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PEOPLE OF PAPAGAYO

The Team Goes The Distance

Meet a few of the people who bring the peninsula to life. Each shares a passion for helping our community connect and grow through tailored adventure-driven experiences celebrating local culture and the natural world. Known for their creativity and innovation, these explorers extraordinaire continually find new ways to delight in unexpected discoveries.

Meet the Team

Gabriel Chac贸n

PRO BIKE GUIDE

Birthplace:

San Jose, Costa Rica


Domain:

Remote mountain bike trails in Costa Rica


Claim to fame:

Climbing Chirrip贸 Peak 12 times


Magic power:

Teaching mountain bike skills


Fun fact:

Everything important in my life happened in a bike shop


Epic moment:

Coastal riding in a tropical dry forest


Favorite spot in Guanacaste:

Rinc贸n de la Vieja volcano


Motto:

Keep pedalling


Team Member Spotlight

Francesca Poddie

DIRECTOR, MEMBER SERVICES

Miguel S谩nchez

GENERAL MANAGER
PAPAGAYO EXPLORERS

Ersel Aguilar Villalobos

OPERATIONS MANAGER
PAPAGAYO EXPLORERS

Alex Tetzner

GENERAL MANAGER
CLUBHOUSE AT PRIETA BEACH