The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama


‘Michelin Star Dining Bordering The Atlantic’

From terracotta terraces to manicured golfing greens, The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama lives up to its prestigious brand name. You'll see views of the Atlantic and nearby La Gomera Island. The property has a choice of nine restaurants, one with two Michelin stars. In the leisure section you'll find three swimming pools for Citadel guests, with another four reserved for villa guests. A spa with ten treatment rooms and a gym is also available, alongside live entertainment and the Ritz Kids' Club with a huge variety of activities. For golfers, there's an 18-hole course designed by former Ryder Cup pro, Dave Thomas.

In Our Opinion

‘However long you stay, you are likely to want just a few days more! There are so many activities and sports on offer to fill your days with excitement, or retreat to the comfort of the spa or a poolside lounger where you can relax the days away!’


With two Michelin stars to its name, M.B is the signature restaurant of renowned Basque chef, Martin Berasategui.

Abama Kabuki

This features four defined areas serving a mix of Japanese and Western dishes. Open for dinner on selected days, and reservations are required.

El Mirador

Offering locally sourced seafood with North African inspired architecture. El Mirador is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on select days, and it is recommended that reservations are made for all meals. 


This rustic restaurant serves traditional Italian cuisine. 


Txoko offers a variety of Spanish dishes for dinner alongside an extensive wine selection straight from the cellar. 

Beach Club

Beach Club serves food, refreshments and cocktails throughout the day with an informal dress code. The kitchen is open for dining in during the afternoons, and operates with a takeaway service from midday to late evening. 

La Veranda

La Veranda serves a breakfast buffet on selected mornings with over 150 food specialities on offer.

Sports Bar

Grab a pint of beer and enjoy a game on the big screen in this English pub styled bar. A bar menu is also available.

Lobby Bar

The Lobby Bar serves drinks accompanied by live piano music each evening with indoor and outdoor seating. Takeaway food is also available.

In-Room Dining

In-room dining is available 24/7, with warm food available at specific times only. It is possible to order food from restaurants; Txodo, Mirador, Beach Club and there is a minimum order.


  • 7 swimming pools - 4 for villas guests, 3 for Citadel guests
  • Family area and kids' shallow pool
  • Dave Thomas designed 18 hole golf course
  • Abama Tennis Academy
  • Fitness centre & group fitness classes
  • Secluded botanical gardens
  • Conference and meeting centre

Ritz-Carlton Spa

  • Ten treatment rooms
  • Turkish-style steam bath
  • Finnish shower
  • Cold cabin
  • Sauna
  • Kneipp circuit
  • Hydrotherapy and chronotherapy pool
  • Body and facial massages
  • Beauty treatments


  • Free parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift shop
  • Car hire

Workshops/Events (operated on a weekly basis)
Each workshop is free but requires a reservation and a minimum number of participants.

  • Feeding the koi carp – every day at 12:00
  • Live music at the lobby bar – every day at 20:00

The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama is a fantastic resort for families and welcomes children of all ages. They offer the following facilities to ensure an enjoyable stay:

  • Car seats both in transfers and for rental 
  • High chairs
  • Bottle warmers and sterilisers 
  • Travel cots and bed guards 
  • Pushchairs and prams with parasols


  • Children's cribs are available in all room types
  • Connecting rooms are available on request


  • Children's menus are available in the resort's restaurants 


Ritz Kids 


4-12 years

Open Monday – Sunday 10:00 to 18:00*

Takes place in a 305sqm indoor recreation space featuring a large outdoor play area.

*Program/times are subject to change and fees apply


  • Sports
  • Mindfulness
  • Adventure Camp
  • Fantasy World
  • Environmental responsibility – water/land/culture
  • Construction challenge
  • Science experiments
  • Art
  • Cinema time
  • Storytelling
  • Reading in the library area
  • Writing
  • Dance crew
  • Rock & Ritz
  • Music of the world

The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama boasts one of the top three golf courses in Spain, designed by former Ryder Cup player Dave Thomas. Having an average of 327 days of sunshine each year, this par-72 course offers stunning vistas of the Atlantic Ocean from nearly all of its 18 holes.

Features include:

  • Challenging holes and varied terrain
  • 22 water hazards/waterfalls/bunkers
  • Hundreds of palm trees/cacti/300 sub-tropical plant species
  • GPS enabled golf carts with water-cooling systems
  • Golf Academy with 4 professionals to choose from
  • Driving range and 3-hole practice area
  • Putting green

Clubhouse amenities

  • Pro shop
  • Lounge area with satellite TV
  • Small golf library
  • Changing rooms
  • Las Casa Club Bar & Restaurant

Opening times:

Tee times begin from 08:00 – 14:00 each day


  • Green fees apply
  • Handicap limit is 28 for men and 36 for ladies (certificates required)
  • Compulsory dress code (polo shirts, long trousers, shorts or sport skirts, soft-spiked golf shoes and socks)
  • Michelin-starred dining at M.B and Abama Kabuki
  • Largest Ritz Kids children's club in Europe
  • Ocean views from every room and suite


The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama is situated in Guía de Isora on the Tenerife’s southwest coast. It is a 25 minute drive from the airport and a 25 minute drive from Mount Teide.

Nearby Attractions Include:

  • Alcala Beach – 3.7 miles
  • Los Gigantes Beach – 8.1 miles
  •  Puerto Colon Marina – 11.7 miles
  •  Los Cristianos Beach – 14 miles