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42 Acre Island for Sale, East of Placencia, Belize

Placencia & Stann Creek, Belize

Property ID: 48243

42 acre island for sale in Belize located 8 miles east of the Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize – resort development opportunity.

Placencia, Belize – Island for Sale

This is a rare opportunity to acquire one of the largest islands for sale in Belize.

The island is located in southern Belize approximately 8 miles east of the Placencia Peninsula – it is just a 20 minute boat ride from the mainland of Belize.

The island spans 42 acres in size, 15 of which has been filled.

The island also features protected harbor areas, lagoons and its own coral reef.

Ideal for Snorkeling & Diving

Home to a variety of coral and fish species, the surrounding waters are ideal for snorkeling and diving.

Located along the western border of the South Water Caye Marine Reserve – a protected area within the designated UNESCO World Heritage Site – the island is near the world’s second largest barrier reef.

Resort Development Opportunity

Ideal for the development of a boutique private island resort, this island offers tremendous development potential with plenty of possibilities.

Detailed plans for a proposed eco-friendly resort development with 35 units can be made available.

This island would require additional fill material to support future development.

A guide to Belize

  • Average asking price $703,108
  • % + or - average property price -177%
  • Property price range $144,000 - $3,500,000

Reasons to invest in Belize

  • Retirement program offering range of incentives including freedom from tax on income derived from outside Belize.
  • Flourishing tourism sector which attracted a record 503,177 overnight visitors in 2019 - a 2.8% increase on the previous year.
  • Located close to the USA and Mexico and easily accessible via new flights to Belize announced by airlines including Delta from Atlanta, United from Chicago and Southwest from Houston.