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Ecuador Beach 4 Acres For Sale


This 4 acre Ecuador beach property is for sale.

This large parcel of  land is in Puerto Cayo.

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Puerto Cayo.

Puerto Cayo offers the benefits of a small village near a big city (Manta).

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Puerto Cayo is one hour south of Manta’s major airport, shopping arcades and every modern convenience.

Puerto Cayo is in a unique location with beach in front and a mountain chain behind.  This will hinder over development  and makes the land more valuable.   This property has a biodiversity with beach access but also access from the beach to jungles filled with wildlife in a matter of minutes.

Just off the coast of Puerto Cayo is the uninhabited Isla de La Plata, home of the Blue Footed Boobie, an area of famous whale watching from June through September.  These crystal clear Pacific waters are also famous for good fishing  as the water between Puerto Lopez and Manta is filled Dolphin, Marlin and Tuna.

This property of 16,400 square meters (4 acres) is a 2 minute drive to Puerto Cayo. directly and across the street from the beach.  There is full beach access.

Ecuador Beachfront

There is 210 feet of road frontage and the property is 770 feet deep.

Building on the beach in front of the property is prohibited .

The property is perfectly flat for development and is a 3 minute walk from 2 beachfront restaurants.

Ecuador Beachfront

The property is priced well under market value.  Single 12,000 foot lots in the area are being offered at $70,000 ($5 per square foot).

The asking price of $389,000 is less than $2.50 a square foot.  ($24 per sq meter).

For more details, Wes Keir at Wesley.keir@gmail.com

Ecuador Real Estate MLS – Spring 2015


This Ecuador real Estate MLS lists properties that have been advertised at this site in 2015.

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100 Ecuador roses at our house.

This is the last week to order 25, 50 or 100 Ecuador roses to be shipped from Ecuador for Mother’s Day.  Click here to learn how.

Spring 2015 Ecuador Real Estate MLS

Magnificent Custom Home In Cotacachi, Ecuador Private Gated Community

San Miguel - courtyard entry - 16JAN12

Gated entry to front courtyard.

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Fountain in front courtyard.

The retirement home of your dreams awaits you in the beautiful Cotacachi Valley of Ecuador.

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View of Mount Cotacachi from rear patio. Click on images to enlarge.

Cotacachi is just two hours north of Quito, the capitol city of Ecuador, but much closer to the new Quito Airport which is almost equidistant between Cotacachi and Quito.

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View of Mount Imbabura from office.

Enjoy the tranquil beauty and splendor of the Andean Mountains as you sit in front of the fireplace on your huge covered patio.

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Front door to your Cotacachi gated home

Casas de Los Arcos 008

Entrance foyer.

This spacious and beautiful home was built with the retiree in mind.

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Massive great room with 14 foot ceiling.

A combination of low home maintenance, around the clock security and being within a 15 minute walk to the center of town makes retirement life easy.

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Numerous custom architectural features throughout. One of seven niches at end of hallway leading into master suite.

Asking price…..$299,900 (including a private 9,133 sq ft garden plot within the same development)

See more details and photos here or contact Jim Lovell at jrlovell@hotmail.com

Own a Luxury Eco Retreat in Vilcabama Ecuador

Casas de Yasanga in Vilcabama Ecuador

Vilcabamba eco retreat

View from home #3. Click on image to enlarge.

3 beautiful tastefully done designer homes for sale

Own your own Ecuadorian hilltop paradise Eco-retreat situated on 8 hectares (20 acres) with stunning panoramic views of the Andes and the charming village of Vilcabamba, nestled in what’s known as the Valley of Longevity. I believe this is one of the best views of the valley and even the locals call my land “Mirador” and I see why.

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There are three beautiful homes built on this unique property made with high end materials and American standards in mind. I was a designer in America and loved doing this project. I poured my heart and soul into this and it shows. All footings are solid concrete–no skimpy Ecuador construction.

For more information and photos click here

or contact William Steger at edgecoolstuff@yahoo.com

Live in a unique Ecuador mountain view estate.

vilcabamba real estate

Main House

The main home and its cottages are beautifully situated in protected seclusion on a mountain flank just north of the village of Vilcabamba. The property is well established, stylishly designed with architectural features unique to the region and has commanding views of majestic Mandango Mountain and pristine Podocarpus National Park.

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Architecturally designed in the form of a condor, the main home has two large wings extending from its main living areas and is set in lovely gardens with artisanal waterfall and landscaping, irrigated stone terracing for vegetable beds, exotic plants, lawns, a greenhouse, stables, chlorine-free and solar heated swimming pool and fruiting trees.

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There is great potential for development, planting, income-properties or homesteading on this 16 acre (6.5 hectare) property, with private access and secluded aspect. The land reaches from a forested valley up the mountainside where there are exquisite views, a lovely existing chalet, power and water, and a new road traversing 6 lots ready for building. It is flanked by virgin hillside, has panoramic views over the valley and surrounding ranges into the famously rainbow-studded vistas of Podocarpus National Park.

See more details and photos here

or contact Caroline Esselaar at esselaar@gmail.com

Los Ranchos Townhouses are two unit, two story Ecuador beach condos.

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Click on images to enlarge.

These Ecuador condos can be your full or part time home overlooking the Pacific.

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Entrance to Los Ranchos, Manabi, Ecuador.

ecuador beach condo

See more information and photos here

or contact for more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Ecuador Beachfront!! – 3K SqFt Furnished Villa Gated Community $305K

“Pacific Breeze Marianita” is an exiting new ecological townhouse development, near Manta Ecuador, at the front of the Pacific Ocean at Santa Marianita.

Pacific Breeze Marianita

Click on images to enlarge.

Santa Marianita Beach

Special project where construction has started on an eco-friendly community directly on the beach of Santa Marianita, located just 15 minutes south of Manta.

There will be 32 luxury town-homes designed in 2 or 3 story units, surrounded by a tropical garden, all with a spectacular view of the beach and the Pacific Ocean from either your balcony that is accessible from your dining room or from the large roof terrace.

See more information and photos here

or contact Franklin Mussche, President at frankm@Constru2plus.com

Beautiful bottom floor condo for sale in a complex of six units in Cotacachi.

Only three blocks from downtown.

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This is a fully furnished 1,400 square foot two bedroom two and a half bath home which has beautiful custom kitchen cabinets, two stainless steel sinks, one double and one prep, dishwasher and garbage disposer and granite countertops throughout.

Included are upscale furniture and a custom made queen sized bed with upscale covers and under bed drawers.

See more details and photos here

or contact Frederick Berg at frederickberg@gmail.com

Peaceful Pacific living in Ecuador

ecuador beach condo

Peaceful Summit is on the shores of the Pacific Ocean; ocean and beach at your front door. If you wish to own a place to retire or just vacation, we have a unit for you.

Ocean Front : 3,000 Square meters on the pacific  with over 3,000 of construction which consist of 2 identical apartments. 3/2  over 1,500 ft. with 3 oversized balconies and patios,  one floor living 4 A/C on each apartment plus covered roof top.

Asking price for the entire property $499,000 or best offer.  Willing to sell each apartment for  $150k But  if purchased together would be  $275,00 for both.

These apartments were constructed end of 2013 and the original plan was to build 8 but circumstances changed. I have the permits and plans on hand.   The condos are now rented producing $24,000 a year.

Unlike some ocean fronts in Coastal Ecuador that require tankers to supply the water, we have ALL services to include high speed internet, land lines, etc.

Email for more details Maria Blount at mabpru@yahoo.com

904-680-7326 US number
099-611-1781 Cell in Ecuador or
053-2-387-091

Rentable Beach Condo Ocean View

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $97,000 ( negotiable) There is 2 units together available with same furniture

Property Type: Condomimium

Beds/Baths:  2/2

Location: San Clemente, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

View Type:  Mountain View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size:  164.00 m2 (1,765.27 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Amazing House with Pool

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $240,000

Property Type: House

Beds/Baths: 5/5

Location: San Clemente, Charapoto, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type:  Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront

View Type:  Beach View, City View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size: 432.00 m2 (4,649.99 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Spacious Apartment High Ocean View Bahia Beach

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $170,000

Property Type: Apartment

Listing Type: Residential Sale

Bed/Baths: 3/3

Location: Bahia de Caraquez, Bahia De Caraquez, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Ocean-Vicinity

View Type: Bay View, City View, Beach View

Total Lot Size: 170.00 m2 (1,829.86 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

House with Patio Near the Beach

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $115,000

Property Type: House

Beds/Baths: 2/2

Location: San Clemente, Charapoto, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Other

View Type: Garden View, Other

Total Lot Size: 420.00 m2 (4,520.82 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Beach House in Condo Complex with Pool

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $95,000

Property Type: Condominium

Beds/Baths: 3/3

Location: San Clemente, Charapoto, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Ocean-Vicinity, near the beach

View Type: Ocean View

Total Lot Size: 54.00 m2 (581.25 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Commercial Building With Shops and Rental Apartments

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $260,000

Property Type: Commercial Condo Building

Listing Type: Commercial Sale

Beds/Baths: 0/4

Location: Bahia de Caraquez, Bahia De Caraquez, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Urban

View Type: Beach View, City View

Total Lot Size: 420.00 m2 (4,520.82 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Land For Sale 570m2 San Clemente Ecuador

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $50,000 Negotiable

Property Type: Beach Lot

Location: San Clemente, Charapoto, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location: Ocean-Vicinity

View:  Beach View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size: 570.00 m2 (6,135.40 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Oceanview Beach House & Land San Clemente Ecuador

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $90,000

Property Type: House

Beds/Baths: 3/3

Location: San Clemente, Charapoto, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Oceanfront

View: Beach View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size:  802.00 m2 (8,632.62 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Vistazul 103: Vistazul 103: Beach Townhouse For Sale in San Clemente Ecuador

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $95,000

Property Type: Condominium

Beds/Baths: 2/2

Location: San Clemente, Charapoto, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Oceanfront

View: Beach View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size: 194.00 m2 (2,088.19 sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.

San Clemente Beach House For Sale

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $264,800

Property Type: House

Beds/Baths: 3/3

Location: San Clemente, Bahia De Caraquez, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Ocean-Vicinity

View Type: Beach View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size: 800.00 m2 (8,611.09 sq ft)

BEACH HOUSE FEW METERS FROM THE OCEAN

Ecuador beach properties

Price: $170,000 (NEGOTIABLE)

Property Type: House

Beds/Baths: 5/4

Location: San Clemente, Bahia De Caraquez, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Close to the Ocean

View Type:  Beach View, Ocean View

Total Lot Size 288.00 m2 (3,000+ sq ft)

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

BEACH HOUSE FEW BLOCKS FROM THE OCEAN

Ecuador beach properties

Price  $115,000 (NEGOTIABLE)

Property Type: House

Beds/Baths: 3/3

Location: San Clemente, Bahia De Caraquez, Sucre, Manabí, Ecuador

Location Type: Close to the Ocean

View Type: Beach View, Ocean View, City View

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

Ecuador Beachfront!! – 3K SqFt Furnished Villa Gated Community

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The villa rents on a yearly basis at $1,800 per/month and on a vacation basis at the following:

$125 per/night
$750 per/week
$2,500 per/month

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See more details and photos here

or  go to PuertoCayo.com

“Pacific Breeze Marianita” is an exiting new ecological townhouse development, near Manta Ecuador, at the front of the Pacific Ocean at Santa Marianita.

Pacific Breeze Marianita

Click on images to enlarge.

Santa Marianita Beach

Special project where construction has started on an eco-friendly community directly on the beach of Santa Marianita, located just 15 minutes south of Manta.

There will be 32 luxury town-homes designed in 2 or 3 story units, surrounded by a tropical garden, all with a spectacular view of the beach and the Pacific Ocean from either your balcony that is accessible from your dining room or from the large roof terrace.

See more information and photos here

or contact Franklin Mussche, President at frankm@Constru2plus.com

Beautiful bottom floor condo for sale in a complex of six units in Cotacachi

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Only three blocks from downtown.

This is a fully furnished 1,400 square foot two bedroom two and a half bath home which has beautiful custom kitchen cabinets, two stainless steel sinks, one double and one prep, dishwasher and garbage disposer and granite countertops throughout.

Included are upscale furniture and a custom made queen sized bed with upscale covers and under bed drawers.

See more details a and photos here

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This house is for sale in Cotacachi Ecuador

Casa # 30 San Miguel Cotacachi, Ecuador

Nestled in a valley between 2 volcanoes in the Andean mountains in a 34 home private gated community.

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You will have a 5 minute to the quaint town of Cotacachi.The community is well established with security guards and high walls for privacy. La Mirage is a five star Spa and Hotel and is a short 4 minute walk.

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Built: 2010

Construction: Authentic thick walled adobe brick construction with red tile roof and blond interior beamed ceilings.

• 3 bedrooms – master bedroom with kiva fireplace

cotacachi house

• 2 bathrooms – master has oversized tub
• Guest bedroom with kiva fireplace and built in closets and drawers
• Social bathroom in hal with shower
• Third bedroom can be used as an office
• Living room with kiva fireplace and custom furniture. Samsung 40”HD TV included with stand.

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• Kitchen features refrigerator, 5 burner gas stove, wall oven, kitchen island with granite top, stone double sink, under counter lighting, and granite counter tops.

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Comes with custom bar stools for the breakfast bar.

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• Walk in laundry/ pantry with plenty of room for storage and a broom closet.
• Wired for 220V. Special sink to wash clothing.
• Skylights are included in the bathrooms, living room, and kitchen.
• Authentic iron ceiling fans throughout the house.
.• Imported Spanish tile floor in great room. Other local tile throughout the house.
• Master bedroom has blond hard wood floor.
• Large front patio for outside entertaining with kiva fireplace.

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Exterior Features:
• Drip system around exterior of house and front garden
• Front water fountain

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• 2 on demand hot water heaters,( 1 on each end of the house).
• Variety of fruit trees and berry bushes.

Other features:

• Property tax under $30/ year
• House wired for cable
• CNT telephone land line installed
• CNT connection for DSL internet installed
• Direct TV connection installed with satellite dish
• House comes partially furnished

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Please contact Frederick Berg at frederickberg@gmail.com

We DO NOT investigate properties when they are advertised so be sure to complete your due diligence.  Always use an independent Ecuador attorney who represents you (not the seller) when you buy real estate in Ecuador. We also recommend that you rent, become familiar with Ecuador before you buy.

Ecuador Beach Condos – Los Ranchos


Los Ranchos Townhouses are two unit, two story Ecuador beach condos.

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Click on images to enlarge.

These Ecuador condos can be your full or part time home overlooking the Pacific.

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Entrance to Los Ranchos, Manabi, Ecuador.

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Your garden.

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Downstairs are two bedrooms.

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Each bedroom has a wardrobe closet and full bath.  There is a laundry area for installation of a washer and dryer.

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The stairs take you to the living area with, Dining Room, Kitchen and half “Social” Bathroom.

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There is substantial closet space.

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This second story affords gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean to the West.

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East and West side second story balconies overlook both ocean and river.

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Second story balcony.

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A small river that flows through the property to the East.  Each Town House property fronts the river.

Roof garden

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A roof-top entertainment area, accessed via an inside masonry stairway, features a built-in space for a Refrigerator, and BBQ, and affords an even more spectacular view of the ocean and river.

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From the entertainment area, an additional ladder leads upward to a third-story “observation” deck for an absolutely fantastic viewing of river, ocean and surrounding hills.

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The back yard abuts the river to the East, and has room for a pool, garden, garage and/or other such add-ons.

The 6-1/2 acre Los Ranchos area of Las Gilces is enclosed with masonry walls on the North and South sides of the development, and wooden fences along the main road and beachfront areas to the East and West.  A private gate  provide Town House residents with direct access to the beach, while a live-in caretaker controls both vehicle and foot traffic gates to the main road that runs by the area.

Pre-Construction Pricing for each of the two side-by-side units is $129,950. Once fully constructed, the unit price increases to $134,950.  Construction is now completed for Town House Unit #1.

This Town House unit is the first of five such structures that are planned for Los Ranchos.  In addition, two oceanfront homes have been built to date, and seven additional oceanfront lots are for sale, or have been sold.

When completely built out, the Los Ranchos complex is designed to contain five Town House structures (ten Town House living units), together with up to nine beachfront homes.

For more information contact Floridalva Zambrano at FLORIFLORI58@YAHOO.ES

We DO NOT investigate properties when they are advertised so be sure to complete your due diligence. Always use an independent Ecuador attorney who represents you (not the seller) when you buy real estate in Ecuador. We also recommend that you rent, become familiar with Ecuador before you buy.

 

Palmera Beach Lots


Here is an Ecuador beach community advertisement.

Learn how to see Ecuador beach properties at a discount.

There is a growing number of Ecuador properties available for sale.  In years past the task was to find enough property to view.  Now it is important how to efficiently sort out the poor value and see the good value in Ecuador real estate.

See below details on an “Ecuador Get Together” seminar with Ecuadorian speakers and contacts on all the subjects and contacts you need to know plus optional medical and real estate tours.

First, here is a paid advertisement for Palmera Beach Ecuador property

Gary

65% sold in 4 months!!

Don’t miss your opportunity to own a beautiful lot in a gated, BEACHFRONT  community  on the Pacific Ocean.

Ecuador is the World’s # 1 retirement location.  See how you can live incredibly well on a small retirement .

Contact us now !  Our discounts and offers will be ending soon.

Palmera Beach – The newest beachfront community in Ecuador!

Ecuador beach community

Views from Palmera Beach.

Ecuador beach community

Palmera Beach is the second beachfront development in Puerto Cayo .

The area is fast becoming the vacation and 2nd home haven for the Ecuadorian elite. Many people looking to relocate or retire to Ecuador have found that there is no other town on the coast that offers what we have found in Puerto Cayo.

Palmera Beach offers affordable lots in a beautifully appointed environment.  Please visit our website at    www.palmerabeachecuador.com

The first custom-home, beach-side development in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador was a resounding hit among expatriates around the world, and in just one year, owners Gary and April Scarborough had every lot  marked as “sold” !!!!

“We’ve been thrilled that families around the world are finding Las Palmas. It’s rapidly becoming an amazing development, and the lot owners are some of the nicest families we’ve ever come across.”

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Las Palmas  —–  All Sold Out

Two key developments have prompted rapid sales. An aggressive social media marketing campaign initiated through their website at www.laspalmasedcuador.com, and an ever growing desire for quality community lots on the Pacific Coast has resulted in tens of thousands of hits from potential expatriates.

The sites, updated daily, offer important information and project updates in real time.

Maybe even more important to the exposure at Las Palmas was the October 4 airing of House Hunters International, featuring Gary, April and children Peyton and Carson, in a 30-minute show that chronicled their move from Atlanta to Cuenca to Puerto Cayo and their ultimate calling to create the magnificent development in the quaint fishing village of 3,000 residents. Since that show, there have been a total of 3 House Hunter episodes filmed in Puerto Cayo .

Get a behind-the-scenes account of their House Hunters International filming, check out this link.

Just more than 45 minutes south of Manta and 30 minutes north of Puerto Lopez, Puerto Cayo is far enough away from the big city of Manta to give you that quaint small town feel, yet close enough for all of your shopping and personal needs.

With controlled access and full-time gardener, Palmera Beach offers the security and beauty of  a 1st class resort community. With only 33 lots, we offer a very close knit community feel. “ We sold out so quickly in Las Palmas, that we realized we needed to begin another community.” So, Palmera Beach was born.

Las Palmas Community features a clubhouse, swimming pool, and tennis court. With concrete curbing and sidewalks, owners enjoy walking in the community and getting to know their neighbors. And, with miles of private  beach, you feel as if you are in your own personal paradise! Las Palmas offers underground utilities (water⁄power) which preserves its natural feel. The streets are compacted, with crushed natural red volcanic rock. This aids in natural water filtration and prevents damaging water “run-off.”

Palmera Beach has 33 lots, all the same amenities:  Pool, clubhouse, Sports Court, Gym, 24 hr Guard, Gated Entrance, Under Ground Utilities, etc .

Prices start at $17,900 for nice size lots . Where else can you buy a lot in a gated beachfront community for $ 17,900?

Please visit our website at   www.palmerabeachecuador.com   for pricing and availability .  We can assist you in all of your design, building needs. From the planning stage and construction, all the way to decorating and furnishing, our craftsmen and professional team will make building your dream home an easy process.

Great Pricing for these lots = Great opportunity.

Don’t miss out on the great pricing and incredible views.

Only 11 lots left !  Call Today , Prices increase January 1st

For direct inquiries contact Gary Scarborough  Gary@palmerabeachecuador.com . Phone inquiries may be made at 678-712-4121 (U.S.), or at 593-99407-5922 (Ecuador).

We DO NOT investigate properties when they are advertised so be sure to complete your due diligence and always use an independent Ecuador attorney who represents you (not the seller) when you buy real estate in Ecuador. Also we want to be sure that you check the claims of the developer/seller and make sure that you are satisfied. We also recommend that you rent before you buy and become familiar with Ecuador.

Learn how to see many Ecuador properties in Cuenca and on the coast this November.

Learn how to attend the “Ecuador Get Together” Seminar FREE

Ecuador Beach Property


Learn how to see Ecuador beach properties at a discount.

There is a growing number of Ecuador properties available for sale.  In years past the task was to find enough property to view.  Now it is important how to efficiently sort out the poor value and see the good value in Ecuador real estate.

See below details on an “Ecuador Get Together” seminar with Ecuadorian speakers and contacts on all the subjects and contacts you need to know plus optional medical and real estate tours.

First, here is a paid advertisement for Palmera Beach Ecuador property
Gary

Palmera Beach is  25% sold, in just 2 months !!!  We are on pace to be sold out by January  2014 .

Don’t miss your opportunity to own a beautiful lot in a gated, BEACHFRONT  community  on the Pacific Ocean.

Ecuador is the World’s # 1 retirement location.  See how you can live incredibly well on a small retirement .

Contact us now !  Our discounts and offers will be ending soon.

Palmera Beach – The newest beachfront community in Ecuador!

Ecuador beach community

Views from Palmera Beach.

Ecuador beach community

Palmera Beach is the second beachfront development in Puerto Cayo .

The area is fast becoming the vacation and 2nd home haven for the Ecuadorian elite. Many people looking to relocate or retire to Ecuador have found that there is no other town on the coast that offers what we have found in Puerto Cayo.

Palmera Beach offers affordable lots in a beautifully appointed environment.  Please visit our website at    www.palmerabeachecuador.com

The first custom-home, beach-side development in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador was a resounding hit among expatriates around the world, and in just one year, owners Gary and April Scarborough had every lot  marked as “sold” !!!!

“We’ve been thrilled that families around the world are finding Las Palmas. It’s rapidly becoming an amazing development, and the lot owners are some of the nicest families we’ve ever come across.”

Screen shot 2013-06-01 at 6.49.10 AM

Las Palmas  —–  All Sold Out

Two key developments have prompted rapid sales. An aggressive social media marketing campaign initiated through their website at www.laspalmasedcuador.com, and an ever growing desire for quality community lots on the Pacific Coast has resulted in tens of thousands of hits from potential expatriates.

The sites, updated daily, offer important information and project updates in real time.

Maybe even more important to the exposure at Las Palmas was the October 4 airing of House Hunters International, featuring Gary, April and children Peyton and Carson, in a 30-minute show that chronicled their move from Atlanta to Cuenca to Puerto Cayo and their ultimate calling to create the magnificent development in the quaint fishing village of 3,000 residents. Since that show, there have been a total of 3 House Hunter episodes filmed in Puerto Cayo .

Get a behind-the-scenes account of their House Hunters International filming, check out this link.

Just more than 45 minutes south of Manta and 30 minutes north of Puerto Lopez, Puerto Cayo is far enough away from the big city of Manta to give you that quaint small town feel, yet close enough for all of your shopping and personal needs.

With controlled access and full-time gardener, Palmera Beach offers the security and beauty of  a 1st class resort community. With only 33 lots, we offer a very close knit community feel. “ We sold out so quickly in Las Palmas, that we realized we needed to begin another community.” So, Palmera Beach was born.

Las Palmas Community features a clubhouse, swimming pool, and tennis court. With concrete curbing and sidewalks, owners enjoy walking in the community and getting to know their neighbors. And, with miles of private  beach, you feel as if you are in your own personal paradise! Las Palmas offers underground utilities (water⁄power) which preserves its natural feel. The streets are compacted, with crushed natural red volcanic rock. This aids in natural water filtration and prevents damaging water “run-off.”

Palmera Beach has 33 lots, all the same amenities:  Pool, clubhouse, Sports Court, Gym, 24 hr Guard, Gated Entrance, Under Ground Utilities, etc .

Prices start at $17,900 for nice size lots . Where else can you buy a lot in a gated beachfront community for $ 17,900?

Please visit our website at   www.palmerabeachecuador.com   for pricing and availability .  We can assist you in all of your design, building needs. From the planning stage and construction, all the way to decorating and furnishing, our craftsmen and professional team will make building your dream home an easy process.
Great Pricing for these lots = Great opportunity.

For direct inquiries contact Gary Scarborough  Gary@palmerabeachecuador.com . Phone inquiries may be made at 678-712-4121 (U.S.), or at 593-99407-5922 (Ecuador).

We DO NOT investigate properties when they are advertised so be sure to complete your due diligence and always use an independent Ecuador attorney who represents you (not the seller) when you buy real estate in Ecuador. Also we want to be sure that you check the claims of the developer/seller and make sure that you are satisfied. We also recommend that you rent before you buy and become familiar with Ecuador.

Learn how to see many Ecuador properties in Cuenca and on the coast this November.

Learn how to attend the “Ecuador Get Together” Seminar FREE


San Marianita Beach


San Marianita Beach, Ecuador

This s a paid ad from the developers of Casa Blanca condos.

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This could be your sunset on Ecuador’s San Marianita Beach.

The Ecuador beach landscape is changing but values are still terrific both for living and for rentals.  Merri and I could fill our rental units there ten times over at this stage.

Now a Canadian custom home builder is creating a special situation at San Marianita Beach.

Here is the note that Frank Thibault recently sent me.

Gary,  have prepared a free 16 page report on opportunity in Santa Marianita  a small fishing village about 20 minutes south of the city of Manta. There is a long sandy beach, over two miles long and nearly 900 feet wide here.

The beach is rarely crowded and though Santa Marianita is just a small fishing village it is world renowned for Kite surfing.  Kite surfers come from all over the world, even as far as Germany (great for rental potential).

Why do they come? Because it is one of the best kite surfing landscapes in the world.

Whale watching season is also special from June to September.

We did our first trade show here in Ottawa Last weekend at the Ottawa Travel show  over 17,000 people came, it was a good event. We launched and presented Ocean Dream Properties Casa Blanca Hotel and Condo  at the show.

You can see a virtual video made up of the Casa Blanca Condos by clicking here.

We are 15 min to the city of Manta and only about 25 minutes to Manta Airport so home owners can come and go quickly and easily.

Our condos are special and we also offer fractional ownership of two months per year. Owners can choose fixed months or be in a rotation and can exchange weeks months with others. These months can also be rented by the week  and we offer rental assistance.

The units or fractional ownerships can also be sold.

The units  are approx 900 square feet plus a large 400 square foot patio that includes a Jacuzzi and charcoal BBQ .

All units are in front of Playa Bonita in Santa Marianita,  just down below our Hotel Casa Blanca and roof top  restaurant.

The hotel is in its initial operations and  now offers rooms though the restaurnt is not yet open at this time,  but we are not 100% in operation.

Kind regards, Frank Sunsethomes@rogers.com

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Get the free 16 page report on opportunity in  Santa Marianita Beach Ecuador here  Ocean Dream Properties info Brochure Feb 2012

We DO NOT investigate properties when they are advertised so be sure to complete your due diligence.  Always use an independent Ecuador attorney who represents you (not the seller) when you buy real estate in Ecuador. We also recommend that you rent before you buy and become familiar with Ecuador.

 

Good Natural Health is Beachin


Natural health can be improved in easy, enjoyable ways… such as “beachin”.
There is wisdom in the masses… so we can usually learn useful information when we observe what people do…. such as…

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go to the beach.  This is the Ecuador beach viewed from Palmazul spa.

The book, “The Wisdom of Crowds, Why the Many are Smarter than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies and Societies and Nations” by James Surowiecki tells how potent the wisdom of a group can be.

The book begins by telling how at the annual West of England Fat Stock and Poultry Exhibition in the fall of 1906, a British scientist became interested in a weight judging competition. 800 people, smart, dumb, old, young in all types of professions guessed the weight of two dressed oxen. The correct answer was 1,197 pounds. The scientist’s research found that the collective estimate was incredibly close, 1,198 pounds.

The book suggests that there is an uncanny and generally unconscious collective intelligence at work. The book shows how clouds of birds seem to move in one mind but actually are each acting on their own following four simple rules: #1) Stay as close to the center as possible, #2) Stay two body lengths away from your neighbor, #3) Do not bump into another bird and #4): If a predator dives at you, get out of the way.

The book suggests that rather than crowds being mindless mobs that the many are weirdly smart and effective even when many of the group are average or below in intelligence or experience.

A key point that the article makes is that there is incredible effectiveness in a diversity of individual intelligences and this is why we are sharing ideas about trends at this site. There are thousands of us reading these messages so perhaps our problem solving ability grows to the 4000th power.

So why do people go to the beach?

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I know I love playing in the warm Pacific waters on Ecuador’s beach.

Jean Marie Butterlin who conducts the Ecuador tours advertised at this site helps explain health benefits from walking on Ecuador’s beaches.  Any beach will do if we can keep them clean.  Here is Jean Marie’s article from our Ecuadorliving.com website.

Ecuador  Beaches, Health and Anti-Aging

By Jean Marie Butterlin

One of the healthy habits you acquire very quickly,  when you live on the Ecuadorian coast is to walk  for about 30 to 60 minutes everyday on the beach in the splash zone, where you just get your ankles wet.

This has 3 main health benefits :

Beach Health Benefit #1:  You breathe in a lot of negative ions that are produced by the waves crashing on the sand. without adequate negative ions, we are literally
working ourselves to death and we don’t even realize it.

Here is an excerpt of an article on negative ions and all the benefits.

“The action of the pounding surf creates negative air ions and we also see it immediately after spring thunderstorms when people report lightened moods,” says ion researcher Michael Terman, PhD, of Columbia University in New York.

Vitamins of the Air?

Generally speaking, negative ions increase the flow of oxygen to the brain; resulting in higher alertness, decreased drowsiness, and more mental energy,” says Pierce J. Howard, PhD, author of The Owners Manual for the Brain: Everyday Applications from Mind Brain Research and director of research at the Center for Applied Cognitive Sciences in Charlotte, N.C.

“They also may protect against germs in the air, resulting in decreased irritation due to inhaling various particles that make you sneeze, cough, or have a throat irritation.”

And for a whopping one in three of us who are sensitive to their effects, negative ions can make us feel like we are walking on air. You are one of them if you feel instantly refreshed the moment you open a window and breathe in fresh, humid air.

“You may be one of them if you feel sleepy when you are around an air-conditioner, but feel immediately refreshed and invigorated when you step outside or roll down the car window,” Howard tells WebMD

Beach Health Benefit #2: Fitness. You are getting a good half hour to an hour’s exercise, that help you keep your body in shape, helps lose weight and feel fit.  You gain greater benefit from enjoyable exercise.    Aside from the great view of the ocean, there are many other benefits of walking on the beach. Walking in sand requires a bigger effort than walking on a hard surface. Your muscles and tendons will work harder.
Walking at a slower pace requires more effort than walking fast or even jogging. Walking in sand requires 2 to 3  times more energy than walking on hard surfaces. Jogging in sand uses about one and a half times more energy than jogging on hard surfaces.

Beach Health Benefit #3: Purification. By walking barefoot on the sand, you are releasing through your feet a lot of toxins.

Another positive effect of bare foot walking, which most of the people are unaware of, is that it helps the leg muscles pump blood back to the heart. This makes it beneficial for those who are suffering from the problem of varicose veins.

In traditional exercises, like yoga, tai-chi and other martial arts, it is believed that being barefoot helps a person absorb Chi, the life-force energy. As you walk with your feet bare, you increase your vitality. At the same time, it helps you think clearly and increases your capacity to work.

Walking barefoot acts as a reflexology massage. The plantar surface of our feet is sensor rich and walking barefoot will stimulate all reflexology points and their associated organs throughout the body.

To walk everyday on the beach requires some discipline but it is well worth the effort and the joy;  each time I come down to San Clemente and Bahia with delegates on tours, I enjoy walking for a couple of miles up the beach towards Chirique; I usually do that at 6:00 a.m. and I am the only soul except some fishermen who are hauling their nets back to shore; I have to admit that I walk in a semi-meditative state, when the sun starts rising. You can make it a walking meditation out of it, with the awareness of your direct contact with Mother Earth.

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Where in the world can you afford to enjoy the health benefits of walking on  a beach every day ?

Living on the beach can be costly but not in Ecuador, where you can still find small 10mx20m lots on the beach in Crucita from $8.000 and up.

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or 1,500 sq.ft condos for $65,.000 to $75.000 right on the  beach also.

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Here are some of our delegates walking on the beach in San Clemente during our July Mid-coast real estate tour ; they got to enjoy spending time on the beach every morning and evening to get all the healthy benefits.

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Jean Marie

As of August 1st, International Morya Internet run by Jean Marie Butterlin (whom we have been working with for some years) has acquired our Ecuador tour business.

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Delegates at our Cotacachi Super Thinking plus Spanish Course.

Jean Marie has added new tours and expanded the length of others, so see the new schedule below.

Jean Marie Butterlin, was born in France and after graduating in 1977 from the engineering college ICAM in Lille (France) moved to United States where he developed a homeopathic and dietary supplement business in Houston TX, with an aim at exporting the US made products  into Europe, with emphasis towards Belgium and France.

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Jean Marie Butterlin.

After living part time on both sides of the Atlantic he moved back  in 2002 to Europe where he has a prosperous business in the natural health field i.e. phytotherapy, mineral supplements, specialty cosmetics, as well as Quantum medical technology, internet publishing for the anti-aging market.

This quest for anti-aging remedies, products and techniques has lead him to discover Ecuador with its valleys of longevity, where he is researching and developing new approaches to live longer and better and bringing the new products and techniques to more and more people in the United States and Europe.

Jean Marie moved with his family to Cotacachi last year.

International club members will still attend all 2010 tours free.

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Delegates at a shamanic minga tour.

See the updated Ecuador tour schedule below.

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Delegates on a Coastal real estate tour.

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Delegates on an Imbabura real estate tour.

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Ecuador Beach Condo For Sale Near Atacames-Tonsupa


Here is a paid advertisement of an Ecuador beach condo near Atacames-Tonsupa in this complex, with…

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this Ecuador beach view.

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Friends and long term readers Bill Bushnel and Leita Hulmes (also partners in Villa Nova Inn in Cuenca) sent this advertisement.

We have a condo for sale in Edificio Sunrise in Puerto Gaviota.  This is a blossoming, secure development of mid and high rise condominiums on the northern edge of Atacames-Tonsupa on what is referred to as the northwest coast of Ecuador.

One of the key attractions to this area’a beach is the warm waters of the Panama Current rather the colder Humboldt Current that  the majority of Ecuador’s beaches.

This area is located on an “uplift” coast which means that the beach is protected from the effects of rising sea level. The building is further protected from tidal increases by a 10 foot scarp (cliff).  It is also located on the back of a 1,500 foot lot as you can see from the pictures on suparenta.com.  If you want, or need, additional pictures we can certainly supply them.  The Puerto Gaviota area is expanding rapidly and prices are sky rocketing as more and more “gringos” and folks from Quito and other mountain towns  are buying in the area with its great beach, restaurants, super market, and easy convenience to Esmeraldas Airport.  New construction is booming.

Our 8th floor view, considered among the best on the entire coast, is protected by low-rise projects to our north and south.  The main reason we are selling is that we have decided to spend our “off” time traveling around the world.

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Master Bedroom

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Guest Bedroom

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Office

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Kitchen

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Dining Room

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Patio Jet Bath

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Patio

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Outlook Sun Room

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Patio Pool View

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Pool

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Reading Room

This 8th floor condo is 2500 square feet with elevator access.

There are 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms with hot water, patio with barbecue pit, sun room with 180 degree view and Jacuzzi.

The asking price is $199,900… Fully furnished

The condo rents for $150 per night and $175 on holidays.

You can get more data direct from Bill Bushnell at bushbaby58@aol.com

End of Paid Advertisement.

We have not inspected or visited the property in the advertisement above nor do we know the advertiser. Interested parties should use all normal caution, take care with all due diligence and use an independent attorney in all purchases to check title, contracts and all aspects of the purchase. We highly recommend that interested readers always visit and inspect any property and/or construction before purchasing.

Gary

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Weak Dollar Strength


A weak dollar strength creates potential for profit.

Many readers have been asking me if a strong US dollar makes it better to buy Ecuador real estate. The answer is that the greenback’s rise and fall are a neutral event for real estate in Ecuador or any country that uses the dollar as its currency.

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Ecuador real estate like Vistazul condos at the Ecuador beach are not much affected by the dollar’s rise and fall.

However the dollar’s rise does create profit potential because a rising currency with  fundamental weakness is a sign that the strength is from human greed or fear.  This type of upward momentum usually overextends and rarely lasts long.

Hence the currency opportunity now.

In this case the rising  greenback is not supported by economic facts… due to the negative US current account, the US trade deficit and the US debt.

An excerpt from a New York Times article, America’s Sea of Red Ink Was Years in the Making by David Leonhardt explains why the negative fundamentals that apply pressure on the buck are not likely to change soon enough to maintain the US dollar’s rally.

Here is the excerpt:  There are two basic truths about the enormous deficits that the federal government will run in the coming years.

The first is that President Obama’s agenda, ambitious as it may be, is responsible for only a sliver of the deficits, despite what many of his Republican critics are saying. The second is that Mr. Obama does not have a realistic plan for eliminating the deficit, despite what his advisers have suggested.

The New York Times analyzed Congressional Budget Office reports going back almost a decade, with the aim of understanding how the federal government came to be far deeper in debt than it has been since the years just after World War II. This debt will constrain the country’s choices for years and could end up doing serious economic damage if foreign lenders become unwilling to finance it.

The story of today’s deficits starts in January 2001, as President Bill Clinton was leaving office. The Congressional Budget Office estimated then that the government would run an average annual surplus of more than $800 billion a year from 2009 to 2012. Today, the government is expected to run a $1.2 trillion annual deficit in those years.

You can think of that roughly $2 trillion swing as coming from four broad categories: the business cycle, President George W. Bush’s policies, policies from the Bush years that are scheduled to expire but that Mr. Obama has chosen to extend, and new policies proposed by Mr. Obama.

The first category — the business cycle — accounts for 37 percent of the $2 trillion swing. It’s a reflection of the fact that both the 2001 recession and the current one reduced tax revenue, required more spending on safety-net programs and changed economists’ assumptions about how much in taxes the government would collect in future years.

About 33 percent of the swing stems from new legislation signed by Mr. Bush. That legislation, like his tax cuts and the Medicare prescription drug benefit, not only continue to cost the government but have also increased interest payments on the national debt.

Mr. Obama’s main contribution to the deficit is his extension of several Bush policies, like the Iraq war and tax cuts for households making less than $250,000. Such policies — together with the Wall Street bailout, which was signed by Mr. Bush and supported by Mr. Obama — account for 20 percent of the swing.

About 7 percent comes from the stimulus bill that Mr. Obama signed in February. And only 3 percent comes from Mr. Obama’s agenda on health care, education, energy and other areas.

Alan Auerbach, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley, and an author of a widely cited study on the dangers of the current deficits, describes the situation like so: “Bush behaved incredibly irresponsibly for eight years. On the one hand, it might seem unfair for people to blame Obama for not fixing it. On the other hand, he’s not fixing it.”

When challenged about the deficit, Mr. Obama and his advisers generally start talking about health care. “There is no way you can put the nation on a sound fiscal course without wringing inefficiencies out of health care,” Peter Orszag, the White House budget director, told me.

Second, even serious health care reform won’t be enough. Obama advisers acknowledge as much. They say that changes to the system would probably have a big effect on health spending starting in five or 10 years. The national debt, however, will grow dangerously large much sooner.

“Things will get worse gradually,” Mr. Auerbach predicts, “unless they get worse quickly.” Either a solution will be put off, or foreign lenders, spooked by the rising debt, will send interest rates higher and create a crisis.

So whether you invest in Ecuador, overseas or just in the US… the current US dollar strength could be a weakness that create profit for you.

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Photo Copyright © 2010 K. Butitta

See an Ecuador air ticket warning here.

Join Merri, me  in North Carolina this June and learn more about investing in currencies, Ecuador plus quantum wealth and health. June 24-27  Quantum Wealth & International Investing and Business North Carolina

Learn how to gain earning freedom with Ecuador exports at our Ecuador Export Expedition Tour ($499 or couple $749)

Apr. 17-18   Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Apr. 20-21  Coastal Mid Coast Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Apr. 23-24  Quito & Mindo Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)

April 26-27 Cuenca Real Estate Tour

May 9-12       Super Thinking + Spanish Course, Cotacachi Ecuador

May  13-14    Ecuador Shamanic Minga

May  16-17    Imbabura Real Estate Tour

May  19-20    Coastal Real Estate Tour

May  22-23    Quito Real Estate Tour

May  25-26    Cuenca Real Estate Tour

You enjoy discounts by attending multiple seminars and tours.

Here are our multi tour adventure discounts.

Two Pack… 2 seminar courses & tours $998 Couple  $1,349 Save $149 on couple

Three Pack… 3 seminar courses & tours   $1399 Couple  $1,899 Save $98 single or $348 on a couple or more

Four Pack… 4 seminar courses & tours   $1,699 Couple $2,299 Save $98 single or $697 on a couple or more

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Here is the balance of our 2010 schedule.

June 24-27 International Investing and Business North Carolina

June 28-29    Ecuador Travel & Andes

June 30-Jul 1 Imbabura Real Estate Tour

2010 Summer Schedule

July 3-4      Coastal Real Estate Tour
July 6-7      Quito Real Estate Tour
July 9-10     Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Sept.   3-6   Ecuador Export Tour
Sept.   8-9   Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Sept. 11-12   Coastal Real Estate Tour
Sept. 14-15   Cuenca Real Estate Tour
Sept. 17-18   Ecuador Shamanic Mingo

Oct.    7        Quantum Wealth North Carolina
Oct.   8-10   International Investing & Business North Carolina
Oct.   11-12  Travel to Quito and Andean Tour
Oct.  13-14   Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Oct.  16-17   Coastal Real Estate Tour
Oct.  19-20   Quito Real Estate Tour
Oct. 22-23    Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Nov.    4-7   Super Thinking + Spanish Course Florida
Nov.    8-9   Travel to Quito and Andean Tour
Nov. 10-11    Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Nov. 13-14    Coastal Real Estate Tour
Nov. 16-17    Quito Real Estate
Nov. 19-20    Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Dec.   3-5    Ecuador Shamanic Mingo
Dec.   7-8    Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Dec.  10-11   Coastal Real Estate Tour
Dec. 13-14    Quito Real Estate Tour
Dec. 16-17    Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Read America’s Sea of Red Ink Was Years in the Making

Ecuador Beach Condo Review


Here is an update on the Ecuador beach condos Vistazul in San Clemente Ecuador.

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Here is an update as of March 2010.

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Rooftop terrace at Vistazul Ecuador beach condos.

This project has progressed steadily despite the 2007 and 2008 recession in the West.

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Vistazul Ecuador beach condo trim.

The Vistazul Ecuador beach condo project took off very nicely two years ago. About half the units in the first couple months were  sold. Then the recession hit and as these are more a second home, rather than full time living, destination, sales slowed badly.

Added to this, the road from Manta to San Clemente is being redone. This has really made it hard and circuitous to reach these Ecuador beach condos.  Long term though this will of course be really good!

However sales have continued… just at a slower pace.  The developer wrote that there are only two condos left in the blocks that are finished. One is a resale unit 506 and unit 301.  Unit 301 is the only finished unit that has not been sold.

There are eleven units left in the unfinished buildings two and six.

Structural work on these units should be ready within a month but as I mentioned Kjetil Haugan will wait with the finish work on these units until he has completed the infrastructure work on the development.  Gary

Let’s review the entire history of the project so you can see how surprisingly well it has sold considering the utter collapse of the real estate market in the USA.

We have worked with Kjetil for 12 or 13 years and ten years ago Kjetil, Merri and I drove the entire coast.  This San Clemente property is one that Kjetil liked and purchased.

Kjetil introduced us to the project in December 2007 when he was in the process of building the Palmazul Hotel & Spa and it looked like this:

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Construction was…

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well under…

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way.

We put money up front and bought the first six Vistazul units to get construction started.  By then Palmazul looked like…

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this.

A view of the land has gone from…

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this to…

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this to…

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We always liked this project because the hotel clubhouse was finished and in operation before ground was broken on the condos.

We put enough money into the project so we knew it could be done.

All seven of the factors we like to see in a new project  were in place before we began sales.

#1: Land owned with title insurance.
#2: No debt on the land.
#3: Infrastructure complete.
#4: Financing in place.
#5: Experienced engineers and architects involved.
#6: A logical sales plan set up.
#7: Long term management organized.

Since we send about 20 people a month to the area on real estate tours and they stay at the hotel club house, the project has an advantage though we do not allow the developer to push this over other projects or properties on the tour.

The project’s unique position on the beach… in a really quiet location where little else can be built makes these to our way of thinking a real winner at $79,000 to $89,000.

Some US real estate prices have fallen so they compare to Ecuador real estate prices… but NOT ON THE BEACH.  US beach property is still far more expensive than Ecuador beach prices.  I have never seen any US beach front which compares  anywhere close to the prices at Vistazul.  Why is this?  First, Kjetil bought the land 10 years ago when prices were unbelievably low.  Second, the bulk of the construction was done before inflation started to push up construction costs. Third, we have sent all the buyers to the project and do not receive commissions, thus eliminating a normally large sales cost.

But we really recommend that you visit and see to make sure that this rustic area appeals to you and to see which units available best suit you.

The developer Kjetil Haugan also offers financing on the $89,000 units.

History of Vistazul from our website. Our Garyascott.com archives tells the tale of Vistazul.

December 2007 see the Ecuador beach club house under construction.

See how we began and the Ecuador beach land in December 2007.

See what we said and the Ecuador beach land by December 2008

We introduced the project in February 2008.

Three buildings under construction by September 2008.

We financed the completion of the club house by adding two penthouses.

From…

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this, to…

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Here is the penthouse interior.

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Learn how to rent these penthouses here.

See more on why I like this area and at

Ecuador Beaches

Ecuador Seafood

Ecuador Beach Restaurants

Fishing in Ecuador

This project was originally planned for 62 units at three price levels. After the economic slowdown it was reduced to 38 units for the time being.  See the site plan at Ecuador Beach Condo Party

Gary

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