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THE REAL ESTATE AND VACATION MAGAZINE OF BELIZE & THE CARIBBEAN

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VOLUME 3 ISSUE 1

BELIZE VACATION

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Luxury is the Keyword. Nevis becomes an attractive investment proposition as well as an ideal location for a holiday home or permanent residence.

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Bahamas - Beaches & Fun

A chin of islands that recuperate you to the core & also help drive the monotony and boredom out of your very existence.

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your basic travel guide to barbados

Whether you are planning a family holiday, a romantic getaway, business trip or just an escape, Barbados offers diverse things to do and enjoy.

Dear Readers, This issue will focus more towards the Caribbean. Our feature spotlight will take us to Bermuda where we’ll take you inside a world class hotel resort property: Mandarin Oriental’s Elbow Beach.

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The credit to sustaining real estate in the Caribbean and Belize is due to the support of Luxury Hotels such as the Mandarin Oriental, who are very successful in turning their guests into resort vacation owners.

It’s always interesting to note that real estate in both We also had time to stop by Bermuda and the Bahamas and report on Barbados and is still doing quite well. Nevis! If you have not been, both offer a landscape of beautiful mountains, pristine

beaches, and hypnotic hues of green and blue ocean water. Enjoy!

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You might well choose a Belize Fishing Vacation, as Belize is a Mecca for fisherman, because you aren’t just restricted to game fishing, although this is pretty good with all the lagoons and the ocean side of the reefs with all the big fish you could crave for. When you add the many rivers that empty in to the Caribbean you will realize that you can add spinning and fly fishing to your repertoire on a Belize fishing vacation. Most guides and boatmen speak English.

beach resort, the best Belize luxury resort you can find, perhaps a Belize all inclusive vacation. You are almost spoilt for choice for your Belize Honeymoon vacation, and of course Belize isn’t restricted just to honeymooners, it is a family friendly place as well, and a vacation on a Belize Caye is unforgettable. There are several levels of accommodation from the luxury resort to the cheap Belize hotel, so it is important that you do your research before you book.

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A Belize Vacation has everything you could wish for if you are an outdoor enthusiast and you like a bit of adventure on your travels. Belize offers almost unlimited opportunities to do a wide range of things.

If you hanker after a Belize Adventure vacation then there is caving, canoeing and kayaking, as well of course as hiking and walking. The best hikes in Belize include Cockscomb Basin Forest reserve in Southern Belize, Guanacaste National Park, Blue Hole National Park, Tikal National Park, and all need further investigation. The best Belize adventure vacations might include things like chartering a boat and sail to isolated Islands, kayaking and camping around Glover’s reef Atoll. Why not try riding an inner tube through the Caves Branch River Cave System, which is real easy caving for beginners.

If you are looking for a Jungle adventure you might consider the Maruba Resort Jungle Spa, or if it is caving, then the Jaguar Paw near Belmopan. Ambergris Caye has Captain Morgan’s Retreat, Victoria House, and off Ambergris Caye is almost a private island called Cayo Esperanto, which is absolutely perfect for the Belize beach honeymoon. Turtle Inn at Placencia is almost the ultimate Belize Beach honeymoon destination designed by Film Director Francis Coppola, El Pescador South at Punta Gorda a real luxury Belize resort.

Similarly try canoeing, kayaking or inner tubing on the Macal or Mopan Rivers in Western Belize, and finally horseback riding in Western Belize through the Cayo District.

For a cheap Belize Hotel it is worth investigating Ambergris Caye, where you will find the San pedro Holiday Hotel, Tides Beach resort, Ruby’s, to name a few.

You can of course do all or some of these things on a Belize honeymoon, but the likelihood is you will be looking for a gorgeous Belize

Belize has it all, the weather the best beaches, beautiful cayes, and an exciting interior to explore and have fun.

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A well built concrete house built by a US builder to US standards located between Roberts Grove and the airport on the Caribbean side of the road on a large lot (150 feet by 100 feet) in a quiet subdivision. The second floor has ten foot walls with cathedral ceilings and attic space above all ceilings, making for a cooler living area. In fact, the master bedroom and the guest bedroom have air conditioners, but have never been used since we moved in five years ago. The doors and trim are all solid mahogany and are exquisite. The second floor is approximately 2,630 square feet, including 1,340 square feet of wrap around deck, a large master bedroom with a sitting area

and master bath, a guest bedroom, a guest bathroom, a laundry room and a great room with a large kitchen. The kitchen has a bar and appliances including a dishwasher and granite counter tops. The first floor is approximately 2,630 square feet including 1,340 square feet of wrap around deck, an apartment with kitchen, a full bath and a garage. All the first and second level floors including the garage are tiled with tile imported from Spain. There is also a windows watch with spiral stairs made with local hard woods with breathtaking views of the Mayan Mountains, the lagoon and the Caribbean Sea.

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Luxury Oceanfront Villa, Casa Demae. The Crown Jewel of Puerto Vallarta. Truly one of the most luxurious villas on the Mexican Riviera, this spectacular villa offers 5 beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with its own private bath, ocean-view Jacuzzi, walk-in closets, and satellite TV. Located directly in front of the majestic Lost Arcos Islands, where you may choose to snorkel or kayak to the most famous spot in Vallarta for viewing marine life. Or you may lounge on the oceanfront marble terrace and enjoy the clear blue waters of the 45’ heated infinity pool, while the talented staff prepares traditional Mexican dishes or made-to-order meals from the chef ’s kitchen. With a staff of 12, you will be waited on hand and foot. Rates start at $1,700 per night.

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Panoramic Ocean Views, Incredible Sunsets, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Casa Copa de Oro. 4 bedrooms, 4 baths with 2 adjoining, fully self-contained 1-bedroom Casitas. Recently renovated in keeping with traditional Mexican charm. Offering a spacious sun terrace, Jacuzzi, bar, 2 heated pools, upper and lower levels, an amazing staff of 5 to pamper you. Ocean views from every room and just a few yards to a nice beach cove. Can be rented with 4, 5, or 6 bedrooms. Rates start at $900 per night.

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Your Basic Travel Guide to

Barbados

Whether you are planning a family holiday, a romantic getaway, business trip or just an escape, Barbados offers diverse things to do and enjoy.

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Dubbed as "Little England" in the Caribbean, Barbados is decidedly British yet true to its rich Bajan (West Indian) tradition. You will find that Bajans have a long history of welcoming international visitors, which is why Barbados' pride of warm hospitality is as pleasant as their pristine coast. Barbados is a beautiful island at the east of the Caribbean surrounded by endless pink and white sandy beaches and azure water. The coastline of the island is a solace for rest and recreation and amusing pursuits - a must-be-there destination for historical attractions, cultural events, sporting activities, colorful festivities, round-the-clock entertainment and dining.

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Driving in Barbados is on the left side of

US Daylight Saving Time. It is also 4 hours behind GMT in the winter and 5 hours in the summer.

the road and the majority of vehicles are “right hand drive.” For tourists, hiring a taxi on a frequent basis may be expensive.

GETTING THERE You can get to Barbados by plane or by ship. Barbados boasts a large international airport and shipping docks to accommodate a growing number of tourists from all over the world, with large numbers from UK, Canada and US visitors. If you are traveling by ship, you’d likely be arriving in style as most ships that dock in the coast of Barbados are cruise ships. FACTS FIRST Climate: Barbados is a tropical island, which makes the weather almost always sunny and warm, cooled by the constant northeast winds. The average daytime temperature ranges between 84-88 degrees Farenheght or 23-31 degrees Celsius. A summer temperature rarely exceeds 90 degrees Fahrenheit or 32 degrees Celsius. Language: Although the Bajan dialect can be heard all around the island, majority of the local speaks fluent English, and mind you, they speak with the British accent. TIME The Barbados time is an hour ahead of US Eastern Standard Time (EST) in the winter, and the same during

ELECTRICITY 115/230 volts 50 cycle: many hotels provide converters and plugs for different types of appliances from different countries. DRESS CODE Dress appropriately as always. For a tropical weather just like Barbados’, you can wear anything that is comfortable like a sundresses, shorts, shirts or tops. Islanders and tourists alike prefer slippers or slip-on sandals while traveling around. BUSINESS HOURS Establishments in Bridgetown (Barbados capital) are open on Mondays to Fridays between 8:30am to 4:30pm and closes at 1:00pm on Saturdays; establishments outside Bridgetown, however, operates between 9:00am to 5:00pm Mondays to Fridays and closes 2:00pm on Saturdays. Most shops around Barbados are closes on Sundays, although some supermarkets and convenience stores remain open. TELECOMMUNICATIONS Barbados has a modern telecommuting infrastructure with the latest in digital and fiber optics technology: Internet connection, facsimile, international calling, etc. The international direct distance dialing code for Barbados is “1-246” followed by the local seven digit number. CURRENCY The Barbados dollar is tied to the US dollar at a fixed rate of US$1.00 =

BSD$1.00000. The approximate rate of exchange for the British pounds is £1.00 = BDS$3.25310. For Canadian currency, approximately CAD$1.00 = BDS$.971723. In comparison to the Euro, 1 Euro is approximately BDS$1.43885. US currency is readily accepted everywhere on the island, while most hotels, restaurants and large stores accept travelers checks and most major credit cards as well. ACCOMMODATION Barbados and other Caribbean islands are internationally known for their world-class accommodation. Even if you’re on a budget, you can still find a place that will suit your taste. Barbados has so many options when it comes to accommodation such as exclusive, lavish and luxurious upscale chains of hotels and resorts, or elegant and personal villas, apartments, guesthouses, backpacker hostels and home stays, which are the island’s new home accommodation program by the Barbados Tourism Authority. BEACH The island’s beaches are all open to the public. The most popular district of Barbados, if you plan to have fun in the sun, are the beaches in the west coast (Paynes Bay, Brighton Beach, Brandon’s Beach, Paradise Beach and Mullins Beach), south coast (Casuarina Beach, Silver Sands Beach, and Sandy Beach) and the southeast cost (tides coming from the Atlantic), which is the surfer’s turf.

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Dining in the island encompasses everything from authentic Bajan gourmet and exotic delicacies to a mélange of signature influences and cuisines, based on the survey by ZAGAT, the world’s leading provider of consumer-based information on where to dine and drink has concluded. You should try to dine at any of the following places in Barbados: Bubba’s Sport Bar and Restaurant, Pisces, The Fish Pot, Café Sol Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar, Cocomos Restaurant, Waterfront Café, Café Jungles Tree House and Patisserie and Bistro Flindt. If you’re on a splurge for fine dining, the best places to go to are: The Cliff, Champers Wine Bar and Restaurant, The Tides, The Restaurant at Southsea, Josef’s, Lone Star Restaurant and Hotel, Daphne’s, Calabazza, Zen, L’Acajou, Café Luna Restaurant and L’Azure Restaurant. When the sun sets, don’t be left out on the hippest and the most enjoyable nightlife places in the coasts: Coach House at Paynes Bay, John Moore Bar, Upstairs ay Olives, Baxters Road (Bridgetown), Enid’s, The Rusty Pelican, Harbour Lights, Café Sol Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar, Plantation Restaurant and Garden Theatre, The Ship Inn, Olives Bar and Bistro, Bert’s Bar, Bubba’s Sports Bar and Restaurant and After Dark. * Usually 10%-15% is acceptable when tipping, however, many restaurants automatically add a 10% service charge to your bill, so you’d be wise to check before tipping additionally.

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SHOPPING Duty-free merchandises in Barbados are lower compared to United States and Canada at prices 20% to 40% discount. Duty-free shops have two prices listed on items: the local retail price and the local retail price less the government-imposed tax. Some of the best buys include cameras, wristwatches, crystal, gold jewelry, cosmetics, perfumes, liquor, tobacco products, apparels and other imported items. If you purchase an item that’s made in Barbados, you don’t have to pay duty.

Barbados’ capital, Bridgetown, is the Mecca for hawkers. You can find that their shopping district is complete from antique shops, craft shops, malls, clothing boutiques, flea markets, thrift shops, etc., but as they say, you have to be a smart shopper to spot a bargain. * 15% VAT (Value Added Tax) is included on all prices in shops, supermarkets and restaurants. In hotels, 7.5% VAT and 10% service charge will be added to your bill. ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS You’ll never run out of things to do when you’re in Barbados. If you make a trip to the island’s attractions and amusement parks, you should never let your stay in Barbados be without visiting these places: Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Barbados Wildlife Reserve, Flower Forest, Francia Plantation, Gun Hill Signal Station, Harrison’s Cave, Heritage Park and Rum Factory, Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill, St. Nicholas Abbey, Sunbury Plantation House, Tyrol Cot Heritage Village, Welchman Hall Gully, Carenage, Trafalgar Square, St. Michael’s Cathedral, Synagogue, Garrison Savannah, Farley Hill National Park, and Crane Beach Hotel on Crane Bay. TRANSPORTATION With so much to see and do in the island, if you prefer to explore the island on your own, you can rent a car. There are no major US car rental companies on the island, however, there are a number of Barbados car rental companies.


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Belize, a tiny Central American ex-British territory, has just over 300,000 head of population each of whom are the guardians of the second longest offshore reef on the planet. About 6,100 years ago, an island was born from this living reef, rising above the waters of the Caribbean and developing a unique ecosystem. It became the largest island of over 200 tiny cays which evolved from the reef and was charmingly named Ambergris Caye. A magical space of gold and sapphire light, it has been placed on many recent lists of best places in the world to live. As the largest island, it has become the most sought after island on this vast and most unique barrier reef, resulting in some unique opportunities for the property investor; one of the most extraordinary is to be found at Sapphire Beach Resort. Sapphire Beach Resort is dedicated to offering luxury homes and condos, built to the highest standards, with models and floor plans to appeal to all tastes and budgets. Sapphire Beach Resort on Ambergris Caye started offering their amazing Casita models at only $99,900 six months ago, and now only a few of these models remain available for purchase. With their first models just completed, it is a perfect time to visit and see for yourself what makes this such a special place. To entice you to do just that, Sapphire Beach Resort offers a free three night stay on the island AND flight reimbursement if you

decide to buy one of their lovely homes or condos. In addition to the Casita model, Sapphire Beach Resort offers a larger one-bedroom Cabana, a two-bedroom Casita and their single-family model, The Villa. All units feature tile floors throughout, hardwood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and much, much more. Real estate agents reported ongoing increases in property prices and increasing interest from American, European and Canadian buyers. Property prices are going up on an average of about 20% a year, and for beachfront properties at places like Ambergris Caye, we are looking at a 25% increase per year. Property on small islands is always at a premium because development is extremely limited. With an appreciating real estate market, favorable tax policies, private banking, a stable government and an English-speaking population, Belize has become one of the world’s top markets for savvy investors. Several cities in the US including Atlanta, Dallas, Miami and New York offer direct flights to Belize. The cost of living allows a much higher standard lifestyle than anywhere in Europe or North America, while the Belize Retirement Program offers exemptions on imports, taxes and personal effects.

For more information or to schedule a visit, please call Sapphire Beach at 866-884-9812, email info@SapphireBeachBelize.com or visit their web site: www.SapphireBeachBelize.com. Offer may or may not be expired. This feature is a reprint.

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Beaches & Fun Adventures of Paradise The perfect destination for every type of vacation.

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You will not be able to stop your heart from being stolen away. Paradise Island stands true to its name and gives you a paradisiacal sensation on earth. Globester adds to this fun and makes your trip a grand affair in the least possible expenditure.

With high towers and office buildings surrounding you, and homes and hotels brimming in your city, you sure need to make way for a destination which offers you a great deal of fun and adventure along with rejuvenation and relaxation. Bahamas is a chin of islands that recuperate you to the core and also help drive the monotony and boredom out of your very existence. A vacation to the Bahamas will be a memory for a lifetime, and you will gather a load full of fun on a short trip, too. Book cheap international airline tickets to the Bahamas and pave way for a fun filled holiday! Not only known for exotic beaches and wonderful adventure water sports, Bahamas also offers you great spas and relaxation centers, too. Lose yourself into the hands that will pamper you to the core. Once you visit the Bahamas, it will be difficult for you to forget this trip as the destination has more than just sights to offer. It offers you a new and energy filled life. With Casinos to indulge you and resorts to treat you as a royal prince or princess, you sure cannot deny a trip to this paradise. Get ready and make way for an exotic vacation. Cruises offer to be a great getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Nassau is the capital region and has much to offer for everyone who decides to visit the beautiful islands. Get face to face with the heritage of the islands and visit the museums for further information. Various airlines offer deals and discounts for a flight to the Bahamas from any part of the world, and the cheap airline tickets are the icing to the cake.

In Bahamas, the various markets sell straw articles and clay products, and much to everyone’s surprise, their beauty is breathtaking and wildly satisfying! There are various restaurants that offer great cuisines from all over the world. Wines and liqueurs come in great varieties, and with as little as one sip, you might not be able to stop your heart from being stolen away. Paradise Island stands true to its name and gives you a paradisiacal sensation on earth. With so much to see and so little time, plan a trip beforehand and then embark on your journey. It will be a journey like never before. Globester adds to this fun and makes your trip a grand affair in the least possible expenditure. One can obtain amazingly cheap international air fare options. By making Globester your travel companion, you not only get experienced travel managers to plan for you, but also get to choose from the cheapest possible air ticket deals. Log on to the site and navigate your way through easy instructions. Globester offers a lot of affordable, reasonably priced airfare ticket offers, from which you can pick the one that suits your requirements the most. Within a few clicks, you can plan a trip to one of the world’s tropical paradise for a holiday destination, while at the same time, you’ll be saving every penny that you have worked so hard for.

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Elbow Beach, Bermuda, is located on Bermuda’s famous pink sand beach on the South Shore in Paget Parish. The resort is a 30-minute taxi ride from Bermuda’s International Airport and a five minute ride from the main town of Hamilton.

ELBOW BEACH Luxury Hotel Built in 1908, the 235 room Elbow Beach hotel is Bermuda’s first world-class property. The 50-acre landscaped grounds gently slope down to a mile-long private beach and nearby reef with shipwreck. Bermuda’s traditional architecture of pastel painted limestone exteriors with white-tiered “cakeicing” roofs is reflected in the four-story main building (with lobby, restaurant/bar, shops, meeting and function rooms, business rooms, business center and guest rooms), the cottage colony and Royal Suites.

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ACCOMODATIONS A total of 235 rooms, 88% with ocean views. The four-story main building houses 131 guest rooms reflecting an elegant island home ambiance with views of either the South Shore or the lavish gardens, and one penthouse suite, a 4,000-square foot, two-level, 3-bedroom enclave with private patio, magnificent ocean views and butler service upon request. All guest rooms in the main building feature high-speed internet connection, virtual network and visual teleconferencing capabilities, morning delivery of the Royal Gazette newspaper and overnight complimentary shoe-shine.

The cottage colony of 104 rooms offers a classic Bermuda cottage colony décor with private patios opening to grassy lawns and easy access to the beach.

•Cell phone availability

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The cottage colony of 104 rooms offers a classic Bermuda cottage colony décor with private patios opening to grassy lawns and easy access to the beach.

•Full-service concierge •24-hour room service •Nightly turndown service •Laundry and valet service with 24-hour turn around •Internet access from guest room

Standard guest amenities in the rooms include: in-room internet access, 24 hour room service, TV, clock/radio, in-room safe, electronic mini bar, ironing board and iron, terry-cloth bathrobes, Aromatherapy Associates hair and body products, hair dryer and umbrella.

•Coffee and tea facilities in every room Meeting Facilities •Five function areas with vistas of the South Shore •Boardroom with state-of-the-art video conferencing capability •Support-staff office with private fax and internet lines,

Guest Services •Luxury spa •Fitness facility with aerobic equipment and free weights

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ON PROPERTY Dining and Entertainment Seahorse Grill: Signature restaurant with private entrance features local seafood and grilled, prime dryaged Angus steak dishes. The menu is a fusion of global flavours, using the freshest ingredients. Traditional Bermuda stonewalls and tray ceilings pair with beautiful and whimsical dĂŠcor of richly colored fabrics and Punkah rattan paddle fans. Seating in main dining room, fountain courtyard, terrace with ocean view, or in the bar with curvilinear mahogany bar and sofas.

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SPORTS & RECREATION The Spa at Elbow Beach: Your own private sanctuary awaits you in the Spa Suites, offering you your own personal rain shower, vanity area, luxurious granite bath and balcony overlooking the azure Atlantic. The Couples Suites also include a steam shower and a large granite bath for two. Both types of suites have a relaxing and cozy daybed to nestle into whilst enjoying the beauty and serenity of the environment. PRIVATE BEACH 1/2 mile long, pink sand beach with dedicated, uniformed attendants, food and beverage service, chilled towels, water and lotion, private changing cabanas and chaise lounges with umbrellas and towels. Full size, climate controlled, fresh-water pool, surrounded by a stone patio, elegant blue and white lounge chairs and tables and alfresco dining at Blue Point Restaurant. Pool attendants offer chilled towels, iced water, as well as food and beverage service from the grill. TENNIS There are private and group classes. You can arrange matches for guests with Bermuda’s Davis Cup team members. Five Plexi-pave courts, three lit for night play. All purpose pro shop open from 8am-5:30pm. Tee times at any course in Bermuda may be reserved through Concierge. An on-site putting green is available to practice one’s short game. WATERSPORTS Dive shop at the beach offers diving instruction and tours, sea kayaks and snorkel equipment. The Pollock Shields wreck lies just past the reef fronting the hotel and can be accessed 800 yards from shore.

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Belize Caribe 2014  

Belize Caribe 2014

Belize Caribe 2014  

Belize Caribe 2014

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