About Us

Pasión Costa Rica's founders and familyThank you for taking the time to get to know us!

Pasión Costa Rica is an operator of naturalist guided tours in Monteverde, Costa Rica.  We began in 2012.  We are a team of two: Marcos, our naturalist guide, and Susu, our reservation manager.

Marcos has been guiding for almost 20 years.  Over the past several years, Susu worked for travel agencies and tour operators on and off, including a year at James Travelpoints based in Boulder, Colorado, and a year or so at Desafio Monteverde, in Monteverde, Costa Rica.  Susu also arranges travel packages for referrals.

It seemed only natural, then, for Susu and Marcos to start working more closely together, and in 2012 Pasión Costa Rica was born.

We truly believe that if you have a good experience in Monteverde, you will have a better experience overall in Costa Rica.  So we work to provide you with Monteverde cloud forest tours and other tours within the context of the rest of your trip.  This means we like to ask you things like where you’ll be in Costa Rica before coming to Monteverde, how long you’ll be here, your next destination after Monteverde, your group dynamics (family trip, friends traveling together, young/older children, interests, etc…), and anything else that will help us do our best.

We can also help you organize your transport and other tours in Costa Rica.  Just ask us!

When Susu and Marcos aren’t doing Pasión Costa Rica work, you’ll find us enjoying our two young daughters.  Oh yes, and you might find Susu teaching Zumba, or Marcos playing soccer.