There are hundreds of tennis holidays for anymore hoping to hone their skills this summer Photo: ALAMY
Inspired by Wimbledon? Here are ten of the best tennis holidays, in Britain, Europe and the Caribbean   Cyprus The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at the Intercontinental Aphrodite Hills resort near Paphos has nine floodlit courts and a team of coaches to teach all ages and abilities ( The resort also has an 18-hole golf course and a superb spa. A week’s half board[...]
Hotel Sass da Grüm
The natural powers at the Sass da Grüm wellness retreat in Switzerland give our writer the chance to tap into a world of calm. "Close your eyes and begin to concentrate on your breathing," said a soft voice from across the circle. It seemed a shame to shut out the view: the sun was setting over Lake Maggiore, the chestnut woodland beneath me, and the resorts of Ascona and Locarno on the opp[...]
Spa towns have made important contributions to European culture and history. If it is true that "the past is a foreign country" where they "do things differently", this is clearly truer for some of those "things" than for others. It is less true, certainly, for the most fundamental activities in our lives like eating and sleeping (the "basic realities" of being human have, after all, not ch[...]