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- Ecuador Beachfront Property - began quite unexpectedly.


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Two young graduate students, Tom and Lynn Saunders, became enamored with Ecuador,


Tom and Lynn Saunders


first during a visit to the Galapagos Islands in 2005




and then a year later while doing water quality research in the Ecuadorian highlands.


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During this second visit, we decided to take a week to explore the coast and were quickly taken by the tranquility, the laid-back people and lifestyle, the tasty seafood.


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 We found ourselves in the small coastal town of Crucita so Tom could do some paragliding.  He flew on the soft coastal breeze for a couple of hours and when he landed, announced that we needed to look for property. 


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Within 48 hours we had purchased our first Ecuadorian beach house! 


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At that time, we were both in graduate school completing our doctorates at the University of Florida.  After a brief flirtation with a formal academic career, some water quality-related work with non-profit organizations in Ecuador's rainforests, and many adventures while rescuing our sailboat from the cold grips of Chicago...


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We landed back on the coast of Ecuador having taken a leap of faith that we would find the means to make a quality life for ourselves here. We had our first child in 2010, born just outside Quito, obtained our permanent resident visas, and began to dedicate ourselves to building a growing website that promoted first our own beachfront resale properties and eventually those of other sellers.


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In addition to real estate, we also began a construction arm to our business and built multiple beachfront homes.  See our testimonials to learn more.


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We eventually designed, financed and built our first multi-unit development, Ensenada del Pacifico, in the beautiful beach town of San Clemente. 


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Ensenada Del Pacifico is now completed and we manage fully-furnished beachfront condo rentals for our clients.  Come visit us for a week or longer to get the lay of the land and we can help you hunt for your own spot in the sun.




 Our next projects are already under way.  Please get in touch, share your story, and let us know what we can do to help you.

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As Seen On House Hunters International: Ecuador

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Season 87 - Episode 3

"Crucita The Beautiful"


Season 121 - Episode 12

"Facing Fears in San Clemente, Ecuador"


Season 131 - Episode 8

"Trading RV Life for a House in Ecuador"


Season 139 - Episode 9

"A Beach House in Ecuador"

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Client Testimonials

As Seen On HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Ecuador

"A Crucial Life Change in Crucita"


"Opening up Shop In San Jacinto"

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