Best of the Best 2018 - 368
DORADO BEACH, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE
DOR A DO B EA CH, PU ER TO R ICO
N E I G H B O R H O O D Dorado
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve ushers in a new level of luxury travel experiences. This
Reserve sanctuary is the first of its kind in the Americas, with a secluded location, exclusive
amenities and personalized Embajadores service. With only 115 guestrooms across 50 acres
and one mile of beach, this island sanctuary is encircled by coral reefs, blue Caribbean waters
and a tropical forest. An unparalleled level of guest service enhanced by the customs of Puerto
Rico awaits you. The Ritz-Carlton Reserve was grandfathered to be built at the former Laurance Rockefeller estate, allowing every guestroom to rest steps from sea.
A DV I S O R T I P
$150 value resort credit per stay.
Request Su Casa, a magnificent, historic fivebedroom villa with full staff, a private lagoon
and pool, chef and butlers.
Distance from San Juan Airport (SJU): 26 miles/42 km
Size: 115 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Sophisticated
HOTEL EL CONVENTO
OLD SA N JU A N , PU ER TO R ICO
N E I G H B O R H O O D Heart of Old San Juan
Hotel El Convento was created from a Carmelite convent built 360 years ago. Today, it enjoys
an acclaimed reputation as San Juan's grande dame hotel, offering every conceivable amenity
to lucky guests. The cruise ship piers of Old San Juan are just steps away, as are the district's
museums, landmarks, nightlife and restaurants. Nature lovers, note: It's just 25 miles to El
Yunque Rain Forest. Inside, the handcrafted furniture, mahogany beams and Andalusian-tile
floors in the 58 guestrooms showcase the hotel's Spanish colonial architecture. Activities
abound, from the plunge pool and Jacuzzi to the private beach club.
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Set aside time to visit Patio del Nispero
Restaurant & Alegría Patio Bar located in the
interior courtyard. Enjoy great tapas and the
best mojitos in town.
Distance from San Juan Airport (SJU): 8 miles/13 km
Size: 58 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
THE ST. REGIS BAHIA BEACH RESORT
R IO GR A N DE, PU ER TO R ICO
N E I G H B O R H O O D Rio Grande
Set on 483 remarkable acres of a former coconut plantation and only 25 minutes away from
the San Juan International Airport, The St. Regis Bahia Beach is recipient of the distinguished
AAA Five Diamond rating for its outstanding service and facilities. Certified as a Gold Audubon
Sanctuary, the resort features a pristine two-mile beach; an oceanfront swimming pool;
unique nature trails; 139 guestrooms with magnificent views; the iconic St. Regis Butler Service; a world-class Remède Spa; a signature restaurant, Fern, conceived by Jean-Georges
Vongerichten; and a challenging oceanfront golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
$100 value dining credit per stay.
Complimentary outdoor activities include
nature tours, kayaking, paddleboarding, use
of the golf course driving range and bicycling
along five miles of trails.
Distance from San Juan Airport (SJU): 23 miles/37 km
Size: 139 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Sophisticated