Costa del Sol Sunshine and Spain’s First Legendary Player Combine to Make An Outstanding Tennis Facility
Manolo Santana Racquets Club, near Marbella on the Costa del Sol of Spain is a legacy of it’s founder’s name, Spain’s first great tennis legend. The Manolo Santana Club was established by this national hero in 1997 and has six tennis courts with Grand Slam surfaces: three plexipave, two clay, and one artificial grass, all of them floodlit. It is a family club that offers a variety of sport and leisure activities such as padel, a swimming pool, fitness and a clubhouse and restaurant. It is set in a lush backdrop of the mountainous Costa del Sol in southern Spain.
He was known as ‘The Magician on Clay’. Manolo Santana was Spain’s first legendary tennis player, leaving a legacy that paved the way for great players to follow. He became a national hero in 1965 when he led Spain to unexpected victory over the US in the Davis Cup. He won the French Championships (1961, 1964),the U.S. Championships (1965) and also the 1966 Wimbledon lawn tennis championships. He manages the Manolo Santana Racquets club, a tennis club in Marbella, and the Sport Center Manolo Santana, in Madrid.
Manolo Santana, A Spanish Tennis Legend
What To Do After Playing Tennis At Manolo Santana Racquets Club-Enjoy the Beaches of The Costa del Sol
Twenty four beaches spread over twenty seven miles of coastline, are the reason many people come to Marbella. The Costa del Sol, or Coast of the Sun is one of the world’s most famous beach destinations. El Pinillo and El Faro Beach are two of the most famed. Long stretches where you can walk, beach bars, parks, the blue Mediterranean and its legendary sunshine make this a magnet for people from all over the world.
Where We Stayed After Playing Tennis at Manolo Santana Marbella, Hotel Lima
Hotel Lima, Marbella is 150 metres from both the beach and the old town. The hotel’s location allows you to to enjoy strolling around and exploring Marbella has to offer
A short, scenic walk to the old town of Marbella with its shops and restaurants.
The famous beaches of Marbella, Faro, Venus and Fontanilla are the nearest are just five minutes from the hotel.
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