Moorish-style architecture cleverly brings the outside in and combines nature and comfort particularly well in the resort’s huge assortment of stylish guest rooms, suites and villas. Options include a quieter quarter for adults only, away from the main resort, as well as an impressive Club Level offering all manner of upgraded amenities and extra goodies.
Recreational facilities are outstanding and highlights include seven swimming pools, a tennis academy, golf course, spa and Ritz Kids programme. The range of dining options is equally excellent, including the Michelin-starred restaurants, M.B. and Kabuki, and half board options that promise plenty of flavoursome cuisine for every palate. This resort is a fantastic choice for families and couples alike!MORE ABOUT THE HOTEL
The Ritz-Carlton, Abama incorporates a variety of rooms, suites and villas to suit a wide range of guests. All accommodation features a personal safe, mini-bar, telephone, 32" satellite and cable flat-screen television (42" television in suites, which also have a DVD/music system), high-speed internet access, a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, an ironing board, tea and coffee-making facilities and a twice-daily maid service.
The Citadel is the heart of the resort, where you will find most of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama's bars and restaurants, spa, the secret gardens and ornamental lakes, the main swimming pool, the family pool and the rooftop pool by the Persian Garden courtyard. The Citadel is ideally situated between The Ritz-Carlton, Abama’s golden sandy beach and its golf course, both within strolling distance, or reachable in two minutes by the resort's little train. Accommodation comprises Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, Suites, Royal Suite and an Imperial Suite. Interiors make use of local materials, such as Canary Island pine, and each features either a king-size bed or twin beds, spacious wardrobe with coat and shoe racks, chest of drawers, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a marble bathroom with bath and separate shower, bathroom products and a private furnished terrace with views of the Atlantic Ocean, golf course or the resort's gardens.
Hidden among the botanic gardens, tumbling down from the main Citadel towards the ocean, the villas combine exclusive luxury with blissful seclusion. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama’s Villa Deluxe Rooms and Suites are an oasis of calm, designed for guests and families in search of the ultimate escape. As well as enjoying all the amenities of the Citadel rooms, each row of villas has access to an exclusive shared swimming pool, wonderful ocean views from its top floor rooms, a high pitched ceiling with exposed beams. Downstairs guest rooms and suites look out to the pool and/or lush gardens. Full room service and transport to any other part of the complex are available at your request. Adults staying in the villas can enjoy breakfast in El Mirador Restaurant.
The Ritz-Carlton, Abama's Tagor' Villas
Although family-friendly, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama offers adults-only accommodation in the form of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama Tagor' Villas, a secluded row of thirty Deluxe Rooms and six Suites within 'villas' away from the main resort, with access to a private shared pool and a host of other benefits, including a personalised in-room check-in, complimentary water, soft drinks, wine and beer during the day at the pool area, a selection of food amenities served around the pool, Nespresso coffee machine and a complimentary selection of teas in the rooms and suites, Asprey bathroom amenities, DVD player, television with English channels, access to over 4,000 digital newspapers and magazines with a tablet or smartphone, iPod docking station, complimentary internet access, the services of a shared Villa Attendant (available from 8am to 8pm) to assist the guests by the pool. Adults staying in the villas can enjoy breakfast in El Mirador Restaurant between 7am and 11am daily. As part of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama's Community Footprint Environmental Programme, a fleet of eco-buggies are available for guests of the Tagor Villa's, on a complimentary basis.
The Ritz-Carlton Club Level
Guests staying on the Club Level have exclusive use of the Persian Garden Pool . Staff serve complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks and water all day around this pool .
All Ritz-Carlton Club Level guest rooms and suites feature a marble-tiled bathroom with separate shower, toilet and double vanity unit, featherbeds, upgraded bathroom amenities by Asprey, bathrobes and slippers, mini-bar with complimentary soft drinks, air conditioning, Nespresso coffee machine, complimentary bottled water, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, satellite television with English channels, complimentary enhanced internet access, iPod docking station and a private balcony with ocean views and an outside seating area, as well as access to laundry, dry cleaning, pressing service and 24 hour in-room dining services.
Guests staying on the Club Level will also benefit from exclusive check in and check out in the Lounge, complimentary Ritz Kids access between the hours of 10am and midnight and unlimited use of the water circuit at the spa.
The fertile lands of the Canary Islands produce an array of tasty ingredients, carefully selected by the resort's chefs and cooked into amazing menus. Indeed, you'll be spoilt for choice with sensational restaurants, kicking off with signature eatery, M.B., boasting two Michelin stars and featuring innovative Basque cuisine. Another Michelin-star venue, Kabuki, serves a delectable fusion of Japanese and Western food. Other highlights include 20/20 Steakhouse, seafood specialities at El Mirador and terrific tapas at Txoko. Little wonder foodies flock here!
Tennis buffs, as well as families, couples and individuals of all abilities, are invited to play at the Annabel Croft Academy. Facilities here are world-class, with seven floodlit tennis courts perched high above the ocean. The resort's very own centre court accommodates 600 spectators and plays host to professional tournaments, while the resort's team of coaches offers expert tuition following the 'movement and repetition' model created by Annabel in London. Expect to see quick results as you learn the basics or polish your game, set and match.
Asian and African influences, alongside herbal flower essences, predominate at the world-class destination spa, Ritz-Carlton Spa, Abama. Designed to complement the power of the ocean, the healing qualities of plants, sounds of tropical birds and warm rays of sunshine combine to create a sanctuary of quiet repose and complete indulgence. A range of spa rituals, face and body treatments is available, with manicures, pedicures, hairstyling and waxing available at the Beauty Centre. Do ask your Travel Consultant to pre-book your appointments.
A range of wellbeing and fitness activities are available including yoga, pilates, zumba, spinning, aerobics and aqua aerobics. Some of these are complimentary and some carry an additional charge.
The hotel's cliff-top location provides stunning views of the dramatic, volcanic coastline whilst the beach below is accessed by a funicular. Golden sand and sweeping views with the neighbouring island of La Gomera in the distance. A secluded crescent-shaped sanctuary, Ritz-Carlton Abama's beach is the ideal setting to relax and unwind. The impeccable beach service provides drinks and light bites throughout the day making a 'day at the beach' a far more luxurious affair.
The Dave Thomas-designed 18-hole, par 72 golf course is set around twenty-two lakes surrounded by 25,000 palm trees and waterfalls, and offers views over the Atlantic Ocean to the island of La Gomera. Its signature hole ten is a par 5, 480-metre-high dogleg to the left, protected by the course's boundaries on the right and by a series of lakes on the left. Guests can also enjoy the facilities of the Golf Academy, which provides one-to-one golf lessons, as well as a Pro Shop stocked with leading specialist golf merchandise.
As part of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama's Community Footprint Environmental Programme, a fleet of eco-buggies is available for golfers, allowing players to navigate the 6,232-metre-long course with minimal environmental impact and reduced noise pollution.