We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Ocean Club | Praia da Luz, Luz, Portugal
Phone Number: 44 0 20 7603 2422
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 9 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
  • 0
    Very good
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
Improvers Week at JM tennis at Luz Bay Hotel

Great coaches. Luis and his team of coaches are all instructive and make you want to improve. Plus they have a good sense of humour so it is lots of fun. Hotel is good, clean and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
A TripAdvisor Member
Add Photo Write a Review

9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great coaches. Luis and his team of coaches are all instructive and make you want to improve. Plus they have a good sense of humour so it is lots of fun. Hotel is good, clean and staff are friendly. Not 5* but perfect for a week of tennis. Other people were also really nice. I would go back again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Coaching and approach to tennis was really engaging - the weather was ideal for tennis and the sessions passed quickly. Coaches had a good sense of humour and were entertaining. Praia da Luz is a lovely wee town with lots of good places to eat I must admit to following trip advisor reviews and the good reports were well founded... More 

1 Thank Stuart Y
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have been here as a child every year for about 7 years now. The coaching is no longer based at ocean club but is now at a fantastic new complex (still in Luz) with astroturf courts. The coaches have always been very friendly and happy to coach, they really help make the holiday and they are just fantastic coaches.... More 

1 Thank Stenniee
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Did 5 days of coaching with Luis and Vasco. Really enjoyed it and the courts were excellent. I can't say it made me a better player but I definitely have a much better appreciation of what I should be doing. Lessons went from 9am until 12 although we did all agree to change to an 8.30 start to avoid the... More 

Thank kerryjerry
Level Contributor
45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It was obvious that those who wanted to play Tennis to a good level enjoyed J M. We did not play this time but others were obviously impressed.

1 Thank magicbrian
Suffolk, England
Level Contributor
50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was our third time to the Jonathan Markson Tennis school, after a gap of 10 years, and the first time we had come as a family. Head coach Luiz and Vasco are still there, their enthusiasm and laconic humour undimmed (despite the fact that my forehand was as bad as it was 10 years ago). They now have some... More 

1 Thank louisvuitton
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

Brilliant coaches-had a massive impact on my game without overloading me with too much info. Very attentive to each class member. Very tailored drills. And good mix of drills/ play/ tournament. Kept the tennis programme light-hearted and fun whilst also really working us hard. This was my 4th time in Luz with Jonathon Markson, & there is most certainly going... More 

1 Thank Hamate
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

We have previously been twice with family during school holidays in 2004 and 2006 and thoroughly enjoyed the tennis with great and personable coaches. Decided to go back this year out of school holidays. 7 in the group and Luis, Vasca and Riccardo were superb attentive coaches - both during the tennis and afterwards as well. Yes many drills of... More 

1 Thank mrlucas
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
165 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Have used these guys several times over the years and it is good if you want a physical workout but the plan never varies. Lots of ball feeding and basic instruction and out of date compared to other tennis camps.

1 Thank Tony P

Travelers who viewed Jonathan Markson Algarve Tennis Center also viewed


Been to Jonathan Markson Algarve Tennis Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jonathan Markson Algarve Tennis Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?