Looking for a great spring escape? Try an unspoiled slice of Caribbean paradise at El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico. www.elconresort.com.
Set off the mainland, Palomino Island is the resort’s 100-acre private island enclave with an array of activities, including scuba diving, jet skiing and snorkeling. The best part might be that U.S. citizen don’t even need a passport.
A luxury catamaran takes guests to Palomino Island, which also offers kayaking, hiking, stand up paddleboarding, various lawn games, and horseback riding over miles of wilderness trails. Guests can also paddle over to Palominito, the mini sand bar off of Palomino Island, which was one of the locations used for filming in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
While staying at El Conquistador, families also have access to luxury accommodations, more than 20 food and beverage restaurants, Waldorf Astoria Spa (inclusive of kids’ spa treatments!), golf, tennis, ScoutAbout scavenger hunt, arcade, and 2.4-acre Coqui Water Park with three water slides and lazy river.