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Gran Canaria (North), Canary Islands

Gran Canaria (North), Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are located off the northwestern coast of Africa, and they are one of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations. Gran Canaria is the third biggest of the Canary Islands, and is home to Playa del Inglés, Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogán and San Agustín.


Gran Canaria offers different environments that caters to all age groups, couples, singles and entire families. The northern capital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, is a popular stop for cruise ships and duty-free shopping, while the island's interior is rural and mountainous. The Island boasts of beautiful landscapes and rich biodiversity, a perfect place for a refreshing luxury getaway.


The Venue


The new, elegant facilities are perfectly equipped for tennis and racket-sports lovers. Gran Canaria is gifted with perfect weather year-round, and is suitable for outdoor living, beach combing, and everything tennis-related. It boasts of 6 immaculate red clay courts, 8 panoramic padel courts, 2 beach tennis courts, a modern fitness center, fine dining facilities, a social area and a ProShop.


In Gran Canaria, you will find a strong focus on understanding sports, and how they relate to life. Sports are treated as a quest to unite individual development within the group through values of friendship, trust and collective achievement. The philosophy is rooted in the belief that athletes are not competing against one another, but against the best and most rigorous personal standards of excellence.


The staff of highly qualified and experienced technicians is led by Alfonso Pérez Peñate, coach to Carla Suárez Navarro who is currently ranked 12 in the world. He aims to train players to reach their highest level of tennis, as well as bring tennis to people who want to enjoy it without the spirit of competition. In Gran Canaria both perspectives of tennis fit for the greater good of the sport as a whole.


True to the island's nature, the facility maintains a very friendly customer service oriented environment. You'd be hard pressed not to find helpful, friendly and warm intentions from the people of the Canary Islands.


You’ll be impressed even more by Alfonso Pérez Peñate’s teaching and physical team, which he’s been building in the last few years. He’s gathered the best instructors the island has to offer, with the clear intention driving performance players in Gran Canaria’s demanding conditions. This guarantees good results year round, regardless of the season or location.


Competitive development includes physical, technical and tactical part of the game. You can either focus on solo training sessions, including competition match-ups, or joining one of our adult camps. Adult focus is on being technically and physically fit for competition events in their individual categories.


Tennis Programs


Costa del Tennis focuses on providing competitive training and tennis holidays in three different locations in Spain (Barcelona, Gran Canaria and Mallorca) for single adults, couples, groups and junior players. The camps revolve around sharpening tennis skills while focusing on the benefit of the sport as a whole. This encourages both technical and mental growth, allowing tennis players to flourish and mature regardless of age.


There are currently tennis packages being offered in in 3 locations:


  1. Balearic Islands, Mallorca In Mallorca you'll find an intense international boarding academy focused on high level players. This rigorous program is perfect for young talents who want to develop into world-class competitors.
  2. Canary Islands, Gran Canaria Gran Canaria specializes in adult players. This is our most travelled holiday destination which includes high level training and luxury accommodation.
  3. Barcelona, Catalunya The facility in Barcelona is a private club great for adults and juniors looking to train with local top players in Catalunya. Host families are available to host young and adult players long term.

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The island of Gran Canaria offers more than 230 kilometers of coastline, featuring some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Big, small, sandy, rocky, the beaches and coastlines come in all shapes and sizes, and provide the perfect setting for a fun-packed holiday in the sun. 


There are a whopping 8 golf courses in Gran Canaria, each and every one built by the most prestigious international golf-course designers in the world. Experts rate many of these courses as some of the best in Spain and Europe.


One of Gran Canaria’s most important resource is water: the ocean offers an array of advantages, from seafood to watersports and leisure activities. Popular watersport activities in Gran Canaria include:

  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Water-skiing
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Scuba diving


You can't go to Spain without experiencing the vibrant nightlife that is so unique to the Spanish culture. Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is host to a an active nightlife, with establishments open around the clock. Spanish culture is known for being joyful and knowing how to celebrate, and the nightlife in Gran Canaria will show you just that.


The facilities at Gran Canaria revolve around usability and comfort. The sporting facilities include all amenities and features, and also house a ProShop to pick up some additional gear. Other facilities also include:


  • 6 immaculate red clay courts
  • 8 stunning golf courses
  • 2 beach tennis courts
  • 8 panoramic padel courts
  • Deluxe accommodation
  • Fitness center
  • Fine dining facilities
  • Social area
  • Pro shop

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

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Reviewed 03 Mar 2018

This hotel needs an upgrade. I found noise from outside the rooms to be quite obtrusive. If they're upgrading in the future, I recommend that they soundproof the rooms better and have doors that...

A Lovely time at the Santa Catalina

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Reviewed 02 Mar 2018

This is the third time my wife and I have stayed at the Santa Catalina. The staff were attentive and considerate as always. And, as always, we found our stay to be most relaxing and enjoyable...

Four days of luxury

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Reviewed 25 Feb 2018

We had a gorgeous first stay in this traditional style hotel. Our room was a junior suite with a large comfortable double bed and a very cosy lounge with 3 piece suite. The ensuite bathroom was a...

"We had a fantastic time at the Nice Lawn Tennis Club and and Stephane was awesome, I can really recommend him as a trainer!"

Suzette, Sweden