VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More
Nestled in a private resort and overlooking an expanse of ocean and sky, you will find a retreat from the hectic life, appreciation for the earth’s beauty, deep rest and re-invigoration in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
This welcoming mediterranean-style villa exudes simple yet sophisticated elegance with comfort and functionality equal to its beauty and charm. Whether dining on one of the exquisite terraces, reclining by the pool, or cuddling up by the fireplace, you will be perfectly at home.
Available all year, this extremely spacious villa has 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (sleep 8 to 10) plus an additional service room adjacent to the kitchen that can sleep an additional 2 more w/ en suite bathroom. The house is equipped w/ modern appliances in the kitchen, large screen HD TV with DirecTV services in the playroom, wireless internet access, air conditioning, floor-heating in all bathrooms, outdoor bar-b-q and 2 covered parking spaces. The property has over 400 square meters (~4000 sq. feet) of living space and is located in a private resort which includes its own friendly maid service, concierge and security staff.
Guests also have access to a larger common pool, tennis courts, and work-out facility on site. Nearby, guests can also find equestrian entertainment, fine dining, and world class shopping.
Keywords: villa, vacation complex, beach front home, beach front house, casa, Punta Ballena, Portezuelo, luxurious, Punta del Este, Uruguay
November to December 20 Nov 1 - Dec 20 3 night min stay
Christmas & 1st Week January Dec 21 - Jan 10, 2015 7 night min stay
February Feb 1 - Feb 29 3 night min stay
Easter Week Mar 30 - Apr 5, 2015 5 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
We are open to favorable rates to guests who reserve a block of days to utilize during the year.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Book with confidence
Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
About the owner: We are a very international family with three young kids. We have lived in Brazil, Chile and France, and we currently live in Palo Alto (Silicon Valley), California.
Why the Owner Chose Punta del Este: I am a native Uruguayan, married to an American. We wanted to maintain close ties with our family in Uruguay and have a home that could fit us all under one roof. Our home in Punta del Este has become our beautiful retreat from the fast-paced world and our 'home away from home.' Because we cannot travel there as often as we'd like to during the year, we've decided to open it up for other families to enjoy, allowing more to become familiar with this beautiful country.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: We arrive to a freshly prepared home w/ clean linens immediately ready to enjoy. We always utilize the friendly maid service to make our stay even more comfortable and have even hired a cook to assist us. In the mornings, we drive a few minutes to the local bakery for freshly baked biscochos and the daily news and return home to enjoy our breakfast while gazing out over the bay and ocean. My wife works out in the gym before we head to the beach by walking down to the solarium and wading through the water. While at the beach the family enjoys walking, reading, playing soccer, and swimming, but we usually end the day with a quick dip in our own private pool, counting all the yachts that have docked in the bay. Around dusk, we gather on the upper patio to applaud the sunset before dinner, which is often an asado (grill) of meats or fish.
The trip would not be complete without a trip to La Pataia, a small dairy farm (15 minute drive) complete with a petting zoo, horse back riding, and an outdoor cafe for a pancake of dulce de leche and cafe con leche. The kids adore this. WE also often hire a tennis coach for the kids and enroll them in equestrian classes.
We have our favorite restaurants in Punta del Este (10 minute drive), Lo de Terre and L'Aubere, for fine dining and many pizzerias or local fresh seafood restaurants for more casual meals with the entire family. Afterwards we stroll downtown, window shopping, and finish the evening at the favorite ice cream store Freddo's where most of us choose a generous scoop of dulce de leche granizado flavored gelatto. You can find families strolling the beach walk until 1:00 in the morning, but we are usually in bed by then.
From our home, you can take short excursions to Jose Ignacio beach (modern yet rustic beach resort 45 minutes away), Colonia (a historical, quaint town 3 hours away), downtown Montevideo (1hour drive), and even Buenos Aires (a 45 minute flight from the local airport).