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Bedrooms 4
Space 8,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Beachfront Villa. Four Private Oceanfront Master. Max.6 Min 2 people

Luxurious Oceanfront Villa Near Montanita: Owner live on 1/2 of the house. Helper live on the property on a separate house.

Welcome to Paradise! Our luxurious oceanfront villa awaits your arrival!

Your own private master suite with king size bed and gorgeous bathroom opens to a huge veranda or individual balcony right on the Pacific Ocean. You’ll

often have the secluded beach all to yourself for sunbathing, walking, jogging, or biking.

The warm Pacific waters and world-renowned surf are perfect for swimming year round. Or just relax and enjoy the ocean breezes, crashing waves, and magnificent sunsets.

We have recently retired in our house and now welcome single or couples as guests in our newly renovated villa near Montanita. Our desire is for you and your family to have a wonderful positive experience in this gorgeous location--a small token for all the blessings in our life.

This is the perfect place for an unforgettable vacation. Although our home is very large, we only take one reservation at a time (with sufficient advance notice it is possible to rent the entire villa). From the beautifully tiled ground level veranda with bamboo cathedral ceiling and individual upstairs balconies the beach and ocean stretch out before you. Our lovely landscaped yard with coconut palms, orchids, fruit trees, and gardens are filled with birds and butterflies. The night sky will amaze you with its countless stars. Let the sound of the ocean waves rock you to sleep.

From May through October you’ll spot graceful humpback whales right in front of our villa. These magnificent creatures come to our warm waters each year from Antarctica for breeding. You will see dolphins and sea birds frolicking nearby every day.

We will greet you with a smile and make sure all your needs are fulfilled.

Just a few miles south is Montanita, famous for its shopping, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Taxis are available 24/7 for safe and comfortable transportation to and from this fun-filled beach town.

At your request our driver can even pick you up and deliver you to Guayaquil airport, or take you around to tour the beautiful countryside. We and our helpers will do whatever we can to make sure you have the most relaxing and enjoyable vacation possible.

We offer you the lowest rental price in the area for this level of accommodation.

Even after extensive upgrades and renovations, our daily rate is still the same humble price of five years ago. Please view the photos of our luxurious, custom-decorated villa, then check our calendar for availability.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

More Details

Kim Anh Whiting
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
14 April, 2018

About Kim Anh Whiting

This is our retirement home. We live here permanently in our home. We love it here. We are here to help you with a beautiful place to enjoy the peace and tranquilities of life...A small token for all the blessing in our life...We love to share our home and our wonderful retirement experience in Ecuador with you...we stay in 1/2 of the house with separate entrance way, each 1/2 of the house is over 4,000sqf of living space, you have your own kitchen to cook your meal. Our helper prepare our one a day meal and bring it over to the main house for us during lunch.

Why Kim Anh Whiting chose Santa Elena

Very beautiful place. Pleasant weather year round..Culligan state of the art water purification system throughout the property. Salt water pool and zacusie.

What makes this villa unique

Fresh air, no pollution, peace and quiet. Inquire about special rates for couples interested in retiring to Ecuador.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Santa Elena

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No smoking. No pets.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Gorgeous!New! Total tile from floor to ceiling
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Gorgeous! New! Total tile from Floor to Ceiling.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Gorgeous! New! Total Tile From Floor To Ceiling.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , Gorgeous! New! Total Tile From Floor To Ceiling.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure , Gorgeous! New! Total Tile From Floor To Ceiling.
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower enclosure , Gorgeous! New! Total Tile From Floor To Ceiling.
  • 6 New Gorgeous Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 Oceanfront Private Balcony Vista Ocean View. - 1 extra lg. double bed , New! Gorgeous Huge Master, Priv. Balcony,Desk,Sofa,Closet.
    Bedroom 2 Oceanfront Private Balcony Vista Ocean View. - 1 extra lg. double bed , New! Gorgeous Huge Master, Priv. Balcony,Desk,Sofa,Closet.
    Bedroom 3 Oceanfront/Open to Oceanfront Veranda Room - 1 extra lg. double bed , New! Gorgeous Oceanfront Master Downstairs,Desk,Sofa,Closet.
    Bedroom 4 Oceanfront Master/Private Downstairs - 1 extra lg. double bed , New! Gorgeous Oceanfront Master Downstairs,Desk, Sofa, Close
  • Four Oceanfront all King size beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • video player
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Helpers on site 7x24 will perform housekeeping and cooking for additional fee. Our friend @ SamaiSpa can provide private chef, meal deliver, Massage and other tour arragement for you.


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average rating of 4.852941 based on 34 reviews

Beautiful Sunsets, Gorgeous Home

  • 5 of 5

This is an exquisite property. Bruce and Kim's home is so well designed and constructed that it offers very favourable temperatures throughout the day and night. Moving from the house to gardens to ocean is almost seamless. One reflects the other. Buffeted by lovely breezes and warm sunshine the beaches are gorgeous and the ocean is alive with beauty. The pool provides a relaxing rest after a day's activities and the owners and caretakers are exquisite in their non intrusiveness and efficiency. Kim and Bruce are discreet and their home can accommodate a number of guests comfortably because of their large, private spaces. The owners are very charitable people and are generous in their support of a sustainable community. This is a home we would visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very blessed to have so many wonderful people like you visiting our beautiful home 🏡? and gorgeous beach🏖?. We and our helpers appreciate your kindness and ready to serving all of you again.
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Sheridan wy. US

Great house in great beach location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house on a great beach! Kim and Bruce are great hosts! Perfect for a family of four like ours with young adult boys. Would be a great place for 3 couples to stay as well! Now we just need to plan a return trip.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home. Amazing beach. Amazing hosts!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here in January and cannot wait to come back! To begin, the location is spectacular! This beautiful home is right on the beach and very close to many towns. It is about 10 minutes (by car) to Montanita. We would wake up, eat breakfast on the veranda overlooking the beach, then head into Montanita. We did this a couple times and stayed out the house as well to relax. This home is made for relaxation! The beds are very comfy and there are so many amenities. We had wi-fi, fresh water, laundry, and house keeping.

Being next to the ocean was awesome! Many times fishermen would ride by selling fish and oysters. We bought lobster, shrimp, and oysters a couple times from one local fisherman. His prices were very reasonable and he was really nice.

This home also has a phenomenal pool! When the tide was high, my husband and I would sit in the pool, with the jets on, and relax. It is a salt water pool and has back and foot jets. We also relaxed in the pool while watching the sun set.

Kim and Bruce were wonderful! They greeted us with welcoming smiles. Both gave us suggestions as to what to do and see while there. They were very accommodating and made our trip wonderful! They have a beautiful home and we cannot wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 22/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are such an amazing young couple from the United State...Your kind heart and compassion in carrying those heavy suitcases loaded with gifts for the poor children in our town...Bruce and I, and the children in town, are deeply appreciative of hour kindness. Please feel free to come back to our peaceful home each year, to participate in the special occasion of giving gifts to the poor children. May God bless both of you with good health, and may your kindness and compassion continue to shine in your life.
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United States

Hear the waves crash right outside your window!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this luxurious house. It is one of the nicest homes on the coast of Ecuador. We had an upper floor room with a balcony that looked out to the Pacific. The gardens are beautiful, you can see a variety of birds and geckos everywhere you go. Transportation is right outside the door. The bus comes by regularly if you don't have a car.

We enjoyed spending time with Bruce and Kim who stay in the house while you are there. The caretaker is also around and he is very helpful. We cooked several meals, it was easier to do that in the other house since the kitchen in the main house is small for two people to maneuver.

The beach is breathtaking! It is almost a private beach, with only the neighbors using it. The house is located directly on a beautiful 7 mile stretch of beach which goes all the way to south to Olon - you can surf, walk, ride bikes, and swim every day if you choose. There are surf board and bike rentals in Olon and excellent restaurants if you don't feel like cooking. (We didn't get sick once, everything was so fresh)

Overall, this place is highly recommended. The house is well built and designed properly, you have excellent hot water and internet available. We will definitely consider returning!

  • Review Submitted: 16/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are an incredible was our honor to host both of you at our peaceful home to celebrate the New Year. 2017 will be a great year for all of us. We sincerely hope we will be your neighbors. Our goals are to be able to help those of you who would like or who are thinking about retiring here on the coast of Ecuador. After 9 years of being settled down here, we think we know the culture,people, and a few things in life to help out, so that your life here will be more positive, to enjoy the retirement life you truly deserve. Your rental money will go funding and helping some kids and families in the town with a great meal for Christmas. Bruce and I can't wait to see you back in our paradise.
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Cape Town, South Africa

Unforgettable stay in Las Nuñez

  • 5 of 5

I'm a South African woman who stayed with Bruce and Kim in their amazing home for three weeks. It was truly an amazing experience, not only because of the beautiful decoration and architecture, but also because they are such wonderful and kind hosts. They are such good-hearted people and they are always thinking of the well-being of those around them. I haven't met such beautiful people in a very long time. They very seldomly choose people to stay at their home, because they love their privacy, but when they do, they welcome them with open arms...and the best of it all is that they give away the money given by the renters to the kids in need of the Las Nuñez community. Truly admiring and such a great example to follow. I feel so blessed that I could have learnt so much from them and their actions in such a short time. Apart from this, the beach is perfect. Las Nuñez beach is very peaceful and is a warm, clean and sandy beach, unlike the others in this far, it's my favorite beach out of all of the many beaches in that zone. Also, If it's gets too peaceful for your liking, you are only a 15 minute ride away from the touristic town, Montañita. Their house is beautifully built and carefully thought out with a lot of exceptional detail and love. You definitely won't regret your stay in this beautiful, Italian-design stone house. Thanks Kim and Bruce! Hopefully we get to see each other again soon! Lots of love, Erika!

  • Review Submitted: 10/04/2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's our blessing to hosted you and so many wonderful peoples around the world at our peaceful, happy home. South Africa - you hold a special place in our heart. Your kindness and your generosity bring so much happiness to the childrens of Las Nunez this Easter holiday. We are here, loving our retirement life in this gorgeous beach and ready to share our home , our blessing with all of you who thinking of retire in this humble, peaceful country. Viva Ecuador.
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Beautiful home, wonderful beach!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five just returned from a week in this beautiful home. The house is really incredible--spacious, beautifully decorated and maintained, and right on a sandy beach. Bruce and Kim were awesome hosts--very attentive and helpful, but certainly gave us plenty of space to enjoy ourselves. It was really nice having them available to help us plan outings (make sure to take the bus to Montanita one day, and have Kim schedule a massage for you at the house). Since we came at Christmas, Kim suggested we bring some donations for the kids at the local school. We're so glad we did! The local families were extremely grateful, and the visit was the highlight of our trip. If you go, please consider taking something to share with the local families--school supplies, books, etc. Check with Kim--she'll know what's needed! Thanks, Kim and Bruce, for a wonderful, relaxing vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christmas 2015 annual giving was successful thanks to your kindness and your generosity. Thank you all for a wonderful blessed year in beautiful Ecuador. Please check out her pictures of her visit to the school and areas at:
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Nearest Airport
184 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Bus to Guayaquil airport, Cuenca,
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The beach at our home is the most incredible beach, very private with few people... Clean, and fresh air. You can almost do all the activities right in front of our beach front/Ocean front Villa like... Walking,Biking,Running,Surfing,Swimming,Snokel,Diving,Scuba, Kayaking and Yoga,Palate righ on the beach, rock collecting on the beach too. I love to go up to the mountain to colect Orchids. Mud bath, natural hot spring... have the best massage in the world for $5 US dollars. Life is great and very blessing at this humble place...


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Santa Elena

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$68 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

More than 2 people AU$202.76
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$675.85
House keeping and linen AU$135.17

Peak Season December 1 till June 30 is $200 per day for two people only. Extra fee $50 per night per person.

Whale Season July 1 till November 31 is $150 per day for two people only. Extra fee $50 per night per person.

Four oceanfront KING size master bedroom. We can only accommodate max. 6 people and min. 2 people.

We are occupy one master bedroom in the house. NO REFUND. NO CANCELATION

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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