Tennis Camps and Holidays for all levels
Jonathan Markson Tennis offers tennis camps in England (Cambridge, Oxford, London, Yorkshire, and Brighton), France (Annecy) and tennis holidays in Portugal (Algarve), Spain (Andalucia and Mallorca), Greece (Crete), Italy (Venice), South Africa (Cape Town) and the Canary Islands. Tennis holidays are available in the summer and winter.
At Jonathan Markson Tennis we aim to provide to players of all ages and levels a rewarding and enjoyable tennis experience. You can book holidays for you and your family in any week of the year or, join others on one of our hosted weeks.
Jonathan Markson Tennis - Running tennis camps and holidays since 1981
Join us this Autumn for some early winter sun in the Algarve. We have a range of tennis courses arranged by level or you can join us in a week that suits you. We guarantee 15 hours of coaching.
NEW tennis venue in Greece
Join us in Greece at our new 5-star tennis resort. Set on the stunning island of Crete this is a tennis and water sport paradise suitable for couples, families and groups.
A Summer Of Great Tennis
Embrace the thrill of a week or more of tennis at one of our fantastic camps. We have a variety of camps to cater for all ages (8 to adult) and abilities (Improver to Expert!). Our tennis camps attracts tennis players from all over the world who come in search of an intensive, high quality and uniquely British experience.
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I thought the coaching was really good- definitely above average. However the hotel was pretty poor. The food at the hotel was average at best. There were a decent selection of salads at the evening meal, but the hot food was not particularly tasty. The breakfast was okay, but could have had actual fresh orange juice (as opposed to the watered down version that was served), and a greater selection of cereals. The room was adequate but very simple and plain. The bed wasn’t particularly comfortable. Staff were nice but too thin on the ground- just one waiter at each meal service- which meant we had to wait a long time for drinks orders to be taken, and for plates to be cleared. We had a break from tennis every day but the hotel was not prepared for this- no coffee, sometimes no staff to take the dinks orders, sometimes no ice.
Overall my recommendation to the owners / management of this hotel would be that it needs some decent investment, and more staff. It’s such a shame as I was looking forward to a bit of luxury, but was disappointed. The tennis, however, was great fun, and thank you to Luiz and Ricardo.
Thank you for your feedback. It is great to receive such lovely compliments about our JMT coaching team. We have emailed you directly regarding the dinner at the hotel. JMT only sells B&B at the Luz Bay Hotel as we would always recommend that our clients enjoy the lovely restaurants that are in and around Luz. Our local coaches are always happy to give recommendations.
After our email discussions, we understand that you purchased the meals at a discounted rate directly from the hotel on arrival (so not part of the JMT package). This was not part of our package that we sold. It is a real shame that the hotel evening meals are not up to scratch. We have raised this several times with the management but is not something that has been sorted out. There are many reasons for this but for the moment we suggest clients do not buy the evening meals.
We love feedback and even though it was not us that sold these meals we will still take learnings from it. We have now added text into our client communications that suggests clients liaise with our coaches (as most already do) for local restaurant recommendations.
We loved it!!! This was our first ever tennis camp and both the coaches and participants made it a positive experience. There was a good balance of skill development and playing and the hotel package with Valentin including half board was convenient.
We had lots of fun, made some new friends and would definitely consider going back. Our coaches included Ali and Ariel first 2 days and Ariel and Oliver final 2 days.
Fantastic feedback, thank you.