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Racquet Sports at Esperanza


The Experience

Elevate your game with private instruction or at one of our group clinics, or spend a lively afternoon rallying with the family and friends while taking in the Baja desert landscape. In between matches, cool off with ice-cold courtside beverages and healthy snacks that naturally replenish and provide energy for your next match.

Tennis & Pickleball

Come on out and have fun! Visit any of our outdoor tennis & pickleball courts for open-play or practice time. Available Daily | 7:00 am to 7:00 pm


Awaken your competitive spirit or just have fun at Esperanza’s three outdoor tennis courts.
  • Complimentary use of courts, tennis racquets and balls
    One hour private lessons available at $130 per person
    Reservations required



Come and see what all the buzz around pickleball is about.
  • A combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong, pickleball has soared in popularity in recent years. With its lightweight paddles and a low net, pickleball can easily be picked up by anyone, no matter your fitness ability. Join in on a friendly pickleball tournament, or improve your fundamentals with private instruction or at one of our group clinics, led by IPTPA-certified instructor Matt Panegasser.

  • Pickleball open play | $45 per hour up to four guests | Private lessons $155 per couple, 1 hour
    Reservations required

  • Pickleball 101 – This clinic is best suited for the never-ever played or the only tried playing pickleball with a friend. This clinic will cover the fundamentals of the game, from safety, grip, paddle positioning, dinking, serve/return and game playing with scoring explanations. Participants will leave this clinic with a good understanding of how to play and score games on their own. 

  • Pickleball 102 This clinic is best suited for the person who has only played pickleball a few times and feels like they are beginning to understand the game but would like to make sure they are playing it correctly. The objective of this clinic is to assist players with drills to improve fundamental skills and teamwork through court positioning. This is more of an advanced beginner clinic. Wednesdays & Fridays | 10:00am to 11:00am | Minimum three players | Please sign up 24 hours in advance.

  • Junior Pickleball Lessons – Little ones will learn the basics of the game, from dinking to stacking, all while having fun, staying active, and making new friends. | Age 4 to 7, Mondays, 11:00am to 12:00pm | Age 8 to 11, Tuesdays, 11:00am to 12:00pm | Age 12 to 16, Thursdays, 11:00am to 12:00pm | Complimentary | Max 8 guests | We recommend the use of sunblock, hat and sunglasses | Reservations required.


Take your tournament to Baja Group Playcations

Reserve multiple courts for the ultimate round-robin tournament, and book group lessons to up everyone’s game back home. After a day of play, cool off with a dip in one of our five palm-fringed pools or relax as your personal chef prepares a specially curated menu for your entire group to enjoy in the comfort of your spacious villas.

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