Spilling down the slopes of Mount Teide to its own gorgeous private beach, the The Ritz-Carlton, Abama enjoys a jaw-droppingly gorgeous location in the peaceful Guía de Isora region of South West Tenerife. With lush, palm-studded grounds offering views of the Atlantic and the island of La Gomera, the 160-hectare estate is only a 25-minute drive from Tenerife South Airport.
Abama Spa offers a comprehensive range of therapies and beauty treatments for men and women, from mud baths to energising breathing rituals. The hydrotherapy suite has a divine central hydrotherapy pool with stress-busting massage jets and water features, steam rooms, saunas, and a Turkish hammam.
Covering 6,271 metres, the beautifully manicured course features waterfalls, white-sand bunkers and 22 lakes and suits players ranging from low to high handicaps. The Golf Academy offers extensive practice facilities and tuition from highly-qualified trainers, there’s a well-equipped club house and shop, and the Casa Club restaurant and bar.
With a cool, contemporary décor incorporating Moorish elements, all the 461 air-conditioned rooms and suites provide delux nights in the comfort of king size or twin beds, with 148 of the rooms located in the more exclusive ‘villa’ area offering pool access. All accommodation comes with a private balcony or terrace with views of the sea, golf course or gardens; large marble bathrooms with Asprey toiletries; high-speed internet; Nespresso coffee machines and a host of thoughtful touches. The super swanky Tagor’Villas are in an adults-only enclave and offer extra peace and pampering.
For bathing, you can take the funicular down to the golden-sand beach or choose from seven individual swimming pools, including a cliff-top infinity pool with sublime views, or two natural ocean lagoons. There are seven pro-standard tennis courts and The The Annabel Croft tennis academy offering coaching for all levels. A planetarium, theatre space and plenty of kids’ club activities (ages 4-12) will keep the children busy while parents can browse designer shopping facilities. There’s also a state-of-the-art gym and classes available in stretching, yoga, Pilates and Thai Chi .
The resort literally caters to all tastes with an impressive 10 restaurants and bars, ranging from more formal dining at the renowned two-Michelin-starred M.B., One Michelin Star Japanese fusion at Kabuki, 20/20 Steakhouse, Txoko that serves Spanish cuisine, local Canarian delights at the pool-side Los Chozos and down on the shore there’s the Beach Club where you can end your gastronomic travels by sipping a cocktail as the sun sets over the Atlantic.
Carretera GeneralTF-47 KM-938687 Guia de IsoraTenerifeSpain