H.E Dr. Dario Item, Antigua and Barbuda’s permanent representative to the United Nations World Tourism Organization and Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the Kingdom of Spain, the Principality of Monaco and the Principality of Liechtenstein, has announced the opening of Antigua and Barbuda’s consulate in Monaco.
The new consulate will be located in the City of Monte-Carlo and will be headed by
Honorary Consul Général Dr. Marco Garavaglia and Honorary Consul Dr. Matteo Baldo.
It will provide services to Antigua and Barbuda citizens living in Monaco, as well as to Monégasques interested in traveling to or investing in the luxury Caribbean nation.
The opening of the said consulate is a sign of the strong diplomatic relationship between Antigua and Barbuda and Monaco, which was further cemented through this established diplomatic relations. It also reflects Antigua and Barbuda’s commitment to providing high-quality consular services to its citizens abroad.
Luxury and business travelers from Monaco and beyond who are looking to travel and invest in Antigua and Barbuda, we’ve compiled a few reasons why this Caribbean nation should be on top of your bucket list!
Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Antigua and Barbuda is renowned for its natural beauty, with picturesque beaches, lush rainforests and interesting volcanic landscapes. In addition to its physical attractiveness, Antigua and Barbuda offer a number of compelling reasons not only to visit, but also to invest in properties here.
Reputable Second Citizenship
Antigua and Barbuda offers an excellent citizenship-by-investment program that provides opportunities for high quality individuals with second citizenship and a valid passport.
The process is efficient, requiring only completion of necessary due diligence checks followed by payment of government fees. There is no residency requirement associated with the program and citizenship may be obtained through investment alone.
As a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda,you will have visa-free travel access to more than 130 countries including all Schengen states, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
As a non-resident of Antigua and Barbuda, you will not be subject to local taxation on your foreign income. There is no capital gains tax, wealth tax or gift tax and no estate duty payable on property or assets located in Antigua and Barbuda.
Stable Economic and Political Environment
The twin-island nation has a long history of stable democracy and is not prone to the earthquakes and hurricanes which often affect other Caribbean islands.
The economy is also quite strong, with tourism being the mainstay. In recent years there has been significant investment in the construction of luxury resorts, golf courses, and marinas which are helping to drive down the cost of real estate.
In addition, the government has introduced a number of incentives for businesses to set up operations in Antigua and Barbuda, making it an attractive destination for many accomplished entrepreneurs.
Perfect Location for Retirees
Antigua and Barbuda offer a relaxed island lifestyle that’s perfect for retirees. There is no demand for office space or heavy industry so the noise and pollution levels are very low. The crime rate is also extremely low, making it one of the safest places in the world to live.
With an excellent healthcare system in place and plenty of activities to keep retirees busy, it’s little wonder that Antigua and Barbuda are becoming increasingly popular with people looking to enjoy their retirement in paradise.
Competitively Priced Real Estate
Despite the many luxury developments that have taken place in recent years, property prices in Antigua and Barbuda are still very reasonable. There is a wide range of properties available to suit all budgets. With such a wide selection on offer in the duo-island, it is easy for both investors and retirees to find the perfect property to suit your needs and lifestyle.
In addition to its beauty, Antigua and Barbuda offer an excellent lifestyle for both of its citizens and residents. The climate is perfect year-round, with average temperatures of 28°C (82°F) and plenty of sunshine. This makes it the ideal destination for water sports enthusiasts as well as those who simply want to relax on beautiful beaches.
There is also a strong sense of community on both islands and a wide range of social and cultural activities available.
Great Business Opportunities
Make no mistake, Antigua and Barbuda is open for business! The government has introduced a number of incentives for businesses to set up operations in Antigua and Barbuda, making it an attractive destination for entrepreneurs. In addition, the twin-island nation is perfectly placed to take advantage of the growing tourist market from North America and Europe.
With its lush natural beauty, stable political environment and strong economy, Antigua and Barbuda offer a significant number of investment opportunities for those looking to invest in its economy and purchase properties in the Caribbean.
When it comes to finding reasons to invest in a certain country, English-speaking nations are often high on people’s lists due largely to the fact that there is no need for cumbersome and expensive processes of having to learn a new language or the need for an interpreter.
When you add in a relaxed island lifestyle that’s perfect for retirees as well as families and entrepreneurs looking to start their own business, you have a recipe for success. And that is exactly what you’ll find when you explore investing opportunities in Antigua and Barbuda.
Whether you are looking for a place to retire, invest, or just enjoy a perfect climate and lifestyle, Antigua and Barbuda should be high on your list. With so many compelling reasons to purchase property in this beautiful twin-island nation, it’s little wonder that it is becoming increasingly popular with investors from around the world.short url: