Royal Isabela

Top 9 Instagram-Worthy Hotels in Puerto Rico

Give your friends major “FOMO” when your vacation photos show up on social.

Whether it’s their spectacular design, stunning scenery or a beautiful pool, these hotels will have you captioning #NoFilterNeeded. So, pack your bag, charge your phone and plan a visit to some of Puerto Rico’s most Instagrammable accommodations.

Balanced on a dramatic cliff overlooking the ocean The Royal Isabela's limestone walls and small ruins evoke the feeling of stepping back in time.

Serafina Beach Hotel

Serafina Beach Hotel

San Juan

Social. Sexy. Serafina. Their slogan says it all… and it’s accurate. Visit this playful, chic boutique hotel and get immediate beach-house vibes from the tropical shades of blue and sea-glass greens. This beachfront hideaway offers posh amenities, an atrium-style lobby and a glamorous pool deck that will have you striking a pose from the minute you arrive. Located in the center of Condado, this hotel embodies the sun and surf culture of the area.

O:live Boutique Hotel

O:live Boutique Hotel

San Juan

Inspired by the “Art de Vivre” (the art of living), the luxurious design at O:live Boutique evokes a blend of Moroccan, Spanish and Italian influences with a Caribbean twist. Every detail aims to capture “the old, the new and the unforgettable” in a memorable setting. Every suite has a private terrace and a hand-carved stone outdoor shower. Its rooftop is a gem, including a bar overlooking the lagoon and furniture made from 100-year-old reclaimed wood. The hashtags will write themselves.

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El Convento

El Convento

San Juan

Elegant, timeless and romantic. This colonial-style hotel showcases an Old World charm. Hotel El Convento was a convent for 252 years, but now the upscale hotel features authentic 17th-century Spanish architecture that gives the guest the illusion of stepping back in time without sacrificing modern amenities. Sit back and snap a selfie on its veranda terrace that overlooks the San Juan Bay and nearby Cathedral.

The Dreamcatcher

The Dreamcatcher

San Juan

Homey and enchanting are two words that best describe The Dreamcatcher Vegetarian Bed and Breakfast. Decorated with eclectic collections of antiques and art that create a deluxe, yet comfy ambiance, this is the spot to enjoy a mindful moment. You’ll find dreamcatchers at almost every turn, along with Buddha statues, bountiful hammocks, yoga classes and vegetarian breakfasts, which all lend to the peaceful environment where you are sure to capture cool images.

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Comfortable furniture situated on the terrace of one of the resort's villas

Copamarina Beach Resort

Guánica

The epitome of elegance meets tropical hideaway at the Copamarina Beach Resort. Surrounded by Guánica’s Dry Forest, this resort is the quintessential blissful escape. Enjoy views of the property’s lush grounds filled with towering palms, flaming flamboyant trees, and tumbles of violet and burnt-orange bougainvillea. Many of the large, simply-designed rooms have double doors opening onto balconies overlooking the crescent-shaped beach.

Hix Island House

Hix Island House

Vieques

Can you say eco-chic? At Hix Island, the outdoors become indoors. Trade winds drift through the open glassless windows, draped balconies and outdoor showers are all part of the charm of the 19 self-contained lofts that make up this unique spot. Deriving from the Japanese Wabi Sabi philosophy, the minimalist apartments feature built-in concrete dining tables, desks and platform beds. Charge your soul – and your phone – and be sure to capture every moment.

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A woman walks down a path surrounded by palm trees and other vegetation near the hotel

St. Regis Bahia Beach

Río Grande

Renovated and alluring. If you’re all about natural aesthetics, the newly remodeled St. Regis Bahia Beach will surely catch your eye. The tones of whites and blues complement the ocean and are juxtaposed by a lush tropical setting. Décor includes exposed wood beams, refined furniture and elegant terraces. It’s the place where the rainforest meets the beach, so be ready to bask in beautiful surroundings.

Royal Isabela

Royal Isabela

Isabela

This is a “must see to believe” kind of resort. Balanced on a dramatic cliff overlooking the ocean, your followers will get a stream of stunning sunsets, epic natural backdrops and lush flora. The Royal Isabela's limestone walls and small ruins evoke the feeling of stepping back in time. You’ll also find villas here with private pools, if you want to really escape from everything (except a couple of good friends) without sacrificing comfort.

Dorado Reserve

Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Dorado

At this secluded oceanfront wonder, your friends back home will be jealous when they see the pictures of your trip. A Five-Star reserve with an emphasis on sustainability and environmental stewardship, The Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton blurs the borders between luxurious accommodations and loving Mother Nature. The design is inspired by its surroundings, creating a relaxing sanctuary hidden in a pristine corner of Puerto Rico. It’s truly a picture-perfect hotel.

 

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