878 Acres of Fertile Farmland on the Southern Highway Santa Cruz, Stann Creek

USD 2,100,000
SKU: F442
Property type: Farm


  • Fertile Soil
  • Large Acreage
  • Mountain Views
  • Road Frontage


ReMax VIP is excited to present an enticing new listing featuring a sprawling 878 acres of farmland. Located just minutes from Santa Cruz, this property stands as a prime developmental prospect. The stable economy of Belize, coupled with its increasing popularity as a tourist haven, renders this parcel an attractive investment opportunity. This expansive tract offers captivating mountain views, rich biodiversity, and picturesque landscapes, showcasing the natural allure of Belize.

Development Potential

Whether preserving the land in its natural state, establishing a resort, or creating a personal homestead, the possibilities for development across 878 acres are boundless. Situated less than 30 minutes from Placencia, this locale presents an exceptional opportunity for tourism development that veers “off the beaten path.” For instance, constructing eco-friendly lodges or resort accommodations can cater to eco-tourists and those seeking a distinctive jungle experience. Embracing sustainable building practices and responsible tourism can be pivotal selling points. Engaging in sustainable farming practices to cultivate organic produce, herbs, or other crops can benefit the local community and supply markets and restaurants.

For a less intensive development approach, establishing camping facilities can cater to a diverse range of tourists, from budget travelers to those desiring a closer connection to nature during their Belize visit. Capitalizing on the strong Garifuna roots in the area opens avenues for creating cultural experiences, including traditional ceremonies, art demonstrations, or local cuisine. Collaboration with the indigenous community can showcase their unique cultural heritage through the sale of handmade crafts, jewelry, and textiles inspired by jungle themes.

The expansive space also allows for the development of a residential community, either by subdividing the land for sale or constructing vacation rental homes for a more upscale tourist experience. And of course, being on fertile soil this expansive 878 acre property is the perfect opportunity to build a farmhouse or barn and grow food, raise livestock, or cultivate one of the many beautiful hard-woods native to Belize such as teak or mahogany.

Why Invest in Belize?

Belize emerges as an ideal destination for savvy investors seeking lucrative opportunities. This beautiful 878-acre property offers an exciting prospect for capitalizing on the booming tourism industry in the country. With its breathtaking natural beauty, diverse topography, pristine beaches, and thriving marine life, Belize magnetizes tourists worldwide. Investing in this property positions you strategically in this growing market, ensuring a steady stream of income from vacation rentals or potential resort development.

Location Advantages

The parcel boasts easy road access, with over 3,000 feet of frontage along the Southern Highway. Situated less than half a mile from the Uno gas station down the highway, it provides convenient access to fuel, tools, food, and entertainment while remaining a private and secluded haven. Santa Cruz, a charming farming community, offers fresh produce, small markets, stores, and excellent restaurants and bars. As one of the fastest-growing communities in Belize, it accommodates a significant workforce for the Placencia peninsula.

The proximity to the Maya mountains offers endless adventures for hikers, waterfall enthusiasts, explorers, bird watchers, animal lovers, and nature enthusiasts. Also in close proximity are many attractions such as the Maya World Adventure Park, the Bocawina Rainforest Resort, and the world’s first Jaguar Sanctuary; Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. The Placencia Peninsula, less than a 30-minute drive away, stands as the second-largest tourist destination in Belize.

With soft white sands and clear turquoise waters, this expansive farmland is just a short drive from Caribbean Beach Paradise. The coastline, adorned with palm trees, creates a picturesque setting for sunbathing, swimming, and water activities. Placencia Village is vibrant, featuring numerous restaurants, bars, shops, and frequent celebrations, making it a sought-after destination for travelers seeking a tropical getaway.

Contact the Agent

Jimmy Padilla

Jimmy Padilla is a native of Santa Cruz, Belize and now lives on the Placencia Peninsula –  one of the best places to live and work in Belize. Jimmy is thrilled to be a part of the  Remax VIP family after working at Atlantic Bank and now uses his investment knowledge and experience to help his clients maximize their return on investment through real estate.   Real estate is now his  passion and he prides himself in offering exceptional service and attention to detail while developing long-term, loyal relationships with his clients. It is easy to see why past clients  always recommend Jimmy to anyone buying or selling properties. Jimmy is thrilled to be part of the Remax VIP family.