Looking for a Caribbean destination to retire too? Or even a vacation home? Then Roatan Honduras should be on your list. Roatan has some of the most affordable Caribbean real estate in the world. The island is still a hidden gem, but will not be for long. Each year more and more people find out about this island paradise. Roatan has world class fishing and you only have to go a short distance off its coast to reach depths of 1,000 – 2,000 feet deep. One of the largest coral reefs in the world surround the island. This make Roatan the ideal spot for scuba divers and lovers of watersports like boating, kayaking and snorkeling. Other adventures like para-sailing, zip-lining, horseback riding and ATV adventures are also available on the island.
Real estate is very affordable and the cost of construction is very reasonable and varies from $80 – $100 per Sq-ft. There are a handful of housing developments that cater to people enjoying a Roatan retirement, or that come to Roatan to escape the cold weather. Many Canadians and Northerners are buying homes in Roatan for a winter retreat. We recommend visiting Roatan for a few weeks at minimum. Connect with the expats on the island. For some, island life is not for them. If you want large shopping malls, huge crowds, packed freeways, or don’t like sandy beaches and crystal clear waters then the island of Roatan may not be your fit.
Buying a home in Roatan, means you have a place to truly relax and stay active. The sun in Roatan rises early and sets early. Feel in touch with nature and unplug for a while. Internet services is available on the island and the infrastructure is good. The cost of living is very affordable in Roatan. A couple could live very comfortable on $1,500 a month in Roatan. If you are looking to have a vacation or retirement home built in Roatan, consider one of the waterfront real estate developments on the island. This will allow you to enjoy the gorgeous and warm Caribbean waters and coral reefs available to explore