Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Dorado, PR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $113 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Dorado. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Beaches and fishing in Dorado

A charming coastal town with world-class golf courses and lavish resorts, Dorado is a magnet for visitors wanting a tropical escape with all the amenities. The town boasts breathtaking views of the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, small but informative museums and gorgeous beaches of golden sand and nodding palm trees that extend down the coastline and are rarely overcrowded. The beaches are beautiful spots for days of fishing and swimming. Dorado vacation rentals are right in the heart of the action, close to an impressive array of fine restaurants, quaint shops and tropical beauties that make Dorado delightful.

Things to do

Fresh seafood and deep-sea fishing in Dorado

If you've always wanted to fly high above the waves by kiteboarding, you'll get your chance in the warm waters of Dorado. Instructors will teach you and your children, making it a fantastic family adventure. Deep-sea fishing is another way to experience the ocean delights of this coastal town. Take a fishing tour and try your luck fishing for mahi-mahi, snapper, and, if you're especially lucky, a massive blue or white marlin that will give you fishing tales for years. Dorado vacation rentals provide respite before heading to town for local specialties such as octopus salad or lobster stew.

Activities

Cycling and sunshine in Dorado

Past the white sand beaches and elegant palm trees, lies a town of lavish golf courses that draw players from around the world to try their luck on the championship-standard fairways. Lovers of the outdoors will also find plenty to do here, including riding the white-crested waves of the ocean by windsurfing and kitesurfing. Dorado vacation rentals provide refreshing, air-conditioned comfort to guests after long days in the sunshine and sea breezes, and are close to the beach for cycling and walking near the waterfront. There are museums to while away an afternoon, learning the history and stories of Dorado.

Weather

Hot and humid in Dorado

Set on the northern coast of Puerto Rico, the town of Dorado is a small coastal community looking out onto the vast Atlantic Ocean. Dorado shares the steamy tropical weather that is famous in the neighboring islands of the Caribbean. Temperatures are consistently hot year-round, hovering around 85 degrees, with occasional leaps into the low 90s. Humidity is intense, so proximity to the Atlantic is welcome. The wettest month in Dorado is usually May, whilst the driest is in February. Dorado's warm year-round temperatures draw visitors throughout the year, but, for lovers of the outdoors, December through April is best.

Natural features

Dolphins and turtles in Dorado

Only 30-minutes from San Juan, Puerto Rico, the small town of Dorado is a vacation paradise, with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, beautiful golden beaches and rich green golf courses. The area is flat and dotted with palm trees dancing in sea breezes, and, in the distance, thickly forested hills rise to meet the clear, blue skies. Dorado has a rich marine life in its coastal waters, from majestic whales and sleek dolphins to barracuda and turtles. Over 350 species of birds have been recorded in Puerto Rico, and the savvy bird watcher may see cormorants, pelicans and flamingos.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Dorado

The nearest airport is in Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Airport (SJU), located 17.9 mi (28.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), which is 34.5 mi (55.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Dorado?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Dorado:

  • "Beachfront Ocean Villa In Wyndham Rio Mar" is a popular choice. Around 35 miles from Dorado, it has 1 bedroom and loads of handy amenities, including a smart TV and a nearby golf course.
  • "Steps Away From The Beach, This Fully Stocked House Is Perfect For Your Group" is another top pick, offering 5 bedrooms, outdoor furniture, a dryer and more. It's around 15 miles from Dorado.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Dorado vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Dorado?

If you've been busier than a hamster on a treadwheel, you deserve to get away for a few blissful days. Clock off early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Dorado:

  • "Best Price, Best Beach, Best Building" is ideal for a weekend of relaxation and fun. It offers convenient amenities, such as a washing machine and cable/satellite TV services, and is located around 17 miles to the east of Dorado.
  • Alternatively, throw a few clothes in a bag and enjoy a mini break at "Luxurious 22nd Fl. Balcony Beach View Pool Free Parking And Interne Access". This top-rated getaway is about 14 miles east of Dorado and comes with towels and a phone.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Dorado?

Typically compact, reasonably priced and conveniently located, it's easy to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Get comfy in one of these options and experience the vibe of Dorado up close:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Best Price, Best Beach, Best Building". This property is a popular base for discovering the sights and comes with amenities including WiFi and beach towels.
  • "Luxurious 22nd Fl. Balcony Beach View Pool Free Parking And Interne Access" is another awesome choice. Make yourself at home and take advantage of housekeeping services, concierge services and more.

There are many highlights around Dorado to put on your to-do list. Feed your inner culture lover by visiting Teatro Tapia and Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Dorado?

Just because you only have a handful of days free doesn't mean you need to spend it in a boring hotel room. Take a quick vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Dorado:

  • Located close to the center of Dorado, "Luxurious 22nd Fl. Balcony Beach View Pool Free Parking And Interne Access" is a terrific base for a quick break. While you're in the area, check out top sights like San Juan Gate and San Juan Cathedral.
  • Eat, sleep and explore from "Beachfront Villa ~ Wyndham Rio Mar Resort", another popular option. La Fortaleza and Puerto Rico Convention Center should be on your itinerary when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Dorado?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to say "I love you." Whisk your other half off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Dorado:

  • Around 14 miles from Dorado, "Condado Beachfront Studio, Incredible View" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A nearby marina and shopping facilities are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few wonderful days together is "Steps Away From The Beach, This Fully Stocked House Is Perfect For Your Group". Around 15 miles from Dorado, a restaurant dining guide and a swimming pool add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Dorado?

You'll find some superb mansions for rent in and near Dorado. If you're chasing somewhere with lots of room as well as that extra wow factor, these stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Situated 11 miles to the east of Dorado, "Live Like A Rum Baron In A 200 Year Old Mansion" is the ideal place for a luxurious escape. Amenities offered here include beauty services and duty free shops.
  • Alternatively, step your vacation up a notch with a stay at "Beach Mansion". It's situated 19 miles to the east of Dorado and offers amenities like beauty services, a swimming pool and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Dorado?

Share your vacation and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with pals or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Dorado:

  • A wealth of amenities including a kitchen and a swimming pool make "Steps Away From The Beach, This Fully Stocked House Is Perfect For Your Group" a group favorite. This spacious property has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From central Dorado, it's around 15 miles away to the east.
  • "Georgeous Large Beach House, Free Wifi" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 16 miles to the east of Dorado, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A garden and a kitchen are among the things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Dorado?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Dorado and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Get your vacation on at "Steps Away From The Beach, This Fully Stocked House Is Perfect For Your Group", where your biggest priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities such as a stereo and a fridge help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days splashing around or simply unwinding by the water at "Georgeous Large Beach House, Free Wifi". This vacation home is another sought-after option and features beach sun loungers, a fridge and more.

Wondering what the weather's like in Dorado? It has a tropical monsoon climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on where to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Dorado vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Dorado?

You'll always have more fun sharing those precious memories with the folks closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family break or catching up with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that suits you. Here are two of our best in and around Dorado:

  • Sleeping up to 12 guests in 5 bedrooms, "Steps Away From The Beach, This Fully Stocked House Is Perfect For Your Group" is the ideal place to vacation with the family. This popular retreat is 15 miles to the east of Dorado and has creature comforts such as towels and a toaster.
  • Another top choice is "Georgeous Large Beach House, Free Wifi". This large rental is 16 miles east of Dorado and comes with coffee and tea making facilities, a garden and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. Las Paylas, La Coca Falls and La Mina Falls offer fun for all ages.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Dorado?

Nothing says "deluxe getaway" like having a pool inside your house. Pack your favorite bikini and splash around in the comfort and privacy of one of these large vacation homes in or near Dorado:

  • With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 people, "Driver, Chef, Pool, And 1/2 Off Tours" is the perfect place to enjoy some downtime with close friends. Make use of this property's range of amenities, including a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Luxurious 5 Bedroom “villa Searenity” In Dorado Beach East W", which has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 10 guests. Along with that chic pool at your fingertips, a beach view and a kitchen will help keep everybody happy and comfortable.

If you're curious about other options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Dorado vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.