Spa Botanico at the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

Spa Botanico at the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

Where to Stay in Dorado

From luxury resorts to cozy guesthouses in this golden city by the sea.

With a name that’s synonymous with luxury in Puerto Rico, Dorado’s hotels and resorts invite you to grab a beach chair, put up your feet, and be pampered in high style. Major names like Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, and Embassy Suites by Hilton Dorado del Mar Beach Resort offer top-notch amenities and personalized service, while family-friendly guesthouses give you plenty of personal space to make yourself at home.

Here’s a look at where to stay in Dorado:

Aerial view of Spa Botanico at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Aerial view of Spa Botanico at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Immerse yourself in barefoot luxury at this AAA Five-Diamond eco-resort, which offers 1,400 acres of natural beauty, privacy, and tranquility on a former sugar plantation. Dorado Beach's lavish guest rooms take advantage of this heavenly setting, with enormous sliding glass doors that provide panoramic ocean views. Some suites and villas have private pools, outdoor showers, and deep soaking tubs. For golf enthusiasts, Dorado Beach also boasts three courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Dorado del Mar Beach Resort

From the tropical stylings of the lobby to the reclining chairs lining the resort’s pristine stretch of beach, you’ll know you’ve arrived in paradise at Embassy Suites by Hilton, Dorado del Mar Beach Resort. Choose between ocean or mountain-view suites with balconies, wet bars, and other amenities. There’s no shortage of things to do at this resort, which has expansive outdoor pools and an on-site restaurant. Stays include made-to-order breakfast and an evening beverage reception.

Villas de la Playa: your home away from home

Villas de la Playa in Dorado is an apartment complex with units that can accommodate up to eight guests.

Paradigm Villa Dorado

The Paradigm Villa Dorado provides a comfortable place for travelers to relax after a full day of exploring. This vacation rental has three bedrooms, a kitchen, and a central living area with flat-screen TV, making it an ideal getaway for families or groups of friends. There’s also a terrace, private pool, and ocean views, with nearby golf courses, beaches, and bike-friendly paths.

Villas de la Playa

Make this chic, two-story apartment complex your home away from home in Dorado. The Villas de la Playa can accommodate up to eight guests, and most are fully equipped. There is 24-hour security, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub. Great restaurants and beaches are within walking distance.

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