ReMax VIP is delighted to present this exquisite beachfront lot situated in the prestigious Plantation community. Located just north of Maya Beach and about 20 minutes from Placencia Village, Plantation offers an ideal setting for those seeking privacy without sacrificing proximity to the rest of the peninsula. Nestled on the northern tip of the Placencia Peninsula, this vacant property immerses you in a tranquil and serene environment, providing a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life.
Spanning .25 acres, this lot features an impressive 85 feet of pristine, white sandy beachfront and extends 130.5 feet to the road, making it one of the largest beachfront lots available for sale in Plantation. Adjacent to the lot, a pier with a charming palapa at its end provides an ideal space for entertaining or simply enjoying breathtaking sunrises and views of the Caribbean Sea. The lot requires minimal clearing, with only a small patch of trees and vegetation, making it an excellent choice for those eager to quickly build a home seamlessly integrated with direct access to the sea.
Why Move to Belize?
Moving to Belize can be an appealing prospect for various reasons, attracting individuals seeking a change in lifestyle, climate, and cultural experience. There are several factors that make Belize an attractive destination.
Belize is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, featuring pristine beaches, lush jungles, and diverse ecosystems. The country is home to the Belize Barrier Reef, the largest reef-system in the northern hemisphere, offering incredible opportunities for snorkeling and diving.
Belize enjoys a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round. The consistent climate is a draw for those seeking to escape colder climates and embrace a sunnier, relaxed lifestyle.
English is the official language of Belize, making it an accessible destination for English speakers. This can simplify the transition for expats and retirees.
Belize boasts a rich and diverse cultural heritage influenced by Mayan, Garifuna, Mestizo, Creole, and other communities. The cultural mix is evident in the local cuisine, music, and traditions. Belize’s cultural diversity is reflected in its festivals, events, and celebrations throughout the year. This variety adds vibrancy to daily life and provides opportunities for cultural exploration.
Compared to many Western countries, Belize has a relatively lower cost of living. Housing, utilities, and daily expenses can be more affordable, especially in smaller towns and rural areas.
Belize has become a popular destination for retirees seeking a relaxed lifestyle. The Qualified Retired Persons (QRP) program offers incentives for retirees, including tax benefits. With several residency programs, including the QRP program, attaining residency in Belize is relatively straight-forward. Understanding the requirements and processes can make it easy for individuals to establish legal residency over time.
Belizeans are known for their warm and friendly nature. The sense of community is strong, and newcomers often find it easy to integrate into local life.
The country’s diverse geography allows for a wide range of outdoor activities, from exploring ancient Maya ruins and hiking in rainforests to enjoying water sports along the coast. Belize is a haven for adventure enthusiasts. Whether it’s exploring caves, zip-lining through the jungle, or encountering diverse wildlife, there’s always an adventure waiting.
Positioned on the narrowest part of the peninsula, Plantation boasts stunning vistas and convenient access to both the Placencia Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. Still in the development phase, Plantation is a rapidly growing area with numerous ongoing projects and new communities being developed. This property caters to individuals who envision a home where they can walk straight into the sea, and the crystal-clear blue waters are perfect for swimming, snorkeling. Additionally, the lot includes 84 feet of road frontage, ensuring easy access to the highway and all utilities.
With both Maya Beach, and Placencia close by, you always have convenient access to the many attractions provided. The main draws of Placencia and Maya Beach are the picturesque mountain views, stunning sandy beach, as well as the clear blue waters. Stretching along the peninsula, it’s perfect for relaxing strolls, sunbathing, and enjoying the Caribbean Sea.
Maya Beach, located just north of Placencia in Belize, is a tranquil and picturesque coastal area known for its relaxed atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. While it’s not as densely populated with attractions as some larger areas, Maya Beach offers a charming experience, with many great restaurants such as Maya Beach Bistro known for its delicious food and drinks, and intimate atmosphere.
Placencia is a treasure trove of culinary delights, featuring a wealth of fantastic beachfront restaurants serving up both local cuisine and international favorites. Stroll along the sandy shores and explore charming market stalls where locals showcase their handcrafted goods. The options for adventure are equally diverse, ranging from world-class snorkeling and SCUBA diving to captivating sunset boat tours and exclusive private island experiences. The seaside ambiance enhances the overall experience, making your time in Placencia truly unforgettable.
Situated on the north end of the peninsula, this property is also conveniently located close to several noteworthy attractions inland, such as the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Mayan World Adventures, the Swayze River, and the historical Mayan ruins at Nim Li Punit. Offering an abundance of exploration opportunities, this property assures its fortunate owner a limitless array of activities and sights to enjoy.
Originally a licensed realtor with Sotheby’s Canada, Chris fell in love with Belize more than 10 years ago and has since helped countless expats purchase and relocate safely and securely. More than simply a realtor, Chris ensures quality home design, construction management and finally property management and rentals to maximize the return on your investment. With his extensive network of local brokers, Chris finds properties that are “off-grid” and well below market value, and he insists that the best deals never make it on the internet, therefore he recommends that prospective buyers should call and place their order directly.