What You Need to Know When Visiting Marina Pez Vela

Opened in 2010 to replace the aging pier that was originally constructed to serve the local banana plantations, Marina Pez Vela has evolved into a world-class facility offering everything that boating and fishing enthusiasts need. Visitors will find that the marina has a wide array of services available.

The concrete floating dock system at the marina is capable of accommodating vessels up to 200 feet in length and has a safe operating depth of 14 feet. A wide range of amenities is available to visiting crafts, including potable water, electric, complementary Wi-Fi, a dock box, and free sanitary pump out capability available at each boat slip. Visitors are also able to enjoy 24-hour trash disposal and security. Slips are made available on a daily as well as monthly and annual basis to suit the varying needs of visitors. Additionally, the marina provides a fully-stocked marine store to meet the provisioning needs of visitors.

In planning a stop at the marina, it is important for boat operators to be aware that they will need to complete the clearing process into Costa Rica before they will be allowed to fuel. The marina does provide assistance with the clearing process and works to ensure that visitors are able to make the transition as quickly as possible. Once visitors are cleared, they can take advantage of the fuel dispensers that the marina that offer an output of up to 65 gallons per minute. The fuel dock is open seven days per week from 6am to 6pm. Dock service attendants are also available site during the same hours to assist visitors with fueling, line handling, pump out, mooring, provisioning, dock transport service, and more. Visitors are also encouraged to take advantage of the complementary Wi-Fi offered at each slip along with spacious dock boxes.

While fueling is often a top concern for boaters, the marina has taken steps to ensure that a variety of other convenient services is also available. For instance, the marina offers vessels several different types of amp connections as well as potable water at every slip. In addition, a state-of-the-art sanitary pump out station is also available at each slip. No fee is charged for this service.

Offering an array of services, Marina Pez Vela has become a welcome addition in Quepos, drawing boating and fishing enthusiasts from around the world.

James Drews

Vice President, Sales. Age 43 Prior to co-founding VESTA GROUP, James moved to Costa Rica in 1996 and began his real estate career here by co-founding Dominical Realty. In 2001, the company obtained a Coldwell Banker independent franchise, and three years later partnered with another Coldwell Banker franchise in Costa Rica to become Vesta Group, the Master-Franchise-holder for the entire country. As a member of the Global Association of Realtors and the U.S.-based National Association of Realtors, the Master Franchise has already grown to ten (10) offices throughout the country, with several more currently in process. James is married to a Costa Rican, and proud father of 3 daughters ages 7,10, and 20. James, is well respected among the local and foreign community, and carries high ethical standards, and a hard working family man that seeks to provide his customers with the best level of service possible. James goes out of his way to seek out new frontiers that are ahead of the wave, and specializes in rural and remote farmland, developing land and collecting legacy type of properties. Surfing big waves, fishing, hiking, and travel are favorite pastimes. Daily goal is a new discovery. Approaching 20 years of living in Costa Rica, James knows his territory well, and has much love for his new country and it's people, and will guide you well, and share his resources and local knowle​d​ge with you to make your new venture successful.​ ​