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Investor and Pension Visa Citizen Requirements Ecuador July 2015

Larry Pioli, the owner and developer of Vista Pacifica Homes in Ecuador visited with the  main attorney for immigration and citizenship in Guayaquil on Friday, July 3rd, 2015.  Here are the notes that he took:  The rules for investor or pension visa have NOT changed as in needing more money to invest in a CD or invest in Real Estate…

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Larry Pioli and Vista Pacifica Homes in Ecuador

(Vista Pacifica is a peaceful mountainside home community that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Our vantage point offers  spectacular and contrasting vistas. From your home here in Coastal Manabi Ecuador, you enjoy both the vastness of the ocean and its glorious sunsets, plus the serenity of living in a green, tropical nature preserve nestled on a mountainside.  Larry Pioli is the…

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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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Vista Pacifica Now Hosting Tours

Would you like to have your sandals in the sand? Now is the time to explore the next (warm) chapter of your life with us in Ecuador. Tours in Ecuador are offered every other month and combine fun in the sun, conversations with experts & expats and comprehensive explorations of properties that we have vetted. Properties include large parcels of…

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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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New Inheritance Tax hikes being proposed by Ecuador President Correa

This week President Correa brings new Inheritance Tax hikes for approval of the government to be implemented. These hikes are a large spike from current taxes and could have effects on locals and expats alike. The current taxes are as follows: Inheritances under $66,000 USD dont pay any tax. For inheritances valued $100,000, they pay a 5% tax. For $200,000…

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fresh food Ecuador

“FRESH” in the USA is not the same as “FRESH” in Ecuador

Have you ever wondered how the apples that you see in the grocery stores in the USA get to be so “glossy”?…I know I have. I grew up all over the world (father being in the service certainly helped), but I have NEVER seen such gloss, even after trying to polish them myself once. It only makes me wonder if…

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Museum Guayaquil

The Start of Civilization in South America

I visited a wonderful museum while in Guayaquil on business a while ago and they were showing the history of Ecuador in the main part of the museum. I found this exhibit to be amazing as it traced the beginning of civilization in South America to… ECUADOR! Scholars now think (as most scholars tend to do), that the very start…

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Don Juan Ecuador Land for Sale

Fantastic Pacific Ocean Views – Don Juan Ecuador

Lot of 3126 M2 in Don Juan Ecuador. Fantastic Pacific Ocean views can be yours on this elevated off the beach lot in the charming village of Don Juan. Nestled on the Manabi coast sits Don Juan, a small fishing village with an amazing beach area. Peaceful living can by yours with this large over 3/4 of an acre lot…

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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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