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2023 Racquets Travel Guide

For many places across the U.S., the holidays can be cold, wet and decidedly unfit for outdoor racquet sports. Luckily, we’ve rounded up Experience Travel spots with fresh, sunny weather, luxury accommodations and some of the best tennis, pickleball and padel facilities our portfolio has to offer! Whether you are shopping for a memorable holiday gift or a special getaway with friends or family, keep reading for our team’s top picks!

Customizable Beachfront Escape: Baha Mar

With three luxury on-property resorts to choose from, three tennis surfaces AND brand-new pickleball courts, Baha Mar gives racquets guests the freedom to craft their dream tennis or pickleball itinerary in the Bahamas. Plus, Baha Mar features an onsite water park and a glamorous casino, providing plenty of off-court activities for all ages.

California Desert Retreat: JW Marriott Desert Springs

Looking for a West Coast venue? JW Marriott Desert Springs is beautiful this time of year, with balmy weather, numerous tennis courts and surfaces, and world-class instruction by the seasoned PBI Tennis staff. Off court, JW Marriott’s luxury accommodations and renowned spa are sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated away from the holiday hustle and bustle.

World-Class Padel Near Miami: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne is a luxury Miami Beach resort just a short trip from trendy Miami with a more relaxed feel. The property is known for being one of CDT’s first tennis facilities, but the recent addition of padel has made it a hotbed for padel enthusiasts and newbies looking to experience the sport in one of the most beautiful sceneries.

Tropical Island Oasis: Hawks Cay

Hawks Cay requires a decent drive from Miami or Key West airports, but the trek to this island oasis is well worth it. With tennis and pickleball amenities, Hawks Cay makes guests feel worlds away with colorful amenities flecked by palm trees, tropical views, and island must-visits like tiki bars and seafood restaurants, crystal clear beaches and fishing venues.

Luxurious Desert Getaway: Arizona Biltmore

If you’re looking for a convenient travel destination with not-too-hot, not-too-cold weather, Arizona Biltmore should certainly be on your list! A popular destination for celebrities, The Biltmore is a luxury paradise in Phoenix that also features tennis and pickleball amenities for racquets players looking for a vacation in an iconic locale.

Ready to get started building your dream racquets vacation? Reach out to our travel team at 1-866-397-4040 or email Travel Specialist, Megan O'Leary, at today!


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