Río 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.

Where to stay in Río Grande

Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
4 out of 5
200 Coco Beach Blvd. Highway 955-I, Río Grande, 00745
The price is $298 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 5
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Río Grande. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools, and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4/5 Very Good! (829 reviews)
"All the staff was very friendly and helpful. The guest rooms were very spacious and clean. The pools were also very nice with the exception of stepping on cups in the pool because guest could not properly dispose of them from the pool bar. The restaurants were good. 787 Prime was our favorite meal ..."

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2022

Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
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, Río Grande, 00745-6100
The price is $369 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 12
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Río Grande. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,013 reviews)
"Beautiful location"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2022

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort
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, Río Grande, 00745
The price is $649 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Río Grande. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and a golf course. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (313 reviews)
"Excellent in all aspects."

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

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 - Relaxing Ocean Breeze and Fun- Rio Grande
El Yunque - Relaxing Ocean Breeze and Fun- Rio Grande
Río Grande, FL
Stay at this family-friendly condo in Río Grande. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a water park. Popular attractions Luquillo Beach and Wyndham Rio Mar ...
5/5 Exceptional! (8 reviews)
"The host, Leyda, was very communicative. Answered me very quickly via phone and text. Location was easy to locate via GPS and security gate guard was very helpful as well. Would love to stay there again."

Reviewed on May 30, 2022

El Yunque - Relaxing Ocean Breeze and Fun- Rio Grande
Beachfront Paradise In PR, For Adventure Seeking Travelers... Or Just To Relax
Beachfront Paradise In PR, For Adventure Seeking Travelers... Or Just To Relax
Río Grande, Río Grande
Stay at this beach apartment in Río Grande. Enjoy a beach locale, WiFi, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the pool in our reviews. Popular attractions Luquillo ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (79 reviews)
Pleasant surprise
"The location of this property is excelent. I live in Puerto Rico and know the area where it is located. The apartment was perfectly clean, properly furnished and all in working condition. The buildings and surrounding areas were well taken care of. The beach is two steps away. We found sanddollars ..."

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2022

Beachfront Paradise In PR, For Adventure Seeking Travelers... Or Just To Relax
The Best Oceanfront Villa in Puerto Rico
The Best Oceanfront Villa in Puerto Rico
Río Grande, Puerto Rico
Stay at this apartment in Río Grande. Enjoy a beach locale, onsite parking, and barbecue grills. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Perfect location great view pool beach. Communication with owner.
"Really nice stay. Apartment is a little dated but very nice host touches (nice towels, wine, great beach chairs and accessories). Very enjoyable stay - would come again no question. Thank you!"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

The Best Oceanfront Villa in 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.

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