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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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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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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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