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Modern brand-new apartment near the Yanuncay river and the Tram stop

This is a beautiful and modern apartment with first class finishes, brand new, located on the first floor with lots of light, and two small gardens. The apartment is located one block from the linear park “Las Piedras del Río Yanuncay” where you can enjoy long walks in the company of nature. The building is located on a very quiet street, a few minutes from the bus stop and for most bus and tram lines that will take you to the city center in less than 10 minutes.

The apartment consists of:

• room
• kitchen
• dining room
• 3 rooms
• 2 full bathrooms
• 1small cellar
• 1 social bathroom
• study area
• Laundry
• Communal terrace with bbq area and beautiful view of the mountains.
• garage for one vehicle
• No aliquot is paid
• Pet is accepted

Video surveillance cameras and electrical safety fence.

Price: $550, does not include basic services.

Very soon I will have two more unfurnished apartments for rent with balconies and terraces as well as a furnished suite.

If you need more photos and information, contact me: 098 573 4741

Address: Américas y Parque Lineal del Río Yanuncay, Cuenca.

Unfurnished, not negotiable, pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674830928

I am the owner, Eli: 098 573 4741

Beautiful house for rent in a family urbanization

I offer you a house belonging to my mother-in-law (Sandra Ugalde), for rent located in Ricaurte near the San Diego hacienda in a private family development.

The house has 2 bedrooms, each with its full bathroom, as well as a social bathroom. Also with living room, dining room, kitchen, garden with panoramic views of Cuenca, BBQ area and parking for 2 vehicles.

The rental price is $310 (unfurnished). If you want more information or to visit the house, you can contact me, because my mother-in-law doesn’t speak much English: 099 274 5970. (Alejandro García).

Address: Av. Julia Bernal, Cuenca.

Unfurnished, negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674842570

I am a friend of the owner, Alejandro Garcia: 099 274 5970

Fully furnished 2 BR / 2.5 Bath / apartment for rent in Cuenca

Price: $900 per month

This is a luxurious, fully furnished apartment located in Las Pencas Area just 8 minutes from downtown, inside a building with 24/7 security and a private elevator. Just the apartment has 1991 sq ft (185m2) and its Terrace size is 485 sq ft (45m2).

Once you enter you will find a big living room, an open kitchen, a laundry room, a social bathroom, a fireplace, and two bedrooms where each one has its own full bathroom and balcony. Also, the Master Room has a walk-in closet.

Finally, you have a big terrace with a BBQ Area, a Hydromassage bathtub, and beautiful views of the city. A storage room and a parking space are also included with the apartment and pets are allowed.

*Building aliquot and utilities are not included in the monthly rental*

Buying option available!
For $230,000, negotiable

Take a quick look of the property here:

We can set an appointment to see the apartment whenever you want.
Do you want to know more? We will be happy to help you. And remember at Best Ecuador Homes we have the place of your dreams!

Address: Las Pencas, Cuenca.

Furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674856696

I am a real estate agent, Monica Gonzaga: 098 384 1691

5 BR / 2 BA house for rent on the Ecuadorian Coast, Salinas

$650 per month

This is a single-story House located on the Ecuadorian Coast in the precious place of Salinas. The property is located 5 minutes away from the town shopping mall, also it has near restaurants and stores. The house has 2841 sq ft (264 m2) of space with a big patio with a BBQ Area and a parking space inside.

Once you enter the house you will find an open kitchen, 5 bedrooms, a social bathroom, and 2 full bathrooms. Plenty of natural light and the best weather in the country.

Take a quick view of the property here:

We will be delighted to help you. For more information:

Address: La Libertad, Salinas.

Furnished, negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674858403

I am a real estate agent, Monica Gonzaga: 098 384 1691

Modern, 3-bedroom condo with terrace on Yanuncay, priced to sell

This modern, 3-bedroom condo near the Yanuncay River with a terrace is priced to sell, at just $169,000. The unfurnished open-concept, nearly new 145 sq. meter (1,560.77 sq. ft) apartment has 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces, a bodega/storage unit, views of the Yanuncay River, and a local park that also has a large gym right across from the condo. The river walking path with its exercise and picnic areas, Supermaxi Don Bosco, and the Tranvia are all within walking distance making this a great location. The building is a luxury, elevator building with 24/7 security and video cameras for extra peace of mind.

The high-end building also has a large common room that can be reserved for parties or meetings with couches, an oversized table, a TV, and a green area.

As you walk in the front door of the condo, the kitchen — with two islands for cooking and seating — leads into the large entertainment area that can be used as a dining room and living room combination. Immediately in front is the terrace with river and park views. Down a hall to the right is a social bathroom, shared by the two guest rooms, and the primary bedroom which is en-suite. There is also an area that can be turned into a TV room or office, Off to one side of the kitchen is a dedicated laundry area with a sink.

All finishes are new, and a stove, oven, and range hood are included in the purchase price. There is also an exquisite built-in bookcase that can be used to display your favorite reading materials and treasures.

The condo is light and airy and all of the bedrooms have windows with views.

This nearly new, modern, 3-bedroom condo near the Yanuncay River with a terrace is priced to sell at $169,000. The HOA is $135 per month.

Don’t wait … This new condo won’t last long at this price.

Address: Primero de Mayo, Cuenca.

Semi furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674741174

I am a real estate agent, Ecuador At Your Service: 099 537 5116

Gorgeous 3-bedroom, downtown townhouse has a separate, furnished Airbnb

Make money while living in your own, beautiful home with a terrace, with these 2 homes for one special offer.

This fabulous townhome on the edge of El Centro, Cuenca has an immediate income-producing, furnished Airbnb or rental property with a separate entrance and its own two-tiered rooftop terrace. The main house is a one-of-a-kind home, just past the famed Todos Santos church, and is located in a quiet, residential gated community with 8 townhouses making it intimate and friendly — as well as safe. Just a ten-minute walk and you are in the heart of the historic district of Cuenca with all its restaurants, shops, museums, cafes and so much more including steps down to the Tomebamba River. A rare find, this home, and rental property provide the joy and excitement of urban life without the congestion of the downtown area, just a few blocks away.

The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath single-story home is 298 sq. meters (3,208 sq. ft) and is situated on 245 sq. meters of land. The home was renovated and completed in 2021 and has just been re-painted and re-furbished to be move-in ready for the new owners. The townhome — which also has a wonderful covered and uncovered terrace — comes with appliances including a dishwasher, a large refrigerator, a five-burner stove top and oven, black-out curtains, and certain lighting features. Select furnishings may also be negotiable. The large, one-bedroom rental property or guest house is fully furnished and includes an open-concept living, dining, and kitchen area, as well as two outdoor terraces with magnificent views of Cuenca and the surrounding mountains. This income property has been hugely successful in past years, providing an immediate income source for you as new owners. That 2nd-floor apartment is turnkey ready with everything (and more) to move right in.

As you walk into the lovely main home at the end of a private cul-de-sac you are struck by the light and airy open-concept living and dining area that leads out to the beautiful, plant-filled terrace that is both covered and open so you may enjoy the great outdoors even on those rainy Cuenca days. The living room has skylights and a fireplace with an insert, ensuring that smoke never gets into your house — but that warm and cozy evenings can be spent curled up with a good book.

The home is equipped with solid cedar doors, original Eucalyptus and stone floors, steel beams, great lighting, crown molding, arched double French doors, and delightful curves giving the home a Mediterranean feel. High-speed Internet and four routers allow for fast and immediate Internet throughout the house and the guest house.

The kitchen has a large island that invites you to enjoy a meal or a glass of wine chatting with the chef and has plenty of cupboard and storage space making it a great cook’s kitchen. High-end kitchen appliances and all built-ins are included in the purchase price.

The primary bedroom is en-suite and has a delightful seating area, as well as a walk-in closet. One of the guest rooms opens up to the flower-filled terrace and is the perfect place for an afternoon nap with soothing breezes that calm your soul. The other guest room shares the third bathroom. There is also a social bathroom and a good-sized bathroom in the attractive and inviting guest house. Additionally, a pull-down ladder takes you to a large attic space that can house holiday decorations, suitcases, and items rarely used.

The lovely, large and charming garden rental apartment captures the energy of the city while ensuring a quiet, secure, space to explore Cuenca. This rental property has its own separate entrance ensuring privacy for both guests and the homeowners and is located up one set of stairs. The warm and inviting apartment is fully equipped with all appliances, a couch and chairs, a dining table, a TV, a queen-size bed, a vanity, black-out curtains, Netflix, high-speed Internet, and a large deck off the entrance, and a second terrace up an additional flight of stairs. The views from this condo are amazing and you can immediately rent it out for passive income every month. Current owners have rented it for $750 a month, but its proximity to downtown, the quiet and safeness of the neighborhood, and all its amenities and furnishings could easily demand a higher rent. The unit also has its own laundry area, and the electric and water meters are independent of the main house. The apartment is bathed in natural light with windows and French doors and the two flower-filled terraces, make this a very desirable rental or Airbnb unit.

There are intercoms in both homes, allowing you to hear who is at the complex for added security; plus fully-lighted areas, and a solid front gate that makes the entire complex super safe. There are also 3 parking spaces, and one bodega storage unit, HOA fees are limited to $20 annually. When extras or assessments are needed for repairs or upgrades, neighbors chip in to offset expenses.

The listing price for this fabulous townhome on the edge of El Centro, Cuenca, with an immediate income-producing guest house or Airbnb unit included in the purchase price is $325,000.

Address: Manuel Vega, Cuenca.

Semi-furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674739903

I am a real estate agent, Ecuador At Your Service: 099 547 5116

Fully furnished cottage cabin, 2 BR – 2.5 bath, in the forest, 15 min from town

Fully furnished cottage cabin, 2br-2.5bath, in the forest, near San Joaquin. 

Location: The cabin is located in a 1 hectare of forest private land, inside of a very safe gated community with camera surveillance, surrounded by trees, green areas and a nice view of a waterfall. You will only hear the sound of nature and birds, and wake up with the smell of fresh air and eucalyptus trees. The city center of Cuenca is about 20 minutes car distance, the closest bus stop is about 15min walk. Groceries, atm´s, pharmacies, etc are about 10 minutes by bicycle or 4 min car distance. 

Description: This is unit is made by wood and modern finish. It has 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room, music-TV room, office, 2 fireplaces, kitchen, laundry room, 2 full bathrooms and social bathroom. It also has a inside alarm system. 

Price reduced 
Rent: $600 
Utilities are not included, Might cost you extra around $65 (water, electricity and internet) depend in usage.

Address: Vía Cuenca-Molleturo-Naranjal, Cuenca.

Furnished, Negotiable, Small pet is OK.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1673307194

I am a real estate agent, Janne: 098 400 1020

El Sauco apartment with amazing terrace and city views

If you are looking for a super modern and classy unit this is the one!

Located on the road to Turi, the condo has an amazing view of the city.

Large terrace, 2 bedrooms and very modern, 2.5 bathrooms.

The building has an amazing roof top garden.

2 parking spaces, 1 storage.

The entrance to the unit is directly from the elevator


Unfurnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Address: Camino a Turi, Cuenca.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674594972

I am a real estate agent, Maribel Crespo: 098 484 7855

Furnished house, 3 BR – 4 bath, w/ big garden, beautiful location

Location: The house is located in a safe, small, gated community, near a bus stop. Historic Cuenca center is only 15 minutes car distance. Very quiet, the house is in the wood of the gated community, the house is next to the Tomebamba River. Near the house there is a clinic, supermarket, bakery, veterinarian, materials drugstore, seamstress, doctor, dentist, etc.

Calle Mollutero-Naranjal llegando a la y de Sayausi, in San Joaquin, in the vegetation in the wood “wonderful view”.

Description: This is a great house of 250M². It has: living with fire place and dining room, mini bar, kitchen with closets, laundry room, big garden, social bathroom.

2nd floor: there are 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms and watching TV place, there is fiber optic internet, external area to “barbecue.”

Security: Control Key by “remote control” to open external door and external light, Full House Alarm with remote control, Community Alarm button connected to neighbors and police, System control visual camera in your mobil phone.

Rent: $1,100. One-year lease, minimum.

Utilities not included “except water”

Available immediately

Contact with WhatsApp or Email

Address: Tona Turupumba en la y Sayausi, San Joaquin, Cuenca, Azuay.

Furnished, negotiable, pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674650467

I am the owner, Alfredo: 00 35 191 190 1661

Spectacular, furnished, duplex penthouse, for rent, in Stadium area

Spectacular furnished duplex penthouse for rent in Stadium area.
The penthouse has 2 floors.

First floor:
Dining Area
Social area – Living room
Kitchen room
Laundry area
Covered terrace with unbeatable exterior view.
Social Bathroom
Living room
Second floor:
Four rooms, with their respective individual bathrooms.
Living area

It is inside an exclusive condominium.
It has security
Concierge service
Video surveillance cameras
A few steps from Paucarbamba Avenue
Area of restaurants, clinics, Supermaxi del orchard, Stadium.
Unbeatable location.

The rental price is $1200, including aliquot.

Address: Cuenca Azuay, Cuenca.

Furnished, not negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674604895

I am a friend of the owner, Silvia: 099 880 3689

Fully furnished apartment 2 BR – 1 bath with shared nice terrace, in Downtown

Location: The apartment is on the ground floor, located in the heart of the historic district, just a few blocks from Cathedral Church and Park Calderón. Very quiet!, because is away from the street noise; inside of a condo-house.

Description: It´s a 3-story condo house. The one for rent is on the ground floor; it has: 2-bedrooms, 1 bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, laundry room with washer and dryer, little 4 chair dining table, living room set with screen TV. And in the 4th floor, there is a nice shared terrace with barbeque grill. Only a few people live in the condo-building.


$450 One-year minimum lease
$500 6-month lease

All utilities included (water, electricity and private internet)

Address: General Torres and Gran Colombia streets, Cuenca.

Furnished, not negotiable

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674439812

I am a real estate agent, Janne: 098 400 1020

Beautiful home for sale in Los Alamos – Puertas del Sol

Looking for a super complete house, with excellent distribution and well located?
This could be your option!

In Los Alamos street (Puertas del Sol area), it has two bedrooms with their bathrooms, guest bathroom, service room with its respective bathroom, covered and spacious laundry, TV room, electric fence, alarm, greenhouse, gardening area, ample parking, electric door, intercom, cellar and include lamps.

Excellent condition and care.
More than 240 m2 of construction.
Strategic and safe location in an area that is booming

Price: $240,000, negotiable. Unfurnished. Pets are allowed.

Contact me for more info

Address: Los Alamos- Puertas del Sol, Cuenca.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674440555

I am a real estate agent, Jennifer Galarza: 099 025 9984

Farm for sale, located in Ecuador, Yunguilla Valley in Santa Isabel

Property for sale. It has 25,000 square meters of land, habitable house of 140 square meters construction. It has treated water, electricity, irrigation water, artisan kitchen and wood oven outside. It has planting coffee, cassava, corn; fruit plants (banana, banana, guava, naranjilla, granadilla, lemon, orange), grass, irrigation water reservoir. This property is ideal for outdoor activities, camping, hiking; the climate is warm and surrounded by abundant nature.

Price $120,000.

Address: San Salvador de Cañaribamba, Guayara community, Santa Isabel (Yunguilla), Azuay province, Ecuador country. QM7P+8M4, Rumiurco

Unfurnished, negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674503062

I am the owner, Tatiana Serrano: 098 440 1233

Tropical escape: 3-story bamboo beach house in Mompiche, Esmeraldas

Exuding the feel of open-air living, situated in the heart of Mompiche’s most beautiful neighborhood, and less than 50 steps from the ocean, this property is everyone’s tropical escape fantasy, made-real. Custom-built, multi-level bamboo home in the iconic ‘paradise lost’ fishing/surf village of Mompiche, on Ecuador’s northwest coast where jungle meets sea. Mompiche is the next frontier of Ecuador’s burgeoning surf/ecotourism destinations – the time is now.

Except for hardwood floors, this 4 BR / 2 bath home is constructed entirely of locally-sourced eco-alternative materials: giant bamboo, palm trunks, and thatch. Enclosed living space across the three floors totals 1,518 square feet (141 m2), with roughly half of the 2,056 square foot (191 m2) property’s yard dedicated to lush tropical vegetation.

Built by renowned bamboo craftsman, Dairon Cobo in 2009, this home has been consistently well-maintained, including a refinishing of floors and exteriors, roof thatch replacement, regular pest prevention, and recent installation of a new perimeter fence and hardwood doors throughout.

Options for this property are many: straightforward conversion to a charming beach hotel, your permanent dream home next to South America’s longest-breaking left wave, or the most coveted digital nomad co-op/escape in Latin America… buyer’s choice.

Motivated seller. Price reduced to $129,000. Wild west opportunity!

Key highlights include:

• 2nd and 3rd floor views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding jungle
• high-speed fiber optic internet (currently 25mbps, soon to be 40mbps)
• strategic location for businesses
• suspended interior bamboo bridge with bird’s eye view of kitchen
• kitchen with tiled island and ample shelving, plus 2-door chrome refrigerator
• oversized A-frame windows in both 3rd floor bedrooms
• balconies on all 3 floors
• bio-digester septic system
• gravity-based water distribution system (well water)
• spacious dual shower in master bathroom, now with hot water
• covered car port with ground-level security system
• spacious patio with tropical plants; room to build/expand in back
• legally registered deed and all property taxes up to date

For more information, please contact or +52 322 373 4049 (WhatsApp). Expat-savvy realtor available to assist, should potential buyers desire.

*Please note that the all-inclusive “DeCameron Mompiche” resort is not located in the village despite its name; they are a 10-minute drive away in the village of Portete.

Address: Calle Fosforera S/N, frente al ‘Hotel Bam-Bu’, Mompiche/Esmeraldas.

Furnished, negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670267733

I am the owner, Amy Rogers: 523 22 373 4049

Two apartments for rent with 2 BRs and balcony

Two apartments for rent in the same building!

Location: Located in Medio Ejido sector, a few meters from the tram station, both are located on the third floor, in a building with a panoramic elevator, stairs, reception room, and underground parking.

Description: The apartments have a spacious living room and dining room with excellent natural lighting and a kitchen with a daily dining room – the second one. The apartments also have two bedrooms, the main one with an individual bathroom and a balcony with a beautiful view. There are two full bathrooms and closets with large spaces. These properties have laundry, intercom and the first one has one balcony and the second one has two.

Price: $300 + $55 aliquot.

If you need more options, request them with a message.

099 505 8209

Address: Medio Ejido, Cuenca.

Unfurnished, not negotiable, small pet is OK.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674169058

I am a real estate agent, Xavier Alban

Unfurnished big apartment, 4 BR/2.5 bath, with balcony/terrace “El Vergel” 

Location!, Location!, Location!: This is a great area, very centralized Area “El Vergel”: Walking distance to: Supermaxi of Vergel, few blocks from “Park La Madre”, few minutes’ walk to historic district, Av. 12 de Abril, by the Millenium Plaza. 

Description: This is a large, 2 story apartment, located in a gated community area, 2nd floor, very safe and quiet inside the apartment. 

It has: a big living and dining room, a studio room or to be used as 4th bedroom, social bathroom, a small maid room with private bathroom, bright kitchen, a small outside area like a terrace, where the laundry is located and a small balcony. 

Second floor: There are 3 bedrooms, the master has its own private bathroom with walk-in closet and there´s one bathroom that shares the other 2 bedrooms, there is also a small TV daily area. It also comes with 2 parking spaces and storage. 

Rent: $650 Includes condo fee 
Does not include utilities 

Address: Cornelio Merchán street, Cuenca. 

Unfurnished, negotiable, Small pet is OK. 

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1671156597 

I am a real estate agent, Janne: 098 400 1020

Furnished or unfurnished, brand-new apartment, 2 BR, great view

Location: Walking distance to: “Paseo de los Cañaris” avenue, Downtown is about 20 minutes, in front of the apartment there is a nice park. The neighborhood is quiet because it is in a dead-end street, no traffic. 

Description: The apartment is in ground floor; it has living and dining room, laundry room, social bathroom, nice kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, great mountain view, Good quality finish. 

Unfurnished: $495 (minimum 1 year lease). 
Does not include utilities 
Condo fee is $12 

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1661995592 

I am a real estate agent, Janne: 098 400 1020

Fully furnished, 3 bedroom apartment for rent, near Oro Verde Hotel

Fully furnished apartment for rent, located in Puertas del Sol Neigborhood, near Avenue Ordoñez Lasso. Walking distance to Supermaxi Americas, Río Tomebamba, Feria libre, Oro Verde Hotel.

The apartment has 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, all appliances included, electricity, gas and water, fully equipped kitchen, living and dining room, washer and dryer. It has large windows and thus receive a lot of natural light. Very spacious.

Price: $650 a month.

Address: Av. Rafael Sojos 1-10 y Av. Rafael Fajardo, Cuenca.

Furnished, not negotiable, Small pet is OK.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674419662

I am the owner, Laura Jerves: 099 925 7919

One bedroom apartments/studios for rent

Visit Cuenca, Quinta María! – Fully furnished rental units – long and short term.

The nicest apartment community in Cuenca! 150+ year old quinta (country home) recently renovated entirely in original historical style. 11 units (studios and 1 bedrooms), fully furnished including all utilities and internet. Most units have skylights and large windows and thus receive a lot of natural light. There are fabulous indoor and outdoor community spaces including a firepit table in the patio. Washer and dryer (no charge).

Rates from $300 to $450. Located near Supermaxi in El Vergel. Many restaurants, shops, parks, doctors, pharmacies and hospitals are within easy walking distance. 17-minute walk to El Centro.

Location: El Vergel neighborhood (south side of Tomebamba river from El Centro), on Luis Moreno Mora just east of Francisco Moscoso on the north side of the street. There is a 4-story gray and glass building on the corner and Quinta María is next door on the right. The place with the white brick wall.

Showing and check-in by appointment only.

Both short (minimum 1 month) and long term available. Pets on approval only.

Address: Av. Luis Moreno Mora 2-92 & Av. Francisco Moscoso, Cuenca.

Furnished, not negotiable, Small pet is OK.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1674418895

I am the owner, Laura Jerves: 099 925 7919