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Mariposas de Mindo, Mindo

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 400+ 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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  • Lots of butterflies, but mostly of a few species and not much to assist visitors in knowing which is which or what they're seeing. I don't want to be negative about what is probably a family run opera...  read more »
  • It is a well preserved place where you can learn about the life cycle of these wonderful creations of nature. You'll be able to learn about its birth, growth, and end. The facilities are well maintained and have staff who offer information about it. If you go to Mindo worth a visit (Oh by the way, best visiting hours are mornings). Of course has a negative sign: in a way, is a giant prison of butterflies...!
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  • The idea is very nice, insects are beautiful but place is very small and from my point of view could better to show the butterflies in a more "natural" environment considering the circumstances. Have ...  read more »
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