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Blue Butterfly Cottage --- Private and Tranquil

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4 reviews
Front Entrance
Front Gate to Property
Side View from Driveway
Cozy and Private Veranda
Front Door/Veranda.
Private, clean and comfortable.
Full Size sleep sofa in living area.
View into kitchen from living area.
Lots of natural light with large windows.
Open Floorplan
Living Area with comfortable seating and sleep sofa.
Eat-in dining area.
Bird's Eye view of living area from loft.
Up to the Loft. Full size (double) bed.
Loft with full size bed (double).
Full Kitchen w/lots of light
Gas Range in Kitchen
Kitchen workspace and shelving
Full Bath.
Full Bath.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Nuevo Arenal, Province of Guanacaste
IMPORTANT UPDATE... April 12, 2016, The road to our property has been re-graded so it is easily accessible by all size vehicles. We are excited that the municipality has vastly improved our road.

Gated and Private. Meticulously maintained 65+ acre private retreat with flowers and wildlife too numerous to mention. Over 3 miles of private hiking trails, many leading to fantastic vistas of the surrounding mountains, volcano and lake.

Our Blue Butterfly Cottage is aptly named for the common sighting of the Blue Morpho Butterfly around our property.The Cottage is approximately 500 square feet with a full kitchen, small dining area inside or outside on your private veranda, full bathroom w/shower, full living room and sleeping loft with a full/queen bed and a full size sleep sofa in the living area. The cottage is ideal for 1-4 persons lo...
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About the Owner, Bret F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 4.3 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 2 properties
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Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed December 4, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Lake Placid, Florida
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

The Blue Butterfly IS a lovely place with a pleasant small cabin and tiny sleeping loft suitable for two close friends. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and once inside the gate, you'll enjoy being there. That's the good news. The bad news is that Bret's suggestion that one have a vehicle with 'good ground clearance' is misleading in that what...

Management response:

No doubt Costa Rican roads can be a challenge sometimes. It is most unfortunate when a guest decides to go against the advise of more experienced travelers when renting a vehicle in Costa Rica. GREAT NEWS THOUGH !!! ... THE ROAD TO OUR PROPERTY IS FINALLY UNDERGOING A COMPLETE OVERHAUL... ALTHOUGH WE ANTICIPATE IT WILL TAKE A FEW MONTHS FOR...


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Ear Falls, Canada
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Reviewed March 7, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

We spent a total of 4 weeks in Costa Rica.....one of those weeks at the "Butterfly Cottage". The property was relatively easy to find, as the property manager Henry showed us the way! We enjoyed many features of the property.....The solitude, the howler monkeys, the toucans, the ducks, the fruits we were able to pick, the flowers and of course...

Management response:

Thank you and you are welcome back any time. Our Main House can accommodate the whole family so please bring them too... We are glad you enjoyed our Blue Butterfly...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
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About the neighborhood
2.5km (1.5 miles) outside the town of Nuevo Arenal overlooking the majestic Lake Arenal and the surrounding mountains.

Our property is host to endangered wildlife and exotic flora and fauna (close to 200 different species of orchids). Beautiful, private, gated and tranquil; perfect for explorers, adventure seekers, artists, authors and more.. extensive hiking trails throughout the property and approximately 20 acres of virgin forest.

Close to adventure activities, shopping, dining and everything you need for a true Costa Rican experience yet private and quiet, peaceful and serene.
Car not needed
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby.
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