Puerta Cortés in La Paz, Mexico
Puerta Cortés is a residential and resort destination, just a five-minute drive from Downtown La Paz, Mexico, and perfectly positioned as the gateway to the world’s richest body of water, the Sea of Cortez. Featuring a boutique collection of oceanfront and hillside residences within the VistaMar and Las Colinas communities, Puerta Cortés is home to a world-class marina and the only Gary Player Signature Golf Course in Mexico. It also features a host of fine dining locales and watersport activities including sailing, yachting, diving, snorkeling and more. The lush, rolling greens of the golf course weaving through the desert landscape, down to the crystal blue Sea of Cortez creates a dramatic backdrop for the marina and spectacular views from the residences of Puerta Cortés.
Puerta Cortés serves as the gateway to The Sea of Cortez, which was famously named the “aquarium of the world” by French explorer Jacques Cousteau. Known for its peaceful, crystal clear turquoise waters, the Sea of Cortez offers a wide range of watersports and island hopping. It is arguably one of the richest bodies of water in the world and home to rare whale sharks, dolphins, grey whales, humpbacks, orcas, sea lions and more.
The first of Puerta Cortés’ residential offerings, Las Colinas is comprised of 72 hillside residences boasting contemporary, rustic architecture, located between holes eight and ten of the Gary Player-designed golf course. Affording sweeping views of the Sea of Cortez, desert, marina and the green fairways of the golf course, four residence styles are available ranging from two-bedroom plus den, two-bath floor plans, to three-bedroom plus den with whirlpool, three-bath arrangements.
Surrounded by breathtaking nature, Las Colinas residences make the most of the favorable La Paz climate with ample outdoor living areas. Double-height ceilings complement Pella-brand windows that frame exquisite views, while the exterior incorporates local design accents including natural stone. Each residence features a Jacuzzi in the master bathroom, Kohler brand bathroom accessories including double sinks, marble accents in the bathroom, solid wooden doors and custom cabinetry, GE Profile stainless steel appliances, a fully equipped laundry room and covered garage with room for a golf cart and charging facilities. Square footage begins at 2,000 square feet and ranges up to more than 3,300 square feet, with prices starting at $400,000 up to $750,000.
The second residential offering, VistaMar is a collection of 60 oceanfront condominiums, positioned to capture panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez and located just a short one-minute golf cart ride from Pueblito Marinero, the community’s marina village. Eight floor plan designs range from two bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, up to two floor penthouses with three bedrooms plus studio and three-and-a-half baths. All apartments have large terraces ranging from 645 square feet to 1,883 square feet.
Residents of VistaMar enjoy a private infinity pool and fully equipped gym as well as underground parking for cars and charging facilities for golf carts. In residence, the finest design accents include double-height ceilings, solid wood floors, marble floors, Pella windows, Jacuzzi in the master bedroom, Kohler bathroom accessories, walk-in closets, GE Profile stainless steel appliances, a fully equipped laundry room and more. Square footage begins at 2,600 square feet and ranges up to more than 5,000 square feet and prices start at $500,000 up to $1,400,000.
Owners enjoy controlled access with 24-hour security and concierge services including grocery delivery and housekeeping, access to the Blue Cortés Beach Club, the signature beach club at Puerta Cortés, Pueblito Marinero, which offers an outstanding marina and local dining, and El Cortés Golf Club, as well as a private, residents-only pool. Homeowners can choose to place their property in the vacation rental program, if desired. For more information on Puerta Cortés, please visit www.puertacortes.com.