Jim Stewart Tennis Academy - Tennis Algarve - Algarve
As the club is just down the road from the driving range at Quinta do Lago, golfers and tennis players can be pleased in one go!
The Jim Stewart Tennis Academy in the Algarve's luxury resort of Quinta do Lago manages to combine top coaching, great facilities and programmes for beginners to pros with the belief that tennis should be all about fun and enjoyment.
The Tennis Algarve Academy boasts nine courts in both American Acrylic and Synthetic Grass and also the innovative Euroclay surface. This is an all weather surface that plays like a traditional clay court but requires minimal maintenance, no water usage and it's environmentally friendly. You can opt to play on the courts next to the club house or on more secluded courts within the Quinta do Lago resort. Although the academy has many long term members, visitors to the Quinta do Lago resort are welcome to play here during their stay. There are daily, weekend and weekly packages available as well as annual membership.
Run by Canadian Jim Stewart, the academy reflects the man. Whether coaching little children in mini tennis or some of Portugal's elite players, Jim Stewart firmly believes that playing tennis, no matter what your level, should be enjoyable. With that in mind the Jim Stewart Tennis Academy runs a range of programmes starting with mini tennis for children as young as four, and progressing up to top level coaching for ranked players.
Aside from the regular Academy lessons, you can also enjoy Tennis Holidays here. Again there is a range of options to suit all levels of players, from those looking to improve their ranking on tour to those looking to mix tennis and relaxation. The Jim Stewart Tennis Academy can help with all the arangements and get you very comeptitive rates at accommodation in the area.
The social aspect of the Jim Stewart Tennis Academy is also a big part of it's attraction. There are plenty of competitions all year round - some more serious than others. And during the summer months, the Academy BBQ's are very popular. The Club house bar is a great gathering place after a few games of tennis, to enjoy a drink or a snack. Tennis player or not you can enjoy toasties, baguettes, wraps and your favorite drinks in a very agreeable setting.