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La Selva Mariposa

km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 65 Tulum B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently took my Mother to La Selva Mariposa to celebrate her 80th Birthday. We had a fabulous stay there and Lou and Moe made sure that we were well taken care of. We did a day at Coba and a couple of days at the beach and had a great time! I have already recommended it to friends and... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review of your recent stay with us. Thanks for mentioning the first class service. We try to give our guests their priacy and yet remain available to help them meet their needs and have the best experience possible. We hope that you return in the near future and you will find Lou and I waiting... More 

Key West, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

While looking online for some place unique during our Mexico Mayan ruin vacation, we discovered an "off-the-beaten path" jewel. Pictures online were very true to the description, and the attention to detail in all the individual rooms was worth of any high end resort. The huge rooftop hot tub was a perfect end to tromping around ruins and cenotes. I... More 

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

Hola from LSM, Thanks for the review about your recent stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. I love how you encouraged other visitors to sign up for the special 5-course dinner. Lou and I enjoying cooking and serviing this candle light meal to our guests because it gives us the opportunity to have some one on one time to... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Lou and Moe, the owners and often operators of LSM are so delightful. They treat you as if you were family. Before I knew it (and they didn't know it either) I was calling them the "mom and dad" of the place haha! They have so many amenities so you'll have to take advantage of them all! The hot tub,... More 

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

Thanks so much for sharing your feelings about your stay at La Selva Mariposa . You mentioned so many things that you enjoyed right here at LSM. We truly were delighted to meet you and your sister and share our little oasis in the Mayan jungle with you. It is not that often that sisters visit unaccompanied and you explored... More 

Yardley, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

There really isn't much I can say that hasn't already been said about this beautiful oasis in the land of the Mayans. Lou and Mo are gracious guests who are informative and knowledgeable about the area. We explored the ruins of Coba, Chichen Itza, and Tulum, which are in close proximity to the property. We travelled to Akumel Playa, which... More 

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

Thanks, what fun it was to listen at breakfast to the adventures your family experienced during your stay at La Selva Mariposa. The pictures you posted were great, especially the egret on the palapa house roof (a water bird like this only visited one other time in 10 years), you in the hammock (I know you searched out the best... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We found and stayed at Selva Mariposa and absolutely loved every moment. Mou and Lou have put so much into this unique B&B. The beauty of this place is in the details. It's privately located on the way to the most populars cenotes. Tip: I was able to use google map's street view to find this place without a problem.... More 

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

Hi, What a surprise to get your awesome review knowing you are still traveling in Mexico. We loved meeting you and hope that you will return. I could tell when I gave you the extensive tour of the grounds upon arrival that you were wishing you had booked a longer stay with us, but that is ok, because we love... More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a wonderful (and much too brief) stay at La Selva Mariposa. Moe and Lou have built a gem of a B&B in a gorgeous jungle setting, away from but easily accessible to downtown Tulum and the Tulum beach area. Their attention to small but key details makes this one of the most inviting places we've stayed. The beach... More 

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

Hola, Thanks so very much for the wonderful review from your recent stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. We appreciate you mentioning so many things that we provide, as we are ever trying to make your stay as comfortable, and effortless as possible. Since your vacation this time was only 4 nights, we are hoping you will return and... More 

Banstead, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Excellent breakfasts (especially the bacon apple and cinnamon burritos), I really enjoyed going in the pool by our room and the hot tub. I explored the jungle paths by the side of the rooms, if you have the room 4 then you have a small relaxation area on the roof which is very lovely. Lou will give you superb recomendations... More 

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

Thanks you for the lovely review. You are our youngest reviewer and one we will not soon forget. Your family was so adventurous and we were so happy to guide you to the sites that best met your interest. Our dogs, thanks for letting others know how friendly they are, are missing you. We will be waiting with open arms... 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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