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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
595 reviews
Amazing

Best vacay ive had!!!!! The staff was amazing and so helpful See full review

  • Danijela
  • Sep 1, 2014
Muy Bueno!

Even though our flight was a little late our transportation was there to take us. The hotel was... See full review

  • vijor
  • Aug 31, 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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Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa Rooms

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.
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.

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

ROOM SERVICE
24-Hour room service available in your room.
Eat Refresh Live Cafe
An array of freshly baked cookies, pastries and desserts, complemented by specialty coffee drinks and other beverages.
TIKI BAR
Beachside tiki hut specializing in fruity tropical beverages, beautiful ocean view and live music.
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
Outdoor poolside dining seasoned by calypso beach music and ocean views serving lunch and dinner.
PALIO
AAA Four Diamond Restaurant featuring classic Northern Italian Cuisine.
THE GRILLE ROOM
Featuring delectable steaks and seafood dishes at the Rio Mar Clubhouse.

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 (595)

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

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
595 out of 595
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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Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
STLTOM
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
Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ankit Mittal
New York
Sep 7, 2014

Stay at grand rio mar

This was nice hotel with all amenities...the location was good only one thing that can be improved is restaurant timings. They get closed at 10pm which is too early.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

close to rain forest

Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bronx66
Roseville, California
Sep 1, 2014

Wyndham

Hotel was nice, parking garage needs better lighting, & remodel. Parking garage elevator was broken for about 1/2 our stay - long walk to and from garage. Tiki restaurant on beach closes the kitchen @ 6pm (really!?) The hotel sits on the beach with awesome view, unfortunately it's a long drive from main road & roads on facility are poorly lit and very narrow. If you plan on staying @ the beach your entire vacation, it's great but very expensive to eat & drink there. The hotel is far from most sight-seeing attractions. So make sure you rent a car if you plan on going off-site.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Iguana Club - 5 star food & quality! Service was a little slow but the food & people were OUTSTANDING! The Puerto Rican meals are authentic & my highest compliments to the chef!

Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Danijela
Nyc
Sep 1, 2014

Amazing

Best vacay ive had!!!!! The staff was amazing and so helpful

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
vijor
Dallas, Tx
Aug 31, 2014

Muy Bueno!

Even though our flight was a little late our transportation was there to take us. The hotel was beautiful and our room had just be remodeled and had a balcony with a view of the pool and the ocean, perfect. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing. What else can I say but that we would go back and do it again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

rented a car for the day and went to old San Juan and the rain forest. Parking was quite difficult in Old San Juan be prepared.

Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Va super mom
Virginia
Aug 24, 2014

Great location, average resort

We had booked the rainforest view room and it was comfortable and clean. For a four star hotel, I would have expected fridge but it was extra. The rooms were cleaned every day and towels replaced. The staff were friendly. The tv in the room was small with poor reception. The restaurants in the hotel were very pricey and the food was average except for Palio which was the most expensive. The resort itself is out of the way and you definitely need a car which we rented from kthe airport. Drivers is Puerto Rico are reckless and I would recommend buying car insurance while booking for peace of mind. The cars also have dings so make sure to note them before taking the car. Also get the toll pass .The location of the hotel is good for visiting nearby attractions like rainforest and loquillo beach. We also took the ferry to culebra and had a nice time at the beach there which is absolutely beautiful. We visited the fort in San Juan and also the casa Bacardi which were interesting trips. The outlet mall in pr 66 has a nice food court with variety of choices so do go there. We also went to Richies which was pricey but the food and the views were great. We did ziplining which was fun. The resort itself has no activity. The pool is average and closes way too early. The beach is adjacent but one can't swim in it. Wish breakfast would have been included in the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Rainforest was beautiful and we enjoyed the hike and the swim in the waterfall.

Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
nicki Lopez
Philadelphia, pa
Aug 19, 2014

dissappointed

The water got turned off without being given a heads up and when asking how long before the issue was resolved the staff said she doesn't know and this happens alot. The resort is in a secluded area and food is expensive. 26.00 ( including all taxes and gratuity) for eggs, home fries, and bacon is flat out ridiculous. Water was 4.00 a bottle. .My first day housekeeping showed up after 6pm even after calling several times they still came late. The tiki bar closed at 6 and the restaurants on site are not going to be open on some days, which limits you to choosing meals..The overall resort is gorgeous, but the room is average and I recommend getting a rental car. The rainforest tour is actually free but advertising showed 65 per person ( the fee is for transportation). Be sure to ask questions because there is a lot of misinformation given and hidden fees. Stop at the market called Amigos on your way there and rent a refrigerator for water, juice, fruits, etc. Especially if you have kids. This is very family oriented so you will want to go to San Juan if you're looking for night life.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
1
Value:
2
Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
lucky7aj
New York, NY, USA
Aug 19, 2014

Great semi hidden gem

This hotel was basically perfect in most ways. The food is way above average(but then again so is the price of the food). We had dinner at shimas(asian cuisine) one night, and at palios(italian) the next night. We had breakfast once at Marbellas (it was great) and at the little cafe the rest of the days. The drinks at the tiki bar as well as the bar lounge were delicious and not so pricey that I lost my mind. The beach was clean and secluded but the waves were a bit rougher than I'm used to while on vacation. We were also given a free breakfast one day as well as $25 meal vouchers for dinner. You have to pay to self park and that I'm a bit unaccustomed to($15 plus tax a day). I did not gamble but I did happen to take a walk through the casino. Underwhelming but nice. If you have ever been to Vegas or even AC then you'll agree with me on that. About the onlu complaint that I could log is that their credit card machines sometimes wouldn't work at the tiki bar so I couldn't use my debit card to make drink and or food purchases(they also don't accept cash out there). They will however make the charges to your room. Overall it was the best hotel I've had the pleasure of being a guest of while in Puerto Rico. I would highly recommend !

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

If you want a decent steak for a good price head on over to desperados.

Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
familyoffourinDC
Washington, DC
Aug 19, 2014

Just OK

This hotel is OK. They advertise 10 restaurants; there are more like 3 open per night. Food in the restaurants is good, not great, and overpriced but I think that is typical for a big resort like this. Shuttle to/from airport is $35/person! For a family of 4, a cab is cheaper. Very little entertainment on site aside from the pol and beach. Not a bad place, but you can do better.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
FlatbushPrince
Brooklyn , New York
Aug 18, 2014

Amazing Experience

Let me start of by saying EVERY SINGLE encounter I had with the staff was excellent. Everything I experienced at the hotel was almost perfect . We stayed there 8 nights so it was expensive . I read reviews about how expensive the food was , and honestly it wasn't that bad and believe me I'm the type of guy to finds the deals and saves money and in from Brooklyn New York .... Lol ... At the end of everything out bill was about 600$ for 8 nights we are at all of the restaurants there expect for Palio the iltalian restaurant . The best retardant was Malbarow and Shimss .. The excursions are super expensive when you book it through the hotel . The beach was excellent as we'll. I read a couple of reviews that it was dirty , some parts were just filled with beach dirt what I mean is shells logs etc. not really garbage trash

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Just google the excursions from websites much cheaper

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