Bahia Beach Resort: Kid-Friendly Puerto Rico
*Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club, located on Puerto Rico’s idyllic Northeast coast, offers both bliss and adventure for the entire family. Its 483 gated acres include maritime forest as well as a variety of activities for parents and kids. It has two miles of sandy beach, a beachfront pool, kayaking, beach sports and national parks are close by.
The resort’s exclusive Iguana Kids Club program for children ages 4 to 12 offers outdoor activities including nature walks, turtle feeding, and bird watching. Kids also get to do treasure hunts, outdoor games, arts and crafts and pool time.
The Iguana Kid’s Clubhouse has its own bright and airy pavilion on the resort’s. From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, the club offers board games, a Wii station, movies, a reading area, kitchenette, arts and crafts materials, a basketball hoop, hula hoops and other recreational materials can come to enjoy on their own.
Beach Sports & Activities
The Sand Dollar Beach Club offers an array of water activities including surfing, skim boarding, paddle boarding, fishing and kayaking. More adventurous guests can try kite surfing and wind surfing. For relaxing, head to the Sugar Beach Club.
When you want too get off the beach, Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club also offers water-free activities, including bicycling, golf, tennis, nature walks and bird-watching, beach volleyball and soccer.
More than 65% of the resort property is a designated as a green area, and as such it contains wildlife sanctuaries and four miles of nature trails.
Nearby Day Trips
Bahia Beach borders the extraordinary El Yunque National Rainforest. This makes off an off-property day trip easy.
A little further afield, the resort can also arrange day trips can be arranged to Historic Old San Juan, the Island towns of Vieques & Culebra, Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay (in the evening), fishing charters to the Continental Shelf, La Mina Trail, the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, El Morro Fort, San Juan’s National Historic Site.
Onsite Dining Options
The hotel’s north shore location is a bit secluded but there are several restaurants onsite. They include Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Fern, which offers a curated selection of appetizers, side dishes and accompaniments from his several other restaurants. Molasses features fresh, local dishes and ocean views. Seagrapes, a bistro that’s handy for lunch by the pool in your rented cabana or at the restaurant itself. The St. Regis Bar is the place to go for a daiquiri while the kids are at the kids’ club.
The Beach House Option
The resort also offers home rentals for those who need more space or extra privacy. These are one- two- and three-bedroom rentals with large floor plans and full kitchens. It’s a nice option with a group or when dining-in an appeals after a long, tiring day in the sun.