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Mariposas de Mindo, Mindo
(4.1/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Located in a cloud forest, Mariposas de Mindo is an attractively designed and well-maintained butterfly garden offering a rewarding visit for those interested in the natural world, photography, and simple relaxation. Take a short introductory talk with one of the knowledgeable staff members before enjoying free time in the butterfly enclosure, where you can let colorful critters land on your hands and arms and take photos of their intricately patterned wings. The hummingbirds feeding at the entrance to the gardens add to the paradisal feel of this hillside retreat, which offers a range of refreshments and sit-down meals at the onsite restaurant. Put Mariposas de Mindo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Mindo travel itinerary planner.
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  • Was an excellent experience entering the butterfly, not I had interested the butterflies before the truth but entering aroused my curiosity as to the life of these beings! They are really beautiful and we could see several species of butterflies that live in Mindo! A new great experience!
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  • Very nice but I would prefer to be more large. Hopefully with the renovations are more interesting.
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  • Just a short drive from downtown Mindo - this mariposario is well worth the trip! Hundreds of butterflies of different species available for view with different phases of the lifecycle present for you...  more »