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San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 January 2012

This place was something special, from the private pool outside your bedroom door to the open ceiling bathroom it was a cool place. It is a secluded location but you can walk to the highway and walk across the street to a sit down restaurant and just down the street from the restaurant is a taco place that had the...

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Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 26 January 2012

My husband and I stayed in Suite #2 while my brother and his wife stayed in Suite #3. The rooms provided privacy along with space for being together for our visit. The thoughtfulness evident in the many small details make this place extra special. The rooms were unique, tastefully decorated, spacious and very clean. The grounds were chock full of...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Wow. We were so touched by your review of our little oasis in the Mayan jungle. We hope you come back soon.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Wow! I was expecting this to be a very special property/experience after ready the reviews, checking out the video and 'chatting' with the owners Mari and Luis but I can stay I was still blown away by the property and the attention to all the minute details (like individual ready lights with dimmers above your pillows/screens built into the doors...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the outstanding review. We loved meeting you and your friends even though the stay was not near long enough. We are glad that you mentioned the choices of places to eat near by in Macario Gomez and the great shopping near by. We think the best shopping in the Riviera Maya is right here along the...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Whether you seek solitude or activity, sun or shade, a bike ride or even a swim in your own, little cenote, La Selva Mariposa has it all. We came seeking rest, after a busy month of travel. Immediately, we felt at home. Not only did Lou and Mari greet us with smiles as if we were old friends, but they...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2012

This is a charming and exceptionally well run B&B. The rooms are very clean, artistically decorated and there is great attention to detail. They have provided whatever you need to explore the jungle, beach , ruins and more ....even a " carry all" bag. The B&B is well located for exploring the area and to access the beautiful, uncrowded Tulum...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to La Selva Mariposa. We are hoping you will come back again, and bring your family next time. It was a pleasure to serve such a delightful couple. Sharing our stories was the best part.

Göteborg, Sweden
Reviewed 23 January 2012

This is probably the most beautiful place we have ever stayed in. So nice and the breakfasts are lovely. I quess it is best for couples, but we had our 3 year old with us and it worked fine.

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. Meeting you and your 3 year old daughter was a great experience for us as well as our other guests. She was so well behaved and just a little ray of sunshine. Do come back.

Reviewed 22 January 2012

Mari was a wealth of information on where we should go based on our interests, which for me was anything on or near the water. We stayed in the deluxe suite with an open ceiling shower, which I thought was wonderful and never noticed any bugs in the bathroom due to that. Our first night there we did encounter a...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for the effort you made in writing a review about your stay at LSM. Some of your comments are confusing to us. You said the only reason you gave us a 4 was because of the location, so why the lower rating on service and value? Our web site says we are 20 km or 15 min. from Tulum,...

indiana
Reviewed 18 January 2012

My sweeite and I stayed 3 nights at this wonderful place. Each room was unique with privacy, thoughtful design and eclectic design. It's location was terrific. While some folks want a place on the beach, this was good because it was near the beach, but also near the monkey sanctuary, cenotes, and the ruins of Coba. The food is delicious,...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. We will do the airport pick up and drop off ONLY if you stay for at least 5 nights and rent our CRV Honda. We are continually making improvements and creating little nooks and corners to relax in, so staying more than a few nights is necessary to get a real feel for what we...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 December 2011

We were so happy with our decision to stay here! Lou and Moe are wonderful hosts, and they have created such a beautiful, tranquil place. It was so inspiring to hear their story and see all that they have done. What we loved: - The delicious, hearty breakfasts every morning. It is such a luxury to be able to eat...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

We will be waiting for your return. Sometimes being a little removed from the crowds of Playa, Cancun and Tulum can be well worth the 20 minute drive to the coast.

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 16 December 2011

We went for our anniversary and we can surely say that it was the perfect place to stay! Moe and Lou are wonderful hosts and they have created a piece of heaven to share! The rooms are beautiful and full of details. Perfectly clean and cozy. The breakfasts are AMAZING and you can feel the love they add in each...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Selva Mariposa is an intimate B&B situated only 15 min. By car from the shores of Tulum's gleaming waters of the Caribbean and less than 30 minutes from many Mayan ruins and cenotes. Our three beautifully decorated air-conditioned rooms and one luxury suite with decks, cascading waterfalls, cenote style plunge pools, heated roof top jacuzzi, illuminated jungle paths and gourmet breakfast will leave you feeling that you have arrived in paradise. Each golden day of your vacation will simply blend into the next. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Selva Mariposa

Address: km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $177 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum
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“we had Suite 4 - it was awesome, but they all looked incredible (can't wait to go back and stay in the newly constructed Suites 5 and 6!).”
 of 5 bubbles globalreview2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They have 4 very nice suites and they will have two more!”
 of 5 bubbles mbruggerparkman, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great! You can't go wrong with any room!”
 of 5 bubbles juliemF9205XV, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One of our favorite parts of staying here was the outdoor shower. We were in room 3.”
  • The outdoor shower was the best!
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 of 5 bubbles KatherineS38, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Love #3 with outdoor shower”
 of 5 bubbles tigaroze, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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