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5 Places to Experience First Class Wellness in Puerto Rico

5 Places to Experience First Class Wellness in Puerto Rico

Nestled among the breathtaking landscapes of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico offers a sanctuary for those seeking rejuvenation of the mind, body, and soul. From lush rainforests to pristine beaches, the island’s natural beauty provides the perfect backdrop for first class wellness in Puerto Rico. Whether you’re in search of holistic healing, yoga and meditation, or simply a tranquil space to unwind, Puerto Rico boasts a variety of wellness retreats that promise to nourish and invigorate your spirit. Here are five Puerto Rico wellness retreats that offer a unique opportunity to disconnect, recharge, and embark on a journey towards holistic well-being.


Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico

Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico

At the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve,the motto is “doing nothing means everything”.  Steps away from the water with a perfect backdrop of the El Yunque rainforest, this is the place to be if your idea of wellness is a perfectly manicured property, spa services, dips in the pool, and leisurely outdoor activities like snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding,  tennis, pickleball, or golf.

The 11,000 square foot Rainforest Spa is not your typical spa. Here, they use powerful healing properties found in the Rainforest, where trained practitioners combine the healing power from medicinal plants and the power of human touch. The Rainforest Spa brings together the elements of air, water, fire and earth to offer treatments to cater to just about any desire or need. The holistic treatments are inspired by ancient healing traditions, such as aromatherapy massages, volcanic mud wraps, and rejuvenating facials using locally sourced ingredients from Puerto Rico. Afterwards, spend time in a poolside cabana, breathe in the fresh air and connect with the natural surrounds.

Casa Alternavida

If you are looking for a boutique full service, all-inclusive wellness center, Casa Alternavida is for you. With a location between the sea and the El Yunque National Forest,  Casa Alternavida is the place to go for personalized transformational experiences in a safe, rejuvenating space. Founded by Yancy Wright, the cozy property features seven themed rooms, communal spaces, rooftop, workshop spaces, reflection room, garden and more. Yancy and the team work together to support mindset shifts, reduce stress, anxiety and overwhelm to recalibrate and return to a more fulfilling life. Stays include daily organic meals, guided adventures, movement classes, and more. Additional bespoke experiences include massage, meditation, breathwork, or fire ceremony, which all can access new realms of healing.



Dreamcatcher by DW

If a boho beach vibe is more your thing, head to the heart of San Juan to award-winning Dreamcatcher boutique hotel. As the capital’s only vegetarian hotel, the charming property has 19 bespoke rooms, with outdoor terraces and outdoor showers. This is the place to enjoy a slower paced stay, sip on a local fruit juice and stargaze in the evening. Steps from the beach, Dreamcatcher offers à la carte wellness offerings like in-room massage, group yoga, and one-on-one yoga instruction. Don’t miss out on dinner at Aovara, which uses all locally grown fruits and vegetables for their plant-based prix fixe dinners and brunch on weekends.


Finca Victoria

Head over to the neighboring island of Vieques to one of the highest points of the island to vegan hotel Finca Victoria for the ultimate in rejuvenation. Surrounded by nature, this is the perfect place to experience an extensive menu of wellness options including Ayurvedic therapies, Western massage, Chinese medicine, water therapy, weight loss programs, astrology chart readings. The Panchakarma package  is a Ayurvedic detox tailored to each person, with an option to choose from a 5, 7, or 10 day stay that will detox, cleanse, purify and rejuvenate your system while restoring balance. With a varied option to choose accommodations ranging from treehouses, cabins, houses and a vintage airstream.



Fairmont El San Juan

If luxury and wellness is on your agenda, head to San Juan to Isla Verde Beach, where the Fairmont El San Juan has long been a hideaway for jetsetters.  The Wellness Group Package (for groups of 20 or more) offers everything you need to restore and rejuvenate. Choose from morning meditation sessions, sunset yoga, singing bowl therapy, IV drips, Himalayan Salt Stone Massage, and more.