What's Near Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach

Many people make plans to visit Puerto Rico in anticipation of seeing the fabulous beaches that the island is so proud of. Many guests are excited to learn that Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach is positioned directly on Los Tocores Beach, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime at this property. 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 those who want 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

One of the closest picks is Cerro Gordo Beach. 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 looking for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Dorado Beach might be worth a visit. 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 three and a half miles east of the property.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who'd like some more information about the area's important features might like to know how far away the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach is located in the heart of the island of Puerto Rico; it is two miles (three kilometers) to the west of Dorado.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach.

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

Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach serves as a great locale for active visitors. There are numerous activities to be discovered when searching from this lodging. As a matter of fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, including Bosque Estatal De Vega, Cancha Lauro Davila, and Parque Frain E Jesus. The closest of the three is Bosque Estatal De Vega.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Ritz Carlton Dorado Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bosque Estatal De Vega Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.0 SW 6.0 mi. South West of Dorado
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
Carribbean 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 an interesting place to visit, Bosque Estatal De Vega may be just what you're looking for. 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

When choosing where to book your stay, it's sometimes helpful to learn about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a feel for the region. While you might only find a few other places to stay in this part of Puerto Rico, its tranquil surroundings ensure that it's a perfect option for visitors seeking a secluded vacation destination. To find additional info on the hotel booking possibilities available in the region, see the table below.

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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