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Ritz-Carlton to Open New Luxury Brand in Puerto Rico in Early December

By Anne Dimon

Poolside at Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton.

When the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, opens in Puerto Rico in early December, it will be the first property in the Americas to fly the flag of the new Ritz-Carlton luxury brand, The Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

Located 15 miles west of San Juan, the Dorado Beach property will offer a secluded beachfront location, 115 guestrooms and suites and highly personalized guest service.

The average staff-to-guest ratio will be 2:1 and higher. For VIPs, the original plantation hacienda, restored to its 1920s grandeur, will serve as a four-bedroom beachfront villa.

Moreover, the property will include the first restaurant outside the U.S. for acclaimed chef Jose Andres; the five-acre Spa Botanico, with 12 spa treatment pavilions and Treehouse treatment platforms; and lush private gardens.

The first hotel in the new top-tier portfolio opened in Phalay, Thailand, in 2010.

Additional locations are slated for Similan Beach, Thailand; San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico; Tamuda Bay, Morocco and Muscat, Oman.

Visit the Dorado Beach property’s site




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