Nature Meets Luxury at This Timeless Island Retreat


The bastion of luxury on Tenerife, The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama’s iconic Moorish architecture, governs a 160-hectare estate on the south west coast of Tenerife in Guia de Isora. Championing elegance, the resort’s prime location provides a land and sea retreat-locale, a short-haul destination from many European hubs offering a year-round ambient climate. A vibrant oasis weaves within impressive spaces designed to harness jaw-dropping views of the Atlantic Ocean and volcanic vistas whilst hosting world-class facilities, from luxurious accommodation, globally-renowned Michelin dining, spa and wellness, and in close distance to a leading tennis academy and 18-hole championship golf course. The resort’s unique and varied topography combines lush botanical landscaping, clifftop terrain and its own secluded beach curating a micro-destination of escapism.

Bespoke Family Experiences in Tenerife

Ritz Kids

The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama offers a seamless travel destination for families not wishing to compromise on luxury while secure in the knowledge that the everyday essentials needed for parents and junior travelers are provided. Our dynamic kids club focuses on conservation, learning, discovery and play with a program featuring a range of activities for tots to teens from stargazing, cookery to water sports. The outdoor playground, Ritz Kids garden, and Planetarium room are available for families and babysitters; please enquire for opening times. Please note that a parent or tutor must accompany children from 0 to 3 years old. We actively encourage you to enjoy our facilities as a family. Activities and child supervision are not offered in the timetable above. Please use the Stay app to make your reservation.

Kids playing in a large pit of colorful, plastic balls
Reservation Information

At certain times of the day it is also possible to leave children aged 4 to 12 under the supervision of the Ritz Kids attendants.Specially designed children’s menus are also available in the resort’s restaurants. Reservations for supervised sessions must be made at least 24 hours in advance, and we need the names, ages and dates that you want to make the reservation.


Phone: Ext. 8833 

Policies & Guidelines

The Ritz Carlton Tenerife, Abama does not offer babysitting services. If you are interested in arranging a babysitting service, we can provide you with a list with the different external babysitting companies. We recommend you to contact them directly for more information about their services and prices. For more information, please email us at


Lounge One Bedroom Family Suite

Tailor-made Family Accommodation

All family-friendly Rooms and Suites in the Citadel and Villa Club offer space in abundance, children’s amenities that are available upon request, and personal outdoor spaces with delightful views.

Kids playing on the hotel's exclusive beach and oceanfront in the Canary Islands

Explore Tenerife

Whale-watching, water park days, zip-lining, and walking tours are only a few of the family-friendly activities on offer.

Family breakfast La Veranda

A Family That Dines Together

All of our restaurants - including the Michelin-starred M.B and Kabuki - welcome kids with dishes designed to appeal to young palates, designated seating and tempting dishes.

Admired Around the World
A Golf Destination Inspired by Nature

Stay at the Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama, and have access to Abama Golf, an 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Ryder Cup player Dave Thomas, with challenging and varied terrain, located just 1,1 km away from the Resort. The Abama golf court and clubhouse will be closed from April 27 to September 30, 2024.

Discover the Very Definition of Poolside Holidays in Tenerife

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama features a selection of pools along the Resort. Guests can start the day poolside in the Citadel´s Lagoon Pool – the largest pool in the Resort and ideal for all ages. When staying in Villa Club, make your way down for a timeless sunset by Del Mar Infinity Pool (reserved for adult Villa Club guests). All of our pools are open daily and offer sunbeds, umbrellas, towels, and service from our Ladies & Gentlemen.

Father and son in the Lagoon Pool

Lagoon Pool

Discover the largest pool in the resort, located in the heart of the Citadel. Enjoy snacks, cocktails and more from the pool menu. Opening days and times may vary according to seasonality.

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Cascade Pool

An ideal pool for quiet downtime, the Cascade pool is the perfect spot to relax and unwind, overviewing the Golf Course. Opening days and times may vary according to seasonality.

Club Level Pool

Persian Garden Pool

Adult guests staying in the Citadel can enjoy the privacy of this pool, surrounded by lush gardens.

El Mirador Infinity Pool

Del Mar Infinity Pool

Guests over 18 years of age staying in Villas can find tranquility overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Considered as the Resort´s quiet pool, it offers the best spot for the island´s most awaited show, the sun setting behind La Gomera island. Enjoy cocktails, lunch and more from El Mirador.

Villa Pool - Banquet setting


Surrounded by sub-tropical gardens, semi-private pools are available for guests of Villas on Palmera, Iraya, and Tacande lanes, with a dedicated Villa Ambassador team to assist you.

A woman prepares to hit tennis balls over the net


Players of every level and age are welcome to play! Coaching is also available for the whole family, groups, couples and individuals, offering a wide range of possibilities.

Mount Teide


While enjoying a tennis match, players can relish the picturesque views to the Atlantic Ocean, Mount Teide and the neighbouring Canary Islands.

Bleachers overlook a tennis court

Abama Tennis

The Abama Tennis Academy – located 1,4 km from the resort – provides the ideal environment and ambiance for tennis enthusiasts. For more information and reservations, please contact Please be informed that our tennis courts will not be available from 18th February to 3rd March 2024 due to a tennis tournament.

Secluded Paradise

Dip your toes in the blue waters of Abama Beach. Golden sand, two natural pools, a pier, a wave breaker and breathtaking views, make of this secluded paradise, the perfect place to sunbathe and unwind. Nestled on a cliff crowned by green plantations, Abama Beach is one of the best spots to watch the sunset in Tenerife, with the Atlantic Ocean as the main stage and La Gomera Island on the horizon.

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Local Area Attractions

On the island of Tenerife, there is always something to explore, particularly when staying at resorts near Teide volcano in the exclusive area of Guía de Isora. On our idyllic island in the Canarian archipelago, adventure awaits you. So do relaxing afternoons spent lounging poolside, beachside, or on the golf course. Located along the smooth slopes of the Teide volcano, hotels and resorts near Guía de Isora offer a myriad of opportunities to indulge in the vacation you have always dreamed of.

Whether you desire a relaxing getaway or an action filled trip, you can find it all at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Discover the island’s unique volcanic landscape as you embark on a guided hiking expedition up Teide volcano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set sail and explore La Gomera Island by boat. Or, for a truly thrilling adventure, take to the air in a helicopter or paragliding expedition over the entire island.

An island as rich in history and culture as it is in natural wonders, Tenerife offers an abundance of opportunities to explore at a more relaxed pace. Sip and savor the complex wines produced by our island’s vineyards. Attend an exhibition at the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, or set out on a gastronomic tour of the island, peppered with Michelin-star restaurants. Here in Tenerife, the possibilities are endless.

For more detailed information regarding tours & excursions, please contact:

*Please kindly note that the hotel is not responsible for the external activities offered by any third-party company.