Private white-sand beaches, manicured grounds, deluxe facilities, and luxurious amenities—this is what you'll find at Puerto Rico's most popular beachfront resorts

You can also expect unique accommodations, upscale dining, and high-level hospitality and service at each property. All located within a quick drive from San Juan, you'll escape the city and discover a remote paradise waiting for you to indulge and relax; whether that includes rainforest hikes, golfing, or just lounging on the beach with a cocktail is up to you.

Relax by the pool at the Ritz Carlton Reserve

Relax by the pool at the Ritz Carlton Reserve.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve


At Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reservethere truly is something for everyone. Framed by five acres of pristinely maintained grounds and tranquil beach, this is one of the most beautiful and lavish properties on the Island.

Book a day at the Botánico Spa, a hidden sanctuary tucked between stands of palm trees. Go down to one of the two resort beaches, where you can practice exciting water sports, or enjoy peaceful tide pools ideal for snorkeling or floating. Practice your swing at TPC Dorado Beach, a championship golf course. Make a dinner reservation at Melao by Mario Pagán and experience Puerto Rican cuisine like you never have before. There is something new to discover each day you spend in this tropical hideaway.

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Aerial view of the pool at the Wyndham

Aerial view of the pool at the Wyndham Grand Río Mar near El Yunque. 

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Golf and Beach Resort

Río Grande

Impressive vistas surround the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Golf and Beach Resort, which lies at the foot of El Yunque rainforest, adjacent to the Mameyes River and flanked by a semi-private beachfront.

With two golf courses, a casino, spa, tennis courts, enormous pools, and over a half dozen restaurants and bars, you won’t need to leave the property unless you really want to. The resort’s location offers guests a wealth of activity options, including horseback riding in the rainforest or on the beach, kayaking the bioluminescent bay in Fajardo, sightseeing, shopping in Old San Juan, and more.

Explore El Yunque's Hiking Trails 

An aerial view of the beachside St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort.

Sweeping beach views at the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort.

St. Regis Bahía Beach Resort

Río Grande

At the heart of the St. Regis Bahía Beach Resort is a contemporary plantation house surrounded by picturesque gardens and a meditative koi pond. That feel of classic luxury with a modern twist is replicated in the guestrooms, comfortably close to the turquoise waters and soft white sand of the property's beach.

Explore the nature trails around the property, take advantage of a plethora of water sports, or play a round of golf with an ocean view. Just be sure to spare some time for the Remede Spa, where guests follow a floating pathway to secluded massage villas with picture windows looking over the spa's fire garden. St. Regis Bahia Beach is the place to be pampered and unwind.

Other Things to do in Río Grande 

Pool view at the Fairmont El San Juan Hotel

Pool view at Fairmont El San Juan Hotel. 

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel


Metropolitan vibes meet peaceful ocean views at Fairmont El San Juan Hotel. Recently renovated, this historic resort is located right off Isla Verde beach and steps away from downtown San Juan

Fairmont El San Juan features four tropical pool areas with luxurious cabanas, over a dozen restaurants and bars – some with live entertainment – BRAVA nightclub, a top-of-the-line spa, a wellness center, and exclusive boutiques. You can also take advantage of an array of outdoor activities like parasailing and jet skiing.

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Relaxing beachside bed at the Copamarina Beach Resort.

Relaxing beachside bed at the Copamarina Beach Resort. 

Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa


Situated on the south of the Island and tucked in an idyllic cove on the Caribbean Sea, Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa is the definition of a tropical paradise.

Enjoy the breeze from one of the resort's beach huts, escape into the spa for a massage, or have a romantic dinner at Restaurante Alexandra, where you can savor exquisite dishes made with fresh local ingredients. The resort is also close to the town of Ponce, where you can explore museums, the Serrallés Castle, and the picturesque town square.

Explore Guánica's Dry Forest

Dramatic ocean views from the pool terrace of the Royal Isabela. 

Dramatic ocean views from the pool terrace of the Royal Isabela. 

Royal Isabela


At Royal Isabela, you stay in a casita (a private villa) high on a cliff with a dramatic view of the Atlantic Ocean and its pool terrace. While it's tempting to spend your vacation in private luxury, especially since they offer in-suite massages and facials, the resort offers many amenities that may coax you out.

Royal Isabela is a paradise for golfers, but you may also enjoy some croquet or tennis, sunbathing on El Pastillo beach, or paddleboarding on the nearby Guajataca River. Isabela is worth venturing out to explore to find more magnificent beaches and some of the best dining options along the northwest coast of Puerto Rico.

Best Beaches for Relaxing in Puerto Rico

La Concha Resort.

La Concha is full of tucked-away spots to unwind.

La Concha Resort

San Juan

A lifestyle resort that will take your breath away is La Concha. Located in the Condado district, this upscale hotel provides tropical vibes in the heart of the city.

Be sun-kissed and enjoy the cool ocean breeze as you explore the barefoot luxuries this AAA Four Diamond property has to offer. With stylish rooms, top-of-the-line amenities, lively pools, elegant lounges, and exotic restaurants, this historic hotel will fulfill all your Caribbean dreams. If you want to hit the tables or a slot machine, you can try your luck at Casino Del Mar.

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