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

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 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:
August 21, 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 Vega Alta

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 5 star luxury 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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Cerro Gordo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • 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
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Each Bedroom has a private bathroom attached to form a suite
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 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 for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • 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 center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • 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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3BR Beachfront Villa near the Ritz Resort with Pools and Tennis
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 95 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.


  • Submitted: May 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Daly City, California

Three weeks in paradise doesn't say enough

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described as on the website, beautiful and fit for a king. Everything you needed was there and if not all you had to do was call Alex and he would provide. The unit was spotless inside and the grounds were beautifully maintained.

We planned this trip two years in advance to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and once the time came the three weeks flew by. All our guests were taken back by Villa and the grounds. They still can't stop talking about the wonderful time they had here and exploring Puerto Rico. We also had a chance to meet Alma and she invited us to be her Guest at an after party at the Ritz Carlton. Another great memory!

This is a place I would recommend for family and friends who want to get away from it all and explore on their own. We visited the Camuy Caves, Arecibo Telescope, Dorado Beach and Old San Juan a must. There is plenty to do and see for everyone.

We will be back.

Steve & Jenny

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful place for a multi-generational family

  • 5 of 5

We cannot recommend enough the Villa De Palma at the Lakeside Villas. My husband and I coordinated a family vacation for 10 persons, ages 1 to 70. The villa was perfect for all our needs, it accommodated three families, was right by the beautiful and empty pool, and a short walk to the beach. Alma was wonderfully helpful in coordinating with us our arrival, and set us up with the most awesome tour guide Rafael Torres, and linked us with private chef Jennifer Herrera. The property manager Alex was very prompt and made himself available to us multiple times during our stay. I am so happy with our stay, and would love to return and sample more of what beautiful Puerto Rico has to offer!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us your warm review. It was a pleasure hosting you in Paradise and we look forward to having you back and helping you plan a whole new set of adventures and experiences! Paradise awaits! Alma and the Paradise Villas and Vacations team
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Magnificient! Above and beyond expectations!!

  • 5 of 5


We wanted to take a moment to thank you so very much for our absolutely wonderful, luxurious, relaxing vacation! The Villas were all magnificent and so convenient having family next door!! It was so nice to sit with family for coffee on our back terraces every morning, everything was so peaceful and comfy! We had such a great time whether it was just relaxing at the villa, pool, beach, or exploring out and about Dorado or going on excursions to the waterfall, hiking, caves etc. Everything was amazing especially the incredibly beautiful beaches!

So grateful for your hospitality and we WILL be coming back!!!

"Paradise Awaits"!

Thanks again!!

JoAnne J

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carmichael , California

Very comfortable,relaxing & secluded. !!

  • 5 of 5

Our family was impressed with the warm welcome we received from Alex upon our arrival to the Villa. Location, layout & amenities were provided as promised. Villa was very inviting, clean & the decor very pleasant. Pictures on the website are just a small glimpse of what the actual visual impression of the Villa offers,...again very inviting!! Alma provide us with excellent customer service with a smile & highly recommended visiting the Dorado Beach Reserve & our family was treated like VIP's!! Kudos to Alma !! We enjoyed dining at the Peruvian restaurant Metropol & La Terrazza which both provided excellent food as well as customer service. !!! All in all our family would highly recommend spending a relaxing & very satisfying experience at Lakeside Villas. Definitely will return very soon !!😊

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property!

  • 5 of 5

Property was nice and clean, and big enough for our party of 4 adults and 4 kids. Had everything we needed. Quiet and safe with a beautiful beach steps away. Alex was always available to answer questions and offer suggestions on things to do. We spent a day at Batey Adventures doing the zip line tour and loved it. Over all, this property delivered on all their promises and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a place to stay in Puerto Rico. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
San Juan
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Hyatt BEach bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dorado Beach Resort
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Dorado Beach
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


Rates & Availability

Cerro Gordo Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 21 2017 - Aug 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Nov 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 8 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $195
Pet Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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