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km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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La Selva Mariposa
Ranked #1 of 61 Tulum B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yavne, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love beautiful beaches as much as the next "guy", but that should not be a criteria when visiting Tulum, as Moe and Lou's La Selva Mariposa is a unique accomodation that would entice virtually anyone. Entice is the closest word I could find to highlight all the "treats" awaiting each and every visitor. These range from multiple property "retreats"... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The jungle, a must admit I was a bit concerned about staying in the jungle. Lots of things live in the jungle I am unfamiliar with or familiar with on a much smaller scale. But La Selva Mariposa is a little hideaway in the jungle. We were warmly greeting by Julio and he gave us a tour of the property.... More

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

Thanks for the positive review. We are very fortunate to have such a trustworthy and competent staff to take care of our guests while we were away. We loved that you mentioned so many special things about our lovely little jungle retreat. Now that you are comfortable with the idea of staying in the jungle, we hope that you will... More

New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Selva Mariposa is both an idyllic retreat and a perfect base for exploring Tulum and the area around it. We stayed with our two teenage daughters for a week over the Christmas holiday in 2013 and had a spectacular time. Moe and Lou are terrific hosts. We loved the quiet and beauty of the buildings and the plantings, the... More

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

Hi, Thanks for the flattering review. We hope future travelers who may be coming our way at Christmas time will read the review about how enjoyable LSM was last year at that time. We appreciate the time you took to share your experience with others. More

Charleston SC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You just never know what Moe and Lou are going to add! This place is so magical, the hardest thing to do is describe it. If you don't do this for yourself you are really missing out. Each time we have been there there is something new. This time it was the jacuzzi over the outdoor kitchen area. It was... More

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

Hello, Thank you so very much for taking the time to tell other travelers about your recent stay at La Selva Mariposa. We are thrilled that you mentioned the new jacuzzi on the roof and your photo was simply amazing. We try to add special features each year that will enhance your experience and bring you back for a return... More

Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

What a magical place! Mo and Lou have created the perfect place to stay. Unique and comfortable rooms set in bush with amazing pools - I haven't come across another place like it. Mo and Lou are warm and friendly hosts who are committed to making your feel at home. They have a meticulous eye for detail with fresh flowers... More

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

Karen, You came from so far away and we were happy to welcome you to our little paradise. So glad the experience was more than you anticipated. We truly appreciate you sharing your experience with other travelers. Thanks for taking the time to share so many things that you found special about LSM. We truly appreciate your insight. More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stayed at LSM for 3 days mid-July. We're a family of 4 - husband & I, 2 teenagers - stayed in room 4. LOVED everything about LWM - the attention to detail in our room, the beautiful grounds, friendly dogs, and helpful & informative hosts. We ate at two different restaurants within walking distance of LSM and honestly those were... More

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

Hello and thanks for the review about your family vacation. We realize that Tulum Beach is one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world and are delighted that you wanted to spend some time in a small Mayan village to round out your experience. Supporting the tiny restaurants in our pueblo of Macario Gomez is making a better... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Upon realizing that our vacation (August 7-15, 2014) could use a bit of a boost (more nature, less people) my girlfriend and I decided it best to leave our familiar surroundings of Isla Mujeres (where we met) for a new adventure in Tulum, but admittedly knew that even this would be a bit of a challenge... Tulum? Less people? Riiight...... More

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

Thank you for the eloquent review. We were so pleased that you enjoyed the ambiance of La Selva Mariposa and noticed all the details we have added to Mother Nature's canvas. Glad you mentioned the red notebook. This little travel guide to our favorite back door sites close to LSM is something unique that we are constantly updating. NYC is... More

Hastings on Hudson, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed at La Selva Mariposa the first week in August. What a perfect choice for us. Close enough to Tulum to enjoy the restaurants and beaches, but centrally located to allow us to explore Coba and Ek Balam and the Spider Monkey Preserve. Accommodations were spotless and unique. We stayed in a room with an outdoor shower that was a... More

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

Thanks so much for your kind review. We on the other hand can not go wrong with such tranquil and easy going guests such as yourself. Glad you shared so many of the things to do in the area. We think that staying with us in the Mayan jungle gives you another perspective of the Riviera Maya that a beach... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed at LSM this past August for our honeymoon. We stayed there for 5 nights total. LMS was the perfect honeymoon spot for us. We were greeted by Mari who showed us around the properly and gave us two chocolate chip cookies upon our arrival. We stayed in the room with the open shower, and we... More

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

Well thanks so much for the lovely words you expressed about your stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. With all the choices of places to spend your honeymoon after a romantic wedding on the beach you chose us. We were thrilled that we met all your expectations and more and hope you will think about coming back one day... More

Vancouver, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

On my bucket list of trips to take, I can now tick off the Yucatan/Mayan Ruins. However, what I had not expected to find on my trip was a fantastic B&B right in the middle of the jungle. Per my usual MO I went on multiple sites to search for accomodations my 14 year old son and I could share.... More

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

Hello Jon and Ben, How can I say thanks better than to say that we will be waiting for your return with open arms. Thanks so much for the glowing review,(no we did not bribe him to write this and did not know them before their visit to LSM). Shortly after you settled into your room, I chatted 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum

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