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"The staff was beyond amazing!! If you go make sure you ask for Big John to service you. He has the best personality and knows all the local places to ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 29 Oct 2019

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Hotel Description

5-star beachfront resort with 2 outdoor pools

On the beach

Your stay at this Higuillar resort places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Dorado Beach East Golf Course and Balneario Manuel Morales. Also, Playa de los Tocones is within 2 miles (3 km) and Costa Dorado Beach is within 6 miles (10 km).

Poolside dining

This smoke-free resort features free water park access, a full-service spa, and 4 restaurants. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with beach cabanas and sun loungers. Bring the family and enjoy the children's club, children's pool, and kid-friendly dining.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (East Beach Ocean)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$1,096* Per night/room Sep 5 - Sep 6

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (West Beach Plunge)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Beachfront (West Beach Ocean, 2 King Beds)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (West Beach, Ground Floor)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Oceanfront (East Beach Rooftop)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (East Beach Rooftop)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

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5 out of 5
The staff was beyond amazing!! If you go make sure you ask for Big John to service you. He has the best personality and knows all the local places to go for amazing food.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 29, 2019 by Dulce Ardon

Good morning Anonymous, Greetings from Dorado! Thank you so much for choosing our beloved sanctuary for your vacation and for taking the time to write the review. I will make sure my colleague is aware he was mentioned in your review. We look forward to have you with us in the near future. Warm regards,

5 out of 5
everyone is kind and willing to help. property is beautiful overall experience is 100%

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 6, 2019 by Dulce Ardon

Good afternoon Anonymous, Greetings from Dorado! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our beloved sanctuary. We really appreciate it! We hope to see you again in the near future. Warm regards,

5 out of 5
This was without a doubt the nicest experience I have had staying at any hotel including other Ritz-Carlton properties. The service and staff were probably the highlight of the experience.

Posted by on Aug 3, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 6, 2019 by Dulce Ardon

Good afternoon Anonymous, Greetings from Dorado! Thank you so much your wonderful review. We are thankful you took the time to share your experience at our resort and hope to see you in the near future. Warm regards,

5 out of 5

Once in a lifetime experience!

I have never been more relaxed and pampered in my life. I loved every minute of my stay in this breathtaking resort. I cannot wait to go back!!!!!

Posted by , from Long Island, New York on Aug 15, 2015

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5 out of 5

Beautiful hotel with excellent service!!!

The property was beautiful!! Service was top notch!! Michael, our embajador was amazing!! So were the golf cart drivers raphael, jose. Keila, our housekeeper would make towel animals and leave little notes for my kids every evening, which they thought was super nice. We would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone!!!

Posted by , from south carolina on Jul 30, 2015

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About the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Location 100 Dorado Beach Drive, Dorado, 00646-2000

Property Features

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or kick back in the shade with cabanas (surcharge) and umbrellas. At Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 4 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a complimentary water park, a children's pool, and outdoor tennis courts. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This 5-star Dorado resort is smoke free.

  • 96 guestrooms or units
  • 4 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2012
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Convenience store
  • Garden
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free water park access
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 5
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers 96 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Signature - This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specializes in Spanish cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Encanto Beach Club - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Positivo Sand Bar - This beach bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

5 outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and a complimentary water park are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Surfing/bodyboarding on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Spa Botanico has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 250 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 165.75 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 50 and USD 150 for adults, USD 50 and USD 150 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 250 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Beach Ritz-carlton Reserve
  • Beach Ritz-carlton Reserve Hotel
  • Dorado Beach Reserve
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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is listed in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.