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Playa Selva

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Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 8.4 | Apartado Postal 131, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Playa Selva & would like to thank the staff, especially Pepe, for looking after us so well. The location is beautiful & it is lovely to fall asleep to the sound of the waves & wake up to bird calls. The shared kitchen works well & our room was spacious & kept very clean. There... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Just stunning. The spot on the beach, the garden,the rooms, everything. It's personal and private. Tulum are expensive though. You pay for a rustic holiday and the sound of nature close to you, the djungle and the ocean. No AC and Wi-fi are up and down. We loved the place.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Playa selva is basic - in the best kind of way. There is fresh fruit in the morning, a cool breeze from the ocean constantly keeping the sun at bay, Pepe and the crew are smiles and attentive, and soft sands of the beach are your front yard. Upon arriving to the moment me and my family left, the world... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed at Playa Selva first week of June 2015. It was a group trip with a total of 6 people. We had 2 casitas, or bungalows, on the beach. Both casitas were 2 floors. The 4 girls, myself included, stayed in Casa Playa. The 2 boys stayed in Cabana Maya. Casa Playa is the bigger one of the two. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Playa Selva is a unique resort nestled next to the turquoise water and white sand beach of the Carribean. There are a variety of sizes of cabins so it is easy to find the perfect one and they are all lovely. The cabins are comfortable and what you might dream of if you were envisioning a vacation on the beach.The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Envision an idyllic cabin on the beach. That's Playa Selva. Located in the Hotel Zone of Tulum, these cabins are beautiful and have private access to the beach. This is an ideal location both for a romantic getaway or for a family. Impeccable service all around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

The bungalows, grounds, the owners & staff (Pepe, Rafa, the ladies), and some of the other guests...all FANTASTIC! Being right next door to the camp where we met so many warm and genuine people just added to the experience. We've traveled to so many places around the world and would never have imagined that true paradise was only a short... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The people at Playa Selva are so lovely, especially Pepe who went out of his way to help answer all of our questions and ensure our stay was perfect. Playa Selva is within walking distance of places on the beach with food and drink, has bikes you can use every day, and it was very nice having a little place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is just amazing ,stayed for a week in cabana maya and loved every aspect of this small ,very well maintain oasis.The communa kitchenl is big enough for two family to cook at the same time,some of the kitchenware could use an upgrade.The free bike were in good enough condition and pretty handy to cruise along the beach road.... More 

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Logan, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Spent a week at Playa Selva and loved every minute. There were swings and a slide for the kids as well as a variety of beach toys, plenty of hammocks, bikes available. Pepe, Jose and Manuela were all wonderful.

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