Advantage Anantara as Dhigu, Veli and Naladhu team up with Jim Courier Tennis Facility
Anantara in South Male Atoll has teamed up with Jim Courier Tennis to provide year-round professional tennis coaching and the exclusive management of the tennis facility. This new addition to the activity offerings at the resorts adds to the existing holistic lifestyle approach of Anantara Dhigu, Anantara Veli and Naladhu Maldives.
Olivier Morel, Director of Jim Courier Tennis, says, “At JCT, the mission is to provide each and every player the pathway to their highest level of performance and on-court enjoyment. Our program helps players of all skill levels attain their maximum potential by integrating technical and tactical instruction with tennis-specific drills to strengthen the body and mind. And if you’re just looking for a quality sparring partner, our seasoned playing professionals are ready to give you the hit of a lifetime. Jim Courier Tennis was recently created with only one objective: to help you understand and improve your tennis game while enjoying some of the world’s best locales.”
Professional tennis player Tony Rajaobelina is available year round to coach guests at Anantara in the South Male Atoll on improving their game, or providing the more experienced player with a challenging match. Tony was ranked on the ATP Tour, and has had wins in the top 200. A dual citizen of France and Madagascar he still plays for the Davis Cup team in Madagascar.
The floodlit synthetic grass tennis court is located on a separate island to the resorts, reachable by a 1-minute boat ride from Anantara Dhigu and Naladhu resorts. Private lessons with Tony begin at USD 140 per hour, group lessons for a maximum of three players begin at USD 60++ per person.
Cluster General Manager explains, “Our guests can now enjoy a wide range of water and ground sports during their stay, supplemented with yoga, TRX, our Ayurvedic and Anantara spas, as well as lifestyle coaching. Teaming up with a professional company such as Jim Courier Tennis is an exciting addition for our guests and one that will certainly improve their tennis game while spending time away from home. We look forward to hosting small tournaments at certain times of the year as well.”
Anantara Dhigu, Ananatara Veli and Naladhu Maldives share the lagoon in South Male Atoll, just 35 minutes by speedboat from Ibrahim Nassir International Airport at Male. Each resort appeals to a different demographic, from couples, families and travellers looking for a private, boutique luxury resort experience.
Further information is available on Anantara.com