An island of contrasts in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico contains both ancient and new, rainforest and desert, white sand beaches and picturesque mountain villages, world-class restaurants and street food kiosks, hopping nightlife and quiet resorts for solitude lovers. Visiting this paradise can be pricey, although all-inclusive hotels can make a traveler’s stay affordable. Resorts in Puerto Rico come in all shapes and sizes—from busy and bustling to quiet and remote, set in sea and landscapes of breathtaking beauty. Puerto Rico’s renowned beaches entice all comers and its sheer beauty beckons their return.
Note: Currently there are no true all-inclusive resorts in Puerto Rico and some additional fees can apply for any of the resorts below.
4. Villa Montana Beach Resort[SEE MAP]
Beach lovers will adore Villa Montana’s pristine 5 km (3 miles) of superb beaches set in the breathtaking beauty of Puerto Rico’s northwest coast. Adventurers will find the nearby tropical trail horseback rides on the beach and through the Guajataca Forest Reserve a delight. Villa Montana offers the best of laid-back luxury in its secluded well-kept gardens and beachfront. Deluxe accommodations include plantation-style artisan furniture, tile flooring, private balconies and all the usual amenities. Guests may dine at two renowned restaurants, the Eclipse and the Asian inspired O lounge. Pools, tennis courts and water sports equipment, fitness center and nightly live music keep visitors entertained. Those who love quiet, lazy beach days find Villa Montana a perfect gem.
3. Gran Melia Golf Resort[SEE MAP]
A mere 30 km (20 miles) away from the capital San Juan on the northeastern coast, the Gran Melia Golf Resort offers gala sea and shore activities in elegant surroundings. Two pro-designed golf courses nestle right next door, while the El Yunque National Forest beckons nearby. The exclusive Red Level package features deluxe garden or ocean view accommodations, private check in, butler service, daily breakfasts, free internet stations, adult only pool with Bali beds and complimentary beverages. All suites are elegantly appointed with mahogany accents and Caribbean colors with a host of amenities. Dining options include International, Asian, Italian and Puerto Rican cuisines. Beautiful architecture, immaculately kept grounds and attentive, friendly hosts make the Gran Melia a memorable tropical paradise.
2. Copamarina Beach Resort[SEE MAP]
The Copamarina is the epitome of luxurious getting away from it all. Located on the tranquil southwestern coast next door to the only desert forest biosphere in the Caribbean, Copamarina’s all inclusive package offers select accommodations, meals in either of two fine restaurants, unlimited beverages and nightly entertainment. Families find Copamarina’s swimming pools, playgrounds, tennis courts, diving, snorkeling, paddle-boating and windsurfing all nestled in a spot of pristine beauty an affordable luxury. The Bodyderm Spa and fitness center cater to body and soul. All guest rooms, villas and suites offer ocean views and private balconies.
1. Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort[SEE MAP]
Visitors who enjoy a panoply of activities during their luxury holidays will find Wyndham’s Rio Mar Beach Resort a gem between the El Yunque rainforest and the Atlantic Ocean. A deluxe package from this all-inclusive resort in Puerto Rico includes exclusive accommodations with private balconies, buffet breakfast daily, a VIP card for discount rates at the spa, water sports and local excursions, fees and taxes and transfers to and from the airport. Guests at Rio Mar will find two world-class golf courses, multiple tennis courts, extensive food choices at 11 different bars and restaurants and all the water sports they might want. The luxury accommodations feature plush queen and king beds, a private balcony, delightful tropical décor and mountain or ocean views.