Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Dorado, Puerto Rico

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers an exclusive luxury travel experience for discerning travelers from around the world.

PR-UrbaneRenewal-Feature-05This open-air sanctuary boasts a collection of 115 spacious oceanfront guestrooms and suites, most with private infinity edge pools or rooftop terraces, and an expansive selection of two to five bedroom Residential units directly on the beach. Su Casa, the resort’s crown jewel is the original plantation hacienda fully renovated back its original 1920s style to serve as a five-bedroom beachfront VIP villa. Dorado Beach also features a five-acre Spa Botánico, offering pure relaxation among nature that incorporates healing local traditions and practices, including 10 indoor and outdoor treatment pavilions, as well as two elevated tree house massage platforms. Dining selections include Mi Casa by celebrated chef José Andrés, his first restaurant outside the United States, as well as Positivio Sand Bar offering delectable tapas and fresh sushi and Encanto Bar and Grill presenting grilled meats and seafood and all directly on the beach. For outdoor activities, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment presents hands-on and interactive eco activities and adventures for children and adults, three PGA championship golf courses originally designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and championship tennis courts.

Hotel Distinctions

  • First Reserve brand in the Americas, a ultra-luxury boutique hotel concept from The Ritz-Carlton, which embraces the local natural culture with a variety of exclusive amenities and accommodations.
  • All rooms and suites only steps from the beach, most of which offer private plunge pools or rooftop terraces.
  • Former cherished Laurance Rockefeller resort from the 1950’s.
  • Indoor/Outdoor open-air sanctuary.
  • Dedicated Embajadores (or butlers) assigned to each guests to offer them personalized yet discreet service.


Room Service
Fitness Center
Business Center

When You Book Through DISTINCTE

Because of our special relationship with Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, we include these exclusive benefits when you book through DISTINCTE:

  • $150 resort credit
  • Full breakfast for two daily
  • WIFI
  • Early check in / late check out, based on availability
  • Upgrade based on availability

30-45 minutes from San Juan. Transportation services available or valet parking. While on property, bicycles provided to all guests to explore the grounds or Embajadores will provide transportation via golf carts.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

First restaurant outside the U.S. for celebrated chef José Andrés, 5-acre Spa Botánico inspired by ancient Puerto Rican healing traditions featuring 10 secluded and freestanding treatment pavilions and two tree house massage platforms. Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment, offering interactive activities for children and adults inspired by the surrounding natural environment. Su Casa, the original plantation owners house from the 1920s, fully restored after a multimillion dollar restoration to serve as a 5-bedroom VIP villa. 11-mile Rockefeller Nature Trail that’s woven throughout the resort and its grounds, offers a great spot for biking, running and walking.

  • Conde Nast Traveler U.S. 2013 HOT List of Best New Hotels
  • Conde Nast Traveler UK 2013 HOT List of Best New Hotels
  • Travel + Leisure 2013 It List
  • Robb Report Best of the Best Award
  • Virtuoso Best of the Best Award for Achievement in Design

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