Leaf Cay Private Residences

Leaf Cay's mission is to provide an unparalleled experience in spectacular tropical surroundings, by delivering exceptional service in an atmosphere of luxury, relaxation and respect for the environment.

They will provide excellent resort accommodations and outstanding amenities to the leisure yachting community and guests looking for a tropical vacation experience in a private island setting.

Leaf Cay Resort, itself, is ...

Leaf Cay's mission is to provide an unparalleled experience in spectacular tropical surroundings, by delivering exceptional service in an atmosphere of luxury, relaxation and respect for the environment.

They will provide excellent resort accommodations and outstanding amenities to the leisure yachting community and guests looking for a tropical vacation experience in a private island setting.

Leaf Cay Resort, itself, is not available for purchase. Rather, properties within the resort are available for purchase.

Accomodations

 

Private Villas


Leaf Cay Resort will offer the sale of only 8 Private villas ranging in size from 2500 square feet to over 3,000 square feet. Models can be configured as 3 to 4 bedroom units.

These Balinese Style villas offer dramatic cathedral ceilings, large open flexible floor plans ,and Hawaiian/Polynesian style sliding glass pocket doors.

All of the Private Villas will offer breath taking views of the crystal clear shallow turquoise water surrounding Leaf Cay.

Several of the Private Villas will be located directly on the East beach areas with spectacular Sunrise Views, and overlook the nearby islands of Staniel Cay and Big Majors. All of these villas will be built along an elevated shoreline bluff and each villa will have its own private infinity pool overlooking the water.

Purchase Prices will include a completely furnished Turn Key unit for those buyers interested in our lucrative Resort Rental program.

Seaside Villas


Leaf Cay will be offering 20 spectacular Seaside Villas individually perched on the elevated South Shore of the island. These residences offer dramatic views to the South, East and West.

Each of the 10 buildings will offer 2 villas and share in common a sparkling Infinity pool over looking the turquoise blue waters surrounding this private enclave.

The Seaside villas will be a spacious 2000' square feet, and have 3 bedrooms and 3 baths each.

Large open flexible floor plans with sliding glass doors will offer stunning views of the water and surrounding islands.

Purchase Prices will include a completely furnished Turn Key unit for those buyers interested in our lucrative Resort Rental program.

Overwater Bungalows


Leaf Cay will be offering 30 Maldive/Polynesian Style Over Water Bungalow Residences.

These Over water bungalows will be located on our protected North side of the island.

Bungalows will be appointed with breath taking glass floor inserts offering spectacular close up and personal views of the ocean and its many local residents. They will offer unobstructed panoramic views of surrounding sparkling turquoise waters.

Created with earth accents of hand selected woods, imported marble and imported stone will enhance the total natural earth sea experience.

Each unit will be equipped with Air Conditioning, wireless internet, flat screen TVs and luxuriously appointed baths with tubs.

The adjoining outdoor deck with out door furnishings and a swim ladder completes this tropical ocean experience.

Purchase Prices will include a completely furnished Turn Key Residence for those buyers interested in our lucrative Resort Rental program.

Treetop Bungalows


Leaf Cay will be offering 10 Maldive Style Tree Top Bungalows.

These Tree Top bungalows will be located on our protected North side of the island. These Bungalows will be over land and perched just high enough to enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of Leaf Cay and the surrounding islands and turquoise water.

A combination of beautiful wood, marble and stone work will create a cozy island feel to these unique accommodations. These bungalows will be equipped with all of the modern conveniences and amenities such as flat screen TVs, wifi internet, air conditioning and beautifully appointed bathrooms.

The bungalows will also have private outside decks with spectacular panoramic views. They will be arranged in a circular form, complimented by a beautiful round reflecting pool.

Purchase Prices will include a completely furnished Turn Key option for those buyers interested in our Resort Rental program.

Yachtsman Cottages


Leaf Cay will be offering only 3 Yachtsman Cottages located along the West beach area of the island. These cottages offer direct access to the west beach and will overlook our new state of the art yacht marina.

The Yachtsman cottages will offer 2-3 bedroom configurations within 1500-1800 square feet dependant upon selected options. . Each Yachtsman Cottage will also have its own private infinity pool.

Purchase Prices will include a completely furnished turn key residence for those buyers interested in our lucrative Resort Rental program.

Activities and Amenities

 

Admiral's Club



Resident owners may be eligible to join our Exclusive Admirals Club. The Admiral's Club is by membership only and will provide a variety of unique benefits and amenities, including a private mega yacht, a catered and finely-furnished lounge, as well as a concierge service.

Nearby Activities


Some of the nearby activities that Leaf Cay can arrange for you to partake in include Deep Sea Fishing, Bonefishing, Feeding the famous Swimming Pigs at Big Majors, Swimming with the Friendly Nurse Sharks at Compass Cay, Feeding the Iguanas, and Snorkelling in the James Bond Thunderball Grotto and the caves at Rocky Dundas.

Marina


The Marina is to be a state of the art facility with over 50 slips and accommodating yachts up to 180' in length. Providing 30 amp, 50 amp and 100 amp electrical service and fresh water.

The controlling depth will be 12' at Mean Low water and up to 15' at High Tide.

All marina guests will have access to the Spa, fitness center, and spectacular infinity pool on our North beach. There will also be two restaurants located on the island for all guests to enjoy beautiful views while dining.

A ships store with marina supplies and full provisioning will be available near the marina. 24-hour concierge service will be available to all of our marina guests.

The fuel dock will be located just inside the entrance to Leaf Cay and will provide full service including Diesel and Gas sales.

Drinks and Dining


From the infinity pool side bar to the second-story 7,000 sq ft Restaurant and bar, the service, expertise, and quality at Leaf Cay is on par with any 5 star resort.

Dining options include Individualized room service, dockside yacht service, beachside dining, beachside picnics, outdoor dining on an expansive deck adjoining the restaurant, Sunday brunch, take out fare, theme night dining, and special events offering tropical inspired menus with local natural ingredients .

Fitness and Spa


The Fitness Centre, located on the first floor of the Pavilion, will contain state-of-the-art, ultra-modern exercise equipment including weight machines, free weights and treadmills. The fitness centre overlooks panoramic views of sparkling turquoise water and surrounding islands.

The signature tropical Spa will be a truly transformational and engaging experience - a communal sanctuary . Individual Spa treatments are designed to refresh, revitalize, and rejuvenate your spirit as well as your physical being in the atmosphere of tranquillity.

Infinity Pool and Tiki Bar


A large Infinity Pool with a swim up bar will be located on the North Beach of the Leaf Cay Resort. All resort guests and owners as well as marina guests will be able to enjoy the pool's breathtaking views and will be able to dine at the Tiki restaurant / bar providing light lunches and appetizers.

The shallow turquoise waters of the beautiful North Beach, open to all guests on Leaf Cay, are only a few steps down from the pool area.

Other Amenities


Other amenities include a dive centre, watersport rentals, boat rentas, as well as concierge and business services.

Location


Leaf Cay Resort is located just 70 miles Southeast of the world famous Nassau, Bahamas, and only 250 miles Southeast of Florida's Ft. Lauderdale and Miami area.

The nearby island of Staniel Cay has a runway available for private and commercial flights and is located just a short 5 minute boat ride away from Leaf Cay.

Nassau enjoys direct flights from many U.S. cities as well as other countries like Europe and South America.

Watermakers Air provides direct flights to nearby Staniel Cay from Ft. Lauderdale. Leaf Cay Resort will be offering direct flights from Nassau to Staniel Cay aboard the islands own Twin Engine Turbo Prop plane.

Leaf Cay Resort is located in the heart of the Exumas' most exciting areas. The famous swimming pigs at Big Majors, the famous Thunderball Grotto, and the friendly nurse sharks at Compass Cay, along with numerous spectacular locales like Pipe Creek, and the caves at Rocky Dundas, are all only a few short minutes away from Leaf Cay.

Owning on Leaf Cay


Investors and owners of residences valued at $500,000 or more may apply for permenant residency.

If the Owner wishes to participate in our Rental program and make their villas available for rental, then there are no property taxes for the first 20 years. These units would also be Tax Exempt from any import duty taxes for materials, furnishings,etc. These properties would benefit from the Hotel and Resort Encouragement Act that provides these benefits for those units participating in the Resort rental program.

The Bahamas has no income tax capital gains tax, inheritance tax or sales tax with the exception of the Stamp Duty on the conveyance of real property. The government's primary source of income is from duties charged by customs on all imported goods in The Bahamas.

If you elect to not participate in the Resort Rental Program, then Property Taxes in the Bahamas are as follows:

First $250,000 is tax exempt. The portion in excess of $350,000 and less than $500,000 is taxed at a rate of 1% of the market value of the property. The maximum annual tax shall not exceed $35,000.00.

Rental Income Program


Investors and owners can also enjoy the Tax Free Income from the Leaf Cay Resort Rental Program set up for our Leaf Cay Villa and Bungalow owners, knowing that the Bahamas has No Sales Tax, No Income Tax, No Inheritance Tax and No Corporation Tax.

Another appealing aspect of owning a residence at Leaf Cay Resort is the flexibility to own an appreciating asset that offers you the freedom of having your own vacation home while also being a TAX FREE income producing asset through the Resort Rental Program if you so wish. If you choose, your property will be managed and rented by a team of professionals to ensure you receive the highest rate of income while protecting your asset year round.

Rental Returns


The Bahamas and the Exumas islands are a very popular vacation destination with a very buoyant rental market. Renting your Villa or Bungalow on Leaf Cay is an excellent way to defray your ownership expenses as well as a great way to earn some income for you and your family to use when you come to the Bahamas for your vacation.

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