Discover the Americas’ Newly Trending Superyacht Hotspot: Marina Bahia Golfito in Costa Rica

08 Apr 2024

Stunning, protected rainforests and beaches.

The ultimate hub for superyacht charter.

Where new real estate oozes luxury and simplicity.

Lush rainforest, spectacular beaches, incredible wildlife, a feeling of serenity – there are few places left in the world to rival the sense of discovery and beauty of Marina Bahia Golfito in Costa Rica.

This highly sought-after superyacht destination, one of the latest additions to the IGY Marinas portfolio, is ideally located in one of the most beautiful and vibrant regions in Costa Rica – Golfito Bay.

A gulf within a gulf, Golfito Bay is a pristine landscape framed by two national parks and home to some of the richest biodiversity in the world.

Tucked away in the calm waters at the top of the bay, Marina Bahia Golfito is a state-of-the-art marina and waterfront hotel surrounded by idyllic beaches and pristine forests.

Perfect for Nature Lovers and Adventurers

Dropping anchor here provides an opportunity to unwind in the beautiful, well-serviced marina or escape into the wilderness. Try your hand at big-game angling and surfing, explore pristine rainforests teaming with wildlife and immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s natural treasures.

Snorkel and dive off Caño Island and experience amazing visibility viewing sharks, mantra rays and turtles. Hike in the Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula and see scarlet macaws, squirrel monkeys and jaguars. Explore the nature trails, waterfalls and beaches of Piedras Blancas National Park in Golfo Dulce, or ride the thrilling surf at Playa Pavones.

Ideal for Owners and Charterers

As well as the extraordinary natural beauty of the region, a big factor behind Marina Bahia Golfito’s appeal is yacht charter. Changes to Costa Rica law have provided new opportunities for foreign-flagged yachts to charter in its waters.

Marina Bahia Golfito is now a premier location to use as a charter hub. IGY’s team can assist with staging for your charters, providing guidance to obtain charter licensing and all aspects of charter operations.

The marina itself boasts 54-slips, thirteen of which can accommodate superyachts up to 107 metres with maximum drafts up to 9 metres. Facilities include the fastest fuel dock in Central America, dispensing up to 210 gallons per minute, plus Seaflex technology mooring, the Marina Village with shops, restaurants and services, a helipad, a protected basin, concierge services, 24-hour dock security and a tour desk.

Easily accessible, the marina is just five minutes’ drive from the nearest airstrip, with 45-minute flights to San José.



A Window to Exclusive New Developments

Given it’s natural attractions, Golfito Bay is attracting a new wave of exciting luxury and sustainable developments, carefully integrated into the stunning environments, enticing investors and adding a new buzz to the region. A new branded hotel, exclusive waterfront condos and tropical luxury villas are scheduled for completion by mid 2026.

Such developments are providing access to untouched stretches of Pacific coastline and sought-after beaches, where luxury facilities meet authentic beach communities.

Dropping anchor in Marina Bahia Golfito isn’t just a taste of the ‘pura vida’ the region is famous for, but to experience wild and wonderful environments, and a new world of possibilities.

For more information please visit Marina Bahia Golfito.