Butterfly Bungalows
Comfortable bungalow suites in El Castillo - Arenal, Costa Rica

The Butterfly Bungalows are located just 30 minutes from La Fortuna in the village of El Castillo, about three hours from the San Jose airport.  These beautiful bungalows are nestled on a hilltop ridge in the western shadow of the Arenal Volcano overlooking lake Arenal and the Aguas Gatas river valley.

Brew a pot of fresh locally grown Costa Rican Café, and step out onto the large deck area to enjoy the beautiful views of the Volcano with it’s spectacular lava show, or marvel at the lake and the view looking up the river valley toward the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.   Relax in one of the chairs or hammocks provided, or perhaps stroll around the gardens while enjoying the birds playing in the fresh morning air.

This unique adventure vacation setting offers serenity, with all the comforts you want.   The area surrounding El Castillo village is serene, and has beautiful horse pastures, a whitewater river, various protected reserves of primary rainforest, like the Children's Eternal Rainforest which offers endless hiking trails and birding opportunities.

Our comfortable Bungalows have direct views of the Arenal Volcano from each bedroom, and you will be within walking distance of the Mini Market, 4 restaurants, the Lake, Butterfly Conservatory, Serpentario, Swimming in the Aguas Gatas river, and many other Eco Cool things to experience and learn from while in El Castillo.