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Our Luxury Tennis Resort Near Destin FL

Get your blood flowing, challenge your favorite partner, and engage in a little friendly competition with some time on the courts. At Hotel Effie, you have access to 12 world-class HydroGrid clay and three hard tennis courts, private lessons with USPTA and USPTR pros, and fun Round Robin tournaments for all skill levels at your disposal. 

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Services & Programs

Private tennis lessons with certified USPTA and USPTR pros, hitting sessions, and even a tennis matching service to get you on the courts if you find yourself without a partner. Whatever you need, we’ve got you covered. Hotel Effie's Concierge will gladly arrange court time and lessons for you.


Resort Court  Rate
Hotel Effie guests enjoy one complimentary hour of tennis after 11 a.m. Before this time, guests can enjoy a game at the resort court rate of $12 per person per hour. 

$75.00 per hour
$45.00 per half-hour
$5.00 each additional person (up to two additional players)

Singles Hitting Session 
$75.00 per hour, includes one hour court time, tennis balls, and playing time with the pros

Tennis Courts

Best Served at Night

Maybe your day was filled with sunny beach day activities. Or maybe you just like the crisp calm of a little night-time game. Evening play is available for $6 per hour. Just bring your keycard for identification and get ready to enjoy your match under starry skies.

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Round Robin Tennis Tournament

If you’d like to add a little friendly competition to your beautiful beachside escape, we can do that, too. Bring your racquet and your love of the game and we’ll take care of the rest—balls, drinks, prizes, court time. And maybe even a few new friends. All skill levels welcome.

Tennis Tournament

Group clinics

Learn the fundamentals of the game and enjoy a high-energy workout at the same time. Monday–Saturday, 9:00 a.m., $25.00 per person. One participant per 30 minutes, two participants per 45 minutes, three or more participants per one hour. *Please RSVP due to limited space and possible time change.

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Equipment Rental

No racquet? No problem! Rent tennis racquets, tennis balls, even ball machines. Everything to  get your game going. Tennis racquets are $9 per racquet/per day, ball machines are $24 per hour.

Calendar of Events

Sep 27
guy on fly-board above lagoon

Hydroflight Mondays

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Weekly on Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sep 28
fireworks over lagoon

Boomin' Tuesdays

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Weekly on Tuesday
7:15 PM - 9:15 PM

Sep 29
Men singing on stage

Wednesday Night Concert Series

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Weekly on Wednesday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sep 30
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Magical Thursdays

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Weekly on Thursday
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oct 08
Oct 09
A group of guys smiling and holding their drinks

14th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

All day

Oct 31
kids in costume

Trick or Treat Street

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Nov 20
champagne on table

Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Nov 26
boy beside train

The Polar Express

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550