16 April 2008, Did You These Facts About Investing in Aruba

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Aruba is in a Dutch Jurisdiction.

  • Your legal rights are protected all the way to the higher courts of The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Aruba is ranked as one of the most affordable resort islands for second home ownership in the Caribbean.
  • Aruba is ranked as one of the safest destinations in the world.
  • Aruba is ranked top as "The best place to invest in the Caribbean".
  • Residents of the USA, Canada and the EU countries may reside up to 6 months each year in Aruba. Residents of the USA, Canada and the EU countries may reside up to 6 months each year in Aruba.
  • Homeowners can receive a permanent residence permit as "Retiree" with evidence that one can sustain themselves financially.
  • With permanent residence status one is covered medically by the AZV the Dutch acronym for Universal Health Care Insurance of Aruba.
  • All beaches on Aruba are public. There are no private beaches in front of the hotels.
  • Aruba is outside of the hurricane belt.
  • There are no legal restrictions on ownership. The only requirement is a valid Photo ID and evidence of financial resources.
  • The properties in the Noord district of Aruba, where the Gold Coast community is located, have experienced a 40% property value increase in the last three years.
  • There are no capital gains taxes when property is registered in the name of an individual.
  • Aruba enjoys strong political relations with the USA which has allowed for complete US Immigration and US Customs pre-clearance. Aruba is one of only 3 non- US territories in the world which offers these facilities.
  • Our Official language is Papiamento (Native Language). Our business language is English. Our Legal Language is Dutch. And we also speak Spanish.
  • All the industrial and potable water produced by WEB NV, the world's largest desalination plant, is from the seawater. The quality of Aruba's drinking water is highly regarded and very safe to drink direct from the faucet.