Readers who have been reading our site for some time know that I like Manta Real Estate in Ecuador.
But areas north of Bahia may have the greatest long term potential.
This picture at tripadvisor.com shows one reason why. Here is Bahia, Ecuador.
The full name of the city is Bahia de Caraquez. This is a town that makes living on this part of Ecuador’s coast a great place to be.
Bahía is a Pacific coastal city located on a peninsula about an hour and 15 minutes north of Manta and is bordered by the Chone River. This river creates the opportunity. The estuary has always stopped the traffic flow.
Here is a shot taken on one of our coastal real etsate tours over the Chone Estuary.
Over the last decade Bahia has become one of the country’s most attractive resort areas due to its beauty, cleanliness and access to Manta and Quito (five hours by car once the roads are completed) and Guayaquil (four hours by car) but the estuary makes it hard to get north of Bahia from Manta.
There are also two very important reasons why this area north of Bahia real estate may now rise.
First, a new highway is being built between Quito and the coast. This construction is taking much longer than it should and costing way more than budget..but eventually it will be complete and one more concrete freeway will be able to whisk from Quito to Bahia.
Second, some day there will be a bridge across the Chone. Bahia sits on an isthmus between the Pacific Ocean and the huge estuary of the Chone River. If you are traveling from the south up the coast in a northwards direction, you are stopped at the Chone. The drive onwards moves down the Chone for a couple of hours just to get back to the coast north of the estuary north. Here is a group of our real estate tour delegates looking across the Chone.
This map shows the area… Manta in the south… Perdernales on the beach and Quito to the east.
The only way to cross the Chone at this time is via ferry. There are usually two car ferries. This is the Pacific Coast Highway running from Columbia all the way down to Peru and Chile so cars, buses and trucks use them.
Big trucks are loaded, first followed by the cars. These ferries also take foot passengers and are free.
There are also passenger ferries that continually go back and forth costing about 30 cents for the trip.
However, at times it can take up to two hours to get on a car ferry.
So a bridge across the Chone would be invaluable and is in the process.
President Correa came in 2008 and promised to get the bridge built.
Here is President Correa in Bahia.
The bridge construction is quite advanced as you can see below.
Below is a paid advertisement of 16.7 acres of land for sale in this zone of opportunity on Ecuador’s Pacific between Bahia and Perdernales.
Ecuador Beach Real Estate for Sale… four hours west of Quito… 28 miles south of Perdernales… 20 miles south of Jama in the village of Tasate.
A new highway under construction will reduce driving time to Quito by an hour.
There are no services at the moment. Electricity and telephone services are at the the front of the property and are easily available. A deep well will be needed for water.
This 16.7 acres sits on…
the main highway between the cities of Pedernales and Jama. It is very close to the village of Tasaste. The main highway runs along the Coast, is asphalted and in good driving conditions. This highway is the south – west border of the property.
The property is well fenced along the highway and has a gated entrance, leading to…
interior roads that…
many areas of…
and plenty of sand.
The previous owners had planned a tourist development and provided me with a SWOT plan (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity and Threats).
Here are excerpts from the SWOT study: The goal of this project is to provide tourism and residential services to the cities of Quito and Santo Domingo de los Colorados. The ways to access from Quito are: Aloag – Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo – El Carmen and El Carmen – Pedernales. The driving time is approximately 4 hours.
We should consider very important that the Council provincial of Pichincha and Manabi signed an agreement to finish the highway from La Concordia to Puerto Nuevo. This new highway will reduce at least one hour driving from Quito to Pedernales.
All these highways are asphalted and in good driving conditions. With this, it is demonstrated that the Pedernales beaches are the closest ones to the city of Quito because they are on the latitude 0.0.
There are few hotels within 2 miles and the highway is being widened between Pedernales and Jama.
Strategic location of the land (close to the sea)
The project is located inside of the tourist zone.
Easy access and highways in good driving condition.
Good public transportation system with regular service.
Landscape of dry forest and extraordinary view to the sea.
The projected area per unit and their costs are totally accessible compared with other similar programs in other provinces.
A total wearing down of the emerald tourist zone.
The distance from Quito to the project is 3 to 4 hours.
The zone is projected for tourist and residential uses, according to strategic Municipal plans.
The project is close to the cities of Jama and Pedernales to have access to their goods and services.
The project will be transformed in a development pole, using manual labour from the small town of Tasaste.
Acoustic contamination because of the highway Jama – Pedernales.
Constant growth of the real estate supply
Presence of establishments of temporary lodging (hotels)
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT
The topography of the land determines 2 elevations with a regular slope, the central part of the lot is but flat and is crossed by a matting.
By the morphology the project has been divided in 2: The North part is destined for the house and 40 units will be implanted. In the South elevation the hotel zone will be located where they will be located the restaurant, 12 single rooms, 10 cabins, an area of reception, a museum, a small commercial center and all the areas of viewpoint to take advantage of the natural enchantment.
The estate is crossed by a ballast way that gives access to the beach and to the hotel zone.
In the green areas of the project we propose sport fields, gardens, 2 swimming pools: one for the residential zone and another one for the hotel zone, all this framed within the norms of respect to the ecology, remembering that the impact to the nature.
The entire 16.7 acres is offered as is.
I can send interested parties a 97 page Power Point presentation showing more of the property and the entire SWOT.
The asking price is US$285,000.
Please send requests to me Amrit Nahata at email@example.com
End of paid advertisement. We have no interest in this property or the sale of this property. All the data in the paid ad above has been provided by the seller and anyone interested should take all due diligence.
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Feb. 15-16 Travel to and visit Quito
Feb 17 Travel to Manta
Feb. 18-19 Coastal Real Estate Tour
Feb. 20 Travel to Cotacachi
Feb. 21-22 Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Feb. 23-24 Quito-Mindo Real Estate Tour
Feb. 26-27 Cuenca Real Estate Tour
Mar. 11-14 Super Thinking + Spanish Course, Mt. Dora, Fl.
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Mar. 17-18 Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Mar. 19-20 Cotacachi Shamanic tour
Mar. 22-23 Coastal Real Estate Tour
Mar. 25-26 Cuenca Real Estate Tour
Mar. 28-29 South Coast Real Estate Tour
Apr. 12-15 Ecuador Export Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Apr. 17-18 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Apr. 20-21 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Apr. 23-24 Quito-Mindo Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Apr. 26-27 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
May 13-14 Ecuador Shamanic Minga ($499 or couple $749)
May 16-17 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
May 19-20 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
May 22-23 Quito-Mindo Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
May 25-26 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
May 28-29 South Coast real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
June 24 Quantum Wealth North Carolina
June 25-27 International Investing and Business North Carolina ( $749 or couple $999)
June 28-29 Travel to Ecuador and Andes
June 30-Jy 1 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
July 3-4 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
July 6-7 Quito-Mindo Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
July 9-10 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Sept. 3-6 Ecuador Export Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Sept. 8-9 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Sept. 11-12 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Sept. 14-15 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Sept. 17-18 Ecuador Shamanic Minga ($499 or couple $749)
Sept 20-21 South Coast Real Estate tour ($499 or couple $749)
Oct. 7 Quantum Wealth North Carolina
Oct. 8-10 International Investing & Business North Carolina ($749 or couple $999)
Oct. 11-12 Travel to Quito and Andes
Oct. 13-14 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Oct. 16-17 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Oct. 19-20 Quito-Mindo Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Oct. 22-23 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Nov. 4-7 Super Thinking + Spanish Course Florida ($749 or couple $999)
Nov. 8-9 Travel to Quito and Andes
Nov. 10-11 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Nov. 13-14 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Nov. 16-17 Quito-Mindo Real Estate ($499 or couple $749)
Nov. 19-20 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Nov 22-23 South Coast Real Estate Tour (($499 or couple $749)
Dec. 3-5 Ecuador Shamanic Mingo ($499 or couple $749)
Dec. 7-8 Imbabura Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Dec. 10-11 Coastal Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Dec. 13-14 Quito-Mindo Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
Dec. 16-17 Cuenca Real Estate Tour ($499 or couple $749)
If you join the International Club, the entrance fee for 2010 is $2,999 (until January 2010). Your attendance fees at all courses will be waived. You and your guest can attend courses worth $40,947.
You can calculate the savings as our schedule of all 2010 courses is shown below.
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You may well wonder why I would make such an offer and ask why the cost is so low? Let me answer this question frankly and from the heart.
First, it helps us do a better job for you. We feel greatly enriched when we can really help our clients improve their lives. We have learned through years of experience the best way to do this is to meet with you regularly. We can best help you learn how to improve your health and wealth through continual expansion of knowledge.
Second, we gain enormous fulfillment from the many friendships we form through the years. Our friends have enriched our lives tremendously. Let me explain this in more detail.
As a member, you will be part of our international family that meets intensively over the next year to examine ways we can make our lives better. Our goal is beyond just having money. Our goal is to have quantum wealth… good health… wealth and fulfillment through service.
Though I give all course delegates my very best, I cannot help but to do a better job for those who come again and again. As we meet often; your particular wants, needs and desires become clear, and it is easier for me to point you in the right direction.
Another phenomenon is that repeat delegates help each other! They get to know one another, help each other learn, share their insights, make contacts and gain more wealth.
Out associates in Ecuador, are experienced business people who live or work and conduct our real estate and export courses. They can also act as your local backup for the business.
Lifestyle for Two. There is more! I have learned at my courses that many repeat delegates were couples.
We want couples! As a member of the program, you are entitled to bring another person to every single course or tour. The cost for that extra person will be ZERO! You can bring whomever you wish. Bring your spouse, a friend, son or daughter, partner, accountant, adviser. You can bring the same person each time or a different person, whomever you choose to accompany you. (Accommodations and air fares relating to the courses are not included for members, delegates or their guests.)
Won’t you join us in this exciting club and share Merri’s and my lifestyle for the next year? We look forward to seeing you at as many courses as possible and sharing this wonderful world of abundance and well being with you!
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