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The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, Tenerife

The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at Abama opened in July 2016 and is our newest tennis academy operation. The resort is one of Europe's finest, tucked away on the southwest coast of Tenerife. The Abama Resort is a 400-acre exclusive luxury destination offering world-class dining and 5 star services to those who prefer tranquillity over fanfare.

For tennis lovers, the academy boasts world class tennis courts including an impressive 600 seater stadium court. All courts are hard court Plexipave surface and they are supported by a lovely outlook to the ocean and the volcano and mountain range behind. Perhaps most importantly, the tennis academy bathes in the constant 20 degrees of sunshine on the island. It provides a fantastic winter tennis escape that can easily beat your winter tennis blues!

Families from £3,369

(based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old)

Stay between 25 Aug 18 – 30 Apr 19. 

Package includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a Citadel Junior Suite with Resort View on a bed & breakfast basis, private airport transfers and a 10 hour coaching package for the whole family.

Adult Tennis from £1,119 per person

Stay between 25 Aug 18 – 30 April 19. 

Package includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a Citadel Deluxe Room with Resort View on a bed & breakfast basis, private airport transfers and a 10 hour tennis weekend retreat package.

Groups from £1,119 per person

Stay between 25 Aug 18 – 30 April 19. 

Package includes 7 nights’ accommodation based on 4 adults sharing a 2 X Citadel Deluxe Room on a bed & breakfast basis, private airport transfers and a 10 hour tennis weekend retreat package.


The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at Abama was set up July 2016 and operates the entire tennis facility at the Abama resort. The coaching programme on offer features a range of coaching courses, drop in classes, or tennis services that will allow you to maximise the development of your game during your stay.

The coaching programme is delivered in resort by a residential team of highly qualified coaches including UK qualified coaches who are in residence during the busy school holiday weeks. During these peak periods players can find a range of extra services on offer including the following:

  • 5 Day coaching courses for adults and juniors
  • Teenage Tennis Courses
  • Social tennis evenings
  • Weekly competitions
  • Private lessons
  • Court rental
All of our coaches will be happy to discuss your needs at one of our weekly tennis welcome sessions where players can get on court, sample some free introductory coaching and get their game quickly assessed. All courses run from Monday to Friday but daily rates are available and our coaches will be happy to recommend the right course for your game. All course are timetabled to specifically maximise your time on holiday with adult and junior classes running at the same time each day.

The quality of Abama’s professional tennis and paddle facilities is surpassed only by their location, unique in Tenerife. Professionals, amateurs and beginners alike can enjoy views of the Teide National Park and volcano on one side, and the Atlantic and other Canary Islands on the other.

The 7 tennis courts have been used for various ATP and ITF Tour matches, and all are equipped with illumination and Flexi®-Pave surfaces, in the style of the US and Australian Open courts. The centre court in our luxury resort can accommodate 600 spectators and the remaining six courts feature grandstands and covered rest areas for players, as well as changing rooms, restrooms and parking facilities. The complex also offers 4 paddle courts with illumination and AstroTurf surfaces.

The tennis coaching team at the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy is Lead by Director of Tennis Paul Newman from the UK with support from a team of highly regarded local professional coaches that live permanently in Tenerife.

All the coaches in resort are trained by the same methods as our UK operations,  they follow the philosophy of the academy "Movement and Repetition" in all the group based activities.


Bookings can be made in advance through Annabel Croft Holidays or by calling the academy directly on 0207 751 9042. We strongly advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment but please note there is a 24 hour cancellation policy. All coaching groups run based on a minimum of 50% participation in each class and at the discretion of the head coach. If a group is not running due to a lack of players, alternative arrangements for coaching may be required.

Accommodation Information

Guests staying at Abama, have a choice of staying at either the Ritz Carlton Hotel or renting a luxury apartment during your stay. Whatever you choose, you are guaranteed to be staying in 5* luxury for the duration of your tennis holiday.


The Ritz-Carlton, Abama Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton Abama is a 5 star luxury hotel with 461 guest rooms and suites divided between the Citadel complex, (313 rooms), and 148 exclusive Villas. Here, modern architecture and design take inspiration from northern African tradition and ancient Chinese principles through interconnected buildings set in lush gardens full of hidden corners.

Las Terrazas at Abama Resort

These apartments are the perfect luxury rentals for guests who prefer to enjoy the tranquillity of an exclusive serviced apartment. With one, two or three bedrooms each, and private open terraces ranging from 28 to 123m2, these luxury rentals provide spectacular views of the ocean and the resort’s subtropical gardens. Moreover, the complex is centrally located between the first and second holes of our lush golf course, just a short walk from the clubhouse.

Citadel Deluxe Room - King/Ocean View

Citadel Deluxe Room - Resort View

Resort Information

There are a range of wonderful facilities on offer at the Abama resort to compliment your tennis activities. Whether you are looking to add more sport to make your stay very active, or simply want to relax by the beach or eat great food at the restaurants, there is a host of options to choose from during your stay.


Abama Beach Club

Watch the sun slowly dip into the Atlantic and make the most of your downtime on your holiday at the Abama beach club. Parasols, hammocks and other hotel services are offered from our oceanfront Beach Club, whose restaurant serves freshly prepared light lunches and cocktails until sundown. For those seeking an adventure, Abama’s undisturbed beach is also a departure point for a variety of aquatic activities, including diving, surfing, body boarding, kayaking and sailing. A small pier offers the possibility of dropping anchor or setting out for the neighbouring fishing village of Playa San Juan for an authentic and charming taste of the native Tenerife life.


The Ritz-Carlton, Abama Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Abama Spa is based at the hotel and offer guests a unique experience between escape, well-being, beauty and elegance. Every ritual is transformed into a unique and personal occasion. Therapists gain an intrinsic understanding of your essential concern following seven pillars of well-being: Indulge, relax, soothe, rejuvenate, revive, awaken and transform. 

The Spa offers an award winning Spa experience where senses are indulged with an astounding range of water facilities, an outside garden cabana, Deluxe couple and single treatment rooms, wet treatment rooms and Spa Lounge. In addition, the Spa offers a fully equipped Health Club with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and training systems along with a range of activities lead by experienced personal trainers.


Championship Golf

At Abama, golf breaks are not a game - they're an experience! Rising to a peak elevation of 315m above sea level in our luxury resort, the 6,271-metre meticulously sculpted course is ensconced in a landscape featuring more than 25,000 palm trees, white-sand bunkers, and dozens of lakes connected by waterfalls. With incomparable views of the ocean and surrounding Canary Islands from most of its 18 holes, guests truly play on top of the world. Acclaimed as one of the finest in Spain, this is a Tenerife golf course crafted to test and surprise all golfers, no matter their level of expertise.

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