Hilton Head Island is a place well-known for many things. From the island’s unrivaled beaches to its renowned golf courses, visitors are never far from a great time. What may surprise some first timers though, is the world-class Tennis courts found here.
In fact, almost all of the private tennis courts listed here have been featured in Tennis Magazine’s “Top 50 Greatest US Tennis Resorts”! How’s that for a little known gem?
With so many world-class tennis courts on Hilton Head Island, the only real problem is figuring out where to play. This article with serve to recommend some of our personal favorites, and give you the information you need to decide which private tennis court is the perfect choice for you.
Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center
Let’s start off our list with a tennis facility that was not only in Tennis Magazine’s Top 50 Greatest US Tennis Resorts, but was ranked #2 in the world for tennis instruction and events. Palmetto Dunes has 23 clay courts and 2 state-of-the-art Nova ProBounce courts. If you’re interested in playing at night, no fear – the facility has 6 courts which are lighted for night play.
Van Der Meer Tennis Center
The next on our list is special because it has the only covered and indoor courts in the Hilton Head Island Area. Van Der Meer boasts 17 hard courts, 4 of which are well-lit for night play. This is the home of the Van Der Meer Tennis Academy, which hosts many well-established tournaments and events throughout the year.
Hilton Head Island Tennis
Our next great private tennis resort came in #5 in Tennis Magazine’s Top 50 Tennis Resorts of the Carolinas. Hilton Head Island also boasts a full-service Tennis Pro Shop with all the latest tennis merchandise.
The Sea Pines Resort Racquet Club
Our final private tennis resort on our list ranked #1 in Tennis Magazine’s list of the top U.S Tennis programs. Sea Pines Resort Racquet Club has 21 clay courts, as well as 4 lit courts for playing at night. The resort has a 1,800 seat stadium court, which is lucky because they host professional and amateur tennis tournaments all year long. Members of the Club are given two full hours of complimentary tennis per day.