Explore Caribbean Resort and Retirement Communities

If you want to retire in style, find sunny second-home destination or relocate to a tropical paradise, check out the premier Caribbean communities in the Bahamas, Belize, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. In addition to year-round sunny weather, you'll discover a carefree Caribbean lifestyle that's both luxurious and affordable.

Why choose a Caribbean resort or retirement community?

First, the mild Caribbean climate is warm during the winter months and cooled by sea breezes in summer. In other words, it's perfect anytime for boating, fishing, golf and other outdoor recreations. Second, Caribbean countries have great international airports, meaning that they're just a short flight from major U.S. hubs. Third, both real-estate prices and costs of living are low in many upscale Caribbean resort and retirement communities. Finally, new hi-speed Internet services will keep you connected to your family, friends and business back home.

What are the benefits of living in a luxurious Caribbean community?

  • The Bahamas. The sun-drenched island nation of The Bahamas is just 50 miles from the Florida coast at its closest point and has no restrictions property purchases by Americans. Even more importantly for many, there are no income, capital gains or inheritance taxes in The Bahamas. Beautiful Paradise Island and the New Providence area near the lively capital city of Nassau are just two of many popular Bahamian destinations.
  • Belize. With more than 170 miles of balmy and pristine Caribbean shoreline, Belize welcomes new residents ages 45+ with its unique Qualified Retirement Persons Program that exempts from taxes all income from outside the country. As a former British colony, Belize has a tradition of strong private property rights protections; in addition, U.S. currency is accepted everywhere and English is it's official national language.
  • The Dominican Republic. Already the Caribbean's most popular tourist destination, the Dominican Republic is also home to new oceanfront communities on its north, east and south coasts. All are close to one of the county's seven international airports and feature golf, sailing and windsurfing among their year-round recreational activities. Private health-care costs are low and the first $162,500 of assessed property value is exempt from taxes.
  • Mexico. The Riviera Maya on the Mexican Caribbean coast features dazzling white-sand beaches that attract visitors from around the world all year long. Not surprisingly, it's also home to an impressive variety of new condominium and single-family residential communities. World-class medical services are available for a fraction of the U.S. cost, property taxes and home owner fees are low, and living costs that include fresh produce and seafood are very reasonable.

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Anah Tulum Bahia Principe

Akumal, Quintana Roo, MEX
1,700 sqft townhomes with 2 bedroom & 2.5 bathroom & plunge pool at Anah Tulum Bahia Principe complex with a $50K bonus rebate: from $295K to $245K

Anah Tulum Bahia Principe is a beautiful resort-style gated community sitting on 4.94 acres of Mayan jungle. It is an oasis where you can enjoy the Resort Living at its best since it is located within the Bahia Principe Hotel & Residential Complex. It offers exclusivity and security in a luxurious and elegant atmosphere.

Living in Anah Tulum provides you with the opportunity to enjoy the Caribbean Sea and the best resort activities surrounded by beautiful landscapes, which characterizes the Riviera Maya. Enjoy services and a high-level infrastructure which includes two golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

Our experience of more than 12 years designing, building, and selling in the Riviera Maya has allowed us to develop a residential complex where light plays a key role in which spacious areas translate into peace, comfort, and quality of life. The design of each space and every detail in Anah Tulum are carefully thought out to live in harmony with nature.

The community complex is finished so you can enjoy your dream home at the time of purchase.
Take advantage of the special offer for the Ideal Living Community in the last 11 townhomes, which are ready to move in and to sign the deed.


Lucero Golf & Country Club

Chiriqui, PAN
Homes and Lots $370K - $1.2M

Lucero is located in the “La Estrella” suburb of Boquete (valley of the flowers) in the Province of Chiriqui, which is Panama’s southwestern-most province, immediately next to Costa Rica”s southern border.

Also known as a Paradise in the Sky, Lucero is the perfect property to retire and to find a second home. You can choose from our Duplex Villa, our Townhomes, or our condos, each or them will be designed with attention to detail and keeping you preferences in mind. With us you will find a place to disconnect from the world and get lost in nature.

The property is 15 to 20 minutes by car from Boquete and about 45 to 50 minutes by car from David, the capital of Panama’s Chiriqui Province.

In Lucero you will find a challenging world class par-72 golf course designed by J. Michael Poellot at 3,600 feet above sea level. Not only is it the best in the country, but also the only one with 360 views that will blow your mind.

Besides that you will find classic clay tennis courts, with everything you might need to play. After practicing your favorite sport, you can take a dip in our infinity pool and our jacuzzi while you enjoy the view surrounding our whole Club House.


Compass Premier Realty Ambergris Caye

San Pedro, BLZ

Belize is as romantic and charming as it sounds. And, Ambergris Caye, is indeed the cream of the crop. The island is considered the #1 tourist and retirement destination in Belize and is one of the top retirement destinations in all of the Caribbean and Central America .

While Belize feels like that dreamy place you could never actually live, buying in Belize has never been more affordable, or more accessible.

The land title system in Belize is very similar to that of the UK, USA or Canada. There are no restrictions on foreign land ownership, and
there are plenty of English speaking lawyers ready to help you with your property purchase.

There is no capital gains tax, no inheritance tax, and property taxes are a fraction of what they are in Canada or USA.

Asset protection through creation of IBC (International Business Company) is very similar to the British Virgin Islands or The Bahamas. You may open an offshore bank account effectively protecting your assets from Tax Authorities and litigation.

And, Belize has an excellent retiree program. Under Belize’s Qualified Retired Persons program, buyers over 45 are eligible for tax benefits, including exemptions on retirement income. When moving to Belize, qualified retirees can import motor vehicles, boats, aircraft, and personal effects, duty free. For details visit www.belizeretirement.org or call 1 (832) 848-2812.


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