Spring always breathes new life, shaking off its winter chills as the temperatures rise and surrounding nature bloom brightly. Welcoming the season with open arms, The Ritz-Carlton Almaty invites guests to enjoy holiday celebrations, unique programming, and unparalleled experiences of Kazakh hospitality. And, with the luxury hotel’s “Spring is coming” package, enjoying Almaty is now even easier.
Cosmopolitan Almaty brims with natural beauty. Kazakhstan’s diverse geography lends itself to unique nature-based activities like skiing, hiking, skating or luxurious shopping in the largest premium shopping center complex in Central Asia. Neighbouring Esentai Mall offers a wide selection of brands, many of which are exclusive to the mall, will satisfy even the most discerning fashionistas. Spring holidays are perfect for exploring natural wonders like Charyn Canyon, called the Grand Canyon’s younger brother, the singing sand dunes in the steppes of Altyn-Emel National Park; and stunning mountain lakes and plateaus. Do not miss ice-skating at the legendary Medeu Sports Complex, home to the world’s highest open-air ice rink, cradled in the majestic Tian Shan Mountains. But it’s also the premier time to enjoy Central Asia’s best skiing, at Shymbulak, the ice-skating at Medeu rink and the invigorating Alpine air. Experienced skiers might choose to reserve a guide instructor to explore the uncharted, yet safe, backcountry routes. For the ultimate adventure, heli-skiers can reserve a helicopter ride from Shymbulak to Pik Talgar, the highest point of the Tian Shan, to experience untouched routes. Concierge team can arrange a day trip to any one of these signature landmarks.
After a day of exploring, guests can return to the comforts of The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty to enjoy a luxuriously stay in one of our rooms and suites with breath-taking views, lavish breakfast for two in VISTA, complimentary airport transfer.