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La Vita e Bella

Km 1 Carretera de Las Ruinas de Tulum, | El Camino de la Playa, Tulum, Mexico
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Ranked #38 of 76 hotels in Tulum
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very relaxed atmosphere, you could go anywhere on the property and have sand under your feet and a mango margarita in your hands. The staff both Italian and Mexican were very helpful and accommodating.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bungalows are nice and clean and the view is gorgeous (if you stay in the ones in front if the beach). Very little water comes out of the shower. It seems they haven't cleaned out the shower cap or replaced it. The water from the sink smells like sulfur. You have to throw the toilet paper in the bin,... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We don't usually spend this much for a accommodations but it was highly recommended by a friend. We originally booked into the Junior Suite, back off the beach. We were a little wary as the screens were a little suspect and my wife and kids are mosquito magnets, but we had no problem the first night and there were lots... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Just spent two night here and it was wonderful. We stayed in cabana#1 and it was like our own private paradise. The carefully pointed out where they'd blocked off turtle nests so that we wouldn't disturb them which we appreciated. There's a great, affordable beach massage directly next door and we walked to dinner at Mezzanine both nights. It was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Beware when you are booking online the price doesn't include taxes to 19 % I'm used to seeing the total price listed on the web but if you read down in the confirmation email they conveniently say it there so check the fine print. The location is good that's why they got 3 stars. The bungalow was below average and... More

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We are very sorry that thess guests felt uncomfortable during their stay. First of all in our our web site is well specified plus taxes; just need to add the percentage of taxes to the cost of the room per night. Second, the tap water at La Vita e Bella Hotel has slight periodic chlorination treatment (swimming pool type) to... More

New Orleans, Louisiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We just got back from 5 nights in a beachfront bungalow at La Vita e Bella. This hotel was perfect for us - on the best and most beautiful stretch of beach in Tulum, comfortable casual accommodations, and really friendly staff. Our bungalow was right on the beach, and we had our own beach loungers and thatched umbrella in a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are great and the place is very charming. It has an excellent Beach. I would highly recommend this place, but service in the restaurant definitely needs attention. The other reviews are accurate. The restaurant has great beach views and has good food. Service could definitely be improved. There was one employee named Patricia who simply needs to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place is perfectly located within 5 steps of the beach. Our beachfront bungalow was literally on the beach which was perfect. The beach at Tulum is the best of the area, crystal waters, no rubbish, soft sand, and most importantly - not crowded. This hotel is within the Tulum National Park and therefore it has all been made with... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I'll just lay it out like this: The beach is amazing, MAGICAL...not crowded whatsoever...you can walk north about 5 minutes and see the ruins (from a distance)...The cabanas are well appointed and only like 20 feet from the ocean. Those 2 things are the only reasons i need to stay here. it's romantic and low-key and stunningly gorgeous...if you require... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The bungalow is beautiful! Very nice view to the beach!!! And e very friendly housekeeping woman called Griseda!!! They have a excellent kitchen in the «resort» la vita e bella. The best place for many happy returns!

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Address: Km 1 Carretera de Las Ruinas de Tulum, | El Camino de la Playa, Tulum, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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Come and enjoy the beauty of our hotel, "La Vita è Bella" (Life is Beautiful), a handcrafted place in the middle of nature, located on the most beautiful beach of Tulum, Mexico, created and designed to soround you with the exotic nature that only Mexican Caribbean can deliver.Come find the natural beauty of Caribbean Sea, virgin beaches, jungle flora and fauna, all mixed in a rustic blend, but with all the comfort of an exclusive hotel, designed to let you enjoy a vacation in paradise.Founder and owners of "La Vita è Bella" fell in love with the place and decided to stay for ever, with the dream of sharing the ancient Maya Kings legacy with you. Be our guest, come join us! ... more   less 
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