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Splendid family home in the most exclusive area of Punta del Este

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths2
Space 700 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

7 bedrooms 6 baths, sleeps 20, heated pool, lakefront, near ocean, service staff

Montebello is a splendid family villa on the shores of the beautiful Laguna del Sauce a few kilometers from the Solanas white sand beach and dunes and less than 20mn drive from the world famous Punta del Este resort town. Its unique style combines French provencal architectural charm with Uruguayan tradition. It is surrounded by a 12 acres landscaped park including a heated swimming pool, private Laguna beach access with an overwater deck. Pool and park night lightings make for extended outdoor evenings of enjoyment in the Uruguayan culture. The outdoor parilla area (BBQ) under a naturally shaded Pergola will be the center of your family reunions to enjoy the expertly prepared assados by Alejandro, our parillero.

At Montebello, ever changing views and sounds of the beautiful surrounding nature with omnipresence of water from the pool, the laguna and the ocean will enchant yours senses and make for a very relaxing retreat.

With 7 bedrooms including 3 master-bedrooms with adjoining full bathrooms and 6 bathrooms overall, the house is made to welcome large families or groups of families and friends alike. Daily maid service, table waiting, housekeeping, park landscaping, pool service ensure you are taken care of and can enjoy your time at Montebello.

Nearby, you will have a choice of campo, beach and sports activities. The backcountry of Montebello offers the vast virgin territories of Uruguay for horseback riding with local gauchos or simply relaxing walks and hikes. The Pataya farm is a nearby farm where the traditional Dulce de Leche is fabricated and where children can enjoy live animals watching. Water is never far and a few kilometers from Montebello and its laguna, you will find the Solanas white sand beach, stretching for over 15km from the gorgeous Punta Ballena. At Punta Ballena, you will find the Casa Pueblo where famous Uruguayan architect Carlos Paez Vilaro created a stunning house on the edge of the cliffs. Finally, about 3km away on the shores of the Laguna, you will find the Club del Lago, a luxury resort with swimming pools, bar and restaurant, and several clay tennis courts with night lighting and a gorgeous golf course.

20km from Montebello, you will find the world famous summer resort Punta del Este. Punta marks the frontier of the Rio de la Plata with the Atlantic coast. Past the cape, you will feel the wind and the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Here shopping, restaurants and nightlife are wordclass. The harbor offers great views of the bay and regular ferry service to the nearby Isla Ghoritti. A bit further along the atlantic coast past Punta del Este, you will find the trendy beach towns of La Barra and Jose Ignacio, where local artists mix with trendy bars and surfers.

More Details

Romain, Oliver and Hugues Beau de Lomenie
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Romain, Oliver and Hugues Beau de Lomenie

We are Hugues, Olivier and Romain, three brothers, all natives of France. We have been vacationing in Montebello ever since our parents built the house over 25 years ago to welcome their growing family, increasingly dispersed all over the world. Since then, Montebello has been the center of our family reunions and also a wonderful cultural enrichment into our lives. Today, we share our times between our respective residences in Europe (Hugues lives in Paris, Olivier in London and Romain in Venice) and we continue to live the tradition of our family reunions in Montebello with all of our children.

Why Romain, Oliver and Hugues Beau de Lomenie chose Uruguay

Montebello was passed down to us when our parents passed away. Through the years and many memories, Montebello has become for us and for our children our family home in Uruguay. Away from the busy world in a secluded nature heaven, we yearn to return to its peace and beauty. Montebello has also open our French family to the richness of the latin american cultures of Uruguay and Argentina. We have come to love Uruguay, from its beautiful open lands to its well kept secret splendid beaches, to its well educated, warm and hospitable people. Some of our best family friends are Uruguayan. We also enjoy its safe towns and cities, its legendary BBQ meats ('assados'), and its beautifully crafted leathers and wools. Today, Montebello and Uruguay are part of our family culture and we hope you will enjoy them as much as we do.

What makes this villa unique

Montebello is a very special place. Its location was handpicked for its unique position on the shores of the Laguna del Sauce, one of the most beautiful and exclusive area around Punta del Este. Its 12 acres gorgeously landscaped park ensures you will have the space and privacy you need to enjoy this special time with family and friends. Its unique style combines French provencal architecture with Uruguayan traditional touches such as its outdoor parilla area under the Pergola. Water is front and center at Montebello, between the swimming pool, the laguna with overwater deck and the nearby splendid white sand Solanas beach. Montebello will reopen your eyes on the marvels of nature, from the beautifully landscaped park, to the exotic birds and sounds all over the park to the legendary Puesta del Sol (sunset) over the Pan de Azucar (local mountain in sight of the house) and the Laguna del Sauce. The park and pool night illuminations ensure that you can continue to enjoy Montebello indoor and outdoor pleasures well past sunset.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Maldonado

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet , Associated with master2
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet , Associated with master1
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet , Associated with master3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , Bathroom for service room
  • There is an outdoor shower at the pool There is an outdoor shower in the patio between the garage and the main house: beach shower
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master with private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Master with private bathroom and walk-in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master with private bathroom and walk-in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 4 single bed , 1 cot , Kids room
    Bedroom 6 - 5 child bed , Kids room
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 single bed , Service room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our caseros (gardians) live on the property in a separate cottage house at the entrance of the park and guarantee a high level of services. Services provided include daily maid service, table waiting, laundry service, cloth ironing, uruguayan assados (BBQ) preparation, grocery shopping, general housekeeping, park landscaping, pool service, handyman and general maintenance.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Splendid family home in the most exclusive area of Punta del Este
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Montebello is not a house, is a home.

  • 5 of 5

Montebello is not a house, is a home. We spend the most amazing four days with my whole family (12). The house is of course beautiful, the pool, the grill, the kitchen, every bedroom with it's own magic, the dining and family room, every square foot is wortg the stay. However, the most incredible thing about this particular place, it's how it make you feel the minute you walk out the back door to see the trees with the lake in the background. The morning breeze, the spectacular sunsets behind the lake, the sun light making it's way through the trees. Every single detail is one more gold star for this home. It's a place where memories come alive, where you won't have a vacation, you'll have an experience for a lifetime. It's a pace to remember, it's a place that we'll never forget, and we sure will come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carlos and we are so glad you could enjoy Montebello the same way we do. We look forward to hosting you again.
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Gorgeous house, property, and view

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of friends down over the New Years at Montebello and couldn't have been happier. Romain was a delight to work with over email and the help on property was attentive and always available to help, with anything from getting more firewood, to doing grocery runs. The property is beautifully located on the lake and has a massive yard, great for volleyball, badminton, football, and a great infinity pool that overlooks the lake. The home is perfect for entertaining large groups (massive outdoor parilla - bbq and dining table) and families and I would recommend it to anyone going down. The only point is that you must have your transportation figured out beforehand either with a private driver or rental car as it is not quite on a major route. Overall, I look forward to having the opportunity of returning to Montebello in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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No tengo palabras para explicar lo vivido...

  • 5 of 5

La mejor experiencia que hemos vivido en alquilar una casa es Montebello. Pero no es solo el lugar el cual es increible es el cariño de Alejandro y su esposa los que dia a dia hacen que la estadia sea perfecta.

Muchos de los que fuimos quedamos enamorados de ese lugar y sus comodidades. Pasamos unos dias maravillosos rodeados de la familia; sin dudas lo mejor de Punta del Este es Montebello.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias Emilio, estoy conmovido por sus comentarios... Montebello le espera. Romain
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Montebello es Magico

  • 5 of 5

Vivimos unas vacaciones espectaculares en esta casa que esta preparada para pasarla de lo mejor. La casa es un sueño, bien equipada y comodisima con el plus de la presencia de los caseros que nos atendieron de primera. El entorno es increíble con un parque extenso y lindisimo, y la vista hacia la laguna es imperdible. Es un lugar donde se descansa a pleno, no vemos la hora de regresar.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sofia and we look forward to welcoming you again in Montebello!
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Montevideo, Uruguay

Espectacular casa en un entorno increíble

  • 5 of 5

Alquilamos la casa para un fin de semana largo entre familias amigas. Eramos varios adultos y niños y todos pasamos de película.

La casa es muy cómoda, con varios ambientes y para todos los gustos. Está perfectamente mantenida, con mucho gusto, detalles y prolijidad. Cuenta con todo para que uno no tenga que preocuparse por nada. El paisaje es absolutamente encantador y con mucha paz.

Y Alejandro el casero, en todo momento está a la orden para lo que puedas necesitar.

Fue una gran experiencia, de las que quedan en el mejor recuerdo de todos los que pudimos vivirla. Volveremos!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Little paradize in Uruguay

  • 5 of 5

Located halfway between Montevideo and Punta Del Este, this fantastic villa is the ideal place to spend some lazy and peaceful time with family, kids and/or friends, far away from urban madness. You will spend your time between the inside confort of the villa and the volupty of the garden. Morning in Punta Del Este, afternoon in the swiming pool, diner outside sharing "el asado". Here you will really experience what vacations mean. I love it. You will too, for sure. Just book it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello reviewer, thank you very much for posting your nice review of Montebello. Can I please ask you to make one correction? Montebello is located about 20km from Punta (close to Punta) and about 1hr away from Montevideo. Many thanks again, Romain
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Aeroporto de Punta del Este
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Gold del Club del Lago
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Ruta Interbalnearia
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Las Cumbres de la Ballena
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Playa Solanas
Car: necessary

Within a few kilometers of the property you will find Las Cumbers de la Ballena (, a charming boutique hotel with a splendid 360deg panoramic view of the area, where you can enjoy aperitif and dinner.

Also really close by, you will find the beautiful Club del Lago resort for golf and tennis aficionados.

Be sure to visit the Punta Ballena, a whale watching promontory off of which you will enjoy a unique view of the Rio de la Plata. Punta Ballena also features the Casapueblo, the residence and workshop of Uruguay's greatest cultural treasure, the artist Carlos Páez Vilaró. It is a sprawling white confection of a place that brings to mind a meringue created by Gaudí. It is Punta's artistic focal point and its most interesting architectural landmark.

Within 20km is the world-famous summer report Punta del Este where you can enjoy some of the best shopping, local markets, casinos, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and marinas of this side of Latin America.

A few kilometers further along the Atlantic coast past Punta del Este, you will find the trendy beach towns of La Barra and Jose Ignacio. Artist galleries, shops restaurants, beach coves and sand beaches, surfing are to name a few the hallmarks of these sites.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Maldonado

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2017
27 Feb 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
22 Jun 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
22 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
January 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
February 2018
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
22 Jun 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee A$402.03
Refundable Damage Deposit A$2,680.17

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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