$149 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 24, 2014 Check-out: Oct 25, 2014

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

4 stars
6000 Rio Mar Boulevard, Rio Grande, 00745-6100
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
604 reviews
Beautiful couple getaway

We had an amazing experience at the hotel as well as with the staff. Such polite and very well... See full review

  • Jessicana
  • Oct 11, 2014
Staff aims to please.

The resort is at a perfect location. Steps from a beautiful beach! Limited times for dining options... See full review

  • W.E. Degelman
  • Sep 18, 2014
Award-winning Puerto Rican resort with breathtaking views

Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa, nestled in a lush hideaway between the Atlantic Ocean and El Yunque Caribbean National Forest, both pampers and impresses guests with a wide array of amenities. Guests enjoy breathtaking ocean views, rivaled only by the tropical decor of its 600 guest rooms and 72 suites. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort, situated on a palm-lined beach backed by mountains, features championship golf, numerous dining options, three pools, conference center, and dive center.

Highlights

  • AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort
  • Championship golf courses
  • 11 restaurants and lounges
  • Watersports and dive center
  • Oceanfront Conference Center
  • Three pools and mile-long stretch of beach

Rooms

Private balconies frame peaceful views of the ocean, forest, and mountains. Rich, natural woods, Italian tile, and plush fabrics provide each guest with comfort. Guest room amenities include high-speed Internet access (fees apply), air conditioning, in-room safe, iron, mini-bar, coffeemaker, baths with marble highlights, hairdryer, and 37-inch color television with in-room movies.

Features

Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa offers a large variety of activities. Guests hit the beach or dive, snorkel, sail, or kayak. Freshwater fanatics enjoy the three pools.

 

The hotel also features two award-winning championship golf courses -- Greg Norman's River Course and Tom and George Fazio's Ocean Course -- 13 har-tru tennis courts, the Mandara Spa and fitness center, and a Kids Club.

 

For dining guests choose between 11 restaurants and lounges, offering Italian, Asian, Tex-Mex, and authentic Puerto Rican menus. At night the hotel's 7000-square-foot casino lights up to give guests a chance to win back the cost of the trip.

Transportation

  • San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (23.6 mi/38 km)

Nearby attractions

  • Old San Juan (29.5 mi/47.5 km)
  • El Yunque Rainforest (1.4 mi/2.2km)

Business

  • Oceanfront Conference Center measuring 48,000 square feet
  • Banquets and theme parties for up to 1,800
  • Professionally planned group golf and tennis events
  • High-speed Internet access (fees apply)

Policies and Fees
  • The hotel is undergoing room renovations and redesigning until 31 Jul 2014. Work schedule is from 9 AM to 5 PM, daily.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

18.3882 -65.7557
Area served
Nearby areas: San Juan, Carolina, Rio Grande, Canovanas, Luquillo, Fajardo, Ceiba, Culebra, Vieques.
Nearby airports
Just 19 miles from the Resort, the San Juan International Airport - Luis Muoz Marin (SJU).
Area description
Welcome to America's closest island paradise. Offering a perfect year-round average temperature of 82 F, exotic tropical beauty, unspoiled natural wonders, cosmopolitan service, an endless choice of recreation and convenient airline access, this is the ideal vacation destination. This is Puerto Rico, presenting the intrigue of a rich culture and the secure familiarity of the U.S. close to home. Close to perfect.

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Reviewer score 3.8 out of 5
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Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa Rooms

Ocean View
Partial Ocean view room with Wyndham Be Well bed, Bath and Body Works amenities, high-speed Internet in room available for a fee. Maximum per room: 4 adults OR 2 adults & 2 children.
Mountain View
Room features panoramic view of El Yunque Rainforest, Wyndham Be Well bed, Bath and Body Works amenities, high-speed Internet available in room for a fee. Maximum per room: 4 adults OR 2 adults & 2 children.
Ocean Front
Room features stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Wyndham Be Well bed, Bath and Body Works amenities, high-speed Internet available in room for a fee. Maximum per room: 4 adults OR 2 adults & 2 children.
Resort View -non-refundable
Traditional resort view room with Wyndham Be Well bed, Bath and Body Works amenities, high-speed Internet in room available for a fee. Maximum per room: 4 adults OR 2 adults & 2 children. ***Note: room is not-changeable, non-cancelable & non-refundable.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
General
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness Center
Casino
Spa
Golf
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Dining

PLAYERS LOUNGE
Open on weekends adjacent to the Casino.
BOLEROS LOUNGE
Tapas lounge offering tempting appetizers and late night snacks and cocktails.
SHIMAS RESTAURANT
Latin Asian fusion with live karaoke from Wednesday to Saturday.
MARBELLA
Casual, family friendly restaurant offering a variety of International cuisines in a relaxed, ocean view setting.
SEABREEZE
Mexican cuisine served poolside in a casual setting.
PALIO
AAA Four Diamond Restaurant featuring classic Northern Italian Cuisine.
LOBBY BAR
Spanish-Caribbean atmosphere with live entertainment nightly.
IGUANA'S PUB
Serving a variety of tasty specials for lunch at the 19th hole.
ROOM SERVICE
24-Hour room service available in your room.
BARISTA CAFE
An array of freshly baked pastries, desserts, complemented by specialty coffee drinks, pizza and more.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (604)

Ratings and reviews for Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
604 out of 604
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3.6

77% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ankit Mittal
Business
New York
Oct 19, 2014

Pretty good, but a little secluded

The hotel was quite alright. Pool was nice!! The family pool was a lot of fun. The room itself was good, it had a nice patio! Amenities were alright.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel is right in the national forest so you hear amazing voices inside the hotel!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jessicana
Business
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Oct 11, 2014

Beautiful couple getaway

We had an amazing experience at the hotel as well as with the staff. Such polite and very well mannered group of people. The room was amazing especially the beach front view. Love the location of the resort. I recommend this being the first choice anyone picks when traveling to Puerto Rico. I miss it already

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Cheaper alcohol, cheaper dining outside the resort. To name a few: Ricky's, Don Antonio.

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Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NoeNOE
Business
Brooklyn NY
Oct 1, 2014

Wonderful Vacation Getaway

This hotel is absolutely Gorgeous. The view was great. Everyone was very polite and the food was good. My complaint is that there isn't any Puerto Rican food on the menu in the hotel and the resort is about 40 min from the airport. Otherwise I loved my experience there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MelMike
Business
Middletown, New York
Sep 30, 2014

great place to relax

I loved it would definitely recommend to family and friends. Would definitely stay again on next vacation. Only downfall ATM on site never worked.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Alex and Carrie
Business
Orange County, CA
Sep 23, 2014

Great getaway by rainforest

We had a great time, the hotel was nice and the staff was friendly. You should have a car if you're staying here. This is a great place to stay in if you want to go to the rainforest and be between San Juan and the east coast of Puerto Rico. Food at the hotel is nothing special. We ended up going to La Familia bakery a couple miles west, great breakfast sandwiches, big enough to share and great prices. Also suggest going to Farjado on the east coast. Definitely would suggest to friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

La Familia bakery

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
W.E. Degelman
Business
Succasunna NJ
Sep 18, 2014

Staff aims to please.

The resort is at a perfect location. Steps from a beautiful beach! Limited times for dining options on site because of off season, but the staff are very friendly and accomodating since renovations in progress. Mgr. Edwin quickly put us in an Ocean Suite when we were unable to bear through a very powerful detergent odor that would not dissipate over an extended period in our booked room. The new accomodation was perfect! - especially for my wife. Rebecca (in Shimas restaurant) was an excellent server. Couldn't ask for a better place. Will definitely return in future. Resort is right next to beautiful rainforest where hiking and other activities can be enjoyed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Getting to San Juan for sightseeing and dining can be very pricey, Highly recommend renting a car. Hotel is steps from beach.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Minnesota Matty
Business
mn
Sep 14, 2014

Minnesota Matty

If your looking for a killer beach, this is the place! Huge, clean and private. Get a rental car at the airport, hotel is not close to anything but the rain forest and taxi cabs are VERY expensive and VERY sketchy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Renovator
Business
Indianapolis, in
Sep 13, 2014

Renovating

Renovated was the excuse we heard about lack of quality service. Beautiful location and view. I would go back after renovations are complete.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Rain forest is a great and no tour guide needed.

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Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jen Lynn
Business
New York, NY, USA
Sep 13, 2014

Perfect Vacation!

The hotel is getting completely remodeled so everything is brand new. The room was beautiful with a great balcony. Hotel concierge was amazing, they were so helpful in making our trip truly memorable. The pools are great and the Iguana's Pub restaurant was absolutely amazing. Be sure to get a mofongo dish. The beach is close and convenient but not the most crystal clear water. For the caribbean I was definitely disappointed. It was so affordable as a vacation package and I would highly recommend to anyone!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Get dinner at Iguana's Pub and order the skirt steak mofongo dish!

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Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
STLTOM
Business
St. Louis, Missouri
Sep 9, 2014

Great Spot, Still Renovating

Overall the place really suited our needs. Everyone was friendly and accommodating, though it did seem apparent that it was off season. There was always a restaurant open, but some nights others would be closed without much notice to us. Great deal overall.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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