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Paradise Island, Bahamas

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 08, 2023

Summary: People describe Paradise Island, Bahamas as a tropical paradise with stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and lush vegetation. Expats love the laid-back atmosphere, the friendly locals, and the abundance of outdoor activities. The weather in Paradise Island is typically warm and sunny, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $2,000 to $3,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $1,500 to $2,000 per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost up to $3,000 per month. The approximate population of Paradise Island is around 8,000 people.

What do I need to know about living in Paradise Island?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Paradise Island, they said:

"Before retiring in Paradise Island, it is important to research the cost of living and the availability of health care in the area. It is also important to know the local laws, including any visa regulations and tax laws. Additionally, familiarity with the area and its climate is important, as weather may impact activities and clothing needs. Finally, it is important to understand the local culture and be aware of the different customs and laws that are unique to Paradise Island," wrote a member in Paradise Island.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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