Racquet Sports And Golf

A Top 50 Tennis Resort in the World!

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Palm Island Resort: Racquet Sports Experience

Discover the complimentary tennis and pickleball facilities at Palm Island Resort, where we take pride in providing an exceptional experience for our guests. Our resort has been honored as a Top 50 award winner in the prestigious Tennis Resorts Online rankings. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to delivering outstanding tennis facilities, events, and services.

Our Resort Racquet Sports Program, under the guidance of Peter Burwash International, offers a variety of lessons options and programing for tennis and pickleball . Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the game, our program caters to all skill levels. Check out our monthly Racquet Sports Calendar for all the information on our program.

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Palm Island Resort: Named Among the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the World for 2024!

We are thrilled to share some fantastic news with you! We have earned a spot among the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the world! This achievement is a testament to our commitment to providing a world-class tennis experience to each person who steps onto the court.

“As industry experts, our comprehensive assessments of global destinations have highlighted Palm Island Resort as a standout exemplar of extraordinary tennis resort experiences. Your state-of-the-art facilities, world-class coaching staff, and the sheer beauty of your resort have left an indelible mark on all who visit. It’s more than just tennis; it’s an experience that leaves guests in awe.” (Tennis resort online). Read the full article at Tennis Resorts Online.


Palm Island Resort: Recognized as an Outstanding Tennis Resort in Florida

Our resort is once again recognized by PBI Tennis Specialists in the Experience magazine for being a top tennis resort in Florida. Beyond tennis and pickleball, the resort promises a holistic experience. Start your day with the complimentary adult morning tennis play during weekdays, and after a fulfilling game, dive into one of the five heated pools or unwind in the hydro spas attached to each Villa Cluster. Fitness enthusiasts can keep up with their routines at the state-of-the-art fitness center, while golf aficionados have nine spectacular Southwest Florida golf courses to choose from. If you’re keen on exploring the aquatic beauty of Florida, fishing adventures, boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling reef tours, shore diving, and a private jetty await.

Check out the latest tennis calendar or give Art a call directly at: 941-662-0546

Art Santos, Your Resort Professional

Introducing Art Santos, our esteemed Racquet Sports Professional at Palm Island Resort. With an impressive tenure of over 40 years as a veteran tennis professional with Peter Burwash International, a certified USPTA Elite Professional and IPTPA Pickleball Professional, Art brings a wealth of expertise and passion to our racquet sports program.

Originally from Hawaii, Art was a standout player at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, where he held the number one position and became the Hawaii State Collegiate Champion in singles and doubles. He has managed tennis programs around the world, from Asia and the Middle East to Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States. Art has also been a featured performer in the renowned PBI Tennis Show, captivating audiences in over 99 countries.

Experience top-notch instruction and personalized tennis or pickleball guidance from Art Santos during your stay at Palm Island Resort. Whether you’re seeking to improve your game or simply enjoy these sports, Art’s knowledge and dedication will elevate your experience to new heights.

For additional information to serve your racket sport needs, contact Art at 941-662-0546 or by email at Art.Santos@pbitennis.com.


April 2024 Racquet Sports Calendar

Stay updated with the exciting events happening at Palm Island Resort. Our monthly racquet sports event calendar is filled with a variety of activities, tournaments, and clinics suitable for players of all levels. Join us for a fun-filled month of tennis or pickleball and connect with fellow enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking to improve your skills, participate in friendly competitions, or simply enjoy the camaraderie, our events are sure to enhance your Palm Island experience.

The events calendar for the best tennis resort in Florida near Sarasota.

Get Ready For Tennis and Pickleball

Want to learn to play tennis or pickleball? It’s has been a awhile and feel a bit rusty? Come take a lesson with our Racquet Sports PBI professional.

– Discounted accommodations in a Resort Villa

– Add an Optional Golf Cart Rental During Your Stay

– Car Ferry To/From Palm Island and the Mainland

– Water Taxi To/From Palm Island (From dock near the old Leverock’s Restaurant)

Schedule your time with Art through our Concierge Valid

Terms and Conditions

Never a Court Fee, Rental Rackets/Paddles available. Subject to Availability At Time of Booking. Not Applicable to Existing Reservations.

Packages Cannot Be Combined With Any Other Offering


Area Golf

For golf enthusiasts, Palm Island Resort is ideally situated near several outstanding golf courses in Southwest Florida. You’ll discover a variety of courses that offer challenging play and breathtaking scenery. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a beginner looking to improve your swing, these nearby golf courses are worth exploring:

Experience the thrill of golfing in these picturesque settings, and enjoy the beauty of Southwest Florida while practicing your swing. For more information and assistance in planning your golf outings, please contact our Activities Coordinator.