Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve - West Beach Two Bedroom Residences
Caribbean / Puerto Rico / Dorado Beach
The Reserve is a rare estate that allows guests to feel completely immersed in its legendary history. We are delighted to continue curating extraordinary and unique meaningful journeys for our experience collectors, who will explore, enjoy and engage with the local culture and the environment.
Dorado Beach is a sanctuary of magnificence and tranquility,
tucked away on Puerto Rico's Atlantic coast. Situated on 1,400 acres of the
former Laurance Rockefeller estate, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is an
intimate refuge offering a true sense of barefoot elegance. Created as an
open-air enclave infused with references to the surrounding natural landscape
and diverse culture, Dorado Beach is a true luxury sanctuary designed to allure
the world's most discerning travelers through a bevy of one-of-a-kind lifestyle
activities. Guests can also unwind at the award-winning Spa Botánico, a
five-acre spa sanctuary built on a pineapple field that blends Puerto Rican
ingredients and soothing indigenous traditions to impart a holistic sense of
In 2018, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve underwent an
exciting transformation and reemerged more spectacularly than ever, breathing
new life into a magnificent piece of earth, 60 years after Laurance Rockefeller
first founded the original resort. Each of the 96 beachfront guestrooms and
suites was enhanced with a reimagined color palette and the Reserve’s sprawling
grounds saw the addition of more than 300,000 new plant specimens.
Two Bedroom Residences~
Residences feature signatures tied to Puerto Rico: the ocean just
outside your door; the personal attention of an Embajador; outdoor living
space; an open-air shower and artwork capturing the colors of nature.
West Beach Two Bedroom (3225 sq. ft.): Located on floors one through four,
mid-level. Includes either an ocean-view terrace or a private
pool. The master bedroom features a king-size bed with an en-suite
bathroom, while the guest bedroom features two queen beds with an en-suite
West Beach Two Bedroom with Den (3525 sq. ft.): Located on floors one through four,
mid-level. Includes either an ocean-view terrace or a private pool.
The master bedroom features a king-size bed with an en-suite bathroom, while
the guest bedroom features two queen beds with an en-suite bathroom. This
category also features a den with a queen sofa bed.
bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
have den with a queen sofa bed
terrace or private plunge pool
Coa~The Reserve welcomed a new signature restaurant,
COA in April 2019. Inspired by Puerto Rico’s indigenous Taino people, COA is
named after the traditional wooden harvest tool that first enabled the development
of agriculture on the island. With a name deeply rooted in Puerto Rico’s
culinary culture, COA features a grill concept and a carefully crafted menu
showcasing the freshest seasonal ingredients. Home to a new and expansive wine
cellar called La Cava, COA offers a memorable culinary experience complemented
by uninterrupted coastal views.
La Carva~Offers one of the largest and most diverse wine lists in the
Caribbean and is located within the new signature restaurant at Dorado Beach, a
Ritz-Carlton Reserve, COA. This carefully curated selection includes top wine
labels such as DRC La Tâche 1995, Château Latour 1990, Conterno Barolo
Monfortino 1964, or Vega Sicilia Unico 1960. The cellar has hand-selected more
than 650 prestigious wine labels for guests of The Reserve along with
unforgettable culinary experiences.
Encanto Beach Club Bar & Grill~Meanwhile, the family-friendly poolside
restaurant, Encanto Beach Club Bar & Grill, offers a new, distinctive
cuisine menu of coastal cuisine, highlighting the freshest seafood and
authentic dishes from the Mediterranean, while the lunch menu features lighter
fare using the highest quality ingredients.
Posi+ivo Sandbar~Dining at Positivo is a reminder that the
simplest things can bring great joy, from a colorful sunset as it melts into
the ocean, the feeling of sand between your toes, and the incredible flavor of
pure ingredients. Positivo Sand Bar features Asian-inspired and Latin fusion
dishes that invite diners to experience different culinary traditions in one
sitting. The chic beachside restaurant includes an Omakase & Ceviche Bar,
beautifully situated on the beach so guests’ feet never have to leave the sand.
Master Chef Masato Okamoto brings his Japanese culinary expertise to the
Omakase & Ceviche Bar. Hosting guests from behind the bar, he prepares
sushi using fresh ingredients from Japan, New Zealand, and Hawaii. The
evening-only experience features made-to-order dishes and an exclusive
opportunity to connect with the chef.
La Cocina Culinary Center~Hosted within a beautiful, residential-inspired
kitchen, the La Cocina Culinary Center hosts wine dinners and cooking classes
showcasing seasonal ingredients and international cuisines. Led by The
Reserve’s culinary experts, hands-on classes teach professional techniques and
creative recipes for all skill levels, and five-course wine dinners feature
course-by-course pairings. The Culinary Center also hosts themed journeys
including a market featuring fresh produce flown in from Miami. Please note
that classes and wine dinners are intimate gatherings of no more than 10 guests
and should be reserved prior to or upon arrival.
In-Room Dining~In-room dining is available to guests from the
in-room dining menu and is available 24/7.
Dining Beyond Program~The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dining Beyond program
allows guests to enjoy the Reserve’s exquisite cuisine as inspired locations
throughout the property. Dorado Beach offers many private theme outdoor dining
and relaxation areas and allows guests to experience unforgettable dishes
inspired by a variety of flavors and techniques, which can be enjoyed at
intimate coves and enclaves throughout the lush grounds.
West Beach~A series of golden sand crescents, protected by coral reefs that
create tide pools for exploring, swimming, and snorkeling. This is the
remarkably lush environment that drew Rockefeller to Dorado Beach. Home to
Encanto Beach Club Pool, West Beach provides esteemed guests with a pristine
beach experience with the option to enjoy Encanto Beach Club Pool.
East Beach~Ideal for an intimate day at the beach or long walks- with the
surf on one side and Rockefeller's “Great Park” on the other. GoodWinds
provides an endless array of exhilarating water sports for all ages including,
wind and kite surfing, sailing, paddle boarding, and many more. The Positivo
Pool is located in East Beach, where guests can enjoy private cabanas,
exceptional service, Positivo Restaurant, COA Restaurant as well as spectacular
views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Dorado Beach’s East Course is considered the premier golf course
in Puerto Rico by Golf Digest and one of the best courses in the Caribbean.
Robert Trent Jones Jr.’s restoration of the historic East Course to the
original vision put forth by his father brings this classic seaside course into
the 21st century with a subtle rebirth as a modern masterpiece. Ultra-dwarf
Champion Bermuda grass greens with a mixture Zoysia and 419 Bermuda grass on
fairways and tees for the East.
Original panoramic sight lines to the ocean have been restored on
12 of 18 holes. Native sand harvested from surrounding beaches highlights the
contoured bunker complexes. New ultra-dwarf Champion Bermuda greens support
double-digit speeds with a number of hole locations on every green. And now,
playing over 7,200 yards, Dorado Beach East is as formidable from the
championship tee as it is forgiving from the forward tee.
Spa Botanico~The Reserve’s acclaimed Forbes Five-Star spa features a unique
on-site apothecary. Fully revitalized in 2018, the spa meets the needs of
modern luxury travelers, conjuring locally inspired treatments and exclusive
products to impart holistic healing and well-being, paired with new Spa
The spa is a 5-acre oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation offering
a holistic approach to beauty and wellness unlike any other. Reflective of
Dorado Beach’s lush surroundings, Spa Botánico blends a soothing natural
environment inspired by ancient Puerto Rican healing traditions, modern
therapies, and the finest quality of local botanicals to indulge the body,
mind, and spirit.
Ten free-standing treatment villas and two Treehouse platforms
situated amid treetops deliver a sense of weightless flotation. The masterminds
behind Spa Botánico’s exclusive design are TLee Spas and internationally
renowned architect Bill Bensley, distinguished for cultivating sensual,
imaginative yet artistic landscapes, capturing inspiration from natural
surroundings for a taste of exotic luxury.
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers two spacious and
naturally lit fitness centers with new equipment, personal trainers, and group
fitness classes. The Dorado Beach Fitness & Tennis Center was designed to
evoke a traditional sugar mill and offers cardio and resistance machines, free
weights, group classes, private training, a juice bar, and an apparel boutique.
Olympian Juan Oscar Rio oversees the tennis center. It features five lighted
clay courts, classes for all skill levels, daily clinics, and equipment rental.
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
3425 Interior Square Ft.
- Fitness Classes
- Personal Trainers
- Resistance Machines
- Juice Bar
- Apparel Boutique
- Spa Botanico
- Body Enhancements
- Skin Care
- Hair, Make-Up
- Rituals for Two
- Oversized Soaking Tub
- Rainforest Shower
- Outdoor Shower
- Double Vanity
- Spa Botanico Amenities
- Hair Dryer
- Elchim Flatiron
- Wine Fridge
- Nespresso Machine
- Tea Kettle
- Gourmet Kitchen
- Flat-Screen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- I-Phone Docking Station
- Bose Wireless Speaker
- Living Area
- Dining Area
- Two Swimming Pools
- Night Snorkeling
- Sunset Kayak
- Cooking Classes
- Bike Tours
- Land Experiences
Bedroom DetailsMaster Bedroom: King-size bed with en-suite bathroom
Guest Bedroom: Two queen beds with an en-suite bathroom
Dens: Queen sofa bed
Beach DetailsWest Beach: A series of golden sand crescents, protected by coral reefs that create tide pools for exploring, swimming and snorkeling.
East Beach: Ideal for an intimate day at the beach or long walks- with the surf on one side and Rockefeller's “Great Park” on the other.
Pool DetailsFamily-friendly waterpark and two swimming pools.
Distance DetailsSan Juan Airport: 50-minute drive
Casino Metro: 40-minute drive
Stellaris Casino: 40-minute drive
Villa NotesResort Fee Inclusions ($150 per room, per day; subject to change without notice):
Rum Tasting (daily)
Art Classes (offered 3 X per week) by local artist
Morning Coffee and Tea at Livingston Library (Daily 7 am - 9 am)
Dorado Beach Resort Full access
Complimentary use of Golf driving range
Use of non-motorized water sports
Daily Ambassador of The Environment Activity
Bicycles at your disposal for adults and children
Flip Flops/Beach Bag/Sandals (Available in the room)
Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.