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My name is Patrick A. Budin. I am a 66 year old retired United States Navy Commander 0-5. I spent 31 years service in United States Navy traveling and living abroad. I have chosen Costa Rica to be my final home. I have been coming to Costa Rica since...

Patrick A. Budin – Commander United States Navy, Retired

Just closed on our Surfside Towers Condo in Playa Potrero. Thanks to Melanie Engels of Flamingo Beach Realty for bringing us to, and leading us through the buying process. Can’t wait to enjoy, and have others enjoy this gem! If you’re looking ...

Randy and Diane Niemczyk

Melanie helped us with two transactions and was very pro-active with both. She went the extra mile to find the right property that met our needs. It happened to be under construction which made it more complicated, but she helped us through what a...

Greg Salley

Melanie was such an asset during our “from a distance” home purchase – She was honest and forthright and enabled us to purchase a beautiful 3 bedroom 3 1/2 bath home in our desired neighborhood ALL BY VIDEO! yes, by zoom and video she handled a...

Michael Diaz

We are extremely grateful and feel very blessed to have Melanie in our lives. While that may seem to be a strong statement to use for your real estate agent, you will understand our feelings once you get a chance to meet and work with Melanie and her...

Katee Gebo

After a 6 month search with no luck in finding a long term rental home for my family, a friend recommended I call Melanie Engel. I sent a text her way, and within minutes, she called me, and had me scheduled to look at 3 homes. She was very know...

Sarah & Jason Gross

Gaynor and I just want to thank you so much for working so hard to find a rental for us. We have dealt with many realtors in the past and you surpass them all, especially with your level of customer service, and the fact that you get back to your cli...

Bruce and Gaynor Nilsson

Dealing with Melanie Engel from Flamingo Beach Realty has been an overall delight! We first discovered Melanie when we Googled realty companies in Costa Rica’s Gold Coast. Flamingo Beach Realty’s website stood out from the competition with its ex...

Cheryl Proctor

Melanie is an outstanding realtor. She knows the market and the business like no other. Additionally, she is responsive and an excellent communicator, often answering questions I have asked about properties within minutes of my request. I have purc...

Bryan Radabaugh

I started working with Melanie Engel at Flamingo Beach Realty because I found their website very easy to use. I liked the way the section on Condos for Sale could sort by location, neighborhood, and price. After I downloaded a brochure on the listing...

Janna Forsgren

From The Blog

From The Blog
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Are you planning a trip to Guanacaste, Costa Rica? If so, you should definitely consider visiting during the dry season which typically runs from December to April. During this season, it offers the best weather and optimal conditions for exploring all that this region has to offer. With its stunning beaches, diverse wildlife, and outdoor
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As an expat living in the beautiful province of Guanacaste Costa Rica, you have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local community and contribute positively to society through volunteering. Volunteering in Costa Rica can open you up to new friendships and a life-long connection to the country. Volunteering not only allows you to
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Costa Rica's beach houses offer a perfect mix of luxury, relaxation, and natural beauty along its stunning coast. Picture waking up to the sound of waves, enjoying ocean views from your terrace, and spending sunny days on pristine beaches. Costa Rica's beach houses cater to all preferences, from cozy bungalows in tropical gardens to expansive
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Tamarindo is a vibrant beach town that has captured the hearts of travelers from around the world. With its golden sandy beaches, lush tropical landscapes, and a laid-back pura vida lifestyle, it's no wonder that many visitors find themselves longing to extend their stay. If you're considering a long-term rental in Tamarindo, you're in for
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When buying a home in Costa Rica, there are several important factors to consider. Here are five key things you should take into account when making the decision to relocate to Costa Rica: Location: The location of the property is crucial. Consider factors such as proximity to amenities, schools, healthcare facilities, shopping centers and recreational
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Why Costa Rica

Why Costa Rica

Living in Costa Rica gives you the perfect blend of natural beauty, a relaxed lifestyle and a sustainable environment. Its beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife and healthy way of life deliver limitless benefits to retirees, nomads and families.

Investing in Costa Rica property means a more stable property market, virtually endless opportunities and a dream vacation home in the land of Pura Vida.

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Work With Melanie

Work With Melanie

There is no place on earth quite like Costa Rica and owning property here will fulfill dreams of a lifetime. Meet Melanie Engel who brings over 30 years of business experience to the Costa Rican real estate market. Melanie relocated to Playa Flamingo in 2014 from Canada with her family and quickly became one of the leaders in the area, specializing in the beach communities along the Gold Coast of Guanacaste.

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