Thursday, February 14, 2013

Belize, A Truly Natural Choice

Commonly referred to in travel circles as "Mother Nature's Best Kept Secret", Belize is truly a tropical paradise. An exotic tropical paradise that now opens it's doors to all your dreams of adventure and new experiences.

Everyone around the world dreams about traveling to an exotic, tranquil locale, complete with sun-drenched beaches and limitless activities on land and in beautiful tropical waters. Belize boasts all this and more, not only for retirement, but as a family destination as well. Belize is well known as a travel destination around the world for the tropical climate, the official language of Belize being English and of course, world class diving.
 Belize also prides itself in providing schools with high academic standards and a reputation for excellence, excellent health care facilities, historic homes, convenient local shopping and most importantly warm and welcoming neighbors.

Belize is on the Caribbean coast, between Mexico and Guatemala and offers an intriguing mix of tropical forests, an extraordinary mix of wildlife, unbelievable mountains, intriguing Maya temples, and diving and fishing experiences beyond comparison. In a single day you can go from tropical forest to the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere.

With the inception of the Retired Persons Incentive Program, Belize is rapidly becoming known as a fabulous and affordable retirement destination.
Belize’s natural environment, as well as the culturally diverse and warm people, are only few of the reasons to retire in Belize. A few more reasons to consider Belize...
  • Tax Breaks
  • English Speaking
  • Good Educational System
  • Sub-tropical Climate all Year Long
  • Easy Access to Land for Development and Construction of Retirement Home
  • Close Proximity to the US, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
  • Strong Stable Belize Dollar
  • Abundance of Natural Resources
  • Breathtaking Beauty
To attract foreign investment Belize has created a program to reduce taxes and simplify residency for North Americans who wish to live part-time or full-time in Belize. The program is called the Qualified Retired Persons (QRP) program. You only need to be 45 to take advantage of the incentives and are only required to live in Belize for a total of 30 days each year which can even be split across multiple visits. Qualified retirees are eligible for benefits including expedited residency status and various tax exemptions.
If you are not quite ready to retire, but want to buy in Belize, learn how to use your IRA to own in Belize. And if you have any questions, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Happy travels!

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