Casa Los Olivos was built in the early 1900's by a Uruguyan ranching family and was totally renovated in 2001 by a 4th generation member involved in international tourism. It is an ideal venue for a people who desire a beach vacation but with more variety and luxury. OR equally - it is a marvelous local for extended small group meetings or vacation of 10/12 guests. It can be a barebone rental with total quietude or we can help you choose 3 meals a day and complete concierge service to provide you with a weeks worth of memorable activities. The choice is yours. THe main house is a 8 room Palladian style villa with 12 foot ceilings. It comprises a library with underground wine cellar, a living room with fireplace opening onto a huge pavillion, a dining room, modern chef's kitchen, and four bedroom suites. The pavilion is surrounded by a parilla (BBQ), a screened in summer living room, and a gazebo. The pavillion has spectacular views of the horse and cattle pastures - with a marvelous swimming hole in addition to the main pool. The front of the house overlooks the entry court with amble parking. A short walkway from the front porch is a self contained casita (built 2001) with kitchenette, luxury bath, sitting area and fireplace. it opens onto a large screened porch overlooking the pastures. THe landscaping surrounding the house is one of color and fragrances - from the vegetable gardens, koi pond and bridge, herb gardens, and delightful flowers everywhere. All of the bedrooms have their own fireplace. The main gated entry road to the hacienda has a group of separate ranch buildings for the large business groups and Weddings. There is a 4 bedroom ranch building with indoor and outdoor kitchens as well as a 2 bedroom casita In total there are 11 bedrooms on the property. The location of the villa is ideal with easy access to beaches and Punta del Este as well as the services and sites of Montevideo. One can spend the day at the incredible varied beaches, be home for a horseback riding thru the pastures and groves, and a dip in the pool with cocktails before sunset. Attention to detail marks the owners desire to welcome and service guests. THe property is run by a concierge from the local village who is available 24/7. You can choose a bountiful breakfast to start your day, simple coffee/tea service, and huge nightime banquets for your group. The house has an impressive library containing books, cds, local artwork, and antiques which reflect the local culture. Each room is highlighted with flower arrangements from the ranch gardens. Local fruit, produce, wines, meats, and home canned goods accent our food service.