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According to the United Nations, Ecuador is a world leader in the inclusion of people with disabilities
Guayaquil, November 25 (Andes).- Policies in favor of vulnerable groups in Ecuador have allowed 10,000 people with disabilities to enter the...
By Alexandra ValenciaQUITO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Ecuador's economic growth will accelerate to as high as 5.1 percent next year, despite less...
Ecuador news magazine - Quito, September 9 (Andes).- Ecuador has one of the world’s best health systems; Bloomberg’s database established that...
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The lifestyle on the coast of Ecuador is both relaxing and healthy. The perfect weather and natural beauty encourages early morning...
Among the world’s most diverse nations in terms of geography, wildlife, and culture, Ecuador is committed to preserving its treasures...
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Why choose Ecuador ?
It is the cost of living in Ecuador that has influenced many North Americans and Europeans to choose Ecuador as their retirement destination. It is not just the property values and low carrying and maintenance costs that make Ecuador more affordable, it is the low annual cost of living that they enjoy when compared with that of other places,
With the real estate crash of 2008, home prices may seem inviting. But what really separates Ecuador from typical seaside communities in the United States is the low cost of maintain your investment. Property taxes on a seaside home are typical less than $100 per year and maintenance on HOA fees typical around $1,000 per year.
North Americans have access to an excellent level of medical care in Ecuador. In the bigger cities, such as Quito, Cuenca, Manta and Guayaquil, hospitals are equipped with the latest in medical technology and the staff is fully trained with qualified doctors and nurses in all fields. In fact, many have trained in the US and the UK.
People often think that because Ecuador is on the equator that the weather is hot and sticky. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact the weather in Bahia is very similar to that of Hawaii. In Bahía, there has never been a hurricane or tropical storm, and lightning is extremely rare.
From Miami travel time to Quito is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes with the average airfare around $450.00 return. From Quito, Bahia de Caraquez is a four hour drive or a 35 minute flight to Manta which cost around $100 return and then a 45 minute drive to Las Olas.
Most tourists agree that it is the people of Ecuador that make the experience truly memorable. Although close to half live beneath the poverty level, the people you meet are happy and generous. They are incredibly hospitable and like helping foreigners. The people of Ecuador seem happy that others appreciate the beauty of their country as much as they do. Surprisingly, Ecuador boasts one of the highest literacy rates in the world out pacing even that of United States and Canada.
Ecuador’s real estate prices have seen steady increases over the past three years. Ecuador is poised to become the next real estate high growth market following the trend that was started in Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica over the past ten years. The combination of low cost of living, ideal climate, proximity to North America and inexpensive high quality health care is expected to attract an ever increasing number of North Americans to Ecuador over the next 15 years.
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