CASA MARIPOSA GUESTHOUSE AND HOSTEL
50 Meters From The Many Trails Of Chirripó National Park And Closest To Cloudbridge Reserve!
"There is a lot more to San Gerardo than just Chirripo...Click here for more info!"
Comfortable Lodging with Reasonable Rates at the Trailhead to Chirripó National Park!
"ONE OF THE BEST THINGS ABOUT CASA MARIPOSA IS
YOU FEEL LIKE YOU ARE AT HOME THE MOMENT YOU ARRIVE" Guillame, Quebec
Casa Mariposa Hostel & Guesthouse is a tranquil, rustic mountain lodge
located 50 meters from the Chirripó National Park Trailhead
near the entrance to CloudbridgeReserve.
Casa Mariposa caters to an international clientel and is the only hostel-style lodging in San Gerardo, providing a homey, fully equipped kitchen for guest use. Complimentary local coffee, tea, milk, sugar, cooking oil and spices are provided.
You have your choice of private rooms with queen bed (orthopedic mattresses, 100% cotton sheets and down comforters), or the unique dormitory which is built right into the granite hillside of Costa Rica´s highest mountain.
Shared restrooms are spotless and provide on-demand electric
and solar heated showers.
A large private tub is available for a hot soak after your climb.
The common living area offers a book trade library,
birding and naturalist reference guides, local/national travel guides,
games, phone and internet access.
The Casa´s garden trails meander up the hillside to our Mirador Puerta Azul with hammocks & views of the dramatic Talamanca mountain range
overlooking the San Gerardo Valley.
Rainforest paths lead past the orchid garden and down to creek-side
sitting areas at Mariposa and Hidden Falls, continuing onward through
the jungle to the rushing Chirripó River.
An interactive bird and wildlife sighting list is frequently updated on our wildlife page
Casa Mariposa provides parking, travel services, park reservation advice, and luggage storage as well as laundry service, high quality sleeping bag rental, and free hat/glove/longjohn loans (that mountain is cold!).
We look forward to seeing you!