At the far eastern end of the island, approximately forty miles from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, the small town of Fajardo draws tourists from all over the world who flock to the destination for access to recreational boating, beautiful beaches, and crystal clear waters. Travelers also enjoy a number islands off shore, and one of the world’s only bioluminescent lagoons.
Those who demand the ultimate in luxury vacation accommodations while visiting Fajardo choose the El Conquistador, a Waldorf-Astoria hotel. Recognized as a top rated destination for corporate Sales Incentive programs with ample space for meetings and special events.
Perched on a cliff with dramatic views of the sea, the hotel can be thought of as an Eden-like retreat on this beautiful tropical isle, with accommodations, recreation, dining and activities to please even the most discriminating traveler.
Upon arrival at the airport in San Juan, you will be greeted by a hotel employee if you have elected to use the hotel’s coach for transport. Taxis and rental cars are also available and hotel registration commences at 4 PM.
The Guest Rooms
The hotel is pleased to offer accommodations to suit every traveler’s taste, from garden rooms to one and two bedroom ocean view suites. La Casistas Villas offer one, two, and three bedroom private accommodations, ranging in size to 2000 sf. With stunning ocean views, guests enjoy a host of exclusive amenities, including Ferragamo bath toiletries, a private balcony or walk-out, butler and 24 hour concierge service, and access to three private pools.
Nearly two dozen eateries and lounges grace the property, from ultra casual take-out to luxurious fine dining. Guests seeking a pampered romantic dinner might opt for the Northern Italian specialties of La Piccola Fontana. Fresh local seafood and prime beef is the order of the day at Chops Steakhouse. Three different culinary styles are celebrated at the Asia-themed Blossoms open for dinner nightly. Enjoy Teppan Yaki style cooking or regionally influenced Chinese cuisine.
No matter where you are on the grounds of El Conquistador, your room, pool side, the marina, golf course, spa – you’re never far from an array of dining and beverage choices.
Of course the hotel offers in-room dining as well.
The 25,000 square foot Waldorf-Astoria Spa, incorporating the Edouard de Paris salon, offers guests a traditional treatment menu plus wellness and fitness regimens, if desired. All day immersion retreats for individuals or couples are also on offer. For a complete mind and body refresher, consider the spa’s multi-night wellness retreats.
For guests desiring amusement and relaxation on the water, a catamaran will whisk you to the hotel’s 100 acre private Palomino Island where you can enjoy snorkeling, scuba, windsurfing, sailing, horseback riding or just lounging on the white sand beach. Strolling waiters take your beverage orders, or you can enjoy casual fare at the island’s waterfront cafe, Iguana’s, featuring seafood, sandwiches, burgers and tropical drinks.
One of the mostly highly regarded golf courses in Puerto Rico is on the grounds of El Conquistator, a par 72 Arthur Hills designed 18 hole challenge. An 1100 foot driving range plus putting and chipping practice areas are at the course. The Golf Grill, in the clubhouse overlooking the 18th and our local rain forest, offers beverages and lunch daily.
The Coqui Water Park at the hotel offers family water fun for all ages, with a number of slides, pools, and a lazy river. When you need to take a breather or recharge, the Oasis Bar and Grill is located within the park.
Camp Coqui is just for kids 4-12; your children can participate in a full day session which is inclusive of lunch, or half day sessions are available as well.
Plan Your El Conquistador Holiday
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