The Ferrer tennis camp in Benidorm is aimed at boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 and offers the perfect combination of top-class tennis training and expert language tuition.
All tennis training sessions at the Ferrer academy are conducted by professional coaches at the fantastic facilities in Benidorm.
The language classes (English or Spanish) are tutored by professors from the prestigious Sheffield academy. In addition, the students can take part in a range of exhilarating excursions and activities to guarantee a unique and fun experience during their summer stay.
The academy is located in the town of Benidorm with its privileged climate and numerous tourist attractions. Students have access to an excellent range of facilities and are accommodated on-site in shared rooms with three or four beds and private bathrooms.
The camp includes 20 language lessons per week and 15 hours of tennis training, as well as entertainment activities and excursions to nearby towns and amusement parks. The program is always great fun and students can be sure of a lively and friendly atmosphere.
If your child is a tennis fanatic who would love to spend the summer playing their favourite sport, learning a new language and making new friends from around the world - then this course could provide the perfect solution.
This program includes:
- 15 hours per week of tennis + 20 English or Spanish lessons
All tennis training at the Ferrer Tennis Academy is guided by the professional coaches at the facilities in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca.
The students will take part in 15 hours of tennis training per week at the prestigious Ferrer academy under the guidance of a team of professional instructors.
The main objective of the training is to help young tennis players to improve their technique, broaden their range of shots, identify any weaknesses and develop their overall physical capacity.
Students will learn defensive and offensive strategies and practice a range of shots including the serve, forehand, volley, backhand stroke and smash. They will also get an opportunity to compete in matches, and will carry out an exercise program to help improve all aspects their game.
The ultimate goal is to help each individual to become a more complete player by the end of the course.
The program is available for students of all levels, with groups divided according to age and ability.
Language classes at the Ferrer Academy are held under the guidance of The Sheffield Academy. Students can choose to take either English or Spanish classes and will participate in 20 separate lessons of 45 minutes each which are held each morning. All of the teachers are native speakers and have extensive experience in the education field.
Language classes at Tennis camp
On the first day, all students take a test to determine their current level in order to assign them to the correct group. The academy caters for all abilities from beginner to advanced level.
The material provided by the academy has been created specifically for this program. The classes cover all aspects of the language including writing, reading and listening, but overall, the main emphasis is on improving communication skills.
Agenda & Activities
During their stay at the Ferrer camp, the students will be kept occupied throughout the day. In the morning after breakfast, they will attend language classes, and after lunch they will have some free time before their tennis sessions begin.
*This is an illustrative schedule and it is subject to changes by the camp:
In the evening after dinner, the monitors organize further entertainment activities to ensure a fun and sociable end to the day. The children are encouraged to work, learn and have fun together as a team.
Activities at the camp include:
- Competitions and contests
- Theme nights
- Pool games
Further excursions will be made available during the weekend, with an optional excursion also available during the week in place of one of the tennis lessons. All the excursions are included in the price.
During the excursions, the students are always accompanied by a team of monitors who are on hand to supervise and assist them at all times.
These range of weekend activities includes but is not limited to:
- Visit to Altea and Villajoyosa
- Visit to the Terra Mítica and Aqualandia amusement parks
- Shopping around Benidorm
- Beach activities
- Visit to the chocolate museum
All activities at the Ferrer Tennis Camp are hosted at the facilities of the prestigious Lope de Vega International School. The complex has spacious student accommodation and well-equipped classrooms where the language classes are held.
Ferrer Tennis Academy (Benidorm) camp Accommodation
Distance between facilities
In addition, the centre is equipped with:
- Computer room
- Multi-sports courts
- Olympic swimming pool
- Paddle and tennis courts
- Soccer fields
The exact address of the tennis camp is: Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa, 903503 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain.
The children are housed in the residential suites of the Lope de Vega International School. The rooms are double or quadruple and are all equipped with a private bathroom and air-conditioning. The children are housed according to age and sex.
There is a daily maid and towel change service, and sheets are also changed twice per week.
Specially-trained camp monitors will be living right next door to the students, to ensure their safety and to assist them 24 hours a day if they need anything.
The students are provided with nutritional meals that are based on a typical Mediterranean diet. The meals are varied and adapted to the needs of the students, taking into account their daily physical activity. The camp chefs are happy to cater for specific dietary requirements, so students that have allergies, diabetes or intolerance to certain foods are welcome to attend.
The camp also provides food for the students to take on daily trips and excursions.
The camp has a nurse who is on hand to watch over any children who may be under medical treatment, to ensure that they do not to forget to take their daily medicine. The nurse will also be responsible for carrying out any further health-related directions indicated by the parents.
The camp takes place at the Lope de Vega International School in Benidorm. The residence where they will stay at is located here and also the trainings and English classes are performed there. Its exact address is: Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa, 903503 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain
Prices & Dates
Included in the price
- Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks)
- Excursions and entertainment activities
- Tennis training
- English classes and teaching material
- Medical insurance
- Certificate of attendance
- 24-hour supervision
Not included in the price
- Transport to the camp
- Airport collection service
There is an optional transfer service available at extra cost. The service includes collection and supervision with a trained monitor to and from Alicante airport.
Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:
Camp cancellation insurance
If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here
We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here
Airport transfer rates
Transfers are charged at a rate of €75