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Playa Selva

Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 8.4 | Apartado Postal 131, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 67 Specialty lodging in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went on our honeymoon in early June 2014. We stayed in Cabana Maya (the A frame bungalow with the 2nd floor ocean view). Playa Selva was perfect in every way. The Cabana was very beautiful and kept perfectly clean by the staff. The ocean is 50 meters from the front door. The constant breeze from the... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We just got home about a week ago from Playa Selva and we have NOTHING but GREAT things to say about it. We were there with our two small children 4.5 years and 18 months. They had an amazing time. We had an amazing time. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained, there are toys for the kids to play... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I stayed at La Duna at Playa Selva with 3 friends. We all had an amazing experience. The bungalows are right on the beach and surrounded by jungle-esque plants that offer natural beauty and privacy. It's clean and charming and the owners and staff have put careful thought into what guests want and need -- sea kayaks, bikes, coolers, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

In Playa Selva we were staying 15 days in March. Booking and communication with Manuela was perfect and very fast. Immediately responded to our questions which related accommodation and location . On the site we communicate with Pepe which is a very nice man who advise where to go on a trip , restaurant recommendations and overall is helpful. The... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Our family loved Playa Selva. Every experience was great - from the booking experience where I worked closely with Manuela, to meeting Pepe, the excellent and attentive manager of the lodge, to enjoying and experiencing the friendly staff, with special mention to Rafa who was always available to help us with anything we needed. Our family was looking for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I absolutely love this place!!! This was our second time at Playa Selva in Cabana Maya. The place is magical. We arrived earlier than expected but Pepe and the staff were completely accomidating. They helped us carry our luggage and groceries to the kitchen. We stayed in Cabana Maya which was perfect. We had an extra bed and invited friends... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My girlfriend and I arrived in Tulum for a 2-night romantic getaway while visiting friends in Playa del Carmen. We booked online originally at hotel Parayso, a property that I look forward to tearing to shreds in a a separate review as when we arrived, we had the pleasure of finding out that the people at Parayso booked our room... More

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Sainte-Adele, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I have been visiting Tulum for the last 6 years and it was the first time we went to Playa Selva, it was our best vacation . We loved the community kitchen which enable us to meet nice people , save us from outrageous restaurant prices because we could prepare our meal . The kitchen is well equipped and clean... More

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Tivoli, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

When arriving at Playa Selva you know that you have stumbled into a paradise. The beach is the most beautiful spot with white sand turquoise water. The thatched roof cabanas sit right on the beach and you can hear the waves and breathe the ocean air and get the best relaxing sleep. The rooms are simple yet tastefully designed and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I traveled with a few friends to this magical oasis. I had a few troubles getting into the country so the staff at Playa Selva really went out of their way to make our stay perfect. The great thing about this specific location is it is pretty quiet and central to a lot of the great restaurants and bars. The... More

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Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 8.4 | Apartado Postal 131, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Playa Selva is one of the most beautiful beaches in Tulum with agarden composed of large trees, surrounded by practically virgin nature.This place has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation.A place to relax, away from the rush and the noise.A place to recharge your energy; alone, with your partner, with friends or with the entire family.A place to practice different sports and leisure activities.A place to let your soul fly free.Playa Selva is located on the Tulum beach; 8 km from the town, 8 km from the Tulum Mayan ruins and 3 km from the extraordinary Sian Ka'an Biosphere Natural Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage). ... more   less 
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