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Federico Hernandez

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

VILLE CATALINE RETREAT @ Dorado Beach East Ritz Carlton Reserve

15 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Dorado Beach Resort & Club - VILLE CATALINE RETREAT

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Library, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Our VILLA resides alongside ½ mile of peaceful beaches with swimming lagoon, possesses four championship golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. & Jr., the Watermill aquatic wonderland, a 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center, the Greek Isle’s inspired West Beach restaurant, and much more. Dorado Beach Resort is a delight of landscape and design couple with warmth and generous hospitality of your Puerto

Rican hosts.

Dorado Beach Resort options include our signature Zafra restaurant located on the upper floor of the Plantation clubhouse, overlooking the Puerto Rican mountains. This is a must experience during your stay and for those seeking true eclectic Caribbean cuisine. Barlovento Beach Bar provides exquisite Caribbean outdoor BBQ fare with beach service. The second and most expectacular Beach Club is Encanto, words cannot describe its beauty. The Watermill provides exquisite Caribbean outdoor BBQ fare with poolside service. And if you are seeking a romantic dinner experience, contact our concierge and our culinary team will provide a customized experience for you in your room or beach side!

For those seeking health and wellness, our new state-of-the-art fitness center is available daily with regular fitness classes. For more a specialized work out, contact the concierge or a member of our fitness center staff for a personal training session. Dorado Beach Resort also will help you relax with a Swedish or deep tissue massages in one of our private massage rooms or at the beach.

Keywords: Ritz Carlton, Puerto Rico, Casita, Rockefeller Resort, Dorado Beach, luxury, 5 star service, surfing,Ritz Reserve,nature, paradise, extreme luxury, natural pools, jazz, extreme sports, tennis, yoga, spa, clay courts, pilates, massage, club house, spa

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Federico Hernandez (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

About Federico Hernandez

We are nature lovers who enjoy resort living. Before moving to Puerto Rico we lived in New York City where Carmen sang and studied in Julliard School of Music and Federico studied in Columbia University and worked for UBS Investment Bank. As of know we own and operate a billboard company in the Caribbean and love spending time with our new member, Catalina our 10month old daughter. We enjoy sports, surfing, walking in the beach, and nature seeking. We also enjoy classical music and breezy jazz nights.

Federico Hernandez purchased this villa in 2008

Why Federico Hernandez chose Dorado

Is the best of two worlds. Resort living in the beach close to the capital city. Safety meets luxury at another level of entertaining atmosphere.

What makes this villa unique

Recognized worldwide golf courses and unique beaches. Nature trails adjacent to our home. Also we never miss our weekly beach parties.

Reviews

4.6
based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

VILLE CATALINE RETREAT @ Dorado Beach East Ritz Carlton Reserve
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews
New York City
5

Great Birthday Escapade

  • 5 of 5

We decided to rent from Federico and Carmen after being several times guests of the Ritz Carlton Reserve Hotel. This time we came with our three kids and stay for a couple of extra days. It tuned out to be a great family trip. Kids enjoyed the water park and all of the amenities that the Resort has to offer. The villa is great and very big. Photos in VRBO do not do justice to the place. Federico and Carmen treated us like locals and showed us a couple of nice local restaurants that we were very impressed with. Don't miss out on GRAPA and ALAVARA. Tell Federico and Carmen to arrange a trip to their San Juan Restaurant called Carpaccio. Best Italian Trattoria we have been and we are from NYC. For Jazz lovers, this is the place to go on friday and saturdays. Thanks Carmen for a great time, without your help picking nannies and staff our stay would not have been so special.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your visit and the trust you placed on your family. It was a pleasure in having you. Please return back..
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San Diego
5

A great Spa and Surf Getway!!!

  • 5 of 5

We are family of 4 who loe to adventure but with Luxury. Dorado Ritz Community proved to be a great retreat for us. While I spent most days kite surfing and paddle boarding with my wife, the kids got to go to snorkeling classes and learned how to sail. Federico and Carmen where great we had the chance to go out to their restaurant Carpaccio in San Juan and it turned out to be a great Wine night. Not only did they treat us like family but arranged for us to return with their Chauffer safely back to the Villa. Thanks for a lovely time.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure of having you in our property. Your kids and ours had a great time too. We can't wait for you to come back in April. Thanks again for coming..
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San Juan, PR
5

Amazing rental!

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing place to vacation. The house has so much room and is great for families. The owners help take care of everything and make sure your stay is perfect. Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jess and Mateo, we had a great time with your lovely family. It is always great to share our Puerto Rico with such an incredible Group of people..
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2

Should Have Been Better ... But

  • 2 of 5

Just returned from what should have been a perfect vacation with my family. Read all the reviews on VRBO and was very impressed with what I read about Frederico and his home . The house was just as described and was the perfect layout for a family of 6 adults and one baby. And as reported in all the reviews we read before we arrived he was quick to respond and provided us with a pack and play and high chair. The grounds of the resort are beauty and the restaurants were great so what went wrong??We arrived a little later than expected and never got the personalized treatment from Federico that so many raved about. Spent most of the first day lost in the resort trying to find where things were- even ran out of power once on the golf cart only to find out later that was because the outlet in the garage wasn't working properly and the cart wasn't charged. We arrived on Saturday to a home with no hot water, very poor water pressure, a clogged shower and toilet, a locked safe that wouldn't open and a broken washer dryer. The first 2 days of our vacation were filled with a series of visits from local repair people but never Frederico. Given the fact that the safe was never fixed we had to take all our personal valuables with us at all times. Federico tried to make good by throwing in an extra housekeeping service and one laundry service but we did miss out on the convenience of having an fully functional laundry service. The kitchen sink never was warmer than lukewarm and barely dribbled out of the faucet. On our 3rd night we were returning home from dinner to relieve the babysitter only to find ourselves stopped at the gate by a new guard who said we could not enter the facilities since the proper paperwork had not been filed by Federico. When you own a vacation home it is your responsibility to maintain it and assure that everything is working and that the vacationer has a stress free week. In our case that was not what happened.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry for your experience. As we informed your family, we had a health problem with our younger daughter and were not able to greet you personally on the day of arrival. We tried our best by sending our staff and a bottle of Moet Rose to greet your party and prepared youtube videos and a complete layout of the resort. Next time we will defenitely send you our tour guide and a chauffer as offered in the beginning to facilitate your first experience in Puerto Rico.(Which due to language barrier could be a cultural shock) As for the other mishaps, Puerto Rico is a tropical island and we sometimes get low pressure due to problems in the utility company but this is compensated with a 600gallon reserve tank that was turned on a soon as you notified our staff. Our home is eco friendly so our solar water heater was not steam hot in the begining, but in order to fullfill your request of steamy hot water we upgraded to a solar Plus electric hot water systems which now definitely makes the shower a great spa and specially a steam treatment. We tried our best to accomodate your party and we were always very responsive to all your wishes but we always have room to improve and learn from our previous guests. The only one that is going to be hard for us is to get you cell phone signal (Verizon) in Puerto Rico, but I will try to write to Verizon and plan their expansion into Puerto Rico :):) In the meantime Att, Sprint, T mobile, Claro and Net10 work perfectly. We wish to have you in the near future so that we can make up for your bad experience, although in numerous occasions we talked to your wife and children and they had an incredible time in our own little piece of heaven.. Please bring again your pleasant and charming attitude!!! It was a great week for us too!!
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Carolina, Puerto Rco
5

What we really need

  • 5 of 5

It was amazing, not only for us, our kids love it...so much fun for all of us. Beach, pools, golf, tennis,action....simply the best. If you want to assure a good vacations, this is the one! Federico makes the vacation unforgettable giving all the details that we need and making sure that everything works!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canovanas, PR
5

Memories that will last forever

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect place to spend a vacation time with memories that will last forever! This property has it all and I can guarantee that you will want to come back more than once. For our family, it is a sanctuary, where we can dedicate time to each other and reconnect with nature. For you, use your imagination - this house will deliver. Federico is simply the best - he will make sure that you have an unforgetable experience in this paradise ...

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jose and his family were great guests.. Ville Cataline is a great place to enjoy with your family and friends and we are always very thrilled on making this place the perfect environment to be abe to do this.... Thanks For coming and hope to see you soon!!!!
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Location

Jayuya
Zafra
El Ladrillo
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin Aiport
Nearest Beach
Dorado Beach Ritz Carlton Beach Club
Car: recommended

Dorado is located in the best surf coast of Puerto Rico. During the winter months, the waves are world recognized. Our Resort has the only private surf spot only a golf cart away.....Normal Conditions are 5-7ft point break.

Dorado is also known for great kite surf and windsurf....EVERYTHING JUST A GOLF CART AWAY

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dorado Beach Resort & Club, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
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4 night minimum stay
£3,183
for 4 nights
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£777
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £76
Tax Rate 7.0%

Notes:
All reservations are subject to a 10% Resort Fee.

This fee acts as a temporary membership fee while in Residence, use of a dedicated golf cart and comp wifi. This covers the maximum occupancy of 8ppl.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dorado Beach Resort & Club, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Services Upon Request at the Villa: -Chauffeur Service in Lexus GX 470 2009 for tourist sitings like El YUNQUE (Tropical Rainforest and Surf Trips) or High End Boutiques and Designer Outlets only 20 min away -Massagist Therapist -Chef -Maid Service -Beautician Services -Tennis Instructor -Golf Pro -Kite Surfing Classes -Surfing Classes

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