December Pickleball in Paradise, Sandals South Coast, Jamaica

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December Pickleball in Paradise, Sandals South Coast, Jamaica

Pickleball Pros- Wes Gabrielsen and Andy Gensch

December 12 December 17

Come level up your pickleball game while

enjoying paradise.

Straight Away Travel’s Pickleball in Paradise Vacations is creating a festive adventure in South Coast, Jamaica. You will be spending 5 nights with players from across the U.S. and Canada at Sandals South Coast, a luxury resort with 12 pickleball courts. This will include a week of pickleball play, instruction, a white sandy beach, cocktails/mocktails, and 5-star global gourmet dining. Your Pro instructors for the trip are Hall of Famer Wes Gabrielson and Andy Gensch.  

Meet Your Pros

Wes Gabrielsen is a 2022 Pickleball Hall of Fame Inductee!  Some of the highlights of his pickleball career include:

– 11x USAPA National Champion

– 6x Canadian National Champion

– 2x US Open Champion

– 2x Tournament of Champions Winner

– Won over 160 gold medals open/pro in career

– IPTPA Founding Member

– IPTPA Level 2 Instructor 

– Head Pickleball Professional at Illahe Hills Country Club (Salem, OR)

– Selkirk Sponsored Player 

Andy Gensch is a pickleball professional and certified teaching pro who was the Pickleball Consultant and Head Pro at Chicken N Pickle from 2015 – 2022. Some of the highlights of his pickleball career include:

Board Member – Pickleball Hall of Fame (2016-2021)

•        Country Club Consultant (2018-Present)

•        Tournament Director

•        Parks and Recreation Advisor 

•        2-Time National Medalist – 50+ / 2014 Mixed Doubles & 2015 Men’s Doubles

•        Senior Professional and Sponsored Player – Selkirk

•        10-Time State Games Gold Medalist (KS, MO, IL, IA, OK)

• National Champion – State Games of America (2017)

• IPTPA – Certified Instructor and Director (2016-Present)

• Commentator – Pickleball Channel, US Open, USA Pickleball Nationals

A Daily Schedule of Pickleball, Relaxation, and Night Fun!

Your Pickleball in Paradise vacation includes many incredible features, including daily time on the court. Every event/clinic is optional but take advantage of your time to learn from the pros!

The trip also allows you to relax at the resort, dine on superb cuisine, and enjoy nightly entertainment! To give you an idea of what to expect, here is a from one of our recent Pickleball in Paradise trips to Jamaica. After you make a full payment, we will send you a similar itinerary, customized to fit your resort and exact travel dates.

Private Lessons & Upgrades

* Private lessons may be available. We will only schedule 2 hours of private lessons each day,  so we encourage you to book in advance. E-mail to reserve your lessons.

*There are many options to upgrade for (concierge level, a room with a butler, or a suite If you are looking to upgrade, please e-mail for more pricing.

BOOK TODAY – To hold your spot- email

DON’T WAIT TO BOOK. We anticipate this will sell out quickly.

Luxury Level Rooms $2080 per person based on double occupancy SOLD OUT!!

Club Level Rooms

$2431 per person (based on double occupancy)

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Do you plan on traveling alone or with a travel partner?

Pickleball travel room rates are based on double occupancy. Keep the cost down by bringing a partner on this trip.

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Do you and your travel partner have international passports that do not expire for at least 6 months from the date of travel?
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What type of level stay are you interested in? The Standard is Luxury, but there are different types of room on Luxury, but you can upgrade to different level of services as well.