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Concierge Services at Las Olas

The Concierge at Las Olas takes care of the details for you – from stocking the fridge before guests arrive, to arranging excursions around Ecuador, allow our knowledgeable, experienced concierge team to help.  With a dynamic, personal, and creative approach, each concierge at Las Olas Residential Services is dedicated to seeing that your stay is carefree and comfortable.

Concierge services include

  • Airport pick-up or drop off
  • Regular shuttle services to Manta and Bahia
  • Car and/or driver services
  • Car rentals for residents
  • Shopping
    – Groceries
    – Delivery to your home
  • Laundry/Dry cleaning pick-up/drop-off
  • Restaurant reservations
  • Excursion coordinator
    – Galapagos Islands
    – Climbing a volcano
    – White water rafting
    – Zip-line excursions
    – Ancient ruins
    – Quito, Guayaquil and/or Cuenca tours
  • Private Spanish lessons
  • Translation services
  • Pet minders
  • Beauty salon services
  • Spa services
  • Private event planning
  • Shopping Excursions
  • Night Life
  • Tickets for Shows

Resort Activities

  • Golfing
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis
  • Pickle Ball
  • Ocean Kayaking
  • Bicycle rentals
  • ATV rentals
  • Fishing
  • Boat rides
  • Beach picnics
  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals
  • Surf/Skim/Bogie Board rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Paragliding
  • Stand Up Paddle (SUP)
  • Kite Boarding Lessons
  • Baby sea turtle releases
  • Whale watching
  • Cooking Classes
  • Yoga Classes
  • Personal Trainers

Home Care Services

Las Olas provides property care service for homeowners. Services included as part of your Home Owners Association Fees are basic yard and garden maintenance. We also provide additional services (at a cost) to those who are away, which ensures the proper upkeep of your home or to residents simply wishing to make daily life a little easier.

Services can include

  • Home cleaning
  • Home inspection
  • Swimming pool care and cleaning
  • Pest control
  • Employee management
  • Bill paying

Immigration

The regulations for obtaining visas for working and living in Ecuador change frequently. Las Olas has developed relationships with several English-speaking law firms that can handle all your immigration requirements.

You can visit Ecuador for 90 days with no visa. After that a 90 day extension can be obtained for approximately $300.

For living in Ecuador you will need to obtain a 2 year temporary visa followed by a full time visa. The process is not difficult however it does require that all steps be done correctly.

Contact us for more information.

Legal Services

Las Olas has developed a strong relationship with some of the most respected English-speaking law firms on the coast of Ecuador.  Our legal partners will be there to assist you with all the legal requirements you may need while in Ecuador.  Legal services include real estate, immigration, trust, corporate and taxation services.

Legal Tip

If you buy real estate in Ecuador, it is recommended to have your Ecuadorian attorney draw up a will.  Without such a document, ensuring your property goes to your family and friends could be a long and arduous process.  You will pay very little  to have this document prepared.

Las Olas has developed a strong relationship with some of the most respected English-speaking law firms on the coast of Ecuador.  Our legal partners will be there to assist you with all the legal requirements you may need while in Ecuador.  Legal services include real estate, immigration, trust, corporate and taxation services.

Home Rental Program

Las Olas vacation rental program, is designed to effectively market and rent your property in order to maximize the return on your investment.

Las Olas takes care of:

  • Marketing the property through advertising in magazines, newspapers, Web ads, signage and through our own and third-party vacation rental sites
  • Maintaining a guest management rental calendar
  • Renter ‘meet and greet’ at your property
  • Concierge services while they are in Las Olas and Ecuador
  • Daily maid service while rented
  • Laundering the linens (including bed sheets and pillowcases but not blankets and bed covers), bath linens (bath towels, face cloths and hand towels) and kitchen linens (dish cloths and dish towels)
  • Dry goods: paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue, and plastic trash bags
  • Collecting advance deposits and rents
  • Processing e-check or credit card payments
  • Updating and maintaining the individual home’s reference guide for renters which contains specific information about that particular property (how things work, where things are located), as well as information about Las Olas, shopping, restaurants, beaches, transportation, activities and excursions (horseback riding, sport fishing, golf etc.)
  • A welcome gift, courtesy of Las Olas, including, but not limited to, a starter kit of toiletries, coffee and tea, dish soap and laundry detergent
  • Inspecting and taking inventory of the property upon checkout

As a homeowner, you will be able to:

  • Check availability and reserve your property for yourself online
  • Log into your own financial reports
  • Receive monthly deposits of your net income

Rental management fees are estimated to be 35% of the rental income.  Your second home at Las Olas was meant to be enjoyed so go ahead and, “Relax, we’ll take care of it!”

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