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La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

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Reviewed 31 March 2015

When I travel I like to seek out and support places that not only provide an enjoyable visit but also have a positive impact on their surrounding ecosystems - my vision of an ecolodge. I have visited La Mariposa on several occasions and have reviewed...More

1  Thank Philip C
Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 5 May 2015

Well you know we woudl not be doing half of the wrok we currently do to protect the habitat for birds, bugs and animals without your consistent help, advice and support. You have become a real friend to us and I am very grateful for...More

Reviewed 25 March 2015

I had very high expectations of La Mariposa - the eco-hotel, the food, the classes, the community projects, etc. And, every single one of them was exceeded. I stayed at the eco-hotel - the classes + activities package. The staff is wonderful - they and...More

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Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 5 May 2015

Gracias por el comentario tan amable!! It was great to meet you and I love staying in touch. Really looking forward to you coming back and working with you on the group study curriculum. Ismael and his family are looking forward to having you back...More

Reviewed 22 March 2015

La Mariposa was a really top experience for me, stayed for a month in total. I arrived in early December 2014 and was immediately set up with a lovely host family, introduced to a whole stack of cool people and was thrown into some one-on-one...More

1  Thank LouisBB
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I read the homepag and thought, that sounds so awesome, it must be somwhat disappointing in reality. But then I was surprised that it was really actually awesome! Besides the tons of projects La Mariposa launches around its community (you should check out reforestation!) the...More

1  Thank Senana B
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I stayed for 13 days at Mariposa and couldn't have been more satisfied. The teachers were excellent, my room at the eco lodge, surrounded by a beautiful garden, was spacious and very comfortable, the vegetarian food was really delicious and I enjoyed all the activities....More

1  Thank elizgarrett
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HHinMexico
9 November 2016|
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Response from paulettelamariposa | Property representative |
Dear Christine This is Paulette, the director of La Mariposa. It is important to be clear what we are talking about! Chagas does not exist here nor has there been a case of malaria for 15 years. La Concha, population over... More
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fromquebec
13 February 2016|
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Response from Marc A |
Hi Teri, Paulette doesn't do the day-to-day administration of booking, she has a team of people doing that for her. They can be reached at lamariposaspanishschool06@gmail . com Enjoy!
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"Rooms in the main hotel are quieter than the cabins"
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"I recommend a homestay for serious Spanish students who want an immersion in the language and culture."
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"If you are a school group, consider El Piscacho Study Centre! It is a fully enclosed and safe..."
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"Read the La Mariposa website carefully when selecting a place to stay. There are three main options."
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