The Mariposa Bed and Breakfast offers a charming but budget-friendly lodging option in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Guests will feel welcome and at home as the lodge is owned by a local Costa Rican family that us eager to share their small lodge with you. Lodge amenities include tropical gardens, parking lot, and WiFi in some areas.
The Monteverde region is one of the most famous cloud forests in the world, the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. This is a biological wonder and home to countless rare, endangered, or endemic species. Many visitors to Monteverde come for the amazing birdwatching opportunities, including the possibility of catching a glimpse of the beautiful resplendent quetzal or listening to the amazing sounds of bellbirds in the forest. The best places for birdwatching include the aforementioned cloud forest reserve or the Curi Cancha Reserve which is emerging as a favorite among birders. Other ecotourists come for the amazing canopy tours that Monteverde is famous for. The canopy zipline adventure is a thrilling way to soar through the jungle canopy via wheel and harness. For a slower pace, take a hike through the forest canopy on one of the amazing hanging bridges tours.
The Mariposa is located within a few minutes drive of either the Curi Cancha or Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. It is also located about 15 minutes drive from Santa Elena town where you can shop for souvenirs or get a bite to eat. You can even walk the nearby unpaved road in search of the beautiful birds and other animals that inhabit this area.
Rooms at the Mariposa Bed and Breakfast are basic but comfortable with views to either the cloud forest or tropical gardens. The Standard Rooms have a coffee maker, safe deposit box, and WiFi. The Two-Bedroom Apartment has a stocked kitchen, living room, balcony, safe box, and WiFi internet.