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El Conquistador A Waldorf Astoria Resort

1000 Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, Puerto Rico


El Conquistador A Waldorf Astoria Resort


Insider Tip

Palomino Island includes secluded nude beaches accessible by hiking trails leading from the main beach over the island's hills.

Hotel Overview

Cliffside view
Perched atop a cliff, this resort overlooks a point where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea.
Tropical decor
750 tropically decorated rooms offer views of the ocean, golf course, or mountains, and have high-speed Internet access.
Activities to enjoy
Highlights include the Waldorf Astoria Spa, a golf course, and a pool complex that terraces down the hillside.

Property Location
Located in Fajardo, El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is by the ocean, within a 10-minute drive of Parque Nacional Balneario Seven Seas and Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve. This 4-star resort is 10.2 mi (16.5 km) from Luquillo Beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Laguna Grande.

Make yourself at home in one of the 750 air-conditioned rooms featuring DVD players and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a water park (surcharge) and outdoor tennis courts. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 20 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in Fajardo? This resort has 100,000 square feet (9 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


1000 Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, Puerto Rico


SJU - Luis Munoz Marin International Airport



  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free newspaper
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • LCD TV
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

Close to the marina, El Conquistador Resort - Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is 4 miles from the fishing village of Las Croabas and Bioluminescent Bay, and offers direct access to a nearby beach.

The 26,000-square-foot, three-floor Waldorf Astoria Spa includes men's and women's sections with saunas, steam rooms, 8-person, skylighted spa tubs, and garden views. Massages on the beach are also available.

A fitness center contains cardio and weight machines, free weights, and a workout studio equipped with spinners and offering classes including yoga, Pilates, and yo-chi classes (surcharges). Personal training, fitness assessment, and body-composition analysis are also available.

Spa guides lead power walks around the grounds and aerobics in the main pool. The spa includes a juice bar/cafe serving healthful spa cuisine.

The Grand Atlantic Conference Center features 2 ballrooms and 16 conference rooms that total 100,000 square feet. The venue includes banquet facilities, exhibit space, support staff, business services, audiovisual equipment, and a business center. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the resort (surcharge). Self and valet parking are available for an extra fee.

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Steam room
  • Wedding services
  • Children's club
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Number of restaurants -
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • Golf course on site
  • Lazy river
  • Waterslide
  • Water park
  • Conference center
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Beach bar
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Luggage storage
  • Water park access (surcharge)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Number of floors: 5

Number of rooms: 918 guest rooms and 109 suites


Pan-Asian cuisine, including sushi bar, teppanyaki tables, Chinese specialties. Intimate room featuring elaborate red-roof decor, hanging lanterns. Located in The Grand Hotel. Dinner only.
Chops Steakhouse
The sultry atmosphere of Chops Steakhouse elevates the traditional steakhouse experience with it's seductive atmosphere and creative menu. Serving juicy steaks and mouthwatering seafood. Reservations are required.
La Piccola Fontana
Northern Italian dishes, extensive wine list. Intimate, candlelit ambiance with white linens. Specializing in risottos, pastas, steaks and seafood. Dinner only.
Waldorf Astoria Spa T-Bar
While visiting the Spa, take a moment to enjoy a variety of sustainable teas by Dilmah, including iced and alcoholic options.
Casitas Café
Overlooking Las Casitas Village pool. Open-air seating. Á la carte breakfast menu. Lunch choices include chicken with rice, churrasco steak, sandwiches, and salads. Waldorf Astoria Spa Café's spa-cuisine menu also available.
Las Brisas Restaurant
Casual restaurant with panoramic ocean view adjacent to main pool complex. Air-conditioned dining room, two-level outdoor terrace. Buffet and à la carte breakfast, lunch.
Café Bella Vista
Casual open-air spot on The Grand Hotel's terrace overlooking main pool complex, ocean, Palomino Island. Pizza, sandwiches, salads. Lunch and dinner.
Café Caribe
Casual coffee-shop dining around skylighted fountain. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Sandwiches, traditional American dishes, Caribbean specialties. Located in The Grand Hotel.
Stingray Café
Casual spot next to dock in La Marina Village specializing in Caribbean dishes and seafood. Dinner only.
Ballyhoo Bar & Grill
Shrimp, conch fritters, pizza, burgers. Ocean and Palomino Island views. Located in Las Marina Village. Lunch and dinner.
Burgers, chicken, seafood, snacks, tropical drinks. Open-air seating. Located on Palomino Island. Lunch only.
The Golf Grill
Located in the Golf course club house this venue serves breakfast, lunch & cocktails overlooking the 18th hole, with views of El Yunque rainforest.
Sweet Heaven
Coffee drinks, pastries, desserts - including gelatos, sandwiches, and lite snacks. Open morning until night. Located at the funicular station.
Splash Bar and Pool Grill
Swim-up bar in main pool complex. Kabobs, sandwiches, burgers, salads, tropical drinks at lunch.
Drake's Martini Bar
Spacious lounge with wood floor, Asian rug, overstuffed seating, pool table. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.
Cozy's Gourmet Market
Located in the lobby. This venue serves a variety of sandwiches, fruit, imported meats & cheeses in addition to beverages and pastries.
Oasis Bar & Grill
An ideal venue for a quick bite or beverage while chilling at the Coqui Water Park.
Ventana del Caribe
Overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and Palomino island this open-air venue boasts ocean view seating at teak table shaded with umbrellas. Serves lunch.
Virgin Burger
This 1950's styled outdoor cafe serves lunch. Enjoy a burger and a tropical drink with ocean views or choose from a variety of salads and sandwiches.
Starbucks Coffee
Serving coffee and light snacks.


This Puerto Rico resort includes an 18-hole championship Arthur Hills golf course featuring 200-foot elevation changes and ocean views, as well as a tennis center offering four clay and three hard-court tennis courts.

Available exclusively to resort guests, the Coqui Water Park offers fun and relaxation. Climb to the top of the 60-foot water slide, take a dip in one of the 2 swimming pools, or relax in a hammock or cabana on the bathing deck.

Kayaks, pedal boats, sailboats, and Jet Skis can be rented on Palomino Island. Guided horseback tours are also available on the island. Fishing boats, snorkeling and scuba excursions, guided kayak tours, sailboat charters, and catamaran sunset cruises leave from the resort's private marina (fees).

Other tours available include guided hikes and bus/walking trips to El Yunque rain forest and Bioluminescent Bay.

The recreational activities listed below are available at or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Boating
  • Dock
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Running track/path
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing