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3BR Beachfront Villa near the Ritz Resort with Pools and Tennis

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

3BR 3.5 Baths sleeps 10 people comfortably

Beautifully designed three bedroom Mediterranean style Villa located in the heart of Lakeside Villas gated community near Dorado Beach and adjacent to the Hyatt Cerromar Resort. Patio overlooks pools and beautifully manicured landscaped gardens with lake and water fountain. Fully air conditioned with many amenities.

Championship courses 5 minutes away. Tennis courts on the property, with playground and ping pong table. Wonderful setting for multiple families or friends to get together.

Villa includes free internet, cable TV, DVD and kids games. Maid service and Personal Chef available. Tours and car rental delivered to the villa upon request. With this rental we offer 24/7 access to local Guest Services Manager that can assist you with information about access to the Ritz Reserve amenities- including Spa- Watersports- Dining and more.

More Details

Property Manager
Alma Bair
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Minimal Spanish- working on it!!
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017

About Alma Bair

Our family lives in Massachusetts. We have four boys and travel to the villa occasionally when the kids are off from school. We enjoy swimming, hiking, snorkeling, golfing and experimenting with local cuisines!

Alma Bair purchased this villa in 2006

Why Alma Bair chose Puerto Rico

We first rented this property for a year from the original owner after we had stayed at Hyatt for a family vacation and fell in love with area. When it came on the market we did a lot of research as to other areas and properties in PR and concluded that Dorado was the best vacation spot for our family!

What makes this villa unique

This Villa will feel like your private home and yet it offers you access to hotel quality amenities- the best of all worlds- lots of space - privacy and attentive service!

Dorado is centrally located on the Island. It is 18 miles from San Juan airport with easy access. Also you can take day trips to every corner of the Island in this location. The beach in front of our home is white sand and very calm- perfect for our kids. The location of Dorado is the best in terms of weather since it has the protection of the rain forest and not as rainy as some parts in the South.

Recently the Ritz purchased the old Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort and upgraded it to a 6 star property- this has attracted amazing restaurants and activities in the area. The Ritz has created a nature reserve on the property and developed an amazing waterpark, fitness center and upgraded the championship golf courses located minutes away from our home. Many of the resort amenities are available to our guests, including the spa, restaurants, golf, water sports and more!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Alma and Allan

Thank you for sharing your lovely home. We had a fantastic time here. Wish we could stay forever. Your home is so peaceful and beautiful. We felt secure at all times. This is paradise, again we thank you.

PS: Baby London, loved feeding the ducks and swimming in the pool

Oct 2010
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3BR Beachfront Villa near the Ritz Resort with Pools and Tennis
average rating of 4.865854 based on 89 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the villa with my wife for a few months. The atmosphere was amazing and the security was second to none. Having the pool right outside the back door and the beach only a 5 min walk away, was PERFECT!

Alma and her family answered all of our questions and concerns and our stay was one that we will never forget.


  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Beach Villa !!

  • 5 of 5

The Lakeside Villa complex in Dorado, Puerto Rico is a fantastic location for a vacation. We rented a unit from Paradise Villas for my family... 3 elementary & middle school children + my parents. The unit we rented was great. The space was perfect to accommodate 7 people.... beautiful comfortable unit with very nice kitchen, bedrooms and patio with gorgeous views of the lake and pool.

The complex has a fantastic pool that our children used daily. The complex is also a 1 minute walk to the Dorado beach. We loved the Dorado beach... very clean sand, great waves and a rather private.

Paradise villas ownership group was a pleasure to work with... very easy and accommodating owner.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice place close to the beach. We'll recommend it to our family and friends.

  • 5 of 5
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very spacious home. Nice view of ocean from the balcony. Plenty of towels sheets and kitchen equipment.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dorado Beach - Villa Catalina

  • 5 of 5

My wife and two boys (ages 11 & 13) just came back from a wonderful stay in Dorado Puerto Rico. We stayed in villa Catalina. It easily exceeded our expectations and provided a very comfortable and peaceful setting that enhanced our vacation. The 2 bedroom 3 bath villa is very nicely furnished and the layout is spacious (think high ceilings) as well as inviting. The location is superb with a 5 minute walk to a private/secluded beach. Keep walking along the beach and you encounter a high end resort with a great beach bar serving excellent drinks and good food. After a long day of sightseeing or visiting family, my wife and I would rest up in the villa then walk along the beach to enjoy a relaxing drink and listen to the waves! I did a lot of research to find a great vacation spot and feel grateful to have found Alma who manages several properties in this beautiful, secure complex. She helped me isolate this particular villa based on my budget and requirements. I must say that I was very impressed with her professionalism and knowledge of Dorado and Puerto Rico. She has a multitude of recommendations for restaurants and outings and can arrange just about anything you desire to make your vacation truly memorable. Her assistant Alex went over and above to assist me with returning my rental car. I called him a few times during my stay with questions and he always picked up the phone. Alma and her staff know how to deliver exceptional customer service. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Villa de Palma. The villa is spacious and we had all the amenities we needed plus more. Close to The Ritz Reserve and steps away from the Hyatt has the perfect location. Minutes away from Dorado's restaurants and a short drive to San juan. Pool is merely 20 steps from the patio And we made it our paradise. Thank you Alma and Alex for assisting us in this vacation and making it memorable. Will definately recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your warm review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed hosting you and your friends. It was a pleasure to cater the team bar-b-q and meet your extended softball family. We are so pleased everyone enjoyed Alex's cooking as well!! So delighted to hear that you will be making this an annual tradition and we look forward to hosting you all again next year. Maybe you will want to consider some of our 4 or 5 bedroom villas that we list on Home Away as well!! Paradise Awaits, Alma
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Complete Serenity

  • 5 of 5
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The community was much more than I had hoped for in Puerto Rico. The host is very attentive and responsive. One text, and a immediate response to accommodate our requests or questions. My family and I were more than pleased with the comfortable accommodations. The unit itself is very expansive, and decorated with quality furnishings. Clean, clean, clean! With all the furnishings of home.

Large bright and airy kitchen, vaulted ceilings. Great views of the grounds . The complex has 3 pools, We found ourselves playing Ping-pong and swimming in our even ours. Security was a non-issue, we felt completely at ease. Our host manager, was very pleasant and easy to speak to at any time. Alma, the manager, was so comforting, and gave me peace of mind! This was the best choice to meet my large family's needs and mine. It was a delightful and carefree experience, and I cannot wait to get back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Dorado is one of the premier resort areas of Puerto Rico. Situated centrally with easy access to both coasts. Our villa is walking distance to the Beach and adjacent to several resorts. Championship Golf courses are minutes away as are fabulous restaurants and site seeing!

Other Activities: mini golf, volley ball, basket ball , shopping , dining


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cerro Gordo, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Guest services £76 + Tax
Cleaning fee £157 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £402
Pet Fee £201 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are somewhat flexible depending on time of year and length of stay.

The rates quoted do not include a 5% guest services fee on the total rental cost- Our guest services include 24/7 access to a local manager and travel planner.

Holidays- pricing higher- please inquire.

Guest Services manager on call 24/7. We offer full services for travel and food services. This is a rental where you have the benefits of staying in a private home with access to hotel amenities in the vicinity such as restaurants, water sports, spa, golf and more.. Paradise Villas and Vacations have over 70 - five star reviews!! Rates subject to change for peak Holiday periods. Between X-mas and New Years rate is $700 a night. Guest services fee is 5% and PR taxes are 7% which are not included in your quote. We offer baby equipment for delivery fee. Call 508 740 4690.

To reserve we require a booking deposit of $525 (5% service fee)
50% of rental fee with signed contract within 10 days of booking + balance 45 days in advance.

We have several other properties in Dorado- let us know requirements and we will recommend the right villa.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cerro Gordo in Caribbean

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Each Bedroom has a private bathroom attached to form a suite
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Porta crib is available upon request ($20 fee)
  • We offer porta cribs, highchairs and additional twin beds as needed. Our villa sleeps 10 guests very comfortably. Baby equipment involves extra fees.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
* Nearby Golf Course *Putting Green *Playground *24 hour security Personal Chef and Daily maid service available upon request. We also help with transportation arrangmeents and vacation planning.

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