Turneffe Atoll Dive Resort

156 acres - $8,000,000

One of the Caribbean's premier diving destinations is up for sale! This turn key, fully operational resort is located on the eastern side of the Turneffe Atoll approximately 28 miles east of Belize City.

This is a unique resort that combines the pristine waters of the Caribbean, the unspoiled natural beauty of Belize with exceptional customer service. Divers, snorkelers and fisherman are drawn to this tropical island paradise.

The resort sits on 156 acres of absolutely stunning beachfront. 120 acres of which is completely undeveloped. The property also boasts the only airstrip on the Turneffe Atoll making access to the resort only a 15 minute flight away. The airstrip is paved and is 2500 feet long with the capability of lengthening.

The resort features four charming thatched roof Mahogany cottages, nine hard roof luxury cabanas, one duplex, and one triplex, all facing the Caribbean sea. The interiors are spacious and comfortable with a full bath, electricity and hot water. All rooms are air conditioned, though unnecessary with the cottages open to the trade winds.

The centerpiece of the resort is the Eco-Lodge, a palapa-style enclosed mahogany building located directly behind the boat dock.

There is also a mangerís office and residence as well as staff quarters. The resortís staff lives on-site and includes a management couple that also acts as diving instructors, two cooks, one waitress, one bartender, one engineer, three boat captains, two dive masters, two maids and three groundskeepers.

The resortís infrastructure is made up of rain water collection reservoirs along with a reverse osmosis system, two 60kw diesel generators, one 110kw generator, telephone and fax, high speed satellite internet and satellite television.

The property consists of two parcels of land. The first tract is 44+ acres with 2500+ feet of natural beachfront. The second parcel is 112+ acres with 5000 feet of beachfront including the inner lagoon.

The undeveloped waterfront acreage within the 44 acre tract would be ideally suited for an upscale condominium project and is compatible with existing land use recommendations. The inner lagoon is perfectly suited for a marina development.

The island is located on the windward side of Turneffe Atoll which is HUGE at over 4000 acres and covered in tropical jungle and mangrove forests. Thousands of coconut palms dot the beachfront and the interior of the island, in addition to Sea Grapes, Palmettos, and other native plant species. The island is populated with Iguanas and other lizard species, an incredible variety of bird life, and even saltwater crocodiles. The reef surrounding the Atoll is only a few hundred feet away with some of the best diving in the world.

Some additional acreage can be purchase along with the resort property including a small island nearby and an additional 800 acres of undeveloped land. This would add several miles of waterfront to the property. Please inquire for details on the additional property.

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