Welcome, Welcome, Welcome

... to Mexico's Greatest Little Tennis and Beach Resort - Tennis El Palmar.
  • 7 Luxury apartments located just off the beach in Melaque.
  • Four immaculate red clay courts at the tennis centre in Cihuatlán.
  • Shared clinics or Private lessons with one of our 2 pros. Polo Salas is a former #10 player in Mexico
  • Fresh fruit and juices for all
Imagine yourself sitting on the golden beaches sipping a cold cerveza. Your most important decision of the day? Do I want to play a game of tennis or... mañana?
Tennis El Palmar.
Located 10 minutes from Manzanillo airport you will be co-hosted by the families LaPointe of Melaque, and Salas of Cihuatlan. Leopoldo Salas is the family patriarch and son Polo is a past top ten tennis player in Mexico. Polo, a USPTA Pro I, will arrange your matches with local players or visitors from Europe, the US or Canada. Four of the most tenderly cared for red clay tennis courts in Mexico. Imagine mornings at the clay courts, afternoons on the miles of golden beaches, swimming in the warm blue waters, and meeting the friendly, easy smiling people. If you have ever wanted to meet, play tennis with, and make some lifelong Mexican friends, this is your chance.

A variety of open air palapa beachfront restaurants serve your favourite local seafood and cold drinks. They also offer lazy seaside hammocks to rest your tennis weary body while the local kids play a fiesty game of beach soccer. A band of wandering mariachis may pause to serenade your sweetheart. Or maybe you would like to take a day trip and enjoy the many colourful outdoor markets in a neighbouring town?

Let us spoil you at Tennis El Palmar!


A Typical Day…

Morning starts with the beach sunrise in Melaque. Then a scenic 15 minute drive to the tennis courts in Cihuatlan. Meet local players and other guests. Polo will arrange your matches. Fresh fruit and juices for all! A morning of satisfying tennis and we return to the golden beaches of Melaque.
Afternoons on the beach, by the pool, or practicing your siesta skills. Watch the fiery sunset on the beach. It's a daily ritual. Then dinner and a well deserved rest …
Then you have to do it all again tomorrow!

Your Tennis Vacation Package includes:
  • Self-contained deluxe apartment accommodation at the Tennis Centre in Melaque – Kitchenette, Living Room, One Bedroom with Queen Size Bed, Ensuite, Lots of Hot Water, Swimming Pool!
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily maid service
  • Ozonated swimming pool
  • Free usage of mountain bikes for guests
  • An orientation tour of Melaque and Barra De Navidad
  • Relaxed, informal atmosphere where having FUN is the only rule!
  • For the workaholic - Fax and email services available

All This for only $89 USD daily per couple!

Click Here to see a map of how to get to the Tennis El Palmar Beach Centre from Manzanillo Airport.

Comfortable, luxury accommodations, just steps from the beach.

New - We're Mexico's First fully wireless internet Resort!
We now have internet access for cabled or wireless connections in all parts of the resort.

In conjunction with the internet capability, we have VoIP Long Distance phone service.

A part of "yet to be discovered old Mexico," on the golden beaches of Bahia de Navidad, is the quaint seaside town of Melaque. The perfect Mexico vacation resort for a relaxed, informal, and refreshing getaway. Enjoy luxury accommodation in a small, secure, intimate resort.

Let us spoil you at El Palmar!

Your vacation suite accommodation, is decorated in traditional Mexican motifs, colors, and tilework, yet still featuring the amenities of your home. Relax by the pool, or take a mountain bike tour and discover Melaque-San Patricio.

Your Mexico Vacation Activities
We have a Mexico vacation activity for you. At this Mexico vacation destination you can enjoy swimming, bodysurfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing, windsurfing, deepsea fishing, whale watching, horseback riding, hiking, birdwatching, mountain biking, golf and tennis. Travel to other beach destinations on an ocean cruise, especially Tenacatita with its' great snorkelling and beachside seafood restaurants.

Located in Jalisco, Mexico.
Melaque and Barra de Navidad are in the state of Jalisco and are approximately 225 kilometers south of Puerto Vallarta, on the Costa Alegra, and 280 kilometers from Guadalajara. The largest city near Melaque is Manzanillo, a busy commercial port that handles large cargo ships and has a sizable commercial fishing fleet.

Melaque and San Patricio
The towns of Melaque and San Patricio offer a variety of sights and atractions. Surrounding the Bahia de Navidad are the foothills of the Sierra Madres which frame the fertile tropical plains with cattle, mangoes, bananas, and coconut palms. Deep sea fishing for marlin, tuna, or dorado can be exciting and gastronomically rewarding. Have your catch prepared in one of our local or international restaurants for a bit of "exquisite dining," but only after you have shown your trophy fish in one of our fishing tournaments.

The Colonial city of Colima
For a day tour visit the colonial city of Colima, site of one of Mexico's active volcanos and see the temples that were aligned with the volcano. In the 11th century Colima was known to the Aztecs as Cajitlan "where pottery is made." Colima an area rich in Archeological sites and Spanish colonial structures was an important waypoint for the Spaniards travelling from the coast to the interior of Mexico. Colima is truly, one of Mexico's beautiful small cities.

Mexico is a land of festivals and fiestas.
Our biggest festival is Saint Patrick's day - don't miss it! From kids birthdays to Mothers' day, expect to be surprised by a local fiesta.

For your wedding, honeymoon, family fun vacation, or a relaxing time in the sun, expect to be spoiled at "El Palmar."

Let your friendly hosts at "El Palmar" prepare your vacation package. WATCH for our seasonal discounts and special offers.




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