Eco-Friendly Vacation Paradise in Belize


Does the idea of SXSW traffic make you want to pack your bags and go to a serene setting?  Maybe you’d like to get away to (or retire in) Belize?

San Pedro - 1At The Shannon Schmitz Group, we’ve come across this amazing opportunity to purchase beautiful, eco-friendly, beachfront property in Belize and we can’t wait to tell everyone about it.  Presenting Sanctuary Belize developed within a private 14,000 acre wildlife preserve whose amenities include a private six acre “Sanctuary Caye”, Private Marina, and residential beach club.

The Blue HoleHome of the Blue Hole, the area is famous for snorkeling.  The archaeologically inclined will appreciate the rich history and nearby Mayan Ruins.  Did anyone say bonefish?  Fly-fishing here is the making for epic tales.

mapAvailable properties range from condos to lots to custom homes.   Custom homes start at $899K, while a 1500 square foot condo with two bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a boat slip is offered at $349K.  Beachfront lots start at $300K.

Belize is currently undergoing an amazing land rush – much like Costa Rica’s rush of the early 90’s and Hawaii’s rush in the 60’s. English is the official language. The Belize dollar exchange rate is locked at $2 Belize per $1 US. Business, tax, banking and retirement regulations have been designed to incent foreign investors

Direct fights are relatively short:  From Houston, Newark or Miami – flights are just over two hours, From Atlanta – just over three hours, From LAX – A little over 4.5 hours.

renderingRobert Kathman, founder of Eco Building Technologies, has more than twenty years of experience with real estate related engineering, management and sales. Eco Building Technologies stands apart from other Belize builders because they are Americans managing the building team in Belize. Their familiarity with the International Design-Build process includes understanding the nuances of local conservation and economic impact while helping the client reach their goal of an International residence, their home away from home.”

Group_0614About The Shannon Schmitz Group

At The Shannon Schmitz Group, we don’t believe in a cookie-cutter approach to marketing and selling homes.  Our mission is to provide a custom plan for the individual based on the specific property, neighborhood’s statistics and the individual needs and preferences of our clients.

We stand apart by employing a full-service marketing team that specializes in copywriting, photography, graphic design, and social & traditional media.

We are backed by Austin Portfolio Real Estate and Powered by KW Luxury Homes International.  This means that we have more resources available to us than your average Realtor®.

We specialize in buying or selling real estate all over Austin. This includes the surrounding Texas Hill Country Area, including Spicewood, Spanish Oaks, Barton Creek, Bee Cave, Lakeway, Lake Travis, The Hills, West Lake Hills, and the famous Austin zip codes of 78703 and 78704.







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