Sponsored Post: 7 Romantic Couples Activities to Enjoy at the Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa

By Jessica Estrada | November 9, 2016 | Sponsored Post

Treat your beau and yourself with a much-needed escape to the breathtaking, beachside resort at Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Puerto Rico for a memorable trip this season.


An oceanview king bedroom at the resort.

The resort is ideal for all kinds of travelers, but it also happens to offer countless activities for couples to enjoy for an unforgettable and romantic getaway. Here, check out all the amazing experiences for every kind of couple before booking an all-inclusive stay at the stunning beachside resort.

For the Couple Looking to Relax: Lounge in a Private Poolside Cabana

Rio Mar Grande Pool

Nothing feels more like a vacation than hanging out at a picturesque pool surrounded by feathery palm trees. At the resort, there are plenty of places to relax, though couples can take their lounging experience to the next level by treating themselves to a luxurious private cabana.

For the Couple Who Needs Pampering: Indulge in a Couples Massage at Mandara Spa

Rio Grande Massage at Mandara Spa

It’s not a vacation without a bit of me-time, especially when you can enjoy it alongside your significant other. Head to the resort's gorgeous Mandara Spa to book the Caribbean Lovers Ritual, which gives couples the privacy of their own luxurious suite for two hours. Couples will be pampered with a massage, before getting treated to a Classic Spa Pedicure for her, and a Men's Sports Manicure for him. The rejuvenating experience ends with light bites.

For the Culinary-Inclined Couple: Enjoy Romantic Dinners at Any of the Resort's 10 Restaurants


Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa is a food lover's dream, boasting 10 eateries and lounges to choose from. Whether you're in the mood for Italian fare, sushi, or traditional Puerto Rican cuisine, you can find everything you're looking for right on the hotel's ground. For a romantic dining experience though, book a table at intimate sushi bar Shimas—designed with feng shui in mind—where you can enjoy Latin-Asian fusion cuisine and sushi.

For the Athletic Couple: Play a Round of Tennis or Golf with Unbelievable Views

Golfing at Rio Mar Grande

Not only does the resort boast the largest tennis center in the Caribbean, but it's also the only hotel in Puerto Rico that features two golf courses: the Ocean Course, which was designed by Tom and George Fazio with seaside views, and the River Course designed by Greg Norman that runs along the Mameyes River within El Yunque National Rainforest. Whether you're new to the game or a seasoned professional at either sport, you and your beau will be able to keep active with uninterrupted views of the ocean and rainforest.

For the Adventurous Couple: Explore the El Yunque National Rainforest

El Yunque National Rainforest

You can’t leave Puerto Rico without visiting the island's lush and tropical El Yunque National Rainforest. Located steps away from the resort, El Yunque offers plenty of activities for nature-loving couples to try out. Plan a hike to one of the many dazzling waterfalls, go horseback riding through the forest, ride through the trails on ATVs, or go ziplining to get unbeatable aerial views of the natural wonder.

For the Water-Loving Couple: Hop into a Kayak

Kayaking Grand Mar

For a magical and nocturnal kayaking experience, add the Laguna Grande Bioluminescent Bay to the top of your list of things-to-do. You and your lover will be able to paddle over and marvel at the majestic microscopic plankton creatures that glow in the water, a sight you won't be forgetting anytime soon.

For the Couple Who Needs Retail Therapy: Go Shopping in Old San Juan

Old San Juan

Don't forget to schedule in a visit to the picturesque and colorful Old San Juan area. Here, couples can spend the day walking along the charming cobblestone streets and taking in the gorgeous architecture, touring the castillos, and shopping around for handmade souvenirs. If that's not enough retail therapy, couples can also check out Plaza Las Américas or any one of the outlet malls close to the resort.

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