Play Tennis in Paradise | Kohala Coast, Hawaii

Cliff Drysdale Tennis’s newest resort location–Mauni Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection–is surrounded by 32 expansive oceanfront acres and epitomizes an inspiring cultural retreat with incredible beaches, stunning views, and lush green mountains.

Immerse yourself in authentic Hawai’ian culture while awakening your passion for the game with an unforgettable escape to the dramatic Kohala Coast of theIsland of Hawai’i. Situated on 32 oceanfront acres, no place is more sacred than Mauna Lani with its sensory paradise of ancient fishponds, expansive beaches and stunning ocean and mountain views. Curated experiences distinctly reminiscent of Authentic Hawaii await resort guests while spacious ocean-view accommodations offer the perfect escape after a day on the courts or exploring the island.

The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Garden at Mauna Lani reflects a similar cultural oasis. Nestled among royal fishponds and a lush tropical atmosphere, the Tennis Garden offers a stellar backdrop to improve your game. Boasting six newly refreshed tennis courts, two of which are lighted for evening play, the new tennis program offers an amazing variety of opportunities for Kohala locals and resort guests of all ages and levels.

“I’m thrilled to make Mauna Lani a tennis destination for everyone,” said Dudley. “My goal is to bring more tennis to more people. My programs are designed to welcome the community and offer programming for juniors through adults including lessons, leagues and offerings, getting new people interested in tennis.”


The Director of Tennis, Matt Dudley, is originally from Sydney, Australia, and brings immense experience. He competed on the ITF circuit and was most recently the Adult Program Director at Omni La Costa Resort in California. In his short time at Mauna Lani, Matt has already unveiled new programming to include junior and adult classes, cardio tennis, USTA leagues, mixers, pickleball and cardio tennis. Matt’s goal is to create a social hub at the Tennis Garden.

Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, and the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Garden provide provide all you need to perfect your tennis game on your next vacation, including334 rooms and suites, oceanfront dining, Kainalu Ocean Adventures & Activities, and 45 holes of award-winning golf managed by Troon. Starting January 1, 2021, Cliff Drysdale is thrilled to expand our world-class travel offerings to guests. Tennis and golf packages include luxury accommodations, group and private lessons, complimentary game-matching services, and video analysis. These tennis packages are tailored for individual skill levels to provide the perfect combination of athleticism and luxury.

At a time when players everywhere desire to get back on the court, the programs at Mauna Lani offer a safe and socially distanced escape outdoors with a beautiful backdrop to create memories that will last a lifetime.Cliff Drysdale Tennis could not be more excited to welcome Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection into our tennis family and provide guests and members another ultimate tennis experience.

For more information on travel opportunities, please contact Katie Steck at or call 830-625-5911 x 208.