The Best Puerto Rico Family Hotels

by Santorini Dave • Updated: December 9, 2018

Good beach hotel for families in Puerto Rico.

Kid-friendly beach at El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico.

The 11 Best Resorts for Families in Puerto Rico

1. El Conquistador Resort – A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Scenic oceanside resort, set on a 300-foot cliff offering chic two-bedroom suites with picture perfect ocean views (group of 8). Facilities include a private marina, more than 20 restaurants and bars, 3 pools, tennis courts, and a water park . Old resort, but well maintained, Offers many activities such as horse rides, golfing, a ferry to the Palomino island and many activities on the island such as catamaran rides. Hotel Phone: +1-787-863-1000

2. Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa

Sprawling, 500-acre resort featuring rooms with traditional Puerto Rican architecture with breathtaking views of the El Yunque rainforest or ocean or pool. The Margaritaville side of the resort is more dynamic with bars, games and pools. Ask for upper level rooms with balconies. Resort has a kids’ playground, 10 restaurants, 2 oceanfront pools, 2 golf courses and 2 nature reserves. Activities include water sports, a casino and seasonal activities like iguana feeding and sea turtle nesting. Hotel Phone: +1-787-888-6000

3. The Condado Plaza Hilton

Stylish ,oceanfront hotel overlooking both the Condado lagoon & the Atlantic ocean, offering lovely rooms (for family of 4) with floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies. Ocean view rooms and corner suites have the best views. Many high-end restaurants, eateries, bars and shopping are within walking distance. Has direct beach access, many water sports, an underwater reef snorkeling tail, kid’s game room and 4 pools. Hotel Phone: +1-787-721-1000

4. InterContinental San Juan

Upscale beachfront hotel on Playa de Isla Verde beach (the nicest beach in the San Juan area) that offers modern rooms (family of 4) with balconies. There’s a games room for kids & playground; 4 restaurants and bars (including a beachfront cafe and a swim-up bar). Many restaurants and stores are within walking distance. Hotel Phone: +1-787-791-6100

5. Courtyard by Marriott Aguadilla

Offering simple, 2-bedroom suites (families of 4), this hotel is a 10 minute walk to Surfer’s beach. It’s only 1.6 km away from the Rafael Hernández Airport so request rooms away from the airport side. Amenities include a casino, outdoor kids pool with water slide, many water activities, game room, on-site restaurant and bar. For swimming Crashboat beach (10 minute drive) is better than Surfer’s beach. Las Cascadas Water Park is 8 km away. Hotel Phone: 1-787-658-8000.

6. Marriott San Juan Resort & Stellaris Casino

Overlooking the Condado beach, this sophisticated luxury resort offers cute rooms (up to 4 people) with views of the city, ocean or pool, from its furnished balconies. Opt for ocean view rooms on the 6th floor or higher for unblocked views. Has 2 outdoor swimming pools with waterslides and whirlpool, 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a casino. There are a lot of restaurants and bars in the area. Old San Juan is a 5 minute taxi ride away. Hotel Phone: +1 787-722-7000

7. Caribe Hilton San Juan

Set on 17 acres of lush tropical gardens, the Caribe Hilton offers great 2-bedroom suites with lagoon views (family of 5 or 6). Best rooms are those in the main tower & the Condada villas for spaciousness. Hotel has its own lovely lagoon, 9 on-site restaurants oceanfront pools with pool cabanas, kids’ pool, two whirpools, scuba diving, snorkeling, video arcade, mini golf, kids’ playground, kids’ Paradise club and tennis courts. Also has on-site tropical gardens and a bird sanctuary with peacocks. Close to the historic Old San Juan town. Hotel Phone: 1-787-721-0303

8. Casablanca Hotel San Juan

Quaint, Spanish-style boutique hotel featuring artistic 2-bedroom suites up to 4 people) with period furniture and balconies. 2 children under 12 (up to 2 per room) can stay with their parents for free. Ask for rooms with windows or balcony rooms facing Calle Fortaleza. Good central location in old San Juan, steps away from the Old San Juan Cruise Ship terminal, close to historic forts, restaurants and bars. Many tourist hotspots are a short walk away. Hotel Phone: +(787) 725-3436

9. Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan

Steps away from Isla Verde beach, this inn offers spacious suites with 2 double beds (up to 5 people). Great location with Old San Juan, museums, parks, shopping, restaurants and casinos within walking distance. Pool side rooms and rooms away from the airport side are more quiet. Has an outdoor swimming pool with whirlpool and a swim-up pool bar. Hotel Phone: +1-787-791-8777

10. La Terraza Hotel

Boutique hotel featuring charming suites (family of 6) sporting balconies or patios, decorated in 19th-century Colonial style with stained glass panels. Upgrades get you kitchens. Has a roof-top terrace overlooking San Juan Bay and a rooftop plunge pool with city views. Hotel is within walking distance of many of San Juan attractions. Hotel Phone: +1-787-722-2014

11. Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort

Elegant, beachfront resort offering airy suites with ocean views (up to 6 people) with patios/balconies. Has beach access, a 27-hole golf course, a casino, 4 restaurants & 3 bars, 2 pools, whirlpool & water slide and kids’ entertainment. Resort is 10 minutes from downtown Ponce. As there are no restaurants or shopping areas within walking distance, guests need a car/taxi to get to Ponce. Hotel Phone: +1-787-259-7676

12. Hyatt Place Manati

Modern hotel offering sleek rooms (up to 6 people) with pull-out sofas. Offers free shuttles to destinations within a 5 mile radius. Has an outdoor pool and a free breakfast buffet. Good location for day trips to the Toro Verde Nature Adventure Zipline Park, the Arecibo Observatory, and the Camuy Caves. Hotel Phone: +1-787-854-1000

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