La Reserva Manabi Property & Pricing

La Reserva Manabi eco community is located in Ayampe, Ecuador – a small coastal town situated along Ruta del Sol, Ecuador’s main coastal highway about 30 minutes north of Montañita and 20 minutes South of Puerto Lopez.

The La Reserva Manabi community is nestled on two lush tropical rolling hilltops overlooking the town and river of Ayampe.

The total size of the community is 70 acres, offering many unique home locations.

Our community design allows over 90% of our lot locations panoramic vista views of the Pacific ocean.

La Reserva Manabi  Lot Sizes & Pricing

La Reserva Manabi offers larger sized home locations in order to preserve the lush tropical hillsides of Ayampe. This also allows a greater sense of living space within the community.

Our home lots average 1000m2 (10764 sq ft)* with a few smaller and larger locations available.

* 1m2 = 10.763 sq ft

Lot Sizes

Lot sizes start at 500 m2 ( 5,400 sq ft) upwards to 5000 m2 (54,000 sq ft).

Average lot size is 1000m2 (10764 sq ft).

Lot Pricing

Current lot prices start at 35K (USD) and up.

Prices start at $75 m2

La Reserva Manabi  Development Phases

We’ve divided the development of La Reserva Manabi into 3 independent phases.

Phase 1 Development

Phase 1 is currently under development.

  • 45 prime ocean view home locations
  • Sizes range from 500m2 to 1500m2. (5382 to 16145 sq ft)

Phase 2 Development

Phase 2 of La Reserva Manabi offers slightly larger lot sizes.

These locations have a more southerly view of the Pacific ocean, river and lush tropical hillsides.

Phase 3 Development

Phase 3 is on the southernmost property and the second hilltop. 

This area has a separate entrance, some of the highest home locations, and most spectacular views.  

The lower Phase 3 lots will include small townhomes and condos.

La Reserva Manabi   Home Models & Pricing

The vision behind La Reserva Manabi buildings and infrastructure is a modern tropical approach with preservation always in mind.

In keeping with this philosophy our home models incorporate many of the latest sustainable building techniques, and feature low-impact designs that flow with the surrounding landscape. We also promote sustainable landscape design for each location.

Currently we have one home model available for Phase 1 development, with two more models in the final stages of planning for Phase 1 and beyond.

La Reserva Eco Home 01

This Eco home at La Reserva Manabi has spectacular ocean views from the upper balcony as well as the lower living room and deck.

There are 2 beds, two baths featuring a spacious (21ft x 14ft)  master bedroom with sliding doors leading to the upstairs outdoor balcony. The master bath includes his-and-her sinks and large walk-in shower. The second floor 12 x 12 bedroom also has sliding glass door balcony access.

Your home and property are nature friendly with a grey water system, drinking water filtration, terraces for gardening, native jungle vegetation and fruit trees on property.

Features:

  • Locally sourced wood shelves in kitchen
  • Electric range stove top
  • Hot water heater for entire home
  • Drinking water filtration on kitchen sink
  • Grey water system for garden and landscaping
  • Terraced backyard for gardening
  • Outdoor kitchen with working sink & BBQ pit
  • Outdoor shower
  • Drinking water filtration on kitchen sink
  • Septic tank, water cistern & pump

La Reserva Manabi  Amenities & Infrastructure

All of our amenities and infrastructure at La Reserva Manabi are designed to enhance and preserve the natural beauty of Ayampe and the local biosphere.

La Reserva Amenities

  • Community Recreation Pavilion
  • Community Organic Farm
  • Maintained Hiking & Biking Trails
  • Walk 10 Minutes to World Class Surf

Wild Child Village Eco Retreat

One of the unique features of La Reserva Manabi lies at the heart of our community. 

Tucked deep into the tropical hillside at the head of our nature trail system you’ll find Wild Child Village eco retreat center.

Wild Child Village offers a cafe featuring local fruit and vegetarian meals, yoga classes, a permaculture farm, and is right inside of our community available for our residents and guests.

More on Wild Child Village coming soon

La Reserva Infrastructure

  • Home & Structure Engineering
  • Water & Sewage
  • Power
  • Internet & Communications
  • Road System

Join the La Reserva Family

La Reserva Manabi offers a relaxed, friendly and secure lifestyle with community and preservation in mind.

We’re all about creating a sense of family within our community. More than simply offering the opportunity to build your future place of residence or your vacation getaway home, we also want you to know you’re buying into a community of like minded people.

We have a dream to live: a low impact, sustainable, healthy and relaxing lifestyle on the coast

A real community integrated with nature in a tropical paradise

People within the community of La Reserva Manabi aren’t just buying a home package to be isolated from their neighbors. La Reserva Manabi is a genuine community integrated with nature in a tropical paradise – a safe place where people know and look after each other and everyone’s voice can heard.

There’s nothing like feeling like you’re part of a family in another country, and to love knowing that whenever you go there you’ll be welcomed no matter what.

If La Reserva Manabi sounds like a community you would like to call home, we’d like to get to know you. Feel free to get in touch and we’ll be glad to answer any additional questions you have about what it takes to be part of the La Reserva family.

The La Reserva Manabi Promise

The La Reserva Manabi team promises to provide you with a friendly, clear and seamless experience to realizing your dream.

We offer a one stop process from the purchase of your property, your legal needs all the way to  designing and building your home.  

Our team combined has all the resources necessary to help you with this seamless transition.

We look forward to having you as part of our family and community.

Property & Pricing FAQ

Some answers to frequently asked questions about our community:

La Reserva Manabi features hiking and biking trails, sunset and bird watching huts, community garden and an eco village community center with a local cafe.

See our Amenities & Infrastructure page for all of the details on our community amenities.

La Reserva Manabi provides all electric and water needs to your property. We’re implementing a robust internet solution that will be available soon.

From La Reserva Manabi community it’s a short walk to the center of Ayampe, where you’ll find basic daily needs such as food, toiletries and alcohol.

Also, the town of Puerto Lopez is only a 20 minute drive away with a major super market, banking, fresh produce, meat and fish market, and many other every day shopping needs.

We will be applying a small homeowner association fee for maintenance of the property landscaping and trail network.

The La Reserva Manabi community does have some building requirements enforced by the community and the municipality of Puerto Lopez. If you choose to bring your own design, it must be approved by our committee.