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Topnotch Fantasy Tennis Camp Wailea
Photo courtesy of the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Travel Agent breaks down the latest selling points for Hawaii-bound clients looking to burn off a few calories during their vacation to the Aloha State. 

Whether it's swimming, tennis or zip lining over Hawaii's active volcanoes, we have something for the guest looking to make some room for Hawaii's delicious farm-to-table cuisine. 

Four Seasons Resort Maui to Host Fantasy Tennis Camp in November

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced it will host the first annual Topnotch Fantasy Tennis Camp Wailea, featuring four current Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) pros, from November 15-19 at Maui’s Wailea Tennis Club.

This new Maui tennis camp program will feature a number of current pros, including Steve Johnson (World #25), multiple ATP Tour title winner, Bronze medal winner (2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro) and U.S. Davis Cup team member; Shelby Rogers (World #48), quarterfinalist at the 2016 French Open and U.S. Fed Cup team member; Reilly OpelkaJunior Wimbledon winner (2015) and one of tennis’ top world prospects; and Alison Riske (World #39), a WTA Tour title winner and a member of the U.S. Fed Cup team. Rogers and Riske represented the U.S. in their Fed Cup win over Germany this past February in Hawaii.

Hall of Famer and "Grand Slam" winner, Tracy Austin, also will be on center court to participate in this four-day camp program. Added to the line-up are two world-class coaches, Marc Lucero, who works with Rogers full-time on tour, and Stephen Amritraj, son of legendary player Vijay Amritraj and a USTA National level coach.

Designed for avid adult tennis players ranging in skill from recreational to tournament level, the camp will include four days of professional lessons, on-court clinics, chalk-talks, Q&A sessions, and play with other campers and the pros. 

Four Seasons Resort Maui will serve as “home base,” providing guest participants in ocean-view accommodations. Participants will also enjoy a Camp Cocktail Reception and a Farewell Dinner at the resort with the pros, and will be treated to a private exhibition between the tour-level players at the Wailea Tennis Club’s intimate, close-to-the-action stadium. Besides improved strokes and fun memories, participants will also return home with a special gift commemorating their time in Wailea. 

The cost of the Topnotch Fantasy Tennis Camp package is $4,995 per person for double occupancy and $5,995 for single occupancy. Registration is limited to maintain small court ratios and to ensure participants enjoy ample time with pros. Click here to reserve your package. 


KapohoKine Adventures Adds Three New Packages for Exploring Hawaii

KapohoKine Adventures has added three new play-and-stay packages to explore the island of Hawaii. By air, travelers can tour one of the most geologically active landscapes on Earth with the Circle of Fire Helicopter Flight

By land, they can discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Preserve with the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Adventure. By sea, guests will explore Hilo Bay with a Private Guided Hilo Bay Kayak Tour or Hilo Coast and Waterfalls Boat Tour. Package prices include a one-night stay at the Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo, double occupancy. 


48th Annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim Set for September

The 48th annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim will take place on September 4. The event attracts swimmers from all over the world as the athletes tackle the challenging waters off Waikiki.

The open water swim measures 2.384 miles long, beginning at Sans Souci Beach between the Natatorium and The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, ending near the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. 


Outfitters Kauai Debuts Hawaii's Longest Zip Line

Outfitters Kauai, one of Hawaii's original adventure tour providers, recently debuted Hawaii’s longest zip line and tallest launching pad. Spanning 4,000 feet with a 50-foot launch pad, the FlyLine Zipline has two side-by-side zip lines that provide an intense, high-speed flight through breathtaking scenery beneath Hinaiuka and the towering peaks of Haupu Mountain Range. Set on the pristine Kipu Ranch, this zip line showcases backdrops featured in blockbuster movies such as Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and The Descendants. 

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