New Ladies Retreats at Amelia Island

June 26, 2012

Amelia Island, FL — Cliff Drysdale Tennis is pleased to announce a new addition to their popular Ladies Tennis Retreats at Omni Amelia Island Plantation during 3 weeks in October and November 2012; October 10 – 14, October 31 – November 4 and November 7 – 11. The Omni Amelia Island retreats will be joining the ranks of those that have been selling out annually at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami and The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Mexico since 2006.

These 5-day, ladies-only retreats promise to be unmatched in the industry of girls getaways and will be led by award-winning director of tennis Scott Colebourne and his professional staff. The itinerary boasts the ultimate experience in tennis, dining and luxury at the AAA 4-diamond resort. Activities include over 15 hours of tennis instruction and match play sessions, delightful dining, optional spa packages at The Spa & Salon and an awards banquet, video show and Saturday ight Players Party.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation is located north of Jacksonville, FL near Fernandina Beach. Featuring luxurious accommodations with a multitude of onsite activities, the resort boasts a beautiful tennis facility with 23 Har-Tru® fast-dry clay courts shaded beneath majestic live oaks where guests enjoy play by day or night with three lighted courts. Since 1974, legends of tennis including Andre Agassi, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Martina Hingis, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters have appeared at Racquet Park.

“We are ecstatic to bring our brand of tennis camp to the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, these camps represent amazing value and are a true luxury tennis camp in every aspect” states director of tennis Scott Colebourne. “Amelia Island is the perfect location for a getaway and our camp will take advantage of the fantastic amenities at the Omni oceanfront resort.”

About Cliff Drysdale Tennis

Cliff Drysdale Tennis (CDT), founded in 2001 by tennis legend Cliff Drysdale and partners Don Henderson and Tom Brownhill, specializes in daily tennis operations and management for resorts, hotels and private tennis clubs; sports design and construction consultation for companies interested in building world-class tennis facilities; tennis educational programs, summer camps, clinics and retreats; and resort, hotel corporate outing planning and leisure operations. For more information, visit

About the Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Beginning a new chapter in its nearly 40-year heritage, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation is undergoing an extensive re-imagination project. As Florida’s award-winning island destination, the 1,350-acre retreat is recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature, rich in recreational activities. The certified Green Lodging Destination is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, lush marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway, located just north of Jacksonville, Fla. The property sits on three-and-a-half miles of wide, uncrowded beaches and includes 49,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; 54 holes of championship golf; 23 Har-Tru® tennis courts; award-winning recreation programs; a shopping village with restaurants, boutiques and gift shops as well as the nature-inspired signature spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; nine culinary options ranging from casual to fine dining; kids camps; and numerous activities for adventurers including water sports, horseback riding, walking, hiking and Segway tours. With 249 guest rooms in the oceanfront resort, the Villas of Amelia Island Plantation Resort offer 300 one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas with ocean, golf or resort views. For more information, please call 1-800-The-Omni or visit