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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Uxbridge, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the maraposa in early May for a few nights. The grounds are beautiful and our room was very lovely as well. We had no neighbours in the room next to us and that gave us the extr quite we loves so much. We were made to feel very comfortable and welcome. I have special... More

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review from your stay with us at La Selva Mariposa last May. We truly enjoy sharing our little oasis in the Mayan jungle with travelers like yourselves and hope that you will plan to return and stay for even longer. We continue to make additions and improvements to the property,... More

Cardiff
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

All the revuews were correct - we really had a great time in La Selva Mariposa. It was a pleasure to stay and was a real highlight of our trip. We are a fanily of 3 (2 adults and a hard to please 16 year old daughter) from the UK (Cardiff). We would class ourselves as reasonably well travelled and... More

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience at La Selva Mariposa with future travelers. We loved how you mentioned your experience in and around our little pueblo of Macario Gomez. Each year there are more and more amenities offered. Glad you enjoyed it. We loved sharing our little paradise with you and hope ;you return in... More

Beverly Hills, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our visit to LSM was a unique and very enjoyable experience. Above all, Lou and Mari do everything possible to make you experience what the area has to offer. Mari's in-room booklet offers local trips and hints on where to explore and the best way to see them. An example was what Mayan ruins offer shade, when is the best... More

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

Thank you so very much for the great review on your recent stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. We are happy that you mentioned the "relaxing" part and how much you enjoyed our guest services. We enjoyed meeting you both and hope that you will return. More

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

La Selva Mariposa is a truly beautiful place with all the amenities one could want. Lou and Mari's attention to detail is seen everywhere, from the locally sourced honey soaps in the bathroom to their detailed and informative guides for day trips and getting around Tulum. This is a true bed and breakfast experience, with very attentive hosts and awesome... More

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

Thank you so much for all the wonderful things you had to say about us. Though we are sorry you do not feel that all we offer is worth the price you paid, we feel that the value of all we offer is more than reasonable. The breakfast alone for two is a $30.00 a day value. Did you know... More

Lethbridge, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

There are several reasons LSM has been and will continue to be voted #1 bed and breakfast in the Tulum area---Lou and Moe. The most generous, giving, knowledgable hostesses ever! The property is a complete reflection of this amazing couple. This property makes you forget that there really is another world outside the LSM entrance. It is enchanting, relaxing, and... More

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

Thank you so much for all the kind words and we are happy to know that we have some new friends living here near us. We are always happy to share our experience and knowledge of the area to our guest and who knows maybe a future neighbor. Hope to be seeing you soon watching the Sun set from your... More

maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Tulum beach is spectacular, but to start and end your day at Mariposa is better than staying at the beach. You hear the waterfalls, the tree frogs, take a dip in your private pool/man made cenote, take a soak in the rooftop hot tub with a margarita by Lou, and devour a delicious home-made breakfast--fruit, yogurt, eggs, pancakes, muffins.....Lou... More

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

Thanks for the great review and for NOT keeping La Selva Mariposa a secret. We carved this little paradise out of the sometimes stark, sometimes lush Mayan jungle to be able to share it with others. Reviews like yours will guide the right-minded people to our door. For that we thank you. Lou and I invite you to return to... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This review is 5 months late, though the fantastic experience I had here is still fresh in my mind! I was trying to mind my budget and had booked some nights at a Posada in Tulum town but loved it so much here that I stayed an extra night. It was difficult to enjoy the next spot because LaSelva is... More

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

I knew right away when I read the review who had written it, Funny, I felt like it was just yesterday that you were here soaking in the jacuzzi, except that I remember how chilly it was and how you looked so cozy draped in the blanket. Thanks so very much for the beautiful review, and I must say it... 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): $$
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La Selva Mariposa is an intimate B&B situated only 15 min. by car from the shores of Tulum's gleaming waters of the Caribbean and less than 30 minutes from many Mayan ruins and cenotes. Our three beautifully decorated air-conditioned rooms and one luxury suite with decks, cascading waterfalls, cenote style plunge pools, illuminated jungle paths and gourmet breakfast will leave you feeling that you have arrived in paradise. Each golden day of your vacation will simply blend into the next. ... more   less 
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