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Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Dorado, Puerto Rico

Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve

100 Dorado Beach Drive,
Dorado, Puerto Rico

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Setting: Beach,

Activities & Dining:
Golfing, Spa, Gym, Fine Dining, Swimming

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Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a unique hotel befitting its setting. With only 115 guestrooms spread across 50 acres and one mile of beachfront, this luxurious island sanctuary is encircled by coral reefs, blue Caribbean waters and a lush tropical forest. An unparalleled level of individualized guest service enhanced by the local customs and flavors of Puerto Rico awaits you.

Dorado Beach’s history began over 50 years ago when Laurance S. Rockefeller unveiled his eco-friendly luxury island resort. Today, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is situated on the former Rockefeller estate, preserving its rich legacy.

A Deeper Level of Service with Personal Embajador At Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve enjoy a bespoke experience complemented by the presence of discreet, subtle and observant embajador who awaits to fulfill every unexpressed wish.

Fundamental to Dorado Beach a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a passionate environmental philosophy originally instilled by Laurance Rockefeller. The design and infrastructure reflects Dorado Beach’s remarkable surroundings with a myriad of natural elements incorporated throughout.

Dorado Beach A Ritz-Carlton Reserve is ushering in a new level of luxury travel. This exotic Reserve sanctuary is the first of its kind in the Americas, with its secluded location, intimate accommodations, exclusive amenities, and private butler service.

Situated on 1,400 acres of natural beauty, Dorado Beach a Ritz-Carlton Reserve includes 100 guestrooms and 14 one-bedroom suites, all directly on the beach, plus Su Casa, the original plantation hacienda renovated back to its original 1920s style to serve as a four-bedroom exclusive beachfront villa.

Spa Botánico is a natural haven designed to inspire well-being and provide pure relaxation. The five-acre sanctuary pairs local Puerto Rican ingredients with indigenous soothing traditions and a selection of personalized offerings to enhance tranquility and revitalize the senses.

Integration with the natural world is an essential component of Spa Botánico. The journey begins the moment you enter the Apothecary Portal, filled with local botanicals used in a myriad of ways for health, beauty and culinary purposes. The rich knowledge of island-based earth lore is on display to smell, see and learn about. This magical room is a museum for your senses. Every aspect of the spa draws deeply from the Apothecary and the wisdom of the plants found within it. Spa Botánico is a place to be savored; take a day and discover its enchantment as well as your own inner sanctuary.

One of a kind experiences from a sun-drenched beach and an old-growth forest to a sunken garden and a tide-pool aquarium, the luxurious Dorado Beach resort teems with wonder. Along with nature’s charms, find opportunities for adventure and relaxation. Retreat to an open-air spa that climbs into the treetops. Or explore the scenic beauty of the historic 11-mile Rockefeller Trail. With endless experiences at Dorado Beach, you’ll have a life time of memories to create and stories to tell.

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. From your door, explore the vast 11-mile trail throughout the eco resort, winding through forests, past fairways and along Puerto Rico’s soft beaches and secret coves to eventually return you home. Along the way, you’ll be captivated by the unusual and exotic birds, creatures, trees and plants.

Whether walking, jogging, biking or riding a golf cart, there’s no better way to immerse in the drama and diversity of Dorado Beach than the Rockefeller Nature Trail. Simply step out your door, reconnect with nature and share the vibrant wonders of Dorado Beach’s “Great Park”.

Dorado Beach Resort Fitness and Wellness Center has five tennis courts available to guests of the Reserve. Tennis instructions in private, semi-private, and group lessons, as well as in clinics for beginner, intermediate, advanced, and tournament players are offered daily. The instructional staff is supervised by the Head Tennis Professional and PTR certified professional Adam Lane.

Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a member of exclusive Virtuoso travel network. Book online or contact our Virtuoso Travel Advisor [email protected] for more details.

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  • Exercise gym
  • Health club
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spa
  • Valet parking
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • High speed internet access
  • High speed wireless
For 2020, STARS Rate Includes:

• Complimentary Breakfast for Two -Hotel designates full or continental breakfast and venue.
• $100 Hotel Credit 
• Complimentary WiFi daily
• Early Check-in/late Check-out (based on availability upon arrival).
• Priority for complimentary room upgrade (based on availability upon arrival).
• Guests receive a welcome amenity that reflects the personality of the hotel and the destination.
• VIP status granted

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As an exclusive STARS & Luminous agency, you will receive benefits that are only available through a STARS agency. has been selected to be part of this program. Members can book online or with their advisor.
Marriott - STARS & Luminous program is by-invitation only and for a select group of Luxury Travel Agencies.
As a member of this select group, is privileged to offer this program and benefits to our clients.

Can I earn my Marriott Bonvoy points on bookings?

Yes, Marriott STARS and Luminous bookings qualify for points & elite credits. Members of, can access the exclusive benefits and perks at more than 250 participating Marriott Luxury Hotels from the following brands:

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Ritz-Carlton Reserve                                       
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Book directly online or contact our STARS & Luminous Advisor [email protected] for more details.

For 2021, Virtuoso Rate Includes:

• Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
• Daily full breakfast for two guests per bedroom at COA
• $150.00 Resort credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
• Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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Q: What is the difference between the East beach and West beach rooms?

A: West Beach (Beachfront) Guestrooms are located west of the Arrival Pavilion in Buildings 1-5.  It can be the preferred beach area with just steps away from the swimmable sandy shores.  It provides quick access to Encanto restaurant and pool and to Spa Botánico.
East Beach (Oceanfront) Guestrooms are located east of the Arrival Pavilion in Buildings 6-11, with quick and easy access to the beach areas of the Positivo SandBar and pool, Mi Casa by Jose Andres restaurant and is only a 5 minute walk to West Beach. 

Q: How far of a walk between the two beaches?

A: only a 5 minute walk between beaches.

Q: Are they both swimmable beaches?

A: No, only West Beach is swimmable, but both beaches are completely accessible by just a short beachside walk.

Q: How are is the hotel from the airport?

A: 30 to 40 minutes depending on the traffic.

Please contact our Virtuoso Travel Advisor [email protected] for more details.


Write a review
Mar 02, 2013
New York
best hotel in Puerto Rico
Room is spacious too...they only have a few suites but you don't need one is well designed and bathrooms are beautiful with indoor and outdoor showers. You don't have to leave your room area the entire day...2 chaise lounges on grass right outside your room and literally 5 steps further you have chairs, umbrellas, service on the beach..and chairs on your within 20 yds you have 3 seating options! Every room has a butler (one butler usually handles a building that has 10 rms) is different....more colonial in style but in a contemporary way with gorgeous flowers hanging from the ceilings and you feel like you're in a flower shop more than a spa.