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Ecuador Medical Care – Hospital Receives International Accreditation

Ecuador medical care keeps getting better and better. Witness the Santa Elena hospital, Liborio Panchancha. The second public hospital in Ecuador and Latin America to receive international accreditation was Liborio Panchana Sotomayor Hospital, Santa Elena, this December 19, by the prestigious organization Accreditation Canada International (ACI). This international accreditation is found that the nursing home meets world standards of quality,…

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Expatriate to Ecuador Tips

This little video will give a little insight into the experience of expatriating to a foreign country. I have found it very entertaining and helpful, in that I have gone through all of these experiences myself, from the times when Vista Pacifica Homes in Ecuador was only an idea and then through all of it’s development. The basic solution in…

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Beautiful Building Lot in Cayambe Ecuador!

These 2 gorgeous lots in Cayambe (a valley outside of Quito) boasts a flat building area in a great area of the city. With a little over 1000 M2 for both lots, you can build a magnificent home. Fronting a paved and newer roadway, these lots offer great access, with proximity to both water and electricity at the roadway. Build…

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Vista Pacifica…The Ocean and Tides

The Ocean and Tides;   The tides…worlds largest sleep machine? The Pacific Ocean is a wonderful body of water, and on the coast of Ecuador, within the area of Vista Pacifica, the tide is always coming in, or going out and the sound it makes is truly mesmerizing. I guess that is why that sound is always put into those…

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The World’s Top Retirement Haven: ECUADOR

Many international publications and foreign real estate sites rank Ecuador as one of the world’s best retirement havens. Some even rank Ecuador as number 1, which I firmly believe. Since I began doing research on living in a foreign country a few years ago, and subsequently deciding on Ecuador as my own personal haven, (before I knew many of these…

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Walking the Beach

I don’t know about you, but walking along on a deserted stretch of pristine beach always makes me calm and serene. When I say deserted I mean just that. Here at Vista Pacifica, just down below us is a stretch of beach that goes on for miles…I have been told there are 35 kilometers that are traversable at low tide…

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Shrimp

Mighty BIG shrimp!! This is the size of shrimp we normally get when our pescadora comes to our door here in Ecuador. Everywhere else in the world these are called prawns or even langostino…but just shrimp or camerones here… ;-). In Ecuador we have many things delivered to our door…I imagine it’s like it was in earlier days back in…

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Whole Foods at Vista Pacifica

In the US, there’s a very popular chain of grocery stores called “Whole Foods”; they are an amazing success story of a big company doing a very good job at bringing more natural and organic food stuffs to the American table. They carry a lot of great tasting things that you typically can’t get in their competitors’ stores. They are…

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Water at Vista Pacifica!

Vista Pacifica is finishing up our private internal underground water system for our first phase. When complete we will hold approximately 120,000 gallons of water in reserve for our home owners in our system. Combined with our homes cisterna systems of approximately another 100,000 gallons we are positioned to be self sufficient for all of our water needs. You can…

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Traveling in Ecuador…Easy or Hard?

This question comes up quite often when I am speaking to people that are coming down to visit Ecuador. Many times the question comes up because of what many have read about some of the road conditions or based on someone’s own experiences. I thought I would shed some light on what it is like and has been like from…

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