Around the majestic Arenal Volcano spotting wildlife and nature
A delicious casado with sweet plantains and a fresh, garlicky fish filet
Fresh fruit juice on Playa Blanca
The Borinquen resort, right near the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park and hot springs
Vladi feels proud to say that he’s been able to work doing the things he loves. His career began in fitness, working as a personal trainer and swimming coach for seven years. Eventually he found his calling guiding naturalist and adventure tours. One of his favorite jobs was as the sole qualified naturalist tour guide in an eco-lodge on Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce, one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.
While working on the Golfo Dulce, Vladi developed another passion: snakes. He’s been learning a lot about them and enjoys showing people how fascinating (not scary) they can be. Vladi has always been very active, and has been cycling since his teenager years spent riding “trials.” Today, he is both a mountain biker and road cyclist. He looks forward to welcoming you to his country and proudly sharing its unsurpassed scenery and biodiversity.