Tenerife – February 2017, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, dedicated to providing enriching activities to satiate travel appetites of discerning guests from solo travellers, couples, kids, parents to grandparents, will launch an exclusive series of experiences this month and in the run up to Easter. Available to those staying in its luxurious Club Level accommodation, the first of its inspiring workshops will celebrate some of the finest elements of the glamorous Canary Island retreat.
Guests checking in to enjoy Club Level at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, will not only lavish in the sumptuous surroundings of a jaw-dropping 10th floor club lounge and deluxe accommodation, but can now enjoy the brand new Club Level Series, exploring innovative mixology, iconic gastronomy and the island’s most celebrated astronomy.
From behind the scenes of the resort’s world-renowned culinary mastery, which over the years has earned outstanding Michelin recognition, guests can sample the true taste of Spain. A skilled chef will demonstrate step by step, the perfect preparation of paella, from provenance of ingredients, fresh island seafood and endemic island saffron, to the delicate skills of timing and process.
Tenerife is one of the world’s very few ‘clear-skies’ destinations, which attracts leading physicists from around the globe. At The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, guests will gain rare insights in to the destination’s unique vantage point for jaw-dropping exploration of the stars, galaxies, moons, asteroids and comets. At the hands of an expert astronomer and from the Club Level’s impressive terrace, this experience at the Club Level will offer a glimpse in to the findings of legends including Stephen Hawking, a regular visitor to the island for academic research.
Perfecting the sundowner – with year-round sun and balmy temperatures, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama has perfected the sun-chasing traveller’s favourite ritual, quite simply as an art form. Its drink of choice, the classic ‘G&T’ is given some innovative twists, inspired by the island’s fragrant flora and fauna and experimenting with the resort’s varied herbs from its very own botanical gardens. Guests will be guided by The Ritz-Carlton Abama’s resident mixology master at the Club Lounge terrace against a jaw dropping backdrop of lush botanical vistas.
Taking inspiration from 1940s Havana, and La Bodeguita del Medio - the most infamous hub of Cuban Bohemia and birthplace of the Mojito, one of The Ritz-Carlton Abama’s expert mixologists will demonstrate the resort’s legendary menu of Mojitos. Guests will learn how to perfect and experiment with this classic cocktail using local ingredients including; ginger, kiwi, passion fruit, basil, mango and a Mojito with a truly local twist – the Canarian.
Club Level at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama offers an exclusive sanctuary providing the comfort, convenience and privacy of a hotel within a hotel. Incorporating 19 deluxe rooms and two suites with a choice of interconnecting rooms for families, plus a serene Persian Garden swimming pool, the Club’s dedicated team is on hand to offer extra level service throughout.
From its 10th floor positioning, the Club lounge offers guests impeccable service and decadent treats, against a 180-degree breath-taking volcanic vista. The Club Level daily food servings provide guests not only with an alternative setting for refreshments but added value for families.
Club Level Rooms start from £499 per night based on two adults sharing, including complimentary access to the Club Lounge and refreshments, Persian Garden Pool and the Club Level Series.
Interconnecting Club Level Rooms for families start from £1,099.