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Spacious 4 Br Villa in Beach Front Community - Pool Club Overlooking The Ocean

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Beautifully Designed Comfortable 4 Br/3 Bath Villa In The Heart Of Dorado Beach

Gated, secure and family friendly community on the beach. Comes with Golf cart for easy access to all the amenities including ocean front pool and playground as well as tennis court.

Villa is tastefully designed with beautiful patio with grille and sprawling back yard.

Sleeps 8-10 guests in four bedrooms with three bathrooms:

Master Bedroom en-suite: Queen Bed; 40” Flat Screen TV. Stylish earth-color bedding, bedside tables, lamps, and chest of 12 drawers – all leading out to a sun-drenched balcony.

Second Bedroom: Queen Bed. Lush bedding beneath eye-catching contemporary wall art.

Third Bedroom: Two twin beds in attractive wooden design. Mirrored closet. Bedding is in classic Caribbean colors.

Fourth Bedroom: Full sofa bed; Bedside table and lamp. Two cots available for additional delivery fee.

General Description:

An exceptionally peaceful property.

The entrance sets the tone with a rippling fountain and lush plants – all on red-tiled flooring

A short walk or golf cart ride to a magnificent beach and pool club with playground

Bed linens, bath towels, and beach towels

Full air-conditioned with split units in the living room and all four bedrooms

Cable Television and Wi-Fi Internet access

Golf Cart

Washing machine and clothes dryer in a separate laundry including a rinse-sink.

Dedicated parking spaces

Close to world-class golf courses


There are three bathrooms, one en-suite to the Master Bedroom

The Master Bathroom has twin basins and a large oval bathtub.

Sunken lighting mirrors

Each bathroom has its own distinctive style with modern fixtures and fittings

Living Room:

Stylishly decorated with plants and lamps

Rattan-backed, upholstered couches with color-coordinated scatter cushions

Tastefully chosen living room accessories, coffee table, ornaments, and wall-art

Split-unit air-conditioning

47” Flat Screen Television

Dining Area – located off the living room:

Seats 6 around a stylish wooden table.

Finished with modern wall art.


Fully equipped – and finished with white cabinetry


Double-door refrigerator

Flat-top stove range



Dishes and utensils



Barstool counter seating


Three spacious patios/balconies

Main patio is fully furnished with six, modern, outdoor, close-weave chairs – around a contemporary marble-tiled-topped table.

Adjacent to landscaped gardening

This covered patio has a large, propane-gas grille

Local Sports & Adventure Activities

Cycling, Golf, Kayaking, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wind-Surfing, and more…

Dorado Reef Community offers:

Blue-top tennis court

Modern pool and gazebo area includes a “kiddies pool” as well as a kid’s playground

35 minutes from the entertainment, dining, and shopping centers of San Juan

Not far from exciting excursion destinations such the Rain Forest and Camuy Cave Park

Many local, world-class restaurants offering a wide range of cuisine

Call Alma at 508-740-4690 for additional details

Paradise Villas & Vacation offerings include:

(at no additional cost):

The exclusive Paradise Villas & Vacations “Meet & Greet” service

The exclusive Paradise Villas & Vacations “Day-Trippers®” Sheets

The exclusive Paradise Villas & Vacations “Paradise Gold” Special Offer Discounts to many local vendors and restaurants.

The exclusive Paradise Villas & Vacations comprehensive “Guest Resource Guide” with details on everything from medical resources, to excursions, to dining.

24/7 Guest Services Management.

(at additional cost):

Personal chef and catering services

Pre-visit grocery shopping

Excursion advice and planning

Daily housekeeping

Porta cribs and high chairs

Car rental referrals and trip planning

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:
April 9, 2018


Higuillar Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ensuite in Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms: There are four bathrooms, one en-suite to the Master Bedroom The Master Bathroom has twin basins and a large oval bathtub. Each bathroom has its own distinctive style with modern fixtures and fittings
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Spacious closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , TV and entertainment area
  • Sleeps up to 10 guests in four bedrooms with four bathrooms: Master Bedroom en-suite: King, wooden, posted bed. 55” TV. Pull out sofa. Two balconies. Second Bedroom: Queen bed. Plenty of closet space behind mirrored doors. Third Bedroom: Full bed. Mirrored closet. Fourth Bedroom: Two twin beds. Attractive, earth-colored, rectangle-fabric bedding. 20” TV, Cable and DVD entertainment unit.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Located less than 1/2 mile from the Ritz Reserve and world class golfing- perfect for a family vacation or vacation with friends.


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Spacious 4 Br Villa in Beach Front Community - Pool Club Overlooking The Ocean
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Great place to relax!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoy the stay at this house. The description of the house is accurate. The house is big, spacious and comfortable. The garden is nice, quiet and pleasant.

The condominium is very beautiful, well taken care off and the guards super nice.

The beach is a 5 minutes’ walk from the villa but there is a golf cart if you do not want to walk. The beach is small but you are by yourself, almost a private beach.

The house is well furnished and well equipped with towels, linens, hangers, etc. The kitchen is very nice and a good place to hang around while you cook.

The management is extremely nice and accommodating. They made the check in and out supper easy, and they were very responsive to every question or need.

I would come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paloma, Thank you so much for your warm and detailed review. We very much enjoyed hosting you at Villa Arricife and Villa Catalina. We love hosting large families and look forward to having you all back in Paradise. All the best! Alma
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Great house, great location, great vacation

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Villa Arrecife for a week during out kids' Spring Break in April 2017. We had a great time and the villa was great. This property is between the Ritz and the Hyatt in Dorado. The beach for this gated community was NOT CROWDED, which was fantastic. We essentially had the entire beach to ourselves. The community pool, while not huge and not fancy, was actually quite nice for our kids. The pavilion by the pool was great for shade and lunch.

Our group was 8 people, 5 adults and 3 kids (12, 13 and 13 years old). This villa was almost perfect for us. The pros were much stronger than the cons, but I will provide both below:


-location: the location was great. We were able to visit San Juan twice, the Rainforest another day and also another day trip to Pozo de las Mujeres. Also restaurants and shopping are very close

-the villa itself was spacious, the community was not crowded, and the included golf cart helped get to and from the beach/pool was also great

-Alex was very helpful. When I had a problem with the sound bar on the TV he came right out to look into it for us.

-the patio was a great place to hang out. We cooked out on the grill 3 times while we were there and hung out on the patio all mornings and evenings.

-the TV in the family room w/sound bar was great. there were 2 NHL playoff games on while we were there that i needed to see, one on the USA network, and one on NBCSN and both networks were available on the cable package provided by the house. We would not have gotten those in a hotel room. This was a big plus for me.


There were really no major issues/no show stoppers for us at the villa. We really enjoyed the place. Here are just a few things that could have been a little better:

-the water pressure was low during the week we were there. Alex said that the town had too many people in it that week and the water system was struggling to keep up. This was not a huge issue, but the water really just trickled out in the shower.

-the couches in the family room are made of hard wicker with cushions on them. They were not very comfortable. This was our biggest negative in the house. The TV was great, but the couches were not very comfortable.

Overall the Pros far outweighed the Cons, I would stay here again, and i would recommend it to others.

The couches in the family room are the main reason for 4 stars instead of 5. If you don't plan on watching much TV, then this is not a factor.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, Well-appointed Villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in the villa - two adults and three teenage girls. My daughters loved the place. It was spacious - 4 bedrooms, a big living room, dining area and a well-stocked kitchen, plus three bathrooms - and well-appointed, precisely as described in the advertisement. The inside and outside space were immaculate on arrival and we used both generously during the week. Nice backyard patio table - perfect for breakfast! The villa was also conveniently located - about a 30 minute drive to Old San Juan. The liaison, Alex, was helpful on our arrival and responsive to our needs during the week. The entire complex was well-run. It is a very safe, well-maintained gated community with a pool and access to the ocean.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Beach Resort in Dorado, PR

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a nice place to celebrate our anniversary this summer. We wanted a place near the beach, near all of the popular sites but away from the mainstream traffic, and large enough to accommodate our entire family. Dorado Reef checked all of the boxes and more... From the beginning, Alma was very helpful in making sure the accommodations met all of our needs. She was always responsive and seemed genuinely concerned with making sure our stay was a good one.

Once the arrangements were made, it was time to take our trip. I expected a nice villa in a well-maintained community but what we saw more than exceeded my expectations. The villa was absolutely beautiful and the grounds were so well planned and maintained, I can see myself spending a full vacation there without ever leaving the villa. We arrived and met with Alex who showed us around the villa and the grounds. Alex was also very accommodating. He was always happy to help us find what we needed and even made a few phone calls to help set up reservations for us. He went above and beyond to make sure our stay went well.

The villa was clean and well furnished throughout. The beach was a short 5-minute walk or an easy 2-minute drive away. (A golf cart is provided.) We were there for eight days and in the end, it really wasn't enough.

Dorado itself is beautiful and everything you need is nearby but if you want to venture out, many of the popular stops are nearby.

My family and I fell in love with the area and spent a lot of time in the Villa or on the beach. We're already thinking about our next trip back...

Thank you, Alma & Alex for all your help in making this an amazing experience for me and my family.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this warm and thoughtful review. We are delighted that you had a good time and found the villa and the community to your liking. Dorado Beach is indeed a Paradise and a terrific place to find all that you dream of in a vacations spot! We very much enjoy helping our guests to make sure they have the best experiences- Alex is a true local gem and is very resourceful- I'm glad he made you all feel at home. That is what this experience should be- spacious accommodations with all the amenities of home along with exceptional services that feel like staying at a resort hotel! We certainly look forward to hosting your and your family again in the near future- Paradise Awaits!! Alma
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Beyond believeable

  • 5 of 5

First off I must begin with saying thank you, my friends and I traveled to the beautiful city of Dorado to celebrate the marriage of two dear friends. Upon arrival we could not believe that we were actually staying in such a breath taking venue. It by far exceeded our expectations. From the moment we walked in to the courtyard to saw a beautiful fountain we were not prepared for what was on the other side of the doors. The place was amazing, the spacious first floor smelled so clean and had such a warm feeling. It was cozy, yet classy and had a hint of paradise. The amenities were abundant. We very comfortably were able to sleep our 8 guests with plenty of room to spare. The furnishings were in great condition and we could not have felt more at home. The golf cart was truly a brilliant touch. We were able to use it to transport our guests to the private beach and swimming pool area. The views were enough to last a life time. Our hearts are truly filled with memories we will for ever have. Our friendships are stronger than ever and the time we spend cooking meals on the private patio help make our bonds stronger. We can not thank you enough

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this warm review. It was a delight to host you and your family. We spend a lot of effort making sure that the villas we offer are well prepared for our guests and that our guest services manager is on call 24/7 to assist with any questions about the villa, nearby activities, dining, transportation and more. We love the area of Dorado- which is the perfect launching pad for day excursions across the Island and one of the best locations for beaches, fine dining, water sports and more. We look forward to having you back to our corner of Paradise!!
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
San Juan International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ritz Resrve
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Ritz Reserve
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ritz Reserve
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Dorado Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Damage Deposit $500

Golf cart included with security deposit of $500

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 50 - 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% and are not included in your quote. We offer baby equipment for delivery fee. Call 508 740 4690.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund