Your Guide To A Relaxing Wellness Getaway In San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico is known for its lively bars, exciting nightlife, and historic sites, but it’s also a perfect place to unwind through a wellness getaway.

For those feeling burned out by work or just life in general, a few days away and a change in scenery might be the break you need.

We rounded up some ways to plan a wellness trip to Puerto Rico that includes the best hotels, spas, and outdoor activities for travelers looking to get away from it all. 

Hotels That Bring The Best Zen

The hotel has several types of poolside lounging options including the large Lux & Grand Cabanas, the perfectly sized two-person cabanas that face the warm Atlantic ocean. 

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel 

Enjoy the onsite restaurant that serves fresh, local food and the access to kiteboarding rentals and lessons that are offered right at the hotel.

Numero Uno Beach House 

Stay at Mare is an intimate 14 room hotel located in the quiet neighborhood of Condado, and the minimalist decor adds to the hotel’s calming vibe.

Stay at Mare

Relax, Relate, Release At These Day Spas

The Well + Being Spa is located inside the Fairmont El San Juan. If you’re staying at the hotel, set your alarm for an early morning yoga or meditation session on the beach. 

Well + Being 

Cloud Spa is a standalone spa in San Juan, and has a full menu of relaxing services including a long list of massages including deep tissues and hot stone massages. 

Cloud Spa 

This hotel offers a lot of unique services, including massages and facials, and energy treatments like Reiki, Relaxology, and Reflexology. 

The Spa at Condado Vanderbilt 

Take In The Natural Elements With These Outdoor Activities

Depending on your idea of relaxing activity, a hike through the El Yunque rainforest may be just what you need. The rainforest is full of lakes, viewing towers, waterfalls, and trails.

El Yunque 

Puerto Rico is home to three bioluminescent bays, a phenomenon that occurs when large clusters of tiny organisms called dinoflagellates create a “glow in the dark” effect. 

Bioluminescent Bay 

There’s a warm pool & a hot pool. Guests are advised to soak for no more than 15 minutes. There’s also an onsite spa that offers hot stone, bamboo, and two-person massages. 

Coamo Thermal Springs

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