Check out the full article by Georgia Tindale for Marina Flamingo.
With its combination of adventurous travel, unforgettable jungle landscapes, and breathtaking volcanoes, Costa Rica is known as one of the world’s most exciting travel hotspots and is increasingly appearing on the bucket list of many a seasoned traveller. But how does this work for superyacht visitors keen to maintain their home comforts?
Here, we discover how Costa Rica’s newest marina, the world-class Marina Flamingo allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds for a long-term stay: combining all of the comforts of your home port with more opportunities for adventure than you can shake a stick at.
When it comes to amenities, suffice it to say that crew will feel extremely well taken care of at Marina Flamingo. Alongside the Kingfisher lounge room, which is ideally placed for sipping on a coffee and settling down for some work, the brand new rooftop pool and bar/gym facility is set to open in August 2023 for when you’re ready to let off some steam. Naturally, all the practicalities are also in place for a zero-stress experience, including a 24/7 clinic, a pharmacy, a bank, Wi-Fi, laundry, ice/store, a fuel dock, lockers, a heliport, a hauling pier, marina offices, restrooms, dedicated crew shower facilities, and much more.
Fine Dining and Wining
Whether it’s a quick bite to eat, or a higher-end fine dining experience you’re looking for, Marina Flamingo has everything you need to satisfy your taste buds. Options include Britt Café, a bakery and coffee shop, a fine dining seafood and steakhouse restaurant called Hazel’s, Cremrica for exceptional ice cream, newly opened restaurant Matias, and many more.
If you want to step out a little further and enjoy a flavor of the local cuisine, other restaurants nearby to the marina include Nalu, Marie’s, Camparino, Angelina’s, and Coco Loco.
Of course, no stay in Costa Rica is complete without a trip to visit the famously breathtaking sands. Marina Flamingo is just a six-minute walk to the fantastic Flamingo Beach, one of the most picturesque beaches in Costa Rica, with fishing charters, sailing charters, and scuba diving nearby for those keen to get out and explore the gorgeous waters, as well as the beautiful Potrero Bay, which is just a 10-minute journey away and offers even more entertainment opportunities.
Make Yourself at Home
Marina Flamingo is perfectly designed for those looking for a luxurious stay alongside their long-term slip rental, thanks to the elegantly styled and fully furnished villas which are on offer within the facility.
With a wide range of sizes and types available to suit various budgets, all villas come fully furnished with built-in closets, tile flooring, and high-speed fiber Wi-Fi and are equipped with all of the necessary appliances including a refrigerator/freezer, electric range, microwave, and washer/dryer.
Wherever you’ve travelled from in the world, you can truly rest and recharge at Marina Flamingo, making use of the housekeeping and concierge services on offer. As the newest marina in Costa Rica, the quality of Marina Flamingo’s accommodation is continually being taken to the next level, with access to private parking, the King Fisher Lounge, a resident rooftop bar, and a fitness bar in the pipeline. As your own world-class marina front destination to call home, guests can enjoy the best of luxury living, soaking up panoramic ocean or cityscape views from their own private terrace. Flexible to the needs of their guests, the fully furnished Marina Flamingo villas are currently available for 3-, 6-, or 12- month leases, making them ideal for superyacht crew looking to find the ideal base for exploration, adventure — and a bit of well-deserved luxury.
For more information about Marina Flamingo and the current rates on offer, visit the website.