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Rio Grande
Travel Guide

La Mina Falls

This tranquil town in northeastern Puerto Rico is a gateway to El Yunque National Forest and Atlantic Ocean beach resorts. 

Visit Río Grande to enjoy sporting activities amid Puerto Rico Island’s extraordinary natural beauty. Hike to lookouts with spectacular views of a tropical rainforest, play golf at perfectly groomed courses and relax on palm-fringed beaches. Río Grande is the downtown hub of the Río Grande municipality, which stretches from the Atlantic Ocean into a region of unspoiled forest-covered mountains.

Travelers sometimes bypass the town on their way to the coastline and nearby national park. See a concert, watch racing events or catch a baseball game at Ovidio de Jesús Stadium. Find banks, fast-food chains, restaurants and small shopping malls on the town’s main street.

About a 20-minute drive southeast of the downtown district is the entry gate to El Yunque National Forest. Pick up information and learn about El Yunque’s ecology and history at the beautifully designed El Portal Rain Forest Center and follow the short interpretive trail. Have fun on the zip-line course and free-fall rappel at JungleQui Rainforest Ecoadventure Park.

Miles of trails, such as the Big Tree Trail, wind around pristine forests and to mountaintops, observation towers and waterfalls. Hike to El Toro Peak at about 3,500 feet (1,100 meters) and Yokahú Tower for far-reaching views. Swim in the pools of Juan Diego Falls and La Mina Falls.

Travel north and discover sun-soaked beaches along the Atlantic Ocean shoreline. Among them are Playa las Picuas and the private Bahia Beach and Coco Beach. East along the coast are Playa Fortuna, Playa Azul and Balneario Monserrate.

Play a round of golf at world-class courses. Tee off between lakes, mountains and the ocean at Coco Beach Golf and Country Club. Challenge the holes at the Bob Holoman-designed Berwind Country Club and the Bahia Beach Resort and Golf Club.

Río Grande is 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan. Get here by flying to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and renting a car. Resort hotels and guesthouses provide options for accommodations along the coastline.

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort
Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
6000 Rio Mar Boulevard, Rio Grande
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $299 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 11
Located in Rio Grande, this beachfront resort is connected to the convention center, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Wyndham Rio Mar Casino, and within 6 mi (10 km) of ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (971 reviews)
"I love it, clean environment, beautiful place, and friendly staff especially Carlos Sanchez from courser, he’s really nice. Can’t wait to go back. It’s a little expensive but is worthy"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort
Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
4 out of 5
200 Coco Beach Blvd. Highway 955-I, Rio Grande
The price is $339 per night from Jul 6 to Jul 6
This Rio Grande resort is on the beach, 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Coco Beach Golf and Country Club, and within 9 mi (15 km) of El Yunque National Forest and Carabali ...
3.9/5Very Good! (434 reviews)
"I LOVE IT THE RESTAURANTS"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico
5 out of 5
State Road 187 Kilometer 4.2, Rio Grande
The price is $1,299 per night from Jul 25 to Jul 25
Nestled on the beach, this Rio Grande resort is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Bahia Beach and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind. Luquillo Beach and Playa ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (280 reviews)
"It’s was absolutely gorgeous. It was very tropical and my family loved the pool. The staff was also very friendly especially the girls serving at the pool and the restaurant by the pool, and Noel too! We can’t wait to go again."

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2021

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
El Yunque Rainforest Banana Room
El Yunque Rainforest Banana Room
Rio Grande
The price is $100 per night from Jul 1 to Jul 1
Situated in Rio Grande, this vacation home is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from El Yunque National Forest and within 6 mi (10 km) of Coco Beach Golf and Country Club and ...
1/5 (1 review)
Scam
"Liers. The photo does not match the hut where they put me, no running water inside, no bathroom but a latrin in open air. It rained and water enter the hut, that on top of that smelled like cats and hair. They should be banned for false advertising"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

El Yunque Rainforest Banana Room
Comfortable, Affordable, Short Drive to Beach, Rainforest, and Shopping
Comfortable, Affordable, Short Drive to Beach, Rainforest, and Shopping
Rio Grande, Río Grande
Situated in Rio Grande, this apartment building is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Bahia Beach and within 6 mi (10 km) of El Yunque National Forest and Estudio de Arte ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"The property manager was very nice and the place was nicely ready with everything i needed"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Comfortable, Affordable, Short Drive to Beach, Rainforest, and Shopping
Spectacular Viila Mar at Rio Mar Resort
Spectacular Viila Mar at Rio Mar Resort
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
This family-friendly Rio Grande apartment building is located on the beach, 1 mi (1.7 km) from Wyndham Rio Mar Casino, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Luquillo Beach ...
Spectacular Viila Mar at Rio Mar Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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