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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 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at La Selva Mariposa for a couple nights this past January. It was the perfect end to a dream Tulum vacation. The property was a destination in itself. From the gardens to the pools to the sculptures, the grounds were amazing! Mo and Lou were gracious hosts who made a fantastic breakfast, gave great advice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and 7-year-old son and I spent a blissful week here! We absolutely loved the gardens, guesthouse, porch, pool, hot tub, dogs, breakfasts... I can only echo all the other rave reviews of this place. Mo and Lou were very helpful in giving advice to help us plan our activities, and graciously answered our many questions about the area.... More 

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

Thanks for the thorough and glowing review. It was wonderful to meet a new family from our home town in the US. Glad that you found us and enjoyed your stay with us in the Mayan jungle. It was a delightful experience for us to share our little jungle oasis with such a fun and respectful family. We hope to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stayed here for 6 days and found it to be the perfect relaxing hideaway . Nestled in a tropical forest , the owners of this beautiful B & B were very warm and friendly and wonderful hosts . The breakfasts are beautifully prepared and the accommodation is stunning. The owners take great pride in their home and rightly... More 

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

Thank you, thank you , thank you~! Your stay with us was wonderful for us as well. We only wish you did not live s far away and could return again soon. Lou and I love sharing the little oasis in the Mayan jungle that we built with the help of Mother Nature. More 

Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 11 days at La Selva Mariposa over the New Year's holiday. Lou as part of the "seamless package" picked us up at the Cancun airport and drove us to the beautiful B&B just 15 minutes from Tulum Center. The property is beautifully landscaped with small pools, waterfalls and Mayan sculptures. Each room is very private and quiet, and... More 

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

So fantastic that you took the time to relate the memories of your stay at La Selva Mariposa. I especially love that you mentioned our new feature, fresh home-made dinners. Our garden is flourishing so that means extra fresh greens and soon tomatoes galore. I was touched that you mentioned the experience reading the children the story I am now... More 

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bed and breakfast is the ideal destination in Tulum, hands down!! My bud and I split our Tulum vacation between two hotels, La Selva Mariposa and a cabana down on the beach. We both wish we had stayed at Mariposa the whole time. It was just a perfect vacation spot, a great way to escape the tourism and connect... More 

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

Hi from La Selva Mariposa. Lou and I would like to thank you so much for the thoughtful review you just posted on your vacation stay with us. Yes, it was way too short, but you did what many people do is split your week up between the jungle and the beach. It is a nice contrast, but unless the... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family just spent six nights at LSM. It was great. Moe and Lou have created a pretty special place and are gracious hosts. Everything is even more lovely than what you see on the website. We were in rooms 2 and 4, which were really nice: spotlessly clean, comfortable, tastefully decorated. Both rooms had great bathrooms, terrific amenities, perfect... More 

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

Thanks for your lovely review. We enjoy having guests like your family, and are proud to share La Selva Mariposa with such caring people. You mentioned so many things that you enjoyed, and we are always looking for ways to improve the property as well as our service to guests. It was truly our pleasure and we hope to see... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We spent four nights and sorry we didn't make it five nights. The property is so beautifully landscaped. We spent two nights in room #2 and two nights in the larger room with private pool. Both rooms were very comfortable, beautifully designed and decorated. We appreciated the attention to details from the availability of flashlights, umbrellas to beach bags and... More 

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

thanks for your review . We are delighted that you loved our LSM property and breakfasts, ect. but most of all I am thrilled that you mentioned the wonderful Mx. family restaurant across the street, Cachimba, They are such a great resource for our little town. We also appreciate you mentioning your visit to the honey store to buy shampoo... More 

Cottonwood heights
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We Spent 2 nights at La Selva Mariposa mid October. Should have spent more! My husband has wanted to go there for the past few years, (He has read both books Mari has written which we recommend to you all) This is where he got the idea to go but I didn't want to leave the beach in Tulum. After... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for your honest and fabulous review. I am so excited when I have an opportunity to meet guests who have bought and read one of my books and have never met us. I just had to go to your next location when I returned from vacation (hence no mention of Mari at breakfast), so I visited you at... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I spend four days with my 4-year old son there and we had a wonderful time. The hosts are super friendly and extremely helpful. The rooms, the whole property and the jungle garden are just amazing. My son felt so at home. The hosts gave us every day (during a delicious breakfast) tips what to do. I can only recommend... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for your honest and fabulous review. I am so excited when I have an opportunity to meet guests who have bought and read one of my books and have never met us. I just had to go to your next location when I returned from vacation (hence no mention of Mari at breakfast), so I visited you at... 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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