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By Marisa Spyker/Coastal Living
February 8, 2018
Pic from Magnus News. Pic shows stunning Caribbean resort Casa Cayuco in Panama from above which one lucky winner could own. Got the January blues? How about owning your own tropical Caribbean luxury resort for just £7.50. American couple Suzanne and Dave Smith are selling off their incredible Casa Cayuco Eco Adventure Lodge, in Bocas del Toro, Panama, Central America. But instead of listing their stunning multi-million-pound island getaway for sale they are offering the chance for anyone who buys a $10 ticket to win their extraordinary lifestyle and profitable business. Dave and Suzanne have spent five years turning a former rustic lodge into one that has been voted in the top five on TripAdvisor in Panama and in the whole of Central America. Their incredible two-acre slice of heaven is bordered by sloth-filled rainforest to the rear and crystal clear coral sea to the front. The lucky winner of the 24-bed resort will become owner of four stand-alone cabins, a main lodge, two lodge suites, and an air-conditioned luxury owner’s suite designed by Dave and Suzanne themselves and built by skilled local carpenters. Outside, Casa Cayuco comes with its own jetty and thatch covered sun terrace as well as everything you need to run a business, including commercial kitchen communication tower, laundry and maintenance building and THREE power boats, each over 23-foot long. Kayaks, snorkelling, spear fishing and paddle boards and surf gear are also ready and waiting to be used by a new owner and guests alike. And if that’s not enough, British competition organisers WinThis.Life https://winthis.life/index.aspx# are offering a $50,000 cash injection to welcome the new owners. (see Magnus News copy) pictures@magnusnewsagency.com
Pic from Magnus News. Pic shows stunning Caribbean resort Casa Cayuco in Panama from above which one lucky winner could own. Got the January blues? How about owning your own tropical Caribbean luxury resort for just £7.50. American couple Suzanne and Dave Smith are selling off their incredible Casa Cayuco Eco Adventure Lodge, in Bocas del Toro, Panama, Central America. But instead of listing their stunning multi-million-pound island getaway for sale they are offering the chance for anyone who buys a $10 ticket to win their extraordinary lifestyle and profitable business. Dave and Suzanne have spent five years turning a former rustic lodge into one that has been voted in the top five on TripAdvisor in Panama and in the whole of Central America. Their incredible two-acre slice of heaven is bordered by sloth-filled rainforest to the rear and crystal clear coral sea to the front. The lucky winner of the 24-bed resort will become owner of four stand-alone cabins, a main lodge, two lodge suites, and an air-conditioned luxury owner’s suite designed by Dave and Suzanne themselves and built by skilled local carpenters. Outside, Casa Cayuco comes with its own jetty and thatch covered sun terrace as well as everything you need to run a business, including commercial kitchen communication tower, laundry and maintenance building and THREE power boats, each over 23-foot long. Kayaks, snorkelling, spear fishing and paddle boards and surf gear are also ready and waiting to be used by a new owner and guests alike. And if that’s not enough, British competition organisers WinThis.Life https://winthis.life/index.aspx# are offering a $50,000 cash injection to welcome the new owners. (see Magnus News copy) pictures@magnusnewsagency.com
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We’ve all thought once or twice (a day, an hour…) about trading in our 9-to-5 desk jobs for a life sipping piña coladas in board shorts on a beach.

Friends, now is the time to make it happen.

Casa Cayuco, a luxury eco-resort on the Bocas del Toro archipelago just off Panama, is up for grabs, and you don’t need to be a millionaire to make it your own. You need a mere $10. Seriously!

Thank owners Suzanne and Dave Smith, a couple originally from Detroit whose own island dreams convinced them to jump the corporate ship and move to Panama in 2013.

When they found Casa Cayuco, it was a rustic off-the-grid lodge with minimal electricity. The couple took the property under their wing, and in the past four years have transformed it into a thriving 24-guest eco-resort with four stand-alone cabins, a main lodge, two lodge suites, and a luxury owner’s suite. The retreat is now ranked as TripAdvisor’s number one resort in Panama.

Meet Suzanne and Dave Smith and learn more about how you can own Casa Cayuco:

The Smiths are now moving on to their next business venture in Panama, and rather than list the resort, worth millions, they opted instead for an unconventional way of passing on the property.

In partnership with British competition organizer WinThis.Life, Casa Cayuco will be raffled off for just $10 per ticket. To enter, island hopefuls simply buy one or more tickets and play a “spot-the-ball-type competition” online.

In addition to the dreamy property, winners will receive a $50,000 cash prize from WinThis.Life as a resort-warming present.

The Smiths are hoping the competition will give regular folks like themselves the opportunity to experience the extraordinary island lifestyle and run a profitable business. They also hope Casa Cayuco’s new owners will continue operating the resort and employing the local community as they had, and are willing to offer advice to help with the transition.

So, the question is, who has $10 and feels lucky?

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