Tennis Resorts Online Ranks Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort Among Top 50 Tennis Resorts
DESTIN, Fla.--May 27, 2014—Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort was named a “Silver Medal Resort,” by Tennis Resorts Online, ranking the premier resort among the top 50 tennis resorts for a third consecutive year. Nestled along the sugar white sand beaches of South Walton near Sandestin, Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort features six championship clay Rubico courts and consistently receives high marks for overall tennis experience, tennis staff, instruction and game matching.
"We are honored to once again earn a spot on this prestigious list,” said Renee Broxson, tennis director at Hidden Dunes. “Our well-maintained clay Rubico courts are popular among avid tennis players, and we’re especially known for our game matching among players with like-level skills.”
Tennis Director Renee Broxson took over direction of the tennis program in August 2011 after six years as Hidden Dunes head pro. She was previously coaching the women's tennis team at University of West Florida and had served as director of tennis at Pensacola Country Club. Broxson’s expertise and attention to detail is complemented by her team members, including Tennis Pro George Cobia and Pro Shop Manager Anne Toone. Cobia has been a level 1 United States Tennis Professional for more than 25 years, and designs and leads the instructional clinics and lessons. Toone, the pro shop manager, is an expert at putting together matches for players of like-level.
Tennis Resorts Online solicits the opinions of racquet-wielding vacationers worldwide and compiles their collective experience into an annual ranking of the “Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps.” Resorts are ranked in more than 20 categories, ranging from the tennis courts and instruction tothe quality of the accommodations and children's programs to value for the dollar.
"For the past three years our tennis group has travelled to Destin, Florida to play tennis,” said L.C. who posted an online review of Hidden Dunes. “Each year we have returned to the Hidden Dunes Tennis Resort for drill sessions and instruction with Renee Broxson. She is an exceptional instructor. The Hidden Dunes clay courts are set in a picturesque setting. The staff always is friendly and courteous. They made our tennis experience one worth returning for every year.”
The 27-acre, secluded beach-front resort provides a quiet oasis amid trees, lush gardens and fountains for tennis enthusiasts and beach lovers alike. The well-appointed Destin vacation rentalsrange from three- and four-bedroom beach villas to two-bedroom gulf-front condos and Carolina-style cottages with private screened porches. With easy access to the beach and tennis, the resort also features two pools, hot tubs, nature gas grills, a lighted basketball court, clubhouse, on-site rental office, wireless internet, 24-hour gated security, and seasonal tram and beach service.
"People like coming to South Walton and Destin for the emerald water and beautiful pristine beaches, and we aim to enhance the beach experience by offering exceptional courts, instruction and game matching services for the avid tennis player," continued Broxson. “We’re also introducing more tournaments this year.”
Hidden Dunes Tennis Center will be hosting three tournaments in 2014. On June 21, Hidden Dunes will host a mixed doubles tennis tournament with 16 teams. In July, Hidden Dunes will host another doubles tournament, featuring eight men’s doubles and eight women’s doubles teams. This fall, Hidden Dunes will host a 32 draw mixed doubles tournament, November 8-9. Managed by Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort consistently receives "Excellent" rankings on TripAdvisor. For more information on Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort, visit www.HiddenDunesDestin.com or call 850-225-7652.
About Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc.
Newman-Dailey Resort Properties is a locally-owned business, specializing in resort rentals, sales and management in Destin and South Walton for more than 28 years. Recognized for excellence, integrity and professionalism, Newman-Dailey consistently receives "excellent" rankings on TripAdvisor and recognition among readers as top choice for "Best of Emerald Coast" and "BESTIN DESTIN" by Emerald Coast andDestinMagazines. The Real Estate Division is consistently listed among the top 10 percent of real estate companies along the Emerald Coast for sales. For more sales or rental information, call 850.837.1071, or visit online at DestinSales.comor DestinVacation.com.
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