The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama is a sprawling 160-hectare property located on the southwestern coast of Tenerife in Guia de Isora. This exceptional resort boasts a diverse and unique landscape that encompasses lush botanical gardens, rugged clifftop terrain and its very own private beach, creating a Canarian paradise. Embracing a sense of elegance, this vibrant oasis captures breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and volcanic landscapes, all while offering world-class amenities.
This incredible setting may provide The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama with stunning scenery, but it also produces an array of tasty ingredients. World-renowned for their gastronomy, the resort's chefs carefully select the fresh and local produce of the area, and incorporate it into their amazing menus.
From seafood specialities and vibrant veggies to innovative, Michelin-star dining experiences, the restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama are sure to capture the heart of any keen foodie. With this in mind, here are some of the spots you should try on your next visit!
Taking a rather traditional approach to gastronomy and turning it on its head, Verde Mar is The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama's newest restaurant with a contemporary approach to its dishes. This culinary gem celebrates the produce of the Canary Islands by putting them at the heart of their meals with a vegetable-forward dining experience. Here, fresh produce takes centre stage, showcasing a concept that champions the vibrant flavours of the region, and locally sourced meats and fish are available as accompanying side dishes.
With simple preparations and a grounded, home-style approach to cooking, this new addition is a must-visit destination for those who appreciate the essence of farm-to-table dining.
For those with an appreciation for fine dining, MB is an epicurean journey you won't want to miss. The signature restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama has gained a prestigious reputation, having even been awarded two Michelin Stars for its culinary journey built on memories and innovation.
In the kitchen, the talented Chef Erlantz Gorostiza meticulously executes the inspired vision of the legendary Martín Berasategui, crafting an authentic and unforgettable gastronomic adventure. Serving innovative Basque cuisine that transcends the boundaries of excellence with the dynamic flavours of its coastal region, this dining experience is paired with clean and contemporary interiors that exude a sense of depth and sophistication.
Kabuki is the resort's second Michelin-star offering, serving a delectable fusion of Japanese and Western cuisine. Expertly harmonising flavours in a symphony that is sure to delight even the most discerning of palates, the dishes here are fresh and innovative whilst remaining true to their influences. The chefs use Japanese traditions in the development of each dish, and pair them with local ingredients.
Beside the Sea
El Mirador offers a true tribute to the ocean. This iconic restaurant is a haven for seafood enthusiasts, taking diners on a journey through the bountiful treasures of the sea whilst also affording uninterrupted views across the Atlantic. With a distinct Mediterranean touch, El Mirador's menu features an exquisite selection of seafood, fish and rice dishes.
If you're looking for a more casual bite, The Beach Club is the epitome of a relaxed outdoor beachfront restaurant, known as a "chiringuito" in Spain. Set on the golden sands of the resort's private beach, facing the tranquil La Gomera Island, this idyllic spot is a true oasis. The focus here is on freshly prepared fish, grilled meats and an array of handcrafted cocktails that perfectly complement the stunning beach setting. The cuisine embraces traditional Spanish flavours, offering a culinary experience that is as inviting as it is delightful.
A Taste of the Med
As a Spanish star of the resort's dining options, Txoko's menu takes inspiration from the fresh flavours and rich culinary traditions of Basque cuisine. Of course, the dishes take on a modern flair thanks to the talent of Michelin-starred chef Martín Berasategui.
The lunch menu is artful in its flavour combinations, but dishes remain light to perfectly compliment the sun-soaked climate and array of activities you may embark on. However, as the sun begins to dip below the horizon, the dinner selection sparks heartier yet still inspired offerings, featuring tender cuts of meat cooked to perfection.
Other venues at the hotel also take inspiration from the resort's Mediterranean settings and influences, whether that's the Lobby Bar that draws upon the concept of the original Dry Martini crafted in Barcelona or the comforting Italian classics of Verona.
With its diverse culinary landscape, The Ritz-Carlton, Tenerife, Abama offers an unforgettable taste of paradise. So, which restaurant will you be trying first?
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