These pictures give you a rough overview of the beauty of the country, and the possibilities at Casa Maria to experience it from very close.



Automeris metzli, a nocturnal guest at Casa Maria.


Caterpillar of Automeris metzli.




Gamelia rubriluna, another nocturnal guest.


Boa caninus a harmless boa of the rainforest.




Orchid in the garden. (Psychopsis papilio)


A lizard in the vicinity of Casa Maria.(Tretioscincus bifasciatus kugleri)




Caribbean Islands, 1 1/2 hours by car from Maria.


Lonely beaches can be visited on a day-trip..




How many butterflies are here ?


A tiny jewel in the garden (size: 20 mm).