InMexico’s Best Places to Live: Puerta Cortés

In Baja, Live by Suzanne Koch

Located just 20 minutes from the La Paz International Airport and five minutes from downtown, Puerta Cortés’ collection of residences offer the best in seaside living. The community, formerly named Costa Baja, is currently undergoing a $5 million renovation and rebranding, bringing its luxury lifestyle to a new level. The destination features two residential communities, Las Colinas and VistaMar, along with a marina, Gary Player Signature golf course, dining, water sports, 24-hour security, an on-site concierge and more.

The 72 hillside residences of Las Colinas offer sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. Buyers can choose between four layouts ranging in size from 2,000 square feet up to more than 3,300 square feet. Situated between holes eight and ten of the golf course, floor plans range from two-bedroom plus den, two-bath to three-bedroom plus den with whirlpool, three-bath options with prices from $400,000 up to $750,000.

For a more waterfront lifestyle, VistaMar features 60 oceanfront condominiums with eight different floor plans ranging in size from 2,600 square feet up to more than 5,000 square feet. Similar amenities can be found in these residences along with walk-in closets and spacious terraces spanning up to 1,883 square feet. Floor plans range from two-bedroom, two-and-one-half baths to three-bedroom plus studio, three-and-one-half baths two-floor penthouses with prices from $500,000 up to $1.4 million.

Puerta Cortes homeowners also get the luxury of enjoying the abounding community amenities like Mexico’s only Gary Player Signature golf course, home to one of the longest par fives in the country, and the signature Blue Cortés beach club. Those with nautical toys will enjoy the world-class Pueblito Marinero, featuring an inner and outer marina able to host vessels up to 225 feet, dockside dining, on-site adventure companies and more. Those looking to explore the area by boat can sail to Isla Espiritu Santo, a short 35 minute ride away, or set out for the stunning Balandra or Pichilingue beaches, both just 20 minutes away.

Las Colinas priced from $400,000, VistaMar priced from $500,000.

For the full list of InMexico’s Best Places to Live 2019 in the Baja, click here.

This article originally appeared in the 2019 Fall/Winter issue of InMexico Magazine.

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