Thinking of Investing in Businesses for Sale in the Caribbean?
Always dreamed of swapping your current place of work for the opportunity to run a business in the Caribbean? One way to achieve the dream is to buy an existing business so you can dive right into the market. Another is to acquire a part-complete business so that the legwork has been done but you can make your mark on it prior to launching. There are potentially lucrative business opportunities across the entire region, but one stand out sector is tourism. For many years tourism has been the Caribbean’s ‘bread and butter’ but with airlines launching new flights, new hotels opening and established hotels revitalizing their offerings, the sector is currently flourishing. So, if you would like a piece of the action, here are several of the most exciting businesses for sale in the Caribbean in the tourism sector, from hotels, guest houses and B&Bs to income-generating villa, condo and apartment complexes.
Business for Sale in St Lucia – US $1,400,000
The island of St Lucia is world-famous for its golden sand beaches, awe-inspiring mountains, hot springs and the majestic Pitons – the twin volcanic spires which rise from the sea. The island’s spectacular natural beauty and welcoming culture has seen a sustained rise in tourism to record levels which provides hotel owners with huge opportunities. Featuring 10 en suite bedrooms, restaurant, bar and pool, this is an opportunity to own one of the most exciting vacation rental businesses for sale in St Lucia. Benefiting from a superb location in sought-after Rodney Bay and an excellent track record for group reservations, weddings and corporate events, this hotel represents a profitable business for a savvy investor.
Business for Sale in Belize – US $1,500,000
Last year Belize tourism had a phenomenal year. The Central American country welcomed 428,261 stay-over visitors in 2018 which represents an increase of 14.6% compared to 2017. This exceptional level of growth follows several years of rising tourism levels as the country has enhanced its profile to international visitors and airlines have made the country more accessible than ever before. Placencia on the country’s Caribbean coast is one of the most popular destinations for overseas visitors. This 21-bedroom hotel fronts directly on to the soft sands in Placencia offering investors the opportunity to purchase one of the most attractive businesses for sale in Belize set right on the beach.
Dive Resort for Sale in Roatan – US $1,600,000
With beautiful shallow coral reefs home to an incredible variety of marine life, dramatic sheer walls and fascinating shipwrecks, the beach-fringed island of Roatan in the Bay Islands offers some of the best diving and snorkeling in the Caribbean. The destination is well known as a diving destination for both novices and experienced divers. This well-established dive resort therefore represents an opportunity to own one of the most attractive businesses for sale in Roatan targeted at this niche. Situated in Sandy Bay, the resort features 4 guest accommodations, an owner’s apartment, dock, roadside restaurant and bar and an SSI dive center complete with 2 boats and the full rage of diving equipment.
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Business for Sale in Jamaica – US $1,650,000
As one of the tourism powerhouses of the Caribbean, Jamaica is one of the region’s most popular destinations for winter sunshine vacations, honeymoons, and destination weddings. In 2018, the country of One Love welcomed a record 4.3 million overseas visitors. The tourism sector therefore offers huge potential for investors, including this beachfront hotel in Treasure Beach on the island’s southern coast. Set on 1.66 acres of grounds with 169 feet of beach frontage, this business for sale in Jamaica features 5 standalone cottages, a restaurant with capacity for 100 with 250+ including the deck, bar and swimming pool overlooking the beach and the sea. Offered fully turnkey, this is a ready-made business on the beach.
Business for Sale in Grenada – US $1,800,000
While small in size, this hotel is huge in terms of opportunity. First and foremost the hotel benefits from a superb location. It is surrounded by water on 3 sides and perched above a long white sand beach in a quiet and tranquil, yet easily accessible, part of Grenada. The hotel currently offers 10 rooms in a cluster of buildings on just over 1 acre. However, there are large parcels of land adjacent to the hotel site available for sale separately, offering huge potential for expansion. Ideal for tapping into the huge growth in tourism to Grenada, this business for sale in Grenada offers tremendous potential. In 2018 the so-called Spice Isle of the Caribbean registered a record half a million overseas visitors – up 12.9% on 2017.
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Business for Sale in Anguilla – US $1,950,000
One of the most exclusive destinations in the Caribbean, Anguilla is the setting for world-class hotels and opulent luxury rental villas by the beach. As a result, the tiny island has emerged as a popular choice for visitors from Hollywood to Wall Street looking to truly unwind surrounded by luxury and away from the crowds and the cameras. This part-complete complex of 5 villas overlooking the island’s stunning Shoal Bay Beach is a unique opportunity to acquire a property with the potential to be a world-class holistic wellness center and retreat. The complex comprises a main house, five separate 1 bedroom suites, a lagoon-style swimming pool and tennis court set in private gardens – partially built with the construction team and supplies on hand to complete.
Hotel for Sale in Roatan – US $2,400,000
With stunning white sand beaches and colorful coral reefs, Roatan in the Bay Islands of the western Caribbean is a popular beach and diving vacation destination. One of the most sought after beaches on the 32 square mile island is West Bay Beach, which is just a 2-minute walk from this well-established hotel. Having built a solid reputation as the ideal destination for couples and families on beach, diving and snorkeling vacations, this boutique hotel features a large pool, pool bar, restaurant and 21 guest rooms. This is a great opportunity to acquire one of the most exciting, ready-made businesses for sale in Roatan situated in a prime spot on a popular Caribbean island.
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Business for Sale in St Kitts – US $5,995,000
Overlooking the beach, the Caribbean Sea and the Royal St Kitts Golf Course in South Frigate Bay on the island of St Kitts, this is a successful income-generating business with huge potential for growth via the addition of new revenue opportunities. The offering includes the main house, pool plus 5 condos which provide rental income. This business for sale in St Kitts also generates income through the management of 15 additional independently owned condos on the property via a revenue share agreement. The property includes plenty of space to add a restaurant and bar as well as a spa, gym or treatment rooms which could provide new revenue streams.
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Finding Your Perfect Business in the Caribbean
So, whether you’re looking for a well-established business or a part-complete investment opportunity, there are plenty of options to consider from across the Caribbean.
For details on all these Caribbean businesses for sale plus many others such as businesses for sale in St Lucia, Antigua and The Bahamas, contact 7th Heaven Properties, the Luxury Caribbean Property Specialist.