10 Best Resorts in Puerto Rico for an Island-Beach Vacation, No Passport Required

Caribe Hilton

When it was time for a nap, I hopped on one of the beachfront hammocks for a much-needed siesta. 

El Conquistador Resort

It s also nearly impossible to be bored here, with daily activities, such as crafting, games of musical chairs, live music and Hula-Hoop competitions. 

San Juan Marriott  & Stellaris Casino

Spend the day enjoying the gorgeous views from one of two pool areas, including one with a 90-foot-water slide that s perfect for kiddos.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton

There s also golf, a tranquil spa and a top-rated kids club. All in all, says Lewis, the resort is very luxe without feeling pretentious. 

The St. Regis Bahia Beach

They remembered our coffee order, and our butler dropped it off at our door every morning without us even having.

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel

Meet up for a family meal at one of four stylish eateries that serve everything from tacos, burgers and wings at the Banyan Tree.

Condado Vandrbilt

While the opulent interiors, several pools and serene spa are absolutely incredible, the real star of the show here is the on-site beach club.

Hotel El Convento

The hotel is teeming with amenities, including a complimentary wine and cheese hour on the terrace, a plunge pool and heated jacuzzi overlooking.

Hacienda Tamarindo

The property isn t located directly along the sand, but the island boasts plenty of unspoiled beaches. It s also home to the Vieques National Wildlife.

Amelia Island, Florida

Some places to explore include the pedestrian-friendly Fernandina Beach, which is punctuated with Victorian.