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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for the second half of our honeymoon, and it was our favorite! The sounds in the evening in the jungle were soothing as there was a little stream that trickled outside the room. Even though we were a little worried about the weather (rain or extreme heat) it was perfect in our little jungle...

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

Thank you so much for the spectacular review. Your last sentence on the green label statement was especially meaningful to us. We are passionate about the environment and people that surround La Selva Mariposa and Macario Gomez, and are happy when guests are here for only a short time and notice this. We are in the process of finishing the...

Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 11 September 2016

La Selva Mariposa is one of the most unique bed and breakfasts that I have ever visited! Moe and Lou have done an amazing job creating a bed and breakfast that is so peaceful yet exciting. I have had the fortune of staying there 3 times and always look forward to my next visit which has proven to be more...

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Thanks so much for visiting La Selva Mariposa during this potentially rainy season when many tourists, especially from the US, shy away from our little paradise. You were treated to beautiful tropical showers at night and sunshine during the day for the most part and you could not ask for more than that. We think this is a great time...

Loganville, Georgia
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We loved our stay at La Selva Mariposa. I have to say I was a little worried when we first drove up. It is about a 15 minute drive from downtown Tulum, and we thought it looked a little sketchy at first. But once we got inside the gate, we felt like we were at home. You feel as if...

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

Thank you so much for the informative review. We are sorry that family business took us away from LSM and we were not able to greet you in person. We were confident that Julio and his wife, Beatriz, would take good care of you. Thank you for mentioning this. Yes , there are times that the little road off the...

seattle
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Loved the attention that we were given from the owners (Lou and Moe) prior to going to Tulum AND also getting the on site attention from Julio. Julio gave us all the TLC we needed and attended to all our requests. We enjoyed the beautiful ambience from nature as well as from the man made aesthetics that was so carefully...

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

Thanks so much for your glowing review of your stay at LaSelva Mariposa. We appreciate hearing first hand how our talented and kind staff guided and nurtured you while we were away on family business. We always take great care before guests arrive to share as much information as we can to make your entry into our little oasis as...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at La Selva Mariposa for 4 nights as part of a 2 week long road trip around the Yucatan peninsula. It was one of the highlights of our journey. Lou was a kind and gracious host - he strikes the right balance between hospitality and privacy and cooks a brilliant breakfast. Lou is also incredibly...

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

Thanks so much for the review of your stay at La Selva Mariposa and titling it "a beautiful alternative." I was so proud of the glowing comments you made about how my husband, on his own, due to my absence, stepped up to do such a fabulous job assisting you with your travel needs. La Selva Mariposa, as you described,...

Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Our stay at La Selva Mariposa for 3 nights in April was an extraordinarily magical experience. The comfortable bed-and-breakfast is a secluded jungle oasis with excruciating detail put into everything from the gourmet breakfasts to the rooms to the rooftop pool to the huge assortment of colorful flora. The owners, Moe and Lou, have lovingly poured their all into creating...

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

It was such a pleasure meeting you and being able to chat about so many interesting subjects. Your review was dear to me. We love it when guest get immersed in all the things around LSM. There is so much to see and hear. My walk around the property this morning was inspiring I am now ready for the day.

Richmond, Indiana
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I investigated all types of accommodations in the Tulum area, having the idea of finding a truly charming place that would feel like home and stand in as an exotic locale. Look no further, this is it! As one approaches this B and B, one sees a very tall rock fence, several meters high, which makes it a compound. Once...

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

Wow. What a stunning review. Thank you so much. My husband, Lou , and I are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at La Selva Mariposa and that you took the time to mention so many of the highlights of your visit. I was sorry to be away and not be able to meet each and every guest, but...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights at the end of May at LSM and this was a charming experience. Moe and Lou make you feel welcome from the very first instant, provide a lot of touristic information and cook a wonderful breakfast, different every day, to fit any diet requirement. They are also keen to make you try their local products. The...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at La Selva Mariposa with future travelers to the Yucatan Peninsula and Tulum in particular. We are glad that we were able to provide so many things like beach bags and towels that were able to lighten your travel load. We have provided so many different choices in...

Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stayed at La Selva Mariposa on the first week of June and we really felt in love with the place. Waterfalls, hammocks, pool and open air shower; we couldn't ask for more. Lou gave us everyday useful advices on what to see and how to get the most out of every experiences (beaches, cenotes, food and sometimes what to...

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

Thank you, thank you, thank you for the lovely review. Yes, it is our pleasure to search out the freshest ingredients and prepare each meal with lots of love and passion. I am glad that you mentioned our gentle and friendly staff, Julio,Beatriz and Jose. We could not have attained the #1 B&B rating without them. It is a joint...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There have been many superlative reviews of LSM and after a week there, they all bear repeating. I'll validate that Lou and Moe have created,with much love, an oasis of tranquility in this magic corner of the Yucatan, that they are the consummate hosts, particular about quality and ensuring a genuine, connected experience for guests, as well as having created...

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

You have made our little labor of love come alive and I thank you for the poetic manner in which you described each nook and cranny at La Selva Mariposa and the surrounding area. We have had so many wonderful guests over the last ten years that I thought I would never forget a name or a face, but age...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, heated roof top jacuzzi, 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 

Additional Information about La Selva Mariposa

Address: km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: €117 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum
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“we had Suite 4 - it was awesome, but they all looked incredible (can't wait to go back and stay in the newly constructed Suites 5 and 6!).”
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