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        Full-Length Articles                                                                  SPECIAL    FEATURE
                                                                                                                                               Yes, you can afford to move to an
        Featuring YOUR Home or                                                                                                                 English speaking island in the
        Business! Tell YOUR story and                  Grenada Energy : Don't Stop the Windmill                                                Caribbean!
        get exposure! Sell your                        by James Post
        property or business (or
        business opportunity) through                  The Eastern Caribbean has the first utility-grade windmill!
        editorials and feature articles!
                                                       James Post, a Dutch entrepreneur has erected a 80 kW Wind Generator at his villa
        Need Exposure for your                         resort in Grenada.
        Large Real Estate
        Development? Advertise your                    While this size was not the most economical option, it does save on energy cost and
        project, your resort, your spa,                is good for the environment. It serves the purpose of demonstrating that wind
        your condo's, your timeshare...                energy is not just a hypothetical option, but a feasible reality.
        whatever you're promoting - in
        Caribpro.
                                                       When James landed in the Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada in June 2000 after
                                                       a 30 year career in high tech electronics, the thought soon presented that wind
                                                       energy would be an excellent option in this region.

                                                       Electricity on Grenada is generated by diesel fuel, not the most effective solution,
                                                       and, of course, bad for the environment. Combined with the strong reliable
                                                       tradewinds this seemed to be a no-brainer.


                                                       JAMES REQUESTED AND WAS GRANTED A LICENCE TO                                            A new ebook by Jennifer Miller will
        Subscribe FREE! Click here                     GENERATE ELECTRICITY                                                                    entertain as you learn step-by-step
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        (Unsubscribe anytime)                                James requested and was granted a license to generate electricity via his         seductive tropics.
                                                       windmill from Grenlec. Grenada Electricity (Grenlec) like all the Eastern Caribbean
        Visit our Archives! Click here                 country electricity generating companies, is in a monopoly position and every           Information not readily available to
        to explore our archived                        citizen is obligated to use their services.                                             the 'ordinary tourist' is detailed,
        articles.                                                                                                                              along with a real sense of how it is to
                                                       The licence was granted to generate and supply his own energy to the villa resort       live on the 'Nature Island'. Details of
           PDF Download : Click here                   he was developing.                                                                      cost of living, finding a house and
        to download the latest Edition                                                                                                         deciding where to live on the island
        of Caribbean Property                                                                                                                  are all discussed in depth. You will
                                                       But there was no interest from Grenlec to buy, or even accept free excess energy        also learn the steps of how to
        Magazine in PDF format.                        into the national grid from the utility grade windmill.                                 manage (and not mismanage!) a
        Most computers will open PDF
                                                                                                                                               move to the island, including
        documents automatically, but
                                                       The project was therefore put on ice until in Spring 2006, when, after successive       important pitfalls to avoid.
        you may need to download
        Adobe Reader.                                  high fuel increases, the climate was there to reopen the case.
        Download the reader here.                                                                                                              This ebook contains the important
                                                       Discussions with the electricity company led to an agreement to supply excess           information anyone considering a
                                                       energy from the windmill back to Grenlec.                                               Dominican retirement should know,
                                                                                                                                               including:

                                                       But first James had to erect his windmill.
                                                                                                                                                   q   how to move your household
                                                                                                                                                   q   what to bring in that move
                                                       As he says "Being first is not always the best as there is no previous experience. As       q   where to live on the island
                                                       they say in Holland - thrown into deep water".                                              q   how to negotiate the visa
                                                                                                                                                       process

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                                                       He project managed the whole installation process, from start to finish.                    q   how to buy a car
        Tell Your Story! We want                                                                                                                   q   how to find a rental
        your articles, your stories, your
        experiences, your knowledge                    A technician from the Dutch windmill supplier windmill supplier came over
        and your advice! Tell our                                                                                                             This information, and much more,
                                                       from Holland to supervise the positioning of the tower and turbine. During the
        readers what you've learned,                                                                                                          was gathered at the "School of
                                                       process, much time and energy was devoted to training a group of locals, from
                                                                                                                                              Experience" by the author and her
        what you love and what you                     steel men to electricians.
                                                                                                                                              spouse, and is shared in detail along
        think other people need to
                                                                                                                                              with key mistakes they made, which
        know about living, working,
        buying, selling, relocating and                JAMES IS NOW READY TO INSTALL MORE WINDMILLS ACROSS                                    you can hereby avoid! The book also
                                                       THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN                                                                  provides an important guide for
        retiring in the Caribbean.
                                                                                                                                              visiting the island to check it out as a
                                                                                                                                              possible retirement spot.
        Contact Us/Feedback Want                       James is now ready to install more windmills across the region, using this now fully
        to contact us? Make a                          proven process and a completely trained workforce. The specialists from the
        comment? Want more info?                                                                                                              Written with humor and love for the
                                                       Netherlands then only need to come over for the critical part of the commissioning.
        Different info? We want you to                                                                                                        island, this ebook is the only material
                                                       Further cost reductions can be achieved by producing the towers in the region.
        be satisfied, so tell us what                                                                                                         available at this time about moving
        you think...                                   There are two mainstream approaches to incorporate wind energy into the existing       to the Nature Island.
                                                       power generating infrastructure on the islands :
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                                                                 1. The electricity companies and/or the governments develop a wind
                                                                 park. In the Caribbean the maximum sizes for windmills are between
                                                                 250 kW and 900 kW, depending on location. Especially the larger
                                                                 windmills are real engineering projects that require long preparation
                                                                 and lead times. By the middle of next decade we could expect real
                                                                 progress when decisions are taken on short notice, which is rather
        A comprehensive list of                                  unusual in this part of the world. The wind penetration that can be
        downloadable ebooks                                      achieved with the larger systems is technically limited and in the
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                                                                 2. As happens in many countries all over the world, there are private
        The Golden Door to Retirement
                                                                 initiatives to place windmills. In most countries there is legislation
                                                                 that the energy companies are obliged to buy the excess energy at a
        Retirement Planning For                                  fair price, usually slightly under or at fossil fuel cost. Such
        Offshore Living: Maintain and                            arrangements will be key to promote the breakthrough of wind
        Enhance your lifestyles                                  energy in the region. The windmills installed by individuals
        spending less than 25% of                                (companies) are typically smaller, up to 250 kW. These windmills are
        your monthly budget.                                     much easier to install, have a short lead time and the owners will
                                                                 wish to act swiftly. Very short term action can therefore be expected.
        Retire In Mexico: Live                                   There is another major pro: several of the smaller windmills have the
        Better For Less. Live in                                 capability to dynamically limit the output as a function of demand.
        Mexico and join the many                                 This means that much higher wind penetrations can be achieved. So
        other retires who have done                              even when a wind farm is scheduled, it makes more sense to
        their homework, which                                    implement with small windmills.
        resulted in mexico where you
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                                                       feasibility and designs have been completed.
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        the corporate slog.
                                                       As in every technical installation, there are always hurdles on the road. In Europe,
                                                       small installation issues such as tolerances and wrong materials can usually be
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                                                       corrected instantaneously.
        Belize: Living There How to
        Live, Retire, Work of Invest in
        Belize.                                        Not so in the Caribbean, where these small issues grow into monsters that eat time
                                                       and money at an alarming rate .
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        Property and land bargain                      Then James faced the limitations of cranes that were far less powerful than the
        amidst colonial splendour.                     owner's assured him they had. The project initiated many firsts for plant and
                                                       construction companies on Grenada, and lurched from one crisis to another.
        Plastic Surgery in The
        Caribbean: Inexpensive, High                   "However, after this learning curve, the next installation will be easier, as all
        Quality Cosmetic Surgery.                      problems will then be anticipated" says James with a convincing smile.

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                                                       A compressor is used to excavate the positions in the rocky ground; this alone took
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                                                       2 weeks.
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                                                                                                                                          infrastructure.

                                                                                                                                          The 2004-2006 1st edition of the one-
                                                                                                                                          of-a-kind "Living and Investing in
                                                                                                                                          Panama." offers invaluable assistance
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                                                                                                                                          United States. This useful report
                                                                                                                                          contains all the ins and outs and dos
                                                                                                                                          and don'ts and much more
                                                                                                                                          indispensable secret insider
                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION                                                     information about all areas of living
                                                                                                                                          in Panama. It guides you step by
                                                                                                                                          step and shows how to live on a
                                                                                                                                          budget; 100s of sure-fire tips,
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                                                                                                                                          how to stay busy and happy; the
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                                                                                                                                          shortcuts for learning Spanish; how
                                                                                                                                          take advantage of the many tax
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                                                       6 columns are placed 3 ft under the base to ensure a solid position in the rock.   start a new exciting life; and even
                                                                                                                                          how and where to find quality people
                                                                                                                                          for companionship.

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                                                       In the centre of the foundation was a big stone, embedded deep in the ground
                                                       which proved to be so difficult to remove that we decided to make it part of the
                                                       foundation. The steel bars were inserted in deep drilled holes.




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                                                       3 weeks and 8 tons steel later the multi-layer steelwork was ready to receive the
                                                       concrete.




                                                                                                                                            Have you ever thought about
                                                                                                                                            retiring in Mexico? How about
                                                                                                                                            retiring in one of its many lovely
                                                                                                                                            retirement havens?
                                                                                                                                            Dru Pearson, the author of this
                                                                                                                                            report, tells us that there are five
                                                                                                                                            major areas where American and
                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION                                                       Canadian retirees tend to
                                                                                                                                            congregate. While there may be a
                                                                                                                                            few expatriates scattered in a dozen
                                                                                                                                            villages throughout Mexico, most
                                                                                                                                            Americans and Canadians settle in
                                                                                                                                            one of five locations: San Miguel de
                                                                                                                                            Allende, Mazatlan, Oaxaca,
                                                                                                                                            Guadalajara, or Lake Chapala. Dru
                                                                                                                                            Pearson visited all these areas before
                                                                                                                                            settling in Lake Chapala. Dru gives
                                                                                                                                            sound and thoughtful advice on
                                                                                                                                            retirement in Mexico. Everything
                                                                                                                                            from how to pick your location to
                                                       The tower is to be connected to big steel bolts which are securely embedded in the
                                                                                                                                            Mexican paperwork is covered. If
                                                       steel construction.
                                                                                                                                            you've ever considered retirement in
                                                                                                                                            Mexico please read this report first. It
                                                                                                                                            has the information that would
                                                                                                                                            otherwise take you months of
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                                                                                                                                       frustration to acquire.

                                                                                                                                       But why Mexico, you might ask? The
                                                                                                                                       reason so many Americans and
                                                                                                                                       Canadians choose Mexico is because
                                                                                                                                       they can drive to Mexico in a car. A
                                                                                                                                       bigger reason is that Mexico is a
                                                                                                                                       bargain compared to the USA and
                                                                                                                                       Canada. But there are also a large
                                                                                                                                       number of Europeans in Mexico.
                                                                                                                                       Mexico is rich with history, steeped in
                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION                                                  culture, having perhaps a more
                                                                                                                                       pronounced culture than any other
                                                                                                                                       nation in latin America with the
                                                                                                                                       exception of Brazil and Argentina.
                                                                                                                                       Mexico has great food, great
                                                                                                                                       architecture and many areas with an
                                                                                                                                       excellent climate. Mexico is also
                                                                                                                                       modern, with better highways than
                                                                                                                                       many parts of latin America and an
                                                                                                                                       infrastructure that allows foreigners
                                                                                                                                       to connect via telephone and internet
                                                                                                                                       to the rest of the world. This level of
                                                                                                                                       infrastructure isn't available in
                                                                                                                                       Nicaragua, nor in Guatemala, and
                                                       Two mixers were used to cast 55 cubic yards (40 m3) in one day.                 this is a very important determining
                                                                                                                                       factor for the retiree who doesn't
                                                                                                                                       want to be inconvenienced by
                                                                                                                                       inconveniences.

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                                                       The next morning, curing compound is sprayed on the concrete to slow down the
                                                       curing for improved strength.

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                                                                                                                                        "How To Buy Costa Rica Real
                                                                                                                                        Estate Without Losing Your
                                                                                                                                        Camisa" was written by Scott Oliver
                                                                                                                                        with the help of dozens of Costa Rica
                                                                                                                                        real estate experts and attorneys.




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                                                                                                                                        This is not a book about living in
                                                                                                                                        Costa Rica; it is a 140 page
                                                                                                                                        comprehensive English-language
                                                                                                                                        guide to buying Costa Rica real
                                                                                                                                        estate.

                                                                                                                                        Contrary to what some people may
                                                                                                                                        have told you, there is no Multiple
                                                       The tower and the crane arrive 4 weeks later when the concrete has reached the
                                                                                                                                        Listing Service! Trying to establish
                                                       specified strength.
                                                                                                                                        the 'value' of real estate is difficult.

                                                                                                                                        Half the population of Costa Rica call
                                                                                                                                        themselves 'brokers' because
                                                                                                                                        anybody can freely call themselves a
                                                                                                                                        real estate 'broker'. They do not need
                                                                                                                                        any qualifications, training or
                                                                                                                                        experience to try and sell you real
                                                                                                                                        estate.

                                                                                                                                        What this means is that when you
                                                                                                                                        search for Costa Rica real estate,
                                                                                                                                        which may be one of the biggest
                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION                                                   investments of your life, more than
                                                                                                                                        likely, you will listen to expert advice
                                                                                                                                        coming from someone with zero
                                                                                                                                        qualifications or training in real
                                                                                                                                        estate, who is trying very hard to
                                                                                                                                        earn a sales commission selling you a
                                                                                                                                        property that could be overpriced.

                                                                                                                                        If this sounds like a recipe for
                                                                                                                                        disaster to you, it can be!

                                                                                                                                           CLICK HERE to find out more



                                                       Three sections form the 10 ton conically shaped tower.

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                                                                                                                                         Dominican Republic information
                                                                                                                                         about real estate, retirement,
                                                                                                                                         residency, relocation, banking,
                                                                                                                                         investments


                                                                                                                                            CLICK HERE

                                                       The removal from the container was quick but with lots of scratches.
                                                                                                                                         The Dominican Republic Report -
                                                                                                                                         The Complete Report On The
                                                                                                                                         Dominican Republic.

                                                                                                                                         There are many places you can go to
                                                                                                                                         in the Caribbean, but there is only
                                                                                                                                         one spot that has been called "The
                                                                                                                                         Best Kept Secret".

                                                                                                                                         That place is the Dominican Republic,
                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION                                                    and the time to find out about this
                                                                                                                                         investors paradise is sooner, not
                                                                                                                                         later! You can find out about basic
                                                                                                                                         statistics from any book-store travel
                                                                                                                                         guide, but not the honest kind of
                                                                                                                                         perspective you are looking for. What
                                                                                                                                         is it really like to live there? What is
                                                                                                                                         the cost of living? How do I find the
                                                                                                                                         real estate or apartment bargains?
                                                                                                                                         Can I find good Internet access?
                                                                                                                                         What is the shopping like? How about
                                                                                                                                         banking rates? Ask most Americans
                                                       That’s where the weekend came in handy: we sprayed the towers with fresh layers
                                                                                                                                         about the Dominican Republic, many
                                                       of paint.
                                                                                                                                         have not heard of it. For those that
                                                                                                                                         have discovered it while on vacation,
                                                                                                                                         many have decided to call it home.
                                                                                                                                         Whether you are looking for
                                                                                                                                         something different ~ like Santo
                                                                                                                                         Domingo's 500 year old Zona
                                                                                                                                         Colonial ~ The Left Bank of the
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                                                                                                          Caribbean, or just a great Caribbean
                                                                                                          escape at an affordable price - The
                                                                                                          Dominican Republic is the Place.
                                                                                                          Offshore Investors are also starting
                                                                                                          to discover the country. Many are
                                                                                                          calling it the best investment
                                                                                                          opportunity of the new millennium.
                                                                                                          We could not agree more.

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                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTUCTION                      report in pdf.  CLICK HERE




                                                                                                            CHECK OUT THIS DOMINICA BLOG




                                                       Not really an unnecessary luxury;…




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                                                       As it showed on the last minute that the crane was not strong enough to lift the
                                                       complete tower we had to lift them one by one and mount in the air. Hereto custom
                                                       mounting brackets were made in a local workshop.




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                                                       And is famous for their bread from these 100% recycle ovens. Honestly, the bread –
                                                       inserted on banana leaves- tasted great..




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                                                       Finally it’s lifting time: the first section is ready to be placed in position.




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                                                       Meanwhile, the construction of the generator/control room is in progress. As
                                                       ventilation blocks are “scarce” it is decided to create the same effect using
                                                       rainwater pipe, to be cast in concrete..
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                                                       It appears that the holes in the tower flange do not correspond with the bolt
                                                       positions in the foundation. Later it turned out that the dimensions were copied
                                                       from the manufacturer’s drawing. Not good enough in this case…




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                                                       After the sizes were taken the tower is placed back on the ground and the holes are
                                                       welded out. The freshly painted tower gets the scratches back again…


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                                                       It almost fits….but not quite. It now shows that accurate measuring balancing in the
                                                       air is not easy. As a consequence, some holes became too big, which requires
                                                       correction afterwards.




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                                                       The last welding takes place in the air and now it fits. The nuts are set to the
                                                       specified torque.


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                                                       The second part of the tower needs to be connected in the air and requires safety
                                                       harnesses.




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                                                       The second tower half is craned at the approximate position; the men in the tower
                                                       guide it to fit. The crane enjoys a hefty overtime.




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                                                       The blades have been mounted on the rotor and are pressure cleaned.




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                                                       The third tower section is the easiest of them all but requires alpine skills for the
                                                       crew.




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                                                       The communication with the crane driver goes by mobile phone. Ooops… battery
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                                                       empty!




                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION




                                                       The final showpiece: placement of the wind turbine with the 60 ft wide blades. A
                                                       sigh of relief: we have made it through the difficult part, now just bolt down the
                                                       turbine.




                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION




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                                                       After the turbine is in position it turns out that the bolts are just too short. It took a
                                                       day to find the metric bolts in paradise, but the strength appeared to be inferior for
                                                       this demanding purpose. New bolts were couriered in.


                                                       The bolts will be replaced and the base of the tower reinforced with custom made
                                                       solutions.




                                                                WINDMILL_CONSTRUCTION




                                                       The windmill changed the skyline as seen from the ocean. A radio station called it
                                                       “the biggest erection in Grenada”.

                                                       Implementing an integration into the Grenada National Electricity Grid comes next.

                                                       PROVING THAT WIND ENERGY IN THE CARIBBEAN IS A
                                                       FEASIBLE REALITY.


                                                             With proper legislation and cooperation of all parties involved, it is by all
                                                       means possible to let wind energy be a significant contributor to the overall
                                                       electricity generation. When a substantial portion is delivered by wind energy, this
                                                       puts the brake on the continuously rising cost of electricity to the consumer. With
                                                       the low incomes in the Caribbean this is highly desirable. And as fossil fuel burning
                                                       is a significant contributor to global warming, the environment also benefits.

                                                       At first glance, it looks like a win-win-win situation for everybody. But will windmills
                                                       indeed become a major source of green energy in the Caribbean?

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                                                       There is another hurdle…. While almost everywhere in the world it is a breeze to
                                                       obtain financing for the erection of windmills that are interconnected to the mains
                                                       [and thus have guaranteed income] this is not as obvious in the Caribbean.

                                                       One project, where the savings were tremendous (around 30% for both the
                                                       electricity company and the developer) foundered for lack of financing.

                                                       The solutions for renewable energy sources in the Caribbean lie with changing
                                                       legislation first, and financing second. The rest will blow into place on the wind.


                                                       MANY REQUESTS ARE MADE TO SEE THE WINDMILL IN ACTION


                                                            Many requests come in to see the windmill in action from tourists. And even
                                                       more questions are asked by students, hoteliers, ECO organizations and of course
                                                       potential windmill developers.

                                                       To meet this demand James is offering scheduled visits to the facility every
                                                       Saturday throughout July and August.

                                                                 11:00 am arrival in La Tante, tour of the facilities
                                                                 11:30 am visit to the windmill
                                                                 12:00 pm [optional] lunch at Aloe Vera restaurant (special 3 course
                                                                 lunch 49 EC$) or 4-course Lobster gourmet lunch for EC$ 79. Both
                                                                 prices include drinks before, during and after lunch.
                                                                 1:30 pm presentation of the environmental, economical and practical
                                                                 issues of wind energy. Evaluation of other alternative energy sources.
                                                                 Discussion on the impact of green energy on global warming and the
                                                                 consequences hereof in general and for the region. Questions.


                                                       The program will end at approx. 3 pm. depending on the number of questions.
                                                       There is no charge for the presentation itself, only for food & beverages visitors
                                                       choose to order.

                                                       The times have been selected such that even visitors from other islands can come
                                                       on a morning flight and return the same evening. For those who wish to stay a little
                                                       longer other points of interest are suggested :

                                                                 • a nature walk, you can start right at the resort; this is one of the
                                                                 most beautiful parts of the island. You will meet a variety of
                                                                 landscapes, Robinson Crusoe type beaches, mangroves, rivers,
                                                                 rainforest, while you stroll from beach to beach.


                                                       If you come from outside Grenada you might want to stay longer and enjoy:

                                                                 * Carnival (12-14 August), which is a really nice experience.
                                                                 * an island tour. Grenada has much more to offer than nice beaches.
                                                                 Gorgeous rainforests with waterfalls, quaint villages, the heritage
                                                                 from centuries ago, the friendly local people and food.
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                                                                 Special accommodation rates are available. Inquiries: (473) 405-8888




                                                       AUTHOR : James Post built the Paradise Bay Villa Resort during the past years
                                                       with the first villas ready in April 2007. Owners may choose to live there full time or
                                                       part time, with the option to rent out during their absence against a guaranteed
                                                       yield. The nine 1000 SF 2-bedroom/2 bathroom villas are very competitively priced,
                                                       often as low as half the price compared to more developed islands. The 8 acre
                                                       resort is located amidst a vast nature area on one of the most gorgeous parts of the
                                                       island. All villas have ocean views. Owners have the advantage of sharing the
                                                       infrastructure, maintenance and security at extremely affordable conditions. Special
                                                       evaluation visit rates are available.

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