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La Selva Mariposa

km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 66 Tulum B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
jk039 Los Altos, California
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Los Altos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We spent several nights in suite 4 at La Selva Mariposa. What a very special and relaxing treat! Our own little pool and patio, plus a rooftop sitting area, very quiet except for the sound of water cascading in pools around the property. Lou and Moe have created a lovely retreat and take very special care of their guests. Breakfasts... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This terrific B&B lies only minutes from the beaches and the ruins of Tulum, yet staying here makes you feel as if you have ventured deep into the Yucatan jungle. The rooms are comfortable and well-appointed, with small personal swimming pools and nice hot showers. We wish we were lying in the hammocks on the veranda and watching the exotic... More 

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Maumee, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very special place. We combined a few days here with a few days at a small cabana hotel on the Tulum beach, and would do it again in a heartbeat, and for longer next time. The owners Moe and Lou have created a lovely, peaceful little hideaway on the road to Coba. Designed, built and run with a lot... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for finding La Selva Mariposa on Trip Advisor and for bringing your parents along to share the experience. It was fun to meet you and see such compatible traveling companions. The kudos you shared with other travelers makes our heart swell. Thanks, and since you are frequent travelers to the area, we are hoping you will... More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at LSM for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute of it! Lou and Moe are excellent hosts! The place is amazing! We stayed in room 2 and it was perfect! And their breakfast offerings are great! We would eat the gourmet breakfast that either Lou or Moe prepared around 8 am and we would not get hungry again... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hi from Mexico, Thanks so much for the flattering review. We are sometimes amazed that we are able to keep our #1 spot on Trip Advisor, but when we get reviews like yours and look around we realize that there is no other like this in the popular tourist Mecca of Tulum. Thank you for mentioning the local restaurants in... More 

Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at La Selva Mariposa in December of 2014 for a two-night visit: it was far too short. This is a unique and stunning place. The setting is magical and the hosts are delightful. We used LSM as a "base" for visits to the ruins at Coba, and for a day of exploring cenotes. The only downside is that... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hi and thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We love Magical! The sad part for us is that you only stayed 2 nights. We hardly got to know you, but the upside is that many people when staying for such a short first visit will return. We hope this is the case with you. There... More 

Margate, NJ
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134 reviews 134 reviews
49 hotel reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Selva Mariposa… We just returned late last night & we are still glowing from our 6 days in Tulum. We stayed in room three, a king size bed & comfy sheets. Moe & Lou are a wealth of great advice that probably saved us lots of wasted time & money if we did our explorations based solely on Lonely... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks more than a million for taking the time to write a review to share your experience at La Selva Mariposa with other travelers. But what is even more impressive than the words you used to describe your stay with us is the fact that you wrote it as soon as you returned home. We know how busy you must... More 

Hamilton, MT
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd visit to LSM. We stayed last year in March and this year between Jan. 26 and Feb. 5. Our visit and our hosts were as lovely as our first! Everything is perfection....the breakfasts, of which the entree was never repeated in our 10 days there and always served with culinary flair and flavor...the rooms are lovely,... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hola y gracias, You thought of everything. Lou said that it was so professionally written that people will think that we wrote it. Honest, we did NOT, but we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking the time to share your experience at La Selva Mariposa with future travelers. We love meeting and hosting new guests at... More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been staying at La Selva Mariposa every year since we first found out about it some 7 or 8 years ago. Moe and Lou are attentive hosts and we so enjoy the beauty of the rooms and property, in all its natural perfection. Not to be missed!

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

That is so cool that you keep returning each year. You are able to truly see and appreciate the improvements and additions we make. Lou and I love sharing LSM with our guests, but it is the interaction between the guests at breakfast or in the jacuzzi or lounge that is truly something that sets us apart from other resorts... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LSM was a fantastic oasis a short 10 minute drive from Tulum. Moe and Lou are both great examples of what you look for in a couple running a place like this - fun, knowledgeable, kind and happy to tell you all about what's on offer to first timers to this beautiful part of Mexico. Breakfast was always great and... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the complimentary review. We truly appreciate it and love sharing our little oasis in the jungle with such interesting and respectful travelers. We hope you return soon, and maybe I will have a new muffin recipe that you will love even more than the one you took home. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always struggle to slow down on vacation. It usually takes me a few days so we opted to spend our first 4 nights in Tulum in the jungle, moving the beach at the end. La Selva Mariposa melted me into a slow vacation mode where the hammocks and the birds beckoned me to sit, slow, and still myself. In... More 

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hello from Mexico, We were touched that you both took the time to write such a thoughtful review of your stay at La Selva Mariposa. We had a feeling that you had a poet inside yourself, and appreciated how we worked so closely with Mother Nature. It was our pleasure to share our little oasis in the jungle with you... More 

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Address: km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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Number of rooms: 4
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