Destination guide

Caribbean daydreams in Higuillar

Set on the northern coast of Puerto Rico, Higuillar lures sun seekers with luxury resorts and dreamy beaches. The Caribbean resort town is known as an international golf destination, with a smattering of world-class courses to choose from. Planning a golf getaway? Set in Dorado's top resorts, Higuillar vacation rentals put you just steps from the fairway. Beyond the links, you can stroll around the 19th-century Old Town, visit local museums and immerse yourself in colorful cultural festivals. Or, champion R&R with indulgent spa treatments, handcrafted cocktails and luxury poolside cabanas.

Things to do

Museum hopping in Higuillar

When you've had your fill of golden beaches and emerald-green fairways, why not switch gear at Dorado's local museums? Higuillar is an easy drive from the Museo de Arte e Historia de Dorado, which offers a fascinating window into Puerto Rico's cultural past. Inside, you'll find displays on archaeology, indigenous art and more. Museum Casa del Rey is another gem, housed in an elegant mansion that was built for the Spanish King and Queen during colonial times in Puerto Rico.


A goldmine of golf courses in Higuillar

Dorado's coastline harbors some of Puerto Rico's best beaches, especially around the exclusive Dorado Beach Ritz Carlton Reserve. Want to join the club? Located in the resort grounds, Higuillar vacation rentals unlock access to sparkling pools, lush landscaped gardens and easy access to the beach. Dorado is dotted with topnotch courses, including 5 championship greens. This makes Higuillar a favorite for family vacations, business trips and bachelor weekends alike. Don't miss the chance to tee off at the historic East Course, a must-play Caribbean green boasting knockout ocean vistas.


Tropical winters in Higuillar

Higuillar enjoys sultry tropical weather throughout the year. Temperatures hover around the 80s, with most visitors arriving between January and April, which is considered dry season. July and August are also peak months, when Higuillar attracts summer vacationers from the States. June is a fantastic time to enjoy a local experience, as this is when Dorado throws its patron saint festivals. Rainfall tends to pick up from May and October. The good news is that Dorado escaped most of the wild weather arising from Hurricane Maria and has managed to recovery relatively fast.

Natural features

Explore Higuillar's Rockefeller Nature Trail

Higuillar vacation rentals put you in the heart of Dorado, one of Puerto Rico's most coveted beach resorts. You can venture off the beaten track to discover hidden slices of paradise, such as Playa de Cerro Gordo. Bar a handful of locals, chances are you'll have it all to yourself. For a glimpse at Puerto Rico's rich ecosystem, hit the historic Rockefeller Nature Trail. The 11-mile trail winds through the Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve and will take you past lush forests and sugar-white beaches.

Where to stay around Higuillar?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 219 vacation rentals near Higuillar. From 50 Houses to 99 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Higuillar for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Higuillar?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Higuillar:

  • Los Paseos de Dorado: 24 vacation rentals
  • Condado: 307 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Park: 198 vacation rentals
  • Dorado del Mar: 40 vacation rentals
  • Puerta de Tierra: 200 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Higuillar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Higuillar. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Goodwinds Kitesurf Puerto Rico: 846 vacation rentals
  • Condado Beach: 955 vacation rentals
  • Dorado Del Mar: 846 vacation rentals
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center: 951 vacation rentals
  • Port of San Juan: 936 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Higuillar listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Higuillar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 50 Houses in Higuillar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Higuillar include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 99 rentals available
  • Villas: 57 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Higuillar?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 93 vacation rentals with pool available in Higuillar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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