Saddlebrook Resort, Florida

Saddlebrook Resort

A legendary Tampa Bay resort, the award-winning Saddlebrook Resort has made a name for itself as an unforgettable meeting and vacation destination and one of the nation's preeminent training facilities for athletes. The resort rests on 480 acres of rolling terrain surrounded by lagoons and cypress trees, Saddlebrook was purposely planned as a car-free Walking Village, ensuring guests can easily walk throughout the entire resort.

Tennis programs
The Tennis Academy was acquired in 1986 by the legendary Harry Hopman. Harry Hopman's philosophy and focus on fitness made Hopman one of the most successful tennis coaches in history and became the foundation of the Saddlebrook Program. The focus is still under the leadership of The Tennis Program Director, Howard Moore, and the intense drills we run during daily clinics.

The Hopman Tennis Program at Saddlebrook offers tennis programs for players of all ages and ability levels. The renowned Tampa tennis facility attracts enthusiasts from across the globe and is home to 43 tennis courts including all four Grand Slam surfaces.

Saddlebrook Tennis has the ability to cater to the true tennis fanatics who choose to participate in our demanding five-hour a day program, offered 365 days a year, while also providing corporate meeting attendees with an opportunity to fit in a quick lesson or a few sets of competitive play.

The combination of tranquillity, privacy and exclusivity on property coupled with the energy of the world's top players training to reach their ATP and WTA success goals has made Saddlebrook a historic and legendary training ground.

In fact, guests have enjoyed watching some of the world's best players during their training at Saddlebrook, including in the past: Jim Courier, Pete Sampras, Martina Hingis, James Blake, and currently, John Isner, Jack Sock, and Bob and Mike Bryan.

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One thing is for certain when you stay at Saddlebrook Resort. You won’t run out of things to do! As one of the most active-oriented, fitness-focused of Wesley Chapel hotels, Saddlebrook offers diversion for every interest and skill level, whether you’re birdwatching on a stroll through our 480-acre nature preserve or teeing off next to a golf pro on our signature Arnold Palmer courses. From private tennis lessons, to the family-friendly Superpool, to the Sports Village, to the Kids Club, you’ll find endless ways to recharge and reconnect at Saddlebrook Resort.

See our comprehensive activity calendar for all the goings-on at Saddlebrook. There’s something for everyone in your group, from tennis tournaments to the fun-filled Kids Club.

Splash in the 500,000-gallon, freeform Superpool, or head to the adults-only Serenity Pool. Whatever your mood, whomever you’re vacationing with – we have an inviting, refreshing, sparkling pool for you.

The littlest guests in your group will giggle and grin through their days at Saddlebrook Resort. Treat them to the Kids Club where children ages 4 to 12 are led in stimulating activities all day long.

Keep up with your workout routine, or try something new, at our state-of-the-art fitness center in our expansive Sports Village. They have group fitness classes, with the latest equipment, personal training and more.

From shopping and cultural attractions to family-friendly zoos and aquariums, the Tampa Bay area is rich with activities for every interest.

For the serious athlete, our Saddlebrook Sports Performance program is on point. They work with professional, collegiate and dedicated everyday athletes to assess and provide personalized nutrition and fitness training programs.

Saddlebrook's Florida Tennis Center features: 43 Tennis Courts including all 4 Grand Slam Surfaces

  • Top Ranked Pros training on the property.
  • Elite fitness and performance training facility.
  • Tennis Pro Shop.
  • Nutrition consultation and programming.
  • Kinesio taping method.
  • Accommodation.

Saddlebrook Resort has 495 deluxe guest rooms and suites provide an inviting blend of luxury, space and convenience, whether you’re an active family on vacation seeking sun and recreation, or a conference attendee. More than three-quarters of our accommodations are spacious multi-bedroom suites, with full kitchens and all the creature comforts you could want from a Tampa, Florida, resort.

Over 75% of the accommodations at Saddlebrook are suites, each offering a spacious retreat with full kitchens and comforts for conference attendees, sports enthusiasts and families planning a Florida vacation.

Saddlebrook Resort is home to two of Florida's most picturesque and playable golf courses, as well as the renowned Saddlebrook Golf Academy and the Saddlebrook Preparatory School for junior athletes. Designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer, both of our Tampa golf courses incorporate rolling fairways and well-maintained greens along with wilderness areas full of cypress, pine and palm trees. Add in our state-of-the-art training facility, Pro Shop and professional instruction, and it’s easy to see why Saddlebrook is an unrivaled Florida golf resort.

Special Packages
Saddlebrook Resort’s array of vacation packages caters to every interest and activity level. Family-friendly stays include discounted pool cabana rentals and Kids Club activities, while a range of golf getaways provide cart rentals, greens fees, pro shop credits and more.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

Incredible experience at the Saddlebrook adult tennis camp!

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Reviewed 17 Apr 2020

I had an incredible experience at the Saddlebrook adult tennis camp. The instructors were extremely knowledgeable and helped me improve my game a great deal in a short period of time. Larry in...

Wonderful facility for a group get away

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Reviewed 02 Mar 2020

Our place was steps a Super Pool which is wonderful. Great weather and a friendly atmosphere. Loved TD's the Sports Bar and you won't find a better steak house the Dempsey's. We are coming back in...

Old overpriced with poor management

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Reviewed 01 Mar 2020

Went here for some family time and relaxation while house being remodeled. Room was very very old and had a big water spot on bedroom ceiling. The so called kitchen was from the 1970s and there were...