After years of planning, bidding and construction, Stage 1 of the brand new Flamingo Marina is complete!
The first of two stages being completed, residents can now expect to be seeing more of not only the Costa Rican, but U.S. Coast Guards, as the ribbon cutting ceremony this April marked the beginning of a joint venture between the two countries at the Flamingo Marina.
This Marina will be the only U.S. Coast Guard Station in the Central Pacific region of the Costa Rica coastline, strengthening already longstanding ties between the two countries.
According to Mark Randall, The Palms’ International Director of Real Estate, local ex-pats in the Flamingo area are already welcoming the Coast Guards’ presences.
Plans to replace the previously defunct Flamingo Marina, which was closed in 2004, were finalized in 2007. According to an article from the Tico Times, the intention of the new marina was always to “service the yachting, sailing and fishing community in the region,” though the public won’t have access for a while longer.
Reportedly, phase two of the marina project will include private slips open to the public to buy and a 50 meter public dock and boat launch, which is amazing news for our guests who operate their own private sea vessels.