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Sculptor's Retreat Villa @ Dorado Beach Resort, a Ritz Carlton Reserve

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathroom On Golf Course; Walk To Beach

Owned by renowned local sculptor Luis Torruella, this beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa has a spectacular location second to none next to the famous West Course of Dorado Beach Resort in Dorado, Puerto Rico. Enjoy the privacy of its huge covered terrace with unobstructed views of the West Course fairways. In 2013, it was fully remodeled with the artist’s personal touches.

The villa’s casual elegant décor and its natural surroundings will set the mood for the perfect vacation. Whether you want to relax in the 800 square foot covered terrace feeling the smooth trade winds while listening to the birds or take advantage of the numerous activities this resort home has to offer you will not find a better vacation spot. Great for families with kids!

And remember, Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, with no passport, no customs and no currency exchange required. You enjoy the convenience of the U.S. and the luxury of a legendary Caribbean Resort.

Reserve today and start living your Caribbean dream!

Dorado Beach Resort Club includes:

• The Watermill River Park

• 3 golf courses at Plantation (50% reduced rate of $70 for the Pineapple and Sugarcane Courses and $125 for the East Course)

• El Encanto Beach Club, which has beautiful beach and pool and shower facilities, a restaurant and the center beach, Barlovento Water Sports facilities and restaurant, the Fitness and Wellness Center, as well as a Tennis Center.

• Barlovento Watersport Club (kite boarding, paddle boarding, hobbie cat and kayak)

Also includes Dorado Beach Ritz Carlton Reserve Facilities available to members:

• Su Casa Restaurant by Jose Andres

• Positivo Sand Bar

• Hotel Shops

• Botanical Spa

The Dorado Beach membership will provide you with an ID cards and charging privileges.

A membership is not required for the following:

• East and West beach (accessible by golf cart, bike or by walking in the property)

• tennis courts

• Main pool (community pool)

• Zafra Restaurant at Plantation golf Club

• Golf is also available at nonmember rates of $145 for Sugarcane and Pineapple Courses, and $250 at the PGA East Course.

More Details

Owner
Luis Torruella
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Luis Torruella

Luis Torruella collaborates with architects, developers, and art institutions for the development of art. His work is displayed in several museums, inside and outside of Puerto Rico. He has shown his work in the United States, Europe, and the Orient

At the moment, he offers conferences in the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, participates in international art fairs, and continues evolving his style and technique to set an innovative pace in the international sculpture scene.

Work can be viewed at website.

Luis Torruella purchased this villa in 2013

Why Luis Torruella chose Dorado

We purchased this property because Dorado Beach Resort has a unique set of qualities found nowhere else in Puerto Rico. Also, the world class golf, the beach, the tennis facilities, and the amazing view from its perfect terrace makes this property the perfect setting for a vacation.

What makes this villa unique

Features:

• Prime location with unobstructed views of the West Course fairways and lake. This is truly one of the best locations within the entire resort.

• 800 square foot covered terrace: includes sitting area, large dining table, BBQ area and hammock

• Private 4 seat golf cart with its own golf cart garage

• 6 bicycles

• Tennis court and swimming pool

• 2 parking spaces for the unit’s exclusive use

• Close to the beach, a 10-minute walk, or a 5- minute bike ride or stroll in the golf cart

• The Ritz Carlton Reserve Spa, Three Robert Trent Jones Sr. Championship Golf Courses, various restaurants, a themed water park, state of the art fitness center, beach club and water sports are all available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Sculptor's Retreat Villa @ Dorado Beach Resort, a Ritz Carlton Reserve
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 45 reviews
5

Very special property, perfect for a relaxing family trip!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Sculptor's Retreat Villa after Thanksgiving this year and couldn't have been happier! As traveling with kids goes, it can feel like more work than play- but this vacation actually felt like a vacation. And with a 6 yr old, 4 yr. old, and 6 months old, that is high praise! The house was spacious, well maintained and tastefully decorated. The view and grounds were gorgeous, and the kids had a ball running around the huge back lawn, finding coconuts, and swinging in the hammocks. This villa is the last unit on the block, so you have an unobstructed view and it felt very private. Luis was a very gracious and attentive host. He came through in a pinch when our crib rental fell through and set one up for us, checked on us throughout the trip, and has set up a beautiful and thoughtfully equipped home. Once you enter the Ritz Reserve gates you truly wouldn't need to leave! I was a little nervous about how far apart everything was and the logistics of getting around the reserve, but the golf cart made it so easy and the kids loved it. All of the pools, restaurants and activities are very quick trips away and are all incredible. We truly felt like we were in paradise all week, and I can't express how breathtakingly beautiful and special everything was. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Spacious, clean, convenient, family friendly.

  • 5 of 5

The property was just what our family of 7 needed. Luis, the owner, greeted us when we arrived and gave us a complete tour of the home. We were able to use towels and toiletries that were in the home, which helped a lot. You don't realize how much you appreciate using things like salt and pepper and laundry detergent until you don't have it. I would stay here again, we loved everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Amazing views, great location, so much to do

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful and a great location for a family of 6 with ages from 12 -18. I could easily live on the back porch with the hanging chairs and hammock. The views are beautiful and peaceful. We took advantage of the bicycles that came with the house and there were enough for all of us to bike together. There are so many things to do on the reserve you really don't need to leave. We took morning hikes before going to the beach or Watermill each day. We were even lucky enough to come upon gardeners cutting the coconuts from the trees one day. They chopped off the top off two and offered us fresh coconut one morning! We snorkeled in different areas pointed out to us by the Ambassador of the Sea program. Our teens took kite surfing lessons at the Goodwinds beach area. We loved using the golf cart to go to the pool areas or wonderful Positivo Restaurant at night. It was awesome to eat out doors with our feet in the sand and the food was amazing. We took one day trip 15 minutes away to a new reserve where they rescued leather back baby turtles and released them at sunset, Amazing! Again the Ambassadors program told us about it. We would definitely stay at this home again. It gave the whole family plenty of room to spread out and was great to come back to every day. The bedrooms were large and clean. Luis was there to great us when we arrived and answered all of our questions. Thank you for a wonderful vacation and many wonderful memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Fabulous vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family arrived to a beautiful resort and villa. Luis, the owner, greeted us and was very helpful in pointing out all the amenities of his villa. The villa was super clean, spacious and comfortable and decorated very nicely, full of great art! The large covered outdoor space had amazing views and was an area were many meals were eaten. Dorado Beach Resort is an amazing property full of activities for everyone. Having the golf cart was a lot of fun, as well as, a convenient way to move around the property. Luis had a binder full of restaurant suggestions within the resort as well as in the town of Dorado. Our family truly had relaxing and an amazing time. We will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Beautiful, well located property.

  • 5 of 5

I have been using VRBO for over 15 years and have not encountered a more hospitable owner. Luis met us at the property to give us a lay of the land, which was really helpful. The property is very comfortable and has an outstanding covered outdoor space with a comfortable sitting area, a great hammock, a dining table, and a grille. While utilizing this space, you can hear waves crashing in the distance. What else do you need? We also had use of a golf cart along with bikes for our entire family. The property is perfectly located. A short bike or golf cart ride to the Encanto Beach Club. The best thing about the Dorado Beach Club is that there is something for everyone. It will entertain all ages. Golf, tennis, surfing, kiteboarding, phenomenal gym, beautiful beaches, fun water park. All right out the door.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Scupltor's Retreat is fantastic. Could not ask for anything more

  • 5 of 5

This property is a total delight. It is beautifully decorated with every amenity one could ask for and is in excellent condition. The pictures and reviews are all amazingly accurate. We especially love the outdoor covered terrace with full dining, hammocks, chair swings and couches and tables. We practically lived out there and enjoyed the beautiful view. The unit was well supplied, including provisions and all appliances are in excellent working order. Most of all, the owner Luis is extraordinary! He was immediately responsive to every request, even when the internet went down through no fault of his in area-wide failure. The unit comes with bicycles, a kayak, paddle board, nearly new gas grill snorkling gear and more. Beds are in great shape and the original art is very attractive. The nearby tennis court is in great shape, the pool and hot tub too. This was our second trip to the Ritz Carlton resort and met every possible expectation. (And Luis' Mom makes a dynamite muffin!)

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Dorado Beach Resort
Nearest Golf
10 Metres
Dorado Beach Resort
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
PR-22
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Dorado Beach Resort
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Dorado Beach
Car: recommended

Dorado Beach

Three Robert Trent Jones Sr. Championship Golf Courses

The Ritz Carlton Reserve Spa

Access Encanto Beach Club, Spa Botánico and Mi Casa, by José Andrés Restaurant at the new Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve.

Spectacular dining at Zafra and La Hacienda Bar and Terrace located at the Clubhouse.

Exclusive Watermill Aquatic Adventure Park

Barlovento bar and grill at East Beach

Wind & Waves Center offering sailing, paddle boards and kite surfing lessons and other watersports.

Access state-of-the art Fitness & Wellness Center

Local Villas private swimming pool & tennis court

Nearby Casinos

Photos

Rates & Availability

Dorado Beach Resort & Club Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$680
 
 
Summer season 2017
Apr 21 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$640
 
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$540
 
 
Mid Season
Nov 21 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$680
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$540
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

There are no hidden charges for this listing nor "processing fees". Use of the golf cart is included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Dorado Beach Resort & Club Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • All bathrooms have shower towers with numerous jets.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single
    Master - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom opens to terrace and the two other bedrooms open to an interior patio. Each bedroom has its own full bathroom. Master and bedroom 3 have flat screen TV with cable.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You have the option of purchasing a one-week temporary membership for a group of four (fee of $75 each per week to add up to six more) for $525 plus 7% tax for the resort club, which includes: • The Watermill River Park • 3 golf courses at Plantation (50% reduced rate of $70 for the Pineapple and Sugarcane Courses and $125 for the East Course) • El Encanto Beach Club, which has beautiful beach and pool and shower facilities, a restaurant and the center beach, Barlovento Water Sports facilities and restaurant, the Fitness and Wellness Center, as well as a Tennis Center. • Barlovento Watersport Club (kite boarding, paddle boarding, hobbie cat and kayak) Also includes Dorado Beach Ritz Carlton Reserve Facilities available to members: • Su Casa Restaurant by Jose Andres • Positivo Sand Bar • Hotel Shops • Botanical Spa

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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