The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama

5* out of 5 stars

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama is located in a serene enclave of Guia de Isora, tucked discretely into the hillside overlooking southern Tenerife's golden coastline. Natural beauty is abundant at this resort where, from their elegant rooms or suites, guests can admire the rugged slopes of the magnificent Mount Teide, as well as subtropical gardens and expanses of soft sandy beach. Take your Tenerife holiday to the next level of luxury at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Relaxation becomes second nature here, where a world-class Adult Only spa is on hand to restore your natural glow. Parents are free to unwind with peace of mind knowing their little ones are in good hands at the Ritz Kids Club, where children enjoy supervised fun with activities including pizza making, face painting, talent shows, treasure hunts and more.

Dining at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

Foodies embarking on a holiday to Spain in search of good eats won’t be disappointed at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama Tenerife. Michelin-starred Basque and Japanese kitchens, Italian cooking, fresh seafood, buffets and a Deli Cafe in the lobby. The Spanish restaurant TXOKO delights guests under the helm of a 12 Michelin star chef Martin Berasategui. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama also offers a range of meal plan packages for your holiday in Tenerife including a Full Board plan across four à la carte restaurants (Verde Mar, Beach Club, Verona, TXOKO, El Mirador) as well as La Veranda (serving a daily breakfast buffet) the Deli Café and the Lobby Bar. You can also enjoy a flexible Half Board plan to be used at the same restaurants at either lunch or dinner, and either Half or Full Board with additional Club Lounge access.

Things to do at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

Explore the island on a jeep or helicopter tour, head out to sea on a whale or dolphin watching expedition, take a cable car to the top of Mount Teide or enjoy adrenaline-pumping watersports including jet skiing, surfing, windsurfing and parascending. Meanwhile, cardiovascular equipment and personal trainers at the health club mean fitness regimes needn’t miss a beat. There’s a scenic 72-par golf course designed by Dave Thomas and renowned as the finest in Spain, whilst the Ritz Carlton, Abama's seven pools (three of which are available to Citadel guests and four of which are exclusive to Villas guests) enable guests to make the most of Tenerife's famous sunshine. Tennis enthusiasts will also be pleased to know that guests can rent a court, book a lesson, or go on an extended course at the Tennis Academy, located nearby.

Accomodation at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

Check-in to spacious and luxurious rooms, suites or villas all fit with floor-to-ceiling glass doors onto personal furnished terraces complete with gorgeous views overlooking the gardens, resort or ocean. Sleep on a King-size bed or two twin beds with feather pillows. Refresh in spacious, well-appointed marble bathrooms fit with double sinks, a lavish bathtub and seperate shower, including exclusive Asprey bath amenities. Wake up to the smell of fresh coffee with the in-room Nespresso machine, browse multiple international TV channels, or surf on the complimentary WiFi.

For guests looking for extra space and privacy, the villa options come with additional benefits. Check-in to a gorgeous room tucked away in the secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush gardens, you'll be greeted with a lovely welcome amenity in the room. Guests will receive exclusive access to the El Mirador village lounge, a pool in the upper rows, and to the adult-only Infinity pool at El Mirador in the lower line. Poolside, guests can enjoy a list of complimentary beverages and treats can be enjoys. Savour your a la carte breakfast and the stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean at the clifftop El Mirador Restaurant and sip on your favourite drink at a sunset cocktail experience. A team of 'Villa Ambassadors' are dedicated to ensuring your every desire is met with the most impeccable service.

Please note:  the following facilities will be closed during these dates in 2025:  

  • Cascade Pool: January 18th to March 11th
  • Lagoon Pool: June 15th to August 6th

 

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Accommodation

Citadel Deluxe Room, Resort View

Enjoy some of the most spacious rooms with private terraces in Tenerife of 50 square metres.

Citadel Deluxe Room, Ocean View

Enjoy some of the most spacious rooms with private terraces in Tenerife of 50 square metres, complete with ocean view.

 

Citadel Junior Suite, Resort View

Luxuriate in a suite of 65 square metres complete with a walk-in wardrobe with full length mirrors as well as a convenient sitting area.

Citadel Junior Suite, Ocean View

Luxuriate in a suite of 65 square metres complete with a walk-in wardrobe with full length mirrors as well as a convenient sitting area, complete with ocean view.

Citadel One Bedroom Suite, Resort View

Relax in the expansive 80 square metres one bedroom suite including a separate living area for lounge and dining area.

Citadel One Bedroom Suite, Ocean View

Relax in the expansive 80 square metres one bedroom suite including a separate living area for lounge and dining area, complete with ocean view.

Villa Deluxe Room, Garden View

Found in a secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush botanical gardens, enjoy 50 square metres of space in this room as well as exclusive additional benefits.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa Deluxe Room, Ocean View

Found in a secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush botanical gardens, enjoy 50 square metres of space in this room, complete with ocean view, as well as exclusive additional benefits.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa One Bedroom Suite, Garden View

Found in a secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush botanical gardens, enjoy 80 square metres of space including a separate living area for lounge and dining area in this suite. All villas have exclusive additonal benefits however the Villa One Bedroom Suites offer a buggy as transport to explore the resort.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Adults Only Villa One Bedroom Suite Garden View Private Pool

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa One Bedroom Suite with Private Pool

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa One Bedroom Suite, Ocean View

Found in a secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush botanical gardens, enjoy 80 square metres of space including a separate living area for lounge and dining area in this suite, complete with ocean view. All villas have exclusive additonal benefits, however the Villa One Bedroom Suites offer a buggy as transport to explore the resort.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Adults Only Villa Two Bedroom Suite Garden View Private Pool

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa Family Room, Garden View

Experience luxurious room for all of the family with a total of 65m2 space. Villa Family rooms can be interconnecting to other Villa Deluxe room upon request , and include additional benefits.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa Two Bedroom Suite with Private Pool

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Villa Family Room, Ocean View

Experience luxurious room for all of the family with a total of 65m2 space. Villa Family rooms can be interconnecting to other Villa Deluxe room upon request.  

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Adults Only Villa Deluxe Room, Garden View

Found in a secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush botanical gardens, enjoy 50 square metres of space in this room. Villas have access to exclusive pool in the upper rows and to the adult-only Infinity pool at El Mirador in the lower line. They may also enjoy breakfast at El Mirador Restaurant, with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Guests in this Adult-Only Deluxe Villa can also enjoy exclusive added benefits.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app) 

Adults Only Villa Deluxe Room, Ocean View

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Adults Only Villa One Bedroom Suite, Garden View

Found in a secluded area of the resort, you'll find floor-to-ceiling windows and doors looking out on lush botanical gardens, with a completely furnished personal terrace. Bath with soaking tub, separate stall shower, expansive King Bedroom with panoramic views, and a separate lounge and dining area for ample space. All guests within villas have access to exclusive pool in the upper rows of Villas and to the adult-only Infinity pool at El Mirador in the lower line.

Guests in this adult-only deluxe villa can also enjoy exclusive added benefits including exclusive access to Del Mar Infinity pool, breakfast in El Mirador overlooking the ocean, and buggy transportation within the resort.

Adults Only Villa One Bedroom Suite, Ocean View

Found in a secluded area of the resort, surrounded by lush botanical gardens, you'll find floor-to-ceiling windows and doors looking out on magnificent ocean views. Look out from the completely furnished personal terrace or stunning upper floor views of the Atlantic Ocean and La Gomera island. Bath with soaking tub, separate stall shower, expansive King Bedroom with panoramic views, and a separate lounge and dining area for ample space. All guests within villas have access to exclusive pool in the upper rows of Villas and to the adult-only Infinity pool at El Mirador in the lower line.

Guests in this adult-only deluxe villa can also enjoy exclusive added benefits.

Villa Club benefits include:
- Exclusive access to your Villa lane semi-private pool
- Upon availability, guests in Villa Club over 16 years of age may enjoy access to Del Mar infinity pool, an adults-only pool
- Complimentary soft drinks, beer, cava, wine and snacks served around the pool area throughout the day
- Exclusive access to Villa Lounge at El Mirador from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NB - a selection of sweet and savory snacks is served at El Mirador Villa Lounge. Additionally, you can enjoy cold tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. hot tapas available from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sweet tapas from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m)
- Enjoy wine, beer and cava along with a selection of cocktails, two different options per day, around the Villa pool area, daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- 2 complimentary pressed items (per room/stay)
- Digital newspapers and magazines (through the Press Reader app)

Facilities

  • Activity Programme
  • Bars
  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Bicycles
  • Concierge
  • Covid-19 Protocols
  • Daily Cleaning/Housekeeping
  • Family Pool
  • Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Kids Club
  • Onsite Shop
  • Pool Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Shuttle Service to Attractions
  • Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Tours
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Beach Club

Situated on the beach facing La Gomera Island, this 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 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dress Code: Informal

El Mirador

With a large, thatched roof and wooden beams inspired by the architecture of Bali, El Mirador (the viewpoint) certainly lives up to its name: it enjoys perhaps the most enviable location of all of the hotel's restaurants, right on the cliff’s edge near the villas, 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. Open for lunch from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open for dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. El Mirador allows children of all ages to have dinner with their parents without restrictions. Dress Code: Casual Elegant.

Akira Back

With its modern Japanese cuisine, Akira Back is the perfect marriage of gastronomic innovation, art of service and high quality locally-sourced products. The debut restaurant in Spain of Michelin star award-winning chef Akira Back, this promises to be an innovative culinary experience where delicious food and sophisticated surroundings combine into something truly special.

 

La Veranda

Do justice to the most important meal of the day at La Veranda, serving a superb buffet breakfast every morning either indoors or on the sunny terrace. Guests have their pick of more than 150 food specialities, including local fruit, freshly prepared pastries from the resort patisserie, Serrano hams and other Spanish options, and hot breakfasts cooked to order. Refreshments include a full range of coffees and teas, or a glass of champagne if you prefer.  Opening times from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dress Code: Casual.

Lobby Bar

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 from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.

M.B

This is the signature restaurant of the renowned Basque chef Martín Berasategui. Martín’s inspired interpretations of Spanish cuisine have made him a household name throughout Spain and the rest of the world. His cooking is characterized not just by its creativity and inventiveness but also by a profound understanding of flavour and a deep respect for ingredients: qualities that can be found in abundance at M.B. The restaurant headed in Tenerife by chef Erlantz Gorostiza was awarded in 2010 with a Michelin star. The 2014 Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal continues to recognize the gourmet destination’s exceptional gastronomic standards both by retaining this star and awarding a second. Open from 6:45 p.m. to 11 p.m. Closed every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Children allowed from 6 years old onwards. Dress Code: Formal Elegant.

TXOKO

Based on a traditional concept from the Basque country, this new restaurant introduces an experimental take on traditional Spanish cuisine, embracing the celebration of exceptional food with loved ones and family in a heart-warming environment. At the hands of chef Berasategui and Executive Chef Erlantz Gorostiza, TXOKO brings authentic Spanish gastronomy and hospitality at its very best to The Ritz-Carlton Abama.

Verona

All rustic and traditional Italian cuisine secrets have sailed to the Island of Tenerife and are displayed within the fresh ingredients prepared in restaurant Verona. Here guests may devour many delicious Italian dishes, such as fresh pasta and lasagna and one thing is mostly certain at Verona: beautifully prepared and delicious Italian specialities served within a charismatic and warm environment. Open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dress Code: Casual Elegant.

Verde Mar

Located near the main entrance of the Citadel, Verde Mar offers a new culinary concept in which vegetables are served as the main dish with meat or fish as side dishes.