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Surf Charter Business For Sale

Playas del Coco, Guanacaste
Asking Price:
$255,643 (USD) Furniture / Fixtures included
Sales Revenue:
$100K - $250K (USD)
Cash Flow:
$50K - $100K (USD)

Business based out of Playa Del Coco in the northern Pacific region of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 30 minutes from Liberia International Airport. We are also 1 hour from the famous surf town Tamarindo.

Our surf charters focus on the remote breaks of Northwest Costa Rica including Witch’s Rock & Ollie’s Point and Southern Pacific Nicaragua. Our fishing charters will take you to the best fishing ares in Guanacaste. Our day charters will take you to secluded beaches and snorkeling destinations only accessible by boat, where you may see giant manta rays, huge schools of fish, octopus, eels and more of the diverse marine life that Costa Rica has to offer. Sit back and cruise the coast with schools of dolphins playing in the bow wake and come evening, take in the beautiful sunset.

Custom liveaboard charters are our specialty; we can customize any charter to meet your needs. We offer exclusive surf trips and additional services to make the most of your vacation. Our trips are all inclusive; from food and drinks to National Park passes and fees we take care of your every need.

Property information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included


The Guanacaste region’s Pacific coast is experiencing strong growth in tourism, foreign residents, foreign investment and commercial development. A key support to this growth has been the building and continued expansion of Costa Rica’s Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR), located about 20 minutes from the Guanacaste coastline. During the first four months of this year, the airport’s air traffic increased 30.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to information released by Coriport, the airport’s manager. Currently, the airport is a home for such names as Alaska Airlines, Southwest, United Airlines, British Airways and the British vacation charter airline Thomson. All have served LIR this year and made possible the increase of air traffic to Costa Rica by 8 percent. The increasing number of tourists swelled by 9 % in 2015, a key contributor to the national GDP growth of 2.8 %.

The Papagayo and Playas del Coco areas of Guanacaste have seen consistent growth in real estate values and tourism of about 20% per year for the last five years. The region is expected to see this same kind of growth over the next five years as hundreds of millions of dollars will continue to be invested in the region. Playas del Coco is becoming a foreigner’s paradise, offering extraordinary vacations and a lifestyle enriched by bio-diversity, tropical weather and easy access. The increasing tourist demand and growing real estate boom have brought a much needed attention to the rising demand for lodging, limited selection of quality restaurants, the quality of service delivery in the leisure services industry. There are no rooftop bars located at the beach, and there are no beach resorts in Playas Del Coco.

Playas del Coco is the closest beach resort area to the Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR).

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Beach Club already through the planning phase, with architectural renderings complete will be the first venue of its type in Playas Del Coco to provide clients with the type and quality of accommodations, amenities, food, atmosphere and activities that drove them to visit Costa Rica in the first place. The accommodations will be modern Balinese style, one bedroom villas with large glass doors that open up directly to the infinity pool. The amenities will offer all the luxuries expected in modern day hotels including full concierge, transportation, daily fresh linens, laundry service, on site restaurant and bar, surf shop, golf cart rentals, baby sitting services and much more. The food will be a unique blend of the favorite dishes experienced around the world influenced by regions such as southern California, South Pacific Asia, New York City and Guanacaste Costa Rica. The club atmosphere will surround the guest with a casual, vibrant beach ambiance where clients feel comfortable lounging by the pool, enjoying cocktails and celebrating their vacation with friends while enjoying the spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. During their stay, they will have access to a host of activities available for daily excursions, including boat parties, half and full day fishing tours, surf trips, snorkeling, volcano tours, waterfalls, repelling, rock climbing, zip lining, ATV tours and nature hikes. Everything will be available through the onsite concierge office .

Competition / Market:

The current competition for surf charters consist of day boats (pangas). There are several companies that offer day charters into the Santa Rosa National Park, however ever, none that offer consistent, reliable, all inclusive overnight excursions to Witch's Rock and Ollie's Point. This is the single entity providing all inclusive surf charters to these two world famous breaks.

Reasons for selling:

As an entrepreneur I'm constantly looking for the next opportunity. I have successfully assisted my business partner in creating a prosperous and growing business and I'm now moving on to pursue other ventures.

Trading hours:

Hours of operation are 24/7 Mon-Sun.

There are two employees a Captain and First Mate.
Years established:
3 years

Other Information

Support & training:

The crew is fully capable of running charters with minimal assistance from the owners. The other part owner can provide lessons on corporate structure, purchasing, and running charters for any prospective buyer.

Owner financing:
Owner financing is available. Please contact the seller for more information.
Financing available:

As a principle owner I would be willing to finance up to 1/2 of the sales prices rate and term to be negotiated prior to a contracted sale.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
$283,058 (USD) - included in the asking price
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This business can be run from home.

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