You Deserve to Live the Caribbean Lifestyle
They come for the vibrant culture and beautiful climate. They stay for the low cost of living and efficient real estate market.
And THE place to be on this not-so-little island?
The place to be is fast becoming the DR’s North Coast.
Caribbean Lifestyle, Latin American Prices
On the North Coast, you can enjoy the full Caribbean lifestyle—at a fraction of the price.
Here you can live well, even on a pensioner’s budget.
A couple can live comfortably on $1,200 USD per month. With a $2,000 monthly budget, you can really enjoy the good life.
Moreover, benefit from a variety of tax incentives when you retire, own property or invest in the Dominican Republic.
Everything You Need to Live Life Comfortably
Almost everything you might want is within reach.
In fact, with a large number of American, Canadian and European expats living on the North Coast, there are more amenities and services available here than elsewhere in the Caribbean.
- Modern supermarkets stocked with many of the products you already use back home.
- Pharmacies with brand name and prescription medications
- Restaurants offering you a choice of dozens of international cuisines
- Stores to buy furniture and furnishings for your home
- World-class medical facilities with high-end technologies and English speaking staffs
On the North Coast, You’re Never Far from Surf & Sand
Each beach offers something a little different, whether perfect surf for water sports at Kite Beach or relaxing nightlife on Cabarete Beach.
- Encuentro Beach: World-class surfing, with consistent winds years round.
- Cabarete Beach: So much to do, day or night, along this beautiful 1-mile long stretch of sand. During the day, enjoy swimming and water sports in crystal-clear waters calmed by the nearby reef. At night, dine, drink and relax at any of the two-dozen bars and restaurants on the beach.
It’s easy to see why…
From Puerto Plata to Cabarete, you’ll find a wide range of water conditions, from epic waves and wind to pristine reefs and tranquil bays.
There’s world-class surfing, wind surfing and kite surfing, perfect for hard-core enthusiasts AND beginners alike.
You can also enjoy snorkelling, scuba diving and even whale watching.
Whether you love being on the water—or prefer to watch from shore—you can make the ocean a part of your new DR lifestyle.
Newbie? No Problem!
These activities aren’t just for experienced athletes.
No matter your age or skill level, you too can take up a new activity. Take it as casually or seriously as you like—your new DR lifestyle is entirely up to you!
From kite surfing to snorkelling or paddle boarding, any beginner can learn the basics with the right instruction.
Pick your water activity and you’ll find a school run by English-speaking, professional instructors who can show you the ropes in a relaxed, comfortable setting.
Enjoy World-Class Golf Any Day of the Year
You can when you’re living the DR lifestyle!
At least seven of these courses regularly make Golf Week Magazine’s list of Top 50 courses in the Caribbean and Mexico.
The official tourism site for the DR has more information about golf on the island.
There are three high-end golf courses on the North Coast for you to play regularly.
Which one will become your number one course?
Expect a Warm Welcome
It’s not just the locals who will greet you with warm smiles. The Dominican Republic has rolled out the red carpet for foreigners.
Whether you’re looking for a vacation home or a place to move, you’ll be warmly welcomed here on the North Coast.
Get your residency status and you qualify for various perks, benefits, and tax breaks. It’s a short, simple process to get your residency—and even easier if you’re a retiree.
There are many tax incentives in place for foreigners.
The real estate market here is similar to North America’s. Rules are followed and strongly enforced. So if you own a home, you’ve got the full protection of the law.