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Things to Do in Dorado

Balneario Manuel Morales is one of the most popular beaches in the North. 

Strike gold in this luxury-minded town on the northern coast.

With a name that literally means “golden,” it’s safe to say that Dorado is one of the most luxurious destinations in Puerto Rico. Between its mesmerizing golden coastline, lavish resort, and three immaculate Robert Trent Jones-designed golf courses, Dorado is the first choice of those seeking relaxation, privacy, and plenty of stunning natural beauty.

Just 15 miles (24 km) west of San Juan, Dorado is a vibrant town with much to explore, including museums, historic homes, and unspoiled beaches. Whether you’re checking in for the week or just visiting for the day, here’s what to do in Dorado:

Learn about everything from Taíno culture to the Spanish conquest at the Museo y Centro Cultural Casa del Rey

Museo y Centro Cultural Casa del Rey

Dating back to 1823, this former Spanish garrison is now a museum that depicts the story of Puerto Rico’s early history, from the Taíno culture to the Spanish conquest.   Museo y Centro Cultural Casa del Rey also houses a lion’s share of the island’s colonial relics, including antique furniture created for the king and queen of Spain.

The Museo de Arte e Historia de Dorado.

Museo de Arte e Historia de Dorado

You’ll learn a lot about the history of Dorado at this fascinating art and archeological museum. Exhibits include items recovered from excavations near Ojo del Buey Beach, including pottery fragments, jewelry, tools, and even the bones of La India, a young female who died during pre-Taíno times. Admission is free.

Balneario Manuel Morales

With diamond dust sand and aquamarine waters, this astonishingly beautiful beach is one of the north’s most popular hangouts. Much of the shore is shaded with palms and other lush trees. You can hang your hammock, set up a small barbecue, and make a day out of your visit. There are restrooms, showers, parking spaces, and on-duty lifeguards at the beach.

Balneario Manuel Morales is one of the most popular beaches in the North.  

Ojo Del Buey Beach

Translating to “ox’s eye” in English, this beach got its name from an unusual rock formation in the shape of an ox’s head. At Ojo del Buey, you can enjoy one of Dorado’s most pristine beaches with calm waters and a laid-back atmosphere. Local legend has it that pirate Roberto Cofresí buried his treasure there, so no one will look at you funny if you decide to dig for the loot.

A golfer plays one of the two scenic golf courses at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. 

Ritz-Carlton Golf Courses

For those who share a passion for the game, three distinct Tournament Player Club golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., await at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. A PGA favorite, these three courses have challenging layouts and extraordinary scenery that are fun for players of every skill level.

The Watermill

Located inside the resort, this aquatic wonderland is fashioned after a traditional sugar mill, and features two 30-foot water slides, a lazy river with a wave machine, and multiple swimming pools. The Watermill also has a lounge area, as well as an exceptional outdoor venue for events. This immersive water park caters to all ages, and is a great place to bring the kids and enjoy a sunny day.

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Club Membership, Puerto Rico — Dorado Beach Resort

Everything you would want as part of the private Club lifestyle is here—gourmet dining options, culinary classes, championship golf courses, world-class fitness facilities, water sports and activities, eleven-mile nature trails, as well as Club Member parties and events for adults and the whole family.

A Membership To Enjoy Anytime

Dorado Beach Resort offers several membership programs. As a prestigious private golf and country club our members have access to luxurious amenities, gourmet dining, fun-in-the-sun activities, club-only special events and so much more. Contact our membership office to learn more.

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Club membership benefits include

  • Access to two 18-hole championship golf courses
  • Access to state-of-the-art fitness facility
  • Two miles of pristine tropical beaches
  • Unlimited use of golf practice facilities
  • Wide range of available group fitness classes
  • Access to Watermill Aquatic Park
  • TPC Dorado Beach Golf Academy
  • Five tennis courts, volleyball, and basketball court
  • Water sport programs and activities for all ages
  • Available locker and bag storage rooms
  • Available private, semi-private and group lessons
  • 11 miles of private biking and walking trails
  • Invitations to exclusive resort member events
  • Access to eight unique dining experiences
  • Special discounts and rewards program

Enjoy Exclusive Member Events

Here at Dorado Beach, there’s always something going on for our members to get involved with. From special golf events and tournaments, to exclusive dining experiences, there’s an event for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Host Your Event Somewhere Memorable

Dorado Beach offers the perfect venue for any occasion such as weddings, corporate retreats or client meetings. The beautiful backdrops are boundless between the Watermill Aquatic Park’s historic architecture beautiful water features, and the more intimate and private beachside setting of Barlovento,

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Dorado ( Dorado ) is a city located in the north of Puerto Rico ( Puerto Rico ). The resort is located on the Caribbean coast ( Caribbean Sea ) to the west of the city of San Juan ( San Juan ).

Beach lovers will head to Dorado Beach , which is surrounded on all sides by tropical vegetation. Vacationers who prefer an active pastime during their holidays will go diving or surfing. They will find all the equipment they need for this at Kalichee Surf Shop and Goodwinds Kitesurf Puerto Rico . Fishing enthusiasts are invited to Puerto Rico Sportfishing Charters .

Golf clubs Dorado Beach Resort & Golf Club and Dorado del Mar Golf Club are open for golfers.

Tourists who are attracted by hiking will go on a trip through the rainforest, where they can get acquainted with the picturesque nature of the region.

Vacationers who like wellness tourism will be offered to relax during the trip in the spa centers Nouvelle D’Spa and DiVine Spa .

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