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How do I choose the food for my reception?
Whether your reception is an intimate dinner or a lavish gathering, we can offer a range of cuisines. From hors d’oeuvres to live stations and gourmet buffets or formal dinners with plated selections and synchronized service, all options are catered for. Your wedding professional will assist you with choosing from our extensive menu. A tasting will be scheduled to help finalize your choices.

I/my guests have special dietary needs; what are our options?

We are delighted to offer a selection of cuisines for any dietary need. Our culinary team can assist you in preparing traditional dishes as well as more international fare. Please consult with your wedding planner for more details.

Can The Ritz-Carlton, Abama provide for my wedding cake?
Our pastry chef will ensure that your new life together gets off to a sweet start. Choose from our imaginative wedding cakes and patisseries or customize your own creative temptations.

May I bring in an outside caterer?
All events at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama are catered by our exceptional culinary team.

How do I arrange my wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama?
Our wedding professionals will organize and coordinate all aspects of your wedding ceremony and reception to help create your vision. Your wedding professional will:

  • Assist with etiquette and protocol for your ceremony 
  • Create a timeline for your entire wedding day 
  • Coordinate the wedding ceremony 
  • Recommend special event professionals to provide music, photography, invitations and final arrangements 
  • Act as menu consultants for all food and beverage selections 
  • Arrange and attend your menu tasting 
  • Oversee the ceremony and reception

Do I need a wedding coordinator?
No, you do not need a wedding coordinator, as our wedding professional will help you organize every detail and be there for the event itself for whatever you may need.

What does The Ritz-Carlton, Abama provide for weddings and receptions?
The Ritz-Carlton, Abama provides all food and beverage, tables and chairs, table linens, silver ware and glasses, transportation and globes of white lights for your event. The rental of ceremony location includes chair set-up and staging, as well as rehearsal time for the ceremony. This also includes an on-site Wedding Concierge to greet and assist your guests.

What other items can The Ritz-Carlton, Abama provide for my event?

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama can provide a wide range of specialty items to help you personalize your event, such as Banquet chairs, specialty linens, specialty base plates and menu cards. We can also assist you with welcome baskets, bridesmaid and groomsmen gifts and a variety of other special amenities to help add that personal touch to your wedding. Costs for all items vary.

May I hold my ceremonies and/or receptions outside?
The uniqueness of Abama is to have a private beach where you can have your ceremony followed by your reception.

The beach is secluded and dramatically surrounded by cliffs and ocean, with white sand imported from the Sahara Desert.

You can also have the ceremony and / or reception in the Mirador Restaurant. The Mirador Garden is lush and green and has a breathtaking view of the ocean and La Gomera.

We also cater weddings in the venue of your choice, whether it is your home, your garden or a private marquee.

How do I arrange for flowers?
Flowers can be arranged through our in house florist or you can use an outside vendor.
 

How do I choose the food for my reception?
Whether your reception is an intimate dinner or a lavish gathering, we can offer a range of cuisines. From hors d’oeuvres to live stations and gourmet buffets or formal dinners with plated selections and synchronized service, all options are catered for. Your wedding professional will assist you with choosing from our extensive menu. A tasting will be scheduled to help finalize your choices.

I/my guests have special dietary needs; what are our options?
We are delighted to offer a selection of cuisines for any dietary need. Our culinary team can assist you in preparing traditional dishes as well as more international fare. Please consult with your wedding planner for more details.

Can The Ritz-Carlton, Abama provide for my wedding cake?
Our pastry chef will ensure that your new life together gets off to a sweet start. Choose from our imaginative wedding cakes and patisseries or customize your own creative temptations.

May I bring in an outside caterer?
All events at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama are catered by our exceptional culinary team.

May I use outside vendors?
You may use outside vendors for your music, wedding cake and flowers. Please contact your wedding professional for more details.

Do you have a list of preferred vendors?
Your wedding professional can offer a list of preferred vendors.
 

May I take wedding pictures at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama if my wedding is to be held elsewhere?
We reserve photography privileges for couples whose weddings or receptions are held at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama.

What kind of music is available?
Your personal wedding professional can help select the perfect musical accompaniment. Choices include a loud player, a harpist, a pianist, classical duos or quartets, jazz or salsa bands or a DJ.