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Top 10 Tennis Travel Locations in Thailand

by Stefan Jonsson
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In this post we’ll focus on Thailand and discovering some good locations for playing tennis. Of course when deciding on top travel locations, it depends what you’re after; luxury tennis resort, beautiful courts, tournaments, scenic locations or just a great travel experience with tennis on the side.

Below places should just serve as inspiration and hopefully give you ideas for planning your next tennis trip to Thailand.

Let’s look at the top 10 tennis travel spots in Thailand with some examples of good resorts offering tennis courts.

1. Phuket: Although Phuket is most popular for its beaches and a crazy nightlife, it also has tennis to offer. There are a few advanced facilities here, such as Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort, with really good courts situated in the middle of pure greenery. We recommend looking for a resort providing private tennis coaching and friendly to double play.

  • Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort
  • JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
  • The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa Phuket

2. Koh Samui: Koh Samui, with its peaceful coastal and nice weather, is good for anyone seeking a luxurious, rejuvenating time along with some tennis. A great place to mix a relaxing time with sports activities.

  • Conrad Koh Samui
  • Banyan Tree Samui
  • Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui

3. Bangkok: The most vibrant city in Thailand, Bangkok boasts everything a tennis enthusiast could wish for. Members-only clubs such as the Royal Bangkok Sports Club feature top-notch Sony tennis courts and ace professional trainers. Some five-star hotels that sport such exclusive facilities also include a city view from the tennis courts.

  • The Sukhothai Bangkok
  • Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
  • The Peninsula Bangkok
Tennis in Bangkok, Thailand

4. Hua Hin: Known for royal connections and a relaxed way of life, Hua Hin redefined tennis vacations. True Arena Hua Hin dates back to January 1998 and is one of the most successful tennis venues in the world. Check out the many Hua Hin beach resorts with private tennis courts.

Here’s also where you watch a lot of smaller tennis tournaments and major ones such as the Thailand Open, part of the WTA 250 tournaments.

  • True Arena Hua Hin
  • Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin
  • InterContinental Hua Hin Resort

5. Chiang Mai: Set against lush mountain landscapes and historical temples, Chiang Mai provides quiet accommodation for us tennis nerds. Such boutique hotels as Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai provide a private tennis playground surrounded by peaceful gardens. Also a lot of options for personal tennis coaching and fitness centers.

  • Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
  • Anantara Chiang Mai Resort
  • Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai

6. Krabi: Perhaps one of the most renowned destinations known for its beautiful limestone cliffs and crystal-clear waters, Krabi provides a great tennis experience, literally in the heart of nature. Luxury resorts such as Rayavadee Resort feature tennis courts surrounded by lush jungle, we all need some nature between games!

  • Rayavadee Resort
  • Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
  • Anantara Si Kao Resort
The tennis courts at Dusit Thani Pattaya

7. Pattaya: Pattaya is a coastal city with a vibrant atmosphere and beautiful beaches making it a good destination for a tennis holiday with variety of world-class facilities for players of all levels.

High-end resorts like Dusit Thani Pattaya feature modern courts and professional coaches, while smaller boutique hotels usually provide a more intimate experience with personalized attention.

  • Dusit Thani Pattaya
  • Amari Pattaya
  • InterContinental Pattaya Resort

8. Koh Phi Phi: One of the most beautiful islands famous for its stunning sandy beaches and rich marine life, Koh Phi Phi is another dream destination for playing tennis. Luxury resorts like Zeavola Resort feature beachfront courts, surrounded by tropical gardens that create a perfect atmosphere for an unforgettable game.

  • Zeavola Resort
  • Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort
  • Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi Island
The Rawi Warin Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta

9. Koh Lanta: A chilled island offers a perfect peaceful getaway for tennis players seeking tranquility and a truly relaxing time. Cozy resorts such as Pimalai Resort offer private courts in the heart of a rainforest, allowing the players to relax and really enjoy the surroundings.

  • Pimalai Resort & Spa
  • Layana Resort & Spa
  • Rawi Warin Resort & Spa

10. Koh Yao Noi: A hidden gem that is far from being visited by many travelers offering an authentic tennis experience with spectacular views. Eco-friendly resorts like Six Senses Yao Noi feature quiet courts overlooking the Andaman Sea, allowing the players to play while being in perfect harmony with nature.

  • Six Senses Yao Noi
  • Santhiya Koh Yao Yai Resort & Spa
  • Paradise KohYao

Let us know your favorite tennis locations in Thailand in the comments below!

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