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Eco Lodge & Farm For Sale in Isla Bastamientos, Bocas Del Toro Panama
Successful Eco-Lodge And Farm For Sale
Asking Price: $1,195,000 USD (Negotiable - Financing Available)
Selling a unique and highly successful eco-lodge and chocolate farm on 23 hectares of splendid jungle on an island in the Bocas del Toro region of Panama. The lodge currently provides a more than adequate income and a sedate lifestyle for the owners yet has potential for expansion and significantly increased income for any new owners looking to be active in the marketplace. Currently run with a socially and environmentally sustainable business model, this lodge is also an ideal acquisition for anyone looking for an impact investment.
The lodge has 4 hand crafted guest cabins, constructed from locally sourced sustainable materials, carefully blended into the surrounding jungle with room for up to 16 guests and approval to construct up to four more cabins. The property also has a fully equipped two-bedroom house for the owners, a large central lodge with restaurant facilities and 4 additional cabins equipped with bathrooms and basic kitchens which are currently used to house employees and volunteers. A dedicated team of trained, local and loyal staff would ensure a smooth transition for new owners who which to continue a seamless operation of the lodge.
Many hundreds of fruit and cacao trees, extensive organic food gardens, multiple creeks and walking trails are interspersed throughout the property. Committed to conservation, the current owners have preserved the majority of the land in its natural forested state to maintain the highly diverse ecosystems and to act has a protective buffer to the neighboring National Park.
Located on the shores of a beautiful bay with year-round calm waters, the property is ideal for safe deep water mooring of yachts and sail boats. Gorgeous white sand beaches are a 10 minute boat ride away.
This resort is extremely highly rated on the main booking engines and is consistently ranked in the top 10 accommodations in Central America on major review sites. It was awarded an international sustainable tourism award in 2017, has received many excellent write-ups in travel magazines and has a faithful following with many repeat customers. Booking requests for the peak season invariably exceed capacity. Tours of the chocolate farm, in-house production of chocolate products and their sale significantly add to the revenue stream.
The spectacular natural environment, beautiful cabins, homegrown organic food offerings, nearby beaches, jungle walks, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, visits to bat-caves and local communities as well as tours of the chocolate farm and production techniques occupy the visitors when they are not busy relaxing and keep them returning time and again. It is an ideal site for yoga, wellness and artist retreats, cooking workshops and regularly hosts university and research study groups.
The present owners of 15 years have opted to open the lodge for just 4 days per week, allowing them to enjoy the tranquility of the location for themselves and to focus on their support work with the local indigenous community. Even with this reduced schedule, the owners can earn a comfortable income as well as unwind. Any new owner could of course ramp up the operations, increase the capacity of the lodge and its earnings if they so wished.
Remote enough to be off-grid, with power supplied by a robust solar system (with rarely used back-up generators), the location remains close to civilization with all main facilities (shops, medical, schools, etc.) just a 15 minute boat ride away. Wireless communication and internet ensures connectivity to civilization.
The current owners are reluctantly leaving for family reasons but are leaving a business complete with all the legal and financial requirements, equipment (including two motor boats, kayaks, etc.) and a superlative reputation. The property is developed and maintained, and the laid-back lifestyle has been defined. So, all that is required to complete this idyllic picture are new occupants who wish to enjoy this simple and naturally harmonious lifestyle.
|About This Property|
Bocas Del Toro
|Features - Amenities|
- Ocean View
- Ocean Waterfront
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|Contact - More Information|
| Bernard Callaghan - Isthmus Property Management |
|Phone: || || +507-6670-3434|
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