BEACHFRONT 2 BDRM 2 BATH CONDO WITH A BEAUTIFUL INFINITY POOL

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Brent Carlson

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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BEACHFRONT 2 BDRM 2 BATH CONDO WITH A BEAUTIFUL INFINITY POOL

Bahia de Caraquez Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4 - Adults only 13 + Maximum 4 persons

Playa Azul is a brand new development on a beautiful secluded beach 12 Km north of Bahia de Caraquez and 3 Km south of Canoa, Ecuador. The totally private 15 Condominiums sit directly on the beach with a beautiful infinity pool that appears to drop into the Pacific Ocean. Our two bedroom 2 bath luxury condominium has a maximum capacity of 4 people and a minimum age limit of 13 years. No Pets are allowed.

Living room and both bedrooms have whisper quiet split unit Panasonic Air Conditioners. The kitchen is fully stocked and the poolside gazebo has a large charcoal BBQ grille. Perfect for those giant shrimp you can buy from the local fisherman for only $5 per pound. The condo comes complete with your own washer and dryer, internet and a 32 inch flat screen with DVD player. There is a constant flow of buses that can take you into Canoa or Bahia for only 50 cents where you will find many excellent restaurants and markets full of fresh produce at such low prices you will never want to leave. You can buy fresh strawberries for 1.50 a pound and make fresh smoothies in your blender while you sit by the pool.

If you are coming for a nice quiet getaway then look no further. Canoa and Bahia are in the infancy of a huge real estate boom and return on investment here is excellent. Come visit our Paradise and you will never want to leave.

Keywords: ocean front, condo, ocean view,

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children

Brent Carlson

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
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After allot of research and travel I found my Paradise here on the central coast of Ecuador back in 2009. Along with my Ecuadorian wife we have been building ocean front condos for retirees from Canada and the U.S. Our attention to detail make our projects stand apart from all others.

Brent Carlson purchased this condo in 2012

It's all about the nice secluded beach where you can wake up and see nothing but sand and surf. You can take surfing lessons, kayak to caves, horseback riding, or for a real thrill go tandem paragliding high above the beach.

Sitting on your private terrace enjoying a cup of coffee with the surf at your doorstep.

The infinity pool, quiet beach, fully air conditioned rooms with a direct view of the surf. Miles of sandy beach to hunt for sea shells and a totally laid back atmosphere.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Property Reviews

Beachfront 2 Bdrm 2 Bath Condo with a Beautiful Infinity Pool
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
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Beachfront 2 Bdrm 2 Bath Condo with a Beautiful Infinity Pool
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Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador
Eugene, Oregon
5

Just Like Clockwork--Sunrises and Sunsets--Equator at its Best.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
We enjoyed our time in the apartment on the beach just south of Canoa. The sound of the surf was so near and strong that we needed to close the screened patio door at night so we could sleep better--and I grew up on the Oregon coast!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 9/9
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Beachfront 2 Bdrm 2 Bath Condo with a Beautiful Infinity Pool
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Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador
Seattle, WA
5

Beauty on the Beach

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
We spent a fabulous month from mid-November to mid-December. The condo is just as described, clean safe and friendly. The property is well maintained, the pool is beautiful with lounger, chairs and tables. You are steps to the beautiful beach where you can take a quiet walk without seeing another person. This was our first trip to Ecuador and it was great to have owners that lived on site. Everyone was so helpful and you feel like you are part of a family rather then a visitor. We had afternoons at the pool, dinner BBQ's and morning walks on the beach.

Buses run regularly past the condo and you are a short and safe ride to Canoa, San Vincente or Bahia. A taxi can be easily arranged for a longer ride to Manta or a tour of the area. Bring lots of small bills $1's, $5's and $10's. Shopping at the local markets for fresh fruit, veggies and seafood is so much fun and you can't believe the variety available.

We need to make a special thank you to Brent and Elsa for all their help and patience answering our questions and sharing their knowledge of Ecuador. We miss all our new friends and can't wait to return.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 9/9
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Beachfront 2 Bdrm 2 Bath Condo with a Beautiful Infinity Pool
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Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
5

Owner review

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
Just to be clear, I own one of the rental units here (3B), with the hardwood floors. I love the unit, and the location. We have all our light fixtures, etc. and the condo is fully equipped with pretty much everything you can think of, including beach towels.

We have been there in January (wet season, but it mostly rains at night, hard), March (still rains quite a bit at night, but not hard), and November (dry season). January and March are about 28 - 35C, but with the breeze off the sea, we only needed the AC when it rained hard, forcing us to close the bedroom door.

It's an hour stroll to Canoa on the beach, very pleasant walk, which we have done several times (yes, you can walk to Canoa). And the buses really do pass by about every 15-20 minutes, in both directions. We have a nice bus stop set up outside the compound, so you can sit protected from sun or rain while you wait. The bus drivers are used to stopping there for passengers, it's not a problem.

The sea fence is a wire construction, so the view is basically unimpeded. The grounds were planted back in January 2012, and are now looking beautiful. The entire compound is fenced, with locked gates, and covered parking inside the compound, so your vehicle is completely secure. There is a daytime grounds keeper, but he speaks only Spanish. The builders, Brent and Elsa, both live onsite, so if you speak no Spanish they are happy to help you out. They are both very friendly and helpful.

The list of activities described really is available, and the location is as described. The cost of the activities is quite reasonable, particularly if you are there in the off-season. The ocean is very fun to play in, with lots of surf. Typical surf heights range from about 5 feet to 15 feet, so you can get some good bodysurfing in, if you want. We picked up a couple of boogie boards and left them there for the use of anyone staying at Playa Dorada. It's pretty amazing when you actually catch a wave right.

We did the parapente (parachute flying) when we were there, it's also amazing. If you want to check out the sea and sky from the roof at night, you will need to shut off the beach security light, which is mounted up there. The switch is not there, so ask Brent where it is located.

I love this location, and plan to retire there. I am sure that most people will truly enjoy their stay.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 12/12
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Beachfront 2 Bdrm 2 Bath Condo with a Beautiful Infinity Pool
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Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador
Round Mountain, NV
5

Canoa beachfront paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
The listing was very accurate, the beach flat and perfect for swimming, the seafood from local markets or Canoa fresh and cheap, the veges and fruit ripe and fresh and very cheap, the drinks and beers cheap and excellent, and the bus regular and very cheap. The owner- builders were gracious and helpful and the tile and woodwork were high quality. I already purchased a unit under construction north on the beach and my friend was so impressed he reserved a unit in the project just starting south on the beach. I didn't know what to expect because these units were not here when I was here 2.5 years ago: we were very impressed. You can walk on the beach either direction in clean sand with almost no people until you approach Canoa about 4 km north. Canoa is also 25 cent ride on the bus during the day; if you party late the cab is $3 to the condo. The market in San Viciente is .50 and is 12 km; fresh everything is available and the cab back is $5. Have fun!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 12/12
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Beachfront 2 Bdrm 2 Bath Condo with a Beautiful Infinity Pool
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Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador
Bullard, Texas
4

Heavenly hang out.

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
Our first stay in Ecuador ever was off to an awesome start in this newly built condo. The sounds of the waves lulled us to sleep at night Enjoyed the apartment and view immensely, but Brent, Elsa, Joe and Roseanne made the fun! They took such good care of us - BBQs, shelling, and day trips. Spent a lot of time in the surfing town of Canoa. Everyone should come to ecuador's coast and stay here. It's heavenly.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 7/7
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Manta
Car: not necessary

About our area Manta to Jama, let's start with Manta. Here you will find almost everything a person could be looking for, with direct flights from Quito from $58 dollars round trip and car rentals right at the airport. Manta is a large industrial city with a shipping port and fishing fleet. It has shopping malls and butcher shops like Casa de Carne owned by an American who raises his own beef. It's a favorite stop for many expats to stock up on beef & pork. East of Manta about 1/2 hour is Puerto Viejo, the capital of Manabi Province, that also has large shopping malls including a Kywi hardware store much like a Home Depot where you can find many items to meet most of your household needs. Both Manta and Puerto Viejo can be reached by a 1 hour and 15 minute drive from our area. From Manta, driving north, you will pass through some in land low lying mountains, and then back to the coast again will you will find the beach towns of San Jacinto and San Clemente. San Clemente has a small expat community but not much infrastructure for shopping or entertainment. North from San Clemente will take you away from the beach again till you come to Bahia de Caraquez. The large expat community here sits out on a peninsula with many high rise condos and wonderful restaurants. Bahia is the Eco City of Ecuador and has nice paved streets with plenty of trees and flowers. Bahia at this time has 4 new condo projects underway along with the new El Paseo shopping Mall that will have many of the amenities that were only available in Manta. This will be a blessing to all the expats who live in this area of the coast. Once the shopping mall is finished next year we will see another big surge in property prices just as we did when the bridge was finished in 2011, connecting the coast hwy from Bahia to San Vicente. Progress comes at a price but compared to what a person would pay for ocean front property in Costa Rica or Panama, Ecuador still, by far, has the best prices for land and food. Also in Ecuador propane is subsidized by the government so 15 gallons of propane only costs 2 dollars. So everyone uses on demand hot water heaters, gas ovens and gas dryers. This makes a huge savings in the cost of electricity. Also gasoline and diesel are subsidized, so gasoline is only $1.59 per gallon and diesel is only $1.03 per gallon. However, new Cars can be expensive here. Our new 9 passenger Hyundai van cost $33,000, but with an economical diesel engine in time you make up the difference in that extra government import tax. Still with the price of gas so low the taxi fares in Ecuador are affordable and a lot of expats choose to not have a car and go by bus and taxi. Anyway, driving north from Bahia to Canoa you will cross the new longest bridge in Ecuador to the town of San Vicente that in the past was only accessible by a ferry boat across the Chone River estuary or drive around it, along a very long rough road up the river and back down the other side. Now San Vicente is finally seeing improvements to its infrastructure and the airport in time will start flights from Quito making this area even more accessible. Playa Azul is just 13 KM north of San Vicente and 3 Km south of the popular surfing town of Canoa. Playa Azul has over 200 foot of beachfront at your doorsteps. we have a 3 meter wall on three sides and a high quality beach fence that gives everyone privacy and security. All condos have a straight-on view of the ocean with spectacular sunsets. During the warm sunny winter months of November to June we have temps from 85 to 90 then summer arrives in July and the weather cools down and the humidity ends. This is what makes the coast of Ecuador such a wonderful place to live. We have seasons of nice warm winters then cool summers. After living in the Caribbean under the constant heat and humidity 365 days a year, I find the coast of Ecuador far superior over Central America or the Caribbean.

Canoa is just a 5 minute drive to the north. Here you will find a popular tourist town with many hotels and restaurants right on the beach. Canoa is very popular with Ecuadorians and foreigners alike. There are quite a few hostels with restaurants owned by North Americans, so there is no lack of American style food from hamburgers with onion rings to pizza. But the best bargains are the Ecuadorian lunches for only $2.50 that includes meat or seafood, fresh juice and soup. North from Canoa to Jama you will be driving inland again till you come to the town of Jama and the fishing village of El Matal. This drive takes about 45 minutes and here you will see a true unspoiled fishing village that doesn't see a lot of tourists.

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Availability & Rates

Bahia de Caraquez Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring /Summer
Mar 15 2014 - Dec 15 2014
$90
$350
$950
3 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Dec 16 2014 - Mar 14 2015
$120
$546
$1,624
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$90
$350
$950
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
Deposit using Paypa or direct deposit to a Wells Fargo accountl. Remaining balance in cash upon arrival.
Notes Rates are based on two people. Each additional person is $10 per day.
Maximum 4 people per condo.
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Amenities

Bahia de Caraquez Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms are identical both have showers
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds in each room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • paragliding
  • surf fishing
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