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Turks & Caicos vs Cayman Isles vs Exuma (Southern Bahamas) vs Bermuda

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The condo lifestyle is the dream for a lot of people. So to live the dream lifestyle, you need to live in the dream location. Choosing a luxury vacation home is a big commitment and is not one you should stroll into lightly without thinking about the potential consequences.

It’s normal to be confused and not know where to start looking for your dream condo, so don’t worry. This post will cover the main condo centers of Turks and Caicos, the Cayman Isles, Exuma and Bermuda and will give guidance and judgement of which one is best for the getaway condo that you’ve always dreamed of.


We’ll cover:

Turks and Caicos

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North of the Dominican Republic lies a jewel of a destination that is Turks and Caicos. Home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the world and some of the truest, blue ocean you can find, this place will blow your mind.

You’ll be spoiled for choice with the amazing beaches that you can find, from the world-famous Grace Bay Beach and many more. You really are in paradise here. If the beautiful beaches aren’t enough to attract you, why not take a dip in the ocean while you’re down here and get a better view of the stunning reefs, fish and even turtles?

You might be thinking that all the Caribbean islands have great beaches to offer, but the Turks and Caicos Islands are well known for having some of the most picturesque beaches there are in the whole of the Caribbean. Whether guarded by limescale cliffs or soft white sandy beaches, one thing you can guarantee is the tranquil, turquoise ocean that is ever present across all their beaches.

Make memories that you won’t be forgetting any time soon in Turks and Caicos. The hot weather and gorgeous setting will live long in the memory and hook you forever.

The Cayman Isles

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The Cayman Isles are made up of three main islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Grand Cayman is the larger of the three islands and is where the capital, Georgetown, is situated.

With 55,000 warm and friendly locals to greet you, you’ll be sure to have a blast in the Cayman Isles. Widely regarded as “the most carefree corner of the Caribbean”, is this not the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and just chill out?

All three islands each have their own different personalities that harmonize together and make for the most memorable experiences. Grand Cayman fuses arts with culture and makes for the perfect atmosphere. Dive into the luxury that is Georgetown, surrounded by traditional architecture and modern art. Whether it’s designer brands you’re after or meeting native vendors, you’re sure to find something for everybody.

For the nature lovers, you have to go and see Stingray City. Come face to face and pet the stingrays, or dive deeper by swimming alongside them. It’ll leave you with an adrenaline rush like no other and smiling from ear to ear too.

The foodies among you will be right at home here. Head around the eastern districts and keep your eyes peeled for the fish restaurants. Not that you’ll have too as there are plenty of them about, but make sure that you stop and taste the amazing flavors. After all, the only things more adventurous than the cuisine here are the many tales that the locals will be sure to share with you.

The Exumas

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With crystal clear, sapphire blue water everywhere, the Exumas are unbelievably dreamy. Beaches and islands fit for the richest of royalty will make you fall in love with this beautiful part of the Bahamas.

It’s not just the scenery that you should treasure, the people here are as beautiful as the surroundings. Their big personalities, warm welcomes and the huge smiles on their faces make it impossible not to click with them straight away. As if the islands needed something to polish off the beauty, the people here do that excellently.

You can easily get lost in the local culture here. Whether it’s tucking into the local cuisine of mainly fresh fish dishes or seeing the local sights, there’s certainly something to please everybody in the Exumas.

One thing you definitely don’t want to miss in the Exumas is going to see the extraordinary swimming pigs. Nowhere else in the world will you see these and how did they get there? Who knows. This is something you have to see for yourself to believe. Quite bizarre, really.


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Looking for a quaint, sophisticated island community to buy your dream condo? Well, look no further than Bermuda. We absolutely love it and think that you will too. The island offers the perfect time travel experience and is the ultimate break away from the stresses of normal life.

This absolute paradise has amazing beaches, incredible views, intriguing history and an amazing culture that you’ll fall in love with as soon as you step off the plane. You can enjoy the courtesy and character of Great Britain, but substitute the rain and the miserable weather for a sub-tropical paradise.

Whether it’s hiking, cycling, strolling down the lovely pink-sand beaches or having a round of golf at some of the world’s top resorts, you’ll find it here in abundance in Bermuda. You can marvel at the stunning sunset or get stuck into the Bermudian history in St Georges. The capital, Hamilton, is home to The Royal Naval Dockyard - one definitely not to miss for those interested in all things history.

Unhurried days of boating, swimming and whale watching merge into glorious golden sunsets and long balmy evenings with barbeques and laughter. Picture yourself waking up in the morning to serene ocean views and wildlife you won’t see anywhere else in the world. You can’t do that in the big city, can you? Bermuda is perfect.

Our Verdict

So, which is actually the best for your dream condo?

Well, the rich cultures of all these places might have some similarities - beautiful beaches and welcoming locals - but there are major differences which make them all terrifically unique.

It all depends on what kind of experience you prefer in getting away and releasing stress. Whether it’s thrilling watersports or exploring local history, there’s something in all of these destinations for somebody.

Ultimately, our personal favorite is Bermuda. As we said, we absolutely love the place and are yet to meet anybody who’s visited and hasn’t returned sharing the same view. It’s a paradise on earth.

Make Sure Your Condo is Perfect For You

Your condo has to be perfect for you. Otherwise, you’re not going to experience the whole luxurious condo lifestyle. It’s a big commitment that you need to think about, not only financially but culturally too.

To help you with your decision, we’ve created a checklist that will enable you to determine whether a condo is the one for you or not. Download it for free today and take the first step towards purchasing your very own dream condo.

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