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Lakeside Villa Ocean Rental! Near the Ritz Resort, Perfect for couples or family

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We have just made many upgrades to the property, newly painted , all new living room furniture, and a modular couch seating area in the master suite. We have installed new Bali shades for privacy .The Kitchen has been fully updated with new cabinets and new appliances..There are ceiling fans throughout. New Central Air units with three zones .There is also a new gas grill.

The guest bedroom can be converted to a king bed or two singles that have trundles under them. Configure to your needs. This luxurious 2 bedroom Mediterranean style villa is located in the heart of the complex.The location is more private and quieter than those that adjoin the pool area. There are two flat screen TV's a 60" in the living room and a 48" in the Master suite with DVR , ,and New York stations NBC ,CBS, ABC.

There are 3 pools on site, tennis courts, and gated entrance to the beach. Dorado Beach golf courses are minutes away.. It is only 30-45 minutes away from San Juan International Airport. There is 24/7 security. It is a gated community.

It's perfect for exploring the island, Camuy Caves, rain forests, and Old San Juan. There are beautifully landscaped gardens ,ponds and palms throughout the complex. It is meticulously maintained. There are plenty of wonderful restaurants and shops nearby. All new Kitchen cabinets and appliances that is fully equipped for every need. Beach chairs, games, toys, snorkel gear, beach towels ,tennis rackets and balls included.

Don't make the mistake of renting other units in Lakeside, most all haven't been updated in 20 years. Also beware of hidden costs and bogus reviews!

More Details

John Carleton
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

About John Carleton

My wife and I left the Island of Vieques to live in this all inclusive development. We like the secure 24/7 security and the close proximity to restaurants and golf. It is easy living.

Many years ago, when we were first married, we purchased three small island photos at a garage sale. We said they were for our "Island Home". We actually made it happen! Dreams do come true. We want you to live our dream, even if it is just for a short time.

John Carleton purchased this townhome in 2006

Why John Carleton chose Cerro Gordo

Dorado always has the perfect weather and the villa is a five minute walk to the beach.

What makes this townhome unique

pools, golf, beaches, and swimming. There is also a casino in Bayamon about a half hour away at a Hyatt Hotel.


Cerro Gordo Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Living Room - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Guest
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 4 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , configure to your needs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) The guest bedroom can be either 2 twin beds or 1 king bed. There are also 2 trundle twins available as well as 2 full auto air beds.
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Lakeside Villa Ocean Rental! Near the Ritz Resort, Perfect for couples or family
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Exactly what we wanted!

  • 5 of 5

Extremely comfortable & roomy villa! Loved the location, the amenities, and the privacy! The facility was very nice & quiet. The beach was ours for the time we were there with very few people. There are several local restaurants and a grocery store nearby. The Hyatt is a simple walk along the beach if you want it. The owners were so friendly and have the villa well equipped with everything you need. Also extremely well decorated which really made us feel first class. Trying to plan another trip already!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're happy to hear u enjoyed your stay and look forward to having u as another returning guest. Thanks , John & Anne
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Very nice, spacious, family-friendly place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in July, on a family vacation. Had just about everything we needed for a comfortable stay, the rooms were nice and big, could have easily fit more people than our family of four. The layout was very functional. We brought our 1 year old and 3 yr old, it felt safe, easy to child proof, no stairs. Internet access and Netflix was available! Nice pool just a short walk away. Would love to stay here again, enjoyed the Dorado area. Our favorite grocery store was La Hacienda, as well as an upscale family friendly pizza place was Pirilo Pizza. We were able to go on 2 excursions, a catamaran island hopping trip in farjado, and a coffee plantation tour in Ponce (2 hr drive) , a beautiful drive through mountains.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We're happy you had a memorable vacation at our Vacation Villa. Thanks, John
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New London, Ct

Beautiful! Definitely felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa! Very comfortable and peaceful! I surprised my husband and teenage daughter with a family vacation (Husbands bday). Everything was clean, the home felt very welcoming. Everything you can possible need for a get away is there.. so don't be like myself and pack unnecessary items! John was very helpful and responsive with any questions I had, no matter the time! The villa and the town is definitely a home away! Hopefully we will be back by the end of the year or we will be back the same time next year!! Thank you John for your wonderful hospitality!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hasbrouck Heights

Overall great Villa can't wait to return

  • 5 of 5

One of the best equipped villas we have rented. An incredible amount of detail was paid. My children (age 17, 12 & 2) had a blast.

Everything you needed was in the home. We loved how clean and peaceful the gated community is and close to restaurants and best of all Starbucks. Dorado Lakeside villas is very private and allows one to really relax and enjoy beautiful PR. Next door to Hyatt on the beach we bought Piña coladas everyday and could even have lunch there , great Scv and most of all so welcoming . I would definitely like to revisit.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I absolutely enjoyed my stay at Villa Ana. It is located about an hour away from most of the attractions we wanted to see. The house was perfect for the 7 of us and equipped with everything we needed and also nearby the grocery stores and gas stations. The house was beautiful inside and out and perfect to come home to after a day of sightseeing. We didn't really get to enjoy the beach because there was too much seaweed on the sand and a little secluded but there are 2 other becahes nearby which we probably could've visited but ran out of time. I will definitely make this my vacation spot the next time I visit Dorado. Definitely worth the trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfax, Virginia

An execellent rental!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property for three consecutive years and the experience has been outstanding!! The location of this villa is extremely convenient: 35 minutes from San Juan and the airport and with nice golf courses and other tourist facilities nearby. The famous RitzCarlton Reserve with its championship golf course and Jose Andres Restaurant is only 5 minutes away. Two other excellent restaurants (Cuban and Italian) are within 10 minutes. Stores like Super Walmart, Walgreens and a modern Supermarket are located about 15 minutes away. The villas' swimming pool is huge and the beach is clean and within walking distance. For those desiring to try a different beach, the Cerro Gordo public beach is about 3 miles away. John, the owner of the villa, is very understanding and flexible. It is a pleasure to deal with him. The villa has everything one needs to enjoy a pleasant, first class and peaceful vacation in Puerto Rico. I was borne in PR and know the Island very well. Prior to renting from John, I looked at many properties but finally settled on this one. John...Thank you for the great times we have enjoyed at your villa!!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Catano goes to OLD SAN JUAN
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dorado Plantation Dorado East
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.