This guest bathroom at Dorado Beach is both natural and luxurious. The bathroom invites in nature through an open wall and a plush outdoor rain shower. Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico is unlike any Ritz-Carlton you've ever stayed at. If you like the Ritz-Carlton brand, you will love this resort. Set on 1,400 acres of the former Laurance Rockefeller estate, the resort is ultra-luxurious. There are just 100 huge bedrooms and 14 suites right on a beautiful sandy beach. Once you open the floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, you will feel one with the ocean.
Spa Botanico is unlike any other in the Americas and is taking spa treatments to a new level. The spa combines a holistic philosophy with modern techniques with inspiration from ancient local healers often referred to as Holy Hands (Manos Santos). Before and after a treatment, enjoy the facilities which include warm and cool pools, and waterfall showers. The spa treatment rooms are unique and built to bring you closer to nature. You can get a massage in an open air Treehouse, or book one of the glass-walled treatment pavilions.
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment programs which is offered at other Ritz-Carlton properties, will also be available at Dorado Beach. You will be able to discover unique Puerto Rican fauna and flora both on land and sea, including coral reefs, birds, wetlands, and traditional Taino culture. Activities include snorkeling, kayaking, hiking and exploring an archaeological site directly on property. The eco-friendly Ambassador House was built using regional materials and renewable energy.
Mi Casa by Jose Andres is the flagship dining venue at the resort, serving a menu locally-caught seafood and avant-garde dishes. The wine list is extensive with diverse vintages from around the world. In addition to Mi Casa, there are three other dining venues, including an oceanside bar Positivo Sand Bar, an open-air bistro Encanto Beach Club Bar & Grill and La Cocina Gourmet, serving Puerto Rican coffees, homemade ice crean and other local favorites. Rates start at USD $1,500 per night (doradobeach.com).
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