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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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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Playa Selva was a wonderful surprise, we are already booking our next trip. Pepe is a gracious and helpful host. He offered many suggestions on cenotes and kayak tours. We stayed in La Palma which is perfect for 2, our room was spacious and clean with a great balcony. We did take advantage of the shared dining area to prepare... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming to the Yucatan for years and have always had a great experience--until we stayed at PS this past June. The water in the shower and sink were salt water-definitely not potable-it was such a hassle to brush my teeth and even take a shower. it was a beach hut, but terribly overpriced. Manuela refunded me a significant... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the beach house (Casa Playa) for 6 days last week. It was like a dream. Right on the beach, with a little vegetation in front for privacy, but you still get the ocean views. The bungalow was small but perfect for our family of four. The kitchen was well appointed and we used it a lot considering... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my second visit at Playa Selva within a year.Oh boy,things have change for the worst since last time.First the opening of a BeachClub next door called: La Eufemia.It has brought a crowd of loud college kids to this stretch of beach,loud techno music from noon to 4am ,we couldnt sleep for the first 4 nights,after complaining a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look past the new-agey yoga retreats and hip spa hotels! Playa Selva is a lovely, relaxed villa in the heart of Tulum Beach that embraces modesty over money. The cabanas are clean and spacious, the beach pristine (with comfortable loungers), and the staff very friendly and helpful. No restaurant or bar onsite, but instead a sweet casita where you can... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

So happy we chose to stay at Playa Selva during our last visit to Tulum! Although it is in the middle of the beach this is a very quiet and natural place. Everything is well maintained and very clean. Our room was spacious and had a large terrace with hammock as well. We had not planned on using the kitchen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We just spent a week at Playa Selva and all we have are wonderful reviews. From the moment we arrived Pepe greeted us like family. We stayed in Casa Playa with a wonderful view of the ocean and greenery. The staff was sweet and amicable and took very good care of our "home away from home". There was always a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Playa Selva has never let me down. Simple. Peaceful. Clean. Pepe is always there to help with anything you need and the staff is on point. I love having a communal kitchen and watching the sunrise from between the curtains of their newest room La Marea. You really can't go wrong staying here. Thank you Playa Selva for always making... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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