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Wellbeing at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama
It’s Stress Awareness Month in April, so what better occasion to take some time out to focus on your own wellbeing? On the ever-green island of Tenerife, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama feels like a world in itself with its fairly remote setting on an exclusive stretch of golden sand. Find out what the resort has to offer for your next wellness escape.
Treatments in the Spa
The resort’s volcanic spa is another big lure, with transformative therapies inspired by the natural world, local traditions and Roman bathing rituals, and with treatments carried out in an outdoor cabana should you wish.
The fêted Wellness Experience is inspired by the baths and steam rooms of ancient Rome, utilising a variety of extreme hot and cold temperatures to eliminate toxins and stimulate the metabolism. A popular feature of the experience is the Turkish-style herbal steam bath which can be flavoured with the delicate flavours of essential oils. There’s also a cold cabin which cools guests right down with a refreshing shower of arctic rain, interspersed with sessions in the sauna or Hammam.
*Due to Covid regulations some Spa offerings might be unavailable.
For more active ways to reinvigorate tired bodies, the Fitness Center is open 24 hours to ensure that night birds and early birds can get their fitness fix while they’re away. The fully equipped studio features a range of modern cardio equipment, Technogym resistance equipment, kettlebells and a functional training rig.
Opportunities for good healthy fun in the open air include running and hiking trails through the resort’s lush 160-acre estate. Nearby, you’ll find seven clay tennis courts and four paddle courts, that you can really make the most of with the services of an experienced tennis coach, as well as an award-winning 18-hole par 72 golf course.
Reconnect with Nature
Whether within the resort’s ample grounds or elsewhere on the island, the opportunity to escape from the distractions of urban life are many during your stay 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. Head out to La Gomera Island by boat, or for a thrilling experience, 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. Sample the unique selection of wines produced in the island’s vineyards, attend an art exhibition at the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, or indulge your foodie side with a gastronomic tour of the island.
The resort’s private beach is a secluded paradise where you can soak up the sun on one of the sun loungers or enjoy a dip in the ocean. there are two natural pools, a wave breaker and breathtaking views out over the Atlantic Ocean, with La Gomera island sat on the horizon.
With its clear skies and high altitudes, Tenerife is an excellent spot for stargazing. Few activities will remove the weight of the world from your shoulders like gazing out into the night sky from the famous observatory atop Mount Teide. For capturing the views, we recommend taking a camera with long exposure ability along with a tripod to keep it steady while you capture the shot.
To book your wellness trip get in touch today. You’ll benefit from full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.
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