Popular Tourist Destination in Puerto Rico

Why Rio Grande, Puerto Rico is one of the best places to visit in 2023!

Rio Grande is a beautiful and popular tourist destination in Puerto Rico, known for its stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and rich culture. The Wyndham Grand Rainforest, Beach & Resort is a luxurious resort located in Rio Grande, offering world-class amenities and easy access to the area's top attractions. Rio Grande was selected by Time Magazine as one of the best places to visit in 2023 and we want to tell you why.

Rio Grande is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Puerto Rico, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. Popular beaches in the area include Luquillo Beach, Playa Azul, and Seven Seas Beach. The Wyndham Grand Rainforest itself has a two-mile stretch of secluded beach perfect for its guests.

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Come see the beautiful rainforest & try the tasty food for yourself! 

a waterfall over rocks

El Yunque is a tropical rainforest located just a short drive from Rio Grande. The forest boasts stunning waterfalls, hiking trails, and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and ocean. Visitors can take a guided tour or explore the forest on their own. They can also visit El Portal del Yunque, a visitor center located at the entrance of El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico that serves as a gateway to the forest and provides visitors with information about the park's history, ecology, and recreational opportunities. The visitor center features interactive exhibits, a gift shop, and a theater where visitors can watch a short film about the forest's natural and cultural heritage. The center also offers guided tours and educational programs, as well as a variety of maps and brochures to help visitors plan their visit to the park. El Portal del Yunque is an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to explore El Yunque National Forest and learn about its unique flora and fauna.

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar golf course bordering the ocean

The Wyndham Grand Rainforest, Beach & Resort has two championship golf courses, the Ocean Course and the River Course. Both courses offer breathtaking views and challenging play for golf enthusiasts. Rio Grande is a popular destination for water sports, including kayaking, paddle boarding, and surfing. Tour operators and resorts offer a variety of water activities, including snorkeling and scuba diving excursions. Also, Hacienda Carabali offers a variety of outdoor activities for visitors of all ages like Horseback Riding, ATV Tours, and Go karts.


If you are a foodie, Rio Grande is a great destination for foodies, offering a variety of culinary experiences that showcase the flavors and ingredients of Puerto Rico like seafood, the popular mofongo, and lechón asado. Never leave Rio Grande without savoring the many local offerings of street food, You can find food trucks and kiosks that offer empanadas, alcapurrias (deep-fried stuffed fritters), and other Puerto Rican specialties.

an older couple sipping champagne by the beach lounging in beach chairs

Overall, Rio Grande offers a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages and interests. Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, the Wyndham Grand Rainforest, Beach & Resort is the perfect base for exploring this beautiful and vibrant part of Puerto Rico.

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