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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

Miguel Sánchez

GENERAL MANAGER, PAPAGAYO EXPLORERS

Birthplace:

Barcelona, Spain


Domain:

Under the sea


Claim to fame:

Scuba diver, videographer, dive instructor, global traveler with a taste for the extreme


Magic power:

Creating outrageous excursions few people ever experience


Epic moment:

Once caught a silky shark by the caudal fin with his bare hands while scuba diving


Favorite Guanacaste spot:

Nacascolito Beach in the afternoon


Motto:

Life’s about enjoying the ride


Team Member Spotlight

Francesca Poddie

DIRECTOR, MEMBER SERVICES

Alex Tetzner

GENERAL MANAGER
CLUBHOUSE AT PRIETA BEACH

Ersel Aguilar Villalobos

OPERATIONS MANAGER
PAPAGAYO EXPLORERS

Gabriel Chacón

PRO BIKE GUIDE
PAPAGAYO EXPLORERS

Tyler Correll

Residential Advisor
REALTY GROUP