PALM ISLAND RESORT 
PLACIDA, FLORIDA

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  •  10 Tennis hard courts - 4 of which are lined for pickleball

  • 5 Heated pools & Hydro spas at each Villa Cluster

  • Fitness center

  • Golf

  • Fishing

  • Boating

  • Paddle board, kayak, and snorkeling reef tours, shore diving and a private jetty

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ABOUT

 

Palm Island Resort is a unique vacation hideaway on the Gulf Coast of Florida located south of Tampa/St. Petersburg, between Sarasota and Ft. Myers. The resort offers privately owned villas and homes for guests to enjoy, sitting on a two-mile stretch of pristine natural beachfront. The resort has a reputation as being the pinnacle of Southwest Florida family of coastal island communities.

ART SANTOS

TENNIS DIRECTOR

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Art is a certified USPTA Elite Professional, as well as a IPTPA Pickleball Certified Instructor. Originally from Hawaii, Art is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, where he played #1 singles and doubles for all 4 years, and in 2014 was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame for his tennis accomplishments. Since joining PBI in 1979, he has managed tennis programs in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean, as well as in the United States. Prior to coming to the Palm Island Resort, Art was the PBI Director of Tennis at the Sports Core in Kohler, WI for 28 years. He has also been a major performer in the PBI Tennis Show, dubbed as the "Harlem Globetrotters of Tennis," which performed in over 95 countries.

LOCATION INFO

7600 Palm Island Dr

Placida, FL 33946

PROGRAMS

  • Private & Semi-private lessons

  • Adult & Junior group lessons

  • PBI Tennis for Life clinics and Pickleball clinics

  • Player Matching

  • Complimentary tennis Round Robin

  • Complimentary Adult Morning tennis play during the week

  • Tournaments & themed tennis events

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Kid's Olympics

  • Family bingo

  • Kid's movie night

  • Kid's fishing tournament

  • Shell & nature hunts

  • Bicycle nature tours

  • Supervised programs for children aged 6-12 including arts & crafts, scavenger hunts and more!