About Us


about-us-bill-nancy Owners: Bill and Nancy Ripley – Nancy and Bill moved to Tamarindo from Isle of Palms, South Carolina. They have been married for 35 years with two children, Corinne and Christopher and three amazing grand children.
Favorite Pastime: Surfing, bike riding and visiting different beaches.
 about-us-patricia Patricia Calvo – Patricia manages all accounting for Horizon Pacific.Patricia has been with Bill and Nancy from the start. She is originally from the neighboring town Santa Rosa. Patricia is a huge fan of American Sports. Her favorite sport is typically dictated by which league has the cutest players.
Favorite Beach: San Pedrillo in Corcovado National Park
 about-us-kattia Reservations & Bookings: Kattia Castillo – Kattia wears many hats for Horizon Pacific however her main responsibility is the management of all the reservations.Kattia is originally from Nicoya. Like Patricia she’s been with Bill and Nancy from the beginning. On her days off she likes to spend time with her son.
Favorite Beaches: Carrillo & Puerto Viejo
 about-us-daniella Customer Service: Daniela Calvo – The younger sister of Patricia, Daniela is responsible for all customer service requests related to reservations and property management.Before Horizon Pacific, Daniela worked as teacher at a private school, Atlantic Cottage. Daniela enjoys listening to music, watching movies and TV in her down time.
Favorite Beach: Carrillo
  Marvin Montoya – Marvin has been working for Horizon as head of Grounds and maintenance for the past year and a half. He lives in La Garita with his wife and two children. Before working for Horizon, Marvin worked in the united States doing construction.
Favorite Pastime: Watching Soccer
 about-us-daniella Erika Barrantes Calvo – Erika has worked for Horizon for the last three years as Assistant Manager. She has a bachelor degree in Ecological tourism and masters in Business administration. Erika has 14 years experience working in tourism.
Favorite Pastime: Reading
 about-us-daniella Cecilia Monge S. – Cecilia works for Horizon as head of Housekeeping. She has worked with property management for 8 years. Cecilia is from Escazu and now lives in Playa Potrero.
Favorite Pastime: Listening to music, watching sports and fishing.
 about-us-housekeeping Housekeeping Staff
 about-us-housekeeping Maintenance Staff