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Vacation 2016: Dalutan Island Beach Resort

Overlooking Dalutan Island from Agta Beach Resort.

Overlooking Dalutan Island from Agta Beach Resort.

Agta Beach Resort in Almeria, Biliran Islands Philippines

Agta Beach Resort in Almeria, Biliran Islands Philippines

Dalutan Island Beach Resort in Biliran, Philippines

Enjoying the beauty of nature and the beach.  Dalutan Island Beach Resort in Biliran, Philippines

 

April 2016

Clear Blue Waters At Agta Beach Resort – Biliran

A day at the beach.

A day at the beach.

Family getaway at Agta Beach Resort in Almeria, Biliran Province.  Clear blue waters and beautiful sunny skies. We enjoyed the peace and quiet of the place. Everyone had a wonderful time.

3 Reasons We’re Investing in the Tropics (and You Should, Too)

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If you’re like most people, you’ve gone on vacation and thought “I wish I could live here year round.” But then that rat race mentality kicks in, and you start thinking that the good life is too good to be true. What if you learned of a place that’s tropical and exotic, but still close to everything familiar, a place where you could retire while you’re still young enough to enjoy it? Well, we’ve found it, and it’s not some mystical land that’s far, far away. In fact, it’s practically in your own back yard.

The Grand Cayman Islands are a haven for people who want to enjoy a slice of the good life, and the living is easy. It’s also a lot more affordable than you’d think. It’s normal for the uninformed to think of buying real estate in Grand Cayman as a tax shelter, and that may be part of it, at first. But the fact is that most investors are there for the long haul; what was intended as a vacation home or a property investment quickly becomes an affordable way of life.

Her are the top three reasons that we’re making the Cayman Islands our new home, and you should, too.

1. Favorable Tax Laws

This is the initial draw, so let’s get it out of the way. The tax laws in Grand Cayman are very favorable for the small investor. The government imposes no tax assessments or capital gains taxes, and if you decide to lease your property in the off-season, you’ll pay no tax on the income. The tax and land use regulations are especially friendly toward foreign investors.

2. Stability

The government and economy in Grand Cayman are some of the most even and stable in the world. It was originally a British territory, and although they are self-ruled, their laws and governing style is modeled on the Brits’ way of doing things. It’s also a society where people from all over the world live in harmony; you won’t find the social upheaval that you see in other island nations.

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3. Location, Location, Location

Where else can you find a stable, peaceful and affordable tropical paradise that’s just a short boat ride away from the US mainland?

The key to investing in property in GC is to invest for pleasure, not for gain. RE/MAX Cayman Islands is an example of one of the many companies from the US mainland that can help you make your dreams of cheeseburgers in paradise come true. In the end, having a great life is all about quality. If you have the opportunity to grab your little piece of heaven, take it; you only live once.

Cayman Islands: A Tropical Paradise

First seen by Christopher Columbus, Cayman Islands is a tropical paradise that offers wonderful adventures for the entire family. Made up of three islands, the Cayman Islands are perfect for outdoor activities in a warm, sunny climate most of the year. You can explore some the world’s most beautiful beaches in a laid back, tropical atmosphere.

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Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach, on the western shore of Grand Cayman, is a favorite destination for locals and visitors. This beautiful sand and coral beach has been named by Caribbean Travel and Life Magazine as the best beach in the Caribbean. Seven Mile Beach is lined with lovely resort hotels and Cayman Islands residential rentals, great restaurants, and beach bars where you can relax and enjoy Caribbean cuisine and nightlife. Whether you prefer a delicious gourmet dinner or a cookout on the beach, Seven Mile Beach offers beautiful Rem Services amenities with tropical island ambiance.

Stingray City

Located in the northwest corner of Grand Cayman, you’ll find Stingray City on the North Sound. If you enjoy diving and snorkeling, you don’t want to miss this beautiful beach. With warm, shallow waters that are crystal clear, you can experience stingrays in their natural habitat year-round. Stingray City is a popular destination for underwater adventurers who enjoy the beauty of nature at its finest. While snorkeling, you can actually feed hungry stingrays who will eagerly take food right out of your hands. The stingrays are used to underwater visitors and greet them with a gentle approach and curiosity.

Rum Beach

If you’re looking for a quiet adventure off the beaten path, venture to Grand Cayman’s Rum Pointe. This beach offers astounding natural beauty with clear, blue waters and white sandy beaches. It’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy a quiet walk on the beach or a Caribbean sunset. Located on the north side of the island about 40 minutes from George Town, Rum Pointe offers visitors relaxing lounge chairs and hammocks to soak up the sun or nap in the shade. There are also boat rides where you can take a look at the beach from the water.

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If you’re looking for a beautiful, tropical destination, Cayman Islands is the perfect place. Year-round warm weather, crystal clear waters, and cool ocean breezes will engulf you and provide a relaxing atmosphere where you can enjoy this tropical paradise.