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A new marina village and resort has started construction in Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Milwaukee, Wisconsin based F3 Marina will manage the marina portion of the project that will include 175 wet slips for yachts up to 125 feet. Marina Flamingo is being developed by Saginaw, Michigan based Shaheen Development and Marina Flamingo Development Group, SRL.

Located in one of the best sport fishing regions of the world, Marina Flamingo will include amenities such as restaurants and shopping, high-speed fuel station, pump-out, customs office, 100-amp electrical service, state of the art floating dockage, VIP services, storage and parking. An upscale hotel and conference center and additional development will be included in subsequent phases. The Costa Rican Coast Guard will also share space in the marina bordered by newly formed armor rock creating a protected basin.

More super-yachts are migrating to the Pacific Coast of Central America as an alternative to traditional cruising grounds. With its location outside of the hurricane belt and in a safe Latin American country, the pristine waters and natural beauty of Costa Rica allow Marina Flamingo to draw larger vessels from Central America, the United States and Caribbean. Additionally, the waters off the Costa Rican Coast are considered one of the best fishing regions in the world for marlin, tuna, mahi mahi, sailfish and others that will draw sportfishing vessels along with a charter boat fleets to the marina. Playa Flamingo also hosts the popular Presidential Challenge International Sailfish Tournament annually. The area is also near national parks, championship golfing, ATV, horseback riding, and hiking trails, and other activities.