What's Located Around Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach

Often, booking accommodations near a nice beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water here.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach has what you need. This lodging is situated right on the water, so guests can spend all day every day in the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach is located on Los Tocores Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. If you head towards the coast from Laguna Mata Redonda you'll run into Los Tocores, a beach so beautiful that every resort along the shore wants a piece of it. The waters here are calm enough that you can swim, but not so calm that you shouldn't be wary of strong currents if you are visiting with young children. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Ritz Carlton Dorado Beach
Beach Distance Direction Location
Cerro Gordo Beach 2.5 W 4.4 mi. West of Dorado
Dorado Beach 3.7 E 1.9 mi. East of Dorado
Vega Baja Beach 4.8 W 6.7 mi. West of Dorado

Cerro Gordo Beach is closest to these accommodations. Cerro Gordo Beach is a government run beach in Vega Alta, approximately 45 minutes from San Juan. This beach is a favorite amongst locals, yet remains much quieter than the beaches in resort laden areas of Puerto Rico.

If you're interested in a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Dorado Beach may be just what you're looking for. Set in the small northern town of Dorado, Dorado Beach is known for it's prime surfing conditions, which make it a beach not necessarily suitable for inexperienced swimmers or families with young children. It's situated only a short taxi cab trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach is situated on the island of Puerto Rico, it is two miles (three kilometers) to the west of Dorado.

The areas that are closest to Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Dorado 1.9 E
Vega Alta 4.3 S
Los Naranjos 5.9 W
Vega Baja 6.6 WSW
Sandin 7.4 W
Corozal 9.3 S
Bayamon 10.9 SE
Padilla 10.9 S
Catano 11.2 E
Morovis 12.1 SW

Nearby Attractions

Bosque Estatal De Vega

Tourists who crave an exciting itinerary during their trip to Puerto Rico will find that Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach is in a great location for being active. In fact, this particular part of Dorado claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Bosque Estatal De Vega, Cancha Lauro Davila, and Parque Frain E Jesus. The nearest attraction of the three is Bosque Estatal De Vega.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are named in the following table.

Attractions Near Ritz Carlton Dorado Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bosque Estatal De Vega Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.7 SSW Vega Alta
Cancha Lauro Davila Park 6.7 SE 5.5 mi. South of Dorado
Parque Frain E Jesus Park 6.8 SE 5.5 mi. South-Southeast of Dorado
Plaza Aquarium Aquarium 9.2 S 8.5 mi. South of Dorado
Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza del Sol Movie Theater 10.3 ESE 5.1 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Space Rocket Plaza Park 10.4 ESE 4.9 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Science Park Museum 10.4 ESE 4.7 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Plazoleta Del Canton Park 10.7 ESE 5.1 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Bacardi Rum Plant Museum 10.8 E Catano
Parque Nacional Isla De Cabras Park 11.0 E 1.4 mi. West of Old San Juan
Fort San Juan de la Cruz Historical Site 11.0 E 1.3 mi. West of Old San Juan
Laguna Tortuguero Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.1 W 11.0 mi. West of Dorado
Riverside Park Park 11.5 ESE 5.0 mi. South-Southwest of Old San Juan
Complejo Deportivo Carcano Alicea Park 11.7 SE 6.8 mi. South-Southwest of Old San Juan
Fort de San Filipe del Morro Historical Site 11.8 E Viejo San Juan
Convent of the Dominican Order Museum -- -- Old San Juan
Casa Rosa Historical Site 12.0 E Old San Juan
Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena Museum 12.0 E Old San Juan
Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan Museum -- -- Old San Juan
Ballaja Plaza Park 12.0 E Old San Juan
La Casa Blanca Museum 12.0 E Old San Juan
Museo de las Américas Museum 12.1 E Old San Juan
Plaza De Beneficencia Park 12.1 E Old San Juan
Ballaja Barracks Historical Site 12.1 E Old San Juan
Paseo De Morro Historical Site 12.1 E Old San Juan
San Juan Gate Historical Site 12.1 E Old San Juan
Plaza De La Rogativa Park 12.1 E Old San Juan
Museo Felisa Rincaan de Gautier Museum 12.1 E Old San Juan
Felisa Rincon de Gautier Museum Museum 12.1 E Old San Juan
La Fortaleza Historical Site 12.1 E Old San Juan
Plaza V Centenario Park 12.1 E Old San Juan
Totem Monument 12.1 E Old San Juan
Archbishop's Palace Historical Site 12.2 E Old San Juan
Raices Fountain Monument 12.2 E Old San Juan
Children's Museum Museum 12.2 E Old San Juan
Galeria Nacional Museum Museum 12.2 E Old San Juan
Red Palace Historical Site 12.2 E Old San Juan
Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana Museum 12.2 E Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site Historical Site 12.2 E Old San Juan
Plaza Felisa Rincon De Gautier Park 12.2 E Old San Juan
Paseo La Princesa Park 12.2 E Old San Juan
La Princesa Promenade Historical Site 12.2 E Old San Juan
Parque De Las Palomas Park 12.2 E Old San Juan
Pablo Casals Museum Museum 12.2 E Old San Juan
Museo de Artes Populares Art Museum 12.2 E Old San Juan
Museum Of Our African Heritage Museum 12.2 E Old San Juan
Cathedral of San Juan Bautista Historical Site 12.2 E Old San Juan
Casa De Los Dos Zaguanes Historical Site 12.3 E Old San Juan
Casa de los Contrafuertes Historical Site 12.3 E Old San Juan
Plaza De Armas Park 12.3 E Old San Juan
Casa Ramon Power y Giralt Historical Site 12.3 E Old San Juan
El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery Art Museum 12.3 E Old San Juan
Plaza Darsenas & La Casita Park 12.4 E Old San Juan
Plaza La Barandilla/ La Barandilla Stairs Park 12.5 E Old San Juan
Plaza Salvador Brau Park 12.5 E Old San Juan
Plaza Arturo Somohano Park 12.6 E Old San Juan
Tapia Theater Movie Theater 12.6 E Old San Juan
Olympic House Historical Site 12.8 E Viejo San Juan
Fort San Cristóbal Historical Site 12.8 E Viejo San Juan
Ateneo Puertorriqueño Historical Site 12.8 E Viejo San Juan
Spanish House Historical Site 12.9 E Viejo San Juan
Caballito del Mar Monument 12.9 E Viejo San Juan
Plaza San Juan Bautista Historical Site 13.0 E Viejo San Juan
Parque Munoz Rivera Park 14.0 E Viejo San Juan
Estadio Municipal Guaynabo Park 14.4 ESE Guaynabo
Museo del Deporte Guaynabo Museum 14.4 ESE Guaynabo
Fuerte San Geronimo Historical Site 14.4 E Viejo San Juan
Caribbean Cinemas - Fine Arts Miramar Movie Theater 14.5 E Miramar
Bosque Urbano De San Patricio Park 14.7 ESE Hato Rey
Parque Central Park 15.0 E Hato Rey

If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Bosque Estatal De Vega is an alternative worth considering. Established to preserve the aquifer that lies beneath the park, it is part of Puerto Rico's plan in preparing for the growing population and urbanization of the island. This part of the plan has a forest that acts as a natural filter for water entering the aquifer, as well as limiting the consumption by the population.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting details about nearby lodging possibilities is generally a convenient way to get a better feel for the area as whole. While you might only find a handful of additional resort and hotel options in this part of Puerto Rico, the tranquil surroundings here make it a pleasant choice for travelers looking for a peaceful destination. If you'd like to get more info on lodging possibilities available in the vicinity, see the following table.

Accommodations near Ritz Carlton Dorado Beach
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hyatt Hacienda Del Mar 1.1 W 3.0 mi. West of Dorado, Puerto Rico
Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach & Golf Resort 2.0 E Dorado, Puerto Rico
Golden Sands Villas 2.0 E Dorado, Puerto Rico
 

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