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Mopan River Resort

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo

Price (US): $1,500,000

Price (BZ): $3,000,000

Mopan River Resort was awarded best All-Inclusive Resort in the World by Trip Advisor for three consecutive years in 2008, 2009, 2010.

This 82.83 acre property is situated on the north banks of the Mopan River across from the town of Benque Viejo del Carmen in the western Cayo District. Boasting over 1047 feet of river frontage, this beautiful property features twelve spacious river-view cabanas. Nine, 1 bedroom cabanas and 3 suites with living room and kitchens, all under thatched roofs. All units have large private verandas, and private bath with double basin vanity and separate tub/shower & toilet compartment. Units are fully screened, and equipped with 24-hour electricity, air conditioning, cable TV, and ceiling fans. Two suites contain a full modern kitchen, making them suitable for extended holidays. Each cabana and suite accommodates two people, with the exception of one suite which sleeps three. These are well situated for privacy throughout 5.5 manicured acres of mature coconut grove, orange orchard, fruit trees and tropical gardens. There is also plenty of room for expansion with an adjacent 78 acres of natural jungle habitat, providing extensive bird and wildlife habitat, as well as nature trails full of medicinal plants. In addition to the resort structures, the property also contains a luxurious 2500 sq. ft. owner's residence, built in the colonial style, with high ceilings and hardwood floors. A caretaker's house and manager's residence are also on site. The hub of property is the main 2400 sq ft "Lodge" where guests enjoy daily meals and nightly cocktail gatherings. Close to the Lodge is a beautiful swimming pool with cascading waterfall with a Massage House adjacent to the pool. There is a 20 ft. high bird watching tower where guests join the morning "toucan watch" and enjoy panoramic vistas of the surrounding countryside and jungle. An intimate wedding chapel is also located near the river, providing a stunning backdrop for memorable marriage, and vow renewal ceremonies. The resort was designed and constructed to provide guests with adventure-filled days, and comfort-filled evenings in a magnificent tropical setting. The location affords guests the ultimate in privacy, as it can only be reached by the property's private welded steel river ferry with canopy, capable of hauling one vehicle and trailer; or 20+ guests with luggage. Access is of course also available by private boat. A secured lot is included in this package, located across the river in the town, which is paved and gated and has a small storage house with toilet. The lot offers secure long-term parking for 7-8 vehicles.