Our Agents - The Best in Costa Rica

The Re/Max Ocean Surf and Sun Team

Our Re/Max Ocean Surf and Sun agents are truly the best in Costa Rica.  We have assembled a team of professionals that can help you with every step of the purchase process.  Our team of agents belongs to the two most important real estate boards in Costa Rica - CCBR (Costa Rican Real Estate Board) and CRGAR (Guanacaste Real Estate Board).

All our agents live in the Tamarindo area and own property themselves, so are committed to Costa Rica, the local community, and their clients.  We look forward to working with you! 

Courtney Borquet, Broker/Owner

Courtney is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Ocean Surf and Sun in the Tamarindo office. Her educational background is in international business. Courtney relocated to Costa Rica more than fifteen years ago from North Carolina, and has served for serveral terms as the President of Guanacaste Real Estate board.  She also belongs to CRGAR, and is a multiple RE/MAX award winner. Courtney speaks English and Spanish.

Contact Courtney:
(506) 8369-5107

Isabelle Emond, Broker/Owner - Martin Seguin, Broker's Assistant

Isabelle is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Ocean Surf and Sun in the Tamarindo office. She relocated to the area from Canada a couple of years ago, where she had owned a construction company that specialized in high-end residences for more than 12 years. She also belongs to CRGAR and NAR, and work in team with her husband Martin Seguin. They both speaks French and English.

Contact Isabelle and Martin:
(506) 8310-7117 ~ (506) 8310-7197 ~ 1-800-240-5916

Chris Simmons, Agent - Lisa Simmons, Agent

Chris is the founder of our networked team of three offices (Re/Max Ocean Surf, Re/Max Tres Amigos and Re/Max Prestige Ocean). Chris is a Canadian Chartered Accountant who has worked in England, USA, and Canada.  His professional experience includes forensic accounting for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and managing criminal law firms in Vancouver. Chris relocated to Costa Rica with his family over 15 years ago. Chris is a Certified International Property Specialist, and is a multiple Re/Max award winner including Broker/Owner of the Year. He also belongs to CRGAR, and work in team with her daughter Lisa Simmons. They both speak English and Spanish.

Contact Chris and Lisa:
(506) 8844-2153 ~ (506) 8877-7747


Chris Spears, Agent

Chris is an entrepreneur who founded several sucessful businesses in his home of Kentucky.  Chris relocated to Costa Rica after marrying Elena Guerrero (now our Vacation Coordinator) from Liberia.  Chris speaks fluent Spanish and is committed to working with his clients locate their piece of paradise.  Chris and Elena also volunteer a significant portion of their time to help the local community. Chris speaks English and Spanish.

Contact Chris:
(506) 8892-3809

Stacey Watson, Agent

Stacey has been in Costa Rica for many years. Her experience with building The Monte Perla condos is a big plus! She's very active at Tamarindo Church and volunteer a lot in the community with kids! Stacey speaks English and Spanish.

Contact Stacey:
(506) 8706-7479

Derrick Poelsma, Agent

Derrick, originally from Florida, first came to Costa Rica in 1991 to visit family and to study on their Biological Reserve known as Las Vueltas High Land Retreat . Years later after graduating with a degree in Marketing & Graphic Design, Derrick decided to spend some time down in Costa Rica traveling and studying Spanish.  After a very short time he fell in love with Costa Rica, its peaceful, friendly culture and the Pura Vida life style. He decided not to return to the US and started a business; he founded XSF Design, a graphic design and multimedia marketing firm that held numerous marketing contracts with big known clients. In 2007, Derrick decided to relocate to the north Pacific Gold Coast of Guanacaste, and now lives in Tamarindo. He dedicates endless efforts to ensure the highest quality of service for all his clients. Derrick speaks English and Spanish.

Contact Derrick:
(506) 8316-7586

Alejandro Amador, Agent

Alejandro is a Native Costa Rican, has lived in the area for over 15 years and is well known in the community, knows a lot of people and his charisma and experience in real estate makes people confident. He is a family man, an avid surfer and an Industrial Engineer graduate. He always followed his passion for developing property and built Las Avellanas villas in Avellanas beach in 2005. He also worked for 7 years doing sales and property management of a big condominium complex outside of Tamarindo before joining the RE/MAX team in 2015. He can assist you in your investment in English, Spanish and Italian.
Contact Alejandro:
(506) 8848-5241

Estela Reyes, Agent

Estela Reyes is a Native Costarican, born in the Caribbean side of the country and moved to the Pacific over 15 years ago. She has many years of experience in property management, concierge services and marketing. She attended business school in Costa Rica and also some additional education at Cornell University NY. Her Passion is to help people making the right decision when moving or visiting Costa Rica. She is very proud of her culture and hopes to show more of the Costarican rich culture. Estela speaks English and Spanish.
Contact Estela:
(506) 8848-5241

Romain Wasier, Agent

Romain moved from France in 2007 to live the Pura Vida life in Costa Rica. He has been working in sales and restaurants for many years, and owns the famous and successful Wok'n'Roll restaurant in Tamarindo. His experience in living the Costa Rican life for the last years is definitely a big plus for the clients that are looking to invest or to move here. Romain speaks French, English, Spanish and call help in German as well.

Contact Romain:
(506) 8844-4335

Melanie Engel, Agent

Melanie is an entrepreneur at heart with exceptional customer service being the key to her success. She has a passion for building relationships and helping people achieve their dreams.  For over 25 years she has founded several successful businesses back in the friendly, but freezing Manitoba, Canada.  She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration.  Back in 2014, her husband Michael and their 4 children embarked on what they thought was a 5-month mission trip to Central America and they have never looked back.  They fell in love with Costa Rica!  She now lives in her dream home that she built that overlooks the famous Flamingo beach and the soon-to-be Flamingo marina.  She serves on the board of Beach Community Church and can be found volunteering in the area or playing with her dogs and family on the beach.

Contact Melanie:
(506) 8402-2795

Jeanne Cordes, Broker's assistant

Jeanne has been in town for many years. She was a very well know and successful broker in South Carolina before retiring in Costa Rica. You have good chances to find her looking at the sunset in town with her friends! she's helping us to connect with the potential sellers in town!

Contact Jeanne:
(506) 8363-0935

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