Eco resorts offer the perfect mix of comfort, luxury and beauty.
Mountains, sandy beaches, mangrove reserves, dry forests, coral reefs, bio bays and tropical rainforests are some of the environments that you can experience in Puerto Rico’s eco resorts.
I grew up on the island, so I know the best places for your stay.
In this article, I will cover the 10 best eco-resorts in Puerto Rico:
Located on the foothills of El Yunque National Forest, Yuquiyú Treehouses permits guests to live out their childhood dreams of dwelling high in a rainforest’s canopy.
This resort is quintessential for couples who want to connect with the Taino ways of life and seek a more indigenous, spiritual getaway.
Due to its location, guests can enjoy great natural excursions, including visiting Luquillo, El Yunque, and La Cordillera, and activities like snorkeling, hiking, and petroglyph sighting.
Yuquiyú Treehouses is a fantastic option for couples seeking a quiet, simple romantic getaway.
Check out Yuquiyú Treehouses in the following video:
For more information, visit the Yuquiyú Treehouses website.
Learn about the area in our article El Yunque National Forest – All You Need To Know.
Finca Victoria prioritizes holistic and sustainable modes of living.
Each room is crafted and decorated with local artwork.
The resort counts two-and-a-half-acres of greenery filled with fruits, vegetables, and cacti.
This eco-resort offers an all-inclusive experience. Guests can enjoy an am complimentary yoga class and farm-to-table vegan breakfast.
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In addition, spend the day at the natural water pool, visit the communal pavilion, explore the edible garden, and shop for local products at the boutique store, gallery, and apothecary.
It is perfect for those seeking a holistic retreat.
Check out Finca Victoria in the following video:
For booking information, visit the Finca Victoria website.
Read up on the area in our article Vieques – All You Need To Know.
The epitome of eco-resorts, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, prioritizes symbiotic living between guests and the surrounding nature.
This award-winning reserve provides its guests with 50 acres of untarnished wilderness, featuring unforgettable sea and land experiences, lecture and nature exploration for the whole family, a golf course, and a botanical spa.
For those seeking a culinary experience, this eco-resort has one of the largest wine lists in the Caribbean, a Taino and Spanish fusion restaurant, and culinary centers where you can put your taste and skills to the test.
This resort is perfect for those seeking a secluded, elegant experience.
Here’s a short video of Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve:
For more information, visit Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve website.
Learn about this town in our article Dorado – All You Need To Know.
Beautiful during the day and night, Hacienda Verde Tahití is located on a dragon fruit, palm tree, and hay farm.
During the day, guests can enjoy strolling through the fields, touring the farm, and visiting Cabo Rojo’s eco-attractions: beaches, mountains, bio bay, and dry forest.
At night, enjoy the phenomenal stargazing.
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Hacienda Verde Tahití offers two charming rooming options; guests can choose between a rustic cottage or a glamping site.
Here’s a short video of Hacienda Verde Tahití:
This resort is perfect for friends or family to enjoy together.
For more information, visit the Hacienda Verde Tahití webpage.
Read up on the area in our article Cabo Rojo – All You Need To Know.
As the name entails, Mont Carpe Diem is designed for guests to escape monotony and “seize the day.”
This eco-resort in Bayamón values casual luxury. You can explore the vast forest grounds and still feel at home.
This resort is ideal for those seeking a private, quiet outdoor experience just an hour outside of San Juan.
Below is a short video of Mont Carpe Diem:
For booking information, visit the Mont Carpe website.
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort offers a spacious, minimalist approach to luxury.
Located between El Yunque Natural Forest and Espíritu Santo River State Reserve, this resort offers 485 acres of exploration, relaxation, and splendor.
This resort prioritizes human connection with oneself, nature, and others. That’s why they offer an array of communal and lone activities, like nature trails, aquatic excursions, and golfing to award-winning spa treatments.
This resort is ideal for those seeking a more modern, glamorous experience.
Here’s a short video of St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort:
For more information, visit the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort website.
Royal Isabela connects guests with the best of Caribbean living; fantastic farm-to-table service, villas with private pools and terraces, and aquatic and terrestrial sports, activities, and excursions.
Royal Isabela also has an 18-hole world-class tournament golf course.
This eco-resort covers 500 acres of Isabela, a town known as the “Garden of the Northwest” for its array of wildflowers. Besides lush greenery, Isabela is a famous surfing town.
This resort is best for those seeking a perfect balance between fun and leisure.
Below is a short video of Royal Isabela:
For more information, visit the Royal Isabela website.
Read up on the area in our article Isabela – All You Need To Know.
Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa offers half a mile of private sandy white beaches, tranquil crystalline waters, and 20 acres of land to discover.
This resort provides beachside massages, watersports, private beachside dinners, private sunset cruises, world-class dining, and nightly campfires.
Tranquility is sacred in this resort, followed by enjoyment. Perfect for families seeking a lovely getaway!
Here’s a short video of Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa:
For more information, visit the Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa website.
Learn all about the surrounding area in our article Guánica – All You Need To Know.
HIX Island House is a mindful, architecturally creative, and environmentally conscious 13-acre eco-resort.
Inspired by nature, each lodging building is inspired by a geometric shape; casa redonda (circle), casa triangular (triangle), and casa rectangular (rectangle).
Inspired by the simplicity of nature, HIX Island House values minimalism and powers its facilities with renewable energy. Their crown jewel of sustainability? That would be Casa Solaris, the first fully solar-powered hotel on the island.
This place is ideal for those seeking to go off the grid.
Below is a short video of HIX Island House:
For more information, visit the HIX Island House website.
HIX Island House is located on the island of Vieques, a short ferry ride off the coast of Puerto Rico. The island is home to the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay, which you can read about in our article Mosquito Bay – All You Need To Know.
The iconic El Conquistador Resort is one of the most celebrated resorts on the island.
Its fame lies in the resort’s magnificent facilities and amenities, such as the Coqui Waterpark, golf course, international restaurants, and their private Palomino Island.
Besides their in-house offerings, El Conquistador can help guests book tours to enjoy the nearby attractions: bio bay tours, El Yunque National Forest, and Hacienda Carabalí, among others.
This resort is perfect for those seeking a fun, ecological, luxurious stay.
Here’s a short video of El Conquistador Resort:
For more information, visit the El Conquistador Resort website.
Read up on the areas most popular eco-attraction, Laguna Grande Bio Bay.
Eco resorts focus on being environmentally friendly, and nature-inclusive, and offer sustainable lodging. Eco resorts preserve and promote the stunning ecosystems they inhabit.
The best eco-resort near the capitol is Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve (approximately 30 min drive), followed by St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Wyndham Grand Río Grande, El Conquistador, and the Yuquiyú Treehouses at about an hour drive.
Eco resorts provide sustainable luxury and an unforgettable way to experience nature.
Puerto Rico has an eco-resort for every budget, style and need. Regardless of where you go, remember to take in your surroundings, partake in activities and relax.
If you are looking for more resort options, then check out our article 30 Best Resorts In Puerto Rico.
If you need help deciding which area to stay, then read our article Where To Stay In Puerto Rico – 12 Best Places & Areas.
Writer at PuertoRico.com. I was born and raised in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. I know all the ins and outs of the island. For 22 years, I’ve tasted, seen, experienced, and explored most of Puerto Rico’s gems. I still have many road trips planned for all of the things that I’ve yet to experience in Puerto Rico.