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Owner and reservation manager Jolanda Hess was born in Switzerland. Her spirit of adventure and her interest in nature brought her to Costa Rica and Drake Bay over 20 years ago. After living at the lodge for 17 years, Jolanda moved to the city in 2008 due to her son’s education.

She works out of here home office and travels for work to the lodge at least once or twice every month.

Owner and host David Argüello was born in San José, Costa Rica. He discovered the Drake Bay area in the middle of the seventies checking out a new surf location with a friend. David is also an excellent all-rounder and boat driver.

He lives and works at the lodge most time of the year.

José Huertas

Resident Guide

Angela Montano

Cook

Giovanny Mendoza

Maintenance

Lisbeth Alemán

Cook

Isaac Baltodano

Boat Driver

José Huertas - Resident Guide Angela Montano - Cook Giovanny Mendoza - Maintenance Lisbeth Alemán - Cook Isaac Baltodano - Boat Driver
The Team