TENNIS – Tennis Courts 6, Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
KONA VILLAGE RESORT TENNIS – Tennis Courts 3, Lighted 3, Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
HUALALAI RESORT TENNIS – Tennis Courts 8, Lighted 4, Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
KOHANAIKI TENNIS – Tennis Courts 3, Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
MAUNA LANI RESORT TENNIS – Tennis Courts 6, Lighted 3, Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
MAUNA KEA RESORT TENNIS – Tennis Courts 11, Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT TENNIS – Tennis Courts 1, Stadium Court (432 Seating), Lessons Yes, Clinics Yes
Paul Adams, our Broker in Charge has had the pleasure of playing in an exhibition match against Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde (5 time Wimbledon champions, 17 time Grand Slam champions, and 61 ATP tour tournament titles), on the courts of Orchid at Mauna Lani. It was a night to remember with thousands of fans, ball boys, security, TV crew, and other related media.
Our team here at Luxury Big Island is well connected in the tennis circles.
We are very adversed in the Big Island’s tennis communities and all that they have to offer.