Slow down and enjoy the simpler things in life… Things just seem to slow down as you start to adjust to the relaxed pace of life in Belize.
The People of Belize
Belize has an intriguing history with strong cultural ties coming from the many communities that make up this diverse nation… Belize is home to the Maya, Mestizo, Kriol, Garifuna, East Indian, Mennonite, Arab and Chinese? Wherever you travel in Belize you will be enamored by the culture and diversity of its people. Belize is home to some of the friendliest and most welcoming people in the Caribbean.
Adventures & Outdoor Activities
Belize is an adventurers dream destination; jungle treks, explore some of Central America’s largest cave networks, go gave tubing, visit archeological ruins, experience countless nature and marine reserves, inshore and offshore fishing, kayaking, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, Jungle zip line tours, trips, Hiking, Repelling, Bird watching and so much more – Belize is fast becoming the adventure capital of the Caribbean.
Belize has a balmy sub-tropical climate which makes living in or visiting Belize a pleasure. The average year-round temperature is 84° F (29°C).
Belizean food is influenced by its incredibly diverse cultures; Creole, Mayan, Garifuna, Spanish, British, Chinese and American; the influence can be seen in many of the fantastic dishes to be found in Belize. Belizeans are blessed with an abundance of seafood; conch, lobster, snapper and shrimp, making eating out surprisingly affordable.
Belize is a former British colony and is now an active part of the commonwealth and CARICOM. While the Queen is still the official head of state, Belize is a stable and independent democracy with an elected engaged and proactive government. The legal system is based on British Law allowing transparent and protected property transactions with freehold title, simple visa and immigration procedures and an expat friendly climate.
Foreign income is not taxed and is tax-exempt. Property taxes are incredibly low, Belize has no capital gains tax and no inheritance tax. Repatriation of capital in foreign currency from the sale of property is freely allowed.
Simply put Belize still has some of the best Real Estate deals in Central America and the Caribbean; safe freehold ownership combined with fantastic potential are quickly making Belize the investment choice for North Americans.
Pristine Marine Environment
Unspoiled mangrove estuaries, turquoise water, hundreds of untouched Cayes, the second largest barrier reef in the world, numerous coral atolls, 7 marine sanctuaries and the famous Great Blue Hole. Belize is a water-sports paradise and has some of the world’s best diving and is one of the premier saltwater fly fishing destinations.
Belize’s Commitment to the Environment
Mayan Mountains, Rain Forest Reserves, Tropical Beaches, Coral Reefs and a leading commitment to conservation and responsible development. Almost 40% of Belize is protected for future generations to enjoy.
QRP – Qualified Retired Persons Program
The Qualified Retirement Program (QRP) was created to facilitate eligible persons who have met the income requirements, to permanently live and retire and relax in Belize.
This groundbreaking program allows people that are above the age of 45 and have a demonstrable income of only US$24,000.00 Annually can apply…
QRP holders are treated as residents and have large import duty incentives
Contact us to learn more about the QRP program.