74 Acres of Belize National Park and Marine Reserve Eco-Development

Listing was updated at: 04/24/2019
Property Overview
Price/Rent PSF $ 6,500,000.00
Asset Type Land
Trade Type Sale
Acres Available 74.00
Date Available 10/23/2018
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Location
74.25 acres on Ambergris Caye, Belize District, Belize
18º 9.68' N 87º 50.47' W

Sale
Located on Northern Ambergris Caye, Belize approximately 18.5 miles north of San Pedro Town and 1.6 miles south of the Mexican border is a unique investment for the right visionary. The property is within the Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site on the doorstep of the world's second-longest barrier reef. The surrounding region is home to Mayan archaeological sites, nesting grounds for sea turtles and endangered American crocodiles, a dazzling abundance of flora, fauna, home to some of the best diving on the planet. Property has series of ancient Mayan hand-dug-canals. This virtually untouched property is 1,200 feet of Caribbean Beachfront. It is an incredible opportunity for development to profit from the tremendous tourism potential of "Mother Nature's Best-Kept Secret."

74.25 acres on Ambergris Caye, Belize District, Belize
18º 9.68' N 87º 50.47' W
The approved development plan for this area calls for a low-density, low-impact luxury eco-resort that protects and showcases the native forests and coastal and lagoonal waters.

Property/Development Overview
· 74.25 acres, including 41.14 acres of lagoonal waters and 1,200 feet of beachfront

· 42 accommodation units, featuring luxury eco-villas, beachfront and stilted casitas, and Caribbean-style overwater cabañas

Marketable features
· Beach club/restaurant and bar

· Spa and fitness center

· Massage pavilion

· Library and observation deck

· Sunset amphitheater

· Beach and swimming area

· Helipad

Location & Access
· Located on northern Ambergris Caye, approximately 18.5 miles north of San Pedro Town and 1.6 miles south of the Mexican border

· Located within the Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site

· On the doorstep of the Belize Barrier Reef, the second-longest in the world and home to some of the best diving on the planet

· Property is currently only accessible by boat through a picturesque series of ancient Mayan hand-dug canals – establishment of helipad will improve accessibility.

Water Resources
· Primary source of fresh water will be rainwater sequestration, supplemented by desalinization and wastewater recycling

· Water demand estimated at 7,100 gallons/day at peak capacity

Energy
· In keeping with the nature of this project, energy will be derived from alternative, “green” sources – 60% wind and 40% solar

· An exhaustive series of tests has confirmed the “very effective” feasibility of wind power generation on the southwestern corner of the project site

· A standby diesel generator will be capable of sustaining 40% - 50% of peak energy demand

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