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Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

| Dorado, Puerto Rico, United States


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  • Overview
  • Location & Map
  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities
  • World's Best Awards


Please note: Dorado Beach, Ritz-Carlton Reserve closed due to hurricane damage but is accepting reservations beginning October 1, 2018.
Once a plantation, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is now a private estate resort in Puerto Rico inspired by the legacy and memorable vacation experiences of its original developer, Laurance S. Rockefeller. Its remoteness, discreet individualized service, and deep respect for the environment distinguish it from other luxury hotels in the Caribbean. As the first Reserve in the Americas, the Reserve component on its own offers guests a truly extraordinary experience pairing top tier service and exclusivity with Puerto Rico’s rich landscape and culture.

At Dorado Beach, guests will be able to enjoy 1,400 acres of natural beauty and luxury with all guestrooms and suites sitting directly on the beach, world-class cuisine by Jose Andres, they can relive the magic of a legendary era at Su Casa and explore Dorado Beach’s landscape and wildlife by Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment, all with Dorado Beach’s extraordinary scenery as their backdrop.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
  • 100 Dorado Beach Drive
  • Dorado, Puerto Rico 00646
  • United States

Location Summary
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is conveniently located 35 minutes from San Juan’s main airport, Luis Munoz Marin Airport, as well as 30 minutes from Isla Grande Airport.

Once a 1,400-acre sugar plantation owned by the Livingston family, Dorado Beach caught the eye of conservationist visionary Laurance S. Rockefeller, who in the 1950's transformed the lush landscape into one of Puerto Rico's most exclusive luxury resorts.

Highlights & Reviews

Note Bene
At Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, enjoy a bespoke experience complemented by the presence of discreet, subtle and observant personal concierge who awaits to fulfill every unexpressed wish.
Banquets & Meetings
Executive boardroom along with ocean front ballroom.
Fine Dining On Site
With internationally acclaimed Chef Jose Andres, the Dorado Beach restaurant's culinary fine dining offering is a delectable blend of traditional cuisine, the vibrant flavors of Spain, and the savory flavors of American cooking.
Fitness Center
Two fitness centers with state of the art equipment.
High Speed Internet
In rooms and throughout property.
Child Programs
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment.
Pool Outdoor
An infinity edge Positivo pool and cabanas, located steps from the hotel’s main arrival pavilion. The whole family will enjoy the Encanto Beach Club's expansive pool for adults and splash pools for children.
Spa Facility
Spa Botanico, a five acre Dorado Beach spa sanctuary set within a fragrant pineapple garden and lush natural landscaping. Inspired by nature to impart a holistic sense of well-being, this Puerto Rico spa resort pairs local Puerto Rican ingredients with indigenous soothing traditions.
Tennis Courts On Site
4 tennis courts.
The Wind & Waves Center is located on East Beach and will provide guest with access to a variety of water sports equipment.
Casino Gambling
In San Juan.
Ecological Tourism
A favorite of residents and guests since the resort's opening, the historic Rockefeller Nature Trail is a walkable, open-air sanctuary from land to sea.
Three distinct golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones.
Historic 11-mile Rockefeller Trail.
Jogging Running
11 miles of Rockefeller Nature on property.
Recommended Rooms
Su Casa, an iconic 1920's private villa oasis uniquely embodies the luxury lifestyle the Reserve brand aims to capture. With five private bedrooms, a private infinity edge pool that overlooks the ocean and a storied legacy, it's truly a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Casino Gambling
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Fly
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing

World's Best Awards

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Conde Nast Traveler 2016 Gold List - Best Hotels in the Americas
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The Best Beach Resorts in the Caribbean
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The Best Luxury Villa Resorts
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