Costa Rica is quickly becoming a beach getaway hot spot. While its picturesque beaches and lush jungles have attracted visitors for years, the Central American country is experiencing a boom in interest lately. In fact, the luxury resort community of Peninsula Papagayo just revealed two new enclaves with homes by architect Antoine Predock. But now, boating lovers will be itching to go to the country as it just announced that they are opening to international superyacht operations.
The Costa Rica Legislative Assembly (Congress) recently had a landmark vote of 47-0 that would reform existing marina laws to make it possible for international large yacht operations. It was the world’s leading full-service yachting company, Fraser Yachts, that collaborated with the Costa Rica Marina association to reach this historic reform.
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So, what does it all mean? For the first time, international luxury charters and superyachts over 79 feet will be able to explore the 800 miles of Costa Rican coastline with marina facilities in Papagayo, Herradura, Quepos, and Golfito, and more…