Belize : Little Deer Cay Island Caribbean Island Ideal for Development
603 acre private island for sale that is perfect for a large scale resort development, located approx 1.5 miles from the popular holiday island of Ambergris Cay and about 10.5 miles from San Pedro Airport on Ambergris Cay, or about 37 miles from Belize International Airport in Belize City.
Financing is available for qualified buyers making a 40% deposit.
This beautiful unspoiled Caribbean island is ideal as either a large private island for a discerning owner, or as for an up-market Caribbean resort development, hopefully sympathetically built with care and consideration for the beautiful pristine environment that this island and its offlaying waters offers.
Deer Cay is a small collection of islands, largely owned by one family and with options for the buyer of this island, to purchase adjoining land, if necessary. The island being offered in this listing is indicated above.
Please note that photos used in this listing are all of Deer Cay, but may include photos for other parts of Deer Cay, as the topography is all very similar.
The island has a diversity of areas from coastal fringe lands with mangle dominated forest; forested inland areas to mangrove and salt marsh areas. The predominantly flat topography of the island with many of the areas well above sea level, plus the islands location behind Ambergris Cay and therefore sheltered from heavy wave action in the event of a storm, make the island ideal for development.
Based upon a survey carried out in 2009, the following 27 plant species were recorded including :-Buttonwood; White Mangrove; Sedge; Cowhorn Orchid; Sea Grape; Red Mangrove; Rhizophora Mangle; Sapote; Turpentine Trees; Black Mangrove etc.
The island includes several lagoons, both open to the sea and relatively enclosed. These currently make ideal anchorages for visiting yachts and boats and one lagoon could easily be developed to form a marina, and others used for surfboarding and other water sports.
The islands waters include manatee, and a wide range of other fish and marine life.
The island includes a wide diversity of bird species, including Black Catbird; Yucatan Vireo Vireo Magister; Mangrove Warbler; Social Flycatcher; Great Blue Heron; Green Heron; Osprey; Sandwich Tern; Laughing Gull; Cormorant; Mangrove Swallow; Brown Pelican; Great]tailed Grackle and White Ibis to name a few.
This pristine Caribbean island with a wide diversity of species is ideal for an eco-resort or similar type of development which could fully utilise the islands attributes, whilst also ensuring long term protection.
The 603 acres includes sufficient space for an aircraft landing strip if desired, whilst the lagoons are an ideal location for sea planes, should the new owner want easier access to the island. The alternative would be a short boat journey to Ambergris Cay to connect with flights at San Pedro Airport.
The island includes establish areas of mangroves, and tranquil lagoons.
There are also area of well established trees, scrubland and dry vegetation.
This beautiful Caribbean island property is an ideal picture postcard destination for many travels, just waiting to be discovered.
With 603 acres of land, clear turquoise blue waters and a location just off Ambergris Cay the most popular tourist destination in Belize; Deer Cay has the potential to be sensitively developed into a world class resort.
This stunning 603 acre Caribbean island is perfect for a large scale resort development, located just 1.5 miles from the popular holiday island of Ambergris Cay and within easy reach of international airports. The property is being sold at a very attractive price of less than US$20,000 per acre.
Financing for this island is available with a 40% deposit. The island is likely to sell fast, please contact us NOW to secure this property. Project Funding available for viable projects of US$30M and upwards.
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