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Photograph of the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico.

All programming will be held at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, Feb. 25–28.

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa

Life's different on the northeast coast of Puerto Rico. With the perfect mix of laid-back beaches and tropical adventure, Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa is both steps away from a private stretch of sand along the Atlantic, and the closest resort in Puerto Rico to El Yunque Rainforest. The hotel is also just a short drive to the historic attractions of Old San Juan, the "Second City" of Ponce, kayaking Bio Bay, and numerous zip-lining options–one of the most popular things to do on the island. All meeting space will be hosted at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa.

AACP Discounted Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa Rates

The AACP single/double occupancy group rate is $209 (+11% tax), inclusive of resort fee. Discounted guestroom rates will be offered, based on availability, three days pre- and post-meeting dates.

There is a one-time Bellman Gratuity charge of $7 per adult (+11.5% tax), and a Maid Gratuity charge of $2.50 per room per night (+11.5% tax).

There is a $40.00 per adult, per night (+11.5% tax) charge for the 3rd & 4th adult in room.

Guestroom concessions:

  • Long-distance phone access (toll-free, credit card and collect calls)
  • Unlimited local calls (town of Rio Grande only)
  • Internal hotel shuttle transportation
  • Unlimited use of Health Club
  • Beach towels and chairs
  • Daily guest activities
  • In-room coffee and tea
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet service to all guests throughout the lobby, pool, beach and guestrooms
  • Two bottles of water in-room on arrival (not replenished)
  • Daily local English newspaper
  • Use of in-room safe

To reserve a room, please book online or call 1-800-474-6627 and identify yourself with AACP to receive the group discounted rate. The guest room reservation room cut-off date is Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, or until allotted guestroom are sold-out. A one night deposit of room & tax will be charged per room within 60 days of arrival date in order to guarantee. Reservations without a deposit are subject to cancellation without prior notification. Guests have up to seven days prior to arrival date to cancel for a full refund of deposit. Cancellations made within six days or less of arrival date shall forfeit the deposit as penalty.

Staying at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa will allow AACP to keep your registration fees at the current rates. If AACP does not achieve a minimum number of overnight accommodations, the price of services will increase registration fees for future programs. Without your support, AACP faces huge financial penalties for unused sleeping rooms.

Transportation to/from Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa

The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa is accessible via Luis Munoz Marin International Airport - SJU (19 miles). Rico Sun Tours (RST) is available for for $75 roundtrip per person shared shuttle (direct to the hotel) using the AACP discounted rate. Sales tax is included. Advanced reservations are required and can be made online. This discounted rate applies to roundtrip fares only. RST uniformed and multi-lingual staff authorized by the Ports Authority will provide a meet & greet at the baggage claim area bearing a computerized sign for INfluence 2017 AACP attendees. An RST representative will be present at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa lobby to assist with departure transfers throughout the meeting.

About Puerto Rico

No U.S. Passport required! While Puerto Rico is a tropical island in the Caribbean, it is also a U.S. Commonwealth. That not only means you can travel overseas and not have to carry a passport if you’re a U.S. Citizen, it means your flight is considered domestic. The U.S. dollar is the island’s currency, so no need to exchange currency. ATMs are generally easy to find. Most businesses accept major credit cards, as well as traveler’s checks.

Explore Puerto Rico’s vibrant arts, unique cuisine, local attractions and other interesting, note-worthy facts.

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