Escape to the diverse landscapes of Royal Isabela – from lush jungle valleys to endless pastures, stunning ocean cliffs, and deserted beaches. Immerse yourself in the untamed outdoors with our experiences!

Embracing Nature’s Splendor: Your Gateway to Hiking Tranquility at Royal Isabela

Discover the mesmerizing beauty of Royal Isabela, on a 2-mile trail. As you traverse the scenic route, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the North coast limestone formation. The trail has a moderate difficulty level, with a gentle slope leading down to the Pastillo area where secondary forest and pasture land blend seamlessly with the ocean.

From there, you can ascend to the iconic “Las Escaleras” and continue on a pleasantly easy hike with subtle elevation leading to La Casa. If you prefer a more leisurely experience, you can opt for a half-trail that accommodates varying physical conditions of guests.

At the end of the trail, a golf cart can be arranged for those who require assistance to return. The tour can be tailored according to individual preferences, making it a delightful exploration of Royal Isabela’s stunning scenery.

Coastal Tranquility Trek: Exploring Mountain and Beach Serenity at Royal Isabela

Experience an enchanting nature hike with our Coastal Tranquility Trek. This invigorating journey covers 2 miles of conservation land in 1 hour, offering a perfect blend of exercise, scenic beauty, and relaxation.

The trail presents a moderate level of difficulty, providing a refreshing challenge for participants. The hike begins at El Paso del Tren, a historical site where you will navigate through our Spanish heritage via a railroad passage. As you traverse the trail, you will experience the tranquility and melody of some endemic and migratory birds like the “San Pedrito,” “Sorzal,” “Pitirre,” etc., mixed with unique Atlantic Ocean music. You will encounter a gradual slope leading down to the enchanting Pastillo area. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking surroundings of the Conservation Trust land beach trail, a 200-plus-acre land dedicated to perpetual conservation working towards the natural habitat of the Harlequin Butterfly Atlantea Tulita and endangered species of Puerto Rico.

The highlight of the hike awaits at the “positas” (pools), a serene and picturesque destination. Here, Pelican birds and a thoughtfully arranged setup featuring umbrellas and beach chairs await, providing the perfect spot to unwind and soak in the natural beauty. The Sportsmobile, an outstandingly rigged 4×4 van, will be stationed nearby to ensure a convenient access point to refreshments, snacks, and essential amenities like a potable water shower.

This exclusive hike promises an unforgettable journey, combining the thrill of exploration with the luxury and comfort Royal Isabela is renowned for.

Surf Safari: Ride the Waves of Isabela

Come and explore the stunning northwest corner of Puerto Rico, where the final qualifying surf event for the 2024 Olympics took place. With a wide range of waves to suit all levels, our seasoned surf experts can tailor a Surf Safari experience that’s perfect for you.

Join us on an exciting journey aboard our Land Rover Defender or fully equipped Sportsmobile van, complete with an outdoor shower, stocked refrigerator, and snacks to keep you fueled up. Our dedicated team is committed to ensuring you have access to the best waves in the area for the ultimate surfing experience.

If you’re eager to learn or improve your surfing skills, we offer lessons with top local surf schools. These lessons are designed with gentle waves that provide an ideal environment for learning and perfecting your skills.

When the conditions are right, you can surf our own exclusive waves right off the resort. Enjoy the serenity and thrill of having the waves all to yourself, creating cherished moments in the heart of Puerto Rico’s surf paradise.

Come and elevate your surfing adventure with Royal Isabela!

River Serenity: Paddle or Pedal Adventure at Río Guajataca

Embark on a scenic adventure along the Río Guajataca, where the welcoming waters invite kayaking and stand-up paddle enthusiasts. This two-mile route promises a leisurely escape, catering to both beginners and seasoned paddlers, taking between 1 and 1.5 hours.

The journey begins in the comfort of our Sportsmobile or Land Rover Defender, which will take you to the heart of the action, stationed near the enchanting Árbol de la Vida spot. If you’re a cycling enthusiast, we offer an alternative option: you can bike to the site, adding an extra dash of adventure to your journey.

Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the thrill as we set up the adrenaline of your choice, kayaks, or SUPs for a personalized experience. You can choose to take a break during the ride for a scenic hike or an exhilarating bike ride to the renowned Black Tunnel.

Enjoy this river adventure, where each paddle stroke reveals a new facet of the picturesque Río Guajataca, transforming the river into your playful and scenic playground.

Beyond the Cart: Santa Cruz Ebike Golf Course Expedition 

Take a leisurely tour through the majestic Royal Isabela golf course, “The Links,” on our new Santa Cruz E-bike, blending the thrill of cycling with the tranquility of nature.

This unique adventure seamlessly merges the invigorating thrill of biking with the serene tranquility of nature as you traverse the entire golf course, riding along paths that intricately connect with stretches of vibrant green landscapes. The breathtaking views of the Cliff, an impressive “Limestone Acantilado,” serve as the pathway of our Atlantea Tulita butterfly (Harlequin Butterfly), allowing you to enjoy the flora and fauna of Royal Isabela.

While the East side of the course introduces a slightly more challenging ascent than its Western counterpart, fear not—our top-of-the-line Santa Cruz E-bikes will ensure a smooth and enjoyable ride. The moderate difficulty level serves as a testament to the perfect blend of thrill and adventure that this tour offers.

To enhance your experience, we’ve reserved exclusive time slots for this route, ensuring a tranquil ride during non-peak golf course hours. For those seeking a shorter yet equally captivating adventure, we provide an option to ride only half of the course.

Elevate your stay with us as you embrace the luxury of exploration on this scenic golf course tour.

Exploring Nature’s Wonders: Santa Cruz Ebike’s Trek

Join us for an exhilarating adventure with our Santa Cruz Ebike Trek, spanning 15.5 miles and lasting approximately 3 hours. This enjoyable yet intense ride takes you through scenic biking/hiking trails, leading to the mesmerizing Guajataca Tunnel and venturing into the river land: a magical limestone canyon with a healthy secondary forest that nests a huge biodiversity of flora and fauna. The Guajataca Canyon works as a buffer zone to the crystalline river blue water. It’s a great way to explore the beautiful outdoors and experience the thrill of a challenging bike ride.

During the journey, you will enjoy several stops, including a visit to the intriguing Black Tunnel and a refreshing break for a swim at the enchanting “Posa del Río.” Cycling enthusiasts can expect a thrilling challenge with the route’s difficulty level ranging from moderate to intense.

To make your adventure more fulfilling, you can add a kayak/SUP ride with a beach picnic, providing you with a complete experience. Those who prefer a shorter duration can choose the Sportsmobile return option to the hotel instead of completing the journey on Santa Cruz Ebike’s

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to explore the beauty of the area on an Ebike. Book your Royal Ebike Trek today and discover the beauty of nature in every pedal, with options to tailor your adventure to suit your preferences.

Your Adventure Maestro!

Introducing Jorge Perez, our Director of Guest Experiences, and a seasoned expert in outdoor pursuits. A graduate of Costa Rica University’s Eco-Tourism School, Jorge possesses extensive expertise in Ayurvedic plants, organic farming, and local history. Join him for an enthralling journey in the northwest corner of Puerto Rico as he guides you through an afternoon filled with experiences you’ll never forget. Reserve your adventure journey with him today!

We invite you to contact our Guest Experience at to check availability and personalize your experience.