About the hotel
Perched on a cliff top in the tranquil enclave of Guía de Isora, the beauty of nature abounds at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, one of the most idyllic luxury resorts on the Canary Islands. The Moorish-inspired hotel features one of the finest golf courses in Spain. A world-class spa soothes the mind, body, and spirit with an array of pampering treatments. The luxury hotel's two Michelin-star restaurants feed the soul with inventive Basque or Japanese cuisine. Wander through lush tropical gardens with flora and fauna, relax along the secluded beachfront, or refresh in your choice of 7 swimming pools. A child-friendly atmosphere and great kids programme make this luxury resort an obvious choice for a fun-filled family getaway. Here, panoramic ocean vistas and added touches of personalised luxury come as standard. Discover a modern oasis embraced by a shimmering sea.
- Secluded location in tranquil corner of Tenerife
- 2 Michelin-stared dining experiences
- Best Luxury Resort Spa - World Luxury Spa Awards - 2014
At a glance
The beautiful surroundings in Tenerife on the Canary Islands is celebrated with luxury suites and villa rooms enhanced by thoughtful design and décor, while spacious layouts, luxurious bathrooms and indulgent bedding tempt one to forgo exploration for welcome seclusion.
- Air conditioning
- Personal safe
- Mini bar
- High-Speed Internet connection
- Array of national and international television channels
- Two in-room telephones
- Feather beds
- Plush linens
- Marble bathroom with separate shower, toilet and sinks
- Bathrobes and slippers
- Hair dryer
- Laundry and dry cleaning services
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Ihome docking station
Deluxe Rooms feature extra large layouts for your convenience, and contemporary design for your comfort. The magnificent scenery outside is maximized with floor-to-ceiling doors, a window to the breathtaking vistas over the Atlantic Ocean or the resort. You'll also have a private outdoor terrace to make the most of outdoor living.
- Exclusive Asprey bath amenities
The spacious suite layout of the Junior Suites, including a walk-in wardrobe, convenient sitting area, and king-size bed maximise your comfort. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors showcase a spacious terrace boasting panoramic vistas. Soak off the day in your soaking tub, and make the most of dual vanities.
One Bedroom Suite
Soak up exclusive panoramic vistas of the Atlantic from the privacy and comfort of your king-size bed. One Bedroom Suites are comprised of a separate living and dining areas for your utmost convenience. Refresh in a luxurious marble bathroom with full-stone accented bath and shower.
This lavishly appointed two-bedroom suite boasts elegantly furnished living spaces, a separate dining area for eight guests, and a terrace kitted out with a private outdoor Jacuzzi.
Bask in wrap-around spectacular vistas from floor-to-ceiling windows, enhancing your surroundings further and bringing the outdoors in. An outdoor Jacuzzi and Japanese Garden boost relaxation to unprecedented levels.
Located on the rooftop of the Citadel for beautiful views, two bedrooms allow for spaciousness and convenience. Refresh in your personal heated swimming pool just for your use.
Deluxe Room Tagor Villas
Nestled into lush tropical gardens, villa rooms are reserved only for adult guests with an exclusive swimming pool for this set of Villas only. You’ll also have personalised check-in at the room, a personal attendant for your every need, and a complimentary buggy available throughout the entirety of your stay.
One Bedroom Suite Tagor Villas
A secluded paradise for adults only featuring stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the gorgeously manicured hotel gardens.
Deluxe Room Villa
Set in a seclude cove of the resort, the Deluxe villas are encompassed by lush botanical gardens with access to an exclusive pool in the upper rows of the Villas, and to the Infinity Pool at El Mirador.
One Bedroom Suite Villa
These exclusive villas are home to a separate living room, lounge and dining area, and an expansive king-size bedroom all for your comfort and convenience. You’ll also get panoramic ocean vistas.
Savour palatable memories that will last for a lifetime. Look no further than The Ritz-Carlton Abama’s spectacular dining offerings alongside the graceful slopes of the Teide Mountains.
M.B is the signature Tenerife fine dining restaurant of renowned Basque chef Martín Berasategui, whose inspired interpretations of Spanish cuisine have made him a household name throughout Spain and beyond. His cooking is characterized not just by its inventiveness, but also by a profound understanding of flavour and a deep respect for ingredients: qualities that epitomize M.B., one of the most intriguing Michelin star restaurants in Tenerife.
- Open: 18:30 – 22:00 (Tuesday – Friday, with tasting menu available until 21:30)
- Open: 18:30 – 22:30 (Saturday, with tasting menu available until 22:00)
- Children above 6 years of age
Creating an elevated sensory experience for Tenerife gastronomes, the Michelin star Abama Kabuki amalgamates design, taste and fine dining service with added theatre. Four defined zones enable diners to enjoy a very different Kabuki experience including the main restaurant (Kabuki Room); Kabuki Bar; Sushi Bar; and Kabuki Space, offering a bespoke private dining experience in one of the Canary Island’s most inspired restaurants.
- Open: 19:00 – 23:00
- Closed on Tuesdays
- Children above 6 years of age
With a large, thatched roof and wooden beams inspired by the architecture of Bali, El Mirador certainly lives up to its name: it enjoys perhaps the most enviable location with magnificent panoramic views across the Atlantic Ocean towards La Gomera island. Appropriately for the location, El Mirador specializes in locally sourced seafood. Open for dinner, the restaurant also benefits from a wonderful outdoor terrace and garden, and its own secluded infinity pool.
- Breakfast: 07:30 – 11:00 (Villa guests above the age of 18)
- Lunch: 13:00 – 15:00
- Dinner: 18:30 – 23:00
- Children under the age of 6 years allowed from 18:30 – 19:30
Located in the heart of Citadel and flanked by the resort’s quintessential Moorish architecture, 20/20 offers a contemporary space transporting guests to a warehouse-style location steeped in urban trans-Atlantic vibes. 20/20 inspired by a menu featuring the finest selection of 20 meats and 20 sophisticated wine categories where diners are presented with a categorised cuisine spanning classic steak cuts, meticulously sourced from the very best farms in regions including Uruguay, Nebraska and the Spanish territory of Galicia.
- Open: 18:00 – 23:00
Situated in the heart of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama’s Citadel building, the new Verona serves a comforting combination of classic Italian flavours, with innovative dishes introducing a pop of contemporary methods and taste combinations. Taking pride in only the freshest ingredients, Verona’s menu of handcrafted pastas includes the finest cheese and cold meats hand sourced from Italy. The restaurant also features a wood-fired oven, introducing artisanal pizzas.
- Open: 18:00 – 23:00
Born of 40 years’ gastronomic excellence, Txoko presents a menu of impressive culinary work from the highly awarded chef, Berasategui. Characterised by the chef’s trademark stamps of creativity, invention, profound understanding of flavour and deep respect for ingredients, with Erlantz Gorostiza at the helm, the restaurant offers a winning combination.
- Open: 18:00 – 23:00
Situated on the beach facing La Gomera Island, the oceanfront Beach Club restaurant serves freshly prepared food, refreshments and cocktails until sundown. It’s the perfect place for lunch when you can’t bear to tear yourself away from the ocean. And where better to catch the most spectacular show on the island: the sight of the evening sun slowly dipping into the Atlantic?
- Open: 12:00 – 18:00
Do justice to the most important meal of the day at La Veranda, serving a superb buffet breakfast. Every morning either indoors or on our sunny terrace. Have your pick of more than 150 food specialities, including local fruit, freshly prepared pastries from our patisserie, Serrano hams and other Spanish options, and hot breakfasts cooked to order.
- Open: 07:30 – 11:00
- Adults-only area in 20/20 for breakfast
Los Chozos plates up light snacks, refreshments and cocktails to poolside sun loungers as well as more substantial lunches in its main dining area. Shaded by palm trees and with the pool just a few steps away, it’s a chance to sample local Canary Island specialities in an informal, relaxed atmosphere.
- Open: 12:00 – 18:00
La Casa Club
Right at the heart of the golf course, surrounded by luxuriant palm groves, La Casa Club is an idyllic spot for a light lunch or an early evening cocktail. The terrace offers stunning ocean views.
- Open: 12:00 – 18:00
Enjoy the big match with a proper pint of beer in the Sports Bar, styled on a traditional English pub. With several large plasma TVs, it’s the place to catch all your favourite sporting events live on the big screen.
At the heart of the hotel, the seductive lobby bar is both a meeting point and a romantic evening destination, where you can enjoy live piano music and cocktails either from the comfort of the grand interior or the intimacy of the outdoor terrace.
- Open: 10:00 – 01:00
- Exclusive Beach accessed by a funicular from the hotel’s cliff-top perch with two natural pools
- Dave Thomas-designed golf course
- 7 tennis courts
- 4 paddle courts
- Hydrotherapy pool and ten treatment rooms at the 2,500 sqm Spa
- Water Facilities and complete fitness centre with state-of-the art equipment
- 7 swimming pools, including a pool reserved only for adults
- 10 dining options, including Michelin star restaurants
- Ritz Kids, for the youngest guests
- 24-hour check-in
- 24-hour in-room dining
- 24-hour porter service
- 24-hour in-room resort security
- Central safe
The Ritz-Carlton, Abama introduces its new Club Level offering an exclusive sanctuary, providing the comfort, convenience and privacy of a hotel within a hotel. With its own dedicated team on hand to offer extra level service, the Club takes care of all guest needs ensuring an exceptional experience within sumptuous surroundings. The Club Level accommodation and amenities feature special services and privileges synonymous with the Ritz-Carlton brand worldwide whilst maintaining a strong sense of the resort’s island destination.
- Club Lounge check-in and check-out
- Complimentary culinary offerings throughout the day
- Fine selections of wines, liqueurs, beers, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
- A dedicated concierge to assist with all requirements during the stay
- Complimentary wireless Internet access in the Lounge
- Unlimited use of the water circuit at the Spa
- Exclusive access to the Persian Garden swimming pool
Ritz Kids experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama introduces even the youngest guests to both the natural wonders and the rich cultural traditions of the Canary Islands. Immersive and adventurous, the hotel's experiences provide your little one with enthralling activities to reward their interest in the beauty and workings of the world we live in with a diverse collection of vacation activities.
- Ages: 4 - 12 years
- Open: 10:00 - 18:00 daily
- Reservations must be made minimum 24-hours prior to notice
Escape to the spa, an oasis of calm featuring gorgeous ocean views and a luxuriously chic design. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, offers an award-winning spa experience where you’ll indulge your senses in an astonishing range of water and relaxation facilities, an outside garden cabana, and deluxe treatment rooms. Discover the pleasures of a luxurious haven at this spa resort, where a personalized holistic and unique wellness experience awaits.
- Open: 09:00 – 20:30
As one of nine golf courses located in Tenerife, Abama Golf is a magnificent par-72 championship course which was designed by former Ryder Cup player, Dave Thomas. Offering stunning Atlantic Ocean views from nearly all its 18 holes, the golf course at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama is considered one of the toughest courses in all of Spain and has often been described as the “Augusta of Europe”.
- 22 water hazards with impressive waterfalls and white sand bunkers
- GPS enabled golf carts
- Golf Academy with 4 professionals to choose from
- Driving range and a 3-hole practice area
- Putting green
- Pro shop
- Changing rooms
- The Club House - Bar and Restaurant
- Kabuki - One Michelin star restaurant
- Tee times: 08:00 – 14:00
Annabel Croft Tennis Academy
Taking residency at the resort’s world-class tennis facilities, the Annabel Croft Academy provides the ultimate tennis break. Working with Annabel Croft’s signature on-court philosophy of ‘movement and repetition’, a team of largely qualified tennis coaches will deliver courses and lessons that are easy to follow and offer quick improvements to every player.
- 7 tennis courts directly overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
On the island of Tenerife, there is always something new to explore.
In the area of Icod de los Vinos exist different types of wineries for this type of activity. It is the precise area of the island where the Malvasia wine was produced for the first time and exported to Europe in the 17th century.
Puerto De La Cruz
One of the regular and most highly-recommended trips from the south of Tenerife is to Puerto de la Cruz, a beautiful touristic town set in the Orotava Valley, in the north of the island. Puerto de la Cruz offers many interesting places to visit such as the "Lago Martiánez", a stunning complex of seawater swimming pools and one of the biggest tourist attractions of Tenerife.
La Laguna was the original capital of Tenerife and has a rich historic heritage within a small area making it a very pleasant city to walk around. The historic centre of La Laguna is one of the cities listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It is worth stopping at the Cathedral of San Cristóbal de La Laguna that was built in neogothic style and contains a rich, artistic heritage as well as being the most important religious building in the city.
Helicopter Excursions - Heli Aviation
Enjoy a ride on the south of Tenerife and observe with a bird view the wonderful sites of Teide from the sky or Los Gigantes cliffs.
Cave of Wind
The Cave of wind is the largest volcanic tube in the European Union with a length of 17 kilometers, and in its interior, it holds a myriad of underground passages. The cave is also a place rich in fossils and archaeological remains of the Guanches, the ancient inhabitants of Tenerife, have been found in several volcanic pipe entries.
Enjoy the feeling of flying accompanied by a professional, and you will be able to admire the wonderful views Tenerife. It is advisable to wear sports clothing and footwear.
The biggest water park of the island, with 12 rides, counts with the biggest artificial wave of the world, which reaches up to 3 metres. The park is open every day from 10:00 – 18:00.
Wine and Honey Museum
Located in El Sauzal, on the North of the island, this museum is the perfect place to learn everything about the history of the wine in Tenerife offering the best understanding of production. Savour the magnificence of the local wines and honeys.