Almaty is not only the biggest city and the business heart of Kazakhstan but also amazing destination offering visitors unique various attractions and entertainment. The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is happy to help its guests explore the beauty of the city’s surroundings, advising on the best places for an unforgettable experience with family.
Just 30 minutes’ drive from The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty you can reach premium ski resort Shymbulak, known for its ideal slopes for winter sports during ski season (November to March) and picturesque views and nice weather (22-27 C) during the Summer. In summer guests can enjoy variety of restaurants serving national and international cuisines with magnificent views of the mountain peaks and the city. For the youngest guests the Kids Club Entertainment Club team organizes various entertainment and educational programs, creative workshops, as well as walks in the fresh air.
Being one of the greenest and most beautiful cities in the Central Asian region, Almaty offers amazing mountain views right from the city – one of the very memorable moments of the trip waking up to such view. The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty located in the major high riser of the city and offers it’s’ guests the best panoramic views from the rooms over gorgeous mountains and the city.
The weather in Almaty during the summer can be described as very comfortable – average temperature reaches 25-29 С. If you prefer cooler temperature conditions, there is an option to spend the day at the foothills of Zailiyskiy Alatau mountains, where the temperature is usually lower by a few degrees. Near the mountains, 20 minutes of comfortable drive from the city center, there are a variety of upscale restaurants and cafes with beautiful natural landscape and great service.
Almaty is also an ideal place for luxury shopping. Esentai Mall is a luxury shopping centre – a space for shopping and active leisure, unique in both its scale and by the level of brands presented – which is unrivalled not only in Kazakhstan but also in the whole Central Asian region such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Stella McCartney, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Saks Fifth Avenue and others. It’s a place with special atmosphere and world-class environment for shopping and entertainment. The shopping centre is the liveliest part of the multifunctional Esentai Park complex, which also houses The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty hotel, international Class A office premises in Esentai Tower, the Esentai Apartments and the Esentai Square pedestrian area. Here visitors can find luxury and premium goods from globally renowned brands, a premium class grocery store, cinema, children entertainment center, multiply cafes and restaurants.
The mall’s “crown jewel” is the jewellery gallery, which houses the boutiques of world-famous jewellers: Bvlgari, Chaumet, Chopard, Damiani, De Beers, Pomellato and Yana. Esentai Mall is also home to Esentai Gallery, established to drive the development of the art market in Kazakhstan by arranging exhibitions of works by modern European and Kazakhstani artists and running series of lectures on the history of art and music and seminars for all those interested in modern art.
For ladies, the modern beauty industry of Kazakhstan will be a real discovery. Almaty will definitely surprise with a variety of luxurious beauty salons and SPA centers where guests will be offered the most progressive procedures from the world of care and beauty. Kazakhstani specialists are very highly rate in nail procedures, facials, body and hair care that will conquer hearts of guests with the latest beauty trends.
Almaty combines the progressiveness of a metropolis and the charm of Eastern culture. For those who like spending the evening smoking hookah after an unforgettable day filled with incredible memories, The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty has a luxurious lounge on the second floor of Seven Bar & Restaurant, where variety of premium tobacco is presented, and the hotel’s hookah specialist will offer guests the perfect blend of flavors upon their preferences. For those who would prefere to enjoy summer breeze while indulging oneself in hookah experience, there is a beautiful TERRACE 77 at guests service.
Globalization had its impact on the cultural hub of Kazakhstan and here guests can try variety of international cuisine from local Kazakh rich with meet, mutton and various dairy products, to Korean, Turkish, Russian, Indian, Italian and many more.
Today Almaty remains a hub of Central Asian culture, retaining ancient traditions and adopting new and modern trends. The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty gives its Ladies and Gentlemen the opportunity to enjoy the unique experience of Kazakh hospitality with impeccable service and top-notch accommodation in the heart of nomadic Asia