Isla Verde is a popular city beach resort destination in Puerto Rico, a district of the neighboring town of Carolina – just east of San Juan. Isla Verde is just 5 minutes away from the (SJU) San Juan International Airport, no vacation time is wasted. From Isla Verde, visitors will have easy access to the top attractions in the capital city of San Juan, as well as the top tours in the east region of Puerto Rico.
Isla Verde is popular among beach lovers, offering miles of light golden sand, touched by the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Choose from upscale beachfront resorts to budget-friendly hotels and small inns within walking distance to the beach (see map below). Within walking distance from most hotels, you can enjoy elegant lounges, fine and casual restaurants, dance clubs, and casinos.
Following we have listed hotels and resorts with the best reviews and ratings.
Fairmont El San Juan Hotel
From $175 - Beachfront Resort
- Traveler's Choice 2020 by TripAdvisor
+ Fairmont El San Juan
- Highlights: Luxurious spa, lounge/bars, beachfront location, lively entertainment, four pools, on-site restaurants, nightclub, full-service salon, wedding venue, meetings space, full-service spa, business center, fitness center, family services, shops, water-sports. Fully accessible accommodations, restaurants, and public areas.
- Rates: from $210
- Location: Isla Verde Beach ⎜ 6063 Av. Isla Verde, Carolina, PR 00979 ⎜ Tel: 787-791-1000
Royal Sonesta San Juan
From $150 - Beachfront Family Resort
#19 – Best Hotels in Puerto Rico by US News
+ Royal Sonesta San Juan
Royal Sonesta San Juan, given the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award, offers leisure and business travelers 398 luxury guest rooms including 22 suites. Royal Sonesta San Juan has five restaurants, a wine bar, a lobby bar, and a cafe. The Akua Spa invites guests to experience pampering and relaxation.
- Highlights: Free Wi-Fi, on-site restaurants, bars/lounges, full-service spa, outdoor pool, free children's club, 24-hour fitness center, business center, smoke-free rooms.
- Rates: from $150
- Location: Isla Verde Beach ⎜ 5961 Av. Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979 ⎜ Tel: 787-791-6100
Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort
From $135 - Beachfront Family Resort & Casino
+ 2020 Awards
#13 - Best Hotels in Puerto Rico by US News
+ Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort
The Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort is a beachfront resort at a great value for families, couples, and business travelers. The hotel offers guest rooms and spacious suites. The Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort is popular for weddings for its beach location and event venues. The location is excellent, right on Pinegrove Beach, one the most family-friendly spots for families with children, in addition to being next door to Carolina's public beach and easy access to the bicycling trail leading to Piñones.
- Highlights: Beachfront location, outdoor pool, free WiFi, fitness center, on-site restaurants, casino, bar/lounge, wedding / special event venue, meeting space.
- Rates: from $135
- Location: Isla Verde Beach ⎜ 7012 Boca de Cangrejos Avenue, Carolina, PR 00979 ⎜ Tel: 787-791-0404
San Juan Water & Beach Club Hotel
From $125 - Beachfront Hotel
- #10 – Best Hotels in Puerto Rico by US News
- Traveler’s Choice 2020 by TripAdvisor
+ San Juan Water & Beach Club Hotel
The San Juan Water & Beach Club is located on the corner of Isla Verde Beach, offering 80 guest rooms. The main highlight of this beachfront hotel is the rooftop infinity pool with ocean and city views and rooftop restaurants/bar. This hotel is an excellent wedding / special event venue and social/corporate events.
- Highlights: rooftop pool, rooftop restaurant / bar,
- Rates: from $125
- Location: Isla Verde Beach ⎜ 2 Tartak Street, Carolina, PR 00979 ⎜ Tel: 888-265-6699
Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan
From $105 - Family Friendly, walking distance to the beach
+ Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan
Great Value & Freebies - Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan is a wonderful option for couples, families, and business travelers conveniently located just 5 minutes from Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU) and a short distance from Isla Verde Beach. Lots of freebies for guests, this hotel is a great value in Isla Verde. Guests will have easy access to casinos, many restaurants, bars, lounges, more beaches in nearby towns, shopping, nightclubs, museums, and Old San Juan's world-class attractions.
- Highlights: Complimentary Wi-Fi, guest rooms, suites & accessible rooms, outdoor swimming pool with whirlpool and swim-up pool bar, live music, nonsmoking rooms, free hot breakfast, fitness center, business center, meeting space. For hassle-free beach days, guests enjoy free beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, toys. Free cocktail at the hotel's evening reception.
- Rates: from $105
- Location: Isla Verde ⎜ 6530 Av. Isla Verde, San Juan, PR 00979 ⎜ Tel: 787-791-877