Palmas Del Mar Beach Resort

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The beach at Palmas Del Mar.

Palmas del Mar is a beach resort located in the municipality of Humacao, Puerto Rico, on the southeast corner of the island.

Set in approximately 2,750 acres (11.1 km2) of land, the resort includes over 25 different neighborhoods (many of which consist of villas); a bank; retail shops; The Palmas Academy, a private school; an equestrian centre; two golf courses; 20 tennis courts; 16 restaurants; a casino; a country club with spa; a beach club; a full-service marina; and security and strict-access control 24 hours a day.

The school inside the resort is called Palmas Academy. It was founded in 1992 by a group of parents and educators. The Academy is a coeducational, nonsectarian institution with English as the language of instruction and an excellent Spanish curriculum. The campus has 18 acres (73,000 m2) of land surrounded by a natural settings. The Academy has access to many of the facilities at Palmas del Mar community. The school also instructs in sports such as soccer, volleyball, golf, cross country, basketball, tennis, track and field, and swimming. In addition, the school also has several clubs, such as The Drama Club, The Debate Club, The Environmental Club, The Living Green Team, El Club de Oratoria, Advanced Art, The Student Council, among others.

In popular culture[edit]

A large portion of the Puerto Rican boy band Menudo's second feature film, Una Aventura Llamada Menudo, was filmed at Palmas del Mar.

Coordinates: 18°04′55″N 65°47′53″W / 18.08194°N 65.79806°W / 18.08194; -65.79806