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Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Hotel Review: With a stunning location surrounded by coral reefs and tropical forest, Puerto Rico’s Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is nothing short of an island paradise. There’s plenty of room for guests to spread out --- the spacious property spans 50 acres, and the resort itself houses 115 guest rooms and suites each boasting either a balcony beach view or a walk-out patio that leads right onto the sand. Nestled on the former estate of Laurance S. Rockefeller, the 50-year-old resort draws upon a rich legacy of eco-friendly design principles to showcase the region’s abundant natural resources. For the utmost privacy, secluded beachside residences range from two to five bedrooms, with airy patios, infinity pools, ocean views and high-tech kitchens. The opulent four-bedroom Su Casa villa spoils visitors with 8,000 square feet of lavishly appointed space. Mi Casa by José Andrés serves farm-fresh avant-garde fare, and guests can make the most of the lush setting by enjoying al fresco meals and cocktails with Puerto Rican flair at Encanto Beach Club Bar and Grill overlooking tranquil Caribbean waters. The on-site Spa Botánico pampers with botanical-based massages, facials and skincare treatments.