This property is ideally located in the country of Belize just West of the Placencia Lagoon. This quiet secluded Island is ideal for those who prefer privacy, the Island is bordered and protected by the Placencia Peninsula, The barrier Reef and the Mangroves. We are 1.50 miles from Robert's Grove Marina and 5 Miles from Harvest Caye (Norweigan Cruise Line).
Many coral reefs, Cayes, and islands to the Northeast, such as Ambergris Caye, Lighthouse Reef, Glover Reef, and the Turneffe Islands are part of Belize's territory, forming the Belize Barrier Reef, the longest in the western hemisphere. Towards the Southeast you find Laughing Bird Caye, Silk Caye and Ranguana Caye. This is the second longest in the world after the Great Barrier Reef. The country's largest river is the Eponymous Belize River.
Champagne Island, Originally known as Buena Vista, was a given Name well known by the Local African Garifuna Settlers, It was founded by Pablo Valerio in the 1940's. He was granted ownership in Lieu of his Hard work during his employment with European traders.
The island is Surrounded by the Natural wonders of Belizean Mangrove, Enjoy bird watching, Walk with the Butterflies, spend time with the Iguanas, tour the wildlife within the island, See the Manatees, Dolphins, Stingrays, Fiddler Crabs and other sea Creatures or enjoy the Activities. Our exclusive hideaway resort provides the history of the Mangroves, Swamp Land, Belizean Island and all of its Natural wonders.
The Placencia Lagoon lies behind the Placencia peninsula. It is a narrow, 24-km long estuary that is mainly shallow, (1-2 meters), with a few deeper holes and channels. It has a huge positive impact, with the Increased the flow of tourism and revenue to the area. Dorey, Kayaking, birding, Water Rafting, Paddle Boats, Paddle Boards and manatee watching are all readily available within the lagoon. The convenience of being able to use the lagoon in all weathers makes it widely available to every visitor to the area.Take a Tour of the Lagoon, Our Guide will educate you and teach you the History of Belize's Placencia Lagoon From atop of our Platform which provides you with an up close view of Nature and it's inhabitants at its best. Its width and area are somewhat variable because of enormous marshy wetlands that blanket most of the inland coast. Much of the coast is lined with mangroves whose roots are encrusted with a rich variety of sessile life - shellfish, sponges, anemones, and algae and provide shelter for juveniles of many commercial species of fish. The lagoon is home to remarkable biodiversity including several endangered and magnet species like the Jabiru Stork, Morelet's crocodile, American crocodile and West Indian manatee. Both bottle-nosed and Atlantic spotted dolphins also frequent the Lagoon.
On the peninsular side, the booming tourism industry has brought crowds of visitors enjoying the sandy beaches and looking for vacation homes.
Our local dishes can be very exotic in flavor, and some of the delicacies include but are not limited to Fireheart Meats, Rice and Beans, cowfoot soup, crab soup, stew fish, boil-up, and conch soup. We provide the options to enjoy our Seasoned dishes or Cater to meet you individual needs., Enjoy Savoring delights as:
We provide a Getaway for Travelers and Tourists who prefer the Simpler things in Life, Breathing fresh air, Drinking Fresh water, Eating freshly grown Fruits and Vegetables. You also have the convenience of :
Narrative & Guided Tours of the Mangrove Lagoon
Stroll through the Mangroves on Our Boardwalk and View the Basin from Our Observation Deck.
Mayan Cacao and Tortilla Making Classes (Sample your Creation).
The Garifuna People live in a chain of Towns and Villages along the eastern coast of Belize, We have a Very special terrain. It includes mangrove swamps, river valleys, coastal plains, and grassy plains with some pines and palm trees. Belizean Creoles, AKA Kriols, are Creole descendants of Black African slaves brought to Belize and English by Scottish log cutters, These Individuals were also called Baymen. Our culture is a Splendid mix of influences and people from Creole, Maya, Garinagu (also known as Garifuna), Mestizo (a mixture of Spanish and Native Americans), Mennonites who are of German descent, with a blend of many other cultures from Chinese to Lebanese.
Water Recreational Sport.........................................
We are firm believers on an active lifestyle, we have a host of Water Sport Recreations to choose from:
The property is gently rolling and the majority of the land is covered in jungle with many large trees of commercial value including Nargusta, Pine Emeri, Palmetto, Pimento, Santa Maria and others, there are also Cocunut, Cashew, Orange, Bananas and Citrus Treesor crops producing Fruit. This land would also be suitable for agriculture or a similar venture. Incredible Peninsula Divide provide a beautiful Frontal drop to the property and nearby attractions that add to the appeal of this parcel.
The Maya civilization was one of the most dominant indigenous societies of Mesoamerica (a term used to describe Mexico and Central America before the 16th century Spanish conquest). Mayans lived in three separate sub-areas with distinct environmental and cultural differences: the northern Maya lowlands on the Yucatan Peninsula; the southern lowlands in the Peten district of northern Guatemala and adjacent portions of Mexico, Belize and western Honduras; and the southern Maya highlands, in the mountainous region of southern Guatemala.