Palm Island Resort, has been recognized as a Top 50 Tennis Resort award winner, receiving the Bronze award from the prestigious 2023 Tennis Resorts Online rankings


This award holds immense significance as it is based on reviews from guests who have experienced the beach front resort property firsthand.  The resort’s exceptional performance across from various categories are what led to the award , including tennis, instruction, cuisine, lodging, and more.  The dedication and excellence of the entire team, led by Art Santos, Director of Tennis, are instrumental in creating a remarkable vacation experience for guests. Their unwavering commitment to providing top-notch service and ensuring guest satisfaction is evident in the positive reviews and this well-deserved award.


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Art is a certified USPTA Elite Professional, as well as a IPTPA Pickleball Certified Instructor.  He is originally from Hawaii, graduate of the University of Hawaii in Hilo, where he played #1 singles and doubles for all 4 years.  In 2014, he was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame for his tennis accomplishments.  Art has managed tennis programs in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States.


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This recognition is a true testament to the resort’s commitment to providing an unforgettable vacation experience.  Whether you’re a tennis enthusiast seeking an unforgettable vacation from any of our 10 tennis courts, ready for a game of pickleball, or simply yearning for an extraordinary getaway, Palm Island Resort is undoubtedly a top-tier destination that exceeds expectations.


Contact Art for more information, register for lessons, or sign up for any of the clinics: 941-662-0546 |