Kiawah Island Tennis Resort

A Tradition of Excellence

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Experience the gold standard in service, instruction and programming at the #1 Tennis Resort in the World and #1 Best Tennis Instruction and Programming by Tennisresortsonline.com for 2016, 2017, & 2018. As part of our transformative island-wide expansions, all tennis programming is now consolidated at the Roy Barth Tennis Center, with the first of 10 new Har-Tru Hydrocourts opening fall of 2018 along with a renovated clubhouse. The additional courts will bring the total number to 19 Har-Tru Courts, three hard courts, and a zoned practice court with ball machine and automated retrieval system.

Learn From The Best To Be Your Best

The Roy Barth Tennis Center offers a weekly menu of programs for adults and juniors, including instructional clinics, mini-camps, round-robins, and private lessons, as well as a series of seasonal special programs. All fall under the leadership of Jonathan Barth, the Director of Tennis at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

From basic strokes, strategy and angles, to visualization and supervised doubles play, our team of certified professional coaches covers every aspect of the game, guaranteed to propel your play to the next level.

Be a Part of the Kiawah Island Tennis Experience

Meander your way through the pine trees and down a winding path, leading you to courts bordered by oleander, palmettos, pampas grass and flowers—and then get ready for one of the best tennis experiences of your life.

Since Kiawah Island’s grand opening in 1976, we have strived to be one of the nation’s top tennis resorts—and based on the independent reviews and ratings, we’ve succeeded. We’ve grown from nine to 24 courts, and from one of the most well-regarded tennis resorts in the country to now being ranked as “the #1 Tennis Resort in the World.” In fact, six of the last seven years, tennisresortsonline.com has awarded us this prestigious honor. We invite you to celebrate our traditions of excellence in tennis at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

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2016, 2017, & 2018

“The sprawling facilities here are matched by the depth of the activities program, which includes a new guaranteed matchmaking service and two-hour Adult Tournament Tough Workout programs. Also in the works next door to the West Beach Tennis Club: a brand new pool complex.”

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Tennis History

Kiawah hosted the first round Fed Cup tie between the United States and The Netherlands in April 1998 at the East Beach Tennis Club. The USA team overpowered the Netherlands with such international stars as Lindsay Davenport and Monica Seles. Other team members included Mary Jo Fernandez and Lisa Raymond who played doubles. Legendary Billie Jean King was team captain and coach.

It’s Official: We’re a Smash Success.

Reviews from On and Off the Court.

Kiawah Tennis Moment

"The structure of the tennis pros was wonderful. We loved the pro doubles game on Monday night."

UhlSparkill, NY

Kiawah Tennis Moment

"The clay tennis courts were beloved by my husband and son."

DeegeHerndon, VA

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