One of the first Costa Rican beaches to receive international attention, Playa Flamingo (or Playa Blanca as it’s often called for its pristine white sand) is among the most beautiful you’ll find anywhere. As a result it’s attracted some of the country’s most lavish and exclusive developments.
With no actual village center, activities in Flamingo Beach are limited to water sports and a few other tourist offerings like restaurants. For shopping, nightlife, etc. there’s the town of Brasilito nearby.
What it lacks in commerce, Playa Flamingo recoups in natural surroundings. There are abundant mangroves, incredible bay views, and the nearby Marino Las Baulas National Park, which is home to a number of birds, monkeys, crocodiles, and the endangered Leatherback Turtle.
With 2 nearby airports and paved roads, Playa Flamingo is easily accessible by land or air.
The graph above shows the total inventory of properties in each category, as well as the number of listings that total represents.
Here you can see the median price for various types of property in Playa Flamingo. Keep in mind that this is merely the midpoint of a wide range of properties in each category. However, as you can see, real estate in Playa Flamingo demands a premium that reflects its desirability.
The size of the home does much to drive the price of a single-family home higher or lower. To get an idea of the cost to purchase a home the size you’re seeking, here’s what you can expect to spend per bedroom for homes in Playa Flamingo.
Developers aren’t the only ones with their sights set on Playa Flamingo. There are also plenty of opportunities for expats and investors to purchase lots to use to build their dream home or just hold onto as an investment. Above you can see the median listing price, as well as the price per acre.