Passport to Paradise follows the progression of the lead character’s success on developing and rebuilding a tropical paradise. In this game, the user takes on the role of Kate Summers, a successful real estate executive who got tired of the busy New York lifestyle. Following the story of the game, the lead character decides to take a break from the hustle of the Big Apple and travels back to a favorite island getaway, Palau Kelapa. When she gets there, she discovers that the paradise of her dream is living a nightmare. The owners of the island resort are gone and the new manager is defunct, which brought the island into a disastrous state. Kate brings her real-estate flare and decided to take on the challenge of bringing the glamour back into Palau Kelapa and turn it into one of the best tropical island resort there is.
In the game, the player will have the assistance of a business advisor who will guide the player through the tasks of developing the island into a tropical resort. The tasks include constructing roads, developing beaches and constructing luxury hotels and villas, and upgrading resort facilities. The goal of the game is for the player to effectively manage the resort’s cash flow and bring in tourists into the resort. Every successful task earns the player unique island souvenirs as a reward.