Rich in culture, great food, and gorgeous beaches, Puerto Rico is a wonderful getaway. Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, so when you visit, there’s no need to worry about having a passport! Puerto Rico is more affordable and more convenient than visiting many other island destinations!
Shopping, amazing restaurants, and nightclubs are plentiful, and there is plenty of culture for you to enjoy, including folk art, Spanish architecture, lively music. Nature lovers will appreciate the tropical plants and flowers, and you can tour the El Yunque jungle or the caves of the Parque de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy.
Most importantly, when you decide to go to Puerto Rico, you need a great hotel! Nothing can ruin a vacation like a bad hotel. Whether you are seeking a luxurious suite with amenities or you want to be close to the bustling night life, the perfect hotel is an absolute must. Fortunately, with this list of great hotels, you can find the best place to stay for your Puerto Rican vacation!
Let’s have a look at the best all inclusive resorts in Puerto Rico:
1. Villa Montana
Located in Isabella, Puerto Rico, Villa Montana is great for a beach getaway! Situated on 35 lush acres, there are three miles of secluded beach front property to enjoy. Guest rooms and villas have Egyptian cotton sheets, beautiful furnishings and art work. The spa-like bathroom has all the amenities you’ll need, and the views are stunning!
Both on-site restaurants serve delicious meals in a great setting with Eclipse having a breezy open-air setting and an award-winning wine list. Whether you want to swim in the ocean or relax by the pool, Villa Montana can accommodate you! There are tennis courts, biking and jogging trails, and a gym.
2. Gran Melia Golf Resort
You won’t waste precious vacation time getting to and from the airport when you stay at the Gran Melia Golf Resort – it’s less than 30 minutes from the San Juan airport to the hotel! You’ll love the modern decor and beautiful art in a vibrant, tropical setting. Gran Melia is great for staying active with golfing, tennis, and even dance lessons.
The rooms and suites are large and designed with relaxation in mind with soothing decor and garden or ocean views. Unwind in your comfy bed or have a coffee on your private balcony! Gran Melia has three restaurants where you can enjoy Asian bistro, Italian fine dining, or local fare. Enjoy a drink at the laid-back pool bar or the upscale martini bar. No matter what you have in mind, Gran Melia will exceed expectations!
3. Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa
Enjoy paradise at a relaxing pace at Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa in Guanica. Copamarina offers guests a half mile of pristine beach and 20 acres of tropical landscaping. If you want to play in the ocean, Copamarina offers kayaking and snorkeling, but you can also take advantage of the sparkling pool.
Guest rooms are designed to soothe the spirit at the Copamarina. Enjoy the view from your room’s terrace or balcony, and get a great night’s sleep in the unbelievably comfortable beds. Restaurant Alexandra or Las Palmas Cafe are great dining options! With their “farm to table” mission, all the food is local, fresh, and delicious. They will even prepare picnic lunches to enjoy!
4. Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa
Whether you want romance, relaxation, or adventure, the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar is an amazing hotel. The rooms are large and luxurious, and best of all, the views are spectacular. All the modern, well-decorated rooms have private balconies with views of either the ocean, the El Yunque Rainforest, or the lush, lovely gardens!
There’s so much to do here! Nearby is shopping and nightlife of Old and New San Juan, or you can try kayaking or ziplining at Bio Bay nearby or exploring the El Yunque Rainforest. Hit the jogging trails or tennis courts, try snorkeling or nearby scuba diving, or relax by one of the three pools.
Vacation isn’t complete without great food, and there are ten dining options, from the Latin/Asian Fusion of Shima to the easy-going, casual fare of Iguana’s Pub, there is plenty for everyone. Fun, food, and relaxation are all at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar!
5. La Concha Resort
For a lively, energetic environment, you’ll love La Concha! Located in Condada, La Concha is right where the action is. Filled with energy and flair, you’ll find it here! Relax on the beach or by the pool during the day, but when the sun goes down — that’s when Condada heats up, and you can be right in the midst of it.
The rooms and suites are cool and modern with great city or ocean views and plenty of amenities. Relax in one of the soft robes provided while you sip Puerto Rican coffee on your balcony! Dining is fantastic at La Concha with the luxurious Perla seafood restaurant and six other restaurants featuring everything from modern Puerto Rican fare to sushi!
6. Las Casitas Village
Whether you want a luxury getaway or family fun, you’ll love Las Casitas! The guest rooms and villas are simply gorgeous and the amenities are fantastic! Grocery delivery and personalized concierge service make you feel right at home. The lovely decor and gorgeous views will make you never want to leave!
For fun, there is plenty to do! Kids will love Camp Coqui or Coqui Water Park, while adults can golf, go on a walking tour, play tennis, or enjoy a drink! The whole family will enjoy the beautiful pools and the clean beaches. If you want to really relax, treat yourself to a spa day at the amazing Waldorf-Astoria Spa. There’s plenty of dining options at Las Casitas. No matter if you want fine dining, a casual restaurant, or a grab ‘n go meal, Las Casitas has it all!
7. El Conquistador Resort
More than just a beach getaway, the El Conquistador Resort gives guests an incredible experience. On Palomino Island, guests can try horseback riding, snorkeling, or take a tour. There are seven well-kept pools, and a peaceful, pristine beach. There are plenty of activities for the whole family, but it’s also a great romantic getaway, too.
Have a romantic dinner at one of the fine dining establishments or have a couples’ spa day for the ultimate relaxation experience! At the end of the day, enjoy a comfortable, peaceful room. Featuring luxurious amenities and garden or ocean views, the rooms are beautifully decorated with plenty of space.
8. Wyndham Garden at Palmas Del Mar
There is something for everyone at the Wyndham Garden! It’s located in Humacao by the upscale Palmas del Mar community, so guests can enjoy shopping at Palmanova Plaza or horseback riding at Rancho Buena Vista. There is a nearby Tennis Club, Yacht Club, and Beach Club, too! If you want to explore more of Puerto Rico, Old San Juan is nearby. Fun at the hotel is easy to be found with their gorgeous pool with a swim-up bar. If you’re feeling lucky, head over to Casino Real.
When you’re in Puerto Rico, you want to enjoy the best Puerto Rican food. Fortunately, the Wyndham Garden has delicious cuisine. Grab lunch at the Ginger Pool Bar or satisfy your sweet tooth at David’s Cookies. At the end of the day, unwind on your balcony of your large and comfortable room.
9. Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve
If you’re looking for a slice of paradise, you’ll find it at Dorado Beach. The 50-acre resort is lush and unspoiled with established palm trees, an incredible beach, and stately architecture. This is the setting of your dream Puerto Rican vacation. The smallest rooms are nearly 1,000 square feet, and there is even a five-bedroom villa available! Amenities include Spa Botanico toiletries, a soothing soaking tub, French press coffee maker, and concierge service.
If you can bring yourself to leave the luxury of your room, you’ll love the beauty of the private beach. Stroll through the sunken gardens, play a few rounds of golf, or visit the breath-taking open air spa. You can even take a cooking class at La Cocina Gourmet or eat at one of the several high-quality establishments on site.
10. San Juan Marriott
If you want a great San Juan location, the Marriott is the place for you! Right on the famous Condado Beach, the Marriott is close to Old San Juan, plenty of attractions, nighttime hot spots, and great shopping! While you’re at the Marriott, you won’t go hungry, either! There are several breakfast options, and the on-site restaurants are popular with guests and locals alike!
At the Red Coral Lounge, eat a great meal, try a specialty drink, and enjoy some live entertainment. While on your Puerto Rican vacation, you can take advantage of the heated outdoor pool and the modern fitness center. The rooms are pleasant and have great views of the city of San Juan or of the ocean which you can enjoy from your private balcony!
11. Hilton Ponce Golf and Casino Resort
You’ll love staying at the impressive Hilton Ponce Golf and Casino Resort! There is a 27-hole golf course and a large casino with plenty of games and slot machines to test your luck and skill. The southern beach where the hotel is located is simply stunning, and there are two pools to enjoy. After taking advantage of the state of the art fitness center, you can check out the whirlpool spa. For families, there is a family package offered so everyone can enjoy their Puerto Rican vacation!
The rooms and suites are large and airy, and there are private balconies and plenty of amenities to make your stay better. Dining options are available nearly any time of the day, but if you prefer the peacefulness of your room, in-room dining is an option, too!
12. Parador Costa del Mar
At Parador Costa del Mar, you can enjoy stunning views of the mountains and the sea! Perfect for a relaxing getaway, you can lounge in a hammock, soak up the sun on the tanning terrace, or go for a swim in the large pool. At the end of the day, stretch out in your king size bed.
The full-service restaurant offers a delicious lunch or dinner, and breakfast is served in the dining area. Parador Costa del Mar is close to the beach and also to Yabucoa. So if you’re looking for home away from home, you’ll find this place quite the spot!
13. Parador Palmas de Lucia
Just feet away from Lucia Beach, and not far from the sights, shopping, and excitement of San Juan or the beauty of Bioluminescent Bay is the family-friendly Parador Palmas de Lucia.
The hotel offers great amenities including a large, lovely pool, a well-equipped fitness center, and hammocks for relaxing, and there is a great restaurant on-site! Rooms are bright and cozy and are furnished with everything you need for a great stay in Puerto Rico!
14. Parador Guanica
If you love history and architecture, you have to check out the Parador Guanica! You are just steps away from the breathtaking Ensenada Bay and close to other attractions like the Guanica Dry Forest and Capron Fortress.
When you stay here, you can enjoy the indoor-outdoor dining area that serves great local cuisine, and relax in your tropical-themed guest room! The Parador Guanica is a great blend of value and amenities, so if you’re budget conscious, this is a great option!
15. Ritz Carlton San Juan
For a truly magical vacation experience, check out the Ritz Carlton San Juan! Featuring eight acres of lovely beach front property along Isla Verde, the Ritz Carlton has an amazing spa, a fun and exciting casino, and five restaurants offering amazing cuisine and casual options.
There are plenty of activities for kids and adults alike so this is a great resort for the whole family to enjoy. The rooms at the Ritz Carlton San Juan are beautifully decorated with marble-tiled bathrooms, and all rooms feature views of either the city, the ocean, or the gardens and pool.