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.