The Buccaneer
Caribbean Tennis at The Buccaneer

The Buccaneer features eight Laykold courts, two lit for night play.

Tennis magazine has called The Buccaneer "the best tennis resort in the Virgin Islands". A fully-stocked pro shop provides top-of-the-line equipment and stringing services. The site of several annual tournaments appropriate for guests' participation, The Buccaneer specializes in pairing up players for enjoyable matches year 'round. Weekly round robins, and doubles drills for ladies, cardio clinics and other seasonal clinics are scheduled for guests.

Best of the Caribbean winner Tennis Life magazine,
Silver Medal

Don deWilde
Don deWilde
"Tennis Director Don deWilde has been there 32 years, far longer than any resort pro anywhere in the islands, and a longevity that seems appropriate at a family run resort. Not only does Buccaneer tennis pro Don deWilde know tennis, he knows the game of most of the Buccaneer's repeat guests and local players.

A graduate of the College of William and Mary in Virginia, Don bounced around a few Caribbean resorts before finding his home on the sunny shores of St. Croix. Don feels two things make tennis at The Buccaneer special: the opportunity to play outdoors 365 days a year in the spectacular setting, and the clientele."
Roger Cox,
Tennis Life Magazine

"I know every single player on the island. A lot of lasting friendships are made between guests and locals. Ultimately, it's the camaraderie that guests respond to the most, as they meet tennis-playing locals who come to the courts for both good competition and a good time."
Don deWilde

Tennis Rates

Daytime courts $18/hour
Night play $22/hour
Racquet rental $5/hour
Ball machine $26/hour
Lessons: 1/2 hour $36/hour
Lessons: full hour $70/hour
A Pirate You Can Rely On!
(article from Don Larson's Daily Tennis News)

In this age of rapid and constant change it can be comforting and gratifying to find that special something that will never let you down. I am referring to the tennis program at the Buccaneer Hotel on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the revolving door world of hospitality...

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Tennis at The Buccaner, St. Croix

Contact the Tennis Pro Shop

Phone: 340 718-3036

Historic Hotels of America

The Buccaneer
St. Croix,
US Virgin Islands